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International Society For Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Thursday, 16 June
06.30 - 07.50
BREAKFAST SYMPOSIA†
07.55 - 08.00
Opening & Welcome Remarks
Bob B. Kiaii
University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA
08.00 - 09.30
Thoracic Masters Session 1A
Moderators: Sharon Ben-Or & Joel Dunning

One Stop Shop: Intraoperative Diagnostic Robotic Navigation Biopsy, Mediastinal Staging, and Robotic Lobectomy for Lung Cancer
Luis A. Godoy
University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA
09.30 - 10.00
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
10.00 - 11.30
Thoracic Masters Session 1B - The Future of Surgical Preparedness and Planning
Moderators: David Tom Cooke & Sarah A. Chen

All presentations will be 10 minutes, followed by group discussion

The Mastery Trial - Movement and Patient Outcomes
Alan J.B. Kirk
Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank, UK

Art Not Just for Artists - Using Art & 3D Printing for Surgical Preparation
Sarah A. Chen
University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA

3D Reconstructions with Open Software
Brian Mitzman
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Panel Discussion (10 minutes)

Community Mentoring Through Cloud Space Video
Faiz Y. Bhora
Nuvance Health, Poughkeepsie, NY

Maximizing the Proctor/Proctoree Relationship
Joel Dunning
James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK

Robotics - How I Teach
Scott I. Reznik
UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Robotics - How I Learn
Luis A. Godoy
University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA

Panel Discussion (10 minutes)
11.30 - 12.15
Announcement of Subramanian Innovation Award
Finalist 1: Tailoring Peek Crystallinity: Key For Highly Hemocompatible And Mechanically Performing Cardiovascular Implants
Jialu Chen1, Georgios A. Pappas1, Daniele Massella1, Arthur Schlothauer1, Sarah Motta2, Volkmar Falk3, Nikola Cesarovic3, Paolo Ermanni1
1ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, 2University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, 3Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Finalist 2: Implantation of an Intracardiac Accelerometer with Transcorporal Communication System as a Bridge to Energy Harvester
Michiel Algoet, MD1, Alaa Makdissi, MSc2, Willy Regnier, MSc2, Marion Heurte, MSc2, Manon Van Hecke, MD1, Wouter Oosterlinck, MD PhD1
1KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, 2Cairdac, Paris, France

Finalist 3: A Novel Versatile, Easy-to-use Coronary Bypass Connector Designed For Reliable Anastomoses Under Limited Access Conditions
Monica Gianoli1, Paul T.W. Suyker2, Matthijs Wassink1, Jeroen van den Berg1, Froukje E. Euwe1, Jesse M. Bosma1, Leonard J. Schelven1, Paul F. Gründeman1, Willem J.L. Suyker1
1UMCU, Utrecht, Netherlands, 2iiTech BV, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2021 Award Winner Update
12.15 - 12.30
Introduction of New Members
12.30 - 14.00
LUNCH SYMPOSIA†
14.00 - 14.05
Presidential Introduction
Husam H. Balkhy
University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL
14.05 - 14.45
Presidential Address
The Pursuit of Connecting the Dots

Bob B. Kiaii
University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA
14.45 - 15.45
Thoracic Abstract Session 1
(6 minutes of presentation, 4 minute discussion)
Moderators: TBD
T2.
Trends in Segmentectomy for the Treatment of T1a and T1b Non-small Cell Lung Cancers: Does the Robot Have an Impact
Alexander Leung, Akbarshakh Akhmerov, Monica Justo, Abigail Fong, Amirhossein Mahfoozi, Harmik Soukiasian, Taryne Imai
Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles, CA, USA
T3.
Virtual-reality Simulation Can Teach Vats Lobectomy To Lobectomy-naÏVe Trainees Within 4 Weeks: A Cross-over Study
Jeremy Chan1, Bijendra Patel2, Artemis Mantzavinou1, Ashwin Gojanur2, Sri Subramaniam3, Kelvin Lau4.
1Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, United Kingdom, 2Barts Cancer Institute, London, United Kingdom, 3Medtronic Limited, Watford, United Kingdom, 4Barts Thorax Centre, St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, United Kingdom
T4.
Subxiphoid Uniportal Vats Non-Intubatedthymectomiesvs Intubated Thymectomies
Maria Nizami, Raisa Bushra, John Hogan, Luke Williams, Adam Peryt, Aman Coonar, Giuseppe Aresu
Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom
T5.
Techniques For Localization Of A Lung Lesion Using Navigational Bronchoscopy
Andrew R. Brownlee, Amirhossein P. Mahfoozi, Taryne A. Imai, Harmik J. Soukiasian
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los angeles, CA, USA
T6.
Is Patient Controlled Analgesia Necessary After Robotic Thoracic Surgery?
Vijay Singh, Kavya Rao
Zucker Hofstra School of Medicine, Bay Shore, NY, USA
15.45 - 16.15
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
16.15 - 17.15
Thoracic Abstract Session 2
(6 minutes of presentation, 4 minute discussion)
Moderators: Janusz Kowalewski & M. Blair Marshall
T7.
Robotic Staged Bilateral Sympathectomy For Hyperhydrosis
Amine Bouri, Farid Gharagozloo, Ramachandra Reddy, Daniel Beckles, Prashant Shah, Ugo Ogwudu, Giuseppe Tavilla, Amber Malhotra
Baylor Scott and White Medical Center, Temple, TX, USA
T8.
Controlling Bleeding During Uniportal Thoracoscopic Major Pulmonary Resection
Hitoshi Igai, Mitsuhiro Kamiyoshihara, Kazuki Numajiri, Fumi Ohsawa, Natsumi Matsuura
Japanese Red Cross Maebashi Hospital, Maebashi, Japan
T9.
Prolonged Intercostal Block with the Use of Subpleural On-q Catheters
Farid Gharagozloo, Ramachandra Reddy, Daniel Beckles, Prashant Shah, Ugo Ogwudu, Giuseppe Tavilla, Amber Malhotra
Baylor Scott and White Medical Center, Temple, TX, USA.
T10.
Video-assisted Subtotal Parietal Pleurectomy: An Effective Procedure For Recurrent Refractory Pneumothorax
Haomin Cai, Rui Mao, Yiming Zhou
Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, Shanghai, China
T11.
Surgical Outcomes of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer in Octogenarians with Increased Severity in Comorbidities
Alexander Leung, Harmik J. Soukiasian, Taryne A. Imai
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
17.15 - 18.15
Exhibition Hall Reception
17.15 - 18.15
Poster Competition: Round 1
Chief Moderator: Simon Moten, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
18.15 - 20.30
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, 17 June
06.30 - 07.50
BREAKFAST SYMPOSIA†
08.00 - 09.30
Thoracic Masters Session 2A - Technical Challenges: Key Points, Pitfalls and Disasters
Moderator: Calvin S. Ng

All presentations will be 10 minutes followed by 2 minute discussion

Chest Wall Reconstruction
Calvin S.H. Ng
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Robotic Esophagectomy
Usman Ahmad
Cleveland Clinic, Columbus, OH

Robotic Tracheobronchoplasty
Alper Toker
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Extreme Segmentectomy
M. Blair Marshall
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Uniportal VATS
Janusz Kowalewski
Oncology Centre, Bydgoszcz, Poland

Lung Resection in the Targeted and Immunotherapy Era
Mara B. Antonoff
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

First Eexperience of Versius Lobectomy
Sven Seifert
Klinikum Chemnitz gGmbH, Chemnitz, Germany
09.30 - 10.00
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
10.00 - 11.30
Thoracic Masters Session 2B - Esophagus, Mediastinum and Chest Wall
Moderator: Luis A. Godoy

All presentations will be 12 minutes followed by 2 minute discussion

How I got here - Transitioning from Open Esophagectomy to Robotic Esophagectomy
David Tom Cooke
University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA

Minimally Invasive Surgery for the Benign Esophageal Disease - When to do Robotics, When to do Traditional Laparoscopy
Usman Ahmad
Cleveland Clinic, Columbus, OH

Each point of view will be 10 minutes followed by 2 minute discussion

Debate:
MIE: It's Safer When it is a Thoracic Surgery/General Surgery Combined Procedure

Brian Mitzman
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

MIE: I Can Do This All On My Own
Puja G. Khaitan
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Sympathectomy for Ventricular Arrythmia - Tips and Pearls
David T. Cooke
University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA

Robotic Diaphragm Plication - Tips and Pearls
Luis Godoy
University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA

Robotic First Rib Resection for Thoracic outlet Syndrome - Tips and Pearls
Farid Gharagozloo
Florida Hospital Celebration/ UCF, Celebration, FL
11.30 - 11.45
Late Breaking News
11.45 - 12.00
Consensus Statement
12.00 - 12.15
Presentation of the Cardiac Robotic Investigator Award and the Grundeman Award

Cardiac Robotic Investigator Award
Robotic-Assisted Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery and Hybrid Revascularization - The Dutch Experience
Anne R. de Jong1, Monica Gianoli1, Kirolos A. Jacob1, Hanae F. Namba1, Maaike M. Roefs2, Sandeep K. Singh3, Patrique Segers4, Willem J.L. Suyker1
1University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 2Netherlands Heart Registration, Utrecht, Netherlands, 3Isala Clinics, Zwolle, Netherlands, 4Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, Netherlands
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.
13.45 - 14.45
Keynote Speaker
David Hanson
CEO of Hanson Robotics
14.45 - 15.45
Thoracic Debate Session
Moderators: David Tom Cooke & Joel Dunning

Sleeve Reserctation Debate - Uniportal VATS vs Robotic
Team Uniportal VATS
Sebastian Gilbert
The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON

Team Robotics
Harmik Soukiasian
Cedars Sinai, Los Angeles, CA

Rebuttal
Audience Discussion / Q & A
Segmenectomy Debate - Uniportal VATS vs Robotic
Team Robotics
Ghulam Abbas
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Team Uniportal VATS
Mahmoud Ismail
Charité Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Rebuttal
Audience Discussion / Q & A
15.45 - 16.15
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
16.15 - 17.15
Thoracic Abstract Session 3 - Abstract and/or Video Session
(6 minutes of presentation, 4 minute discussion)
Moderators: Sarah Chen & TBD
T12.
Uniportal VATS Right Bonchoplastic Segmentectomy 7
Ahmed Ahmed1, Ibrahem Albalkhi2, Hamsa Aldebakey2, Joud Jafar Momani2, Norah Albugami2, Lara Jaber Alnaqaeb2, Tahirah Abdullah Alhaider2, Mohamed Hussein1, Nasser Alsheriff, MD1, Hazem Albeyali1, Mahmoud Hashim1, Norberto Santana-Rodríguez1
1King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
T13.
Combined Robotic Belsey Mark IV And Pulmonary Lobectomy
Romulo Fajardo, Joseph Reza, Cherie P. Erkmen, Charles Bakhos, Roman Petrov
Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
T14.
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Right Upper Lobectomy with Minimally Invasive Chest Wall Resection: Video Abstract
Caitlin Takahashi1, Mark Iannettoni2, Aundrea Oliver3, Carlos Anciano3, James Speicher3
1East Carolina University, Winterville, NC, USA, 2East Carolina Heart Institute, Greenville, NC, USA, 3East Carolina Heart Institute, Winterville, NC, USA
T15.
A Rare Complication of Bipolar Esophageal Exclusion: Esophageal Mucocele
Jonathan A. Nitz1, Charles T. Bakhos2, Roman V. Petrov2, Abbas E. Abbas3.
1Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2Temple University Health, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 3Brown Surgical Associates, Providence, RI, USA.
T16.
Management Of Native Lung Malignancy In The Lung Transplant Recipient
Jairo A. Espinosa, Charles Bakhos, Cherie Erkmen, Roman Petrov
Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
18.30 - 21.00
Attendee Reception
21.30 - 23.00
President's Nightcap

Saturday, 18 June
07.30 - 08.00
ISMICS Member Business Meeting
08.00 - 09.30
Thoracic Masters Session 3A - My Favorite Case
All presentations will be 10 minutes followed by 2 minute discussion
Moderators: M. Blair Marshall & Norberto Santana Rodríguez

Calvin S.H. Ng
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Norberto Santana Rodríguez
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Scott I. Reznik
UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Sharon Ben-Or
University of Kansas, Kansas City, MO

Joel Dunning
James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK

M. Blair Marshall
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Hecheng Li
Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai, China

Abbas E. Abbas
Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI
09.30 - 10.00
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
10.00 - 11:30
Thoracic Masters Session 3B - Trainee Education Session
Moderators: M. Blair Marshall & TBD

What a Trainee Should Know About Robotics
M. Blair Marshall
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Building a Robotics Program
Hecheng Li
Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai, China

The Economics of Robotics
Robert Merritt
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Discussion / Group Q & A

How I Innovate
Joel Dunning
James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK

How I Innovate
Mara Antonoff
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Discussion / Group Q & A
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.
Unroofing Technique for Anomalous Right Coronary Artery Is Safe and Effective: A Case Report
Tamer M. Abdalghafoor, Laith Tbishat, Ali Kindawi, Hatem Sarhan, Bassam Shoman
Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
TC2.
Repair of a Saccular Aortic Arch Aneurysm in a Patient with Behcet'S Disease and Multiple Aortic Aneurysms. A Case Report
Tamer M. Abdalghafoor, Hatem Sarhan, Mohamad Elkahlout, Laith Tbishat, Dina Alwaheidi, Abdul Wahid Al-Mulla
Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
TC3.
Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion In Off Pump Coronary Artery Surgery: Pitfalls
Amber Malhotra, Daniel Beckles, Giuseppe Tavilla, Ramachandra Reddy
Baylor Scott and White Health, Temple, TX, USA
TC4.
An Alternative Approach to a Type A Dissection of a Partial Porcelan Aorta with Severe Aortic Insufficiency and Concomitant Coronary Disease
Demetrius Protogeros, Aristeidis Argyroulis.
Henry Dynant Hospital Athens Greece, Athens, Greece.
TC5.
Massive Pleural Adhesions during Thoracoscopic AF Ablation
Egor Malyshenko,, Vadim Popov, Maxim Novikov, Amiran Revishvili
A.V. Vishnevskiy Egor Malyshenko National research center of surgery, Moscow, Russian Federation
TC6.
Partial Upperhemisternotomy For Rerecurrent Thyroid Cancer
Barbara Robinson
SUNY, Syracuse, NY, USA
14.00 - 15.00
Endobronchial Therapies - A Necessary Frontier
Moderators: Ghulam Abbas & Sharon Ben-Or
(6 minutes of presentation, 4 minute discussion)
T17.
Lung Preserving Strategy for Multifocal Lung Cancers or Lung Metastases - Transbronchial Microwave Ablation
Joyce W.Y. Chan, Rainbow W.H. Lau, C.M. Chu, Tony S.K. Mok, Calvin S.H. Ng
Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
 
Debate

One Stop Shop: Single Anesthetic Endobronchial Diagnosis & Surgical Treatment is Ideal
Harmik Soukiasian
Cedars Sinai, CA

One Stop Shop: Not as Efficient as You Might Think
David Tom Cooke
UC Davis Health, CA

Rebutal
Audience Discussion / Q&A
15.00 - 16.00
Poster Competition Finals
Chief Moderator: Simon Moten, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne Australia
16.00
Program Concludes

† - No CME Credits Awarded

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