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International Society For Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
Thoracic Track

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Thursday, 4 June
06.30 - 07.50
BREAKFAST SYMPOSIA†
Breakfast Symposia are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, Cinemed.
07.55 - 08.00
Opening & Welcome Remarks
Piotr Suwalski
Central Clinical Hospital of Ministry of Interior Administration and Centre of Postgraduate Medical Education, Warsaw, Poland
08.00 - 09.30
Thoracic Masters Session 1A: The Different Approaches to Minimally Invasive Lung Surgery
(5 minutes of presentation, 3 minute discussion, 2 live feeds, 30 minute Panel discussion)

Live Surgery Broadcast

VATS Lobectomy
Hasan F. Batirel
Marmara Univ Hosp - Ministry of Health, Instanbul, Turkey

Moderators: Abbas Abbas & TBD

Moderator Introduction of Session
TBD

Uniportal Lung Resections; Is Less Truly More?
David Zeltsman
Northwell Health, New Hyde Park, NY

Uniportal VATS Segmentectomy
Mohsen Ibrahim
University of Rome La Sapienza, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy

Anatomical Segmentectomy: Benefits of the Robotic Platform
Ghulam Abbas
WVU Medicine, Heart & Vascular Institute, Morgantown, WV

Lung Surgery in Octogenarians. Is Age just a Number?
Sebastien Gilbert
The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada

Minimally Invasive Complex Lung Resections by VATS
Mahmoud Ismail
Charitéplatz, Berlin, Germany

Minimally Invasive Complex Lung Resections by RATS
Abbas E. Abbas
Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
09.30 - 10.00
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
10.00 - 11.30
Thoracic Masters Session 1B: Mediastinal Disease and the Thoracic Surgeon
(5 minutes of presentation, 3 minute discussion, 2 live feeds, 30 minute Panel discussion)

Live Surgery Broadcast

VATS Thymectomy

Moderators: Jens C. Rueckert & Benny Weksler

Moderator Introduction of Session Basics
Jens C. Rueckert
University Medicine Berlin-Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany

Mediastinal Staging: From EBUS to VAMLA
TBD

Transthoracic Thymectomy
Jens C. Rueckert
University Medicine Berlin-Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany

Subxiphoid Thymectomy: Technique, Tips and Pitfalls
Marcin Zielinski
Pulmonary Hospital Zakopane, Poland

VATS Thymectomy
TBD

Thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis. When, How and Why?
Joshua R. Sonett
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
11.30 - 12.15
Announcement of Subramanian Innovation Award
12.15 - 12.30
Introduction of New Members
12.30 - 14.00
ISMICS International Fellows and Residents Luncheon - Trainees to Consultants†
12.30 - 14.00
LUNCH SYMPOSIA†
Luncheon Symposia are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, Cinemed.
14.00 - 14.45
Presidential Address
Piotr Suwalski
Central Clinical Hospital of Ministry of Interior Administration and Centre of Postgraduate Medical Education, Warsaw, Poland
14.45 - 15.45
Thoracic Abstract Session 1
(6 minutes of presentation, 4 minute discussion)

Moderators: Mahmoud Ismail & Joshua R. Sonett
T1.
Lower Risk of 30- And 90-days Mortality after Thoracoscopic Lobectomy Compared to Thoracotomy
Cezary Piwkowski, Piotr Gabryel, Magdalena Roszak, Dominika Zielinska, Lukasz Marciniak, Piotr Skrzypczak, Pawel Zielinski, Mariusz Kasprzyk
Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland
T2.
Surgical Outcomes of Video-assisted Sleeve Lobectomy
Jeonghee Yun, Yong Soo Choi
Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
T3.
Segmentectomy Demonstrates Similar Survival and Recurrence Rates as Lobectomy for Early Stage Nsclc; A Seer Database Analysis
Mirza Zain Baig1, Joanna Weber1, Syed Shahzad Razi2, Cliff Connery3, Faiz Bhora3
1Nuvance Health, Danbury, CT, USA, 2Memorial Heathcare system, South Broward, FL, USA, 3Nuvance Health, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
T4.
Uniportal Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery Decortication for Empyema: A Single Surgeon Experience
Stevan Pupovac1, David Zeltsman2
1Northwell Health at Hofstra School of Medicine, Astoria, NY, USA, 2Northwell Health at Hofstra School of Medicine, Queens, NY, USA
T5.
Left versus Right Bronchial Sleeve Resections; Characteristics and Outcomes from the Seer Database
Mirza Zain Baig1, Joanna Weber1, Cliff Connery2, Faiz Bhora3
1Nuvance Health, Danbury, CT, USA, 2Nuvance Health, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA, 3Nuvance Health, Poughkeepsie, CT, USA
15.45 - 16.15
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
16.15 - 17.45
Thoracic Abstract Session 2
(6 minutes of presentation, 4 minute discussion)

Moderators: Charles T. Bakhos & Jang Ming Lee
T6.
An Experimental Training Model for Less Invasive Living Donor Lobar Transplantation.
Michael Peer1, Nachum Nesher1, Ygal Kasif2, Evgeni Gershman3, Vladislav Gofman4, Ehud Willenz4, Ahmed Elkholy5, Mordechai Kramer3, Eugenio Pompeo6.
1Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel, 3Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel, 4Shamir (Assaf Harofeh) Medical Center, Zerifin, Israel, 5Tor Vergata University, Roma, Italy, 6Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy.
T7.
Benefits of Robotic Approach For Pulmonary Lobectomy in Tb Patients
Piotr Yablonskii, Grigorii Kudriashov, Armen Avetisyan, Larisa Kiryukhina, Olga Sokolova
St. Petersburg State Research Institute of Phthisiopulmonology, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation
T8.
Thymic Neuroendocrine Tumors: Demographics, Treatment and Survival
Charles Bakhos1, Aitua Salami2, Larry Kaiser1, Roman Petrov1, Abbas Abbas1
1Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
T9.
From Thoracotomy to Uniportal Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery: Promises and Pitfalls
Diana Bacchin, Marcello Carlo Ambrogi, Stylianos Korasidis, Vittorio Aprile, Elisa Sicolo, Paolo Dini, Marco Lucchi
Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, Pisa, Italy
T10.
The Efficacy of Thoracoscopic Pulmonary Segmentectomy Performed Viaa Uniportal Approach
Hitoshi Igai, Mitsuhiro Kamiyoshihara, Ryohei Yoshikawa, Fumi Ohsawa, Tomohiro Yazawa, Natsumi Matsuura
Japanese Red Cross Maebashi Hospital, Maebashi, Japan
T11.
Uniportal Vats: From 2% To 74% of Anatomic Lung Resections in 4 Years.
Aleksandra Chrzastek, Przemyslaw Blawat, Maciej Dancewicz, Lukasz Zolna, Mariusz Bella, Aleksandra Burysz, Blazej Przybyslawski, Janusz Kowalewski, Prof
Oncology Centre, Bydgoszcz, Poland, Bydgoszcz, Poland
T12.
Robotic- Versus Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery in Lung Resections For Pulmonary Neoplasm: A Single-institution Analysis
Celsa M. Tonelli, Kostaninos Poulikidas, James Lubawski, Amber Yow, Emily Saha, Suzanne Baldwin, Wickii T. Vigneswaran
Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA
17.45 - 18.45
Exhibition Hall Reception
17.45 - 18.45
Poster Competition: Round 1
Chief Moderator: Simon Moten, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne Australia
18.45 - 20.45
EVENING SYMPOSIA†
Evening Symposia are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, Cinemed.

Friday, 5 June
06.30 - 07.50
BREAKFAST SYMPOSIA†
Breakfast Symposia are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, Cinemed.
08.00 - 09.30
Thoracic Masters Session 2A
(5 minutes of presentation, 3 minute discussion, 2 live feeds, 20 minute Panel discussion)

Live Surgery Broadcast

VATS Thymectomy

RATS Lobectomy

Moderators: Akif Turna & TBD

Moderator Introduction of Session Basics
Akif Turna
Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Med.Fac., Istanbul, Turkey

Lessons Learned from the ROBOT Trial
Gija van Boxel
Magdalen College, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Uniportal Esophagectomy
Jang-Ming Lee
National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Anastomotic Techniques in Robotic Esophagectomy
Inderpal S. Sarkaria
UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh, PA

Endoscopic Resection of Esophageal Cancer
TBD

Robotic Nodal Dissection for Esophageal Cancer
Zhi-Gang Li
Shag Hi Chest Hospital, Tian Jin, China

Esophagectomy for Benign Disease. When, How and Why?
Benny Weksler
Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
09.30 - 10.00
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
10.00 - 11.30
Thoracic Masters Session 2B: Combined Session with ESTS
(5 minutes of presentation, 3 minute discussion)

Moderators: Alessandro Brunelli & Abbas Abbas

Update on European Data of Lung Resection
Marco Scarci
University College London Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Surgical Management of the Funnel Chest
Janusz Kowalewski

Ablation for Lung Nodules. When, How and Why?
Hiran C. Fernando
Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, Falls Church, VA

Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy. The Lessons Learned
Hasan F. Batirel
Marmara Univ Hosp - Ministry of Health, Istanbul, Turkey

Carinal Resection
TBD

Complex Thymic Resections: Can We Consider Minimally Invasive Approaches?
TBD

Pitfalls in Robotic First Rib Resection
Farid Gharagozloo
Florida Hospital Celebration/ UCF, Celebration, FL

Diagnosis and Treatment of Ground Glass Opacity. What are the Guidelines?
Alan D. Sihoe
International Medical Centre, Hong Kong, China

Robotic Tracheopexy; The Lessons I've Learned
TBD
11.30 - 11.45
Cardiac Surgery Renaissance
Jude S. Sauer
LSI Solutions
11.45 - 12.00
Consensus Statement
12.00 - 12.15
Presentation of the Grundeman Award
12.15 - 13.45
LUNCH SYMPOSIA†
Luncheon Symposia are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, Cinemed.

Supported by Atricure
13.45 - 14.45
Keynote Speaker
Lech Walesa
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
14.45 - 15.45
Thoracic Abstract Session 3
(6 minutes of presentation, 4 minute discussion)

Moderators: Farid Gharagozloo & TBD
T13.
Phase 2 Study of Fibrin Sealant For Prevention of Anastomotic Leakage In Esophageal or Junctional Cancer
Yihuai Hu, Yaobin Lin, Yan Huang, Kongjia Luo, Jianhua Fu, Hong Yang
Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, Guangzhou, China
T14.
Surgical Management of Acquired Benign Tracheoesophageal Fistula: Single Center Experience
Petrucio A. Sarmento1, Juliana P. Franceschini2, Vicente Forte3, Ricardo S. Santos4
1Real Hospital Português de Beneficência, Recife, Brazil, 2Instituto Tórax, São Paulo, Brazil, 3Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, 4Hospital Cárdio Pulmonar, Salvador, Brazil
T15.
Esophageal Cancer Patients with Pathological Response
Ali Taghizadeh Kermani1, Reza Bagheri2, Hessam Taheri3, Mohsen Aliakbarian4, Ehsan Soltani5, Mona Joudi6
1Associate professor of oncology, surgical onchology research center, University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran, mashhad, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 2Professor of Thoracic Surgery, Lung Disease Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran, Mashhad, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 3General practitioner, Lung Disease Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran, mashhad, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 4Associate professor of general surgery, Surgical Oncology Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran, mashhad, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 5Department of General Surgery, Acute Care Surgery Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Taleghani University Hospital, Mashhad, Iran, mashhad, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 6. Cancer Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran, mashhad, Iran, Islamic Republic of
T16.
Catastrophes in Robotic Thoracic Surgery: Intraoperative Evaluation and Management of Adverse Events
Carmelina C. Zirafa, Gaetano Romano, Diana Bacchin, Federico Davini, Franca Melfi
University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
T17. WITHDRAWN
T18.
Robotic-assisted Pneumonectomy: A Comparison Between Totally-portal Robotic and Robotic Converted to Open Approaches
Daniel Zarif, Donna Bahroloomi, Paul Lee, Claire Sarmiento, Byron Patton, Richard Lazzaro
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA
15.45 - 16.15
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
16.15 - 17.45
Thoracic Abstract Session 4 - Video Session
(6 minutes of presentation, 4 minute discussion)

Moderators: Inderpal S. Sarkaria & Janusz Kowalewski
TV1.
NON INTUBATED SUBXIPHOID PNEUMONECTOMY
Maria Nizami, Chinmay Patvardhan, Aman Coonar, Adam Peryt, Giuseppe Aresu
Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom
TV2.
First Rib Resection for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome - The Robotic Approach
Adrian Zehnder1, Gregor J. Kocher2, Juerg Schmidli2, Ralph A. Schmid2
1Cantonal Hospital Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland, 2University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
TV3.
Transhiatal Robotic Esophageal Epiphrenic Diverticulectomy, Heller Myotomy, Lateral Fundoplication, and Cruroplasty
Romulo Fajardo1, Abbas Abbas1, Roman Petrov1, Charles Bakhos2
1Temple University Hospital, philadelphia, PA, USA, 2Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
TV4.
Robotic Hiatal Hernia Repair and Mechanical Sphincter Augmentation
Farhan Nadeem, Abbas Abbas, Charles Bakhos, Roman Petrov, Shawn Robinson, Shrey Patel
Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
TV5. WITHDRAWN
TV6.
Robot Assisted Right Upper Lobe Sleeve Lobectomy
Farhan Nadeem, Charles Bakhos, Roman Petrov, Abbas Abbas
Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
TV7.
Robot Assisted Intrapericardial Salvage Pneumonectomy
Farhan Nadeem, Charles Bakhos, Shrey Patel, Roman Petrov, Abbas Abbas
Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
TV8.
Robot Assisted Mckeown Esophagectomy with Robot Assisted Feeding Jejunostomy
Farhan Nadeem, Roman Petrov, Charles Bakhos, Abbas Abbas
Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
TV9.
Minimally Invasive Repair of Intrathoracic Vascular Injury
Robert D. Allman, James Speicher, Audrea Oliver, Mark Iannettoni, Carlos Anciano
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA
18.30 - 21.00
Attendee Reception
Kubicki Arcades at the Royal Castle
21.30 - 23.00
President's Nightcap

Saturday, 6 June
07.30 - 08.00
ISMICS Member Business Meeting
08.00 - 09.30
Thoracic Masters Session 3A: The Operating Room of the Future; More than just Robots
(5 minutes of presentation, 3 minute discussion, 20 minute panel discussion)

Live Surgery Broadcast

Robotic Lobectomy
Abbas E. Abbas
Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Uniportal Lobectomy
Diego Rivas

Moderators: Hiran C. Fernando & Calvin S.H. Ng

Moderator Introduction of Session Basics
Calvin S.H. Ng
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Overview of Hybrid OR in Thoracic Surgery and Current Evidence
Kelvin K.W. Lau
St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Update on Endobronchial Ablation of Malignant Lung Nodules
Calvin S.H. Ng
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Difficult Case, Trouble Shooting, and Learning Curve
Yin-Kai Chao
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan

Getting the Most Value from Hybrid OR and Cost Analysis
Kelvin K.W. Lau
St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, United Kingdom

3-D Printing in Thoracic Surgery
Faiz Y. Bhora
Health Quest/Nuvance Health, Poughkeepsie, NY

Endoscopic Management of Wegener's Granulomatosis
Faiz Y. Bhora
Health Quest/Nuvance Health, Poughkeepsie, NY
09.30 - 10.00
Coffee Break
10.00 - 11:30
Thoracic Masters Session 3B: Outside the OR. How to Make a Difference
(5 minutes of presentation, 3 minute discussion, 25 minute panel discussion)

Moderators: Mara B. Antonoff & Marcin Zielinski

Bridging the Gender Divide in Thoracic Surgery. What Must be Done?
Sharon Ben-Or
Prisma Health-Upstate Thoracic Surgery. Greenville, SC

ERAS or Fast Tracking? Do They Go Hand in Hand?
Charles T. Bakhos
Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

The Role of Social Media in Academic Medicine. How to Keep it Honest
Mara B. Antonoff
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

A Primer for Patenting and Intellectual Property
Usman Ahmad
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Efficiency in the OR. How to Keep It Moving
TBD

Creating an Esophageal Center of Excellence and What it Takes
Thomas J. Watson
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
11.30 - 12:30
Kit V. Arom Lectureship
Creative Destruction and Destructive Creation are Related Principles in Medical Innovation - Personal Glimpses and Journey
Valavanur A. Subramanian
New York, New York
12:30 - 14:00
Technical Challenges: Pitfalls and Disasters

Moderators: Gry Dahle & Ramachandra C. Reddy
TC1.
TAVR Complicated By Anomalous Coronary Arteries; Two Case Reports Optimizing Procedural Strategies
Monica Singh, Triston Smith, David Haybron
Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, WV, USA
TC2.
Hemolysis Due To Stuck Valve Leaflet After Transcatheter Valve-in-valve Mitral Procedure
Christoph Krapf, Ulvi C. Özpeker, Ludwig Müller, Julia Dumfarth, Juliane Kilo, Michael Grimm, Nikolaos Bonaros
Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
TC3.
A Delayed Staged Treatment Strategy In A Double-valve Septic Endocarditis Patient with Influenza, Severe ARDS and an Aortic Aneurism
Martins Kalejs1, Ivars Brecs1, Kristians Meidrops1, Roberts Leibuss2, Anna Klesmite3, Eva Strike1, Peteris Stradins1
1Pauls Stradins Clinical University hospital and Riga Stradins University, Riga, Latvia, 2Pauls Stradins Clinical University hospital, Riga, Latvia, 3Riga Stradins University, Riga, Latvia
TC4.
Anomalous Origin of the Right Coronary Artery - Tavi or No Tavi?
Lukas Stastny1, Julia Dumfarth1, Juliane Kilo1, Cenk Özpeker1, Guy Friedrich2, Bernhard Metzler2, Axel Bauer2, Markus Kofler1, Michael Grimm1, Nikolaos Bonaros1
1Department of Cardiac Surgery, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria, 2Department of Internal Medicine III, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
TC5.
A Novel Hybrid Approach to Iatrogenic Circumflex Artery Injury After Mitral Repair
Fadi Hage, Ali Hage, Kumar Sridhar, Bob Kiaii, Michael W.A. Chu
Western University, London, ON, Canada
TC6.
Case Reports of Veno-venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation to Facilitate Removal of Carinal Tumors
Bryan Miles, Lucian A. Durham, Jonathan Kurman, Lyle D. Joyce, David W. Johnstone, Uzair Ghori, Paul J. Pearson
Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, WI, USA
14.00 - 15.00
Thoracic Abstract Session 5
(6 minutes of presentation, 4 minute discussion)

Moderators: Mahmoud Ismail & Sharon Ben-Or
T19.
Image-guided Localization of Difficult Pulmonary Nodules in the Hybrid Theatre: Percutaneous Hookwire vs. Endoscopic Dye-marking
Sze Yuen Peter Yu1, Cheuk Man Chu2, Wing Hung Rainbow Lau2, Yuk Pui Innes Wan2, Chun Ho Simon Yu2, Sze Hang Calvin Ng2
1The Chinese University of Hong Kong, New Territories, Hong Kong, 2The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
T20.
Feasibility of Early Ambulation For Enhanced Recovery after Surgery after Esophagectomy
Christopher Johnson, Marissa Mayor, Hiran Fernando, Sandeep Khandhar, Amit Mahajan, Devon Collins, Jennifer Tran
Inova Fairfax, Annandale, VA, USA
T21.
Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy Guided Transbronchial Localization for Thoraopic Resection of Small Pulmonary Nodules
JAE WON SONG, So Young Bae, Kwon Joong Na, Samina Park, Chang Hyun Kang, Young Tae Kim, In Kyu Park
Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
T22.
Single-stage Localization and Thoracoscopic Removal of Non-palpable Pulmonary Nodules in a Hybrid Operating Room
Federico Mazza, Massimiliano Venturino, Elisa Carla Fontana, Davide Turello, Alberto Gorla, Enrico Peano, Alberto Balderi, Alessandro Locatelli, Giulio Melloni
A.O. Santa Croce e Carle, Cuneo, Italy
15.00 - 16.00
Poster Competition Finals
Chief Moderator: Simon Moten, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne Australia
16.00
Program Concludes
17.00
ISMICS Charity Soccer GameAll attendees invited to attend!

† - No CME Credits Awarded

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