10TH ANNUAL TULANE SYMPOSIUM ON

THYROID AND
PARATHYROID SURGERY

FEATURING
NEW SYMPOSIUM ON BARIATRIC ENDOSCOPY

September 8 - 11, 2018   |   New Orleans, LA

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UNIQUELY COMPREHENSIVE SYMPOSIUM ON TRANSORAL SURGERY

Program Agenda

SESSIONS, WORKSHOPS AND OPTIONAL CADAVER LABS

OPTIONAL LIVE CASE

OBSERVATIONS

  

SATURDAY, SEPTMEBER 8 2018___

Symposium on Endocrine Surgery: Day 1

Symposium on Metabolic Surgery: Day 1

Hands-On at Tulane University (Endocrine Surgery)

Friday, SEPTEMBER 7 2018___

Live Case Observation
  

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2018___

Symposium on Endocrine Surgery: Day 2

Symposium on Metabolic Surgery: Day 2

Additional Lectures at Tulane University (Endocrine Surgery)

OPTIONAL: Cadaver Lab at Tulane University (Endocrine Surgery)

OPTIONAL: Cadaver Lab at Tulane University (Metabolic Surgery)

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2018____

Live Case Observation

TuESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2018____

Live Case Observation


 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2018

 

OPTIONAL LIVE CASE OBSERVATION

7:00 AM -

3:30 PM

Optional:Live Case Observation at Tulane University

 

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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2018

7:00 AM

Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

 

   
 SYMPOSIUM ON ENDOCRINE SURGERY 
   
 SESSION 1: Thyroid & Parathyroid

Moderator: Dr. Habra

 

 

 

7:20 AM

Welcoming Remarks

Dr. Kandil

7:30 AM

What’s Different on the Current Guidelines for Workup of Thyroid Nodules

Dr. Xing

8:00 AM

Panel on Guidelines and Currently Available Commercial Molecular

Markers for Thyroid Nodules

Panel: Drs. Kebebew, Sholl, Tufano and Xing

8:45 AM

Introduction of the Lecture in Honor of Dr. Debakey

Dr. Friedlander

8:55 AM

Fourth Annual Tulane Lecture in Honor of
Dr. Michael Debakey:
Management of Substernal Goiters and Difficult Airways

Dr. Terris

 

 

9:30 AM

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

 

 

 

 

SESSION 2: Thyroid & Parathyroid

Moderator: Dr. Tufano

9:45 AM

Pre-operative Imaging for Thyroid Cancer

Dr. Tufano

10:00 AM

Video Presentation of Central Lymph Node Dissection

Dr. Tufano

10:15 AM

Debate on Prophylactic Central Lymph Node Dissection

Pro: Dr. Tufano

Con: Dr. Kandil

10:30 AM

Management of Recurrent Thyroid Cancer

Dr. Kebebew

10:50 AM

Thyroid Tumor Board Case Presentations

Panel:Drs. Kebebew, Terris and Xing

 

 

 

12:00 PM

Lunch Break and Visit Exhibits

 

 

 

 

 

SYMPOSIUM ON ENDOCRINE SURGERY HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS

(HELD AT TULANE UNIVERSITY)

 

 

 

 

1:00 PM

Basics of Ultrasound

Dr. Aslam

1:20 PMUltrasound of Thyroid, Parathyroid, Cervical Lymph Nodes and Vocal CordsDr. Kandil
1:45 PMVocal Cords Examination and Management of Post-Operative HoarsenessDr. Friedlander
   
 

Laboratory and Practical Hands-On Workshop

 
2:00 PM

Hands-on Stations:

  • Ultrasonography on Patients with Thyroid, Parathyroid and Cervical Lymph Node Pathology
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Techniques with Simulation Model

Workshop Director:

Dr. Aslam

 

 

Workshop Faculty:

Drs. Friedlander, Galagan, Kandil, Mallik, Martinez, Miller, Moroz, Sholl, Thethi and Tran

3:30 PM

Hands-on Station:

  • Vocal Cord Examination
  

12:00 PM

Lunch Break and Visit Exhibits

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYMPOSIUM ON METABOLIC SURGERY

 

 

 

 

 

SESSION 3: Endoscopic Treatments for Weight Loss

Moderators: Drs. DuCoin and Kurian

12:30 PM

Overview and Introduction

Dr. DuCoin

12:35 PM

Indications for Intragastric Balloons and What Patient is the Best Choice

Dr. Moore

12:50 PM

Intragastric Balloon Complications and How to Manage

Dr. Billy

1:00 PM

Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty

Dr. Sharaiha

1:10 PM

What is Your Intragastric Balloon of Choice and Why?

Panel: Drs. Moore and Billy

 

 

 

 

SESSION 4: Endoscopic Evaluation and Treatment for the Post Op Leak in the Bariatric Patient

Moderators: Drs. Sharaiha and Spera

1:25 PM

Endoscopic Clips

Dr. Spera

1:35 PM

Endoscopic Stents

Dr. Scott

1:45 PM

Endoscopic Suturing

Dr. Sharaiha

1:55 PM

Surgical Intervention

Dr. Kurian

2:05 PM

Case Presentations – Panel Discussion: Acutely Ill and Stable, and Unstable; Chronic Leak: When to Use Combined Modality

Panel: Drs. Kurian, Scott, Sharaiha and Spera

 

 

 

 

SESSION 5: Endoscopic Treatment for Stricture

Moderators: Drs. Sharaiha and Spera

2:25 PM

Endoscopic Dilations

Dr. Reiss

2:35 PM

Endoscopic Stent Placement

Dr. Scott

2:45 PM

When to Operate on a Benign Stricture

Dr. DuCoin

2:55 PM

Panel Discussion – Duel Modality Dilation and Stents

Panel: Drs. DuCoin, Reiss and Scott

3:10 PM

Adjourn Session

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 2018

 

 SYMPOSIUM ON ENDOCRINE SURGERY 
 

 

 

 

SESSION 6: Parathyroid and New Technology

Moderator: Aslam

8:00 AM

Workup and Medical Management of Patients with Hypercalcemia

Dr. Habra

8:15 AM

Normocalcemic Hyperparathyroidism andNormohormonal Hyperparathyroidism

Dr. Tufano

8:30 AM

Negative Parathyroid Scans, What’s Next?

Dr. Terris

8:45 AM

State of the Art Management of Recurrent and Persistent Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Dr. Kandil

9:10 AM

State of the Art Trans Oral Parathyroidectomy and Thyroidectomy

Dr. Anuwong

 

 

9:30 AM

Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

Parathyroid and New Technology

 

SESSION 7: Parathyroid and New Technology

Moderator: Dr. Tufano

10:00 AM

Debate: Routine Bilateral Neck Exploration Versus Focused Parathyroid Surgery

Dr. Tufano vs. Dr. Terris

10:30 AM

State of the Art Nerve Monitoring in Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery

Dr. Kebebew

10:45 AM

Case Presentations: Parathyroid Panel Discussion

Panel: Drs. Anuwong, Kandil, Terris

12:00 PM

Lunch Break and Visit Exhibits

 

 

 

 

 

SYMPOSIUM ON ENDOCRINE SURGERY ADDITIONAL LECTURES

(HELD AT TULANE UNIVERSITY)

 
   
1:00 PMUpdate on Diabetes Management

Dr. Thethi

1:20 PMPost-operative Surveillance for Thyroid CancerDr. Habra
1:40 PMCurrent ATA Guidelines for Post-operative RAI in Patients with Thyroid CancerDr. Habra
2:00 PMQ&A Session 
   
   
   
   

 

 

SYMPOSIUM ON ENDOCRINE SURGERY OPTIONAL CADAVER LAB

(AVAILBLE AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION, HELD AT TULANE UNIVERSITY)

 

 

 

 

 

12:45 PM -

1:30 PM

Remote Access Thyroid and Surgery

 

 Retroauricular ThyroidectomyDrs. Terris and Tufano
 Transaxillary ThyroidectomyDr. Kandil
 Transoral AccessDrs. Anuwong and Tufano
 Neck DissectionDrs. Amin and Tufano

 

 

 

 

 

SYMPOSIUM ON METABOLIC SURGERY OPTIONAL CADAVER LAB

(AVAILBLE AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION, HELD AT TULANE UNIVERSITY)

 

 

  

8:00 AM -

12:00 PM

Advanced Bariatric Procedures 
 RFADr. DuCoin
 BalloonDr. Moore
 Stretta ProcedureDr. Reiss
 ClipsDr. Kurian
 Balloon DilationDr. Billy
 StentDr. Scott
 OverstitchDr. Sharaiha
   
  
 SYMPOSIUM ON METABOLIC SURGERY 

 

 

 

 

SESSION 8: GERD in the Post-Bariatric Patient

Moderator: TBD

12:30 PM

Overview, Placement and Indications for Esophageal Magnetic Beads

Dr. Kurian

12:45 PM

 How to Use Radiofrequency Energy; Overview in Indications

Dr. Reiss

1:00 PM

Panel discussion: Beads or Energy in the Post Sleeve With Reflux

Panel: Drs. Kurian and Reiss

 

 

 

 

SESSION 9: Barrett’s in the Post-Bariatric Patient – Endoscopic Treatments: New Methods to Diagnosis as Explained by the Experts

Moderators: Drs. Hamner and Kurian

1:15 PM

Diagnostic Tools: Confocal Optical Biopsies and 3D Analysis

Dr. Reiss

1:25 PM

Indications for RFA

Dr. DuCoin

1:35 PM

EMR (Endoscopic Mucosal Resection)

Dr. Reiss

1:45 PMESD (Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection)Dr. DuCoin
1:55 PMPanel Discussion – What Do We Do in 2018 With This Patient?

Panel: Drs. DuCoin and Reiss

2:15 PM

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Adjourn Session

 

 

 

 
 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2018

 
   
 OPTIONAL LIVE CASE OBSERVATION 
   
6:30 AMRegistration and Continental Breakfast 
   

7:00 AM -

3:30 PM

Ultrasound & Laryngoscopy Observations

Drs. Aslam and Kandil
3:30 PMAdjourn 

   
 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2018

 
 OPTIONAL LIVE CASE OBSERVATION 

 

  

6:30 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast 

 

  

7:00 AM -

10:30 AM

Live Case Observations

Drs. DuCoin and Kandil
10:30 AMAdjourn