February 28 - March 3, 2017 Encore at Wynn Las Vegas
Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) Full Agenda

Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) 2017 Agenda
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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Optional Hands-On Workshops

8:15 - 10:15 AM Improve Your Skills: Laparoscopic Suturing
10:45 AM - 12:45PM Flexible Endoscopy



Colon Session I

1:00 - 1:15 PM Welcome and Introduction
1:15 - 1:30 PM Pre Op Nutritional Optimizations of the Colorectal Patient
1:30 - 1:45 PM Effects of SCIP Program on Colorectal Outcomes
1:45 - 2:00 PM ERAS Programs: How to Set up and Benefits
2:00 - 2:15 PM Q&A/Panel with Faculty
2:15 - 2:30 PM Diverticulitis: From Washout to Diversion - When and Why?
2:30 - 2:45 PM Laparoscopic Treatment of Crohns and the Handling of Biologic Agents around
Surgery
2:45 - 3:00 PM Laparoscopic Pouch Surgery: Single Port/Multiport or Robotic?
3:00 - 3:15 PM Q&A/Panel with Faculty
3:15 - 3:30 PM Refreshment Break



Colon Session II

3:30 - 3:45 PM Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery in the elderly: Dangerous or Preferable?
3:45 - 4:00 PM The Role, Data and Incidence of Hand-Assisted Colectomy
4:00 - 4:15 PM Applications of robotic Xl in Colorectal Surgery
4:15 - 4:30 PM Q&A/Panel with Faculty
4:30 - 4:45 PM Single Port Colectomy: Dead or the Future? What’s the Data?
4:45 - 5:00 PM Diverticular Abscess: Always Surgery? Other Options.
5:00 - 5:15 PM Splenic Flexure Release: Supramesocolic and Inframesocolic Approaches: Video
Demonstration
5:15 - 5:30 PM Q&A/Panel with Faculty
5:30 - 5:45 PM Refreshment Break



Colon Session III

5:45 - 6:00 PM Transanal TIME: Anatomy and Approaches
6:00 - 6:15 PM TEM/TAMIS and Endoluminal Surgery: Outcomes and Techniques
6:15 - 6:30 PM Robotic TME Surgery: Critical Anatomy and Technical Pearls
6:30 - 6:45 PM Q&A/Panel with Faculty
6:45 - 7:00 PM Intracorporeal Anastomosis for Right Colectomy: How I do It and Advantages
7:00 - 7:15 PM When Bad Things Happen to Good People - Video Complications
7:15 - 7:30 PM Q&A/Panel with Faculty
7:30 - 9:00 PM Chairman's Welcome Reception/Exhibits
 


Wednesday, March 1, 2017

6:30 - 7:30 AM Breakfast/Exhibits



Colon Session IV

7:30 - 7:45 AM The Role of ICG on Anastomotic Assessment
7:45 - 8:00 AM Immunologic Effects of Surgery: Clinical Implications for our Patients
8:00 - 8:15 AM TAP Blocks: Do They Help and How Can You Do Them: Data and Technique
8:15 - 8:30 AM Q&A/Panel with Faculty
8:30 AM Colon Program Adjourns



Enhanced Recovery After Surgery – What Every Surgeon Should Know: Part 1

8:30 - 8:45 AM The Essentials and Basic Concepts
8:45 - 9:00 AM Anesthesiologists Role: Fluids and Pain Management
9:00 - 9:15 AM The Surgeon’s Role
9:15 - 9:30 AM Q&A/Panel Discussion
9:30 - 10:00 AM Refreshment Break/Exhibits



Hernia Session I
Quality

10:00 - 10:15 AM ERAS and Pre-Op Optimization for Hernia Repair
10:15 - 10:30 AM Development and Impact of Patient-Physician Relationships
10:30 - 10:45 AM Early Results from Quality Collaboration - What Have We Learned?
10:45 - 11:00 AM Q&A/Panel with Faculty



Hernia Session II
Chronic Groin Pain

11:00 - 11:15 AM Chronic Groin Pain - Is Mesh the Problem?
11:15 - 11:30 AM Chronic Groin Pain - Does Fixation Method Matter? (MIS and Open)
11:30 - 11:45 AM Prediction and Management of Chronic Groin Pain
11:45 - 12:00 PM Q&A/Panel with Faculty
12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch Symposium
1:00 - 1:30 PM Dessert Break Exhibit Hall



Foregut Session I

1:30 - 1:45 PM GI approach to Achalasia and EGJOO?
1:45 - 2:00 PM Surgical Treatment of EGJOO and Long Term Results of Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy for Achalasia
2:00 - 2:15 PM Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
2:15 - 2:30 PM Q&A/Panel with Faculty
2:30 - 2:45 PM Gastroenterologist Approach to Barrett’s or Why You Need VLE
2:45 - 3:00 PM Reflux and Adenocarcinoma - Where are We Now in Identifying the Relationship
3:00 - 3:15 PM Approach to The Patient with GERD Post Bariatric Surgery
3:15 - 3:30 PM Q&A/Panel with Faculty
3:30 - 3:45 PM Refreshment Break/Exhibits



Hernia Session III
Mesh

3:45 - 4:00 PM Hernia Repair in Contaminated Fields: Large Pore Synthetic Mesh is Fine
4:00 - 4:15 PM Hernia Repair in Contaminated Fields: Newer Biosynthetic Meshes have a Role
4:15 - 4:30 PM Antibiotics in Contaminated Hernia: What, Where, When and How to Deliver
4:30 - 4:45 PM Q&A/Panel with Faculty



Hernia Session IV
Robots and Hernia Repair

4:45 - 5:00 PM Lessons Learned in Robotic Hernia Repair: My Experience
5:00 - 5:15 PM Robotic TAR vs. Open TAR: Is it the Same Operation? Who Should Do?
5:15 - 5:30 PM Economics of Robotic Hernia Repair: Can We Afford this Technology
5:30 - 5:45 PM Q&A/Panel with Faculty
5:45 - 6:00 PM Refreshment Break/Exhibits



Foregut Session II

6:00 - 6:15 PM Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastroparesis
6:15 - 6:30 PM GI Approach to GERD Iincluding Who Should Go to Anti-Reflux Surgery
6:30 - 6:45 PM TIF with and without Hiatal Hernia Repair
6:45 - 7:00 PM Nissen, or LINX, Medigas or Stretta??
7:00 - 7:15 PM Patients with Barrett’s Should Undergo Anti-Reflux Surgery
7:15 - 7:30 PM Q&A/Panel with Faculty
 


Thursday, March 2, 2017

6:45 AM - 7:55 AM Breakfast/Exhibits
7:10 AM - 7:55 AM Breakfast Symposium



Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS):
What Every Surgeon Should Know: Part II

8:00 - 8:15 AM Key ERAS Outcomes Studies
8:15 - 8:30 AM Reducing Ileus, Improving Gut Function
8:30 - 8:45 AM ERAS for Bariatrics
8:45 - 9:00 AM Q&A/Panel Discussion



Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery:
The Science

9:00 - 9:10 AM Welcome/Introduction
9:10 - 9:30 AM Bariatric Surgery and the Brain
9:30 - 10:10 AM Metabolic Adaptation to Weight Loss Before and After Bariatric Surgery
10:10 - 10:50 AM Refreshment Break/Exhibits
10:50 - 11:10 AM Sobering News about Substance Abuse and Self-Harm After Bariatric Surgery
11:10 - 11:30 AM Physical Activity, Weight-Loss and Bariatric Surgery
11:30 - 11:40 AM Q&A/Panel with Faculty
11:40 - 12:40 PM Hot Topic: Panel Discussion: Implementing the New Diabetes Surgery Guidelines
12:40 - 1:40 PM Lunch Symposium
1:40 - 2:10 PM Dessert Break Exhibit Hall



Keynote Address

2:10 - 2:40 PM Keynote Address -- Keynote Address -- SAGES Master Program: Lifelong, Deliberate Education from Hernia, Colon to Bariatric Surgery
Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS



Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery:
Access, Quality and Optimizing Outcomes

2:40 - 3:00 PM Reducing Readmissions
3:00 - 3:20 PM Preop Patient Education
3:20 - 3:40 PM Pre-op Optimization
3:40 - 4:00 PM MBSAQIP: Quality Update - How Are We Doing?
4:00 - 4:20 PM Shared Medical Appointments (SMAs)
4:20 - 4:50 PM Refreshment Break/ Exhibits



Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery:
Videofest/Complications

5:10 - 5:25 PM Management of Acute vs. Chronic Sleeve Obstruction
5:25 - 5:40 PM Management of Acute vs. Chronic Sleeve Leaks
5:40 - 5:55 PM Nutritional Deficiencies Post Bariatric Surgery
5:55 - 6:10 PM Endoscopic Management of Complications
6:10 - 6:25 PM Marginal Ulcer: When to Operate, What to Do
6:25 - 6:40 PM DVT Prophylaxis Update: When to Extend?
6:40 - 6:55 PM Band to Bypass or Sleeve
6:55 - 7:10 PM Q&A/Panel with Faculty



Friday, March 3, 2017

6:30 - 7:45 AM Breakfast
7:00 - 7:55 AM Breakfast Symposium



Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery:
Revisional Surgery

9:10 - 9:30 AM Recommendations: Revisional Surgery for Complications
8:00 - 9:00 AM Hot Topic: Poor Weight Loss, or Excessive Weight Regain: What to Do?: A Case Based Panel
9:00 - 10:00 AM Refreshment Break
9:30 - 10:00 AM Hot Topic: Optimizing Sleeve Outcomes: A Case Based Panel
10:00 - 10:15 AM Refreshment Break



Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery:
Controversies and New Frontiers

10:15 - 10:30 AM Aggressive Dietary Pre-Surgical Weight Loss
10:30 - 10:45 AM Gastric Asperation
10:45 - 11:00 AM Endoscopic Gastric Suturing
11:00 - 11:15 AM Who Gets a Band in 2017?
11:15 - 11:30 AM Robotic Bariatric Surgery 2017
11:30 - 11:45 AM The Intragastric Balloon
11:45 - 12:00 PM Single Anastomosis Gastric Bypass (SAGB)
12:00 - 12:15 PM SADI-S, SIDS, SAGI, Ileal Transposition
12:15 - 12:30 PM Vagal Nerve Blocking and Neuromodulation
12:30 - 12:50 PM Endoscopic Gastric Partitioning
12:50 - 1:15 PM Q&A/Panel with Faculty
1:15 PM MISS Adjourns