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Minimally Invasive Surgery Week 2015 Annual Meeting and Endo Expo Presented by SLS and Affiliated Societies

09/02/2015 - 09/05/2015

This site contains conference details and proceedings including educational materials and podcasts of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Week / Annual Meeting and Endo Expo. An Event in Late August-Early September, this multispecialty conference of a number of MIS Societies, helps increase knowledge of laparoscopic, endoscopic, and minimally invasive surgical techniques. The Meeting consists of Postgraduate Master's Classes; Plenary Sessions; Lap Updates of multiple topics; Expert review and discussion of surgical videos showing accidents, mishaps, and surprises; Deconstruction of video-taped surgeries performed by master surgeons; Exhibitions; Competitions for Best Papers, Videos, and Posters from Professors to Fellows and Residents; Future Technology Sessions; and over 200 General Surgery, Gynecology, Urology, and Multispecialty Scientific Presentations.

Minimally Invasive Surgery Week 2015 Annual Meeting and Endo Expo Presented by SLS and Affiliated Societies

09/02/2015 - 09/05/2015

An Event in Late August-Early September, this multispecialty conference of a number of MIS Societies, helps increase knowledge of laparoscopic, endoscopic, and minimally invasive surgical techniques. The Meeting consists of Postgraduate Master’s Classes; Plenary Sessions; Lap Updates of multiple topics; Expert review and discussion of surgical videos showing accidents, mishaps, and surprises; Deconstruction of video-taped surgeries performed by master surgeons; Exhibitions; Competitions for Best Papers, Videos, and Posters from Professors to Fellows and Residents; Future Technology Sessions; and over 200 General Surgery, Gynecology, Urology, and Multispecialty Scientific Presentations.

The 12th Asia-Pacific Congress of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery (ELSA 2015)

09/02/2015 - 09/05/2015

Dear colleagues and friends, It is our great pleasure to invite you to the 12th Asia-Pacific Congress of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery (ELSA 2015). ELSA 2015 will be held in Daegu, Korea from September 2 (Wed) – 5 (Sat), 2015. ELSA 2015 promises to be a great opportunity to present high-level techniques in endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery in the rapidly developing Asia Pacific region, exchange information, and share valuable academic researches and cases. The scientific program will be carefully designed to offer sessions in various categories that cover the most urgent and important topics and issues that we are facing at the present. A large number of world-renowned scholars and doctors will also be invited to speak about their remarkable…

New Frontiers in hepatobiliary & pancreatic cancer – ITCC 2015

09/10/2015 - 09/11/2015

Dear colleagues and friends On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is our great pleasure to invite you to the International Congress on Innovation and Technology in Cancer Care (ITCC 2015). We are planning an exciting scientific program, which will bring together eminent speakers and delegates from all over the world to focus on New Frontiers in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Cancer. The impressive live surgery sessions will focus on the most challenging 3D-laparoscopic and robotic liver and pancreatic cancer procedures. The company’s exhibition also promises to be one of the highlights of the congress, where you’ll be able to discover the latest innovations and technologies that will shape the future of cancer care. Leuven is an ancient, vibrant city and…

2nd Annual MedStar Georgetown Symposium on Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)

09/12/2015 - 09/12/2015

This educational symposium will update the medical community on state-of-the-art care of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) while focusing on the importance of a multidisciplinary approach in the treatment of this rare and complicated disease. Renowned guest speakers and distinguished faculty from MedStar Health and Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center will discuss the significant roles of targeted therapies, the use of organ-sparing surgery, the use of minimally invasive surgery and the management of advanced, recurrent and resistant GIST. This conference is intended for gastroenterologists, general surgeons, surgical pathologists, radiologists, medical oncologists, regional primary care physicians, residents and fellows, advanced practice clinicians, nurses, allied health professionals and medical students.

Canadian Association of General Surgeons (CAGS)

09/17/2015 - 09/20/2015

Canadian Surgery Forum Scientific and educational sessions are offered through interactive symposia, panel discussions, postgraduate courses, debates, plenary sessions, video sessions, and Breakfast with the Professor roundtables.

3rd World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes (WCITT2D 2015) and 2nd Diabetes Surgery Summit (DSS-II)

09/28/2015 - 09/30/2015

The DSS-II is a consensus conference organized in partnership with the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the European Society for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), Diabetes UK, Chinese Diabetes Society and Diabetes India. The DSS is designed to assist leading diabetes organizations in the development of new recommendations and guidelines for the implementation of surgical treatment in the management algorithm of type 2 diabetes. This historical initiative has the potential to expand the horizons of metabolic surgery as well as diabetes care and research for years to come. Attendees of the World Congress/DSS will have an opportunity to participate in the discussion of draft guidelines and to get abreast of the science behind metabolic surgery with…

Current Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery-Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) and Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD)

10/03/2015 - 10/03/2015

Current Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery - Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) and Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) Guest speaker: Dr. Haru Inoue, Professor, Digestive Disease Center, Northern Yokohama Hospital, Showa University, is the innovator of the POEM technique. Professor Inoue has performed hundreds of cases of POEM for patients with achalasia in Japan and international countries since 2008. Director: Michael B. Ujiki, MD Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Surgical Director, Grainger Center for Simulation and Innovation Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic Surgery This course will introduce the participants to the POEM technique including indications, equipment, surgical technique and post-operative care. A multidiciplinary team approach is encouraged to include surgeons , GI physicians, nurses and physician assistants. At the end of the course, participants…

27th Jagelman / 37th Turnbull Annual International Colorectal Disease Symposium (DDI Week 2016)

02/02/2016 - 02/06/2016

The program is designed to provide a comprehensive in-depth, detailed overview of new, controversial, challenging, and provocative colorectal themes. A live surgery day, advanced transanal surgery workshop including wet lab, and afternoon scientific paper session are being offered as additional educational opportunities. Attendance at the Symposium will provide the attendees with a detailed analysis of the current status of every major colorectal area. Video demonstrations will help improve competencies and patient outcomes. Multidisciplinary integration amongst surgery, gastroenterology, imaging and pathology will be emphasized in combined sessions centered upon the definitions and optimization of patient outcomes.

15th Annual Surgery of the Foregut Symposium

02/04/2016 - 02/07/2016

The 15th Annual Surgery of the Foregut Symposium will provide surgeons and other health care professionals a wide range of information related to new and well established topics in gastrointestinal surgery. Attendees will become familiar with surgical aspects of conventional, laparoscopic, robotic, and endoscopic surgery of the foregut. In addition, attendees will acquire in-depth information related to the diagnosis and management of disease processes of the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver, and biliary tree. The program will review complex case scenarios and complications after foregut procedures. The 3rd Annual International Congress of Fluorescent Guided Imaging Surgery is focusing on the new era of research on near infrared (NIR) imaging. The concept is based on the utilization of infrared light as a…

5th Annual Gastroenterology and Hepatology Symposium (DDI Week 2016)

02/04/2016 - 02/06/2016

This symposium will focus on practical and evidence-based aspects of managing the difficult GI disorders in gastroenterology and hepatology practice. This 3-day symposium will provide guidance to attendees on diagnostics and management of challenging cases in clinical practice and latest advances in the field, including esophageal diseases, liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease, small bowel and pancreatic diseases, and endoscopy. Each session will include didactic presentations followed by a panel discussion about the optimal approach to the diagnosis and management of the presented topics.

AsianAmerican MultiSpecialty Summit VII Laparoscopy & Minimally Invasive Surgery

02/17/2016 - 02/20/2016

This Summit, held every two years, with delegations of leading laparoscopists representing organizations and countries in the Pacific Rim, Asian Oceanic regions and the Americas provides meaningful educational and cultural exchange with thought leaders in minimally invasive surgery. A similar Summit is held on alternate years for the European, American, and Atlantic region countries. Summits are also open to surgeons in all specialties wishing to learn more about current trends.

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New Frontiers in hepatobiliary & pancreatic cancer – ITCC 2015

Dear colleagues and friends On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is our great pleasure to invite you to the International Congress on Innovation and Technology in Cancer Care (ITCC 2015). We are planning an exciting scientific program, which will bring together eminent speakers and…

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12

2nd Annual MedStar Georgetown Symposium on Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)

This educational symposium will update the medical community on state-of-the-art care of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) while focusing on the importance of a multidisciplinary approach in the treatment of this rare and complicated disease. Renowned guest speakers and distinguished faculty from MedStar Health and Georgetown…

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17
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20

Canadian Association of General Surgeons (CAGS)

Canadian Surgery Forum Scientific and educational sessions are offered through interactive symposia, panel discussions, postgraduate courses, debates, plenary sessions, video sessions, and Breakfast with the Professor roundtables.

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30

3rd World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes (WCITT2D 2015) and 2nd Diabetes Surgery Summit (DSS-II)

The DSS-II is a consensus conference organized in partnership with the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the European Society for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), Diabetes UK, Chinese Diabetes Society and Diabetes India. The DSS is designed to assist leading diabetes…

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03

Current Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery-Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) and Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD)

Current Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery - Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) and Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) Guest speaker: Dr. Haru Inoue, Professor, Digestive Disease Center, Northern Yokohama Hospital, Showa University, is the innovator of the POEM technique. Professor Inoue has performed hundreds of cases…

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02
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06

27th Jagelman / 37th Turnbull Annual International Colorectal Disease Symposium (DDI Week 2016)

The program is designed to provide a comprehensive in-depth, detailed overview of new, controversial, challenging, and provocative colorectal themes. A live surgery day, advanced transanal surgery workshop including wet lab, and afternoon scientific paper session are being offered as additional educational opportunities. Attendance at the…

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