6th Annual Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Course - Nov. 17-18, Cleveland, OH
1st Annual Update on Treatment Decisions for gastrointestinal Diseases - Nov. 19-20, Cleveland, OH
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6th Annual Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Course

 Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - Hands-on Workshop
7:00 am Registration, 3rd Floor, InterContinental Hotel
Escort to Workshop / Continental Breakfast
8:00 am Welcome & Introduction
Center for Surgical Innovation, Technology and Education (cSite) - Daniel P. Geisler, MD
8:10 am Room Set-Up and Port Placement - Thomas Garofalo, MD
8:25 am Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery (HALS) - Jon Vogel, MD
8:40 am Right Colectomy - Matthew Kalady, MD
8:50 am Special Considerations: Middle Colics - Tracy Hull, MD
9:00 am Single-Port Colectomy-Introduction - Daniel Geisler, MD & Thomas Garofalo, MD
9:15 am Cadaver Lab

Laparoscopic Right Colectomy, TEM and Single-Port

11:00 am Question & Answer Session - Panel
11:15 am Release of Splenic Flexure - P. Ravi Kiran, MD
11:30 am Lunch-Video Presentations - Luca Stocchi, MD
1:00 pm Left Colectomy / Low Anterior - Daniel Geisler, MD
1:15 pm Cadaver Lab

Laparoscopic Left Colectomy and Proctectomy

4:00 pm Avoiding Pitfalls in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery - Panel
4:30 pm Questions & Answer Session - Panel
4:45 pm Adjourn
7:00 pm Dinner
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Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - Didactic Lectures
7:00 am Registration / Continental Breakfast / Exhibits
Six Continents Room, InterContinental
8:00 am Welcome & Introduction - Thomas E. Garofalo, MD
8:15 am Live Surgery

Moderators: Thomas Garofalo, MD

Panel: Eoghan Condon, MD, Morris E. Franklin Jr., MD, Ziad Kutayli, MD & John Monson, MD

11:45 am Question & Answer Sessions - Panel
12:00 pm Lunch & Exhibits
1:00 pm Local Excision for Tumors of the Rectum - Luca Stocchi, MD
1:10 pm Contraindications to Laparoscopy - David Dietz, MD
1:25 pm Laparoscopy – Where are we now? - John Monson, MD
1:45 pm Access Technique – Does it Matter? - Jon Vogel, MD
2:00 pm Single Port Colectomy - Daniel Geisler, MD
2:15 pm Controversies In Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery - Morris Franklin Jr., MD
2:40 pm Panel Discussion
3:00 pm Refreshments & Exhibits
3:30 pm Introduction of the Krause-Leiberman Lecture - Victor Fazio, MD

Laparoscopy in 2009 and Beyond - John Monson, MD

4:00 pm Krause-Lieberman Plaque Presentation - Victor W. Fazio, MD
4:10 pm Reception and Panel Discussion

Moderator:  Thomas Garofalo, MD
Panel: Eoghan Condon, MD, David Dietz, MD, Morris Franklin Jr., MD, Daniel Geisler, MD, John Monson, MD, Jon Vogel, MD

5:00 pm Adjourn

1st Annual Update on Treatment Decisions for Gastrointestinal Diseases: Surgical and Medical Approaches

 Thursday, November 19, 2009
7:00 am Registration, Continental Breakfast, Exhibits
8:00 am Welcome - Bret A. Lashner, MD
  Session I: Colorectal Neoplasia: Essential Tips for Your Practice
Moderator: Carol A. Burke, MD
8:05 am Update on National Guidelines for Screening and Surveillance - Carol A. Burke, MD
8:20 am The Approach to Genetic Testing in Your Patients - Brandie Leach, CGC
8:35 am What You Should Know About Serrated Polyps and Why They Should Concern You - Matthew Kalady, MD
8:50 am Minimally Invasive Surgery for Colorectal Cancer - Daniel Geisler, MD
9:05 am David G. Jagelman Lecture

Colorectal Polyps: The Large and the Small, the Few and the Many - John R.T. Monson, MD

9:30 am Case Presentations / Panel Discussion
10:00 am Refreshments & Exhibits
  Between 10:30 am - 12:00 pm attendees have 2 OPTIONS
Option 1 Session II: Optional Programs - Swallowing Center Breakout Session
Moderator: Steven Shay, MD
10:30 am Esophageal Physiology Testing: What Test in What Patient - Steven Shay, MD
10:45 am Eosinophilic Esophagitis - Frank Marrero, MD
11:00 am Debate: Intraepithelial Neoplasia in Barrett’s Esophagus: Toast, Freeze, or Cut - Gary Falk, MD
Surgery - Thomas Rice, MD
11:30 am Panel Discussion
Option 2 Session II: Optional Programs - Surgery Breakout Session
Moderators: David Dietz, MD, Luca Stocchi, MD, and Matthew Walsh, MD
  Hot Topics:
  1. Evidence-Based Approach to Surgery for Diverticulitis - David Dietz, MD
  2. Clostridium Difficile Colitis: When is Colectomy Indicated? - Jon Vogel, MD
  3. The Progressive Pile: New Treatments for a Very Old Problem - Masserat Zutshi, MD
  4. Single-Port Cholecystectomy - Matthew Kroh, MD
  5. Endoscopic Mucosal Resection - Bipan Chand, MD
  6. Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy - R. Matthew Walsh, MD
12:00 pm Lunch
  Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  Session III: Treating Complex Fistulas in Crohn’s Disease
Moderator: Luca Stocchi, MD
1:30 pm George Rankin Lecture

The Risks and Benefits of Biologic Therapy - Corey Siegel, MD

2:00 pm Rupert Turnbull Lecture

Treating Rectovaginal Fistulas - Tracy L. Hull, MD

2:30 pm Immunosuppressive and Alternative Therapies for Treating Fistulas - Aaron Brzezinkski, MD
2:45 pm Plugs, Glue, and Newer Treatments for Perianal Fistulas - Massarat Zutshi, MD
3:00 pm Case Presentations / Panel Discussion
3:30 pm Refreshments & Exhibits
9:00 am - 3:30 pm Nurses Program
Director: James Collins, RN
9:00 am Biliary Espionage Utilizing Spy Glass - Mansour Parsi, MD
10:00 am Biologic Therapy in IBD Patients - Aaron Brzezinski, MD
11:00 am Small Bowel Transplantation - Cristiano Quintini, MD
12:00 pm Lunch Break
1:30 pm Colon Cancer Update: What’s New With Detection and Prevention - Carol A. Burke, MD
2:15 pm Esophageal Therapies: What’s the Difference Between APC, BARRYX, Cryotherapy, and EMR - Gary Falk, MD
  Session IV: Treating Patients with Severely Active Ulcerative Colitis
Moderator: Bret A. Lashner, MD
4:00 pm Evaluation and Medical Therapy for Severely Active Disease - Ahmed Kandiel, MD
4:20 pm Surgical Decision Making for Severely Active Ulcerative Colitis - P. Ravi Kiran, MD
4:40 pm Complications of the Ileal Pouch - Feza H. Remzi, MD
5:00 pm Case Presentations / Panel Discussion
5:30 pm Reception
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  Friday, November 20 , 2009
 7:00 am Registration, Continental Breakfast, Exhibits
 7:00 am Welcome - Bret A. Lashner, MD, FACG
  Session V: Endoscopy and Pancreatic Disease
Point/Counterpoint: Medical vs. Surgical Therapy for Chronic Calcific Pancreatitis and a Dilated Duct
Moderator: John Vargo, MD
8:05 am Medical and Endoscopic Therapy - Mansour Parsi, MD
8:20 am Surgical Therapy - Michael Johnson, MD
8:35 am Panel Discussion
  Session VI: Point/Counterpoint
Medical vs. Surgical Therapy for Minimal Change Chronic Pancreatitis Case Presentation
Moderator: John Vargo, MD
8:55 am Medical Therapy - Tyler Stevens, MD
9:10 am Surgical Therapy - Matthew Walsh, MD
9:25 am Panel Discussion
9:40 am Refreshments & Exhibits
10:00 am Mark Blue Memorial Lecture

Autoimmune Pancreatitis: State of the Art - Suresh Chari, MD

10:40 am Assessing Outcomes of Colonoscopy - Madhu Sanaka, MD
11:00 am Endoscopy Video Quiz - John Dumot, DO
12:00 pm Lunch
  Session VII: Hepatic Neoplasms
Moderator: Nizar N. Zein, MD
1:30 pm Prevention of Primary Liver Neoplasms - Nizar N. Zein, MD
1:50 pm Surveillance of Patients with Viral Hepatitis and Referral for Transplant for HCC - David S. Barnes, MD
2:10 pm Benign Liver Neoplasms: Diagnosis and Management - David Vogt, MD
2:30 pm Charles Brown Lecture

Resectional Approaches to Primary and Secondary Liver Neoplasms: State of the Art - Roger Jenkins, MD

3:15 pm Break & Exhibits
3:45 pm Robotic/Laparoscopic Liver Resection - Sricharan Chalikonda, MD
4:05 pm Multi-Disciplinary Approach to HCC Treatment - Federico Aucejo, MD
4:25 pm Case Presentations / Panel Discussion
5:00 pm Adjourn
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