February 28 - March 3, 2017 Encore at Wynn Las Vegas
Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium MISS Optional Hands-On Workshops

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Optional Hands-On Workshops

MISS workshops are open exclusively to MISS attendees and have limited space available.
First come. First served. Reserve your spot now!

Improve Your Skills: Laparoscopic Suturing
2 CME Credits Available

8:15 AM – 10:15 AM

Workshop Co-Directors:
Marcelo W. Hinojosa, M.D. and Matthew Y.C. Lin, M.D.

Workshop Faculty:
Bradley Davis, MD, FACS, FASCRS and Barry A. Salky, MD
Overview and Target Audience
This course provides an overview of laparoscopic suturing skills and how they allow surgeons to advance to an expert level by adding the flexibility of intracorporeal suturing and knot tying. The workshop is designed for practicing general and bariatric surgeons who wish to improve on their laparoscopic suturing skills.
Agenda
8:15 AM How to Tie a Knot: Free Needle and Hand-Held Device
Special Techniques: Staple-Line Reinforcement, Closure of
Mesenteric Defects and Construction of a Hand-Sewn Anastomosis
Suture Lab
8:45 AM Hands-on Practice Sewing an Anastomosis with Free-Needle and Hand-Held Devices
10:15 AM Adjourn


Flexible Endoscopy
2 CME Credits Available

10:45 AM – 12:45 PM

Workshop Co-Directors:
Marcelo W. Hinojosa, M.D. and Matthew Y.C. Lin, M.D.

Workshop Faculty:
Bradley Davis, MD, FACS, FASCRS; Matt Kroh, MD; and Barry A. Salky, MD
Overview and Target Audience
This workshop features endoscopic techniques for therapeutic endoscopy, including clipping, thermal ablation, balloon dilation, and endoscopic stenting. The workshop is designed for practicing general and bariatric surgeons who wish to improve their endoscopy skills.
Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
• Understand the indications for diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy.
• Describe endoscopic technique for performing hemostasis.
• Learn the technique of balloon dilation for the treatment of stomal stenosis.
• Understand the role of endoscopic stent placement.
• Understand the technique for endoscopic antireflux procedure.
Agenda
10:45 am Lecture on technique for all tasks listed below
11:15 am Therapeutic endoscopy lab: 7 Duplicate stations (14 in all)
· Balloon dilation
· Deployment of flexible covered stent
· Hemostasis: injection therapy
· Hemostasis: thermal ablation
· Hemostasis: clips
· EsophyX station
· OverStitch station
12:45 pm Adjourn


Interactive TAP Workshop for General and Bariatric Surgery: Ultrasound, TAP, and Laparoscopic Techniques
2 CME Credits Available

10:45 am – 12:45 pm

This two-hour workshop includes a faculty presentation, hands-on workshop, and questions and answers. It will provide the learners with the opportunity to interact with faculty in real time while practicing procedures on live and phantom models.

Faculty
Jeff Gadsden, MD, FRCPC, FANZCA
Duke University Medical Center

Philip R. Schauer, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Uma Shastri, MD FRCPC
Vanderbilt University

Loran Mounir Soliman, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Target Audience
surgeons, residents, and fellows, including advanced laparoscopic surgeons
Objectives
• Adapt techniques via hands-on practice on live models, phantom stations and using laparoscopic techniques
• Describe the opioid epidemic and associated adverse events with opioids
• Review the multimodal options utilizing pre-op, inter-op and post-op surgery
• Understand the relevant anatomy for performing ultrasound/laparoscopic guided infiltration blocks
• Describe the indication, contraindication and best practice techniques for performing infiltration blocks


CME Credit Certified by:
Albert Einstein College of Medicine This activity is supported, in part, by a grant from Pacira Pharmaceuticals. For additional information regarding the TAP Workshop: Center for Continuing Medical Education Tel: 718-920-6674, email: cme@montefiore.org

Click here to register for the MISS Laparoscopic Suturing and/or Flexible Endoscopy Workshop.

Click here to register for the MISS TAP Workshop.