EA 2017 PROGRAM

  • 3:00 – 6:00 pm Conference Registration Open
    5:00 – 6:00 pm OPENING CEREMONY
    AND WELCOME
    5:00 – 5:15 Opening Entertainment
    5:15 – 5:20 Paul Alan Wetter, MD
    Chairman
    5:20 – 5:30 Delegation Introductions: Organizing Committee Chairs
    Michael S. Kavic, MD and
    Bruno Van Herendael, Prof Dr Med
    5:30 – 5:45 Cultural Presentation: Lithuanian Culture
    from European Union Perspective
    Arturas Razbadauskas, Prof Dr Med • Lithuania
    5:45 – 6:00 Cultural Presentation: Aztec Culture
    Jose Luis Mosso, Prof Dr Med • Mexico
    6:00 – 7:00 pm WELCOME RECEPTION
  • 7:00 – 1:00 pm Conference Registration Open
    7:00 – 7:30 am Complimentary Coffee and Bakery Items
    7:30 – 7:45 am OPENING REMARKS
    Paul Alan Wetter, MD • Chairman
    7:45 – 8:45 am MULTISPECIALTY
    Moderators • Maurice K. Chung, RPh, MD
    and Raymond J. Lanzafame, MD, MBA
    7:45-8:00 Laparoscopic Feeding Jejunostomy –
    Tips and Tricks
    Sarunas Dikinis, MD • Denmark
    8:00-8:15 Function Prevention in
    Minimally Invasive Surgery
    Fabrizio Luca, MD • Italy
    8:15-8:30 Smartphones-Tablets as
    Laparoscopic Trainers and
    First Experience on Humans
    Jose Luis Mosso, Prof Dr Med • Mexico
    8:30 – 8:45 Cultural Presentation: Russia
    Seda Dzhantukhanova, MD, PhD • Russia
    8:45 – 9:00 am “Improve the Outcomes for Six Million Surgical Patients – ORReady”
    Paul Alan Wetter, MD
    9:00 – 10:15 am GENERAL SURGERY
    Moderators • Jay A. Redan, MD
    and Phillip P. Shadduck, MD
    9:00-9:15 Current Spectrum of
    Minimally Invasive Surgery
    for Pediatric Surgery in UAE
    Mohamed Ebrahim Hassan, MD, PhD
    United Arab Emirates
    9:15-9:30 Role of Laparoscopy in
    Managing Abdominal Lymphadenopathy
    Galal Mohamed Abouelnagah, Prof Dr Med
    Egypt
    9:30-9:45 Cultural Presentation: All Sand, No Problem,
    Facts about Qatar
    Rashad Alfkey, MD, PhD • Qatar
    9:45-10:00 Ethical Issues in Surgical Research and Innovation
    Eric A. Singer, MD • USA
    10:00-10:15 Therapeutic Splenectomy –
    Various Minimally Invasive Surgery Techniques
    Arturas Razbadauskas, Prof Dr Med • Lithuania
    10:15 – 10:30 am BREAK
    10:30 – 11:30 am GYNECOLOGY
    Moderators • Bruno van Herendael, Prof Dr Med
    and Robert K. Zurawin, MD
    10:30-10:45 Multiple Myomectomy with Uterine
    Artery Ligation
    Claudio P. Crispi, Jr., MD, MBA • Brazil
    10:45-11:00 Vulvodynia Evaluation and Treatment
    Alfredo Nieves, MD • USA
    11:00-11:15 Advanced Retroperitoneal Anatomy and
    Neuro-Anatomy of the Pelvis
    E. Cristian Campian, MD, PhD • USA
    11:15-11:30 Cultural Presentation: Hungary
    Gábor László Németh, MD, PhD
    and Zsolt Szeberényi, MD • Hungary
    11:30 am – 1:00 pm GENERAL SURGERY
    Moderators • Jay A. Redan, MD and
    Richard M. Satava, MD
    11:30-11:45 Minimal OtoRhinoLaryngolgoic
    Endoscopic Procedures
    Rajab Ahmed Alzahrani, MD and
    Tarek Abdulaleem Alshaik, MD  • Saudi Arabia
    11:45-12:00 The New Critical Point of View of the
    Impact of the Capnoperitoneum and Laparoscopic
    Approach on the Pathophysiology
    Marek Probst & Lukas Sakra MD, PhD • Czech Republic
    12:00-12:15 The Use of Expendable Mesh for Ventral Hernia Repair
    Radu Moldovanu, MD, PhD • Romania
    12:15-12:30 Reasons to Qualify Surgeons in Ultrasound–
    an Approach in Europe and America
    Calin IulianTiu, MD, PhD • Romania
    12:30-12:45 Transabdominal Preperitoneal (TAPP) Inguinal
    Hernia Repair Using Self-Gripping Meshes
    Igors Ivanovs, Dr Med • Latvia
    12:45-1:00 Cultural Presentation: Timisoara-Banat-Romania:
    History, Traditions, Culture
    Marius Craina, Prof Dr Med • Romania
    1:00 – 1:30pm MID-DAY BREAK
    1:15 – 4:00 pm Animal Kingdom Veterinary Hospital/Backstage Safari Tour
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    1:30 – 3:45 pm AFFILIATED SOCIETIES/BILINGUAL SPANISH SESSION
    (With English Slides)

    Director: Gustavo Stringel, MD, MBA
    Co-Director: Alfredo Nieves, MD
    Moderators: Francisco Javier Garcini, MD, PhD
    and Juan Salgado, MD
    1:30-1:35 Introduction
    Gustavo Stringel, MD, MBA • USA
    1:35-1:50 The National Health System Experience –
    Minimally Invasive and Robotic HPB Surgery
    Braulio Crisanto-Campos MD • México
    1:50-2:05 Lessons Learned after 500 Laparoscopic Appendectomies
    Juan Carlos Valencia S., MD • Colombia
    2:05-2:20 Decrease of Hysterectomy Due to the Use of
    Hysteroscopy for the Diagnostic and Treatment of
    Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in a Province Hospital in Mexico
    Jaime Alfredo Calderon Tapia • Mexico
    2:20-2:35 Laparoscopic Liver Resection
    Manuel Rodriguez-Davalos, MD • USA
    TECNOLOGICO DE MONTERREY
    2:35-2:50 An Introduction to the Tecnologico De Monterrey
    and our Residency Program Structure
    Homero Flores-Tamez, MD • Mexico
    2:50-3:05 A Comparison of Hysterectomy Approaches:
    Abdominal, Vaginal and Laparoscopic-Tendency of
    Hysterectomy Approaches in our Institution
    Homero Flores-Mendoza, MD • Mexico
    3:05-3:20 Resident and Professor Surveys and Acceptance
    towards Inclusion of MIGS. Where Are We Going?
    Areas of Opportunity
    David Basurto-Diaz, MD • Mexico
    3:20-3:35 Complex Surgery for Deep Infiltrating Endometriosis
    Thiers Soares Raymundo, MD • Brazil
    3:35-3:45 Q & A and Discussion
    6:15 – 9:30 pm SLS Social Event with Faculty:
    SLS’s Passport to the World
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  • 7:00am – 1:00 pm Conference Registration Open
    7:00 – 7:30 am Complimentary Coffee and Bakery Items
    7:30 – 8:30 am MULTISPECIALTY
    Moderators • Keith Isaacson, MD
    and Juan Salgado, MD
    7:30-7:45 Evolution of Laparoscopic Surgery
    in a Developing Country:
    A 20 Year Experience
    Hesham Aljohary, Prof Dr Med • Qatar
    7:45-8:00 Educational Programs in the Pirogov
    Russian National Research Medical
    University for Surgeons
    Alexey Ivanov, MD, PhD • Russia
    8:00-8:15 Conventional Culture versus Molecular
    Diagnostic Methods for Patients with
    Suspected Urinary Tract Infections:
    A Head-To-Head Comparison of Clinical
    and Scientific Outcomes
    Michael W. McDonald, MD • USA
    8:15-8:30 Cultural Presentation: Social and Economic Issues
    in Brazil, Reflection of Colonization
    Claudio P. Crispi, Jr., MD, MBA • Brazil
    8:30 – 9:30 am GENERAL SURGERY
    Moderators • Michael S. Kavic, MD
    and Gustavo Stringel, MD, MBA
    8:30-8:45 What is Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Surgery
    in Russia? Current Status and Future Prospects
    Seda Dzhantukhanova, MD, PhD • Russia
    8:45-9:00 Timing of Surgery in Acute Cholecystitis
    Selman Uranues, MD, PhD • Austria
    9:00-9:15 Laparoscopic Hernioplasty For Difficult and
    Unusual Abdominal Wall Hernia
    M. Ashraf Mahmoud Shawkat, Prof Dr Med • Saudi Arabia
    9:15-9:30 Cultural Presentation: Life and Culture in Austria
    Gordana Tomasch, MD, MA • Austria
    9:30 – 10:15 am ROBOTIC SURGERY
    Moderators • Mona Orady, MD
    and Jay A. Redan, MD
    9:30-9:45 The Experience in Gastro Intestinal
    Robotic Surgery in Mexico
    Federico Ramirez-Madera, MD • Mexico
    9:45-10:00 Robotic Assisted Sacrocolpopexy on Single Port
    Etienne Vincens, MD • France
    10:00-10:15 Robotic Surgical Training: Do we
    Overcome the Limit Between Virtual and Real?
    Michel Degueldre, Prof Dr Med • Belgium
    10:15 – 10:30 am BREAK
    10:30 – 11:30 pm GYNECOLOGY
    Moderators • Charles H. Koh, MD
    and Robert K. Zurawin, MD
    10:30-10:45 Salpingo-Oophorectomy on Single Port
    Loic de Poncheville, MD • France
    10:45-11:00 Laparoscopic Myomectomy – The Hungarian Practice
    Gábor László Németh, MD, PhD and
    Zsolt Szeberényi, MD • Hungary
    11:00-11:15 Management of Adnexal Masses During Pregnancy
    by Robotic Assisted Laparoscopy
    Jose R. Nieves-Sosa, MD • USA
    11:15-11:30 Cultural Presentation: P5 Million Pilgrims
    in 5 days in less than 5 Kilometers:
    Pilgrim Season in Saudi Arabia
    Rajab Ahmed Alzahrani, MD • Saudi Arabia
    11:30 – 12:15 pm GENERAL SURGERY
    Moderators • Richard M. Satava, MD and
    Raymond J. Lanzafame, MD, MBA
    11:30-11:45 Three-Port Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
    for Morbid Obesity: Our Early Experience
    Vasileios Drakopoulos, MD, PhD • Greece
    11:45-12:00 Cultural Presentation: The Cimbál (Cimbalom)
    Instrument in Moravia: Cultural and
    Historical Implications
    Ian M. Vasicka, MD • Czech Republic
    12:00 – 12:45 pm MULTISPECIALTY
    Moderators • Maurice K. Chung, RPh, MD and
    Raymond J. Lanzafame, MD, MBA
    12:00-12:15 Mini Experience: What Did We Accomplish So Far?
    Diego Laurentino Lima, MD • Brazil
    12:15-12:30 The Drive for Men’s Health – A Novel Approach
    to Promoting Men’s Health in the US and Abroad
    Jamin Brahmbhatt, MD • USA
    12:30-12:45 Cultural Presentation: Endoscopic and Plastic Surgery
    (Thread Lifting) Training Center at the
    Pirogov Russian National Medical University
    Andrey E. Sergeenko, MD, PhD, Alexey Ivanov, MD, PhD,
    Ospan A. Mynbaev MD, PhD, ScD, MSc
    MedPharm • Russia
    12:45 – 1:45 pm Virtual Telesurgery: The Future of Surgical Teaching
    (Sponsored by KARL STORZ,Non-CME)

    Jay Redan, MD and Steven McCarus, MD
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    2:00 – 4:00pm Video Session: SURGICAL SURPRISES –
    When the Unexpected Happens

    Director: Charles H. Koh, MD
    Co-Director: Gustavo Stringel, MD, MBA
    Panel: Maurice K. Chung, RPh, MD, Keith Isaacson, MD,
    Michael S. Kavic, MD, Raymond J. Lanzafame, MD, MBA,
    Mona Orady, MD, Jay A. Redan, MD, Phillip P. Shadduck, MD,
    Bruno van Herendael, Prof Dr Med, Robert K. Zurawin, MD
    OPEN EVENING
  • 7:00 – 1:00 pm Conference Registration Open
    7:00 – 7:30 am Complimentary Coffee and Bakery Items
    7:30 – 8:15 am MULTISPECIALTY
    Moderators • Juan Salgado, MD
    and Bruno van Herendael, Prof Dr Med
    7:30-7:45 Nerve-Sparing Pelvic Surgery
    Farr Nezhat, MD • USA
    7:45-8:00 Nipple-Areola Complex Sensitivity and Surgical Techniques –
    A Comparison between Endoscopic Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy
    with Skin Lifting System and Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy
    Yu Wang, MD • China
    8:00-8:15 Cultural Presentation: Chilean Wine Industry
    Oscar Schatloff, MD • Chile
    8:15 – 9:15 am GENERAL SURGERY
    Moderators • Michael S. Kavic, MD
    and Gustavo Stringel, MD, MBA
    8:15-8:30 Sports Hernia: Pathophysiology and Treatment
    Arthur Rawlings, MD • USA
    8:30-8:45 Nuts, Bolts & Robots for the Treatment
    of Chronic Groin Pain
    Sijo J. Parekattil, MD • USA
    8:45-9:00 The Challenge of Complex Abdominal Hernias
    Flavio Malcher, MD, MSc • USA
    9:00-9:15 Cultural Presentation: Romania Between
    East and West – A Never Ending Story
    Eugen Tarcoveanu, Prof Dr Med • Romania
    9:15 – 10:15 am GYNECOLOGY
    Moderators • Keith Isaacson, MD
    and Mona Orady, MD
    9:15-9:30 Myomectomy on Single Port
    Julien Bakenga, MD • France
    9:30-9:45 Transformation of an OBGYN Residency Program
    in an Emerging Country Towards Inclusion
    of Minimally Invasive Surgery
    David Basurto Diaz, MD • Mexico
    9:45-10:00 Gynecologic Laparoscopic Surgery in Obese Patients:
    Difficulties and Tricks
    Marius L. Craina, Prof Dr Med • Romania
    10:00-10:15 Cultural Presentation: Egypt the Mother of the World
    M. Ashra Mahmoud Shawkat, Prof Dr Med • Saudi Arabia
    10:15 – 10:30 am BREAK
    10:30 – 11:30 pm MULTISPECIALTY
    Moderators • Phillip P. Shadduck, MD
    and Maurice K. Chung, RPh, MD
    10:30-10:45 Working Together: The Multi Specialty
    Surgical Management of Endometriosis
    Leslie Po, MD, MSc • Canada
    10:45-11:00 En Bloc Stapling of the Renal Hilum
    during Laparoscopic Nephrectomy:
    Technique and Results
    Oscar Schatloff, MD • Chile
    11:00-11:15 Underestimated Topics of Laparoscopic Surgery:
    Call for an International Multidisciplinary Research Project
    Ospan A. Mynbaev MD, PhD, ScD, MSc MedPharm • Russia
    11:15 – 12:15 am GENERAL SURGERY
    Moderators • Raymond J. Lanzafame, MD, MBA and
    Richard M. Satava, MD
    11:15-11:30 Evaluation of the Prevalence and Outcome of
    Neuroendocrine Tumor (Carcinoid Tumor) of the
    Appendix in a Tertiary Hospital over 10 years
    Abdelrahman Abdelaal, Prof Dr Med • Qatar
    11:30-11:45 Surgical Trends and Technology:
    Knowing When to Implement Them
    Sharona B. Ross, MD • USA
    11:45-12:00 Transabdominal Preperitoneal (TAPP) Inguinal Hernia Repair
    versus Nerves Monitored Lichtenstein Hernia Repair –
    Chronic Pain Analysis in Personally Operated Patients
    Arnolds Jezupovs, Prof Dr Med • Latvia
    12:00-12:15 Cultural Presentation: The Rousseff´s Impeachment in Brazil:
    An Analysis of the Legal Process
    Diego Laurentino Lima, MD • Brazil
    12:15 – 1:00 pm GYNECOLOGY
    Moderators • Mona Orady, MD
    and Robert K. Zurawin, MD
    12:15-12:30 Para-Aortic Lymphadenectomy with Single Port
    Etienne Vincens, MD • France
    12:30-12:45 Clinical Review of Obstetrical Factors
    Influencing Pelvic Floor Function:
    Is it Time for a Change in Practice?
    Ian M. Vasicka, MD • Czech Republic
    12:45-1:00 The First 1000 Cases:
    Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead
    Emily Weber-LeBrun, MD • USA
    1:00-1:05 Closing Remarks
    Michael S. Kavic, MD and
    Bruno van Herendael, Prof Dr Med