March 6 - 9, 2018

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-- Hernia/Foregut Agenda

 

Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) Agenda

We are in the process of putting together our 2018 program.  Please click here to sign up for email updates to be informed when our 2018 agenda is announced.
The previous conference (2017) MISS Hernia/Foregut agenda is found below to give you a flavor for the quality of the MISS program.

 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 

 

Hernia Session I

Ventral/Incisional Hernia Repair

10:20 - 10:35 AM

Prevention of Ventral/incisional Hernias; What is small bite closure: Does it Apply to the American patient? Prophylactic mesh augmentation-there is a new CPT code. Should we be doing PMA?
B. Todd Heniford, MD

10:35 - 10:50 AM

TAR - When, Why, How and Who Should be Doing
Yuri W. Novitsky, MD

10:50 - 11:05 AM

Robotic Ventral/incisional Hernia Repair. All the Rage. Should it be?
Brian P. Jacob, MD, FACS

11:05 - 11:20 AM

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
Moderator: Guy R. Voeller, MD

Brian P. Jacob, MD, FACS; B. Todd Heniford, MD;

Yuri W. Novitsky, MD

 

Hernia Session II

Mesh and Hernia Repair

11:20 - 11:35 AM

Lichtenstein Mesh Repair. Which Mesh? What Suture and How to Suture, Adhesives,

Self -fixating Mesh?
David C. Chen, MD

11:35 - 11:50 AM

Mesh Choices in Challenging Hernia Scenarios
Yuri W. Novitsky, MD

11:50 - 12:05 PM

Mesh Infection - Hard Lessons Learned from 250 Cases
B. Todd Heniford, MD

12:05 - 12:20 PM

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

12:20 - 1:20 PM

Lunch Symposium (Non-CME)

Strength and Scaffold: Why this combination is so important
Faculty: William S. Cobb IV, MD, FACS

Sponsored by: Gore & Associates

1:20 - 1:50 PM

Dessert Break Exhibit Hall

 

Foregut Session I

1:50 - 2:05 PM

GI Approach to Achalasia and EGJOO?
Brooks Cash, MD

2:05 - 2:20 PM

Surgical Treatment of EGJOO and Long Term Results of Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy for Achalasia
William O. Richards, MD

2:20 - 2:35 PM

Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Leena Khaitan, MD

2:35 - 2:50 PM

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
Brooks D. Cash, MD; Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH;

William O. Richards, MD

2:50 - 3:05 PM

Gastroenterologist Approach to Barrett’s or Why You Need VLE
Brooks D. Cash, MD

3:05 - 3:20 PM

Reflux and Adenocarcinoma – Where are We Now in Identifying the Relationship?
Glenn Ihde, MD

3:20 - 3:35 PM

Approach to The Patient with GERD Post Bariatric Surgery
Leena Khaitan, MD

3:35 - 3:50 PM

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
Brooks D. Cash, MD; Glenn M. Ihde ll, MD; Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH

3:50 - 4:05 PM

Refreshment Break/Exhibits

 

Hernia Session III

Inguinal Hernia Repair

4:05 - 4:20 PM

Robotic Inguinal Hernia Repair – Where do we Stand - Fad or Fancy?
Brian P. Jacob, MD, FACS

4:20 - 4:35 PM

Inguinodynia – Causes and Prevention
David C. Chen, MD

4:35 - 4:50 PM

Inguinodynia - Treatment of Inguinodynia
David C. Chen, MD

4:50 - 5:05 PM

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
Moderator: Guy R. Voeller, MD

David C. Chen, MD; Brian P. Jacob, MD, FACS

 

Hernia Session IV

Miscellaneous Topics

5:05 - 5:20 PM

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery- What Is It and Do We Need it in Hernia Surgery?
Yuri W. Novitsky, MD

5:20 - 5:35 PM

Social Media in Hernia Surgery; What is it, do I need it, is it Dangerous?
Brian P. Jacob, MD, FACS

5:35 - 5:50 PM

5 Tips and Tricks for Hernia Repair to Take Home Today
B. Todd Heniford, MD

5:50 - 6:05 PM

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
Moderator: Guy R. Voeller, MD

B. Todd Heniford, MD; Brian P. Jacob, MD, FACS;

Yuri W. Novitsky, MD

6:05 - 6:20 PM

Refreshment Break/Exhibits

 

Foregut Session II

6:20 - 6:35 PM

Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastroparesis
Glenn Ihde, MD

6:35 - 6:50 PM

GI Approach to GERD Including Who Should Go to Anti-Reflux Surgery
Brooks D. Cash, MD

6:50 - 7:05 PM

TIF with and without Hiatal Hernia Repair
Glenn Ihde, MD

7:05 - 7:20 PM

Nissen, or LINX, Medigas or Stretta??
Leena Khaitan, MD

7:20 - 7:35 PM

Patients with Barrett’s Should Undergo Anti-Reflux Surgery
William O. Richards, MD

7:35 - 7:50 PM

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
Brooks D. Cash, MD; Glenn M. Ihde ll, MD;

Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH; William O. Richards, MD

 

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