Minimally Invasive Schedule of Events

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Schedule of Events: Dec. 11, 2014

Time Session Presenter
6:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
Exhibit Hall Visit
Session I Session Chair : Farr R. Nezhat, MD
7:30 am Welcome and Introduction F.R. Nezhat
7:40 am Safe and Appropriate Patient Positioning for Laparoscopic and Robotic Procedures C.R. Nezhat
How to Maximize Surgical Exposure for Optimal Patient Safety and Overall Outcome
How to Maximize Surgical Exposure for Optimal Patient Safety and Overall Outcome
8:00 am Safety Zones for Laparoscopic and Robotic Entry and Port Placement C.H. Nezhat
Is One Entry Technique Superior to Another?
8:20 am Principles of Suturing R.P. Pasic
What’s the Secret to Achieving Perfection?
8:40 am Q and A:Interactive session with participants
9:00 am Laparoscopic and Robotic Instrumentation – Precision, Stability and Safety R. Syed
Introduction to the Lab
9:15 am H-O-T Simulation Lab I
Proctored hands-on session on Pelvic Trainer and Robotic Simulator (max 3 participants per station)
Session II Session Chair: Ceana H. Nezhat, MD
10:40 am The Ten-step Vaginal Hysterectomy M. Stark
The Simple Steps, Logic and Comparative Results
11:00 am Laparoscopic and Robotic Hysterectomy for Straightforward Cases C.R. Nezhat
When is Minimally Invasive Assistance Appropriate?
11:20 am Is My Patient the Right Candidate for Vaginal Hysterectomy? L. Dabney
How to Manage Complex Cases
11:40 am Overcoming Technical Limits to Challenging Hysterectomy and Tumor Debulking R.W. Naumann
Retroperitoneal Dissection and Evaluation of the Normal and Abnormal Anatomy
12:00 pm Q and A: Interactive session with participants
12:15 pm Lunch
LIVE SURGERY Gerald Feuer
  XI Robotic Hysterectomy C.H. Nezhat
Progress in Action
Session III Session Chair : Nimesh P. Nagarsheth, MD
1:15 pm Safety and Efficacy of Laparoscopic and Robotic Hysterectomy for Obesity and Malignant Conditions M.M. Leitao
Is There an Increased Risk?
1:35 pm Proper Tissue Morcellation C.H. Nezhat
How to Avoid Tumor Dissemination and Collateral Injuries
1:55 pm The Culprit: Severe Endometriosis and Adhesions C.R. Nezhat
Hysterectomy Options and Strategies to Untangle a Frozen Pelvis
2:15 pm To Keep or Not to Keep? Supracervical vs Total Hysterectomy and Sacrocolpopexy R.P. Pasic
Effect on Sexual Function and Pelvic Organ Prolapse
2:35 pm Q and A: Interactive session with participants
2:50 pm Break
Exhibit Hall Visit
3:00 pm H-O-T Simulation Lab II
Proctored hands-on session on Pelvic Trainer and Robotic Simulator (max 3 participants per station)
Session IV Session Chair : Carmel J. Cohen, MD
4:30 pm The Spotlight Top Video and Abstract Presentations
5:00 pm What’s Your Dilemma? Surgical Surprises – We Ask, You Answer!
5:15 pm H-O-T Simulation Lab III
Proctored hands-on session on Pelvic Trainer and Robotic Simulator (max 3 participants per station)
6:30 pm Adjourn

Schedule of Events: Dec. 12, 2014

Time Session Presenter
6:00 am Continental Breakfast
Exhibit Hall Visit
Session V Session Chair : Patrick F. Vetere, MD
7:00 am This Mass is Suspicious – Is it Time for a Referral? N.R. Abu-Rustum
Predicting the Probability of Ovarian Malignancy
7:20 am Bowel Injuries R.W. Naumann
Prevention and Management
7:40 am Laparoscopic and Robotic Nerve-sparing Radical Hysterectomy M.M. Frumovitz
Principles and Practice
8:00 am LIVE SURGERY
When it Comes to Surgical Incisions – Size Does Matter  C.H. Nezhat
Minilaparoscopy, Endemetriosis, and Total Hysterectomy  Arnaud Wattiez
8:30 am H-O-T Simulation Lab IV
Proctored hands-on session on Pelvic Trainer and Robotic Simulator (max 3 participants per station)
Session VI Session Chair : R. Paya Pasic, MD
10:00 AM     Break
 10:15 am KEYNOTE ADDRESS  F.R. Nezhat
Cancer Arising from Endometriosis
Theory, Evidence and Clinical Implications
 10:45 am The Sleeping Giant  T. Herzog
Why Laparotomy Remains the Old Standby for Management of Obstetrical Hemorrhage?
 11:10 am Power Sources in Minimally Invasive Surgery  J.L. Moritz
Safety and Efficacy Assessment
 11:25 am Ulipristal Acetate in the Treatment of Uterine Leiomyoma  K. Nouri
Pre-operative Treatment Before Hysterectomy and Myomectomy
11:45 am Q and AInteractive session with participants
 12 Noon Lunch: Featured Presentation K. Issacson
Dilemma of Morcellation: My Two-Day Experience at the FDA Panel
Session VII Session Chair : Carmel J. Cohen, MD
1:00 pm Optimal Technique for Vaginal Cuff Closure at Laparoscopic and Robotic Hysterectomy C.R. Nezhat
How to Minimize Dehiscence and Prolapse
1:20 pm Vascular Injury C.H. Nezhat
Understanding the Physics of Repair Techniques
1:40 pm Lower Pelvic, Mid & Upper Abdominal Debulking for Benign & Malignant Pathologies F.R. Nezhat
Prevention and Management
2:00 pm Q and A: Interactive session with participants
2:15 pm H-O-T Simulation Lab V
Proctored hands-on session on Pelvic Trainer and Robotic Simulator (max 3 participants per station)
Session VIII Session Chair : Farr R. Nezhat, MD
3:45 pm The Spotlight – Top Video and Abstract Presentations
4:15 pm What’s Your Dilemma? Surgical Surprises – We Ask, You Answer!
4:30 pm H-O-T Simulation Lab V
Proctored hands-on session on Pelvic Trainer and Robotic Simulator (max 3 participants per station)
6:00 pm Adjourn