14th Annual Surgery of the Foregut Symposium

  • Date
    02/14/2015 - 02/18/2015
  • Location
    Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, Florida 33134
  • Contact
    Michael Schultz
  • Email
  • Website

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
The 14th 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, you 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. Abdominal wall hernias, fistulas and the use of the vacuum assisted closure (VAC) will be presented. Attendees will have the opportunity to analyze the management of complications including anastomotic leak and enterocutaneous fistulas and, review complex techniques utilized by experts for conversions, revisions, and reversals of bariatric procedures
TOPICS
Foregut Surgery
* Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Metastatic Neoplasms
* New Developments in Fluorescent Imaging for Surgeons
* Arcuate Ligament Syndrome
* Hiatal Hernias
* Surgery of the Gastro Esophageal (GE) Junction
* GI Transplant
* Disorders of the Liver and Biliary Tract
Bariatric Surgery
* Bariatric Surgery in Low BMI Patients
* Update on ACS/ASMBS Accreditation Network
* Management of Unusual Complications
* Robotic Surgery
* Abdominal Wall
* SMA Syndrome
* PE/Filters
* Reoperative Surgery
* Metabolic Surgery
Flourescent-Guided Imaging Surgery
* Biliary Ducts
* Liver
* Lymph Node Navigation
* GI Track
* Pelvic Surgery
* New Frontiers & Approaches
Live Surgery Day
– Broadcast from Cleveland Clinic, Weston, Florida
* Lap Cholecystectomy & Fluorescent-Imaging Cholangiography
* Reoperative Bariatric Surgery
* Reoperative Foregut Surgery
* Diaphramatic Hernia Repair Without Mesh & Quills Suture
– Broadcast from Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
* Laparoscopic Whipple Procedure
* Robotic GIST Resection
Video Club & Case Presentations