(Updated on 18 November 2019)

Thursday 21 November

  08:30-10:00 10:30-12:00   13:00-14:30 15:00-16:30
Lanna Ballroom 2
(600 seats)


  Lunch Symposium
“MIS gastrectomy; How i do it”

Moderators : Chinnasamy Palanivelu, Han-Kwang Yang

• Laparoscopic distal gastrectomy : Selman Uranues
• Laparoscopic total gastrectomy : Noriyuki Inaki
• “Laparoscopic proximal gastrectomy for gastric cancer” present and future : Vo Duy Long
• Single port gastrectomy: update : Sang Hoon Ahn
• Laparoscopic gastrectomy for advanced gastric cancer: Hyung-Ho Kim
• Laparoscopic approach for gastric GIST : Do Joong Park

“Recent advances in MIS approach for upper GI disease”

Moderators : Do Joong Park, Zafer Said Matar

• Laparoscopic surgery after neoadjuvant chemotherapy : Noriyuki Inaki
• Visual augmentation with ICG and experimental cancer specific image : Han-Kwang Yang
• Minimally invasive esophagectomy : Ivor Lewis or McKeown? : Simon Law
• Redo achalasia : how to approach? : Eduardo M Targorana
• Laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair : 25 years of experience : Barry Salky
• Robotic approach for gastric tumor : Asada Methasate

Lanna Ballroom 3
(600 seats)
“Trends and innovations”

Moderators : Craig Lynch, Jirawat Pattana-arun

• Current status and future perspectives of navigation surgery for colorectal cancer; fluorescence-guided, CT/MR-imaging, and AI-navigation : M. Inomata
• Minimally invasive approach in colorectal surgery : looking forward to the future : Simon Ng
• Laparoscopic role for T4 tumors : Chucheep Sahakitrungruang
• Lateral pelvic lymph node management : time for global consensus : Songphol Malakorn
• Disruptive technology: stapler misfire and good staple technique : Masaaki Ito

“The BEST approach for rectal cancer surgery, How i do it and The debate”

Moderators : Seung-Yong Jung, Chucheep Sahakitrungruang

How i do it?

• Robotic TAMIS with the Xi Platform : Craig Lynch
• laTME : Chucheep Sahakitrungruang
• taTME : Masaaki Ito
• ro trananal TME : Simon Ng
• Sphincter saving procedure for low lying rectal cancer : Jun-Gi Kim

The Debate or the cases discussion : all faculties

Sukhothai 1
(110 seats)

“Best Perioperative Care in MIS”

Moderators : Kin Fah Chin, Varut Lohsiriwat

• Deep neuromuscular block in laparoscopic surgery : Siow Sze li
• Enhanced recovery program and nutrition in GI surgery : Kin Fah Chin
• Enhanced recovery program in hernia surgery Rakesh Gupta
• Nutrition in bariatric surgery : Simon Wong
• Pain control for laparoscopic surgery : A path to achieve ERAS : Marvin Thepsoparn


Moderators : Phillip Chiu, Andrea Pietrabissa

• New advances in devices for minimally invasive surgery : Song Cheng-Li
• Innovation and advances in robotics for minimally invasive surgery : Amir Szold
• Endoluminal robotics – the latest advances : Philip Chiu
• SPACE technologies for EFTR : Kiyokazu Nakajima
• 3D technologies for laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery : Wayne Huang
• Affordable robotics for minimally invasive surgery : Suresh V Deshpande


Moderators : Win Myint, Humayun Kabir Chowdhury, Komdej Thanavachirasin

• Peritoneal access complication - Prevention and management : Ramesh Agarwalla
• CBD injuries - how they happen and prevent : Selman Uranues
• Bile duct injury management : Thawee Ratanachu-ek
• Surgical management of complications following upper gastrointestinal surgery : Asim Shabbir
• New therapies for gastroparesis- from gastric stimulators to per oral pyloromytomy : Matthew Kroh
• Post hernia repair complication : Jaideep Rao

Sukhothai 2
(110 seats)

“Collaboration in Asia : Activities reports from Countries”

Moderators : Masafumi Inomata, Suphakarn Techapongsatorn

• Australia : Craig Lynch
• Bangladesh : Sarder A Nayeem
• China : Minhua Zheng
• India : Suresh Deshpande
• Indonesia : Barlian Sutedja
• Japan : Seigo Kitano
• Korea : Ho-Seong Han

“Collaboration in Asia : Activities Reports from Countries”

Moderators : Michael Li, Peter Goh

• Malaysia : K Vasudeavan Vimal
• Nepal : Rakesh Kumar Gupta
• Oman : Raad AlMehdi
• Philippines : Crisostomo E Arcilla
• Saudi Arabia : Abdullah AL-Dohayan
• Taiwan : I-Shu Chen
• UAE : Al Jaziri Ahmad
• Thailand : Suphakarn Techapongsatorn


Moderators : Barlian Sutedja, Pornthep Prathanvanich

• Cambodia (Introduction) : Dara Vithea
• Laos (Introduction) : Phouangphet Khounsamnane
• Myanmar : Htun Oo
• Pakistan : Abdul Aziz Laghari
• Uzbekistan (Introduction) : Jamshid Shamsiyev
• Vietnam : Le Quan Anh Tuan

Sukhothai 3
(110 seats)


Moderators : Putthiporn Yenbutra, Hoon Yub Kim

• Current trend of minimally invasive endocrine surgery : From conventional to scarless surgery : Suchart Chantawibul
• Transareolar endoscopic thyroidectomy : The approach choice of endoscopic thyroid surgery : Dong Zhiyong
• Recent updated evidences of bilateral axillo breast approach (BABA) robotic thyroid surgery : Young Jun Chai
• Axilla breast shoulder (ABS) endoscopic thyroidectomy : Miguel C. Mendoza
• Yonsei experience of 7,000 robotic thyroid surgeries : Woong Youn Chung


Moderators : Pornpeera Jitpratoom, Woong Youn Chung

• Transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy : 1,700 cases experience : Angkoon Anuwong
• Transoral endoscopic parathyroidectomy using ICG : Khwannara Ketwong
• Intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM) in transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy : Young Jun Chai
• Transoral robotic thyroidectomy (TORT) using da Vinci Xi system ; The updates : Hoon Yub Kim
• Initial experience of transoral robotic thyroidectomy and da Vinci SP robotic thyroidectomy : Woong Youn Chung


Moderators : Suchart Chantawibul, Miguel C. Mendoza

• Active surveillance instead of surgery for thyroid cancer - still no surgery? : Suebwong Chuthapisith
• How to prevent complication in endocscopic thyroidectomy : Putthiporn Yenbutra
• Near-infrared autofluorescence imaging of parathyroid gland during endocrine surgery : Shirley Liu
• Robotic lateral neck dissection for thyroid cancer ; learning from 500 case experience : Woong Youn Chung
• Treating functional adrenal adenomas - the non-invasive surgicaloptions : Shirley Liu

Phayao 2-3
(50 seats)

Moderators : Siripong Cheewatanakornkul, Tran Binh Giang

• Propensity-score-matched analysis of short- and long-term outcomes in patients with an ileocolic artery crossing anterior vs posterior to the superior mesenteric vein during curative resection for right-sided colon cancer : Yasuhiro Ishiyama
• Laparoscopic assisted right hemicolectomy with bottom-to-up approach for right side colon cancer : Terufumi Yoshida
• Short- and long-term outcomes of laparoscopic versus open palliative resection for stage IV colorectal cancer : Tomonori Akagi
• Stabilization and surgical results of procedures in single port laparoscopic ileocecal resection by young surgeon : Yuichiro Furutani
• Our established method of Laparoscopic right hemicolectomy: The operator is as firm as a rock : Wataru Ishikawa
• Oncologic impact of inatomic extent of metastatic lymph nodes metastasis in stage III colon cancer : Implications for adjuvant chemotherapy : In Teak Woo
• Mesocolon defect closure in laparoscopic left colectomy by mesenteric patch to prevent internal hernia : Shintaro Akamoto
• Clinical efficacy and safety of early adjuvant chemotherapy for stage III colon cancer : Short-term outcomes of a multicenter prospective randomized controlled trial : Jun Seok Park
• A comparison of single port laparoscopic, conventional laparoscopic and conventional robotic surgery in patients with sigmoid colon cancer : Is there any real need to have surgical drain? : Hyeon Woo Bae
• Comparison of operative outcomes including depressed postoperative skin scar incidences between conventional linear skin closure versus purse-string skin closure in Ileostomy reversal : Sunyoung Park


Moderators : Rawisak Chanwat, Kyung-Suk Suh

• Validation of Difficulty Scoring System of Laparoscopic Liver Resection for Hepatolithiasis : Jinju Kim
• Laparoscopic right hepatectomy with portal thrombectomy in a patient with hepatoma concomitant with portal vein thrombus after percutaneous transhepatic portal vein embolization : Shin Nakahira
• Laparoscopic intervention of hepatic hydatid cyst -Its’ complications and outcome at tertiary care hospital : Arshad Hussain Abro
• A case of laparoscopic Spiegel lobe resection for hepatic angiomyolipoma : Hiroaki Sugita
• Real-word Evidence and Preliminary Experience of Laparoscopic Radical Resection of Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma : 32 Consecutive Patients in a Single Center : Jingdong Li
• Critical appraisal of the learning curve of minimally-invasive hepatectomy : contemporary experience with the first 200 cases of a “self-taught” early adopter in a teaching institution during IDEAL stage 3 : Brian Goh
• Pure laparoscopic living donor hepatectomy : single-center experience on 300 patients : Kyung-Suk Suh
• Outcomes of laparoscopic liver resection in Rajavithi Hospital : Theerayut Likhitlertlam
• Reduction of thermal damage during laparoscopic hepatic parenchymal transection contribute to prevent the postoperative bile leakage : Shin Nakahira
• Recurrence of common bile duct stones following laparoscopic common bile duct exploration : A multicenter study : Sunyoung Park


Moderators : Wipusit Taesombat, Ji Hoon Kim

• How to Prevent Bile Duct Injury during Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy -Our strategies, and Development of a Prevention System Using Artificial Intelligence : Yukio Iwashita
• Outcome of Critical View of Safety Dissection in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy : Sardar Mohammad Rezaul Islam
• Clinical value and pitfalls of fluorescent cholangiography during single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy for the patients with the infraportal type of the right posterior bile duct : Tsuyoshi Igami
• Preoperative Prediction of Difficult Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and Its Management: Our Experience : Kumar Sampath
• Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients with left sided gallbladder using an Indocyanine Green (ICG) Fluorescence Cholangiography : Kee-Hwan Kim
• Early detection of imaginatory dissection line using an Indocyanine green(ICG) fluorescence cholangiography during laparoscopic cholecystectomy : Kee-Hwan Kim
• Successful management of aberrant right hepatic duct during laparoscopic cholecystectomy : Keisuke Oyama
• Iatrogenic bile duct injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Is it preventable? : Yahya Al Azri

Phayao 1
(30 seats)

Moderators : Abdul Aziz Laghari, Worawit Kattipatanapong

• Risk factors of occult distant metastases in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma : Kazuhiro Tada
• Robotic Limited Local Resection of Duodenal Juxta-Ampullary Neoplasms : Sung Hoon Choi
• Postoperative Choledochoscopic Removal of Intrahepatic Stones via Subcutaneous Hepaticojejunal Access Loop for Complicated Recurrent Pyogenic Cholangitis (RPC) : Bo Bo Htay
• CBD stone management data from a high volume centre : MINIMIZING COMPLICATIONS, OPTIMISING OUTCOME : Gaurav Gupta
• Comparison between PTGBD and upfront surgery in patients with moderate-to- severe cholecystitis : Youngju Ryu
• Incidence of unplanned repeat endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography : a prospective single center study : Kiattipoom Thamjarungwong
• Laparoscopic Treatment with Hydatid Cyst : Jamshid Shamsiyev
• Risk Factors for Pulmonary Complications After Laparoscopic Liver Resection: A Retrospective Observational Study : Jin Kyu Cho
• Initial experiences of laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy : Taro Ando


Moderators : Pawan Chansaenroj, Jamshid Shamsiyev, Pornthep Prathanvanich

• Emergency general surgery models in Australia : Jennie Han
• Laparoscopic surgery in a field hospital setting: A Malaysian field hospital (MFH) experience : Wazir Azzam
• Communication and management of incidental pathology in a cohort of 1,214 consecutive appendicectomies : Bridget Heijkoop
• Efficacy of laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal repair (TAPP) for recurrent inguinal hernia : Yujo Kawashita
• Estimation of sumiltaneous operative treatment’s effectiveness on patients with calculous cholecystitis combined with varicose : Jakhongir Matmuradov
• Single-incision laparoscopic treatment for Mirizzi syndrome McSherry type II: A retrospective study of ten consecutive patients : Shu-Hung Chuang
• Creation of space for dissection in thoracoscopic splanchnicectomy by capnothorax compares to standard method : Gagana Ganga
• The presentation, management and follow-up of the acute complications of jejunoileal diverticula : Ali Daneshmand
• The comparison between Interval appendectomy and open appendectomy of medical expenses in Japan : Yukiko Kumata
• Staff education for the introduction of endoscopic surgery providing high quality medical care in Cambodia : Manabu Okawada
• Portomesenteric and splenic vein thrombosis after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectom: Review of literature and experience from Oman : Ahmed Dawoud
• Short-term outcomes of laparoscopic bariatric surgery by an experienced gastric surgeon : Jong-Han Kim
• Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) for patients aged more than 60 years : Maram Alaqel
• Tips for concomitant cholecystectomy during bariatric surgery without additional trocar insertion : Sanghyun Kim
• Comparison of handsewn versus linear stapled versus circular stapled techniques for gastric pouch-jejunal anastamosis in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric bypass for morbidly obese patients in a Singapore Institution : Aung Myint Oo
• Sleeve with proximal jejunal bypass : Umar Javaid
• Less pain and reduced risk of early postoperative ileus after clipless vs conventional laparoscopic appendectomy : Yoo Shin choi


Moderators : Thun Ingkakul, Kuo-Hsin Chen

• Application of intraoperative fluorescence imaging in laparoscopic left hepatectomy for the HCC; detect the cancer, guide for anatomical resection and identify the bile duct simultaneously : Koo Jeong Kang
• Standardization of pure laparosocpic donor hepatectomy in living donor liver transplantation : Akira Umemura
• A feasible and oncologically adequate modification of laparoscopic RAMPS : doing less for more : Methess Sutherasan
• Laparoscopic left lateral sectionectomy in Situs inverses totalis patient : Chairat Bunchaliew
• Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in Situs inversus totalis : Naranon Boonyuen
• Laparoscopic left hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastasis using individual inflow control technique : Norraporn Chaiaroon
• Laparoscopic donor hepatectomy : R Parthasarathi
• Simplify laparoscopic right hepatectomy : Rapheephat Tanompetsanga

Auditorium Theater
(110 seats)


Moderators : Thawatchai Akaraviputh, Allen Buenafe

• Randomized control trial of OAGB versus RYGB for obesity : WJ Lee
• Vision of precision surgery : experience from KLAS studies : Han-Kwang Yang
• My overview from ILLS2019 : Go Wakabayashi
• Life journey in MIS colorectal surgery : Michael Li
• Milestones of the LIFT procedure : Arun Rojanasakul
• TOETVA : Angkoon Anuwong
• The success of ELSA outreach program : Davide Lomanto


Moderators : Barlian Sutedja, Alessandro Carrara

• TEP (Rolf U Hartung) VS TEP plus (Jaideep Rao)
• IPOM is still standard, agree (Anil Sharma) or not agree? (Aung Myint Oo)


Moderators : Errawan Wiradisuria, Panot Yimcharoen

• Debate: Endoscopic vs Robotic thyroidectomy by Pornpeera Jitpratoom vs Young Jun Chai
• Hiatal hernia : Mesh (Bipan Chand) vs No mesh (Asim Shabbir)

Yoga Pavilion
(30 seats)


Moderators : Pornthep Prathanvanich, Takeshi Naitoh

• Laparoscopic LAR: The first experience : Sujaree Bhimonpun
• Laparoscopic ventral rectopexy for overt external rectal prolapse : Punnawat Chandrachamnong
• Laparoscopic ISR with lateral pelvic lymph node dissection after neoadjuvant chemo-radiation in locally advanced lower rectal cancer: Initial experience : Kamales Prasitvarakul
• A case of locally advanced rectal cancer resected by laparoscopic total pelvic exteration : Shuichiro Matoba
• Laparoscopic repair with omentoplasty for high recto-vaginal fistula : Video presentation of technique : R Parathasarathi
• Laparoscopic TPC IPAA : R Parathasarathi
• Laparoscopic anterior resection with en bloc paraaortic lymph nodes dissection with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy-the strategy of paraaortic lymph node dissection : Karuna Junmitsakul


Moderators : Nan-ak Wiboonkhwan, Ji Hoon Kim

• The suspension method for laparoscopic subtotal pancreatectomy by Huang's loop : Jian Wei Huang
• Total Laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy - Resection and Reconstruction : Narong Boonyagard
• Laparoscopic cystogastrostomy : Mageshwaran M N
• Step approach ,laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy in resection phase : Rapheephat Tanompetsanga
• Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy with splenic-preserving : Nuengruetai Orannapalai
• Subtotal Cholecystectomy for the Difficult Gallbladder : Tyrone Lalas
• Torsion of gallbladder : Wissuta Khamkiat
• Concomitant laparoscopic splenectomy with cholecystectomy for a patient with cholecystitis and hereditary spherocytosis – is it necessary? - a video presentation : Jayanth Bannur Nagaraj
• 3 Port Mini Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy with Intracorporeal knot tying : Domingo Camacho Sampang


Moderators : Sang Hoon Ahn, Kiyokazu Nakajima, Kongpon Tangpanitandee

• Pure siingle-incision robotic right hemicolectomy with the da Vinci SP surgical system : Gyoung Tae Noh
• Pure laparoscopic radical resection for Bismuth type IV hilar cholangiocarcinoma : Yongfu Xiong
• A new tactic in the old strategy : Single-port laparoscopic sigmoidopexy in a elderly patient of volvulus : Jimmy Chun-Min SU
• First Malaysia uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lingulectomy with segmentectomy : Yohesuwary Gunarasa
• Laparoscopic pyeloplasty combined with transpelvic anastomosis stenting in treatment for hydronephrosis in children : Yen Le
• Evaluation of training model for laparoscopic cholecystectomy on residency training in Rajavithi hospital : Rajavithi hybrid model : Peraya Sukkasem
• Endoscopic nipple-sparing mastectomy and sentinel lymph node biopsy with Immediate breast reconstruction : Lawrence Domingo

Friday 22 November

  08:30-10:00 10:30-12:00   13:00-14:30 15:00-16:30
Lanna Ballroom 2
(600 seats)

“Surgeons on Work”

Moderators : Goro Honda, Rawisak Chanwat

• Laparoscopic liver resection: Challenge and future direction : Nan-ak Wiboonkhwan
• Lessons learned from the first 550 cases of minimally invasive hepatectomies at Singapore General Hospital : Brian KP Goh
• Ventral approach to the middle hepatic vein in laparoscopic hemihepatectomy : Ji Hoon Kim
• Simutaneous laparoscopic liver resection in colorectal liver metastasis : Wipusit Taesombat
• Lessons learned from my Laparoscopic DP : Paramin Muangkaew

"Advanced laparoscopic technique in HBP surgery”

Moderators : Go Wakabayashi, Brian KP Goh

• Hepatic vein guided parenchyma transection : Rawisak Chanwat
• Laparoscopic management of gall bladder cancer : Anil K. Agarwal
• Laparoscopic donor hepatectomy : Kuo-Hsin Chen
• Tips and tricks of laparoscopic and robotic pancreatoduodenectomy lessons learnt in 450 cases: C. Palanivelu
• The caudate lobe-first approach for the laparoscopic hepatectomy : Goro Honda
• ICG in HBP surgeries : Wayne Shihwei Huang

Lunch Symposium
“Outcome and status of MIS for HPB surgery in 2019”

Moderators : Sa-ard Tripongkaruna, Anil K. Agarwal

• Safe diffusion of laparoscopic liver resection in Japan : Go Wakabayashi
• Evoluion of laparoscopic liver resection : Ho-Seong Han
• Laparoscpic pancreatic surgery : Horacio J. Asbun
• Laparoscopic biliary surgery : Anil K. Agarwal
• Combination of ERCP and EUS guided biliary drainage for malignant hilar billiary obstruction (CERES) : Pradermchai Kongkam

“Standard laparoscopic technique (Master VDOs)”

Moderators : Anusak Yiengpruksawan, Wipusit Taesombat, Kyung-Suk Suh

• Transcystic CBDE : Le Quan Anh Tuan
• A standardized LC procedure for acute cholecystitis recommended in the Tokyo Guidelines : Goro Honda
• Laparoscopic treatment of gallbladder cancer : Ho-Seong Han
• Laparoscopic central hepatectomy : Kuo-Hsin Chen
• Laparoscopic pancreatoduodenectomy : Horacio J. Asbun
• Lap Distal Pancreatectomy : Natan Zundel

Lanna Ballroom 3
(600 seats)


Moderators : Errawan Wiradisuria, Sutdahchit Linananda

• Medico-legal challenges in MIS and managing problems when they arise : Gafoor Mubarak
• Embracing the culture of safety in laparoscopic surgery : Rey Melchor F Santos
• Minimally invasive surgery in resource limited country : Htun Oo
• The PALES Zero bile duct injury campaign in Philippines : An advocacy program : Miguel C. Mendoza
• The institution of a regional multidisciplinary team for the integrate management of abdominal wall defect : Alessandro Carrara
• Quality assessment in bariatric surgery practice and results : Nicola Di Lorenzo

“Masters in MIS for Inguinal Hernia : Tips and Tricks you can’t find in Textbook”

Moderators : Ramesh Agarwalla, Sathien Tumtavitikul

• Simplified TEP technique for inguinal hernia repair : Suthep Udomsawaengsup
• TAPP inguinal hernia repair using needlescopic instrument : Kaisuke Yamamoto
• Extended-view TEP for inguinal hernia- Beyond limitations : Pawan Chansaenroj
• The decision making in managing of complex inguinal hernia : Gafoor Mubarak
• Recurrent inguinal hernia after minimally invasive repair : is it possible to redo? : Le Quan Anh Tuan

“Minimally Invasive Aapproach for Ventral Hernia : The Practicalities from the Experts”

Moderators : Vasudeavan Vimal, Rey Melchor F Santos

• IPOM : How to achieve favourable outcome : Jaideep Rao
• From IPOM to POM : Aung Myint Oo
• Laparoscopic eTEP for ventral/incisional hernia : Kuo-Hsin Chen
• eTEP TAR in treating complex incisional hernias personal experince gained in first 200 cases : Chinnasamy Palanivelu
• Diastasis recti : Endolaparoscopic sublay stapler repair (THT technique) : Alessandro Carrara
• Ventral incisional hernia complication and management : Stephen Yao

“The Miscellaneous”

Moderators : Al Jaziri Ahmad, Anil Sharma, Suphakarn Techapongsatorn

• TAPP in giant inguino-scrotal hernia : Kaisuke Yamamoto
• Hernia repair at challenging location : Rakesh Gupta
• Laparoscopic parastomal hernia repair : Best options for fixing : Stephen Yao
• Obesity and hernia : Abdullah Al-Dohayan
• Liver cirrhosis and ventral hernia repair : Asim Shabbir
• Biomaterial for hernia repair : Rolf U Hartung

Sukhothai 1
(110 seats)

“Safety, Quality and Excellence in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery”

Moderators : Abdullah Al-Dohayan, Voraboot Taweerutchana

• Optimization of preoperative evaluation and patient selection in bariatric surgery:“Who should we do, what should be done?” : Pornthep Prathanvanich
• “Tailor-made bariatric surgery” : How I choose the right procedure? : Yong Jin Kim
• Preoperative weight loss in bariatric surgery: “Do we really need it?” : Stanley Rogers
• The true of success in bariatric surgery : “How should we define it?” : Bipan Chand
• “Does it really matter?” : Enhanced recovery after bariatric surgery(ERABS) : AsimShabbir

“Weight Regain and Complications after Bariatric Surgery”

Moderators : Kin Fah Chin, Muffazal Lakdawala, Panot Yimcharoen

• Revision bariatric surgery “When to do and not to do?” : Nicola Di Lorenzo
• Leak management after bariatric surgery “What is the current status?” : Yong Jin Kim
• How to deal with complications after gastric bypass? : CK Huang
• Reflux post Sleeve! What can we do? : Camilo Boza
• Treatment of stenosis after bariatric surgery : Surgery or endoscopic therapy? : Simon Wong
• New endoluminal solutions for weight regain after RYGB : Nicola Di Lorenzo

“Surgical Treatment for Metabolic Diseases”

Moderators : Kamthorn Yolsuriyanwong, Asim Shabbir

• Bile acids kinetics and the anti-diabetic mechanism of bariatric surgery : Takeshi Naitoh
• Novel procedure for metabolic surgery “What is the rising star?” : CK Huang
• Diabetic Surgery in Asia “ Where are we now?” : Kazunori Kasama
• Why metabolic surgery has not rise in spite of all the prospective evidence! The stigma is still present! : Camilo Boza
• “NASH can be ameliorated”: The power of bariatric surgery : Muffazal Lakdawala
• New technologies in bariatric and metabolic interventions : Natan Zundel


Moderators : Araya Kaimook, Ehsan Ur Rehman

• Laparoscopy in abdominal emergencies and trauma : Selman Uranues
• Laparoscopic approach for acute cholecystitis : Go Wakabayashi
• Laparoscopic approach in small bowel obstruction : Siow Sze Li
• The role of MIS in strangulated/incarcerated groin hernia : George Yang
• Current update of laparoscopic appendectomy : Barlian Sutedja

Sukhothai 2
(110 seats)

“New Frontier in Lower GI Endoscopy”

Moderators : Ratchamon pinyoteppratarn, Pawit Sutharat, Craig Lynch

• Interventional endoscopy for complex inflammatory bowel disease : Simon Ng
• Per rectal endoscopic myotomy (PREM) in Hirschsprung’s disease : Amol Bapaye
• Colorectal EMR and ESD : Amol Bapaye
• Transanal Endoscopic Micro-Surgery : GV Rao
• Bridging with colonic stent for Curable colorectal cancer: good or bad? : Suwan Sanmee
• Robotics in advanced therapeutic colonoscopy : Lawrance Ho Khek-Yu

“Recent Advanced in Endotherapy and beyond”

Moderators : Thawee Ratanachu-ek, Amol Bapaye

• Endoscopic therapy for GI neoplasia: From luminal and beyond : Phillip Chui
• Impact of recent endoscopic technology on GI surgery : Guduru Venkat Rao
• Endo-robotic surgery-current and future : Lawrance Ho Khek- Yu
• Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty : Amit Myde
• Outside the box (NOTES 2020) : Guduru Venkat Rao


Moderators : Apichai Chaiyaroj, Pradeep Chowbey, Selman Uranues

• Hernia essentials training program of APHS : Anil Shama
• Establishing a new north american styled academic department of surgery in the Middle East : Matthew Kroh
• Education and training of hernia surgery in UAE : Rolf U Hartung
• Training of MIS, where are we? : Moe Moe Tin
• Laparoscopic hernia education : Where are we now? : Jose Macario Faylona


Moderators : Wayne Huang, Humayun Kabir Chowdhury, Moe Moe Tin

• A new 3D printed-training platform for laparoscopic live-donor nephrectomy : Andrea Pietrabissa
• Learning curve for minimally-invasive hepatectomies : personal experience and review of the current evidence : Brian KP Goh
• How to train the laparoscopic colorectal surgery with co-axial port setting concept : Takeshi Naitoh
• Impact of surgical technique on the anastomosis leak : Kil Yeon Lee
• Simulated training : Cheng-li Song
• How to read a scientific paper? : Fingerhut Abe

Sukhothai 3
(110 seats)


Moderators : Horacio Asbun, Davide Lomanto

• Reduced-port needle-instruments for MIS : Andrea Pietrabissa
• Surgical endoscopy : The new minimally invasive surgical revolution : Matthew Kroh
• Management of GERD after sleeve gastrectomy : Natan Zundel
• Laparoscopic partial splenectomy : Selman Uranues
• Redo gerdand hiatal hernia : Eduardo M Targarona
• Disasters in minimal access surgery-lessons learnt in more than two and half decades of surgical practice : Ramesh Agarwalla


Moderators : Barry Salky, William Chen

• Feasibility of intraoperative ICG angiography in laparoscopic low anterior resection : Kengo Hayashi
• Total mesorectal excision : The initial experience in Vietnam : Tuan Nguyen Anh
• Retrospective comparison survival between single-access and conventional laparoscopic surgery in rectal cancer : Arun Kritsanasakul
• Is there any difference in long-term cancer recurrence between laparoscopic and robotic surgery in mid/low rectal cancer? : Soo Yeun Park
• Short-term outcome of the patients with robotic surgery for rectal cancer : Shinobu Ohnuma
• Long-term oncologic outcomes for selective lateral pelvic node dissection in locally advanced rectal cancer : Hyejin Kim
• Early surgical outcomes of single-port comparing with conventional multiport anterior resection: Experience of a beginner surgeon : Byung Kwan Park
• Practicality of SOLOassist II: A robotic camera control system with 3D scope for laparoscopic surgery on rectal cancer : Yosuke Hashimoto
• Robotic partial excision of Levator-ani muscle (PELM) for locally advanced low rectal cancer invading ipsilateral pelvic floor : Seung Yoon Yang


Moderators : Vitoon Chinswangwatanakul, Philip Chui

• Milestones and future of robotic surgery : What are its implications on the surgery in the developing world? : Anusak Yiengpruksawan
• Robotic trends in upper GI surgery : Stanley Roger
• Laparoscopic Ivor-Lewis with robotic intra-thoracic anastomosis : Andrea Pietrabissa
• Robotic surgery for rectal cancer : is it worth enough? : Kim Seon Hahn
• Robotic single port colorectal surgery : Simon Ng
• Role of robotic surgery in a laparoscopic hepatopancreatobiliary surgery center : Brian KP Goh


Moderators : Philip Chiu, Thanyadej Nimmanwudipong

• Risk factors and the time of occurrence on the development of CBD stones after LC : Yoo Shin Choi
• Comparison of surgical outcomes of robotic and laparoscopic pancreaticojejunostomy after pancreaticoduodenectomy in patient with a soft pancreas: multi-Institutional Study : Sung Hoon Choi
• Stepwise improvement of surgical quality in robotic lateral pelvic node dissection : Lessons from 100 consecutive patients with locally advanced rectal cancer : Hyejin Kim
• CME with D3 lymphadenectomy : Surgical technique overcoming survival discrepancy of colonic tumour sidedness in the adjuvant setting : Hyunmi Park
• A Prospective randomized trial to compare time to complete laparoscopic skill test between 3D imaging system and ultra-high definition (4K) laparoscopic system : Komol Chaivanijchaya
• Prophylactic antibiotic in transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy vestibular approach (TOETVA) : A randomised controlled pilot study : Khwannara Ketwong
• Lymphadenectomy along the left recurrent laryngeal nerve after esophageal stripping and modified circular stapling for cervical anastomotsis in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery of esophagus (VATS-E) : Hiroshi Makino
• Quality of life after laparoscopic sentinel Node navigation surgery in early gastric cancer : A single center cohort study : Youn Sang Il
• Impact of bariatric surgery on cardiovascular risk reduction in Korean obese patients : Sanghyun Kim
• Laparoscopic skill qualification system in Japan : Toshiyuki Mori

Phayao 2-3
(50 seats)


Moderators : Prasit Mahawongkajit, Simon Law

• From the evolution of the laparoscopic gastrectomy to multi-disciplinary treatment of gastric cancer in Taiwan - The role of TAES : I-Shu Chen
• Problems and pitfalls in laparoscopic treatment of upside-down stomach : Michael Korenkov
• Effectiveness of intra-operative endoscopy for localization in gastrectomy for stomach cancer ; comparing preoperative endoscopic clipping & intra operative ICG injection : Yoonjung Oh
• Endoscopic management of massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding from the jejunal diverticulum by the hemoclips: A case report : Thawatchai Tullavardhana
• Laparoscopic (trans-abdominal) repairing of distal esophageal perforation with good success at the Samitivej Sukhumvit hospital, Bangkok : Chingyiam Panjapiyakul
• Laparoscopic and endoscopic cooperative surgery for stomal submucasal tumor - case series study : Quốc Hồ
• A poem for achalasia : Lai Fen Wong
• Various laparoscopic approaches In the management of gastric submucosal tumors : Tyrone Lalas
• Efficacy and complication of POEM for treatment of achalasia in Rajavithi hospital: Dheeravat Ratanapichayachai


Moderators : Pawit Sutharat, Seung-Yong Jeong

• Development of an assessment tool for laparoscopic sigmoidectomy using the Delphi method : The ASLAC Project : Yujiro Nakayama
• Management of sigmoid colon gallstone Ileus patients with previous colorectal resection : Man Fung HO
• Ureteral injury was suspected during laparoscopic left hemicolectomy for descending colon cancer with left sided renal hypoplasia : Arisa Kurihara
• A case of huge rectal gastrointestinal stromal tumor resected by laparoscopic intersphincteric resection assisted by transanal minimally invasive surgery : Kodai Nagakari
• Postoperative C-reactive protein and inflammatory profiles can predict early and late anastomotic leakage in rectal cancer patients who underwent preoperative chemoradiotherapy followed by sphincter-saving surgery with defunctioning stoma : Hyejin Kim
• Irrigation tubes in the treatment of para-rectal cavities in complex fistula-in- ano: A novel approach : Umesh Jayarajah
• "Kissing Technique": Achieving luminal patency after complete anastomotic stricture : Ray Sarmiento
• Clinical outcomes and effectiveness of laser haemorrhoidectomy : A systematic review : Umesh Jayarajah


Moderators : Siripong Sikikurnpiboon, Pawit Sutharat

• Short and long-term outcomes of overlap anal sphincter repair for faecal incontinence following sphincter injury : A systematic review : Umesh Jayarajah
• Laparoscopic versus open synchronous resection for liver metastases of colorectal cancer : A multi-center propensity score matched study : Han-ki Lim
• Comparison of short-term outcome between diverting colostomy and colonic stent as a bridge to surgery for left colonic malignant obstruction : Won Beom Jung
• Underwater endoscopic mucosal resection is a safe and effective method for curative resection of rectal neuroendocrine tumors : Sung Sil Park
• Interval single-incision laparoscopic appendectomy versus emergency single-incision laparoscopic appendectomy : A retrospective study : Seonguk Cheon
• Comparison of outcome in single incision laparoscopic appendectomy VS conventional three ports laparoscopic appendectomy : Sajid Malik
• Feasibility and safety of single-incision laparoscopic surgery for non-perforated appendiceal mucocele : Han-Gil Kim
• Single Incision Laparoscopic appendectomy in complicated appendicitis : Chang Hyun Kim
• Laparoscopic right colectomy with complete mesocolic excision using a combination of anterior and retroperitoneal approach : Satoshi Matsumoto


Moderators : Angkoon Anuwong, Gafoor Mubarak

• Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for large adrenal masses : A systematic review of the literature on feasibility and safety : Gabriel Tan
• Trans-breast endoscopic thyroidectomy with selective lateral neck dissection : a series of first 42 patients : Rui Qu
• Foley balloon to facilitate working space creation in transoral thyroidectomy : Tsung-Jung Liang
• Improving surgical ergonomics during bilateral axillo-breast approach endoscopic thyroidectomy via transient X-shaped mastopexy : Naiyu Wang
• Comparative outcome between endoscopic thyroidectomy with breast axillary approach and conventional open thyroidectomy : Taweechai Wisanuyothin
• Laparoscopy Distal Pancreatectomy for Insulinoma : Errawan Wiradisuria
• Outcome of laparoscopic varicocelectomy by mass ligation technique for symptomatic varicocele : Sardar Mohammad Rezaul Islam
• Reduced port video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (RP-VATS) for congenital cystic lung disease in child : Kichizo Kaga

Phayao 1
(30 seats)


Moderators : Vo Duy Long, Bandhuphat Chakrabandhu

• Step by step instructional video of laparoscopic D2 Subtotal gastrectomy with Roux-en-Y gastrojejunastomy for surgeons in training in a singapore tertiary institution : Aung Myint Oo
• Solo reduced ports laparoscopic distal gastrectomy with D2 lymphadenectomy : INTACT Billroth I gastroduodenostomy using articulating instruments : Kanghaeng Lee
• Laparoscopic Heller myotomy: Step-by-step operative approach : Pakapon Tudsri
• Laparoscopic Heller cardiomyotomy and Dor fundoplication : Kheng Tian Lim
• Post fundoplication wrap migration with gastric perforation : Bharath Cumar
• Usefulness of articulating laparoscopic instrument during laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric adenocarcinoma patients : Kanghaeng Lee
• The role of minimally invasive surgery for management of small bowel obstruction : Fon Pakul


Moderators : Suphakarn Techapongsatorn, Jose Macario Faylona

• e-TEP versus TEP for inguinal hernia repair : Mohammad Monir Hossain
• Umbilical and paraumbilical hernia : Open versus laparoscopic repair : Mohammad Monir Hossain
• Treatment of laparoscopic inguinal hernias using 3D prostheses gives less pain after surgery: Prospective study about 400 patients : Soufiane Zatir
• Strategy of laparoscopic repair for recurrent inguinal hernia after usage of mesh : Shinichi Yoshioka
• Long-term outcome of a new anatomical mesh for endo-laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair : Sajid Malik
• Early outcomes of open vs laparoscopic IPOM repair for small ventral hernias : Sajid Malik
• An innovative way for placing meshes in laparoscopic hernia repair with total extraperitoneal approach : Yi-Hsiang Hsiao
• Open versus laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in combined military hospital-study period 2016 to 2018 : Mohammad Monir Hossain
• Comparison of using phasix, soft mesh or optilene meshes in laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair with stander mesh size of 15cmx15cm : Abdullah Aldohayan
• Double mesh repair in huge abdominal musculoskeletal defect : Abdullah Aldohayan
• When patients can prostrate or dock post laparoscopic repair of hernia? : Abdullah Aldohayan
• Clinical outcomes of direct choledochoscopic extraction of common bile duct stones versus standard treatment : A retrospective study : Mark Canlas
• Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients with portal cavernoma: Is it safe? : Rajat Kelkar
• 3D laparoscopic liver resection is safe and feasible : Ailica Lee
• Early vs delayed cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis : Where to go? : Yahya Al Azri


Moderators : Araya Kaimook, Ashok Kumar Puranik, Enrico Lauro

• GE junction tumour II and III management protocol in a teritiary care referral centre in India : Kapil Tejaswy
• A liver protective retraction technique providing a wider view of the operation field for laparoscopic proximal gastrectomy: Hepatic left lateral segment inverting method : Kenichi Nakamura
• Open versus laparoscopic appendectomy : 20 years experience : Mohammad Monir Hossain
• 3D vision application to gastroscopy and colonoscopy : Wen-Chieh Wu
• A saviour : CRE balloon retrieval of an obstructed esophagus by “King of fruits” seed : Yohesuwary Gunarasa
• Early results of total laparoscopic near total gastrectomy for gastric cancer management : Dat Tran
• Safety and feasibility of robotic total gastrectomy for proximal gastric cancer: A retrospective cohort study : Kazutaka Obama
• Laparoscopic surgery for advanced adenocarcinoma of esophago-gastric junction with neo-chemotherapy : Lam Viet Trung
• Utility of a novel grasper with aspiration hole on the tip to decrease surgical smoke in laparoscopic surgery : Satoshi Matsumoto
• Hybrid resection of intrgastric gastrointestinal stroma tumour (GIST) : Lai Fen Wong
• Laparoscopic surgery using by articulating laparoscopic Instrument : Chang Hyun Kim
• Analysis of the accuracy of Goodsall’s rule for simple fistula-in-ano : Umesh Jayarajah
• Laparoscopic management of pheochromocytomas: A single centre, single surgeon's experience : Nairuthya Shivathirthan
• TOETVA, An experience with respect to safety & feasibility in small setup hospital in rural India: A series of 19 cases of thyroid surgeries by transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy, vestibular approach (TOETVA) technique : Narendra Lohokare
• Transoral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Vestibular approach (TOETVA) surgical results : experience in a single centre : Kornwalee Koichusakul
• Lower thoracic esophagectomy, Lymphadenectomy of lower mediastinum and Anastomosis in VATS-E for Esophago-gastric junction cancer : Ryotaro Takano


Moderators : Yong Jin Kim, Narong Boonyagard, Dong Zhiyong

• Feasibility and safety of laparoscopic adrenalectomy with concurrent cholecystectomy : Ralph Victor Yap
• Laparoscopic resection of retroperitoneal paraganglioma behind the Spiegel lobe using laparoscopic liver mobilization technique in a kyphotic patient : Shin Nakahira
• Laparoscopic resection of large phaeochromocytoma : Xue En Chuang
• Single incision laparoscopic transmesocolon left adrenalectomy : Chang Hyun Kim
• Indocyanine green (ICG) fluorescence-guided laparoscopic left adrenalectomy : Van Clark E Flores
• The Dauntless Endoscopic Doublet for the management of sleeve gastrectomy Leak : Marc Floren Bueser
• Laparoscopic repair after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy complication : Ronnayong Thomtong
• The “Mini Mini” gastric bypass: MIS strategies enhancing recovery and cosmesis : Philip Gan
• Acute abdominal pain after laparoscopic Roux-En-Y gastric bypass : Jakrapan Wittayapairoch

Auditorium Theater
(110 seats)

Moderators : Kazunori Kasama, Hyung-Ho Kim, Han-Kwang Yang, Allen Buenafe

• Suspicious gall bladder cancer : laparoscopic approach (Ho-Seong Han) vs Open approach (Le Quan Anh Tuan)
• Mini-gastrc bypass (Philip Gan) vs Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (Ramen Goel)

“Our global vision”

Moderators : Natan Zundel, Davide Lomanto

• IFSES : Vision and mission : Natan Zundel
• SAGES : Horacio Asbun
• FELAC : Natan Zundel
• ELSA : Allen A Buenafe
• JSES : Masahiko Watanabe
• CSLES : Minhua Zheng
• EAES : Andrea Pietrabissa
• IAGES : Suresh Deshpande
• KSELS : Ho-Seong Han


Moderators : Le Quan Anh Tuan, Fingerhut Abe, Wayne Huang, Siripong Cheewatanakornkul, Rakesh Gupta

• Laparoscopic liver resection using the inter and outer Laennec approaches : Kazuteru Monden
• Laparoscopic pancreaduodenectomy using artery first approach : R Parthasarathi
• Combined robotic intersphincteric resection and total prostatectomy with urethrovesical anastomosis for a complex recto-prostatic urethral fistula : A novel approach : Hyunmi Park
• Laparoscopic pelvic exenteration with immediate pelvic reconstruction using mucosa-removed colonic flap : Worawarn Worasawate
• Thoraco-laparoscopic esophagectomy with right colon interposition for corrosive stricture of esophagus : R Parthasarathi
• Laparoscopic transhiatal diverticulectomy : Piyanun Wangkulangkul
• Laparoscopic cortical-sparing adrenalectomy for right aldosterone-producing adenoma : How we make it safe? : Thikhamporn Tawantanakorn
• Single-port retrorectal incisional hernia repair – a new approach : Sang-Hoon Ahn
• Laparoscopic transversus abdominis release for abdominal wall hernia; step by step : Komol Chaivanijchaya


Moderators : Nicola Di Lorenzo, Raad AlMehdi, Chih-Kun Huang

• EGD before bariatric surgery, is it essential? (Camilo Boza VS (Ken Loi)
• “New bariatric procedures are needed now” (Kazunori Kasama) VS “Conventional procedures are enough good” (Muffazal Lakdawala)
• What is ideal bariatric/metabolic procedures for Asian? Proposal of “sleeve PLUS” (Yosuke Seki) VS Bypass (Simon Wong)

Yoga Pavilion
(30 seats)


Moderators : Songphol Malakorn, Minhua Zheng

• Double-glove technique hand-assisted laparoscopic extended right hemicolectomy : A useful method in limited resource practice : Piratthima Vachiraprakarnsakul
• Laparoscopic right hemicolectomy : Sujaree Bhimonpun
• Laparoscopic complete mesocolic excision (CME) for transverse colon cancer : Mitsuru Yokota
• Hand-assisted laparoscopic right hemicolectomy and drainage of iliopsoas abscess in a complex perforated right sided diverticulitis patient : Sarinda Lertbannaphong
• Laparoscopic management of diverticular colovesical fistula:Video presentation : R Parthasarathi
• Laparoscopic extended right hemicolectomy with radical lymph node dissection : Chanyawat Sangsomwong
• SMA-first approach for T4 ascending colon cancer involved 2nd part duodenum and mesentery : Duangkamon Bunkham
• Robotic pelvic exenteration : Wah Siew Tan


Moderators : Kamales Prasitvarakul, Ali Reza Eghtedari

• Post-operative laparoscopy : the best diagnostic tool to detect early post-operative complications : Fingerhut Abe
• Correlation of post-opertive stretch pain and insufflation pressure among patients undergoing basic laparoscopic surgical procedures - A prospective randomized controlled study : Jay Mark Canlas
• Factors affecting lymph node harvest in minimally invasive gastrectomy for gastric cancer : Sam Wong
• Lichtenstein repair of indirect inguinal hernias with acellular tissue matrix grafts in adolescents and young adult patients (13 to 45 years old) : Yingmmo Shen
• Indocyanine green enhanced fluorescence imaging as a technique for objective assessment of bowel viability : Dayashankar Rajagopalan
• When the spleen becomes a nomad : Case presentation of laparoscopic management of "wandering" spleen causing Intestinal obstruction : Raad AlMehdi
• Early experience of solo surgeon laparoscopic PPPD with articulated scope holding arm system : The feasibility and safety of short term surgical outcomes : Jin Ho Lee
• Totally endoscopic sublay (TES) repair for midline ventral hernia : Surgical technique and preliminary results : Changfu Qin
• Adaptive endo-laparoscopic midline stapled reconstruction associated with progressive TAR : A novel technique : Enrico Lauro

BOG Meeting  

Saturday 23 November

  08:30-10:00 10:30-12:00
Lanna Ballroom 2
(600 seats)

“MIS in Esophagectomy”

Moderators : Asada Methasate, Philip Chiu

• MIS three field esophagectomy : Vo Day Long
• Total laparoscopic Ivor Lewis esophagectomy after gastric bypass - video cases and review of literature : Ken Loi
• Robotic assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy - latest advance : Philip Chiu
• Laparoscopic proximal gastrectomy for upper gastric and EGJ cancer : Do Joong Park
• Innovative technique of MIS management of corrosive stricture of the esophagus : Anil K Agarwal

“MIS for Upper GI Benign Conditions”

Moderators : Jirawat Swangsri, I-Shu Chen

• Laparoscopic management of large esophageal hiatal hernia : Chinnasamy Palanivelu
• Efficacy of laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery (LARS) for laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPRD) : Yosuke Seki
• Surgical approach for GERD : Stanley Rogers
• POEM for treatment of achalasia : Phillip Chui
• Robotic diverticulectomy : Jirawat Swangsri
• Laparoscopic management for PU perforation : Siow Sze li

Lanna Ballroom 3
(600 seats)

“Technique section on cancer surgery”

Moderators : Jun-Gi Kim, Paisit Siriwittayakorn, Kim Seon Hahn

Right Side cancer
• CME,CVL : True definition and technique : Siripong Sikikurnpiboon
• Intracorporeal colonic anastomoses : Are there advantages? : Barry Salky

Left Side Cancer
• Insider’s perspective: Medial to lateral mobilization : Prapon Kanjanasilp
• Back to the basics : good blood supply, No tension of colorectal anastomosis : William Chen
• Anastomotic leakage - why does it happen? or the vascular danger points in colectomy : Fingerhut Abe

“Minimally Invasive Approach for the Best Quality of Life”

Moderators : William Chen, Darin Lohsiriwat

• MIS for hemorrhoidal disease : Varut Lohsiriwat
• Diverticulitis fistula : Tip and technique : Barry Salky
• Is laparoscopic surgery safe for the mid and low rectal cancer? : Jun-Gi Kim
• Laparoscopic surgery for complex Crohn’s disease : Barry Salky
• Retrorectal tumor : Eduardo M Targorana
• Advance methods for management of rectal prolapse - LVR how i do it : Jirawat Pattana-Arun

Sukhothai 1
(110 seats)


Moderators : Zhang Zhong Tao, Thawee Ratanachu-ek

• Pancreatic NET : diagnosis and localization : Ming-Lun Han
• Endoscopic treatment for neuroendocrine tumors : Shirley Liu
• Diagnosis of pancreatic cyst : Wiriyaporn Ridtitid
• Endotherapy for pancreatic cyst : Dongwook Oh

“Cutting-edge in Bariatric endoscopy”

Moderators : Praveen Raj, Camilo Boza

• Bariatric & metabolic endoscopy : meeting the unmet need! : Amit Mydeo
• Intra-gastric balloon for obesity - A new era : Simon Wong
• Endoscopic management of bariatric surgery complication : Matthew Kroh

Endoscopy in GEJ : too tight and too loose
• Too tight : Achalasia - Current Status of POEM : Matthew Kroh
• Too loose : GERD - Endotherapy of GERD-Is it really possible : Amit Mydeo

Sukhothai 2
(110 seats)


Moderators : Jaideep Rao, Raad AlMehdi, Yosuke Seki

• Preparation and post-operative treatment in bariatric surgery : Errawan Wiradisuria
• Weight regain after RYGB : results of distalization of BP limb in Asia patients : Matt Hsin
• Indian Bariatric complications analysis - A trend analysis in more than 11,500 patients from 24 centers : Ramen Goel
• Discussion on the rationality of single-anastomosis duodenoileal bypass with sleeve gastrectomy (SADI-S) as the first choice on super obesity patients : Li Cao
• Outcome of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy on type 2 diabetes mellitus : Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi
• Can Chinese T2DM patients with BMI 20-32.5 kg/m2 benefit from loop duodenojejunal bypass with sleeve gastrectomy? : Hui Liang
• Short-term effect of metabolic & bariatric surgery on patients with comorbid obesity hypoventilation syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea : Bing Wang
• Comparison of long-term weight loss after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass from a single center in Thailand : Pattharasai Kachornvitaya
• A comparative study of adjustable intragastric balloon insertion versus laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy : Vasin Jearapongpakorn


Moderators : Anil K. Agarwal, Sa-ard Tripongkaruna

• Safe laparoscopic cholecystectomy in empyema gall bladder, will be presented : Abdul Aziz Laghari, Ehsan Rehman
• Cholecystectomy in the cirrhotic patient : Fingerhut Abe
• Randomized control trial on open versus laparoscopic common bile duct exploration in management of common bile duct stones : Kyaw Htet
• Indocyanine green fluorescence imaging use in laparoscopic complete excision of choledochal cysts : Hon Phin Wong
• Outcomes of laparoscopic cholecystectomy with common bile duct exploration (LC with LCBDE) by chopstick technique in the patients with choledocholithiasis : Tharathorn Suwatthanarak
• Laparoscopic surgery for congenital biliary dilatation in adults : Taku Kimura
• Comparison of the oncological outcomes of open versus laparoscopic surgery for T1-T2 gallbladder cancer: A propensity score-matched analysis : Jin kyu Cho
• Gasless VS Conventional Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy : May Myat Soe

Sukhothai 3
(110 seats)


Moderators : Pakkavuth Chanswangphuvana, Rakesh Gupta

• Tips for single-port totally extraperitoneal preperitoneal hernia repair by the glove method : Noriaki Kameyama
• Tumescent transabdominal preperitoneal repair for inguinal hernias : Matsumura Masaru
• Laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair : outcome and experience : Huiqi Yang
• Transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) laparoscopic approach for incarcerated inguinal hernia repair:a report of 73 cases : Shuo Yang
• Totally endoscopic sublay (TES) repair for midline ventral hernia : surgical technique and preliminary results : Changfu Qin
• Cost effectivess and financial implications in laparoscopic ventral hernia repair : Ecperience from a developing country : Hassan Ahmed
• Combined preincisional periportal and preperitoeal infiltration with bupivacaine in pain relief after laparoscopic hernia surgery : Abdullah AL-Dohayan
• Ventral laparoscopic percutaneous repair of ventral and excision of the sac (VLPCRVH) technique : Abdullah AL-Dohayan
• Conservative management of post-laparoscopic ventral Hernia repair (LVHR) mesh infection: A case report : Onofree O'Connor
• Elective incisional hernia repair – lower risk of postoperative wound infection with laparoscopic versus open repair : Aung Myint Oo


Moderators : Wayne Shihwei Huang, LEI On Teng

• Tips and tricks of da Vinci robotic single port pancreaticoduodenectomy : Cheng-Ming Peng
• The complex and simple in laparoscopic Pancreaticoduodenectomy - Mesopancreas excision of pancreaticoduodenectomy : Ying-Jui Chao
• Technology innovation for minimal invasive surgery in Taiwan : Chi-Chuan Yeh
• Endoscopic-assisted laparoscopic wedge resection for small gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumor (<2cm) : Wei-Che Su
• Tips and tricks in laparoscopic enterolysis : Experience learned from 28 patients : Jimmy Chun-Min SU
• Obturator hernia : A laparoscopic intra-abdominal approach : Li MingYi
• Indocyanine green fluorescence imaging use in laparoscopic complete excision of choledochal cysts : Hon Phin Wong
• Intracorporeal versus extracorporeal anastomosis following laparoscopic right hemicolectomy for colon cancer: Short term clinical outcomes : Yu-Yao Chang

Phayao 2-3
(50 seats)


Moderators : Goro Honda, Rapheephat Tanompetsanga

• A comparative study of laparoscopic versus open pancreaticoduodenectomy for ampulla of Vater carcinoma : a propensity score-matched analysis on 359 consecutive cases : Daegwang Yoo
• Oncologic outcomes of laparoscopic versus open pancreatectomy for intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm with high-risk stigmata and worrisome features : Junyub Kim
• A comparison of minimal invasive versus open distal pancreatectomy for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma in single institution : propensity score matching analysis : Jaewoo Kwon
• Comparisons of surgical and long-term outcomes between open and laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma : Jae Seung Kang
• The clinical relevance of postoperative drain fluid amylase and drain position in open and laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy : Jun Suh Lee
• A surgical approach to prevent postoperative pancreatic fistula in laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy : Yusuke Kawamoto
• Successful experience of laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy in pancreatic disease : Takuya Kimura
• Comparison of laparoscopic versus open distal pancreatectomy with concurrent organ resection for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma : Dakyum Shin
• Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy with splenic preservation - experience in one center : Hung Vu Quang
• Totally laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy - Surgicak and oncologic outcomes : Hai Pham Minh


Moderators : Ken Loi, Jakrapan Wittayapairoch

• Efficacy of intraperitoneal instillation of bupivacaine after bariatric surgery : randomized controlled trial : Islam Omar
• Removal and revision for failed adjustable gastric band : Sang-Moon Han
• Hybrid reinforcement of the staple line could decrease the postoperative bleeding after sleeve gastrectomy : Hui Liang
• Correlation between obstructive sleep apnea and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in patients with morbid obesity, before and 6 months after metabolic and bariatric surgery : Bing Wang
• Assessment of liver volume reduction after preoperative acute weight loss for bariatric surgery at King Chulalongkorn Memorial hospital : a computed tomography-based analysis : Suthikiat Joradol
• Adequate enoxaparin dosage for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in bariatric surgery : Kritsada Kongsawat
• The safety and efficacy of clipping the stapler line in patients undergoing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy : Abdullah Aldohayan
• Robotic assisted Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbidly obese patients : The first case series in Thailand : Paweena Panyawuttitham

Phayao 1
(30 seats)


Moderators : Siow Sze li, Moe Moe Tin, Vivencio Jose Villaflor

• Laparoscopic approach to a large adrenocortical oncocytoma : Nairuthya Shivathirthan
• A curious case of appendiceal Diverticulum : Laparoscopic Extended Appendectomy Using Endostapler : Marc Floren Bueser
• Simple laparoscopic technique to stop bleeding from splenic injury : Pakpong Wathanaoran
• Laparoscopic pyelolithitomy-Is it justified for large renal stone in rural setup : P Rajesh Kumar Shrivastava
• Right sided video assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) thymectomy for non thymomatous myasthenia gravis-Our surgical experience : Vivekanandan Jawahar
• Peritonitis in critical illness patient treatment by laparoscopic approach : Sathienrapong Chantawibul


Moderators : Alessandro Carrara, Kaisuke Yamamoto

• The knack of transabdominal pre-peritoneal repair for incarcerated and scrotal hernias : Manabu Amiki
• eTEP for atypical sited hernia : R Parthasarathi
• Redo laparoscopy for a failed TEP repair : Bharath Cumar
• The role of an attenuated posterior rectus sheath in totally extraperitoneal repair : Manabu Amiki
• Laparoscopic IPOM plus : Phairad Sirikun
• Single-stage laparoscopic excision of infected urachal cyst : Cheryl Tan
• Laparoscopic repair of large lumbar hernia with component separation : R Parthasarathi
• Large paraesophageal hernia with GERD : Laparoscopic repair with suture and absorabale mesh fixed by glue with nissen fundoplication : Pakpong Wathanaoran
• Laparoscopic paraduodenal hernia repair : Gaurav Gupta

Auditorium Theater
(110 seats)


Moderators : Bipan Chand, Vitoon Chinswangwatanakul

• How to be a master of laparoscopic suturing : Kazunori Kasama
• Laparoscopic parenchymal sparing anatomical resection : Go Wakabayashi
• Laparoscopic surgery of the spleen : Eduardo M Targorana
• Hybrid laparoscopic repair of complex ventral hernia : Anil Sharma
• 7000 laparoscopic gastrectomy in single center experience : Hyung-Ho Kim
• Heard but often not seen anatomical structures" during abdominal surgery : Anusak Yiengpruksawan

BLACK VDO; The Nightmare and How to Manage

Moderators : Horacio Asbun, Sutdahchit Linananda

• Laparoscopic approach for colorectal anastomotic leakage : Kim Seon Hahn
• Very interesting video recordings of mishaps and their management on almost all surgical procedures : Pradeep Chowbey
• What do I think about the 'Critical View of Safety' in cholecystectomy? : Anusak Yiengpruksawan
• The unforgettable moment in hernia repair : Jaideep Rao
• Nightmare in bariatric surgery : Muffazal Lakdawala

Yoga Pavilion
(30 seats)

Moderators : Noriyuki Inaki, Amarit Tansawet

• Minimally invasive treatment of gastric gastrointestinal stomal tumors: Laparoscopic and endoscopic approach : R Parthasarathi
• Total laparoscopic reconstruction of J-Pouch and liner stapling technique following total gastrectomy : R Parthasarathi
• Dieulafoy's lesion : Tipmanee Phadungkiat
• Laparoscopic modified Sugiura technique for intractable esophageal variceal bleeding secondary to portal hypertension : O'Connor Onofree
• Endoscopic management for iatrogenic duodenal perforation : Sarmiento Ray
• Rare cause of silent duodenal perforation : Kishore Rajaguru
• Laroscopic vagal sparing transhital esophagectomy for recurrent peptic stricture of esophagus : R Parthasarathi
• Thoracoscopic stapler diversion of fistula tract : A novel and unique solution to benign acquired tracheoesophageal fistula(TEF) : R Parthasarathi


13:00-14:30 22 Nov : Poster presentation award section AT Exibition hall
Moderators : On-teng LEI, Amir Szold, Hyung-Ho Kim, Varut Lohsiriwat

22 November 2019 (12:30-13:30) : BOG meeting at Yoga Pavilion, The first floor, Shangri-la hotel
22 November 2019 (16:30-17:30) : Meeting AGM at Meeting room Sukhothai 1, The first floor, Shangri-la hotel