9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
Surgery of the Foregut Symposium
Biltmore Hotel Coral Gables Florida
1200 Anastasia Avenue
Coral Gables, Florida
http://www.ccf.org/florida/cme
   Speakers
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   Raul Rosenthal, MD
   Program Director
   Cleveleand Clinic Florida

   The aim of the symposium is to continue our endless learning process
   in becoming familiar with state-of-the-art techniques in open and
   minimally invasive surgery of the foregut. We will also devote a
   session to basic technical aspects of suturing techniques as well as
   endoscopy. At the conclusion of the program participants should be
   able to:


   1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL, 33134, United States

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Schedule of Presentations:

Monday, February 21, 2011
06:30:00 Registration Continental Breakfast Visit Exhibits
07:15:00 Opening Remarks Raul J. Rosenthal, Steven WEXNER
07:25:00 Session | The European School of Laparoscopic Surgery Presents: Fundamental Technical Aspects in Gastroesophageal Surgery Santiago Azagra
07:30:00 Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication-That's How I Do It Bernard Dallemagne
07:45:00 Laparoscopic Gastrectomy Santiago Azagra
08:00:00 Laparoscopic Esophagectomy Guy-Bernard Cadiere
08:15:00 Discussion
08:25:00 Session | Gastroesophageal Surgery for Benign Disease Santiago Azagra
08:30:00 Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment of Achalasia Thomas W. Rice
08:45:00 Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Technique and Results Barry Salky
09:00:00 Complications of Nissen Fundoplication Bernard Dallemagne
09:15:00 Recurrent Paraesophageal Hernia Diagnosis and Management Barry Salky
09:30:00 Discussion
09:45:00 Coffee Break and Visit Exhibits
09:55:00 Session | Malignant Disease of the Esophagus and Stomach Thomas W. Rice
10:00:00 New AJCC/UICC Staging Classification of Esophageal Neoplasms Thomas W. Rice
10:15:00 Current Treatment Strategies and Outcomes of Surgical Treatent for Esophageal Neoplasms Guy-Bernard Cadiere
10:30:00 Current Treatment Strategies and Outcomes of Surgical Treatment for Gastric Neoplasms Santiago Azagra
10:45:00 Discussion
10:55:00 Session | CurrentTrends in Organ Transplantation John Fung
11:00:00 Liver Transplantation John Fung
11:15:00 Pancreatic Islet Cell Transplantation Camillo Ricordi
11:30:00 Multiorgan Transplantation Andreas Tzakis
11:45:00 Discussion
12:00:00 Lunch Break and Visit Exhibits
12:55:00 Session | The German Society of Visceral Surgeons Presents: Modern Trends in Surgery of the Esophagus, Liver, Pancreas and Duodenum Raul J. Rosenthal
13:00:00 Update on Management of Pancreatitis Jakob Izbicki
13:15:00 Surgical Management of Liver Metastasis M. Anthuber
13:30:00 Lymphadenectomy for Malignancies of the Foregut. Does it Improve Outcomes? Joachim Mueller
13:45:00 Multimodal Treatment of Esophageal Cancer Heinz Becker
14:00:00 Discussion
14:15:00 25 Years Experience in Surgical Training | What will the Future Look Like? Juergen Brenner
14:15:00 SPECIAL LECTURE
14:45:00 Coffee Break and Visit Exhibits
14:55:00 Session | Liver, Biliary Tract, Pancreas and Duodenum 1 Horacio Asbun
15:00:00 Surgical Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer-When Do We Draw the Line? Avram Cooperman
15:15:00 Laparoscopic Resection of Pancreatic Neoplasms Horacio Asbun
15:30:00 Understanding the Significance of IPMN of the Pancreas Menachem Ben-Haim
15:45:00 Discussion
15:55:00 Session | Liver, Bilary Tract, Pancreas and Duodenum 11 Mark Sesto
16:00:00 Common Bile Duct Injuries An Update Conrad Simpfendorfer
16:15:00 Management of Complications After Reconstruction of the Biliary Tract Ignacio Pinto
16:30:00 Trancystic Duct Common Bile Duct Exploration for Secondary CBDS Samuel Schuchleib
16:45:00 Surgical Treatment Strategies in Resection of Liver Metastasis: When and How to Do It Menachem Ben-Haim
17:00:00 Management of Liver Metastasis: Two Step Approach Ignacio Pinto
17:15:00 Discussion
17:25:00 Session | Seleted Topics in Foregut Surgery and Abdominal Wall Mark Sesto
17:30:00 Management of Complex Ventral Hernias Jerrold Young
17:45:00 Laparoscopic Management of Ventral Hernias
18:00:00 Update in Management of Hiatal Hernias Alberto Chousleb
18:15:00 Update in Management of Gastroparesis Raul J. Rosenthal
18:30:00 Discussion
18:45:00 Adjourn
19:00:00 Welcome Reception
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
06:30:00 Continental Breakfast Visit Exhibits
07:25:00 Session | Basic Concepts in Reoperative Surgery Peter Benotti
07:30:00 Current Literature on Reoperative Surgery: An Overview from the Editor of SOARD Harvey Sugerman
07:50:00 What We Need to Know and How to Prepare a Patient For Reoperative Bariatric Surgery Peter Benotti
08:10:00 Revisions, Conversion and Reversals | Classification of Reoperative Bariatric Surgery Raul J. Rosenthal
08:30:00 Discussion
08:40:00 Session | Reoperative Surgery for BPD-DS and JIB Robert Brolin
08:45:00 Complications of JIB Best Procedure to Convert to Robert Brolin
09:00:00 Why Should a PBD DS Always Be Performed in 2 Stages? Jacques Himpens
09:15:00 Conversion of Failed LSG or LAGB to BPD-DS Jordi Pujol
09:30:00 Converting a RYGBP to a Scopinaro Procedure Almino Ramos
09:45:00 Management of Complications of BPD DS C. Richard Cohen
10:00:00 Discussion
10:15:00 Coffee Break Visit Exhibits
10:25:00 Session | Reoperative Surgery for Complications after LSG Eric DeMaria
10:30:00 Leaks Moises Jacobs
10:45:00 Strictures and Gerd Jacques Himpens
11:00:00 Conversion to RYGBP Samer Mattar
11:15:00 Conversion to BPD DS William Inabnet
11:35:00 Discussion
11:40:00 Session | Reoperative Surgery of RYGBP for Chronic Complications Kelvin Higa
11:45:00 Reoperative Surgery for Gastro Gastric Fistulae After Divided RYGB and Non-Divided RYGB Samuel Szomstein
12:00:00 Reoperative Surgery for Recurrent Marginal Ulcers/Strictures Robert Marema
12:15:00 Reoperative Surgery for Malnutrition/Limb Shortening/Reversal Scott Shikora
12:30:00 Discussion
12:45:00 Lunch Break and Visit Exhibits
13:40:00 Session | Reoperative Surgery of RYGBP for Chronic Complications Scott Shikora
13:45:00 Reoperative Surgery after Gastric Bypass | An Overview Kelvin Higa
14:00:00 Reoperative Surgery for Internal Hernias and Bowel Obstruction Eric DeMaria
14:15:00 Reversal is Better Than Revisions: RYGBP Reasons and Technical Considerations Robert Brolin
14:30:00 Discussion
14:40:00 Session | Reoperative Surgery of RYGBP for Failures Patrick O'Leary
14:45:00 Pouch-Anastomotic Dilatation/Trimming or Banding Samer Mattar
15:00:00 Anastomotic Dilatation Pre-Anastomotic Rings | Benefits and Disadvantages Mal Fobi
15:15:00 Dumping Syndrome: Revision or Reversal? Eric DeMaria
15:30:00 Lengthening of the Limb: Does it Help? Mal Fobi
15:45:00 Discussion
16:00:00 Coffee Break and Visit Exhibits
16:10:00 Session | Reoperative Surgery After Failure and Complications of VBG Mal Fobi
16:15:00 Reasons for Reoperative Surgery After VBG Patrick O'Leary
16:30:00 Technical Pitfalls of Conversion of a VBG to RYGBP Robert Marema
16:45:00 Laparoscopic Conversion of VBG to LSG With Remnant Gastrectomy With and Without Gastrectomy Kelvin Higa
17:00:00 Discussion
17:10:00 Session | Reoperative Surgery for Adjustable Gastric Banding Raul J. Rosenthal
17:15:00 Management of Slippage Amir Szold
17:30:00 Megaesophagus and Hardware Issues Samuel Szomstein
17:45:00 Management of Erosion Nathan Zundel
18:00:00 Failures | Conversion to RYGBP William Inabnet
18:15:00 Failures | Conversion to LSG Moshe Rubin
18:30:00 Discussion
18:45:00 Adjourn
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
07:00:00 Live Surgery Day-Buses Leave Promptly
07:30:00 LIVE SURGERY DAY Samuel Szomstein, Nathan Zundel, Almino Ramos
07:30:00 Registration and Breakfast
07:35:00 Surgery-Laparoscopic Hepatectomy L. Gayet
08:00:00 The Obesity Disease in the Asia Pacific Region
09:00:00 Gastric Plication Techniques and Results Almino Ramos
09:30:00 Surgery-SILS Cholecystectomy G. Dapri
10:00:00 Management of Leaks After RYGBP and LSG Almino Ramos
10:45:00 Surgery-Sleeve Gastrectomy Raul J. Rosenthal
11:00:00 Small Bowel Complications: Hernias, Neoplasms, Bezoars and Intussuception Samuel Szomstein
12:00:00 Surgery-Reoperative Bariatric Surgery Raul J. Rosenthal
13:00:00 Abdominal Pain After Bariatric Surgery Raul J. Rosenthal
14:00:00 Management of Strictures and Stenosis After RYGBP and LSG Samuel Szomstein
14:30:00 Surgery-Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Raul J. Rosenthal
15:00:00 Percutaneous Drainage of Peripancreatic Abcess in the Critically Ill Patient
16:00:00 Adjourn
16:05:00 Buses Depart for The Biltmore Hotel
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