Satellite Symposia Programmes

Wednesday 5 September – Room E – 12:00 – 13:15

Surgical Techniques for Major and Extended Liver Resections
Thompson Surgical

Moderators: Kiyoshi Hasegawa, MD (Japan) – Sean Cleary, MD (USA)

12:00 Presentation of Challenging Cases Jean-Nicolas Vauthey

Wednesday 5 September – Room K – 12:00 – 13:15

Advanced techniques in liver surgery

Chair: Professor Peter Schemmer

Welcome and Introduction Professor Peter Schemmer
Surgical approach to cholangiocarcinoma Professor Derek Manas
United Kingdom
Laparoscopic Liver Resection for HCC in Childs B/C Cirrhotics Professor David Geller
HCC located on segment 7 Professor Go Wakabayashi
Progression of early laparoscopic liver surgery to complex resection with robotics and beyond Professor Joseph Buell

Wednesday 5 September – Room V – 12:00 – 13:15


Chair: René Adam (France)

12:00 Welcome and introduction René Adam (France)
12:10 Downstaging and bridging to transplantation in HCC Pierce Chow (Singapore)
12:20 Downsizing to resection in mCRC Benjamin Garlipp (Germany)
12:30 Inducing contralateral Hypertrophy in mCRC Christiane Bruns (Germany)
12:40 Immune upregulation in HCC after SIRT Y-90 Pierce Chow (Singapore)
12:50 The oncologists´perspective Mike Cusnir (USA)
13:00 Questions and answers  

 Wednesday 5 September – Room X – 12:00 – 13:15

Surgical Ablation: Don’t get left behind
Johnson and Johnson Medical Devices

Chair: Dr. Joseph Amaral, USA

12:00 Introduction and ablation technology overview Dr. Joseph Amaral
12:15 Expanding MIS therapies in Primary liver lesions Dr. David Iannitti
12:30 Expanding MIS therapies in Secondary liver lesions Dr. Baki Topal, Belgium
12:45 Panel discussion All  

 Thursday 6 September – Room E – 12:00 – 13:15

We are Good but we can do Better!
Improving Outcomes in Pancreatic Surgery through Interdisciplinary Collaboration
MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme AG

Chair: Professor Nicolas Demartines (Switzerland)  
This interdisciplinary panel discussion brings together leading experts in surgery from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and Massachusetts General Hospital, USA, alongside counterparts in oncology, interventional radiology, gastroenterology, and anesthesiology from three leading Swiss institutions. Reflecting on a selection of pancreatic surgery patient cases, panellists will share their perspectives on improving patient outcomes, with teamwork and collaboration at the heart of the discussion.

Professor Alban Denys (Switzerland)
Professor Cristina Ferrone (USA)  
Professor Martin Fey (Switzerland)
Professor Jean-Louis Frossard (Switzerland)
Professor Eduardo Schiffer (Switzerland)
Professor John Albert Windsor (New Zealand)

Thursday 6 September – Room V – 12:00 – 13:15

The benefits of irreversible electroporation (IRE) with NanoKnife® in pancreatic cancer

12:00 – 12:30

Percutaneous irreversible electroporation with systemic treatment for locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma’

Professor Edward Leen, MD, FRCR, Imperial College London, UK

12:30 – 13:00

‘’The role of IRE in resectable and borderline resectable pancreatic cancer’’

Mr. Krishna Menon, MS, FRCS, Kings College Hospital London, UK

13:00 – 13:15

Questions and Discussion



Thursday 6 September – Room X – 12:00 – 13:15

New Frontiers in Professional Development
Johnson and Johnson Medical Devices

Chair: Dr. Joseph Amaral, USA

12:00 Welcome and Introduction Dr. Joseph Amaral
12:05 The future of Professional Development Derek Streat, USA
12:30 The Learning Curve Prof. Moh’d Abu Hilal
12:45 iLappLiver Learning Tool Dr. Matthew D’Hondt


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