Congress of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Congress of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Centre for the Meeting of Cultures in Lublin
27-29 September 2018

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About

Dear Colleagues,


constant development of technology and imaging techniques, shift in standards of surgical procedures, increased use of ERAS protocols, robotization, attempts to minimize perioperative trauma, mandatory application of EBM principles, increasing quality of treatment and patient safety - are all main issues affecting the development of modern surgery at the end of the second decade of the XXI century.  

At the same time, we are in the process of summarizing the first 30 years of implementing minimally invasive techniques in surgery. It is also a great time to analyze the level of expertise of minimally invasive surgery in Poland with respect to world trends. The First Congress of Minimally Invasive Surgery in Lublin, taking place from September 27th-29th, 2018 will be an opportunity to review and exchange opinions between Polish surgeons and prominent experts from all around the globe.


To meet the expectations of the society of Minimally Invasive Surgeons in Poland, we have adopted the idea of a joint meeting of members of the Videosurgery Section, Section of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Section of Endoscopic Surgery of the Polish Association of Surgeons. On behalf of Prof. Marek Jackowski, Prof. Maciej Michalik, Dr. Jacek Sobocki and us, we would like to invite you and all the members of the Polish Association of Surgeons, as well as doctors of other surgical specialties to participate in the First Congress of Minimally Invasive Surgery, organized by the Polish Association of Surgeons.


At the congress, during the eighth plenary sessions, video sessions, sponsored sessions, workshops and training sessions for in-training residents, we will have the opportunity get acquainted with the latest developments in science and to exchange our opinions about problematic clinical issues in minimally invasive surgery.  We will be receiving both Polish and foreign experts. The Center for the Meeting of Cultures, a building that emanates with the architectural trends of the 21st century seemed to be the perfect venue.


Lublin will also be the perfect meeting place for the 3rd Polish Ordinaries and General Clinic Surgery Managers Conference, which will take place just before the Congress of Minimally Invasive Surgery on September 27th, 2018 (www.forumordynatorow.pl).


We hope that both the level of expertise of the earlier mentioned events, as well as your stay in Lublin will meet your expectations, result in unforgettable memories, deepen the bonds of friendship and give you an opportunity to experience the multicultural character of Lublin and the picturesque Roztocze and Lubelskie regions.


Sincerely,

Prof. Grzegorz Wallner
Past President of the Polish Association of Surgeons,
National Consultant in the field of General Surgery,
Chairman of the Scientific Committee
of the Congress of Minimally Invasive Surgery in Lublin

Prof. Krzysztof Paśnik
President of the Polish Association of Surgeons,
Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Congress of Minimally Invasive Surgery in Lublin

Programme

THURSDAY, 27th September 2018, 13:00-17:30

SESSION I  Challenges of the 21st Century Surgery – opportunities and limitations

  • Prof. Richard Satava (Seattle, USA): The future of robotic surgery
  • Prof. Steven Schwaitzberg (Buffalo, USA): Potential directions for the development of surgery – artificial intelligence?
  • Prof. Lee Swanstrom (Portland, USA): What are the perspectives for the NOTES approach in GI tract surgery?
  • Prof. Michel Gagner (Montreal, Canada): Update on Magnets in Minimally Invasive Surgery

Coffee break 

SESSION II Interdisciplinary training in minimally invasive techniques and skills in surgery

  • Prof. Steven Schwaitzberg (Buffalo, USA): What is the future of laparoscopic education in the United States
  • Prof. Almantas Maleckas (Kaunus, Lithuania): What are the perspectives and how to create the minimally invasive surgery training system common for European Union countries residents?
  • Prof. Hubertus Feußner (Munich, Germany): Education and training system of German residents in minimally invasive surgery
  • Dr Tomasz Rogula (Cleveland, USA): Fundamentals in laparoscopic morbid surgery – expert’s advices for Polish residents
  • Prof. Grzegorz Wallner (Lublin, Poland): Challenges of minimally invasive surgery education from the Polish perspective
  • Dr Michał Janik (Warszawa, Poland): How to improve the residents skills in laparoscopic surgery? Perspective form resident’s practice


FRIDAY, 28th September 2018, 8:30-18:35

SESSION III Colorectal surgery – new minimally invasive methods and techniques

  • Prof. Antonio M. Lacy (Barcelona, Spain): Removal of rectal cancer – which way, technique and why?
  • Prof. Jaap Bonjer (Amsterdam, the Netherlands): Laparoscopic or open surgery for colon cancer – is there still a controversy?
  • Dr Juriaan Tuynman (Amsterdam, the Netherlands): Transanal or traditional laparoscopic TME for rectal cancer – where we are?
  • Dr Richard Whelan (New York, USA): Surgical treatment of diverticulitis – current policy
  • Prof. Marek Jackowski (Toruń, Poland): Polish experience in taTME surgery
  • Prof. Amjad Parvaiz (Lisbon, Portugal): Challenges of Robotic Colorectal Surgery – where we are? Challenges of Robotic Colorectal Surgery – where we are? 

Coffee break

SESSION IV Methods and techniques of endoscopic therapy in esophageal diseases

  • Prof. David Rattner (Boston, USA): Modern approach to achalasia therapy
  • Prof. Marco Patti (Chappel Hill, USA): Modern approach to GERD therapy
  • Prof. Yutaka Saito (Tokio, Japan): ESD procedures in esophageal malignant lesions
  • Dr Leon Moons (Amsterdam, the Netherlands): Barrett’s esophagus – which procedure in metaplasia, dysplasia and early cancer?
  • Dr Krzysztof Zinkiewicz (Lublin, Poland): POEM or laparoscopic Heller’s procedure in patients with achalasia?

Lunch 

SESSION V Minimally invasive surgery in GI tract cancers

  • Prof. Donald van der Peet (Amsterdam, the Netherlands): Anatomical and technical aspects of minimally invasive esophagectomy
  • Prof. Harushi Udagawa (Tokyo, Japan): Transthoracic or transhiatal videoasisted esophagectomy in the era of standard preoperative chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancers
  • Prof. Naoki Hiki (Tokyo, Japan): Why should MIS techniques be the standard in gastric cancer therapy
  • Prof. Han-Kwang Yang (Seoul, Korea): Robotic gastric cancer surgery
  • Prof. Luca Aldrighetti (Milan, Italy): Laparoscopic surgery in liver malignant lesions therapy
  • Prof. Andrzej Budzyński (Cracow, Poland): Laparoscopic pancreatic resection – exceptional or standard surgical procedures?

Coffee break 

SESSION VI Complications in minimally invasive surgery

  • Prof. Maciej Michalik (Olsztyn, Poland): Surgeon’s experience as an independent risk factor in minimally invasive surgery?
  • Prof. Almantas Maleckas (Kaunus, Lithuania): How to avoid the complications in laparoscopic surgery – pros and cons?
  • Prof. Donald van der Peet (Amsterdam, the Netherlands): Complications and pitfalls in esophageal and gastric surgery
  • Liver and pancreatic surgery complications
  • Dr Tomasz Rogula (Cleveland, USA): Management of complications in morbid obesity surgery


SATURDAY, 29th September 2018
(polish session)

7:30-8:30 ENDOSCOPY EXAM

Lectures 8:30-13:00

SESSION VII 

Debata "Jak zorganizować system leczenia pacjentów z patologiczną otyłością w Polsce?"

  • Chirurgia bariatryczna – porady, wskazówki i aspekty techniczne.
  • Dr hab. Piotr Myśliwiec (Białystok, Polska): Wskazania do leczenia chirurgicznego – podstawowe procedury w chirurgii metabolicznej i bariatrycznej.
  • Prof. Tomasz Rogula (Cleveland, USA): Nowe technologie minimalnie inwazyjne
     w leczeniu otyłości olbrzymiej.
  • Prof. Krzysztof Paśnik (Warszawa, Polska): Chirurgia patologicznej otyłości
     w Polsce.

Coffee break

SESSION VIII Operacje małoinwazyjne przepuklin pachwiny

  • Dr Daria Kuliś / Dr Jakub Łomnicki (Kraków, Polska): TAPP i TEP - elementy wspólne i różnice w technice operacyjnej.
  • Dr hab. Mirosław Szura (Kraków, Polska): Którzy pacjenci korzystają na operacji laparoskopowej przepukliny pachwinowej?
  • Dr hab. Maciej Śmietański (Puck, Polska): 'Must do' i 'never do' w laparoskopowych operacjach przepuklin pachwiny, czyli jak uniknąć powikłań.
  • Dr Jacek Szopiński (Bydgoszcz, Polska): Czy operacje laparoskopowe przepuklin pachwiny są droższe, niż klasyczne?
  • Dr Kryspin Mitura (Siedlce, Polska): Penetracja TAPP/TEP w Polsce
  • Dr hab. Piotr Myśliwiec (Białystok, Polska): Szkolenie w zakresie małoinwazyjnych operacji przepuklin pachwinowych


The language of lectures - English (excluding sesion VII and session VIII)

Speakers

Foreign speakers

  • Prof. Luca Aldrighetti (Milan, Italy)
  • Prof. Jaap Bonjer (Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
  • Prof. Miguel Cuesta (Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
  • Prof. Hubertus Feußner (Munich, Germany)
  • Prof. Michael Gagner (Montreal, Canada)
  • Prof. Naoki Hiki (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Prof. Antonio M. Lacy (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Prof. Almantas Maleckas (Kaunas, Lithuania)
  • Prof. Hans-Joachim Meyer (Hannower, Germany)
  • Dr Leon Moons (Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
  • Prof. Marco Patti (Chappel Hill, USA)
  • Prof. Amjad Parvaiz (Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Prof. David Rattner (Boston, USA)
  • Dr Tomasz Rogula (Cleveland, USA)
  • Prof. Richard Satava (Seattle, USA)
  • Prof. Steven Schwaitzberg (Buffalo, USA)
  • Prof. Lee Swanstrom (Portland, USA)
  • Prof. Yutaka Saito (Tokio, Japan)
  • Dr Juriaan Tuynman (Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
  • Prof. Harushi Udagawa (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Dr Richard Whelan (Nowy Jork, USA)
  • Prof. Han-Kwang Yang (Seoul, South Korea)


Polish speakers

  • Prof. Andrzej Budzyński (Cracow, Poland)
  • Prof. Marek Jackowski (Toruń, Poland)
  • Dr Michał Janik (Warszawa, Poland)
  • Prof. Maciej Michalik (Olsztyn, Poland)
  • Dr Piotr Myśliwiec (Białystok, Poland)
  • Prof. Krzysztof Paśnik (Warsaw, Poland)
  • Prof. Grzegorz Wallner (Lublin, Poland)
  • Dr Krzysztof Zinkiewicz (Lublin, Poland)

Congress FEE

Participation fees of the Congress of Minimally Invasive Surgery. Scroll down for our price schedule.

  1. Members of the Polish Association of Surgeons
    Registration till May 1st - 450 PLN (inc. VAT)
    Registration from May 2nd till September 1st  - 550 PLN (inc. VAT)
    Registration after September 1st - 700 PLN (inc. VAT)
  2. Regular participant (practitioners who are not members of  the Association of Polish Surgeons)
    Registration till May 1st - 500 PLN (inc. VAT)
    Registration from May 2nd till September 1st  - 600 PLN (inc. VAT)
    Registration after September 1st - 700 PLN (inc. VAT)
  3. Doctors during their specialization course
    Flat registration charge - 250 PLN (inc. VAT)
    Please provide your current workplace address in the “Specialization course location” field of the registration form.
  4. Students of Medicine
    Flat registration charge - 50 PLN (inc. VAT)
    Please provide enter your student’s ID no. in the registration form. Please take your student’s ID with you, as it will be required to finish the registration process.
  5. Social arrangement
    Flat registration charge for all participants – PLN 250 (inc. VAT)
    The arrangement is planned for Friday, September 28th, 2018, at 8 p.m.
    (dinner and a live concert - we will give details soon)
    Social arrangement is not funded by innovative companies associated in INFARMA.


The language of lectures - English


Please note! The fees include the participation charge for 3rd Forum of Hospital Ward Managers (the language of lectures during 3rd Forum - Polish)
Please use the registration form to state if you are willing to participate in the aforesaid event.
We need this information to prepare additional materials for you.



The Congress fee includes:

  • Participation in lectures
  • Entry fee of the 3rd Forum of Hospital Ward Managers 
  • Congress-related materials
  • Participation certificate
  • Coffee breaks and lunch
  • Entry to the official inauguration event of the Congress (September 27th, 2018)
  • Entry to the pharmaceutical industry exhibition*

Participation charge does not include accommodation.
Information concerning available hotels that provide discounts for Congress participants - in the section ACCOMMODATION.


*Entry to the exhibition of pharmaceutical companies is limited to persons who are entitled to issue prescriptions and persons who trade with medical products. Due to safety concerns the organizers are required to enforce ID presentation at this point.

Accommodation

Dear Sirs,

There is the possibility to get individual reservation of rooms in the aforementioned hotels, after quoting the headword CHIRURGIA. The rooms will be available till the dates listed below, or as per availability limitations:


List of hotels in the vicinity of conference venue and the special prices for participants of the event:


Hotel MERCURE LUBLIN CENTRUM

Al. Racławickie 12

20-037 Lublin

Distance from the CSK -> 280 m (3-minute walk)

  • Single room (breakfast included) – special price for participants  -> PLN 290 (inc. VAT)
  • Double room (breakfast included) – special price for participants  -> PLN 328 (inc. VAT)

Subject to availability.

Parking – PLN 34/day


In order to book a room contact the hotel directly, quoting the headword, at:

E-mail: H3404-RE@accor.com

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IBB Grand Hotel Lublinianka

ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 56

20-002 Lublin

Distance from the CSK -> 650 m (8-minute walk)

  • Economy Single single room - special price for participants -> PLN 300  (inc. VAT)
  • Economy Double for single person use* - special price for participants -> PLN 300  (inc. VAT)
  • Standard Double double room for single use*- special price for participants -> PLN 340 (inc. VAT)

*surcharge for second person: PLN 40

Rooms available till August 31, 2018, subject to availability limitations.


In order to book a room contact the hotel directly, quoting the headword, at:

Tel. 81 4466100

E-mail: grandhotel@lublinianka.com

www.lublinianka.com

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Hotel Victoria Lublin

20-016 Lublin

ul. Narutowicza 58/60

Distance from the CSK -> 1000 m (13-minute walk, 4-minute drive)

  • Single room (breakfast included) - special price for participants -> PLN 160 (inc. VAT)
  • Standard double room (breakfast included) - special price for participants -> PLN 220 (inc. VAT)
  • Komfort double room (breakfast included) - special price for participants -> PLN 260 (inc. VAT)

Rooms available till August 31, 2018, subject to availability limitations.

Parking - PLN 28/day


In order to book a room contact the hotel directly, quoting the headword, at:

Tel. 81 532 70 11

E-mail: info@victorialublin.pl

www.victorialublin.pl

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Hotel Wieniawski

ul. Sądowa 6

20-027 Lublin

Distance from the CSK -> 450 m (6-minute walk)

  • Classic single room  (breakfast included) - special price for participants -> PLN 240 (inc. VAT)
  • Comfort  single room  (breakfast included) - special price for participants -> PLN 290 (inc. VAT)
  • Classic double room (breakfast included) - special price for participants -> PLN 280 (inc. VAT)
  • Comfort double room (breakfast included) - special price for participants -> PLN 330 (inc. VAT)

Rooms available till August 26, 2018, subject to availability limitations.

Parking – PLN 35/day (50 m away from the hotel, the PKO parking lot PKO)


In order to book a room contact the hotel directly, quoting the headword, at:

Tel. 81 45 99 200; +48 515 595 507

E-mail: info@hotelwieniawski.pl

www.hotelwieniawski.pl

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Guestrooms at the Dormitories of the Medical University of Lublin

Distance from the CSK -> ca. 2.5 km (10 minute driving)

Details of the respective dormitories are included in the annex – click here

Price does not include breakfast. The prices are without VAT at applicable rate (8%).

Rooms available till September 14, 2018, subject to availability limitations.


Posters

Dear Sir and Madam,

we are delighted to invite you to submit papers for the poster session, which will be held during the Congress of Minimally Invasive Surgery. Please read the following guidelines.


SUBMITTION OF WORKS

1. The conditions for participation in the poster session are:

  • registration and payment for participation in the Congress
  • positive review of the submitted work summary.

2. Submitted works must be original works. The work can not be previously published or presented at any other scientific conferences.

3. The poster summary must be written in English in .doc file format. It should be sent by 30/04/2018 to the following e-mail address: postery@kongreschmi.pplease enter "Poster Session - summary" in the subject of the message.

4. The work application must contain the following information:

  • the title of work;
  • its authors;
  • e-mail of the presenting person;
  • institution (full name of the institution from that the author and each of the co-authors come, location, country);
  • determination of the thematic category of the submitted work
  • the content of the summary (broken down into introduction, case study, conclusions);

5. Please do not put figures, graphs or photos in the summary. The content volume can not exceed 2 500 characters (including spaces).

6. The summary should be accompanied by a declaration of the following content: "The presented work is an independent elaboration of its author / authors".


DEADLINES

  • The deadline for submitting works expires on April 30, 2018.   
    Works submitted after this date will not be accepted. Works sent by traditional mail or by fax will not be accepted.
  • The evaluation of the summaries by reviewers will take place till June 15, 2018
  • Notification of the authors about the acceptance or rejection of their works and the form of presentation until July 10, 2018
  • Works qualified for the presentation at the Congress must be delivered till September 17, 2018 to the ftp address indicated in the received notification of receipt of the work for the presentation, in accordance with the technical specification


SUBJECT CATEGORIES OF SUBMITTED WORKS 

  • Twenty-first century surgery challenges - possibilities and limitations
  • Pathological obesity surgery
  • Techniques and methods of endoscopic therapy in diseases of the esophagus
  • Colorectal surgery - new methods and surgical techniques
  • Minimally invasive surgery in organ tumors
  • Complications in minimally invasive surgery
  • Laparoscopy in emergency surgical conditions
  • Operations using minimally invasive techniques: gastrointestinal tract, endocrinology surgery, chest, pelvis minor


EXPOSITION OF POSTERS

1. Authors of the qualified works are obliged to prepare the poster in a multimedia form - image file (vertical orientation). According to the following technical specification:

  • File format: .jpg or .png
  • Files must be provided in two resolutions: 3840x2160 pixels and 1920x1080 pixels

2. The exhibition of posters will take place throughout the duration of the conference on multimedia media (multimedia monitors).


Detailed regulations are available at the link here Please refer to its contents.

Patronage and Committee of Honour

Honorary Patronage


Honorary Patronage of the President of the Republic of Poland
Andrzej Duda in the year of the Centenary of Regaining Independence 1918–201

Committee of Honour

Rector of Medical University of Lublin
Prof. dr hab. n. med. Andrzej Drop

Marshal of the Lubelskie Voivodship - Sławomir Sosnowski

Scientific Committee

    Scientific Committee of the Congress of Minimally Invasive Surgery


Committee Chair - Prof. Grzegorz Wallner, MD, National Consultant in the field of General Surgery, Past President of the Polish Association of Surgeons

Committee Chair - Prof. Krzysztof Paśnik, MD, President of the Polish Association of Surgeons

 

Committee Co-Chair - Prof. Marek Jackowski, MD, Elect President of the Polish Association of Surgeons

Committee Co-Chair - Prof. Maciej Michalik, MD, Vice-President of the Polish Association of Surgeons

Committee Co-Chair - Dr Jacek Sobocki, MD, President of the Endoscopic Surgery Section, Polish Association of Surgeons


Members of the Scientific Committee:

  • Prof. Andrzej Budzyński, II Department of the General Surgery - The Collegium Medicum of the Jagiellonian University
  • Prof. Adam Dziki, The Secretary-General of the Polish Association of Surgeons
  • Dr Tomasz Rogula, The Cleveland Clinic Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute

Date / Venue

Congress date:

September 27th-29th, 2018


Congress venue:

Centre for the Meeting of Cultures in Lublin


The Centre for the Meeting of Cultures in Lublin is the largest cultural institution in this part of Europe. The heart of the building, designed by Boleslaw Stelmach, is the Opera Hall equipped with state-of-the-art sound, lighting and stage equipment. The building’s five levels house conference rooms, over 1200 sqm. of exhibition area and and creative space for meetings, workshops, culinary presentations, design and physical activity. Skywalks and a two-level terrace bring the guest closer to nature and provide a way to relax.


 

Partners

Partner

lubelskie

Media patronage

medycyna praktyczna opm rynek zdrowia czasopismo rynek zdrowia portal

Event Organizers

Main Organizer:

Feliks Skubiszewski Foundation for the Advancement of Surgery

ul. Stanisława Staszica 16, 20-081 Lublin


Organizer:

Czelej Publishing Company

ul. Skrajna 12-14, 20-802 Lublin


Congress management:

Czelej Publishing Company

ul. Saska 9J, 03-968 Warsaw

Contacts

Contact information for exhibitors and sponsors:

Jolanta Paterczyk

e-mail: jolanta.paterczyk@czelej.com.pl

+48 501 076 132

Przemysław Blicharz

e-mail: przemek.blicharz@czelej.com.pl

+48 664 424 119

Patryk Reszko

e-mail: patryk.reszko@czelej.com.pl

+48 664 424 099

Contact information for participants:

Katarzyna Gałka

e-mail: katarzyna.galka@czelej.com.pl

+48 512 440 050

Oktawiusz Ofiarski

e-mail: oktawiusz.ofiarski@czelej.com.pl

+48 664 911 212

Contact - organisational matters:

Patrycja Gnypek

e-mail: patrycja.gnypek@czelej.com.pl

+48 664 911 206