Day 1 - 19/12/2013
Time Topics Speakers
0800 Reception & Registration  
0830-0840 Opening Ceremony Dr CN TANG
0840-1015

Session I

Moderators:
Prof Michael LI, Prof Jacques MARESCAUX, Dr Eric LAI

 
  From minimally invasive surgery to hybrid image-guided surgery Prof Jacques MARESCAUX
  Current status of laparoscopic pancreatic resection – How far we can go? Prof Chinnusamy PALANIVELU
  State of the art of robot assisted  pancreatic surgery Prof Pier Cristoforo GIULIANOTTI
  Why I switched from laparoscopic liver resection
to robotic liver resection?
Dr CN TANG
  Is the robot too expensive for pancreatectomies? Dr Eric LAI
  Panel discussion  
1015-1045 Tea Break  
1045-1245

Live Demonstration (parallel theatres)

Moderators:
Dr CN TANG, Dr Eric LAI, Dr William MENG

Surgeons
  Theater 1: Robotic pancreatectomy

Prof Pier Cristoforo GIULIANOTTI / Prof Francesco BIANCO

  Theater 2: Laparoscopic pancreatectomy

Prof Chinnusamy PALANIVELU

1245-1400 Lunch  
1400-1500

Live Demonstration (parallel theatres)

Moderators:
Dr CN TANG, Dr Eric LAI, Dr William MENG

Surgeons
  Theater 1: Robotic pancreatectomy Prof Pier Cristoforo GIULIANOTTI / Prof Francesco BIANCO
  Theater 2: Laparoscopic pancreatectomy Prof Chinnusamy PALANIVELU
1500-1520 Tea Break  
1520-1655

Session II

Moderators:
Prof Jun Gi KIM, Dr Cliff CHUNG, Dr James LI, Dr. Simon WONG

 
  Urological LESS applications in mainland China Prof Chun Xiao LIU
  Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy in Hong Kong Dr Chi Wai FAN
  Recent advances in robotic surgery for pelvic organ prolapse- sacrocolpopexy and sacrohysteropexy Prof Kyu Sung LEE
  Robotic proctectomy: improved ergonomics, precision and functions Dr Hester CHEUNG
  Robotic rectal resection: any real benefit? Prof Wai Lun LAW
  Panel discussion  

 

 

 

 

 
 
Disclaimer:
Whilst every attempt will be made to ensure that all aspects of the Symposium mentioned will take place as scheduled, the Organizing Committee reserves the right to make last minute changes should the need arise.