EFISDS & EDS

postgraduate course
"Challenges in Gastrointestinal Surgery"

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Scientific Program

 

Thursday, October 30th

 

13:30 – 13:45    Official Opening – Welcome address

13:30 – 13:35    J, Izbicki (Hamburg)       –          EFISDS President

14:35 – 13:40    G. Barauskas (Kaunas) –           EDS President

13:40 – 13:45    A. Irimie (Cluj-Napoca)   –           Rector of the University of Medicine Cluj

13:45 – 13:50    S. Barbu (Cluj-Napoca) –           Course Director

 

 

Session 1 – Colorectal surgery 1

            Chairs:  J.Jenkins (London); V. Scripcariu (Iasi)

 

13:50 – 14:02    Laparoscopic resection in colorectal cancer – will this be the standard?

                                    J, Jenkins (London)

14:02 – 14:12    Discussions

 

14:12 – 14:24    Neoadjuvant treatment in rectal cancer – are we doing too much?

                                    V. Scripcariu (Iasi, Romania)

14:24 – 14:34    Discussions

 

14:34 – 14:46    Complete mesocolic excision – what’s new and how should we do it?

                                    Yassin Nuha (London)

14:46 – 14:56    Discussions

 

 

Session 2 – Colorectal surgery 2

            Chairs:  J.Jakimowicz (Eindhoven); C. Duta (Timisoara)

 

14:56 – 15:08    Emergency surgery for colorectal cancer complications

                                    C. Duta (Timisoara)

15:08 – 15:18    Discussions

 

15;18 – 15:30    When and how to do an exenteration?

                                    J. Jenkins (London)

15:30 – 15:40    Discussions

 

15:40 – 15:52    Laparoscopic appendectomy – is it the future?

                                    J. Jakimowicz (Eindhoven)

15:52 – 16:00    Discussions



16:00 – 16:30  Coffee Break

  


Session 3 – Pancreas 1

             Chairs:  Y. Vashist (Hamburg); S. Barbu (Cluj)

 

16:30 – 16:42    New Classification & Guidelines for acute pancreatitis – still a role for open surgery? What’s the future of pancreatic pseudocyst?

                                     S. Barbu (Cluj)

 16:42 – 16:52    Discussions

 

16:52 – 17:04    Pancreatic resections – to drain, or not to drain?

                                    R. Salvia (Verona)

 17:04 – 17:14    Discussions

 

17:14 – 17:26    Surgery for recurrent pancreatic cancer

                                     Y. Vashist, J. Izbicki (Hamburg)

 17:26 – 17:36    Discussions

 

17:36 – 17:48    Nutrition in pancreatitis & pancreatic cancer

                                   Silvia S. Iancu, I. Veresiu (Cluj)

 17:48 – 17:58    Discussions


 

Friday, October 31st

 

Session 4 – Esophagus & Stomach

            Chairs:  B. Gloor (Bern); Y. Vashist (Hamburg)

 

09:00 – 09:12    Cancer of the esophagus & esophagogastric junction: classification & treatment update

                                    B. Gloor (Bern)

09:12 – 09:22    Discussions

 

09:22 – 09:34    Extension of resection & lymphadenectomy in gastric cancer

                                    Y. Vashist (Hamburg)

09:34 – 09:44    Discussions

 

09:44 – 09:56    Fistulas after esophageal & gastric resections: prevention & treatment

                                    V. Surlin, I. Georgescu (Craiova)

09:56 – 10:06    Discussions

 

10:06 – 10:18    Neoadjuvant & adjuvant treatment in gastric cancer

                                    Anca Mihailov (Cluj)

10:18 – 10:28    Discussions

 

10:28 – 10:40    Endoscopic surgery for benign esophageal diseases

                                    M. Tantau (Cluj)

10:40 – 10:50    Discussions

 

 

10:50 – 11:20  Coffee Break

  

 

Session 5 – Pancreas 2

            Chairs:  R. Salvia (Verona); Isabella Frigerio (Verona)

 

11:20 – 11:32    Ablation techniques for locally advanced pancreatic cancer

                                    Isabella Frigerio, C. Bassi (Verona)

11:32 – 11:42    Discussions

 

11:42 – 12:02    Pain management in chronic pancreatitis: endoscopy versus surgery

                                    M. Tantau (Cluj)             - endoscopy

                                    S. Barbu (Cluj)               - surgery

12:02 – 12:12.   Discussions

 

12:12 – 12:24    Pancreatic cystic tumors: diagnosis & treatment

                                    J. D’Haese (Munich)

12:24 – 12:34    Discussions

 

12:34 – 12:46    Enhanced recovery in pancreatic surgery

                                    S. Barbu (Cluj)

12:46 – 12:56    Discussions

 

 

12:56 – 13:55  Lunch Break

 

 

Session 6 – Liver & biliary surgery 1

            Chairs:  M. Adham (Lyon); F. Lazar (Timisoara)

 

13:56 – 14:08    Dilemmas in acute cholecystitis treatment

                                    F. Lazar (Timisoara)

14:08 – 14:18    Discussions

 

14:18 – 14:30    Iatrogenic bile duct injuries – prevention & treatment

                                    G. Barauskas (Kaunas)

14:30 – 14:40    Discussions

 

14:40 – 14:52    Surgery for Liver metastasis of colorectal cancer

                                    V. Kepenekian (Lyon)

14:52 – 15:02    Discussions

 

15:02 – 15:14    Liver transplant for hepatic tumors

                                    F. Botea, I. Popescu (Bucharest)

15:14 – 15:24    Discussions



Session 7 – Liver & biliary surgery 2

            Chairs:  G. Barauskas (Kaunas); J. D’Haese (Munich)


15:24 – 15:36    Liver’s echinococcosis – open surgery or minimally invasive?

                                    G. Barauskas (Kaunas)

15:36 – 15:46    Discussions

 

15:46 – 15:58    Incidental carcinoma of the gallbladder – what to do?

                                     Y. Vashist (Hamburg)

15:58 – 16:08    Discussions


16:08 – 16:20    Vascular occlusion and transection techniques in hepatectomy

                                    M. Adham (Lyon)

 16:20 – 16:30    Discussions

 

16:30 – 16:42    Postoperative liver failure – prevention & treatment

                                    C. Zdrehus (Cluj)

16:42 – 16:52    Discussions



 16:52 – 17:10  Coffee Break

 


Session 8 – Interactive case-based discussions

            Chairs: Jan Jenkins (London); Y. Vashist (Hamburg); J. D’Haese (Munich); S. Barbu (Cluj)


17:10 – 18:10

 Presenters:

M. Adham (Lyon); V. Scripcariu (Iasi); L. Fulger (Timisoara); S. Barbu (Cluj)


17:10 – 18:20 Evaluation




LSS G1L1 accredited course

Cluj-Napoca

 

Friday - Saturday, Oct 31st – Nov 1st

 

Location

Address: Center for Practical Skills – of the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj; 23. Marinescu Street, Cluj-Napoca, Romania


Staff

Course directors

J. Jakimowicz (Eindhoven), S. Barbu (Cluj)

Course faculty 

Dr. J. Jakimowicz (The Netherlands)

Dr. C. Duta (Timisoara, Romania)

Dr. V. Surlin (Craiova, Romania)

Dr. R. Toganel (Cluj, Romania)

Dr. E. Stefanescu (Cluj, Romania)

Dr. S. Barbu (Cluj, Romania)

 

Support staff

Timisoara, Cluj & Craiova laparoscopic teaching team



Program 

This is a preliminary schedule, parts of the schedule can be subject to change.

 


Course day 1


08:00 - 08:15 Welcome & Warm-up: Hands-on simulator training: basic skills - free training


08:15 - 10:30 Pre-course test: dexterity test & basic skills training


10:30 - 11:00 Coffee + Expert discussion

 

11:00 - 12:00 Hands-on simulator training: Lap Cholecystectomy tasks + basic skills

  


12:00 - 13:00 Lunch break

  


13:00 - 14:45 Hands-on simulator training:  Lap Cholecystectomy tasks + introduction techniques


14:45 - 15:30 Coffee + Discussion patient scenarios

 

15:30 - 17:15 Hands-on simulator training: lap. appendectomy task & laparoscopic knot tying

 

17:15 - 17:45 Evaluation of knowledge test & first course day

  


Course day 2


08:00 - 08:30 Hands-on simulator training: Free training


08:30 - 10:00 Hands-on simulator training: Lap Cholecystectomy tasks & full procedures


10:00 - 10:45 Coffee & Expert discussions


10:45 - 12:00 Hands-on simulator training: Lap Cholecystectomy tasks & full procedures


 

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch break

  


13:00 - 14:30 Hands-on simulator training: Lap Cholecystectomy tasks & full procedures 

 

14:30 - 17:30 Scenario-based assessment + simulator assessment


 

17:30 - 18:00 Evaluation


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