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The Minimal Invasive Surgery Associations of Switzerland (Swiss-MIS, former SALTC), Germany (DGAV-CAMIC) and Austria (AMIC) announce:

The 18th Tripartite Meeting in Minimal Invasive Surgery (Dreiländertreffen)

27th—28th February, 2020 at the Starling Hotel in Geneva

In association with the 28th Symposium of the Association Suisse Romande de Chirurgie Coelioscopique ASRCC

Guest MIS Society
Société Française de Chirurgie Endoscopique SFCE


Program Highlights:

flash sessions on novelties in all disciplines of minimal invasive surgery

updates and state of the art lectures by international eminent speakers

4 nations-expert panel discussion of clinical cases with interactive audience voting system

keynote lectures on hot topics in surgery

best minimal inva­­­sive surgery video competition: presentations & prizes


Preliminary Program

Thursday, 27 February 2020
 
TIME



SUBJECT



SPEAKER/INSTITUTION



MODERATORS



8:15
Opening and welcome words from president(s)
F. Ris & D. Christoforidis

8:30


ASRCC Flash sessions: new and hot in MIS
Gynecology
Urology
upperGI
Colorectal
Parietology


 
J. Dubuisson (Geneva)
Ch. Iselin (Geneva)
C. Oberkofler (Zurich)
D. Hahnloser (Lausanne)
U. Dietz (Olten)


P. Fournier
I. Fournier


9:30


Multidisciplinary session: endometriosis
Shaving vs. resection for rectal involvement
Management of ureter involvement
Fertility after pelvic surgery


 
M. Müller (Bern)
G. Wirth (Geneva)
N. Pluchino (Geneva)


A. Saadi
P. Petignat


10:15


Coffee break


10:45


Keynote lecture:
«Lessons learned from running an integrated multidisciplinary department»


 
D. Candinas (Bern)


Intro by J. Lavanchy


11:15


COLORECTAL SESSION
TaTME: where we stand in 2020
Standardized minimal invasive right hemicolectomy with CME: concept of the German CME group
Management of the occlusive colorectal cancer: lessons learned from the Association Française de Chirurgie (AFC) database


 
M. Adamina (Winterthur)
A. Türler (Bonn)

D. Mege (Paris)


Intro by J. Lavanchy


12:00


Innovation lecture:
Single port robotics: first experiences with the Da Vinci SP robot


 
J. Nordenstam (Chicago)


Intro by D. Christoforidis


12:30


Short 3x CR case presentations to expert panel


D. Christoforidis
EXPERT PANEL:
C. De Chaisemartin,
A. Tuerler, F. Herbst,
J. Nordenstam, N.Buchs


13:00


Lunch Break


14:00


HBP SESSION
MIS for necrotizing pancreatitis
MIS liver/biliary surgery
MIS pancreas resection
ERAS in HBP surgery


 
R. Függer (Linz)
T. Keck (Lübeck)
Ch. Toso (Geneva)
N. Demartines (Lausanne)


N. Halkic, K. Kaczirek,
T. Keck


15:30


Short 3x HBP case presentations to expert panel


E. Uldry
EXPERT PANEL:
N. Halkic, K. Kaczireck, T. Keck


16:00


Coffee break


16:30


Keynote lecture:
Have we learned to measure complications yet?


 
D. Vetter (Zurich)


R. Kraus, A. Shamiyeh, B. Müller


16:50


Novelties in managing complications with MIS
— Upper GI/bariatrics
— HBP: the biliary fistula
— Colorectal


 
R. Pescaru (Canada)
K. Kaczirek (Wien)
C. De Chaisemartin(Marseille)


17:40


Keynote lecture:
Artificial intelligence in Surgery


 
L. Maier-Hein (Heidelberg)


Intro by J. Lavanchy


18:00


Best video award session – ALA surgery platform
Video 1
Video 2
Video 3
Video 4
Video 5
Public vote and award (jury and public prize)


E. Magne, F. Ris, D. Christoforidis, A. Türler, R. Mittermair


18:30


End of 1st day


19:30


Conference Dinner

 
Friday, 28 February 2020
 
8:30
UPPER GI & BARIATRICS SESSION
Paraesophageal hernia: is the mesh controversy over?
Bariatrics novelties/controversies
Robotic esofageal surgery
Laparoscopic vs. Open oncological gastrectomy
 
E. Magne (Bordeaux)
Y. Borbély (Bern)
P. Grimmiger (Mainz)
B. Müller (Heidelberg)
R. Pescarus, G. Prager, Ch. Wullstein, S. Moenig

10:00


Short 3x Upper GI case presentations to expert panel


 
M. Müller (Bern)
G. Wirth (Geneva)
N. Pluchino (Geneva)


Ch. Gutschow
EXPERT PANEL:
R. Pescarus, G. Prager, Ch. Wullstein,
S. Moenig, E. Magne


10:30


Coffee break


11:00


Keynote lecture:
The quest for simplicity in surgery


 
P. Majno-Hürst (Lugano)


Intro by D. Christoforidis


11:20


HERNIA SESSION
Component separation techniques: open surgery
component separation techniques: MIS
Iguinal hernia : mesh fixation controversies
Robotic hernia repair


 
M. Garcia Ureña (Madrid)
L. Jörgensen (Kopenhagen)
K. Zarras (Düsseldorf)
Y. Kudsi (Boston)


Ph. Kirchhoff, A. Buia, H. Weiss


12:30


Lunch break


13:30


Keynote lecture:
Life-work balance for surgeons


 
R. Mittermair (Klagenfurt)


Intro by F. Ris


13:50


Surgical training in MIS in 4 European countries: systems, challenges and opportunities for growth and exchange
France
Germany
Austria
Switzerland
Discussion/Comment


 
 
 
tbd
F. Nickel (Heidelberg)
Ch. Pizzera (Graz)
H. Misteli (Uster)
D. Hahnloser (Lausanne)


U. Dietz, A. Türler, R. Mittermair, C. De Chaisemartin


14:30


Keynote lecture:
The transoral thyroidectomy: where we stand


 
J. Vidal-Fortuny (Geneva/Sion)


Intro by F. Ris

 


14:50


Coffee break


15:10


Video session MIS in emergency: tips & tricks
Peritonitis and post-op septic complications
Internal hernia post bariatric surgery
The rotten cholecystitis
Small bowel occlusion
Upper GI perforation
Incarcerated hernia


 
A. Buia (Langen)
F. Garofalo (Lugano)
A. Shamiyeh (Linz)
C. Benecke (Lübeck)
G. Prager (Wien)
J. Lavanchy (Bern)


D. De Lorenzi,
M. Müller, F. Herbst

 


16:30


Meeting Closure


DC/FR

 

 



Swiss-MIS ASRCC Video Award

Swiss-MIS Video Award
Submission
for the best video in minimal invasive surgery award at the Geneva Tripartite meeting by Swiss-MIS and ASRCC is open now.

Submit your Video
maximum length 5 Min., no sound with a short description on https://ala.surgery until 9th of February 2020.

How-to-tutorial (pdf)

The best 5 videos
will be selected for presentation at the meeting and the winner will get 1‘000.- CHF.

Participants
first author and video creator must be max 40 years old. No prize will be given if the video author is not present at the meeting.



Joint meeting with the 28th symposium of the