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Minimally Invasive Surgery Master Class

This program is complimentary for KSELS 2019 participants!
Participants can experience minimally invasive surgical skills and facilities in Korean major centers and also take part in a hands-on animal lab exercise. Join and exchange your knowledge.

Key Dates

  • -Application Submission Deadline: March 10, 2019
  • -Matching Participants to Institutions: March 2019 (to be informed)

After closing application submission, the organizing committee will match you to an institute. If applicants converge toward a few institutes, you might be allocated to an institute you did not select. If you have any inquiries about the Master Class, please feel free to contact the secretariat at info@ksels.com.

Participants will be provided

This program is for KSELS 2019 participants.

  • -KSELS 2019 Presenters of accepted abstracts: KRW 700,000 (approx. USD 620)
  • -KSELS 2019 Non-presenting participants: KRW 300,000 (approx. USD 265)
  • -KSELS 2019 Participants residing in Korea: KRW 100,000 (approx. USD 88)

Schedule

  • -April 21 (Sun): Hands-On Meeting
  • -April 22 (Mon) - 24 (Wed): Site Visit Program
  • -April 25 (Thu) - 27 (Sat): KSELS 2019

Site Visit Program- Major Centers

1. Ajou University School of Medicine
Department Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Surgery Site Visiting Program Date April 22-24 (3 days)
Person 2 Accommodation
Homepage http://www.ajou.ac.kr/en/
Educational Content
  • -Observation various laparoscopic gastric cancer surgeries
    • -Enjoy about 10 cases of laparoscopic gastrectomies per week; more than 90% of all cases are performed by laparoscopic way even for AGC
    • -Experience cutting edge technology;
      ;Totally laparoscopic surgery including total gastrectomy with 3D laparoscope
      ;Novel intracorporeal reconstruction methods for Billroth I & EJ stomy, developed by our team
      ;Function-preserving surgery such as PPG, PG
      ;Robotic surgery(2nd largest volume in Korea)
      ;Hybrid surgery/SNNS/Single port surgery if available
  • -Special lectures for the participants and discussion on the ongoing clinical trials and translational studies for gastric cancer
    • -Main PI (Han SU) of KLASS 02 trial
    • -Ajou university medical center have own lab (institute for gastric cancer mechanism), tissue bank, and laboratory animal research center
  • -Participating in journal conference and lab meeting, etc
    • -every Wednesday and Friday morning
    • -how we collect and maintain gastric cancer database
    • -multidisciplinary meeting every 2wks
2. Asan Medical Center
Department Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery Site Visiting Program Date April 22-24 (3 days)
Person 2~3 Accommodation X
Homepage http://eng.amc.seoul.kr/gb/lang/main.do
Educational Content Observation for laparoscopic & robotic HBP surgery
3. Bundang CHA Medical Center
Department Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreas, Department of Surgery Site Visiting Program Date April 22-24 (3 days)
Person 2 Accommodation X
Homepage http://bundang.chamc.co.kr/en/
Educational Content
  • -Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • -Robotic single-site cholecystectomy
  • -Laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy
  • -Laparoscopic hepatectomy
  • -Research facility tour
4. Daejeon St. Mary’s Hospital. The Catholic University of Korea
Department General Surgery (Colorectal Surgery) Site Visiting Program Date April 23 (1 day)
Person 2~3 Accommodation X
Homepage http://www.cmcdj.or.kr/
Educational Content Daejeon St. Mary’s Hospital is one of the hospitals famous for minimally invasive surgery in Korea. Prof. Lee’s team consists of three ultimate laparoscopic surgeons (prof. Lee, Choi, and Jeong) especially in the field of single-port laparoscopic surgery (SPLS). Prof. Lee has performed SPLS since the end of 2008. And till now, personally he has experienced over 4,300 cases for various disease entities, from appendectomy to total proctocolectomy. There is no specific limitation or contraindication in SPLS. And he has performed somewhat unique and aggressive clinical trial from March. 2009. It is the totally shifting to SPLS, there is no option for conventional multi-port laparoscopic surgery. There are only two options (open or SPLS) for surgical treatment modalities. Ultimatum for minimally invasiveness reaches to 5mm incision only appendectomy by using of pediatric laparoscopic instruments and 1.0cm incision only anterior resection for sigmoid colon cancer by adding of NOSE procedure. Last several years, he has been performing an absolutely and completely scar-less surgeries, one of these is a transanal laparoscopic pelvic and peritoneal surgery (TALPPS), the advanced form of surgery of Ta-TME for rectal cancer. And today, his standard and routine operation modality is Single-port laparoscopic SOLO surgery in almost of disease entities by using of camera-holder instead of human camera-assistant. So far, he has performed over 1,500 cases of SOLO surgery in various conditions. He is also interested in and has been performing NOTES for several years. >In Feb. 2017, he finally performed Transanal total proctocolectomy with IPAA for synchronous triple colorectal cancers without transabdominal assistance or incision. It was a absolutely scarless surgery. It is the world first and still the unique case in this condition.
5. Kyungpook National University Hospital
Department Liver Transplantation and HBP Surgery  Site Visiting Program Date April 22-24 (3 days)
Person 3 Accommodation O
Homepage http://knuh.kr
Educational Content

Kyungpook National Unuversity Hosipital is located in Daegu, Korea. Daegu is a metropolitan city with a population of 2.5 million and a historic town that has inherited the glorious culture. So you can have diverse cultural experiences encompassing past and present of the city.
In KNUH, You can observe a variety of laparoscopic surgeries regarding HBP surgery such as cholecystectomy, hepatectomy and pancreatectomy including PPPD. KNUH is the only hospital performing laparoscopic donor hepatectomy in all the cities except Seoul metropolitan area. We have done more than 60 laparoscopic donor hepatectomy since 2016 and also have performed about 50 liver transplants every year.
A great opportunity to experience a plenty of operations from liver transplantation to biliary-pancreas surgery, share and discuss your opinions with the experts is open up for you.

  • -April 22(Mon): Introduction of Our Center and Orientation of MIS in HBP surgery
  • -April 23(Tue): Totally Laparoscopic Donor Hepatectomy and LDLT
  • -April 24(Wed): Experience of various laparoscopic HBP surgery in KNUH
6. National Cancer Center
Department Center of Colorectal Cancer Site Visiting Program Date April 22 (One day)
Person 2 Accommodation X
Homepage http://www.ncc.re.kr
Educational Content
  • -09:00am ~ 12:00pm
    : Observation for diagnostic colonoscopy including polypectomy
  • -1:30an ~ 5:00pm
    : Observation for therapeutic colonoscopy including colonic endoscopic submucosal dissection(ESD)
7. National Cancer Center
Department Center of Colorectal Cancer Site Visiting Program Date April 23 (One day)
Person 2 Accommodation X
Homepage http://www.ncc.re.kr
Educational Content Observation for new surgical techniques
  • -Laparoscopic colorectal surgery with lateral lymph node dissection
  • -Trans-anal Total Mesorectal Excision(TaTME)
8. National Cancer Center
Department Center of Colorectal Cancer Site Visiting Program Date April 22-24 (3 days)
Person 2 Accommodation X
Homepage http://www.ncc.re.kr
Educational Content
  • -Experience in the operating room: Lararoscopy-/Robot- assisted gastrectomy, Sentinel lymph node guided surgery Conventional open gastrectomy
  • -Experience in the endoscopic room: Endoscopic procedure observation
  • -Participation in the multidisciplinary Conference
9. Seoul National University Bundang Hospital
Department Colorectal, Hepatobiliary, Gastrointestinal Surgery Site Visiting Program Date April 22-24 (3 days)
Person 3 Accommodation X
Homepage https://www.snubh.org/dh/en/
Educational Content We believe that it will be an opportunity to improve understanding of laparoscopic surgery by visiting our colorectal, hepatobiliary, gastrointestinal division. Observation of the operation, sharing the know how and discussion with surgeons in our hospital can give you good experience regarding laparoscopic surgery.
10. Seoul National University Hospital
Department Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery Site Visiting Program Date April 22-24 (3 days)
Person 3 Accommodation X
Homepage http://www.snuh.org/global/en/find/findDoctorList.do?hsp_cd=1&dept_cd=CRS
Educational Content Observation Of Clinical Practice
  • -Laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer (Monday, Tuesday)
    • -Laparoscopic total mesorectal excision
    • -Laparoscopic complete mesocolic excision
  • -Transanal endoscopic operation (Monday, Tuesday)
  • -Colonoscopy (Wednesday)
    • -Perioperative colonoscopy (tattooing, postoperative surveillance)
    • -Endoscopic mucosal resection, polypectomy
11. The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital
Department HBP Surgery Site Visiting Program Date April 22-24 (3 days)
Person 3 Accommodation X
Homepage http://www.cmcseoul.or.kr
Educational Content
  • -April 22(Mon): Laparoscopic pancreas surgery observation (by Prof. Hong taeho)
  • -April 23(Tue): Single - port laparoscopic liver surgery observation or living-donor liver transplantation (laparoscopic donor surgery observation, it depends on case) (by Prof. You youngkyoung)
  • -April 24(Wed): Lunch and hospital tour, discussion (mini-symposium)
12. Yang Hospital
Department Surgery Department Site Visiting Program Date April 22-24 (3 days)
Person 2~3 Accommodation X
Homepage http://www.yangh.co.kr
Educational Content
  • -April 22(Mon):
    Moring - laparoscopic colorectal surgery  수술 참관 및 토의
    Afternoon - colonoscopy 참관 및 hands on training with model
  • -April 23(Tue):
    Moring - colonoscopy 참관 및 hands on training with model
    Afternoon - laparoscopic surgery for hernia or GB
  • -April 24(Wed):
    Moring - laparoscopic colorectal surgery 수술 참관 및 토의
    Afternoon - advanced therapeutic colonoscopy (ESD) 참관 및 토의
13. Yonsei University Severance Hospital
Department HBP Surgery Site Visiting Program Date April 22-24 (3 days)
Person 4 Accommodation X
Homepage http://www.yuhs.or.kr/en/
Educational Content
Date April 22 April 23 April 24
BP Robotic Cholecystectomy Laparoscopic
pancreatectomy
Laparoscopic
pancreatectomy
Liver Laparoscopic hepatectomy Laparoscopic hepatectomy Laparoscopic hepatectomy
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