Thursday, October 17, 2019

8:00 – 8:10 am
Opening remarks, welcome, and description of the program – Drs. Ganesh Gunasekaran and Federico Aucejo

LIVER TRANSPLANTATION
8:10-8:30 am
Liver transplantation for HCC. HALT-HCC score 

8:30-8:50 am
When to split the liver for cadaveric transplantation?

8:50-9:10 am
The future of liver transplantation for HCC

9:10-9:30 am
Liver transplantation for metastatic neuroendocrine tumors

9:30- 9:50 am
Living donor liver transplantation in the United States, where are we and where are we heading?

9:50 am – 10:00 am
Panel Discussion

10:00 am – 10:20 am
Coffee break

LIVER SURGERY
10:20-10:40 am
Laparoscopic resection. Technical tips and recommendations to expand it in the USA

10:40-11:00 am 
Robotic resection. Surgeon preference or real advantage?

11:00-11:20 am
Associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) 

11:20-11:40 am Surgical management of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

11:40 am – 12:00 pm Resection for metastatic colorectal cancer MD Anderson Cancer Center perspective

12:00-12:10 pm
Panel discussion

12:10 -1:20 pm
Lunch

PANCREAS
1:20-1:40 pm
Surgical approach for chronic pancreatitis

1:40-2:00 pm
Resection for pancreatic IPMN

2:00-2:20 pm
Role of minimally invasive surgery in pancreatic malignancy. When and why?

2:20-2:40 pm
SBRT in locally advanced pancreatic cancer – Where do we stand?

2:40-3:00 pm
Neoadjuvant therapy in resectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Always, never, sometimes?

3:00-3:10 pm
Panel discussion

3:10-3:30 pm
Coffee break

GALL BLADDER/ BILIARY TRACT
3:30-3:50 pm
Surgical approach for locally advanced gallbladder cancer

3:50-4:10 pm
Management of bile duct injuries

4:10-4:30 pm
Endoscopic management of biliary strictures

4:30-4:50 pm
Surgical management for biliary cystadenoma

4:50- 5:10 pm
Applications of ICG and ablation in HPB surgery

5:15 pm
Adjourn

6:30 pm
Faculty dinner