February 25 - 28, 2019

Encore at Wynn Las Vegas
 

 

 

-- Hernia/Foregut Agenda

 

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

 
HERNIA

Hernia Session I

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Understanding Abdominal Wall Anatomy as It Relates to AWR
Igor Belyansky, MD

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

 

Perioperative Management of the Hernia Patient Based on Collaborative Learning
Michael Rosen, MD

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

 

Biologic and Biosynthetic Prosthetics: What Role if Any in AWR?
Ajita Prabhu, MD

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

 

Q&A Panel

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

 

Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 

Lunch Symposium

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

 

Dessert Break in Exhibit Hall

   

Robotics

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

 

Introduction of Robotics into Your Hernia Practice: Should I and How?
Igor Belyansky, MD

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

 

Robotic Repair of Inguinal Hernias is the Future
Ajita Prabhu, MD

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

 

Robotic Repair of Inguinal Hernias is Overkill
B. Todd Heniford, MD

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

 
FOREGUT

Foregut Program Session I: GERD

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

 

Diagnosis and Conservative Treatment of GERD
James C. "Butch"Rosser, Jr, MD

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

 

Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation
William O. Richards, MD

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

 

Procedure Choice:  Should the Patient Decide?
Marina Kurian, MD

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

 

Video-Based Assessment for Fundoplication
Aurora Pryor, MD

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

 
HERNIA: continued

Hernia Program Session II

   

Challenging Hernia Situations

5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

 

Parastomal Hernia - Prevention and Treatment
Michael Rosen, MD

5:15 PM - 5:30 PM

 

Flank Hernia and Denervation Flank Bulge: When to Repair and How
B. Todd Heniford, MD

5:30 PM - 5:45 PM

 

Loss of Domain: Tips, Tricks, and Strategy
Igor Belyansky, MD

5:45 PM - 6:00 PM

 

Q&A Panel

   

Contemporary Topics

6:00 PM - 6:15 PM

 

Ventral Hernia Repair in 2019: Are We Making This Too Complicated?
Michael Rosen, MD

6:15 PM - 6:30 PM

 

#MeshIsbad: How Do We Talk to Our Patients?
B. Todd Heniford, MD

 6:30 PM - 6:45 PM

 

Hernia Repair in the Age of Diversity - Does Gender Affect the Approach to AWR
Ajita Prabhu, MD

6:45 PM - 7:00 PM

 

Q&A Panel

 7:00 PM

 

Hernia Program adjourns

 

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

6:45 AM

 

Breakfast/Exhibits

7:10 AM - 7:55 AM

 

Breakfast Symposium

FOREGUT: continued

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

 

Surgical Treatment of Barrett's
William O. Richards, MD

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM

 

GERD and Obesity:  Is there a Clear Choice?
Marina Kurian, MD

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

 

Foregut Program Session II

 
 

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

 

How to Assess Motility
Steven P. Bowers Jr, MD

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

 

Managing EGJ Outlet Obstruction
William O. Richards, MD:

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

 

New Options for Gastroparesis
John H. Rodriguez, MD

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

 

 Break/Exhibits/Posters

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

 

Dealing with the Tough Hiatus
Aurora Pryor, MD

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

 

Should we Use Mesh in PEH?
Marina Kurian, MD

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

 

Reoperative PEH
Steven P. Bowers Jr, MD

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

   

Foregut Program adjourns

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