Esophago-Gastric Surgery Advanced Course

2020, October 01 - 03
1. Course Registration
3190 €
1970 €
585 €
2. Hotel accommodation
Please choose an option before
Including 3 nights in the HARAS HOTEL****, breakfast and city tax:

2020, September 30
2020, October 03
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Bookings are made on a first-come, first-served basis.
In case of unavailability, we shall make our best to reaccommodate you in a nearby hotel of equal standard
Deadline for hotel bookings is 10 days before the course. After that point, IRCAD cannot guarantee room availability.
Including 3 nights in the HARAS HOTEL****, breakfast and city tax:

2020, September 30
2020, October 03
in a


Bookings are made on a first-come, first-served basis.
In case of unavailability, we shall make our best to reaccommodate you in a nearby hotel of equal standard
Deadline for hotel bookings is 10 days before the course. After that point, IRCAD cannot guarantee room availability.
Including 3 nights in the HARAS HOTEL****, breakfast and city tax:

2020, September 30
2020, October 03
in a


Bookings are made on a first-come, first-served basis.
In case of unavailability, we shall make our best to reaccommodate you in a nearby hotel of equal standard
Deadline for hotel bookings is 10 days before the course. After that point, IRCAD cannot guarantee room availability.
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COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To identify current indications for surgical and endoscopic treatment in a broad spectrum of esophago-gastric surgeries
  • To discuss recent developments in techniques and devices
  • To list the essential steps of postoperative care and management of postoperative complications
  • To review postoperative clinical results and practical applications of evidence-based clinical medicine
  • To improve technical performances in rigid and flexible endoscopic surgery


COURSE DIRECTOR

J. Marescaux (F)

FACULTY PANEL

R. Araujo BR - L. Bonavina I - G.B. Cadière B - Y.K. Chao TW -
B. Dallemagne B - T. Demeester USA - K. Fuchs D - W.J. Hyung KOR -
H. Inoue J - S. Law HKG  - S.W. Lee J - J. Marescaux F - O. Pech D -
S. Perretta I - R. Petri I - J.P. Ruurda NL - L. Swanström USA -
R. Van Hillegersberg NL - D. Wohnrath BR - H.K. Yang KOR

THURSDAY OCTOBER 1

7.45 am
FOR OPTION A, B AND C
Registration and welcoming of participants

8.00 am
UPPER GI FUNCTIONAL DISEASES

LECTURE
- Modern foregut physiology testing: why, what, when and how?

LIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
- Laparoscopic antireflux procedures
- Paraesophageal hernia repair
- Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
- Endoscopic ablation of of Barrett’s esophagus

LECTURES
GERD-HIATAL HERNIA
- Controversies in GERD and PEH: short esophagus and reinforced crural repair (mesh)
- Role of intraoperative endoscopy and calibration
- Endoscopic antireflux techniques: where do we stand?

ACHALASIA and other MOTILITY DISORDERS
> POEM
- Technical steps and tricks
- Patient selection and results
- Management of complications (perforations, bleeding…)
> Laparoscopic / thoracoscopic myotomy – esophagectomy
- Current indications and techniques at the time of POEM
> Esophageal diverticula
- Minimally invasive treatment of Zenker, thoracic and epiphrenic diverticula

BARRETT’S ESOPHAGUS
- Real time in vivo assessement of esophageal mucosa (confocal microscopy, endocytoscopy…)
- Ablative and respective therapies of Barrett’s esophagus

DISCUSSION – QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm
OPTION B & C ONLY
OPTION A: AFTERNOON FREE

PRE-LABORATORY VIDEOSESSION

EXPERIMENTAL LABORATORY - TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS) OR ON ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS
- Antireflux procedures
- Heller myotomy / Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
- Intragastric surgery
- Gastrectomy
- Esophagectomy

6.30 pm End of the session - Evening free

FRIDAY OCTOBER 2

7.45 am
FOR OPTION A, B AND C
Evaluation of the previous day

UPPER GI NEOPLASIA

8.00 am
LIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS

- Thoraco-laparoscopic esophagectomy
- Robotic thoraco-laparoscopic esophagectomy
- Laparoscopic total gastrectomy
- Laparoscopic partial gastrectomy
- Fluorescence-guided robotic gastretomy

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm
OPTION B & C ONLY
OPTION A: AFTERNOON FREE

PRE-LABORATORY VIDEOSESSION

EXPERIMENTAL LABORATORY TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS) OR ON ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS
- Antireflux procedures
- Heller myotomy / Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
- Intragastric surgery
- Gastrectomy
- Esophagectomy

6.30 pm End of the session

8.00 pm Dinner in honor of the participants

SATURDAY OCTOBER 3

7.45 am
FOR OPTION A, B AND C
Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 am
WORKSHOP WITH EXPERTS

ESOPHAGEAL SURGERY
- Esophageal conduit: stomach, colon, or…?
- Esophageal anastomotic techniques and risks
- Indications and techniques of lymphadenectomy for squamous cell cancer and adenocarcinoma
- Strictures, leaks, fistulas and other problems:Endoscopy is the answer
- Which esophagectomy technique for which patient?
- Esophagectomy: robotic or laparoscopic approach?
- Endoscopic treatment of early esophageal cancer

GASTRIC SURGERY
- Type of reconstruction and outcomes following laparoscopic partial and total gastrectomy for cancer
- Management of complications after laparoscopic partial and total gastrectomy: bleeding, leaks, fistula, stricture, emptying problems
- Does fluorescence guidance change the quality of lymphadenectomy?
- Sentinel node detection and tailored resection in gastric cancer: where are we going?
- Laparoscopic surgery for gastric submucosal tumor
- Endoscopic treatment of early gastric cancer: EMR, ESD and full thickness resection

GUEST LECTURE
- Is there a future for surgery in Upper GI Diseases ?
 
1.30 pm End of course / Delivery of certificates of attendance

1.35 pm Lunch-buffet at the Institute
Program may be subject to modifications