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Pulmonary Medicine

Mayo Clinic General Thoracic Surgery Symposium

Friday, May 3

Time Topic
7:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
Geffen Auditorium, Subway Level, Gonda Building
8:00 a.m. Welcome & Introductions
  Lung Cancer
8:15 a.m. Lung Cancer Screening
Francis C. Nichols, III, M.D.
8:30 a.m. Use of Radionuclide Tracers in The Evaluation and Treatment of The Subcentimeter Indeterminate Pulmonary Nodule
K. Robert Shen, M.D.
8:45 a.m. Current Status of Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lung Resection
Thomas A. D’Amico, M.D.
9:00 a.m. Management of Lung Cancer in the High-Risk Patient (Stereotactic Radiation vs. Ablation Surgery)
Sebastian Defranchi, M.D.
9:15 a.m. Management of Synchronous and Metachronous Lung Cancer
Gaetano Rocco, M.D., FRCS(Ed)
9:30 a.m. Testing for Genetic Mutations in Lung Cancer
Young Tae Kim, M.D., Ph.D.
9:45 a.m. Management of Prolonged Airleaks and Bronchopleural Fistulae Using Endobronchial Valves
Michael F. Reed, M.D.
10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break
  Chest Wall/Mediastinal
10:15 a.m. Indications/Techniques for Thoracic Sympathectomy (Hyperhidrosis, Arrhythmia, Chronic Pain)
Claude Deschamps, M.D.
10:30 a.m. Cervical Thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis: Approach and Results
Stephen D. Cassivi, M.D.
10:45 a.m. Role of the Robot in Thoracic Surgery
Dennis A. Wigle, M.D., Ph.D.
11:00 a.m. Chest Wall Deformities
Dawn E. Jaroszewski, M.D.
11:15 a.m. Breakout Sessions I
  Difficult Cases: Lung
Geffen Auditorium, Subway Level, Gonda Building
  Difficult Cases: Airway
Chucker Lecture Hall, 4th Floor, Gonda Building
  Difficult Cases: Mediastinum
Dubai Lecture Hall, 9th Floor, Gonda Building
12:15 p.m. Lunch
  Esophageal Topics
1:15 p.m. Surgical Treatment of GERD: When & What Operation?
Stephen D. Cassivi, M.D.
1:30 p.m. Failed Anti-Reflux Procedures: When & What Operation?
Claude Deschamps, M.D.
1:45 p.m. Large Diaphragmatic Hernias: Approach & Results
Francis C. Nichols, III, M.D.
2:00 p.m. Preoperative Staging of Esophageal Cancer: Combined Use of EUS/EBUS
Moishe Liberman M.D., Ph.D.
2:15 p.m. EMR: Indications, Technique, Results
Kenneth K. Wang, M.D.
2:30 p.m. Esophageal Resection for Cancer
Gail E. Darling, M.D., FRCS (C)
2:45 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:00 p.m. Salvage Esophageal Reconstruction
Samir Mardini, M.D.
3:15 p.m. Management of Esophageal Perforation
Mathew Thomas, MBBS
3:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions II
  Difficult Cases: Benign Esophagus
Geffen Auditorium, Subway level, Gonda Building
  Difficult Cases: Esophageal Cancer
Chucker Lecture Hall, 4th Floor, Gonda Building
  Management of Complications of Esophageal Surgery
Dubai Lecture hall, 9th Floor, Gonda Building
4:30 p.m. Adjourn