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Robotic Upper Gastro-Intestinal Surgery – RUGS 2019

October 14 @ 08:30 - 20:00

RUGS is offering free registration for the conference to all Belgian surgical residents.

If you would like to do so, please send your information to  info@rugs2019.com :

  • Name
  • e-mail
  • current hospital
  • year of training (Residents in their 1st – 6th year, as well as residents in their fellowships 7th – … year can register for free)

 

PLENARY SYMPOSIUM

MONDAY 14TH OCTOBER 2019:

08.30 Treatment of reflux disease
Moderators Archana Ramaswamy Minneapolis, USA
Filip Muysoms Ghent, Belgium
Indications and pre-operative work-up Ivo Broeders Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Choice of anti-reflux procedure Barbara Defoort Ghent, Belgium
Robotic anti-reflux surgery: video Georgina Dinescu Hyeres, France
Robotic anti-reflux surgery with Linx: video Caitlin Houghton Los Angeles, USA
Q&A
10.00 Coffee or tea & exhibitors’ time
10.30 Treatment of hiatal hernia
Moderators Caitlin Houghton Los Angeles, USA
Carlos Galvani Houston, USA
Indications and pre-operative work-up Eric Pauli Hershey, USA
Robotic repair without mesh: video Archana Ramaswamy Minneapolis, USA
Robotic repair with mesh: video Filip Muysoms Ghent, Belgium
Robotic repair of recurrent hiatal hernia: video Ivo Broeders Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Q&A
12.00 Industry symposium
12.45 Lunch & exhibitors’ time
14.00 Treatment of achalasia
Moderators Barbara Defoort Ghent, Belgium
Ivo Broeders Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Indications and pre-operative work-up Carlos Galvani Houston, USA
Robotic assisted Heller myotomy Archana Ramaswamy Minneapolis, USA
Endoscopic treatment with POEM Eric Pauli Hershey, USA
Q&A
15.15 Industry symposium
16.00 Coffee or tea & exhibitors’ time
16.30 Gastric resections
Moderators Georgina Dinescu Hyeres, France
Eric Pauli Hershey, USA
Indications and pre-operative work-up Barbara Defoort Ghent, Belgium
Robotic partial gastrectomy: video Caitlin Houghton Los Angeles, USA
Robotic total gastrectomy: video Carlos Galvani Houston, USA
Q&A
18.00 Closure of the symposium
20.00 Symposium event

Details

Date:
October 14
Time:
08:30 - 20:00

Venue

ORSI Academy
Proefhoevestraat 12
Melle, 9090 Belgium
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