Post Graduate Course

Classification/Guideline Driven Management in HPB

Tuesday 4 September 2018
08:00 - 16:10 hrs


(on or before 2 May 2018)

(3 May – 11 July 2018)

(12 July – 2 September 2018)

3 September 2018 onwards

Postgraduate Course

USD 150

USD 200

USD 250

USD 250

The participant registration fee for the Postgraduate Course includes:

  • Admission to the Postgraduate Course
  • Congress documentation
  • Tea/Coffee
  • Boxed lunch on Tuesday 4 September

This course, driven by international classifications and guidelines, focuses on the management of common HPB diseases. Each topic will be presented in a structured way, detailing the rationale of treatment at various stages of the disease, and highlighting modern and new aspects. It is ideal for more junior colleagues (i.e. those still in training and younger surgeons), wishing to broaden their field of knowledge and improve daily practice.


Detailed Programme

Tuesday 4 September 2018

COURSE DIRECTORS: Christian Toso, Switzerland & Markus Schäfer, Switzerland

08:00 INTRODUCTION: Christian Toso, Switzerland
08:10-09:10 SESSION 1: Liver 1
René Adam, France; Pietro Majno, Switzerland
08:10 Colo-Rectal Liver Metastasis
Luca Vigano, Italy
08:30 Liver Cysts
Olivier Farges, France
08:50 Clinical Case and Discussion
Lorenzo Orci, Switzerland
09:10-10:10 SESSION 2: Liver 2
Daniel Candinas, Switzerland; Rowan Parks, United Kingdom
09:10 Adenomas
Laura Rubbia-Brandt, Switzerland
09:30 HCC
Daniel Azoulay, France
09:50 Clinical Case and Discussion
Patricia Sánchez Velázquez, Switzerland
10:10-10:40 COFFEE BREAK
10:40-11:40 SESSION 3: Liver/Bile Duct
William Jarnagin, United States; Michelle de Oliveira, Switzerland
10:40 Benign and Malignant Bile Duct Strictures
Alban Denys, Switzerland
11:00 Intrahepatic and CBD Stones
Jiahong Dong, China
11:20 Clinical Case and Discussion
Vanessa Banz, Switzerland
11:40-12:40 SESSION 4: Bile Duct 2
Albert Chan, Hong Kong; Christian Toso, Switzerland
11:40 Extrahepatic CholangioCa
Timothy Pawlik, United States
12:00 Iatrogenic Injuries
Steven Strasberg, United States
12:20 Clinical Case and Discussion
Graziano Oldani, Switzerland
12:40-14:00 LUNCH BREAK
14:00-15:00 SESSION 5: Pancreas 1
Philippe Morel, Switzerland; Charles Vollmer, United States
14:00 Cysts/IPMN
Claudio Bassi, Italy
14:20 AdenoCA
John Neoptolomos, United Kingdom
14:40 Clinical Case and Discussion
Emmanuel Melloul, Switzerland
15:00-16:10 SESSION 6: Pancreas 2
Markus Schäfer, Switzerland; Ajith Siriwardena, United Kingdom
15:00 Neuroendocrine Tumours
Alain Sauvanet, France
15:20 Chronic Pancreatitis
Thierry Berney, Switzerland
15:40 Clinical Case and Discussion
Sebastian Wolf, Switzerland
16:00-16:10 Conclusion
Markus Schäfer, Switzerland

Programme correct at time of publishing.