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AATS/STS General Thoracic Surgery Symposium:
The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Invent It
Sunday, May 15, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Course Chair: *Thomas K. Waddell, University of Toronto
Course Co-Chair: *Paul E. van Schil, University Hospital of Antwerp
8:00 AM - 8:05 AM Welcome and Introduction
Lung Cancer
Moderators: *Thomas K. Waddell, University of Toronto
*Paul E. van Schil, University Hospital of Antwerp
8:05 AM - 8:17 AM Update on CALGB 140503: Lobar vs. Sublobar Resection for ≤ 2 cm NSCLC
*Nasser K. Altorki, New York Presbyterian Hospital
8:17 AM - 8:29 AM Does Tumor Genomic Profiling Matter in the Management of Stage I/II NSCLC?
*Raphael Bueno, Brigham and Women's Hospital
8:29 AM - 8:41 AM Management of the Solitary Pulmonary Nodule: Update on Fleischner Guidelines
Herb Macmahon, University of Chicago
8:41 AM - 8:53 AM IASLC Classification Changes for Lung Adenocarcinoma: Impact on Surgical Procedure
*Prasad S. Adusumilli, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
8:53 AM - 9:15 AM Panel Discussion
9:15 AM - 9:40 AM Gladiator Session I: Role of VATS Lobectomy for Locoregionally Advanced NSCLC
Moderator: *Paul E. van Schil, University Hospital of Antwerp
*Raja M. Flores, Mount Sinai Health Systems
*Daniel J. Boffa, Yale University
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM Coffee Break
Benign Lung Disease and Transplantation
Moderators: *G. Alec Patterson, Washington University
*Thomas K. Waddell, University of Toronto
10:00 AM - 10:12 AM Lung Biopsy for Interstitial Lung Disease: Risk vs. Reward
Eric Grogan, Vanderbilt University
10:12 AM - 10:24 AM Current Role of EVLP in Lung Transplantation
Edward Cantu, University of Pennsylvania
10:24 AM - 10:36 AM Management of Post-Intubation Tracheal Stenosis
*Cameron D. Wright, Massachusetts General Hospital
10:36 AM - 10:48 AM ECMO as a Bridge to Lung Transplantation
*R. Duane Davis, Florida Hospital
10:48 AM - 11:00 AM Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy: Indications and Outcomes
*Marc de Perrot, Toronto General Hospital
11:00 AM - 11:12 AM When is Surgery Indicated for MAI?
Alain D.L. Sihoe, University of Hong Kong
11:12 AM - 11:32 AM Panel Discussion
11:32 AM - 11:55 AM Gladiator Session II: Optimal Surgical Treatment for End-Stage Emphysema
David Waller, University of Leicester
*Michael S. Mulligan, University of Washington
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Legends Luncheon
*Joel D. Cooper, University of Pennsylvania
Mediastinum, Pleura and Other
Moderators: *David J. Sugarbaker, Baylor College of Medicine
*Paul E. van Schil, University Hospital of Antwerp
1:10 PM - 1:22 PM Multimodality Management of Stage III/IVa Thymic Tumors
Pier Luigi Filosso, University of Torino, Italy
1:22 PM - 1:32 PM Pulmonary Metastatectomy: Ablate or Resect - What is the Evidence?
*Jay M. Lee, University of California, Los Angeles
1:32 PM - 1:42 PM Induction vs. Adjuvant Therapy in Surgically Resectable Malignant Mesothelioma
Isabelle Optiz, University Hospital Zurich
1:42 PM - 1:52 PM Contemporary Management of Post Resection Empyema
Thorsten Krueger, University Hospital of Lausanne
1:52 PM - 2:15 PM Panel Discussion
2:15 PM - 2:40 PM Gladiator Session III: Management of a 2 cm Thymoma in an Elderly Patient
*M. Blair Marshall, Georgetown University
*Michael J. Liptay, Rush University
2:40 PM - 3:00 PM Coffee Break
Moderators: *Wayne L. Hofstetter, MD Anderson Cancer Center
*Thomas K. Waddell, University of Toronto
3:00 PM - 3:12 PM What is the Optimal Lymphadenectomy for Esophageal Cancer?
*Mark Onaitis, Duke University
3:12 PM - 3:24 PM Starting a Minimally-Invasive Esophagectomy Program
Daniela Molena, Johns Hopkins Hospital
3:24 PM - 3:36 PM Optimal Management of the Pylorus Following an Esophagectomy
*Traves D. Crabtree, Washington University
3:36 PM - 3:48 PM Robotic Esophagectomy: Outcomes and Complications
*Robert J. Cerfolio, University of Alabama at Birmingham
3:48 PM - 4:00 PM Re-operation for Failed Anti-Reflux Operations
*Arjun Pennathur, University of Pittsburgh
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM The Surgeon's Role in Clinical Trials for Esophageal Cancer: Going, Going, Gone?
*Gail E. Darling, Toronto General Hospital
4:15 PM - 4:35 PM Panel Discussion
4:35 PM - 5:00 PM Ask the Experts: MIE is Superior to Open Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer
*James D. Luketich, University of Pittsburgh
*Manjit S. Bains, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
*Robert J. Cerfolio, University of Alabama at Birmingham
*Mark B. Orringer, University of Michigan
*Gail E. Darling, Toronto General Hospital
5:00 PM Adjourn for Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall

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