AATS Focus on Thoracic Surgery: Lung and Esophageal Cancer

Preliminary Program
Day 1 | Saturday, November 3, 2018

7:00 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:30 AM

Welcome and Introduction
Jianxing He and Thomas D'Amico

Session 1: Lung Cancer: Diagnosis and Staging
Moderators: Jianxing He and Thomas D'Amico

7:45 AM

Current Status of Lung Cancer Incidence and Thoracic Surgery in China

8:00 AM

Lung Cancer Screening: Low Does CT and Novel Methods
David Jones

8:15 AM

Tobacco Control and CT Screening in China
Xiuyi Zhi

8:30 AM

Technique for Intraoperative Localization of Small Nodules and GGOs
Shaf Keshavjee

8:45 AM

Optimal Mediastinal Lymph Node Dissection for Lung Cancer
Shugeng Gao

9:00 AM

Panel Discussion

9:30 AM

Coffee Break

Session 2: Lung Cancer: Therapeutic Options for Stage I
Moderators: Alexander Patterson, Wentao Fang, and Hecheng Li

10:00 AM

Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Scott Swanson

10:15 AM

Thoracoscopic Lobectomy: State of the Art
Lunxu Liu

10:30 AM

Surgery vs SBRT
Hiroshi Date

10:45 AM

Minimally Invasive Surgery 3.0
Haiquan Chen

11:00 AM

Genomic Profiles of Stage I Lung Cancers that Predict Recurrence
David Jones

11:15 AM

Uniportal Tubeless VATS Lobectomy
Jiaxing He

11:30 AM

Coffee Break

Lunch Session: Pulmonary Video Session
Moderators: Shaf Keshavjee, Diego Gonzalez, and Linyou Zhang

12:00 PM

Treatment of Post-Pneumonectomy Empyema
Walter Weder

12:15 PM

Segmentectomy
Lijie Tan

12:30 PM

Surgery for Superior Sulcus Tumor
Hiroshi Date

12:45 PM

VATS Tracheal Tumor Resection
Qinghua Zhou

1:00 PM

Coffee Break

Session 3: Lung Cancer: Options for Locally Advanced Disease
Moderators: David Jones, Yunchao Huang, and Chengchu Zhu

1:15 PM

Role of Surgery after Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy
Walter Weder

1:30 PM

Role of Surgical Resection for Stage IIIA (N2)
Shaf Keshavjee

1:45 PM

Thoracoscopic Sleeve Resection and Pneumonectomy
Thomas D'Amico

2:00 PM

Bronchoplasty and Pulmonary Arterioplasty
Erino Rendina

2:15 PM

Uniportal Sleeve REsections
Diego Gonzalez Rivas

2:30 PM

Panel Discussion

2:45 PM

Coffee Break

Session 4: Controversial Issues
Moderators: Hiroshi Date, Qinghua Zhou, and Qunyou Tan

3:30 PM

Salvage Resection of Advanced Mediastinal Tumors
Erino Rendina

3:45 PM

Tubeless Tracheal/Carinal Resection and Reconstruction
Jianxing He

4:00 PM

Lung Transplantation for Lung Cancer
Shaf Keshavjee

4:15 PM

Resection of Multiple Lung Cancers and Oligometastases
Chang Chen

4:30 PM

Surgical Management of Small Cell Lung Cancer
Thomas D'Amico

4:45 PM

Panel Discussion

Session 5: Abstract Session
Moderators: Haiquan Chen and Keneng Chen

5:00 PM

1. Open Three-Stage Transthoracic Oesophagectomy versus Minimally Invasive Thoraco-laparoscopic Oesophagectomy for Oesophageal Cancer: A Multicentre, Open-label, Randomised Controlled Trial
Huansong Yang

5:10 PM

2. Perioperative Outcomes of Radical Lobectomies using Robotic-assisted Thoracoscopic Techniques versus Traditional Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Techniques: Retrospective Study of 1075 Consecutive p-Stage I NSCLC Cases
Qingquan Luo    

Session 6: Lung Transplantation
Haiquan Chen and Keneg Chen

5:20 PM

From Lung Transplantation to Heart-Lung Transplantation: How?
Jianxing He

5:30 PM

Outcomes of Patients with Living Related Donors
Hiroshi Date

5:40 PM

Progress with Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion
Shaf Keshavjee

5:50 PM

Lung Transplant Donation after Circulatory Death (DCD)
Walter Weder

6:00 PM

Closing Remarks
Jianxing He and Thomas D'Amico

6:15 PM

Day 1 adjourns

6:15 PM

Welcome Reception

Day 2 | Sunday, November 4, 2018

7:00 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:30 AM

Welcome and Introduction
Jianxing He and Thomas D'Amico

Session 7: Postoperative Issues after Thoracic Surgery
Moderators: Thomas D'Amico and Jian Hu

7:45 AM

ERAS Strategies for Thoracic Surgery
Alexander Patterson

8:00 AM

Operative and Post-Operative Issues with Tracheal Resection
Gening Jiang

8:15 AM

ECMO for Acute Lung Injury
Shaf Keshavjee

8:30 AM

Anatomical VATS Segmentectomy in Early-Stage NSCLC: Experience from Zhongshan Hospital
Qun Wang

8:45 AM

Management of Tracheoesophageal Fistula
Xiaofei Li

9:00 AM

Panel Discussion

9:15 AM

Coffee Break

Session 8: Esophageal Cancer: Resection Strategies
Moderators: Scott Swanson and Lanjun Zhang

9:30 AM

Advances in the Treatment of Esophageal Cancer in China
Keneng Chen

9:45 AM

Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
Yin Li

10:00 AM

Management of T1N0 and T2N0 Esophageal Cancer
Thomas D'Amico

10:15 AM

Lymphadenectomy with Esophagectomy
Hui Li

10:30 AM

Can the Status of Right Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Lymph Node Predict the Necessity of Neck Lymph Node Dissection in Patients with Thoracic Esophageal Cancer
Yousheng Mao

10:45 AM

Panel Discussion

Session 9: Esophageal Video Session
Moderators: Walter Weder and Qingquan Luo

11:00 AM

Single-port inflatable Mediastinoscopy/Laparoscopy for Esophagectomy
Qingdong Cao

11:10 AM

Minimally Invasive Resection of a Large GIST of the GE Junction
Scott Swanson

11:20 AM

Application of Modular Dissection of Lymph Node for Esophageal Cancer
Shuoyan Liu

11:30 AM

Outcomes of Modified Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Protocols in Perioperative Management of Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
Chun Chen

11:40 AM

Application of Gastric Fusiform Technique in Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
Song Zhao

11:50 AM

Optimal Management of Locoregional Recurrence of Esophageal Cancer
Monisha Sudarshan

12:00 PM

Closing Remarks
Jianxing He and Thomas D'Amico

12:25 PM

AATS Focus on Thoracic Surgery: Lung and Esophageal Cancer Meeting Adjourns

 

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