March 6 - 9, 2018

Encore at Wynn Las Vegas
 

 

Register by Dec. 1.  Save $300!

Full Agenda

 

 

Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) Agenda
Subject to change. Please check back for updates.
 

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

7:00 - 10 AM

 

Optional Interactive Workshop For General and Bariatric Surgery: Ultrasound, TAP, and Laparoscopic Techniques for Performing Infiltration Blocks

COLON 

 

 

Colon Session I

10:30 - 1:00 PM

 

Welcome and Course Overview

10:30 - 10:45 AM

 

Surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Keep It or Refer It

10:45 - 11:00 AM

 

What's New in the Management of Diverticulitis

11:00 - 11:15 AM

 

Surgeon's Role in the Management of LGIB

11:15 - 11:30 AM

 

Small Bowel Obstruction: Surgical Management

11:30 - 11:45 AM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty

11:45 - 12:00 PM

 

Risk Reduction in Colorectal Surgery: Pre and Perioperative

12:00 - 12:15 PM

 

Surgical Site Infection: Prevention Strategies

12:15 - 12:30 PM

 

Defining Quality and Value in Colorectal Surgery

12:45 - 1:00 PM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty

1:00 - 2:00 PM

 

Lunch Symposium

 

ENHANCED RECOVERY

 

 

Enhanced Recovery Session 1
The Evidence Behind Enhanced Recovery

2:00 - 2:15 PM

 

 Goal-Directed Fluid Therapy 

2:15 - 2:30 PM

 

  Multimodal Pain Management Strategies 

2:30 - 2:45 PM

 

 Does Carb Loading Matter?  Glucose and Enhanced Recovery

2:45 - 3:00 PM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty

3:00 - 3:15 PM

 

 The Opioid Crisis in America:  Will Enhanced Recovery Help? 

3:15 - 3:30 PM

 

 The International Experience  and Evidence: ERAS Society and ASER

3:30 - 3:45 PM

 

 Colorectal Experience with Enhanced Recovery in the U.S. 

3:45 - 4:00 PM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty

4:00 - 4:15 PM

 

Break

COLON, continued    

 

 

Colon Session II

4:15 - 4:30 PM

 

Intestinal Anastomosis: in Search of Perfection

4:30 - 4:45 PM

 

Anastomotic Tips and Tricks

4:45 - 5:00 PM

 

Management of Anastomotic Leaks

5:00 - 5:15 PM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty

5:15 - 5:30 PM

 

Splenic Flexure: Surgical Approach

5:30 - 5:45 PM

 

Approach to the Bariatric Patient Needing Colorectal Surgery

5:45 - 6:00 PM

 

Closing Ostomies - When, How and Why

5:45 - 6:00 PM

 

Closing Ostomies - When, How and Why

6:00 - 6:15 PM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty

6:15 - 8:00 PM

 

Chairman's Welcome Reception and Exhibits

 

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

 

6:45 AM

 

Breakfast/Exhibits

7:00 - 7:55 AM

 

Breakfast Symposium

COLON, continued    
   

Colon Session III

8:00 - 8:15 AM

 

Colon Polyps: Still a Role for Colectomy?

8:15 - 8:30 AM

 

Rectal Polyps: What are the Options?

8:30 - 8:45 AM

 

Colon Cancer: A Surgeon's Perspective

8:45 - 9:00 AM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty

9:00 - 9:15 AM

 

Hand Port, Muliport, Single Port - What's the Role?

9:15 - 9:30 AM

 

Robotic Surgery - What's the Role in Segmental Colectomy

9:30 - 9:45 AM

 

Conversions and Open Surgery - Still Necessary?

9:45 - 10:00 AM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty

10:00 - 10:30 AM

 

Break/Exhibits

ENHANCED RECOVERY, continued    

 

 

Enhanced Recovery Session II
Implementing an Enhanced Recovery Program

10:30 - 10:45 AM

 

 Who are the Stakeholders and How Do I Engage Them? 

10:45 - 11:00 AM

 

 Lessons Learned from the Duke Experience

11:00 - 11:15 AM

 

How Does the Pharmacist Fit In?  Enhanced Recovery Meds that the Surgeon Should Know

11:15 - 11:30 AM

 

 Q&A Panel with Faculty

11:30 - 11:45 AM

 

Regional Blocks:  What Type and What  Medication to Use? 

11:45 - 12:00 PM

 

Bringing Industrial Standards to Colorectal Surgery 

12:00 - 12:15 PM

 

Does Enhanced Recovery Save Money?  Making the Case to Your Administrator

12:15 - 12:30 PM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty

12:30 - 1:30 PM

 

Lunch Symposium

1:30 - 2:00 PM

 

Dessert Break in Exhibit Hall


HERNIA

 

 

Hernia Session I

2:00 - 2:15 PM

 

Big Data and Hernia Care - Lessons Learned

2:15 - 2:30 PM

 

Complications: Cost, Prevention and Money Savings

2:30 - 2:45 PM

 

Management of Seromas: Pathophysiology, Prevention, and Treatment

2:45 - 3:00 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

3:00 - 3:15 PM

 

Robotic TAR: Should You Do It and Tips and Tricks

3:15 - 3:30 PM

 

Loss of Domain: What are My Options and Getting It Done

3:30 - 3:45 PM

 

Are We Hurting People by Doing Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction?

3:45 - 4:00 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

4:00 - 4:15 PM

 

Break/Exhibits

 

FOREGUT
   

Foregut Session 1

4:15 - 4:30 PM

 

Work Up of GERD

4:30 - 4:45 PM

 

Evolution of Endoscopic Techniques to Address Esophageal Motility Disorders

4:45 - 5:00 PM

 

How to Treat the Patient with Gastroparesis?

5:00 - 5:15 PM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty

5:15 - 5:30 PM

 

Gastroenterologist Vew of Anti-Reflux Surgery

5:30 - 5:45 PM

 

Endoscopic Resection for Leiomyoma and GIST Tumors in the Foregut

5:45 - 6:00 PM

 

Treatment of the Obese with GERD

6:00 - 6:15 PM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty

Thursday, March 8, 2018

 

7:00 AM

 

Breakfast/Exhibits

7:10 - 7:55 AM

 

Breakfast Symposium

HERNIA, continued    

 

 

Hernia Session II

8:00 - 8:15 AM

 

What is eTEP? Robotic vs Laparoscopic

8:15 - 8:30 AM

 

Management of Diastasis Recti

8:30 - 8:45 AM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

8:45 - 9:00 AM

 

Tissue Expansion in Complex AWR

9:00 - 9:15 AM

 

Botox Will Eliminate Components Separation for AWR

9:15 - 9:30 AM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

9:30 - 10:15 AM

 

Break/Exhibits

 

FOREGUT, continued
   

Foregut Session II

10:15 - 10:30 AM

 

Complex PEH Repairs

10:30 - 10:45 AM

 

How to Manage Reflux Post-Sleeve Gastrectomy

10:45 - 11:00 AM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty

11:00 - 11:15 AM

 

Endoscopic Diagnosis and Treatment of Barrett's

11:15 - 11:30 AM

 

ARS a Must for Treatment of Barrett's

11:30 - 11:45 AM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty


METABOLIC/BARIATRIC SURGERY

 

 

Metabolic/Bariatric Session 1: The Science

11:45 - 12:00 PM

 

The Gut Microbiome and Chronic Disease

12:00 - 12:15 PM

 

Gut Microbiome and Implications in Bariatric Surgery

12:15 - 12:30 PM

 

Obesity and Cancer : Most Underated Comorbidity of Obesity

12:30 - 12:45 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

12:45 - 1:45 PM

 

Lunch Symposuium

1:45 - 2:15 PM

 

Dessert Break in Exhibit Hall

 

 

Metabolic/Bariatric Session II: Hot Topics

2:15 - 2:30 PM

 

New Data on Cancer Reduction after Bariatric Surgery-Most Underrated Benefit of Bariatric Surgery (Ann Surg 2017)

2:30 - 2:45 PM

 

12-Year Weight Loss and Diabetes Remission after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (NEJM 2017)

2:45 - 3:00 PM

 

Surgical Management of Weight Regain after Bariatric Surgery

3:00 - 3:15 PM

 

Gastric Bypass vs. Gastric Banding 10-Year RCT: Lessons Learned

3:15 - 3:30 PM

 

Bariatric Surgery and Hypertension. Results of a New RCT

3:30 - 3:45 PM

 

Most Promising Endoscopic Therapies

3:45 - 4:00 PM

 

Long-term Mortality Reduction after Bariatric Surgery: A Mountain of Evidence

4:00 - 4:15 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

 

 

Metabolic/Bariatric Session III: Access, Quality and Optimizing Outcomes

4:15 - 4:30 PM

 

Key ASMBS Quality Initiatives for 2018

4:30 - 4:45 PM

 

Patient-Reported Outcomes: Next Big Quality Measurement You Must Know

4:45 - 5:00 PM

 

Ambulatory Bariatric Surgery: The New Standard?

5:00 - 5:15 PM

 

Misunderstanding of Obesity in America: Results of a Survey of the US Population

5:15 - 5:30 PM

 

Update on ASMBSE Enhanced Recovery Initiative: ENERGY

5:30 - 5:45 PM

 

Status of Medicare for Bariatric Surgery

5:45 - 6:00 PM

 

Apps to Assist Bariatric Decision Making

6:00 - 6:15 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

 

Friday, March 9, 2018

 

6:45 AM

 

Breakfast

7:00 - 7:55 AM

 

Breakfast Symposium

METABOLIC/BARIATRIC SURGERY, continued    

 

 

Metabolic/Bariatric Session IV: Videofest/Complications

8:00 - 8:15 AM

 

Endoscopic Management of Leaks and Strictures

8:15  - 8:30 AM

 

Motility Misery: Bariatric Surgery and GI Tract Dysmotility

8:30 - 8:45 AM

 

Reoperations after Bariatric Surgery - LABS Follow-up Study

8:45 - 9:00 AM

 

Managing Reflux after Sleeve Gastrectomy and Bypass

9:00 - 9:15 AM

 

TBA

9:15 - 9:30 AM

 

Avoiding Electrocauter Injury: SAGES FUSE Program

9:30 - 9:45 AM

 

Strangest Bariatric Complications I Have Seen/Heard of

9:45 - 10:00 AM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

10:00 - 10:15 AM

 

Break

 

 

Metabolic/Bariatric Session V: Controversies and New Frontiers

10:15 - 10:30 AM

 

Simulation and Apps for Training in Bariatric Surgrery

10:30 - 10:45 AM

 

Endoscopic Small Bowel Metabolic Therapies

10:45 - 11:00 AM

 

Gastric Wrapping: The Gastric Vest

11:00 - 11:15 AM

 

Robotics in Bariatrics Surgery: My View

11:15 - 11:30 AM

 

Surgery for NASH: The Next Metabolic Procedure

11:30 - 11:45 AM

 

Single Anastomosis Bypass Procedures - Current Status

11:45 - 12:00 PM

 

Reoperative Bariatric Surgery for Diabetes

12:00 - 12:15 PM

 

Reoperative Bariatric Surgery: My Advice

12:15 - 12:30 PM

 

Current Status and Future Directions for ASMBS

12:30 - 12:45 PM

 

Diabetes Surgery Guidelines - Next Steps toward Full Adoption

12:45 - 1:00 PM

 

What's New with Gastric Balloons

1:00 - 1:15 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

Follow Us

Jointly Provided By