March 25 - 28, 2019

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Full Agenda

 

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Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) Agenda
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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

7:00 - 10:00 AM

 

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

COLON 

 

 

Colon Session I

10:15 - 10:30 AM

 

Welcome and Course Overview

10:30 - 10:45 AM

 

Surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Keep It or Refer It
R. Larry Whelan, MD

10:45 - 11:00 AM

 

Risk Reduction in Colorectal Surgery: Pre and Perioperative
Matthew G. Mutch, MD

11:00 - 11:15 AM

 

Small Bowel Obstruction: Surgical Management
Bradley R. Davis, MD

11:15 - 11:30 AM

 

What's New in the Management of Diverticulitis
Ian M. Paquette, MD

11:30 - 11:45 AM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty
(Bradley R. Davis, MD; Ian M. Paquette, MD; R. Larry Whelan, MD)

11:45- 12:00 PM

 

Surgeon's Role in the Management of LGIB
Ian M. Paquette, MD

12:00-12:15 PM

 

Surgical Site Infection: Prevention Strategies
R. Larry Whelan, MD

12:15 -1:15 PM

 

Lunch Symposium (Non-CME)
A Multidisciplinary Approach to Improving Outcomes: The National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC) for Hospitals

Faculty: Steven D Wexner, MD, PhD (Hon), FACS, FRCS, FRCS(Ed), FCRSI (Hon)
Sponsored by: Medtronic

1:15-1:30 PM

 

Defining Quality and Value in Colorectal Surgery
Conor P. Delaney, MD, PhD

1:30-1:45 PM

 

Starting a Colorectal Enhanced Recovery Program
Ian M. Paquette, MD

 1:45-2:00  PM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty
(Conor P. Delaney, MD, PhD; Matthew G. Mutch, MD; Ian M. Paquette, MD; R. Larry Whelan, MD)

2:00 - 2:15 PM

 

Break

 

ENHANCED RECOVERY

 

 

Enhanced Recovery Session 1
The Evidence Behind Enhanced Recovery

2:15 - 2:35 PM

 

Keynote Address
Enhanced Recovery Lessons Learned from Colorectal Surgery
Conor P. Delaney, MD, PhD

2:35 - 2:50 PM

 

Multimodal Pain Management Strategies
Thomas J. Hopkins, MD, MBA

2:50 - 3:05 PM

 

Does Carb Loading Matter? Glucose and Enhanced Recovery
Stacy A. Brethauer, MD

3:05 - 3:15 PM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty
(Stacy A. Brethauer, MD; Conor P. Delaney, MD, PhD Thomas J. Hopkins, MD, MBA;)

3:15 - 3:30 PM

 

The Opioid Crisis in America:  Will Enhanced Recovery Help?
April Smith, PharmD, BCPS

3:30 - 3:45 PM

 

The International Experience and Evidence: ERAS Society and ASER
Thomas J. Hopkins, MD, MBA

3:45 - 4:00 PM

 

Goal-Directed Fluid Therapy
Stephanie B. Jones, MD

4:00- 4:15 PM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty
(Stacy A. Brethauer, MD; Conor P. Delaney, MD, PhD; Thomas J. Hopkins, MD, MBA; Stephanie B. Jones, MD; April Smith, PharmD, BCPS)

COLON, continued    

 

 

Colon Session II

4:15 - 4:30 PM

 

Intestinal Anastomosis: in Search of Perfection
Conor P. Delaney, MD, PhD

4:30 - 4:45 PM

 

Anastomotic Tips and Tricks
Conor P. Delaney, MD, PhD

4:45 - 5:00 PM

 

Management of Anastomotic Leaks
R. Larry Whelan, MD

5:00 - 5:15 PM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty
(Conor P. Delaney, MD, PhD; R. Larry Whelan, MD)

5:15 - 5:30 PM

 

Splenic Flexure: Surgical Approach
Bradley R. Davis, MD

5:30 - 5:45 PM

 

Who Needs an Ostomy and How Should I Close It?
Matthew G. Mutch, MD

5:45 - 6:00 PM

 

Management of Parastomal Hernias
R. Larry Whelan, MD

6:00 - 6:15 PM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty
(Bradley R. Davis, MD; Matthew G. Mutch, MD; R. Larry Whelan, MD)

6:15 - 8:00 PM

 

Chairman's Welcome Reception and Exhibits

 

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

 

6:45 AM

 

Breakfast/Exhibits

7:10 - 7:55 AM

 

Breakfast Symposium (Non-CME)
The Future of Reflux Surgery; Going From “What If?” to “What Is"
Faculty: Blair Jobe, MD, FACS
Sponsored by: Torax Medical, Inc.

COLON, continued    
   

Colon Session III

8:00 - 8:15 AM

 

Colon Polyps: Still a Role for Colectomy?
R. Larry Whelan, MD

8:15 - 8:30 AM

 

Rectal Polyps: What are the Options?
Matthew G. Mutch, MD

8:30 - 8:45 AM

 

Robotic Surgery – What is the Role in Segmental Colectomy?
Bradley R. Davis, MD

8:45 - 9:00 AM

 

Robotic Sigmoid Colectomy – How I do it
Bradley R. Davis, MD

9:00 - 9:15 AM

 

Principles of Good Oncologic Surgery in MIS Colorectal
Matthew G. Mutch, MD

9:15 - 9:30 AM

 

Hand Port, Multiport – What is the Role?
Ian M. Paquette, MD

9:30 - 9:45 AM

 

Conversions and Open Surgery - Still Necessary?
Bradley R. Davis, MD

9:45 - 10:00 AM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty
(Bradley R. Davis, MD; Matthew G. Mutch, MD; Ian M. Paquette, MD; R. Larry Whelan, MD)

10:00 - 10:30 AM

 

Break/Exhibits

ENHANCED RECOVERY, continued

 

 

Enhanced Recovery Session II
Implementing an Enhanced Recovery Program

10:30 - 11:00 AM

 

Who are the Stakeholders and How Do I Engage Them?
Lessons Learned from the Duke Experience
Thomas J. Hopkins, MD, MBA

11:00 - 11:15 AM

 

How Does the Pharmacist Fit In?  Enhanced Recovery Meds that the Surgeon Should Know
April Smith, PharmD, BCPS

11:15 - 11:30 AM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty
(Thomas J. Hopkins, MD, MBA; April Smith, PharmD, BCPS)

11:30 - 11:45 AM

 

Regional Blocks:  What Type and What  Medication to Use?
Stephanie B. Jones, MD

11:45 - 12:00 PM

 

Bringing Industrial Standards to Colorectal Surgery
Conor P. Delaney, MD, PhD

12:00 - 12:15 PM

 

Does Enhanced Recovery Save Money?  Making the Case to Your Administrator
Thomas J. Hopkins, MD, MBA

12:15 - 12:30 PM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty
(Conor P. Delaney, MD, PhD; Thomas J. Hopkins, MD, MBA; Stephanie B. Jones, MD)

12:30 - 1:45 PM

 

Lunch Symposium (Non-CME)
Understanding Business Tools Used to Eliminate Lawsuits and Increase Tax Savings
Speaker: Art McOmber
Sponsored by: Legally Mine

1:45 - 2:15 PM

 

Dessert Break in Exhibit Hall


HERNIA

 

 

Hernia Session I

2:15 - 2:30 PM

 

Big Data and Hernia Care - Lessons Learned
Michael Rosen, MD

2:30 - 2:45 PM

 

Complications: Cost, Prevention and Money Savings
B. Todd Heniford, MD

2:45 - 3:00 PM

 

The Explosion of Robotic Hernia Repair: Is It a Good Thing?
Michael Rosen, MD

3:00 - 3:15 PM

 

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

3:15 - 3:30 PM

 

Robotic TAR: Should You Do It and Tips and Tricks
Igor Belyansky, MD

3:30 - 3:45 PM

 

Loss of Domain: What are My Options and Getting It Done
B. Todd Heniford, MD

3:45 - 4:00 PM

 

Are We Hurting People by Doing Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction?
Michael Rosen, MD

4:00 - 4:15 PM

 

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

4:15 - 4:30 PM

 

Break/Exhibits

 

FOREGUT
   

Foregut Session 1

4:30 - 4:45 PM

 

Work Up of GERD
Michael Vaezi, MD

4:45 - 5:00 PM

 

Evolution of Endoscopic Techniques to Address Esophageal Motility Disorders
Steven DeMeester, MD

5:00 - 5:15 PM

 

How to Treat the Patient with Gastroparesis
William O. Richards, MD

5:15 - 5:30 PM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty
(Steven DeMeester, MD; William O. Richards, MD; Michael Vaezi, MD)

5:30 - 5:45 PM

 

Gastroenterologist View of Anti-Reflux Surgery
Michael Vaezi, MD

5:45 - 6:00 PM

 

Endoscopic Diagnosis and Treatment of Barrett's
Michael Vaezi, MD

6:00 - 6:15 PM

 

Anti-Reflux Surgery a Must for Treatment of Barrett's
William O. Richards, MD

6:15 - 6:30 PM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty
(William O. Richards, MD; Michael Vaezi, MD)

Thursday, March 8, 2018

 

6:45 AM

 

Breakfast/Exhibits

7:10 - 7:55 AM

 

Breakfast Symposium (Non-CME)
Quality Outcomes with Advanced Hernia Mesh - Data and Clinical Experience

Faculty: Matthew I. Goldblatt, MD, FACS
Carl R. Doerhoff, MD, FACS
Sponsored by: Gore and Associates

HERNIA, continued    

 

 

Hernia Session II

8:00 - 8:15 AM

 

What is eTEP? Robotic vs Laparoscopic
Igor Belyansky, MD

8:15 - 8:30 AM

 

Management of Diastasis Recti
Jeffrey E. Janis, MD

8:30 - 8:45 AM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
(Igor Belyansky, MD; Jeffrey E. Janis, MD)

8:45 - 9:00 AM

 

Management of Seromas: Pathophysiology, Prevention, and Treatment
Jeffrey E. Janis, MD

9:00 - 9:15 AM

 

Botox Will Eliminate Components Separation for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
B. Todd Heniford, MD

9:15 - 9:30 AM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
(B. Todd Heniford, MD; Jeffrey E. Janis, MD)

9:30 - 10:15 AM

 

Break/Exhibits

 

FOREGUT, continued
   

Foregut Session II

10:15 - 10:30 AM

 

Complex Paraesophageal Hernia Repairs
Steven DeMeester, MD

10:30 - 10:45 AM

 

Treatment of the Obese with GERD
Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH

10:45 - 11:00 AM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty
(Steven DeMeester, MD; Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH)

11:00 - 11:15 AM

 

Endoscopic Resection for Leiomyoma and GIST Tumors in the Foregut
Steven DeMeester, MD

11:15 - 11:30 AM

 

How to Manage Reflux Post-Sleeve Gastrectomy
Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH

11:30 - 11:45 AM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty
(Steven DeMeester, MD; Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH)


METABOLIC/BARIATRIC SURGERY

 

 

Metabolic/Bariatric Session 1: The Science
Moderator: John B Dixon, MBBS, PhD, FRACGP, FRCP, Edin

11:45 - 12:00 PM

 

The Gut Microbiome and Chronic Disease
John B Dixon, MBBS PhD FRACGP FRCP Edin

12:00 - 12:15 PM

 

Gut Microbiome and Implications in Bariatric Surgery
Bruce M. Wolfe, MD

12:15 - 12:30 PM

 

Obesity and Cancer: Most Underrated Comorbidity of Obesity
Daniel P. Schauer, MD

12:30 - 12:45 PM

 

Q&A/Presidents Panel
(Stacy A. Brethauer, MD; Daniel B. Jones, MD; Samer Mattar, MD; John Morton, MD, MPH and Ninh T. Nguyen, MD)

12:45 - 1:45 PM

 

Lunch Symposium (Non-CME)
A Debate on Outpatient Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Bad Idea or a New Approach?
Faculty: Daniel Cottam, MD
Peter S. Billing, MD
Titus Duncan, MD
David Suh, MD
Sponsored by: Medtronic

1:45 - 2:15 PM

 

Dessert Break in Exhibit Hall

 

 

Metabolic/Bariatric Session II: Hot Topics
Moderator: Philip R. Schauer, MD

2:15 - 2:30 PM

 

New Data on Cancer Reduction after Bariatric Surgery-Most Underrated Benefit of Bariatric Surgery (Ann Surg 2017)
Daniel P. Schauer, MD

2:30 - 2:50 PM

 

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

Ted Adams, PhD, DrPH

2:50 - 3:05 PM

 

Motility Misery: Bariatric Surgery and GI Tract Dysmotility
Matthew Kroh, MD, FACS

3:05 - 3:20 PM

 

Gastric Bypass vs. Gastric Banding 10-Year RCT: Lessons Learned
Ninh T. Nguyen, MD

3:20 - 3:35 PM

 

Bariatric Surgery and Hypertension. Results of a New RCT
Ricardo Cohen, MD

3:35 - 3:50 PM

 

Most Promising Endoscopic Therapies
Christopher Thompson, MD

3:50 - 4:05 PM

 

Long-term Mortality Reduction after Bariatric Surgery: A Mountain of Evidence
Ted Adams, PhD, DrPH

4:05 - 4:20 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
(Ted Adams, PhD, DrPH; Ricardo Cohen, MD; Matthew M. Hutter, MD; Matthew Kroh, MD, FACS; Ninh T. Nguyen, MD; Daniel P. Schauer, MD; Christopher Thompson, MD)

 

 

Metabolic/Bariatric Session III: Access, Quality and Optimizing Outcomes
Moderator: Bruce M. Wolfe, MD

4:20 - 4:35 PM

 

Key ASMBS Quality Initiatives for 2018
Samer Mattar, MD

4:35 - 4:50 PM

 

Patient-Reported Outcomes: Next Big Quality Measurement You Must Know
Matthew M. Hutter, MD

4:50 - 5:05 PM

 

Ambulatory Bariatric Surgery: The New Standard?
John Morton, MD, MPH

5:05 - 5:20 PM

 

Misunderstanding of Obesity in America: Results of a Survey of the US Population
Samer Mattar, MD

5:20 - 5:35 PM

 

Update on ASMBSE Enhanced Recovery Initiative: ENERGY
Stacy A. Brethauer, MD

5:35 - 5:50 PM

 

Status of Medicare for Bariatric Surgery
Bruce M. Wolfe, MD

5:50 - 6:05 PM

 

Apps to Assist Bariatric Decision Making
Ali Aminian, MD

6:05 - 6:20 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
(Ali Aminian, MD; Robin Blackstone, MD; Stacy A. Brethauer, MD; Matthew M. Hutter, MD; Samer Mattar, MD; John Morton, MD, MPH; Scott Shikora, MD)

 

Friday, March 9, 2018

 

6:45 AM

 

Breakfast

7:15 - 8:00 AM

 

Soaring to New Heights: Communication, Education and Influence With Social Media
Neil Floch, MD

METABOLIC/BARIATRIC SURGERY, continued    

 

 

Metabolic/Bariatric Session IV: Videofest/Complications
Moderator: Philip R. Schauer, MD

8:00 - 8:15 AM

 

Endoscopic Management of Leaks and Strictures
Christopher Thompson, MD

8:15  - 8:30 AM

 

Surgical Management of Weight Regain after Bariatric Surgery
Alan Wittgrove, MD

8:30 - 8:45 AM

 

Reoperations after Bariatric Surgery - LABS Follow-up Study
Farah Husain, MD

8:45 - 9:00 AM

 

Managing Reflux after Sleeve Gastrectomy and Bypass
Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH

9:00 - 9:15 AM

 

Management of Hypoglycemia after Gastric Bypass
Robin Blackstone, MD

9:15 - 9:30 AM

 

Special Guest Lecture
Avoiding Electrocauter Injury: SAGES FUSE Program
Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS

9:30 - 9:45 AM

 

Strangest Bariatric Complications I Have Seen/Heard of
Kenneth G. MacDonald, Jr., MD

9:45- 10:00 AM

 

Review of Videos from IBC: Complications from Bariatric Surgery
Tomasz Rogula, MD

10:00 - 10:15 AM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
(Robin Blackstone, MD; Ricardo Cohen, MD; Farah Husain, MD; Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS; Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH; Kenneth G. MacDonald, Jr., MD;  Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Tomasz Rogula, MD; Christopher Thompson, MD; Alan Wittgrove, MD )

10:15 10:30M

 

Break

 

 

Metabolic/Bariatric Session V: Controversies and New Frontiers
Moderator: John B Dixon, MBBS, PhD, FRACGP, FRCP, Edin

10:30 10:45 AM

 

Simulation and Apps for Training in Bariatric Surgrery
Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS

10:45 11:00 AM

 

Endoscopic Small Bowel Metabolic Therapies
Christopher Thompson, MD

11:00-11:15 AM

 

Gastric Wrapping: The Gastric Vest
Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, FASMBS

11:15 - 11:30 AM

 

Robotics in Bariatrics Surgery: My View
Scott Shikora, MD

11:30 - 11:45 AM

 

Surgery for NASH: The Next Metabolic Procedure
Philip R. Schauer, MD

11:45 - 12:00 PM

 

Single Anastomosis Bypass Procedures - Current Status
Scott Shikora, MD

12:00 - 12:15 PM

 

Reoperative Bariatric Surgery for Diabetes
Ricardo Cohen, MD

12:15 - 12:30 PM

 

Reoperative Bariatric Surgery: My Advice
Alan Wittgrove, MD

12:30 - 12:45 PM

 

Current Status and Future Directions for ASMBS
Georgeann Mallory, RD

12:45 - 1:00 PM

 

Diabetes Surgery Guidelines: Next Steps Toward Full Adoption
Philip R. Schauer, MD

1:00 - 1:15 PM

 

What's New with Gastric Balloons
Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, FASMBS

1:15 - 1:30 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty
(Ricardo Cohen, MD; Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS; Kenneth G. MacDonald, Jr., MD; Georgeann Mallory, RD; Ninh T. Nguyen, MD; Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Philip R. Schauer, MD; Scott Shikora, MD Christopher Thompson, MD; Alan Wittgrove, MD)

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