March 16 - 19, 2020

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Full Agenda

Monday, March 16, 2020

6:30 AM

 

Breakfast/Exhibits/Posters

7:10 AM - 7:55 AM

 

 

Breakfast Symposium

 

COLON  SESSION I

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

 

Welcome and Course Overview
Bradley R. Davis, MD

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM

 

Colon Surgery 20 Years Ago: Then, Now and Future
Bradley R. Davis, MD

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

 

Robotic Surgery: Who Should Use It?
Jamie A. Cannon, MD

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

 

Robotic Right Colectomy: From Trocar Placement to Anastomosis
Todd D. Francone, MD, MPH

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

 

Transanal Surgery Using Robotic Technology: Who and How?
Jamie A. Cannon, MD

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
Jamie A. Cannon, MD; Bradley R. Davis, MD; Todd D. Francone, MD, MPH

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

 

I Want to Start a Robotics Program: What Does That Take?    
Todd D. Francone, MD, MPH

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

 

Bowel Preps: What Are the Current Evidence and Recommendations?
Ian M. Paquette, MD

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

 

Reducing Surgical Site Infection in CRS
Bradley R. Davis, MD

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

 

Break

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

 

What Is New in the CRS ERAS Updates?
Matthew G. Mutch, MD

 10:45 AM – 11:00 AM

 

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
Todd D. Francone, MD, MPH; Bradley R. Davis, MD; Matthew G. Mutch, MD; Ian M. Paquette, MD

 

COLON  SESSION II

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

 

Parastomal Hernias: Avoidance and Best Management
Matthew G. Mutch, MD

11:20 AM - 11:40 AM

 

Inflammatory Bowel Disease - What's new?
Bradley R. Davis, MD

11:40 PM - 11:55 AM

 

Diverticulitis: Are There Any Medical Therapies?
Ian M. Paquette, MD

11:55 AM - 12:15 PM

 

Diverticulitis and Abscess Management
Jamie A. Cannon, MD

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

 

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
Jamie A. Cannon, MD; Bradley R. Davis, MD; Matthew G. Mutch, MD;  Ian M. Paquette, MD

 

COLON  SESSION III

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

 

Lunch

12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

 

Lunch Symposium (Non-CME)

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

 

Break

1:45 PM - 2:30 PM

 

Case Studies: Colovesical Fistula Management; Malignant Bowel Obstruction; Ostomies in the Morbidly Obese; Large Bowel Obstruction
Todd D. Francone, MD, MPH; Matthew G. Mutch, MD; Jamie A. Cannon, MD; Ian M. Paquette, MD

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
Jamie A. Cannon, MD; Todd D. Francone, MD, MPH; Matthew G. Mutch, MD; Ian M. Paquette, MD

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM

 

Anastomotic Leak: Prevention and Management
Matthew G. Mutch, MD

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

 

Current Management of Colon Polyps: Surgery or Endoscopic?
Todd D. Francone, MD, MPH

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

 

Malignant Colon Polyp: Should Everyone Have a Formal Resection?
Ian M. Paquette, MD

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
Todd D. Francone, MD, MPH; Matthew G. Mutch, MD; Ian M. Paquette, MD

3:45 PM

 

Colon Program Adjourns

 
HERNIA
HERNIA SESSION I

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

 

The “Tell” of the Preoperative CT Scan in AWR
B. Todd Heniford, MD

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

 

Measuring Abdominal Wall Tension for AWR
William W. Hope, MD

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

 

Abdominal Wall Anatomy for the AWR Surgeon
Michael Rosen, MD

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 

Robotics for Ventral/Incisional Hernia Repair: What Does the Data Show?
Igor Belyankski, MD

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
Igor Belyanski, MD; B. Todd Heniford, MD; William W. Hope, MD; Michael Rosen, MD

5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

 

Components Separation: From Knowing Everything to Nothing and Partially Back Again
B. Todd Heniford, MD

5:15 PM - 5:30 PM

 

Hernia Prevention Strategies Including Prophylactic Mesh
William W. Hope, MD

5:30 PM – 5:45 PM

 

Preoperative Optimization in AWR: Data from the AHSQC
Michael Rosen, MD

5:45 PM - 6:00 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
B. Todd Heniford, MD; William W. Hope, MD; Michael Rosen, MD

 

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

6:30 AM

 

Breakfast/Exhibits/Posters

7:10 AM - 7:55 AM

 

Breakfast Symposium

 
HERNIA SESSION II

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

 

My Experience with the Preperitoneal Space for AWR
B. Todd Heniford, MD

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM

 

My Experience with TAR: The Good, Bad and the Ugly
Michael Rosen, MD

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

 

My Experience with MIS Extraperitoneal AWR
Igor Belyanski, MD

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
Igor Belyanski, MD; B. Todd Heniford, MD; Michael Rosen, MD

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

 

Hernia Surgery Past, Present and Future
Speaker TBD

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

 

Coding and Billing for AWR: Maximizing Reimbursement Appropriately
William W. Hope, MD

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
William W. Hope, MD; Speaker TBD

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

 

Break/Exhibits/Posters

 
HERNIA SESSION III

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

 

Robotic Inguinal Hernia: Yes or No?
Igor Belyanski, MD

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

 

Non-permanent Prosthetics in AWR: When and How?
Michael Rosen, MD

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

 

Botulinum Toxin in AWR: Fad or Here to Stay?
B. Todd Heniford, MD

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
Igor Belyanski, MD; B. Todd Heniford, MD; Michael Rosen, MD

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Stump the Experts: Case Presentations

12:00 PM

 

Hernia Program adjourns

     
 
ENHANCED RECOVERY

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

 

What’s New in Enhanced Recovery? Update from ASER President
Timothy E. Miller, MB, ChB

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

 

Perioperative Hyperglycemia: Dexamethasone, Carb Loading, Stress, Diabetes
Julie K. Marosky Thacker, MD

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

 

Perioperative Fluid and Hemodynamic Management
Timothy E. Miller, MB, ChB

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

 

Regional Anesthesia for Enhanced Recovery
Stephanie B. Jones, MD

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

 

Enhanced Recovery for High-Risk Surgery
Matthew McEvoy, MD

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
Stephanie B. Jones, MD; Matthew McEvoy, MD; Timothy E. Miller, MB, ChB; Julie K. Marosky Thacker, MD

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

 

Break

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

 

Tip for Implementation
Julie K. Marosky Thacker, MD

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

 

Management of Patients on Chronic Opioid Therapy
Stephanie B. Jones, MD

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

 

Opioid-free Anesthesia: How, Who, and Why?
Timothy E. Miller, MB, ChB

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

 

Postoperative Bowel Recovery and Management of PONV
Mathew McEvoy, MD

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 

Preventable Complications and Readmissions
Julie K. Marosky Thacker, MD

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
Stephanie B. Jones, MD; Matthew McEvoy, MD; Timothy E. Miller, MB, ChB; Julie K. Marosky Thacker, MD

5:00 PM

 

Enhanced Recovery Program Adjourns

 

FOREGUT SESSION I
Moderators: Aurora D. Pryor, MD; James C. Rosser, MD

5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

 

Foregut Surgery 20 Years Ago: Then, Now and a Vision of 20 Years from Now
Aurora D. Pryor, MD

5:15 PM - 5:30 PM

 

Endoscopic Options for GERD Management
Leena Khaitan, MD

5:30 PM - 5:45 PM

 

How to Select Surgical Alternatives for Reflux
William O. Richards, MD

5:45 PM - 6:00 PM

 

Falciform Flat? What’s That?
Aurora D. Pryor, MD

6:00 PM - 6:15 PM

 

The Recurrent PEH: What to do
James C. Rosser, MD

6:15 PM – 6:30 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
Leena Khaitan, MD; Aurora D. Pryor, MD; William O. Richards, MD; James C. Rosser, MD

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

 

Chairman’s Welcome Reception/Exhibits/Posters

 

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

6:30 AM

 

Breakfast/Exhibits/Posters

7:10 AM - 7:55 AM

 

Breakfast Symposium

 

FOREGUT, Continued
Moderators: Aurora D. Pryor, MD; William O. Richards, MD

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

 

Stump the Experts: Case Studies
Faculty Panel

 

FOREGUT SESSION II
Moderator: Leena Khaitan, MD

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

 

Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome: Fact or Fantasy?
Steve Eubanks, MD

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

 

Watts 3D and CLE: What Are These New Tools and When Do I Use Them?
Leena Khaitan, MD

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

 

How to Incorporate New Tricks into Practice and Get Paid for It
James C. Rosser, MD

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
Steve Eubanks, MD; Leena Khaitan, MD; James C. Rosser, MD

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

 

Break/Exhibits/Posters

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

 

Working Up Motility Disorders
Leena Khaitan, MD

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

 

Modern Management of Achalasia
Steve Eubanks, MD

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

 

What to Do with Epiphrenic Diverticula and Other Esophageal Oddities
William O. Richards, MD

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
Steve Eubanks, MD; Leena Khaitan, MD; William O. Richards, MD

11:00 AM

 

Foregut Program Adjourns

 
Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery

Session I: The Science

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

KEYNOTE: Obesity and CVD
Steven E. Nissen MD, MACC

11:30 AM - 11:50 AM

 

Obesity and CVD Drivers
John B Dixon, MBBS, PhD

11:50 AM - 12:10 PM

 

KEYNOTE:  CVD Outcomes of New Diabetes Agents: GLP1, SGLT2
Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

12:10 PM - 12:30 PM

 

CVD Outcomes of Metabolic Surgery
Ali Aminian, MD

12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

 

How does Obesity Cause HF/Effects of BS on HF
Tammy Lyn Kindel, MD, PhD

12:50 PM - 1:05 PM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty

1:05 PM - 1:20 PM

 

Lunch

1:20 PM - 2:05 PM

 

Lunch Symposium (Non-CME)

2:05 PM - 2:35 PM

 

Dessert Break/Exhibits/Posters

 

Session II: Hot Topics

2:35 PM - 2:55 PM

 

Bariatric Surgery 20 Years Ago: Then, Now and a Vision of 20 Years from Now
Philip R. Schauer, MD

2:55 PM - 3:10 PM

 

SADI - Now Ready for Prime Time?
Eric J. DeMaria, MD

3:10 PM - 3:25 PM

 

Obesity Stigma is the Root of all Barriers to Obesity Treatment
John B Dixon, MBBS, PhD

3:25 PM - 3:40 PM

 

Using Social Media to Combat Obesity Stigma
Neil Floch, MD

3:40 PM - 4:00 PM

 

DEBATE: Does Gastric Sleeve Cause Barrett's?
Michel Gagner, MD
Scott A. Shikora, MD

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

 

How to Use Weight Loss Medications in your Surgical Practice
Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

4:15 PM - 4:35 PM

 

TBD
 

4:35 PM - 4:45 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

 

Session III: Access, Quality and Optimizing Outcomes   

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

 

New MBSAQIP Standards- Medical Weight Loss
John Morton, MD, MPH, MHA

5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

 

Standards for Patient Safety and Efficacy in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Scott A. Shikora, MD

5:15 PM - 5:30 PM

 

Round Table Discussion: Board Certification for Metabolic   Bariatric Surgery, Is it Coming?
Robin P. Blackstone, MD
Eric J. DeMaria, MD
Kenneth G. MacDonald, Jr., MD
Ninh T. Nguyen, MD
Jaime Ponce, MD

5:30 PM - 5:45 PM

 

Recent Changes in Insurance Coverage for Bariatric Surgery
Eric J. DeMaria, MD

5:45 PM - 6:00 PM

 

What Happens to Patients who are Denied for Bariatric Surgery? 12-year Follow up
Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS

6:00 PM - 6:20 PM

 

KEYNOTE: Surgeon Volume Does Predict Outcomes
Aurora D. Pryor, MD

6:20 PM - 6:30 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

 

 

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery

6:30 AM

 

Breakfast/Exhibits/Posters

7:10 AM - 7:55 AM

 

Breakfast Symposium

 

Session IV: Your Practice/VideoFest/Complications

8:00 AM – 8:15 AM

 

Laparoscopic Ligamentum Teres Fundoplication for GERD after Sleeve or DS (video and results)
Michel Gagner, MD

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM

 

Technical Pearls for Revisional Bariatric Surgery
Robin P. Blackstone, MD

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

 

RYGB for Failed Nissen - Tips and Tricks
John H. Rodriguez, MD

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

 

Sleeve Leaks - Still an Issue
Ninh T. Nguyen, MD

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

 

Bariatric Surgery in LVAD Patients - Tips and Tricks
Corrigan McBride, MD

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

 

Robotic Techniques for Bariatric Surgery
Cheguevara Afaneh, MD

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM

 

Stump the Experts
Moderator:  Kenneth G. MacDonald, Jr., MD

9:50 AM - 10:00 AM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

 

Break/Exhibits/Posters

 

Session V: Controversies and New Frontiers

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

 

Machine Learning - Our Future?
John Morton, MD, MPH, MHA

10:45 AM - 11:05 AM

 

Balloons without Endoscopy and the New Expanding Cellulose Pill
Jaime Ponce, MD

11:05 AM - 11:20 AM

 

Aspiration Therapy, Really?  
Michel Gagner, MD

11:20 AM - 11:35 AM

 

New Apps to Individualize Care in Metabolic Surgery
Ali Aminian, MD

11:35 AM – 11:50 AM

 

Distal Bypass after RYGB
Philip R. Schauer, MD

11:50 AM - 12:05 PM

 

Duodenal Switch after RYGB
Michel Gagner, MD

12:05 PM - 12:20 PM

 

Endoscopy Frontiers in Bariatric Surgery
John H. Rodriguez, MD

12:20 PM - 12:35 PM

 

OAGB for Failed Sleeve Gastrectomy
Scott A. Shikora, MD

12:35 PM - 12:50 PM

 

Banding the Sleeve - Better Results?
Philip R. Schauer, MD

12:50 PM - 1:05 PM

 

Decision Regret after Procedure Selection: What are Patients Telling Us?
Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS

1:05 PM - 1:25 PM

 

DEBATE: Robotics for Metabolic Surgery  
Cheguevara Afaneh, MD
John Morton, MD, MPH, MHA

1:25 PM - 1:40 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

1:40 PM

 

MISS Adjourns

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