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Plenary Session 1

Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 09:10-09:40 Place Auditorium
Chair Ho-Seong Han (Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Korea)
Speakers
  1. New technologies in bariatric and metabolic interventions
    IFSES President
    Natan Zundel (University at Buffalo, USA)

Plenary Session 2

Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 14:10-14:40 Place Auditorium
Chair Hironori Kaneko (Omori Medical Center, Japan)
Speakers
  1. Personal experiences of laparoscopic HBP surgery
    WCES 2022 President
    Ho-Seong Han (Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Korea)

Plenary Session 3

Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 14:40-15:10 Place Auditorium
Chair In Seok Choi (Konyang University Hospital, Korea)
Speakers
  1. Skills, entrustment, and workplace-based assessment: New focal points for surgical education
    SAGES President
    John D. Mellinger (American Board of Surgery, USA)

Special Session 1

HBP 1
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 15:20-15:50 Place Auditorium
Chair Sang-Jae Park (National Cancer Center, Korea)
Speakers
  1. The Miami international evidence-based guidelines on minimally invasive pancreas resection
    Horacio Asbun (Miami Cancer Institute, USA)

Special Session 2

New technology
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 15:20-15:50 Place 101+102
Chair Tae-Yong Jeon (Pusan National University Hospital, Korea)
Speakers
  1. The clinical implementation of NOTES spin-off devices
    Kiyokazu Nakajima (Osaka University, Japan)

Special Session 3

UGI - Cancer
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 15:20-15:50 Place 104+105
Chair Jae-Moon Bae (Samsung Medical Center, Korea)
Speakers
  1. Laparoscopic organ and function preserving surgeries for early gastric cancer
    Young-Woo Kim (National Cancer Center, Korea)

Special Session 4

Colorectal
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 15:20-15:50 Place 106+107
Chair Jun Won Um (Korea University Ansan Hospital, Korea)
Speakers
  1. Assessment of surgical quality in randomised trials and training progress
    George Hanna (Imperial College London, UK)

Special Session 5

Surgical endoscopy
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 15:20-15:50 Place 109+110
Chair Sang-Uk Han (Ajou University Hospital, Korea)
Speakers
  1. Update on intramural endoscopic surgery
    Jeffrey M Marks (University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, USA)

Special Session 6

Pediatric
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 15:20-15:50 Place 201+202
Chair Jeong-Meen Seo (Samsung Medical Center, Korea)
Speakers
  1. Endoscopic surgery on the fetus: Evidence based and clinical reality
    Jan Deprest (University Hospitals KU Leuven, Belgium)

Special Session 7

Bariatric 1
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 15:20-15:50 Place 203+204
Chair Yong Keum Park (Chung-Ang University Hospital, Korea)
Speakers
  1. Becoming a robotic surgeon 30 years after medical school – Insights and challenges
    Daniel M. Herron (Mount Sinai, USA)

Special Session 8

Thyroid
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 15:20-15:50 Place 205
Chair Jee Soo Kim (Samsung Medical Center, Korea)
Speakers
  1. The changing landscape of managing benign thyroid nodules and low risk differentiated thyroid cancer: What the future holds
    Ralph P Tufano (Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Johns Hopkins University, USA)

Special Session 9

Robotics
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 15:20-15:50 Place 211+213
Chair Jun-Gi Kim (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
Speakers
  1. Application of flexible robotic systems in endoscopic surgeries
    Dong-Soo Kwon (KAIST, Korea)

Liver 1

State of art: minimally invasive anatomical liver resection
The theoretical advantage of anatomic liver resection is excising the entire primary tumor along with adjacent liver parenchyma containing micrometastases that reside in the surrounding portal tributaries. in this session, we wil discuss the various method of minimal invasive anatomical liver resection.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 09:40-11:00 Place Auditorium
Chairs Roberto Ivan Troisi (Federico II University Hospital, Italy)
Chung-Yip Chan (Singapore General Hospital, Singapore)
Speakers
  1. 1.Precision anatomy in laparoscopic anatomical liver resection
    Go Wakabayashi (Ageo Central General Hospital, Japan)
  2. 2.Minimally invasive inflow control using glissonean approach
    Rawisak Chanwat (National Cancer Institute, Thailand)
  3. 3.Standardization of minimally invasive anatomic liver resection based on Laennec’s capsule
    Atsushi Sugioka (Fujita Health University Hospital, Japan)
  4. 4.Hepatic vein guided approach for anatomical liver resection
    Ji Hoon Kim (National Cancer Center, Korea)

Biliary & Pancreas 1

Various approaches in MIPD: Which is better?
The number of MIPDs being performed is increasing. Also, with the advent of the robotic platform, many surgeons are starting robotic PD. In this session, we will discuss the pros and cons of each approach for PD.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 09:40-11:00 Place 101+102
Chairs Sung-Sik Han (National Cancer Center, Korea)
C. Palanivelu (GEM Hospital and Research Centre, India)
Speakers
  1. 1.Current evidence of MIPD
    Ender Dulundu (Istanbul University- Cerrahpasa, Cerrahpasa Medical School, Turkey)
  2. 2.Laparoscopic Whipple operation - Evolution of operative technique lesson learnt in 25 years
    C. Palanivleu (GEM Hospital and Research Centre, India)
  3. 3.Laparoscopic PD with robotic reconstruction
    Jin-Young Jang (Seoul National University Hospital, Korea)
  4. 4.Robotic whipple procedure a pathway to success
    John Bennett Martinie (Carolinas Medical Center, USA)

UGI 1

Robotic Gastrectomy in gastric cancer
There are theoretical advantages in robotic surgery over laparoscopic surgery. However, benefits of robotic gastrectomy in gastric cancer are controversial. This session will address recent studies about robotic gastrectomy.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 09:40-11:00 Place 104+105
Chairs Joong-Min Park (Chung-Ang University Gwang-Myeong Hospital, Korea)
Dong-Seok Han (SMG-SNU Boramae Medical Center, Korea)
Speakers
  1. 1.Clinical experience of 600 cases of robotic radical gastrectomy for gastric cancer from single center
    Chang-Ming Huang (Fujian Medical University Union Hospital, China)
  2. 2.Short-term and oncological outcomes of robotic gastrectomy for carcinoma in Japan
    Ichiro Uyama (Fujita Health University, Japan)
  3. 3.Feasibility of robotic reduced port gastrectomy
    Hyoung-Il Kim (Severance Hospital, Korea)
  4. 4.Role of robotic gastrectomy for advanced gastric cancer (AaRON trial)
    Young-Woo Kim (National Cancer Center, Korea)

Colorectal 1

Noble Answers to the updated Techniques of Coloproctology
The aim of this session is to introduce novel technique for colorectal cancer. Participants of this session will understand the clinical implication of upcoming surgical technique.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 09:40-11:00 Place 106+107
Chairs Sung-Bum Kang (Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Korea)
Jun Watanabe (Yokohama City University Medical Center, Japan)
Speakers
  1. 1.Minimally invasive approach for the treatment of IBD
    Min Soo Cho (Severance Hospital, Korea)
  2. 2.High vs. low ligation of IMA for rectal cancer surgery
    Chang Hyun Kim (Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, Korea)
  3. 3.Prehabilitation in the era of ERAS in rectal cancer surgery
    Ratha Krishnan Sriram (Gleneagles Hospital Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia)
  4. 4.Minimally invasive approach for supra-radical rectal cancer surgery
    Songphol Malakorn (Center of Excellence for Colorectal Cancer, Thailand)

Surgical Endoscopy 1

Advanced endoscopic technology
In this session, cutting-edge technologies in the field of flexible endoscopy will be introduced and their clinical applications discussed.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 09:40-11:00 Place 109+110
Chairs Yun Jeong Lim (Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Korea)
Kiyokazu Nakajima (Osaka University, Japan)
Speakers
  1. 1.Usefulness of image-enhanced endoscopy in colonoscopy
    Masau Sekiguchi (National Cancer Center Hospital, Japan)
  2. 2.Spyglass cholangioscopy
    Sung Uk Jang (Cleveland Clinic, USA)
  3. 3.Robotic endoscopic system
    Davide Lomanto (National University Hospital, Singapore)
  4. 4.Capsule endoscopy: Past, current and future
    Yun Jeong Lim (Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Korea)

Pediatric 1

Minimally invasive correction of esophageal atresia
Minimally invasive surgical correction of congenital esophageal atresia is a technically demanding procedure even for the most experienced pediatric surgeon. This session reviews past experiences and also highlights recent advances regarding this challenging congenital malformation.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 09:40-11:00 Place 201+202
Chairs Hyun-Young Kim (Seoul National University Hospital, Korea)
Go Miyano (Juntendo University, Japan)
Speakers
  1. 1.Minimally invasive surgery for esophageal atresia: Long-term outcomes and limitations
    Sanghoon Lee (Samsung Medical Center, Korea)
  2. 2.Endoscopic management of recurrent tracheoesophageal fistulas
    Matthew M. Smith (Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, USA)
  3. 3.Long-gap esophageal atresia: What are the options?
    Hyun-Young Kim (Seoul National University Hospital, Korea)
  4. 4.Therapeutic options for long-gap esophageal atresia: Thoracoscopic internal traction method versus non-traction method
    Hiroo Uchida (Nagoya University Hospital, Japan)

Bariatric 1

What we can do after failed primary bariatric surgery (Discussion)
As the cumulative number of bariatric procedures is growing, revisional bariatric procedures are becoming increasingly common due to insufficient weight loss or weight regain. There is still controversy over which revisional procedure is more effective after primary surgery. In this session, we will discuss which option works better in failed primary sleeve and gastric bypass, respectively.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 09:40-11:00 Place 203+204
Chairs Yong Jin Kim (H+ Yanji Hospital, Korea)
Daniel M. Herron (Mount Sinai, USA)
Speakers
  1. 1.Revisional surgeries after failed sleeve
  2. 1) Conversion to RYGB will make patients back on track
    Salman Al-Sabah (Al-Amiri Hospital, Kuwait)
  3. 2) Intrathoracic migration after gastric sleeve - An underestimated problem
    Catalin Copaescu (Ponderas Academic Hospital, Romania)
  4. Discussion (20 mins.)
  1. 2.Revisional surgeries after failed RYGB
  2. 1) Bypass length matters: Conversion to distal RYGB
    Sang-Moon Han (Seoul Medical Center, Korea)
  3. 2) Revisional surgery after failed RYGB: Is it restriction the problem?
    Robert B. Lim (Oklahoma University School of Medicine at Tulsa, USA)
  4. Discussion (20 mins.)

Thyroid 1

Transoral thyroid surgery
Transoral approach is the most attracting access for endoscopic and robotic thyroid surgery nowadays making no scar exposed and resulting in the favorable surgical outcomes as well. The procedures, practical tips and updated outcomes of TOETVA and TORT will be instructed in details by the world-leading surgeons in this field.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 09:40-11:00 Place 205
Chairs Ja Seong Bae (Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, Korea)
Angkoon Anuwong (Police General Hospital, Thailand)
Speakers
  1. 1.Procedures of TOETVA (Transoral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Vestibular Approach)
    Angkoon Anuwong (Police General Hospital, Thailand)
  2. 2.Procedures of TORT (Transoral Robotic Thyroidectomy)
    Hoon Yub Kim (Korea University Anam Hospital, Korea)
  3. 3.How to avoid procedure-related complications in transoral thyroid surgery
    Ralph P Tufano (Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Johns Hopkins University, USA)
  4. 4.Outcomes and evidences of transoral thyroid surgery
    Yoo Seok Kim (Chosun University Hospital, Korea)

Nutrition

Clinical importance of prehabilitation and preventing sarcopenia
Exploring the importance of prehabilitation sarcopenia prevention before and after surgery.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 09:40-11:00 Place 211+213
Chairs Sang-Yong Son (Ajou University Hospital, Korea)
S. Easwaramoorthy (Lotus Hospital, India)
Speakers
  1. 1.Impact of preoperative malnutrition on postoperative long-term outcomes of patients with hepatobiliary pancreatic cancer
    Boram Lee (Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Korea)
  2. 2.Prehabilitation of HPB patients: Current status and future prospects
    S. Easwaramoorthy (Lotus Hospital, India)
  3. 3.Role of minimal invasive surgery to prevent postoperative muscle loss
    Hong Man Yoon (National Cancer Center, Korea)
  4. 4.Prehabilitation versus Postoperative rehabilitation
    Sang-Yong Son (Ajou University Hospital, Korea)

Liver 2

Minimally invasive approach for HCC
Hepatocellular carcinoma is most common type of primary liver cancer. Surgical resection is the gold standard for early stage of hepatocellular carcinoma management. This session focused on the latest advances in minimally invasive surgical treatment of HCC. we will discuss the pros and cons of Minimally invasive approach for HCC.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 11:20-12:40 Place Auditorium
Chairs Ji Hoon Kim (National Cancer Center, Korea)
Go Wakabayashi (Ageo Central General Hospital, Japan)
Speakers
  1. 1.Current roles and limitations of laparoscopic liver resection for HCC
    David Geller (UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, USA)
  2. 2.Laparoscopic repeated hepatectomy for recurrent HCC
    Zenichi Morise (Fujita Health University Okazaki Medical Center, Japan)
  3. 3.Is laparoscopic liver resection really beneficial in HCC with cirrhosis?
    Roberto Ivan Troisi (Federico II University Hospital, Italy)
  4. 4.Anatomical liver resection in the era of ICG fluorescent images
    Catherine S. C. Teh (St Lukes Medical Center & Makati Medical Center, Philippines)

Biliary & Pancreas 2

Risk and Benefits of Minimally Invasive Pancreatectomy
Pancreatectomy has inherent dangers such as bleeding, and the potential for pancreatic fistula. These dangers are emphasized in high risk patients. But with a collective advance in surgical technique, the indication for minimally invasive pancreatectomy is expanding. In this session, we discuss the risks and benefits of minimally invasive pancreatectomy.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 11:20-12:40 Place 101+102
Chairs Seog Ki Min (Ewha Womans University Mokdong Hospital, Korea)
Brian K. P. Goh (Singapore General Hospital & National Cancer Center Singapore, Singapore)
Speakers
  1. 1.Pancreatic resections in elderly patients, definitions, and reflections
    Mohammad Abu Hilal (Fondazione Poliambulanza Istituto, Italy)
  2. 2.Minimally invasive pancreatectomy for advanced pancreatic cancer
    Ki Byung Song (Asan Medical Center, Korea)
  3. 3.Pancreatectomy for advanced pancreatic cancer
    Hiroki Yamaue (Wakayama Medical University Hospital, Japan)
  4. 4.Minimally invasive pancreatic anastomosis for soft remnant pancreas with small pancreatic duct
    Chang Moo Kang (Severance Hospital, Korea)

UGI 2

More minimally invasive laparoscopic gastrectomy
Quality of life has been more important in patients with gastric cancer. Therefore surgeon try to perform gastrectomy less invasively. This session will address recent development of surgical procedure in minimal invasive surgery.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 11:20-12:40 Place 104+105
Chairs Oh Jeong (Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, Korea)
Hyoung-Il Kim (Severance Hospital, Korea)
Speakers
  1. 1.Reduced port surgery
    Han Hong Lee (The Catholic University of Korea Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, Korea)
  2. 2.Needlescopic gastrectomy
    Kenta Doden (Kanazawa University Hospital, Japan)
  3. 3.LECS for gastric and duodenal tumor
    Souya Nunobe (Cancer Institute Hospital, Japan)
  4. 4.Single port
    Sang-Hoon Ahn (Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Korea)

Colorectal 2

Toward new standards in the treatment of far advanced colorectal cancer
The aim of this session is to find a next guideline for complicated colorectal cancer, participant of this session will have further insight and solutions for far advanced colorectal cancer.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 11:20-12:40 Place 106+107
Chairs Jung-Myun Kwak (Korea University Anam Hospital, Korea)
Songphol Malakorn (Center of Excellence for Colorectal Cancer, Thailand)
Speakers
  1. 1.Prognostic impact of lateral pelvic node dissection on the survival
    Koya Hida (Kyoto University Hospital, Japan)
  2. 2.Recent Japanese treatment strategy of enlarged pelvic node in rectal cancer
    Soichiro Ishihara (The University of Tokyo Hospital, Japan)
  3. 3.Palliative resection of stage IV colorectal cancer
    Seung-Bum Ryoo (Seoul National University Hospital, Korea)
  4. 4.Effectiveness of intraperitoneal treatment of colorectal peritoneal metastasis
    Sung Chan Park (National Cancer Center, Korea)

Surgical Endoscopy 2

Endoscopy education program for surgeons
In this session, we will introduce and discuss endoscopy training programs for surgeons in each country.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 11:20-12:40 Place 109+110
Chairs Seung Kyu Jeong (Yang Hospital, Korea)
Jeffrey M Marks (University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, USA)
Speakers
  1. 1.Endoscopy education program for surgeons in Thailand
    Chainrong Phalanusittepha (Siriraj Hospital, Thailand)
  2. 2.Education and training of surgical endoscopy - Global perspective
    Philip Wai-yan Chiu (Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong)
  3. 3.Endoscopy education program for surgeons in US
    Jeffrey M Marks (University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, USA)
  4. 4.Endoscopy education program for surgeons in Korea
    Han Hong Lee (The Catholic University of Korea Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, Korea)

Pediatric 2

Robotic surgery for pediatric patients
Slowly but steadily, robotic surgery is being applied to a variety of surgical procedures in the field of pediatric surgery. This session focuses on the present status and also future applications of robotic surgery for children.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 11:20-12:40 Place 201+202
Chairs Seok Joo Han (Severance Children Hospital, Korea)
Sang Hoon Song (Asan Medical Center, Korea)
Speakers
  1. 1.Robotic surgery in pediatric population: Where do we go from here?
    Jung-Man Namkoong (Asan Medical Center, Korea)
  2. 2.Current status of robotic urologic surgery in pediatric patients
    Sang Hoon Song (Asan Medical Center, Korea)
  3. 3.Current status of robotic hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery in pediatric patients
    Seok Joo Han (Severance Children Hospital, Korea)
  4. 4.Robotic surgery in pediatric oncology: Lessons learned from 120 tumors.
    Thomas Blanc (Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital, France)

Bariatric 2

How to manage long-term problems after bariatric surgery
Bariatric/metabolic surgery is very effective in treating morbid obesity, but it is not without any cost. Long-term complications and sequelae should always be deliberately considered. In this session, we will discuss long-term problems that bariatric patients commonly encounter and their solutions.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 11:20-12:40 Place 203+204
Chairs Hyuk-Joon Lee (Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea)
Seungwan Ryu (Keimyung University Dongsan Hospital, Korea)
Speakers
  1. 1.GERD in the era of sleeve gastrectomy
    Raul Rosenthal (Cleveland Clinic, USA)
  2. 2.Nutrition, absorption and nutritional management & revisional surgery for bariatric complications
    Aurora D. Pryor (Stony Brook University Medical Center, USA)
  3. 3.Postprandial hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia after RYGB
    Yong Jin Kim (H+ Yangji Hospital, Korea)
  4. 4.Decision regret after lap-band gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy
    Daniel B Jones (Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, USA)

Thyroid 2

Recent advancements in endoscopic and robotic thyroid surgery
Recently there were several technical developments in thyroid and parathyroid surgery including the intraoperative neuromonitoring and the intraoperative parathyroid detection technologies. In addition, single access robotic surgical system was introduced for thyroid surgery as well. The leaders in the topics will introduce the relevant recent advancements in the session.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 11:20-12:40 Place 205
Chairs Woung Youn Chung (Severance Hospital, Korea)
Yu-Hsien CHEN (Keelung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan)
Speakers
  1. 1.Thyroid surgery and IONM adjunctive technology: Defining the limits
    Gianlorenzo Dionigi (Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS and University of Milan, Italy)
  2. 2.Intraoperative localization of parathyroid using autofluorescence and assessment of perfusion
    Wan Wook Kim (Kyungpook National University Chilgok Hospital, Korea)
  3. 3.Technical comparison of endoscopic vs. robotic thyroid surgery
    Yu-Hsien Chen (Keelung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan)
  4. 4.Single-Port Transaxillary Robotic Thyroidectomy (START)
    Kee-Hyun Nam (Severance Hospital, Korea)

Liver 3

Technically challenging minimally invasive liver resection I
With advances in technology and techniques, minimally invasive surgery has now become the standard of care in liver surgery. However, advanced liver cancer, such as invasion of major vessel or laparoscopically inaccessible location remains a challenge in minimally invasive liver surgery. In this session, you will get the knowledge and techniques for minimally invasive liver surgery for advanced cases.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 16:10-17:30 Place Auditorium
Chairs YangSeok Koh (Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, Korea)
Choon Hyuck David Kwon (Cleveland Clinic, USA)
Speakers
  1. 1.Pure laparoscopic right hepatectomy for HCC with bile duct tumor thrombus
    Yajin Chen (Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital, China)
  2. 2.Laparoscopic liver resection for tumors located in posterosuperior segments
    Jai Young Cho (Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Korea)
  3. 3.Laparoscopic liver resection for centrally located tumors
    Toru Ikegami (The Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan)
  4. 4.Pure laparoscopic right hemihepatectomy for HCC following sequential transcatheter arterial chemoembolization and right portal vein embolization
    Ki-Hun Kim (Asan Medical Center, Korea)

Biliary & Pancreas 3

Minimally Invasive Pancreatectomy for malignant pancreatic tumor
In the early period of MIPS, pancreatic malignancies were often considered difficult cases for MIPS. But with advances in surgical technique, more sugeons are performing successful MIPS on pancreatic malignancies. In this session, we discuss the merits of MIPS for malignant pancreatic tumor.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 16:10-17:30 Place 101+102
Chairs P. Senthilnathan (Gem Hospital and Research Centre, India)
Itaru Endo (Yokohama City University Hospital, Japan)
Speakers
  1. 1.Vessel resection and anastomosis during minimally invasive pancreatectomy: Learning curve and routine practice implementation
    Igor Khatkov (Moscow Clinical Scientific Center, Russia)
  2. 2.Minimally invasive total pancreatectomy
    Rong Liu (The First Medical Center of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) General Hospital, China)
  3. 3.Minimally invasive radical antegrade modular pancreatosplenectomy (RAMPS) for left-sided pancreatic cancer (Update of several issues on MI-RAMPS)
    Tae-Ho Hong (The Catholic University of Korea Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, Korea)
  4. 4.Artery first approach in laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy
    P. Senthilnathan (Gem Hospital and Research Centre, India)

UGI 3

Ending debates on antireflux surgery for GERD
Get to know about recent hot issues on anti-reflux surgery
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 16:10-17:30 Place 104+105
Chairs Seong Yeob Ryu (Chosun University Hospital, Korea)
Jae-Seok Min (Dongnam Institute of Radiological & Medical Sciences, Korea)
Speakers
  1. 1.Cost-effectiveness of anti-reflux surgery comparing to PPI
    Kyung Won Seo (Kosin University Gospel Hospital, Korea)
  2. 2.Can surgical MSA replace laparoscopic fundoplication?
    John C. Lipham (Keck Medical Center of USC, USA)
  3. 3.What should we do for large hiatal hernia with GERD
    Joong-Min Park (Chung-Ang University Gwang-Myeong Hospital, Korea)
  4. 4.How to improve outcomes for laparoscopic fundoplication: Choice of partial or total fundoplication
    Yosuke Seki (Yotsuya Medical Cube, Japan)
  5. 5.Surgical management for failed fundoplication and GERD after bariatric surgery
    Guilherme M. Rocha Campos (Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital, USA)

Colorectal 3

Loon shots for next generation colorectal surgeons
The aim of this session is to introcude the recent update of translational research in the foeld of colorectal disease. Participants of this session will meet the next generation reserch for colorectal disease such as liquid biopsy and Robotic Technique.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 16:10-17:30 Place 106+107
Chairs Seong-Taek Oh (Uijeongbu St. Mary’s Hospital, Korea)
Sooyeun Park (Kyungpook National University Chilgok Hospital, Korea)
Speakers
  1. 1.Liquid biopsy of extracellular vesicles for colorectal cancer detection and monitoring
    Hakho Lee (Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, USA)
  2. 2.Novel noncoding RNA axis and therapeutic targets for colorectal cancer: AFAP1-AS1 and MLK7-AS1 / miRNA-149-5p and miRNA-485-5p / SHMT2 and IGFBP5
    Yong Beom Cho (Samsung Medical Center, Korea)
  3. 3.Modulating intraperitoneal microenvironment using immunotherapy
    Woo Ram Kim (Bundang CHA Medical Center, Korea)
  4. 4.Preliminary results of RELARC trial
    Minhua Zheng (Ruijin Hospital (Shanghai Jiaotong University), China)

Surgical Endoscopy 3

UGI
In this session, various diagnostic and treatment techniques of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy are introduced and discussed.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 16:10-17:30 Place 109+110
Chairs Sang-Eok Lee (Konyang University Hospital, Korea)
Sang Ho Jeong (Gyeongsang National University Changwon Hospital, Korea)
Speakers
  1. 1.Upper gastrointestinal subepithelial tumor: Strategy for diagnosis and management
    Byung-Hoon Min (Samsung Medical Center, Korea)
  2. 2.The role of endoscopic management in afferent loop syndrome
    Mouen Khashab (Johns Hopkins Hospital, USA)
  3. 3.Endoscopic enteral stent placement for malignant distal duodenal obstruction
    D Nageshwar Reddy (A Unit of Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, India)
  4. 4.EUS-guided gastrojejunostomy for malignant distal duodenal obstruction
    Takayoshi Tsuchiya (Tokyo Medical University Hospital, Japan)

Pediatric 3

Pros & cons in pediatric minimally invasive surgery (Discussion)
Is minimally invasive surgery for anorectal malformation truly "minimally invasive"? Can minimally invasive Kasai portoenterostomy be safely and effectively treat biliary atresia? Experts go head-to-head in this pros and cons debate session to try and shed light on these lingering questions in pediatric surgery.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 16:10-17:30 Place 201+202
Chairs Jung-Tak Oh (Severance Children's Hospital, Korea)
Thomas Blanc (Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital, France)
Speakers
  1. 1.MIS for biliary atresia
  2. 1) Pros
    Go Miyano (Juntendo University, Japan)
  3. 2) Cons
    Eunyoung Jung (Keimyung University Dongsan Hospital, Korea)
  4. Discussion (20 mins.)
  1. 2.MIS for anorectal malformation
  2. 1) Pros
    Jeong-Meen Seo (Samsung Medical Center, Korea)
  3. 2) Cons
    Akihiro Fujino (National Center for Child Health and Development (NCCHD), Japan)
  4. Discussion (20 mins.)

Bariatric 3

Advanced technology in bariatric/metabolic surgery
Studying DJB techniques down to the smallest detail.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 16:10-17:30 Place 203+204
Chairs Sang Kuon Lee (Daejeon St. Mary's Hospital, Korea)
Suthep Udomsawaengsup (King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital (Chulalongkorn University), Thailand)
Speakers
  1. 1.Rationale of 'sleeve plus' - Why not gastric bypass?
    Kazunori Kasama (Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery Center, Japan)
  2. 2.Endoluminal treatment for obesity and diabetes
    Nicole D. Bouvy (Maastricht University Medical Centre, Netherlands)
  3. 3.Technical details of duodenal anastomosis - how I do it safely in superobese and male patients?
    Suthep Udomsawaengsup (Chulalongkorn University, Thailand)
  4. 4.The mystery of the bypassed small bowel length - SADI or DJB? which is better and safe?
    Eduardo M Targarona (Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Spain)

Thyroid & Endocrine 3

Updates in adrenal surgery
Various approaches for laparoscopic or endoscopic adrenal surgery have been introduced to date. In the session, recently developed attractive approaches, such as posterior retroperitoneal approach, single access, and robotic approach, as well as the tips for the selection of the approaches will be instructed by the world-leading surgeons in the field.
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 16:10-17:30 Place 205
Chairs Ji Hyung Cho (Keimyung University Dongsan Hospital, Korea)
June Young Choi (Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Korea)
Speakers
  1. 1.Single-port robot adrenalectomy: Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy (PRA)
    Kwangsoon Kim (The Catholic University of Korea Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, Korea)
  2. 2.Retroperitoneal approach for paraganglioma
    Sang-Wook Kang (Severance Hospital, Korea)
  3. 3.Applications of Robotics in Adrenalectomy: State of Art
    Eren Berber (Cleveland Clinic, USA)
  4. 4.How to choose laparoscopic vs. robotic and transperitoneal vs. retroperitoneal adrenalectomy
    Chung-Ngai Tang (Pamela Youde Hospital, Hong Kong)

New technology

Laparoscopy using articulating devices vs. robot: What is better?
Can an articulating laparoscopic device replace a robot?
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 16:10-17:30 Place 211+213
Chairs Hyuk-Joon Lee (Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea)
Byung Soh Min (Severance Hospital, Korea)
Speakers
  1. 1.Laparoscopy using articulating devices vs. robot: What is better? - Gastrectomy
    Hyoung-Il Kim (Severance Hospital, Korea)
  2. 2.Laparoscopy using articulating devices vs. robot: What is better? – Colectomy
    Jung Wook Huh (Sungkyunkwan University Samsung Medical Center, Korea)
  3. 3.Laparoscopy using articulating devices vs. robot: What is better? – Cholecystectomy
    Seok-Hwan Kim (Chungnam National University Hospital, Korea)
  4. 4.Laparoscopy using articulating devices vs. robot: What is better? – Hyterectomy
    Yoo Young Lee (Sungkyunkwan University Samsung Medical Center, Korea)

Oral 1

Colorectal
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 09:40-11:00 Place 214+216
Chairs Byung Mo Kang (Hallym University Chuncheon Sacred Heart Hospital, Korea)
Song Soo Yang (Ulsan University Hospital, Korea)
Speakers
  1. 1.Intraoperative organ recognition-assisted ai in laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery: Current status and future prospects
    Yudai Fukui (Toranomon Hospital, Japan)
  2. 2.Beneficial effect of consumption of oat beta-glucan on fecal characteristics and gut microbiota in constipated middle aged women
    Jeehye Lee (Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Korea)
  3. 3.Assessing the impact of hospital and case volume on the length of hospital stay following laparoscopic colectomy: A cross-sectional study
    Alexandrina Braniste, Ho Lun Chong (UHMB, UK)
  4. 4.Preclinical evaluation of the surgical assistant robot for use in minimally invasive abdominal surgery
    Seung Ho Song (Kyungpook National University Chilgok Hospital, Korea)
  5. 5.Wearable technology (mi band) a boon for colorectal neoplasm patients in urban city, India
    Han Deok Kwak (Chonnam National University Hospital, Korea)
  6. 6.Acute left-sided colonic obstruction: Is stenting worth “buying” time for surgery?
    Ryan Jun-Yi Tan (Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore)
  7. 7.Identification and evaluation of a serum microrna method for screening colorectal polyps
    Lui Ng (The University Of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
  8. 8.Exploratory analysis of surgeon gears, goals score and associated patient outcomes data for colorectal procedures
    Eun Ji Park (Severance Hospital, Korea)

Oral 2

Acute Care Surgery and Trauma, Thoracic
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 11:20-12:40 Place 211+213
Chairs Hyo Yeong Ahn (Pusan National University Hospital, Korea)
Daniel Lee (Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore)
Speakers
  1. Acute care surgery and Trauma
  2. 1.The experience of laparoscopic approach using single port in field of acute care surgery
    Jong Hee Yoon (Asan Medical Center, Korea)
  3. Acute care surgery and Trauma
  4. 2.A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing post-operative outcomes of laparoscopic versus open omental patch repair of perforated peptic ulcer
    Kai Siang Chan (Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore)
  5. Acute care surgery and Trauma
  6. 3.Outcomes of immediate splenic artery embolization for the non-operative management of blunt splenic injury in a single trauma center with 24/7 in-house interventional radiologist
    Chan Yong Park (Seoul National University Hospital, Korea)
  7. Thoracic
  8. 4.Different prognostic impact between single-zone and multiple-zone N2 node metastasis in patients with N2b NSCLC
    Hyo Kyen Park (Asan Medical Center, Korea)
  9. Thoracic
  10. 5.Risk prediction of multiple–station n2 metastasis in patients with clinical single–station n2 non-small cell lung cancer
    Joon Young Kim (Asan Medical Center, Korea)
  11. Thoracic
  12. 6.Factors associated with the failure of cardiorespiratory fitness recovery after lung cancer surgery
    Sumin Shin (Ewha Womans University Mokdong Hospital, Korea)
  13. Thoracic
  14. 7.Surgical treatment pattern and overall survival after curative surgery in lung cancer patients: Analysis based on korean association of lung cancer registry (kalc-r)
    Jeonghee Yun (Samsung Medical Center, Korea)
  15. Thoracic
  16. 8.Preoperative dual localization with microcoil and indocyanine green for deep seated or subsolid pulmonary nodule
    Jun Hee Lee (Korea University Guro Hospital, Korea)

Oral 3

HBP (BP) (1)
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 11:20-12:40 Place 214+216
Chairs Jae-hoon Lee (Asan Medical Center, Korea)
Jan Jin Bong (Sunway Medical Centre, Malaysia)
Speakers
  1. 1.Current trends in the types of pancreatoduodenectomy focusing on the role of robot assisted pancreatoduodenectomy
    Mirang Lee (Seoul National University Hospital, Korea)
  2. 2.Vascular surprises in calot's triangle
    Hina Khalid (Dow University Of Health Science, Pakistan)
  3. 3.Efficacy of Filtered Trocar for Clear Visualization during Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial
    Ho-Chang Chae (Chung-Ang University Gwangmyeong Hospital, Korea)
  4. 4.Short-term efficacy and safety between laparoscopic radical resection for peri-hilar cholangiocarcinoma: a retrospective study
    Yonggang He (The Second Affiliated Hospital Of Army Medical University, China)
  5. 5.Comparison of clinical outcomes between laparoscopic and open distal pancreatectomy in borderline resectable and locally advanced pancreatic body and tail cancer following neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    Janghun Han (Asan Medical Center, Korea)
  6. 6.Comparison of biliary reconstruction in laparoscopic and robotic bile duct resection for congenital biliary dilatation
    Yusuke Mitsuka (Tokyo Medical University, Japan)
  7. 7.Clinical outcomes of robotic extended cholecystectomy for gallbladder cancer
    Young Jae Cho (Seoul National University Hospital, Korea)
  8. 8.Outcome of ambulatory laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Nattawut Keeratibharat (Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand)

Oral 4

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urology
Date & Time October 6 (Thu), 16:10-17:30 Place 214+216
Chairs Jeong-Yeol Park (Asan Medical Center, Korea)
Hyeok Jun Goh (Dong-A University Hospital, Korea)
Speakers
  1. Obstetrics and Gynecology
  2. 1.Laparo-endoscopic single-site versus conventional laparoscopic surgery for early-stage endometrial cancer; prospective randomized controlled trial (less-e)
    Jeong-Yeol Park (Asan Medical Center, Korea)
  3. Obstetrics and Gynecology
  4. 2.Effect of celecoxib on postoperative pain reduction via increased expression of hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot trial
    Hyesu Kim (Seoul National University Hospital, Korea)
  5. Obstetrics and Gynecology
  6. 3.Comparison of 2-year progression free survival outcome of sentinel node biopsy vs. lymphadenectomy in endometrial cancer: a propensity-matched data
    Dahye Lee (Severance Hospital, Korea)
  7. Obstetrics and Gynecology
  8. 4.Clinical impact of single-port laparoscopic surgical staging in comparison with different surgical staging methods in endometrial cancer: A retrospective study with propensity score matching analysis
    Sang Hyun Cho (The Catholic University Of Korea Seoul St. Mary'S Hospital, Korea)
  9. Urology
  10. 5.Pilot study of changing the conventional double-j stents by a new pigtail-suture stent: Symptoms comparison
    Mohamed Farah (Hereford Hospital - Wye Valley Nhs Trust, UK)
  11. Urology
  12. 6.Wearable XR spatial training system using simultaneous stereoscopic view of endoscopy and CT to enhance spatial awareness in endoscopic robotic surgery
    Takuya Sueyoshi (Teikyo University Okinaga Research Institute, Japan)
  13. Urology
  14. 7.Laparoscopic orchidectomy in testicular malignancy complicated by incarcerated inguinal hernia
    Sayak Chattopadhyay (Norbe Medicare, India)
  15. Urology
  16. 8.Efficacy and safety of robotic-assisted retrograde intrarenal surgery for kidney stone treatment : A multi-center, prospective, single-arm, pivotal clinical study
    Joonhwan Kim (Roen Surgical, Inc., Korea)