Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Location: Eric P. Newman Education Center

Updates in Hernia Surgery and Introduction to Robotic Hernia Repair
Washington University Medical Center and Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Separate registration required.

8:00   Welcome & Introduction – Dr. Blatnik

8:15   Minimally Invasive Inguinal hernia repair – Dr. Brunt

8:45   Introduction to abdominal wall reconstruction – Dr. Krpata

9:30   Introduction to robotic hernia repair – Dr. Blatnik

10:00   Break

10:20   Moderated Video 1 – Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair – Dr. Blatnik

10:50   Moderated Video 2 – Open Abdominal Wall Reconstruction – Dr. Krpata

11:20   Moderated Video 3 – Robotic Ventral Hernia Repair – Dr. Blatnik

11:50   Question & Answer Session – Dr. Blatnik & Dr. Krpata

12:30   Overview of lab – Dr. Blatnik

1:00   Lab Rotation 1

3:00   Lab Rotation 2

 


Eugene M. Bricker Visiting Lecture in Surgery
5:00pm “The Surgeon / CEO – Taking Lessons From the Operating Room to the C-Suite…and Back Again”
John G. Hunter, MD, FACS, Guest Lecturer
Oregon Health Science University, Portland, Oregon

6:00   Reception

6:30   Return to The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis (transportation provided)

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Location: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, St. Louis, MO

7:30   Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00   Welcome and Introduction – Dr. Hunt

Upper GI Surgery – Moderator, Dr. Brunt

8:10   Benign Peptic Ulcer Disease – Dr. Schuerer

8:30   Gastric Cancer – Dr. Fields

8:50   Safe Cholecystectomy – Dr. Brunt

9:10   Treatment of GERD – Dr. Hunter

9:40   Questions and Answers

10:00   Refreshment Break

Skin Cancer – Moderator, Dr. Fields

10:30   The Changing Role of Lymph Node Surgery in Melanoma – Dr. Zager

11:00   Adjuvant/Non-operative Treatment of Melanoma –  Dr. Ansstas

11:20   Treatment of Non-melanoma Skin Cancer – Dr. Chen

11:50   Questions and Answers

12:00   Luncheon (to be provided)

Hernia Surgery – Moderator, Dr. Blatnik

1:00   What to Do When my Inguinal Hernia Patient Comes Back with Pain – Dr. Krpata

1:20   Hernia Economics – How to Maximize Your Return – Dr. Blatnik

1:50   Updates in Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair – Dr. Awad

2:10   Stump the Experts – How to Approach the Difficult Cases – Dr. Blatnik and Panel

2:30   Questions and Answers

2:50 Refreshment Break

Breast Cancer – Moderator, Dr. Margenthaler

3:20   Triple Negative Breast Cancer: Personal Experience and
Future Directions for Treatment  – Dr. Newman

3:50   Axillary Management Following Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy – Dr. Cyr

4:05   MRI for Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer – Dr. Herrmann

4:20   Breast Cancer in the Pregnant Patient – Dr. Glover-Collins

4:35   Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy: How I Do It – Dr. Schwartz

4:50   Top Papers of 2017 – Dr. Aft

5:05   Questions and Answers

5:20   Adjourn

Friday, February 23, 2018

MEET THE PROFESSOR BREAKFASTS (see map in syllabus for locations)

  6:45 – 7:30 am                  Session 1

          Vascular Dialysis Access – Dr. Shenoy

          Trauma: Case Presentations and Lessons – Trauma Staff

          Surprises During Cholecystectomy – Dr. Khan

                               

7:40 – 8:25 am         Session 2  (Same options as Session 1)

Colorectal Surgery – Moderator, Dr. Mutch

8:30   Pilonidal Disease and Perineal Hidradenitis – Dr. Hunt

8:50   Update on Diverticulitis – Dr. Glasgow

9:10   Hemorrhoids and Fissures – Dr. Wise

9:30   Watch and Wait for Rectal Cancer – Dr. Mutch

9:50   Refreshment Break

10:20   Colonic and Mesenteric Ischemia – Dr. Silviera

10:40   Update on Laparoscopic Treatment of Rectal Cancer – Dr. Fleshman

11:10   Questions and Answers

11:30   Avoiding Medical Malpractice Suits – Dr. Kodner

12:00   Luncheon (to be provided)

1:00   Managing the Myriad of Anti-coagulants in the Peri-operative Period – Dr. Jim

Hot topic debate – Robotic Surgery is the future of general surgery  – Moderator, Dr. Doyle

1:20   Pro– Dr. Hammill

1:30   Con– Dr. Chapman

1:40   Discussion

Hepatobiliary Surgery – Moderator, Dr. Chapman

2:00   Treatment of Hepatic Metastatic Disease – Dr. Hawkins

2:20   Update on Cholangiocarcinoma – Dr. Khan

2:40   Refreshment Break

3:00   Acute Cholecystitis: When to Watch, Drain or Operate – Dr. Sandford

3:20   IPMN: When to Follow and When to Intervene – Dr. Allen

3:50   Questions and Answers

General Surgery Plenary Video Session – Meeting Rooms 

4:10   Videos will be presented from common procedures across
the spectrum of general surgery
  1. Colorectal Anastomosis: Tips and Tricks – Darren R. Cullinan, MD, Research Fellow Surgery
  2. Gayan Desilva, MD, Research Fellow Surgery
  3. Hemithyroidectomy – Linda X. Jin, MD, Research Fellow Surgery
  4. Resection of Type 1 Choledochal Cyst – Roheena Panni, MD, Research Fellow Surgery
  5. Melanie Subramanian, MD, Research Fellow Surgery

 

5:15   Adjourn

5:30   Reception – The Wine Room, 1st Floor (Platinum Level Exhibitors only)

7:00   Reception Ends

Saturday, February 24, 2018

7:30am   Continental Breakfast

Trauma Surgery – Moderator, Dr. Freeman

8:00   Pancreatic/Duodenal Injury – Dr. Ilahi

8:20   Splenic Injury and Conservation – Dr. Snyder

8:40   Dealing with Polytrauma in a Community Hospital: How and When to Pack and Ship the Patient – Dr. Sheppard

9:00   Hemostatic Agents in Trauma (and Other Disasters) – Dr. Bochicchio              

9:20   Abdominal Compartment Syndrome and Damage
Control Laparotomy
– Dr. Freeman

9:40   Questions and Answers

10:00   Refreshment Break

Emergency Surgery – Moderator, Dr. Bochicchio

10:30   Appendicitis – Dr. Turnbull

10:50   Small Bowel Obstruction – Dr. Ilahi

11:10   Acute Incarcerated Hernia – Dr. Bochicchio

11:30   Soft Tissue Infections – Dr. Punch

11:50   Questions and Answers

12:10   Adjourn