Masterclasses

Wednesday 30th May 2018

MC1. Master class: FLUORESCENCE 
Course directors: Luigi Boni (Italy), Michele Diana (France)
Location: London ExCeL International Exhibition Centre

14:00 - 14:10Welcome and outline of the course - Luigi Boni (Italy)
14:10 - 14:25Fluorescence-imaging: technology and basic principles - Elisa Cassinotti (Italy)
14:30 - 14:45 Fluorescent cholangiography: principles and results of RCT - Fernando Dip (USA/Argentina)
14:50 - 15:05Fluorescent angiography for colonic perfusion: literature analysis and results of an RCT - Luigi Boni (Italy)
15:10 - 15:25 Fluorescent angiography for esophageal perfusion - Paolo Parise (Italy)
15:30 - 15:45Fluorescence in liver surgery: current and future applications - Nicolas Golse (France)
15:50 - 16:20Coffee Break
16:20 - 16:35Fluorescent lymphatic mapping in GI surgery - Ronan Cahill (Ireland)
16:40 - 16:55Fluorescence guided cancer resection - Goitzen van Dam (The Netherlands)
17:00 - 17:15 Other dyes after ICG: where are we standing - Alexander Vahrmeijer (The Netherlands)
17:20 - 17:35EURO-FIGS (IRCAD-EAES) fluorescence guided surgery registry - Michele Diana (France)
17:40Closure

MC2. RESEARCH TALENT ACADEMY
Course directors: Stavros Antoniou (UK), Nader Francis (UK)
Location: London ExCeL International Exhibition Centre

Introductory session: Conceiving the idea
11:00 - 12:00Why to do research? - Stavros Antoniou (UK)
12:00 - 13:00Lunch Break
Session 1: Cohort study
13:00 - 13:45Eugenia Yiannakopoulou (Greece)
13:45- 14:05Article assessment within groups
Session 2: RCT
14:05- 14:50Francesca Fiorentino (UK)
14:50 - 15:10Article assessment within groups
15:10 - 15:40Coffee break
Session 3: Systematic review and meta-analysis
15:40 - 16:25Sheraz Markar (UK)
16:25- 16:45Article assessment within groups
Discussion
16:45- 17:00Discussion
Multiple choice test
17:00 - 17:30Test
17:30Closure

MC3. MASTERCLASS: TIPS AND TRICKS IN BARIATRIC SURGERY
(bring your own video and discuss with experts)
Course director: Ahmed Ahmed (UK), Richard Welbourn (UK) and Francesco Rubino (UK)
Duration: whole day
Location: London ExCeL International Exhibition Centre

Goal: The master class in bariatric surgery will focus on the two most important aspects of this surgery: the surgical technique and the complications.
The course is dedicated to every surgeon performing or planning to perform bariatric procedures, from young residents to experts, from surgeons working in dedicated bariatric units to general surgeons.
Objectives: At the end of this course, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:
Describe the technical issues related to most commonly performed surgical procedures in current clinical practice
Identify challenges in treating early and late complications of bariatric surgery
how to avoid, prevent and manage difficult situations

09.00 - 10.30Session 1: Tips and Tricks when operating on primary…
Chairs:Ahmed Ahmed (UK), Bruno Dillemans (Belgium)
09.00 - 09.30Gastric bypass - Richard Welbourn (UK)
09.30 - 09.50Sleeve gastrectomy - Marco Adamo (UK
09.50 - 10.10Sleeve gastrectomy - Kamal Mahawar
10.10 - 10.30Difficult situations - Bruno Dillemans (Belgium)
10.30 - 11.00Coffee Break
11.00 – 12.20Session 2: Tips and Tricks when dealing with surgical complications
Chairs:Richard Welbourn (UK), Mario Morino (Italy)
11.00 - 11.20Gastric bypass and internal hernia - Ramon Villalonga (Spain)
11.20 - 11.40Sleeve leak - Gianfranco Silecchia (Italy)
11.40 - 12.00G-E reflux and de-novo Barret after sleeve gastrectomy - Alfredo Genco (Italy)
12.00 - 12.20OAGB complications - Kamal Mahawar (UK)
12.20 - 13.20Lunch Break
13.20 - 14.20Session 3: Tips and Tricks when dealing with weight regain after bariatric surgery
Chairs:Francesco Rubino (UK), Nicola Di Lorenzo (Italy)
13.20 - 13.40Medical / Pharma management - Alex Miras (UK)
13.40 - 14.00Endoscopic management - Nicola Di Lorenzo (Italy)
14.00 - 14.20Surgical management - Mario Morino (Italy)
14.20 - 15.00Coffee Break
15.00 - 16.30Session 4: Video session (participants and faculty invited to bring own videos for discussion)
Chairs:Ahmed Ahmed (UK), Richard Welbourn (UK), Francesco Rubino UK)
Faculty:Bruno Dillemans (Belgium), Ramon Villalongo (Spain), Colm O’Boyle (Ireland)
16.30Closure

MC4. MASTERCLASS: QUALITY OF THORACO/LAPAROSCOPIC CLEARANCE OF LYMPH NODES IN UGI CANCER SURGERY
(bring your own video and discuss with experts)
Course director: Krishna Moorthy (UK), Takahiro Kinoshita (Japan)
Location: London ExCeL International Exhibition Centre

09:30 - 10:00Registration and welcome coffee
10:00 - 10:10Course outline and objectives - Takahiro Kinoshita (Japan), Krishna Moorthy (UK)
10:10 - 10:30Lymphadenectomy for gastric cancer in the East - Takahiro Kinoshita (Japan)
10:30 - 10:50Lymphadenectomy for gastric cancer in the West - George Hanna (UK)
10:50 - 11:50Reviewing un-edited video 1 (of Faculty as blind) with discussion
11:50 - 12:50Reviewing un-edited video 2 (of participants) with discussion
12:50 - 13:00Discussion for this session
13:00 - 14:00Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:20Lymphadenectomy for oesophageal/ GOJ cancer in the East - Yuko Kitagawa (Japan)
14:20 - 14:40Lymphadenectomy for oesophageal/ GOJ cancer in the West - Mark van Berge
14:40 - 15:40Reviewing un-edited video 3 (of Faculty as blind) with discussion
15:40 - 16:10Coffe Break
16:10 - 17:10Reviewing un-edited video 4 (of participants) with discussion
17:10 - 17:30Concluding discussion
17:30Closure

MC5. TA-TME: TRANSANAL TOTAL MESORECTAL EXCISION FOR RECTAL CANCER
Course director: Michel Adamina (Switzerland)
Location: London ExCeL International Exhibition Centre

09:30 - 10:00Registration and welcome coffee
10:00 - 10:05Course outline & objectives - Michel Adamina (Switzerland)
10:05 - 10:20An overview of rectal cancer surgery; current evidence
10:20 - 10:40Rationale, indications, and benefits of ta-TME - Michel Adamina (Switzerland)
10:40 - 11:00The perfect operation: operative room setup, devices, and instruments - Frederic Ris (Switzerland)
11:00 - 11:20The perfect operation: surgical technique step by step - Antonino Spinelli (Italy)
11:20 - 11:40The less than perfect operation: pitfalls and complications - Roel Hompes (UK)
11:40 - 12:00Discussion - all faculty
12:00 - 13:00Lunch Break
13:00 - 13:20Pelvic anatomy revisited / pelvic nerve preservation - Isacco Montroni (Italy)
13:20 - 13:40Beyond cancer: other indications for the transanal approach - Willem Bemelman
13:40 - 14:40Unedited videos - all faculty
14:40 - 15:00Discussion - all faculty
15:00 - 15:30Coffee break
15:30 - 15:50Introducing ta-TME at home: advice and tricks of the trade - Marta Penna (UK)
15:50 - 16:00Practical course and post course mentoring program - Michel Adamina (Switzerland)
16:00 - 16:20Discussion - all faculty
16:20 - 16:30Course evaluation
16:30