5th Asian Congress of Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery
14 – 16 November 2019
Mandarin Orchard Singapore

Programme

Colorectal Track
ENT/Head and Neck/Hernia Track
HepatoPancreatoBiliary Track
Urology Track
Upper GI Track
Free Paper Presentations
Live Surgery
(Sat, 16 Nov 2019)
Joint Obesity Symposium (Fri, 15 Nov 2019)
Colorectal Track

Day 1: 14 November 2019

Time Topic Chairperson/Speaker  
0700 - 0730 Registration    
0730 - 0830 Meet the Expert Breakfast Workshop
   
0730 - 0800 How I do it: Laparoscopic Total Mesorectal Excision Chucheep SAHAKITRUNGRUANG  
0800 - 0830 How I do it: Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision Chee Yung NG  
0830 - 1030 Opening Ceremony & Plenary Lectures Zhongkai WANG (Emcee), Madeline CHEE (Emcee)  
0830 - 0845 Opening Speech Brian GOH, Jaideep RAO, Ahmed ANEEZ  
0845 - 0905 Plenary 1
Personal Journey With Minimally-Invasive Surgery: From Laparoscopic To Robotic Surgery
Chinnusamy PALANIVELU  
0905 - 0925 Plenary 2
Laparoscopic And Robotic Colorectal Surgery
Seon Hahn KIM  
0925 - 0945 Plenary 3
Personal Experience With Robotic Thyroid Surgery
Woong Youn CHUNG  
0945 - 1005 Reimbursement Talk 1
Establishing a Robotic Programme - How, What and With Whom?
Joseph NG  
1005 - 1025 Reimbursement Talk 2
AI, Big Data & Fake News in Robotic Surgery
Ahmed ANEEZ  
1025 - 1030 Group Photography    
1030 - 1100 Morning Tea break    
1100 - 1230 Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Byung Soh MIN, Chee Yung NG  
1120 - 1140 Feasibility of Laparoscopic Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection for Rectal Cancer Huu Thinh NGUYEN  
1140 - 1200 Optimising Laparoscopic Surgery with Minimal Port-sites and Wounds - How I Do It Francis Choen SEOW  
1200 - 1220 MIS Surgery in the Elderly Wah Siew TAN  
1230 - 1330 Lunch Symposium - Educational Grant by Medtronics James NGU  
  Minimally Invasive Colon Cancer Surgery: Modified CME with CVL and Intracoporeal Anastomosis Byung Soh MIN  
  Case Studies in Colorectal Cancer Surgery - Lessons Learnt Chee Yung NG  
1330 - 1500 Robotic Colorectal Surgery Seon Hahn KIM, Francis Choen SEOW  
1330 - 1350 Dispelling Myths About Robotic Colorectal Surgery James NGU  
1350 - 1410 Local Experience in Robotic Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection Kar Yong WONG  
1410 - 1430 Is there a Role for the Robotic Approach to Colonic Resection? Byung Soh MIN  
1430 - 1450 Current Status of Robotic Surgery in Taiwan Jin Tung LIANG  
1500 - 1530 Afternoon Tea break    
1530 - 1730 Surgical Cases and Technical Tips Jit Fong LIM, Chucheep SAHAKITRUNGRUANG  
1530 - 1550 Robotic vs Laparoscopic Approach to Pelvic Floor Repair: Pros and Pitfalls Emile TAN  
1550 - 1610 Total Proctocolectomy Using Xi da Vinci system Seon Hahn KIM  
1610 - 1630 Technical Pointers in Right Hemicolectomy Sau Shung FONG  
1630 - 1650 Splenic Flexure Takedown - Tips and Tricks Kuok Chung LEE  
1650 - 1710 Laparoscopic Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection - How I do It Huu Thinh NGUYEN  
1730 - 1830 Free Oral Paper Presentations Phu Huu NGUYEN, Francis Choen SEOW  
1710 - 1720 How to Overcome the Limitation of Motion Range by Da Vinci Xi in Totally Robotic Low Anterior Resection?    
1720 - 1730 Robotic-Assisted Surgery for Rectal Cancer: An Initial Experience of the First 100 Consecutive Cases    
1730 - 1740 Robotic Versus Laparoscopic Complete Mesocolic Excision for Right-Sided Colon Cancer    
1830 - 1900 Pre-Dinner Cocktail    
1900 - 2100 Gala Dinner Madeline CHEE (Emcee), Zhongkai WANG (Emcee)  
1900 - 1915 Vendor Appreciation    
1915 - 1930 Transmedic Presentations    
1930 - 2100 Dinner    
1945 - 2030 Musical Performance    

Day 2: 15 November 2019

Time Topic Chairperson/Speaker  
0700 - 0730 Registration    
0730 - 0830 Meet the Expert Breakfast Workshop
Chee Yung NG
 
 0730 - 0800 How I do it: Laparoscopic Left Hemicolectomy Eugene YEO  
0800 - 0830  How I do it: Laparoscopic Right CME colectomy Kar Yong WONG  
  Concurrent Session IV    
0830 - 1010 Other Applications of MIS Colorectal Surgery Wai Lun LAW, Wah Siew TAN  
0830 - 0900 MIS approach in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Fung Joon FOO  
0900 - 0930 The role of MIS in Enhanced Recovery Kwang Yeong HOW  
0930 - 1000 MIS Approach to Pelvic Floor Surgery Jit Fong LIM  
1010 - 1040 Morning Tea break    
  Concurrent Session V    
1040 - 1230 History and the Future Hak Su GOH, Jin Tung LIANG  
1040 - 1105 The Search for the Perfect TME Sau Shung FONG  
1105 - 1130 Open, Laparoscopic or Robotic: How to Personalize Your Approach as a Surgeon Kuok Chung LEE  
1130 - 1155 CME Right Hemicolectomy: Is it Really Necessary? Kil-Yeon LEE  
1155 - 1220 The Role of Robotic Surgery in Singapore James NGU  
1230 - 1330 Lunch Symposium - Educational Grant by Olympus James NGU  
  Use of Indocynaine Green in Open and Minimally-invasive Colorectal Resections Jun WATANABE  
  Concurrent Session VI    
1330 - 1510 Advanced Indications and Techniques in MIS Phu Huu NGUYEN, Emile TAN  
1330 - 1355 TaTME - Pitfalls and Wrong Planes: Still a Technical Challenge? Choon Seng CHONG  
1355 - 1420 MIS in Recurrent Colorectal Cancer Kil-Yeon LEE  
1420 - 1445 Minimally invasive Exanterations - Are They Feasible to Do? Chucheep SAHAKITRUNGRUANG  
1445 - 1510 Laparoscopic Peritonectomy and Paraortic Lymph Node Dissection Jin Tung LIANG  
1510 - 1540 Afternoon Tea break    
  Concurrent Session VII    
1540 - 1700 Video Presentations Wai Lun LAW, Choon Seng CHONG  
1540 - 1550 Robot-Assisted Single Site Anterior Resection for Carcinoma of Sigmoid Colon    
1550 - 1600 Laparoscopic TPE for Locally Recurent Rectal Cancer    
1600 - 1610 Avoid Surgical Waisting for Superior Margins with Robotic Approach in Abdominoperineal Resection    
1610 - 1620 Robotic Total Pelvic Exenteration for Advanced Rectal Cancer- A Video Illustration    
1620 - 1630 Robotic Low Anterior Resection for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer-Beyond Total Mesorectal Excision-- A Video Illustration    
1630 - 1640 Robotic Assisted Supralevator Posterior Exenteration - A Video Illustration    
1700 - 1730 Closing Ceremony Tousif KABIR (Emcee)  
1700 - 1715 Awards Presentation    
1715 - 1730 Closing Remarks    
1900 - 2100 Facuty Dinner    

Day 3: 16 November 2019

Colorectal Live Robotic Surgery
0900 - 1230
Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Time Topic
0800 - 0820 Registration & Breakfast
0820 - 0830 Case Presentation
0830 - 1030 Live Surgery
1030 - 1100 Morning Tea break
1100 - 1230 Live Surgery (Cont')

 

ENT/Head and Neck/Hernia Track

Day 1: 14 November 2019

Time Topic Chairperson/Speaker  
0700 - 0730 Registration    
0730 - 0830 Meet the Expert Breakfast Workshop Lileen HUANG, Min Yann LIM  
  Experience with the SP da Vinci system - Results of the Clinical Trial Jason CHAN  
0830 - 1030 Opening Ceremony & Plenary Lectures Madeline CHEE (Emcee), Zhongkai WANG (Emcee)  
0830 - 0845 Opening Speech Brian GOH, Jaideep Raj RAO, Ahmed ANEEZ  
0845 - 0905 Plenary 1
Personal Journey With Minimally-Invasive Surgery: From Laparoscopic To Robotic Surgery
Chinnusamy PALANIVELU  
0905 - 0925 Plenary 2
Laparoscopic And Robotic Colorectal Surgery
Seon Hahn KIM  
0925 - 0945 Plenary 3
Personal Experience With Robotic Thyroid Surgery
Woong Youn CHUNG  
0945 - 1005 Reimbursement Talk 1
Establishing a Robotic Programme - How, What and With Whom?
Joseph NG  
1005 - 1025 Reimbursement Talk 2
AI, Big Data & Fake News in Robotic Surgery
Ahmed ANEEZ  
1025 - 1030 Group Photography    
1030 - 1100 Morning Tea break    
  Concurrent Session I    
1100 - 1230 Thyroid 1 N. Gopalakrishna IYER, Jeremy NG  
1100 - 1130 Keynote 1: State of the art: Transoral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy - Vestibular Approach (TOETVA) 2020 Angkoon ANUWONG  
1130 - 1150 Evidence Based Approach - Remote Access Thyroidectomy Xinyong HUANG  
1150 - 1210 Tips and Pearls of Remote Access Thyroidectomy Woong Youn CHUNG  
1210 - 1230 Lession Learnt in Setting Up a Remote Access Thyroidectomy Programme Ming Yann LIM  
1230 - 1330 Lunch Symposium    
  Topics to be confirmed    
  Concurrent Session II    
1330 - 1500 Thyroid 2 Xinyong HUANG, Chwee Ming LIM,  Choon Chieh TAN  
1330 - 1400 Keynote 2: TORT (Transoral Robotic Thyroidectomy) Kyung TAE  
1400 - 1420 Endoscopic Transoral Thyroidectomy Hin Ngan TAY  
1420 - 1500 Discussion: Transoral Thyroidectomy is the "New Standard" for Remote Access Thyroidectomy? Yes: Jeremy NG
No: Constance TEO
 
1500 - 1530 Afternoon Tea break    
  Concurrent Session III    
1530 - 1700 TORS for Head and Neck Harold HEAH, Constance TEO  
1530 - 1600 Keynote 3: TORS Using the Da Vinci SP System Se-Heon KIM  
1600 - 1620 Development of TORS in Thailand Napadon TANGJATURONRASME  
1620 - 1640 TORS for Oropharyngeal Cancer Chwee Ming LIM  
1640 - 1700 Reconstruction of Head and Neck Defects Using the Da Vinci Robot Adrian OOI  
1730 - 1840 Oral Paper / Video Presentation Anna SEE, Siti Radhziah Bte SUDIRMAN, Ze Yun TAY  
1700 - 1710 Comparison of the Vessel Sealer Extend® with Harmonic ACE® in Robotic Bilateral Axillary-Breast Approach (BABA) Thyroid Surgery    
1710 - 1720 Nipple Necrosis Rate Between Conventional Nipple Sparing Mastectomy and Robot Mastectomy.    
1720 - 1730 10-Years Outcome of Robotic Versus Open Thyroidectomy in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma    
1730 - 1740 Preliminary Experience of Safety and Effectiveness of Transoral Robotic Surgery in Oropharyngeal Cancer    
1740 - 1750 The Impact of Assistant Training in Robotic Thyroidectomy    
1750 - 1800 Transoral Robotic Surgery for Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Clinical Analysis of 47 Cases    
1800 - 1810 The Impact of Body Mass Index in Robotic Transaxillary Thyroidectomy    
1810 - 1820 Surgical Outcomes and Complication of Robotic Modified Radical Neck Dissection: Comparison with Open Modified Radical Neck Dissection: A Large Scale, Single Institutional Study    
1820 - 1830 Comparison of Robot‑assisted Modified Radical Neck Dissection Using a Bilateral Axillary Breast Approach with a Conventional Open Procedure After Propensity Score Matching    
1830 - 1840 Gas-Insufflated Robot-Assisted Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy with Immediate Reconstruction    
1840 - 1850 Robotic Surgery for Invasive Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma    
1830 - 1900 Pre-Dinner Cocktail    
1900 - 2100 Gala Dinner Madeline CHEE (Emcee), Zhongkai WANG (Emcee)  

Day 2: 15 November 2019

Time Topic Chairperson/Speaker  
0700 - 0730 Registration    
  Concurrent Session IV    
0830 - 1010 TORS for OSA Shaun LOH, Warut PONGSAPICH, Song Tar TOH  
0830 - 0900 Keynote 4: Robotic Tongue Base Reduction for OSA Hsin-Ching LIN  
0900 - 0920 Endoscopic Assisted Coblation Versus Robotic Tongue Base Reduction Hyung Ju CHO  
0920 - 0940 Laryngeal Causes for OSA and Endoscopic Treatment Sandeep BANSAL  
0940 - 1000 Comparison in TORS Tongue Base Reduction Using Xi Versus Si System Khai Beng CHONG  
1010 - 1040 Morning Tea break    
  Concurrent Session V    
1040 - 1230 Hernia Symposium 1 Aryan KOURA, Wai Keong WONG, Winston WOON  
1040 - 1105 Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Surgery Wayne HUANG  
1105 - 1130 Why I do TAPP Barlian SUTEDJA  
1130 - 1155 Why I do TEP Alvin ENG  
1155 - 1220 TEP Plus Technique - Is it Better Sujith WIJERATHNE  
1230 - 1330 Lunch Symposium - Educational Grant by BD / Erbe    
1230 - 1330 Laparascopic IPOM Plus Using ECHO PS System Davide LOMANTO  
  Concurrent Session VI    
1330 - 1510 Hernia Symposium 2 Junnarkar Sameer PADMAKUMAR, Davide LOMANTO, Kheng Tian LIM  
1330 - 1355 Fixation in LAP Inguinal Hernia Using Liquiband Danson YEO  
1355 - 1420 ICG Navigation in Hernia Surgery - Can We Make the Surgery Safer? Vishal Kumat SHELAT  
1420 - 1445 Robotic Hernia Repair - Boon or Bane Davide LOMANTO  
1445 - 1510 Laparoscopic Repair for Complex Inguial Hernia Abdul Kareem SALEEM AHMED  
1510 - 1540 Afternoon Tea break    
  Concurrent Session VII    
1540 - 1700 Hernia Symposium 3 Yaw Chong Goh, Jinlin LIN, Chee Yung NG  
1540 - 1605 Single Incision Retrorectal Incisional Hernia Repair Sang Hoon ahn  
1605 - 1630 Laparoscopic Management of Complex Ventral Hernia Wayne HUANG  
1630 - 1655 Management of Stomal Hernias Pakkavuth CHANSWANGPHUVANA  
1700 - 1730 Closing Ceremony Tousif KABIR (Emcee)  
1700 - 1715 Awards Presentation    
1715 - 1730 Closing Remarks    
1900 - 2100 Facuty Dinner    
HepatoPancreatoBiliary Track

Day 1: 14 November 2019

Time Topic Chairperson/Speaker  
0700 - 0730 Registration    
0730 - 0830 Meet the Expert Breakfast Workshop
Vishal SHELAT, Lip Seng LEE
 
  Tips and Tricks for Performing Laparoscopic and Robotic Pancreatectomy Chinnusamy PALANIVELU, Chung Ngai TANG  
0830 - 1030 Opening Ceremony & Plenary Lectures Zhongkai WANG (MC), Madeline CHEE (MC)  
0830 - 0845 Opening Speech Brian GOH, Jaideep RAO, Ahmed ANEEZ  
0845 - 0905 Plenary 1
Personal Journey With Minimally-Invasive Surgery: From Laparoscopic To Robotic Surgery
Chinnusamy PALANIVELU  
0905 - 0925 Plenary 2
Laparoscopic And Robotic Colorectal Surgery
Seon Hahn KIM  
0925 - 0945 Plenary 3
Personal Experience With Robotic Thyroid Surgery
Woong Youn CHUNG  
0945 - 1005 Reimbursement Talk 1
Establishing a Robotic Programme - How, What and With Whom?
Joseph NG  
1005 - 1025 Reimbursement Talk 2
AI, Big Data & Fake News in Robotic Surgery
Ahmed ANEEZ  
1025 - 1030 Group Photography    
1030 - 1100 Morning Tea break    
1100 - 1230 Laparoscopic And Robotic Pancreatic Surgery Jin Yao TEO, Anusak YIENG, Ravishankar DIDDAPUR  
1100 - 1120 Robotic Central Pancreatectomy: Our Technique And Outcomes Rong LIU  
1120 - 1140 Robotic And Laparoscopic Enucleation for Pancreatic Tumors Adrian CHIOW  
1150 - 1230 Debate: Robotic Vs Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy: Current Evidence and Why I Do It    
  1150 - 1205 Robotic Distal Pancreatectomy Chung Ngai TANG  
  1210 - 1225 Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy Chang-Moo KANG  
  1225 - 1230 Conclusion    
1230 - 1330 Lunch Symposium - Educational Grant by Ethicon Jee Keem LOW  
Use of Ultrasonic Surgical System for Laparoscopic Liver Resection Chung Yip CHAN  
Use of Hemostats in Laparoscopic and Open HPB Surgery Brian K. GOH  
1330 - 1500 Pancreatoduodenectomy Tien My DOAN, Shridhar IYER, Kui Hin LIAU  
1330 - 1350 Robotic Pancreatoduodenectomy Including Vascular Reconstruction: Current Evidence and Technique Cheng Hong PENG  
1350 - 1410 Laparoscopic Pancreatoduodenectomy Including Vascular Reconstruction: Current Evidence and Technique Chinnusamy PALANIVELU  
1410 - 1430 Robotic, Laparoscopic or Robotic + Laparoscopic Pancreatoduodenectomy: Which is the Optimal Approach? Chang-Moo KANG  
1430 - 1445 Learning Curve For Robotic And Laparoscopic Pancreatoduodenectomy: Current Evidence Vishal SHELAT  
1445 - 1500 Learning Robotic Pancreatoduodenectomy: A Personal Experience Jae Hoon LEE  
1500 - 1530 Afternoon Tea break    
1530 - 1700 Biliary Jan Jin BONG, Juinn Huar KAM, Catherine TEH  
1530 - 1545 International Consensus Guidelines for Robotic Pancreatic Surgery Rong LIU  
1545 - 1605 Robotic and Laparoscopic Major Biliary Surgery: Current Evidence and Techniques Sung Hoon CHOI  
1605 - 1620 Current Evidence and Techniques in Performing a Complete Minimally-Invasive Hilar Lymph Node Dissection Cheng Hong PENG  
1615 - 1630 Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery for Gallbladder Cancer: Is it Still Contraindicated? Shridhar IYER  
1630 - 1650 Teaching and Mentoring Major Robotic HPB Surgery: How I Do It Anusak YIENG  
1700 - 1830 ASEAN Perspective in Laparoscopic and Robotic HPB Surgery – Part 1 Terence HUEY, Chang-Moo KANG, Boon Koon YOONG  
1700 - 1715 Experience In Cho Ray Hospital, Vietnam With Laparoscopic and Robotic Pancreatic Surgery Tien My DOAN  
1715 - 1730 Experience in Singapore General Hospital with 760 Laparoscopic and Robotic Liver and Pancreatic Resections Brian GOH  
1730 - 1745 Experience In Sriraj Hospital, Thailand With Laparoscopic And Robotic Pancreatic Surgery Prawej MAHAWITHITWONG  
1745 - 1800 Experience In Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore With Laparoscopic And Robotic HPB Surgery Terence HUEY  
1800 - 1815 Experience In National University Hospital, Singapore With Laparoscopic HPB Surgery Shridhar IYER  
1815 - 1830 Experience With Laparoscopic And Robotic HPB Surgery in Sunway Hospital Malaysia Jan Jin BONG  
1830 - 1900 Pre-Dinner Cocktail    
1900 - 2100 Gala Dinner Madeline CHEE (Emcee), Zhongkai WANG (Emcee)  

Day 2: 15 November 2019

Time Topic Chairperson/Speaker  
0700 - 0730 Registration    
0730 - 0830 Meet the Expert Breakfast Workshop Juinn Huar KAM, Ser Yee LEE  
  Trips And Tricks For Performing Laparoscopic And Robotic Major Hepatectomy Kuo Hsin CHEN, Yao Ming WU  
  Concurrent Session IV    
0830 - 1010 Major Hepatectomy Stephen CHANG, Prema RAJ, Jen San WONG  
0830 - 0850 Current Evidence And Techniques In Performing Laparoscopic Major Hepatectomy Tran Cong duy LONG  
0850 - 0910 Current Evidence And Techniques In Performing Robotic Major Hepatectomy Yao Ming WU  
0910 - 0930 Robotic or Laparoscopic Major Hepatectomy: How Do I Decide? Xiaoying WANG  
0930 - 0950 Laparoscopic Anatomical Segmentectomy of the Difficult Posterosuperior Segments Rawisak CHANWAT  
0950 - 1010 Should Minimally-invasive Major Hepatectomy and Pancreatoduodenectomy Be Standard of Care? Kui Hin LIAU  
1010 - 1040 Morning Tea break    
  Concurrent Session V    
1040 - 1230 HPBA Symposium V Chung Yip CHAN, Alfred KOW, Chinnusamy PALANIVELU  
1040 - 1105 Laparoscopic Donor Hepatectomy: Current Evidence And Technique Kuo Hsin CHEN  
1105 - 1130 Robotic Donor Hepatectomy: Current Evidence And Technique Gi Hong CHOI  
1130 - 1150 Role of Near-Infra Red Imaging in Laparoscopic and Robotic Liver Resections Xiaoying WANG  
1150 - 1210 Role for Robotic Surgery in a Laparoscopic HPB Surgery Center: Lessons Learned from the First 110 Robotic Cases at SGH Brian GOH  
1200 - 1225 Evolution of Robotic HPB Surgery: A Personal Journey Chung Ngai TANG  
1230 - 1330 Lunch Symposium - Educational Grant by Baxter Junnarkar Sameer PADMAKUMAR  
1230 - 1255 Use Of Hemopatch And Hemostastic Agents In Laparoscopic Liver Resection Kuo Hsin CHEN  
1255 - 1310 Use of Hemopatch and Hemostastic Agents in Laparoscopic and Open Liver Surgery Brian GOH  
  Concurrent Session VI    
1330 - 1510 HPBA Symposium VI Chin Li LEE, Victor LEE, Wifanto SADITYA  
1330 - 1350 International Consensus Guidelines for Robotic Liver Resection Rong LIU  
1350 - 1410 Laparoscopic Intraoperative Ablation for Hepatic Tumors - Current Evidence And Technique Alfred KOW  
1410 - 1430 Long-Term Oncologic Outcomes of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Ser Yee LEE  
1430 - 1450 Different Techniques for Parenchymal Transection and Pedicle Control During Laparoscopic Liver Resection Chung Yip CHAN  
1450 - 1510 Different Techniques for Parenchymal Transection And Pedicle Control During Robotic Liver Resection Gi Hong CHOI  
1510 - 1540 Afternoon Tea break    
  Concurrent Session VII    
1540 - 1700 ASEAN Perspective in Laparoscopic and Robotic HPB Surgery – Part 2 Krishnakumar MADHAVAN, Chung Ngai TANG, Winston WOON  
1540 - 1555 Experience in Changi General Hospital, Singapore with Laparoscopic and Robotic HPB Surgery Lip Seng LEE  
1555 - 1610 Experience in National Cancer Institute, Thailand with Laparoscopic HPB Surgery Rawisak CHANWAT  
1610 - 1625 Experience in Philippines with Robotic and Laparoscopic HPB Surgery Catherine TEH  
1625 - 1640 Experience in UMMC, Vietnam with Laparoscopic HPB Surgery Tran Cong duy LONG  
1640 - 1655 Experience with Laparoscopic HPB Surgery in University Malaya Boon Koon YOONG  
1700 - 1730 Closing Ceremony Tousif KABIR (Emcee)  
1700 - 1715 Awards Presentation    
1715 - 1730 Closing Remarks    
1900-2100 Facuty Dinner    
Urology Track

Day 1: 14 November 2019

Time Topic Chairperson/Speaker  
0700 – 0730 Registration    
0830 – 1030 Opening Ceremony & Plenary Lectures Madeline CHEE (Emcee), Zhongkai WANG (Emcee)  
0830 – 0845 Opening Speech Brian GOH, Jaideep Raj RAO, Ahmed ANEEZ  
0845 – 0905 Plenary 1
Personal Journey With Minimally–Invasive Surgery: From Laparoscopic To Robotic Surgery
Chinnusamy PALANIVELU  
0905 – 0925 Plenary 2
Laparoscopic And Robotic Colorectal Surgery
Seon Hahn KIM  
0925 – 0945 Plenary 3
Personal Experience With Robotic Thyroid Surgery
Woong Youn CHUNG  
0945 – 1005 Reimbursement Talk 1
Establishing a Robotic Programme - How, What and With Whom?
Joseph NG  
1005 – 1025 Reimbursement Talk 2
AI, Big Data & Fake News in Robotic Surgery
Ahmed ANEEZ  
1025 – 1030 Group Photography    
1030 – 1100 Morning Tea break    
  Concurrent Session I    
1100 – 1230 Urology Symposium 1 Henry HO, Le Chuyen VU  
1100 – 1120 Developing a Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy Programme Naing SAW  
1120 – 1140 Quality Improvement and Assurance in an Established Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy Programme Valerie GAN  
1140 – 1200 Laparoscopic Management of Tenckhoff Catheter – Tips and Tricks to Ensure a Successful Outcome! Yee Mun LEE  
1200 – 1220 Laparoscopic Ureterolithotomy – Indications and Technique Phuc Cam Hoang NGUYEN  
1230 – 1330 Lunch Symposium – Educational Grant by Johnson & Johnson Colin TEO  
1230 - 1250 Use of Energy Devices in Laparoscopic and Robotic Procedures Allen SIM  
1250 - 1310 Tips and Tricks for Haemostasis in Robotic and Laparoscopic Urological Procedures Keng Siang PNG  
  Concurrent Session II    
1330 – 1500 Urology Symposium 2 Gerald TAN, Minh Sam THAI  
1330 – 1350 Near–infrared Technology for Minimally–invasive Kidney Surgery Allen SIM  
1350 – 1410 Omitting Cortical Renorrhaphy During Minimally–invasive Partial Nephrectomy Cheuk Fan SHUM  
1410 – 1430 Robotic Radical Nephrectomy – Is There a Role? Terence LIM  
1430 – 1450 Worse Case Scenarios in Robotic Partial Nephrectomy Shigeo HORIE  
1500 – 1530 Afternoon Tea break    
  Concurrent Session III    
1530 – 1830 Urology Symposium 3 Edmund CHIONG, Kae Jack TAY  
1530 – 1610 Debate: Should I Switch to Retzius–sparing Robot–assisted Prostatectomy FOR: Koon Ho RHA
AGAINST: Dennis SERRANO
 
1610 – 1630 Ambulatory RARP John YUEN  
1630 – 1650 Optimising Continence Recovery after Robot–assisted Radical Prostatectomy Gerald TAN  
1650 – 1710 Tips and Tricks in Challenging Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy Cases Jason LETRAN  
1710 – 1730 Robot–assisted Prostatectomy in Oligometastic Prostate Cancer Shigeo HORIE  
1730 – 1750 Launching a Successful Robotic Programme Le Chuyen VU  
1750 – 1820 New Robotic Systems and Future Directions Koon Ho RHA  
1830 – 1900 Pre–Dinner Cocktail    
1900 – 2100 Gala Dinner Madeline CHEE (Emcee), Zhongkai WANG (Emcee)  

Day 2: 15 November 2019

Time Topic    
0700 – 0730 Registration    
  Concurrent Session IV    
0830 – 1010 Urology Symposium 4 Yew Lam CHONG, Lui Shiong LEE  
0830 – 0910 Debate: Laparoscopic vs Robot–assisted Pyeloplasty    
  0830 – 0850 Robot–Assisted Pyeloplasty Siew Hong HO  
  0850 – 0910 Laparoscopic Allen SIM  
0910 – 0930 Robot–assisted Repair of Vesico–vaginal Fistula: Indications and Technique Noor Ashani MD YUSOFF  
0930 – 1010 Debate: Urinary Diversion After Robot–assisted Radical Cystectomy: Extracorporeal vs Intracorporeal Wei Tim LOKE  
  0930 – 0950 Extracorporeal Murali SUNDRAM  
  0950 – 1010 Intracorporeal Eddie CHAN  
1010 – 1040 Morning Tea break    
  Concurrent Session V    
1040 – 1230 Urology Symposium 5 Siew Hong HO, Murali SUNDRAM  
1040 – 1105 Robot–assisted Cystectomy in the Post RAZOR Era Lui Shiong LEE  
1105 – 1130 How to Reduce Ureteroileal Anastomotic Strictures in Robot–assisted Cystectomy Eddie CHAN  
1130 – 1210 Debate: Laparoscopic vs Robot–assisted Nephroureterectomy    
  1130 – 1150 Laparoscopic Chit Sin LOH  
  1150 – 1210 Robot–assisted Nephroureterectomy Terence LIM  
1210 – 1230 Management of the Distal Ureter in Minimally–invasive Nephroureterectomy Teck Wei TAN  
1230 – 1330 Lunch Symposium – Educational Grant by AstraZeneca Edmund CHIONG  
1230 - 1235 Introduction Edmund CHIONG  
1235 - 1300 LHRHa in Advanced Prostate Cancer Teck Wei TAN  
1300 - 1325 Targeting DNA Repair Defects in Prostate Cancer: The Emerging Role of PARP Inhibitors Tanujaa D/O RAJASEKARAN  
1325 - 1330 Q&A    
  Concurrent Session VI    
1330 – 1505 Urology Symposium 6 Dennis SERRANO, Tze Kiat NG  
1330 – 1350 Establishing a Laparoscopic and Robotic Training Programme for Residents Yuyi YEOW  
1350 – 1410 Future of Training – Simulators, 3D Laparoscopy and Use of 3D–printed Models Jason LETRAN  
1410 – 1440 Residents Debate Residents  
1440 – 1500 Top 5 things I Wish I Knew Before I Finished Residency – Mounting the Learning Curve for Laparoscopic/Robotic Surgery Kenneth CHEN  
1510–1540 Afternoon Tea break    
  Concurrent Session VII    
1540 – 1700 Free Paper Video Presentation Teck Wei TAN, Kae Jack TAY  
1540 - 1550 Robotic Perineal Radical Prostatectomy: Initial Experience with da Vinci Si Robotic System    
1550 - 1600 Extraperitoneal Single-Port Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy (espRARP) with Maximal Periprostatic Anatomy Preservation    
1600 - 1610 Extraperitoneal Extraperitoneal Single-Port Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy (espRARP) with Bilateral Intrafascial Nerve-sparing Techniques    
1610 - 1620 Extraperitoneal Single-port Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy (espRARP): Initial Experience Using da Vinci Si System    
1620 - 1630 Endoscopic-assisted Transvesical Laparoscopy: A New Paradigm in Minimally-invasive Bladder Surgery    
1630 - 1640 Sandwiched Posterior-Anterior Reconstructed Tissue-glued Anastomosis (SPARTAN) in RARP: A Consistently Reproducible Urethro-vesical Anastomosis for Early Catheter Removal and Continence Recovery    
1700 – 1730 Closing Ceremony Tousif KABIR (MC)  
1700 – 1715 Awards Presentation    
1715 – 1730 Closing Remarks    
1900 – 2100 Facuty Dinner    
Upper GI Track

Day 1: 14 November 2019

Time Topic Chairperson/Speaker  
0700 - 0730 Registration    
0830 - 1030 Opening Ceremony & Plenary Lectures Madeline CHEE (Emcee), Zhongkai WANG (Emcee)  
0830 - 0845 Opening Speech Brian GOH, Jaideep Raj RAO, Ahmed ANEEZ  
0845 - 0905 Plenary 1
Personal Journey With Minimally-Invasive Surgery: From Laparoscopic To Robotic Surgery
Chinnusamy PALANIVELU  
0905 - 0925 Plenary 2
Laparoscopic And Robotic Colorectal Surgery
Seon Hahn KIM  
0925 - 0945 Plenary 3
Personal Experience With Robotic Thyroid Surgery
Woong Youn CHUNG  
0945 - 1005 Reimbursement Talk 1
Establishing a Robotic Programme - How, What and With Whom?
Joseph NG  
1005 - 1025 Reimbursement Talk 2
AI, Big Data & Fake News in Robotic Surgery
Ahmed ANEEZ  
1025 - 1030 Group Photography    
1030 - 1100 Morning Tea break    
  Concurrent Session I    
1100 - 1230 Upper GI Symposium 1 Yuk Man KAN, Abu RAUFF, Jimmy SO  
1100 - 1120 Current Status of Robotics Gastric Cancer in Korea Woo Jin HYUNG  
1120 - 1140 Laparoscopic or Robotic Surgery? Which to Choose & When Sang Uk HAN  
1140 - 1200 Current Status of Robotic Gastric Cancer in China Zhi Wei JIANG  
1200 - 1220 Single Port D2 Gastrectomy- Impossible is Nothing Sang Hoon AHN  
1230 - 1330 Lunch Symposium - Education Grant by Medtronics Chin Hong LIM  
  Reconstruction Technique after Gastrectomy Woo Jin HYUNG  
  Tips and Tricks of Use of Cordless Ultrasonic Shears in GI Surgery Alvin ENG  
  Concurrent Session II    
1330 - 1500 Upper GI Symposium 2 Cheng Hock LOW, Yuen SOON, Wai Keong WONG  
1330 - 1350 Laparoscopic Bilroth I Reconstruction After Distal Gastrectomy Sang Uk HAN  
1350 - 1410 Laparoscopic VS Robotic Reconstruction After Distal Gastrectomy Dong Guang LONG  
1410 - 1430 Laparoscopic Reconstruction After Total Gastrectomy - Hand Sewn Technique Jaideep Raj RAO  
1430 - 1450 Robotic Reconstruction After Total Gastrectomy Woo Jin HYUNG  
1500 - 1530 Afternoon Tea break    
  Concurrent Session III    
1530 - 1730 Upper GI Symposium 3 Melvin LOOK, Hock Soon ONG, Ganesh RAMALINGAM  
1530 - 1550 Current Status of Thoracoscopic Oesophagectomy Andrew WONG  
1550 - 1610 Thoracoscopic Oesophagectomy - How I Do it Myint Oo AUNG  
1610 - 1630 Tips and Tricks in Thoracoscopic Oesophagectomy Jeremy TAN  
1630 - 1650 Robotics Ivor Lewis Oesophagectomy Technique Jaideep Raj RAO  
1700 - 1830 Upper GI Symposium 4 Khong Hee LIM, Raj Mohan NAMBIAR, Sing Shang NGOI  
1700 - 1720 Pancreatico Deudenectomy for Locally Advance Gastri Cancer - Has MIS Made a Difference Weng Hoong CHAN  
1720 - 1740 Role of Metastectomy in Advance Gastric Cancer Jimmy SO  
1740 - 1800 Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repair with Fundoplication - Mesh Vs No Mesh Kaushal SANGHVI  
1800 - 1820 How to Manage Recurrent GERD after Fundoplication Alvin ENG  
1830 - 1900 Pre-Dinner Cocktail    
1900 - 2100 Gala Dinner Madeline CHEE (Emcee), Zhongkai WANG (Emcee)  

Day 2: 15 November 2019

Time Topic Chairperson/Speaker  
0700 - 0730 Registration    
  Concurrent Session IV    
0800 - 1010 Upper GI Symposium 5 Lwin AUNG, Anton CHENG, Check Siang FOO  
0800 - 0820 GERD and Sleeve Gastrectomy - The Emerging Issues (Pathophysiology & Investigations) Yong Jin KIM  
0820 - 0840 Bariatric Surgery in Cirrhosis - Pushing the Envelope Lilian KOW  
0840 - 0900 Application of LIVAC in Abdominal Surgery Philip GAN  
0900 - 0920 MV Experience with Nissen Sleeve Nik Ritza Kosai NIK MAHMOOD  
0920 - 0940 Choosing a Sleeve Plus Procedure - When & Why Chih Kun HUANG  
0940 - 1000 Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty - New Kid on the Block Mohit BHANDARI  
1010 - 1040 Morning Tea break    
  Concurrent Session V    
1040 - 1230 Upper GI Symposium 6 Chin Hong LIM, Shanker PASUPATHY, Ganesh RAMALINGAM  
1040 - 1100 Metabolic Surgery in Low BMI Patients Chun Hai TAN  
1100 - 1120 Long Term Complications Following LRYBG Yong Jin KIM  
1120 - 1140 Strategizing Batriatri Surgery Beyond Diabetes Asim SHABBIR  
1140 - 1200 The Future of Robotic Bariatric Surgery in Asia Voraboot TAWEERUTCHANA  
1200 - 1220 Robotic Gastric Bypass - Tips and Tricks June LEE  
1230 - 1330 Lunch Symposium    
1230 - 1250 Dynamic Sphincter Augmentation - The Singapore Experience Asim SHABBIR  
1250 - 1310 Bariatric Surgery Trend in Malaysia, A Local Surgeon's Perspective Mustafa Mohammed Taher AL-KAFAGI  
  Concurrent Session VI    
1330 - 1510 Upper GI Symposium 7 Weng Hoong CHAN, Aaryan KOURA  
1330 - 1350 Abdominal Wall Hernia & Batriatric Surgery - How do We Manage Danson YEO  
1350 - 1410 Gastric Bypass - Current Gold Standard but Falling Star? Chih Kun HUANG  
1410 - 1430 One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass - Why All the Hype Mohit BHANDARI  
1430 - 1450 Did the Patients Fail the Procedure or Did the Procedure Fail the Patient Anton CHENG  
1450 - 1510 What Constitutes Failure or Success - Measuring Beyond the Scale Chin Hong LIM  
1510 - 1540 Afternoon Tea break    
  Concurrent Session VII    
1540 - 1700 Theatres of Bariatric Complications Jaideep Raj RAO, Assim SHABBIR  
 

Case Discussions by

Chin Hong LIM
Danson YEO
Eugene LIM

Panelists:
Mohit BHANDARI, Alvin ENG, Chih Kun HUANG, Yong Jin KIM,  Kaushal SANGHVI, Voraboot TAWEERUTCHANA
 
1700 - 1730 Closing Ceremony Tousif KABIR (Emcee)  
1700 - 1715 Awards Presentation    
1715 - 1730 Closing Remarks    
1900 - 2100 Facuty Dinner    
Free Paper Presentations

Day 1: 14 November 2019

Time Topic Chairperson/Speaker  
0700 - 0730 Registration    
0830 - 1030 Opening Ceremony & Plenary Lectures Zhongkai WANG (Emcee), Madeline CHEE (Emcee)  
0830 - 0845 Opening Speech Brian GOH, Jaideep RAO, Ahmed ANEEZ  
0845 - 0905 Plenary 1
Personal Journey With Minimally-Invasive Surgery: From Laparoscopic To Robotic Surgery
Chinnusamy PALANIVELU  
0905 - 0925 Plenary 2
Laparoscopic And Robotic Colorectal Surgery
Seon Hahn KIM  
0925 - 0945 Plenary 3
Personal Experience With Robotic Thyroid Surgery
Woong Youn CHUNG  
0945 - 1005 Establishing a Robotic Programme - How, What and With Whom?
Joseph NG  
1005 - 1025 AI, Big Data & Fake News in Robotic Surgery
Ahmed ANEEZ  
1025 - 1030 Group Photography    
1030 - 1100 Morning Tea break    
  Concurrent Session I    
1100 - 1230 Upper GI Free Paper  Oral Presentations 1 Chairpersons  
1100 - 1110 Factors Affecting Lymph Node Harvest in Minimally Invasive Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer    
1110 - 1120 Impact of Melanocortin 4 Receptor Genetic Variants on Short Term Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery in Multi-Ethnic Asian Adults with Obesity    
1120 - 1130 Short-Term and Long-Term Outcomes of Robotic, Laparoscopic and Open Radical Gastrectomy in Gastric Cancer: A Single-Center Retrospective Study    
1130 - 1140 Individuals with Monogenic Diabetes and Morbid Obesity Serendipitously Treated with Bariatric Surgery    
1140 - 1150 Long-Term Survival Comparison Between Robotic and Laparoscopic Gastrectomy in Gastric Cancer Patients    
1150 - 1200 Comparison of Short-Term Outcomes Between Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy and Thoracolaparoscopic Esophagectomy in Treating Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy: A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis    
1200 - 1210 Early Experience of Robotic Abdominal Surgery by an Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon    
1230 - 1330 Lunch Symposium    
  Concurrent Session II    
1330 - 1500 Upper GI Free Paper Oral and Video Presentations 2 Chairpersons  
1330 - 1340 Short-Term Outcomes of the First 100 Consecutive Cases of Reduced-Port (Three-Ports) Totally Robotic Distal Subtotal Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer: Comparison with Conventional Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery    
1340 - 1350 Endoscopy Guided Da Vinci® Robotic Full Thickness Local Gastric Resection with Sentinel Node Navigation Surgery for Early Gastric Cancer: A Pilot Feasibility Trial    
1350 - 1400 Small Bowel Diverticulum: A Rare Source of Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding    
1400 - 1410 Pending Video Title    
1410 - 1420 Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Approach to Bleeding Jejunal Diverticulum    
1420 - 1430 Robotic total Gastrectomy Under Flouresence Guidance    
1500 - 1530 Afternoon Tea break    
1530 - 1730 Concurrent Session III    
1700 - 1830 HepatoPancreatoBiliary Free Paper Oral Presentations 1 Ser Yee LEE  
1700 - 1710 Impact of First Assistant Surgeon Experience on the Perioperative Outcomes of Laparoscopic Hepatectomies: Experience at a University-affiliated Teaching Hospital    
1710 - 1720 Robotic Single Site Plus One Port Distal Pancreatectomy    
1720 - 1730 Safety and Feasibility of Robotic Major Hepatectomy for Novice Surgeons in Robotic Liver Surgery: A Prospective Multicenter Pilot Study    
1730 - 1740 Survival Advantage of Laparoscopic Versus Open Resection for Colorectal Liver Metastases: A Meta-Analysis of Individual Patient Data from Randomized and Propensity-Score-Matched Studies    
1740 - 1750 Robotic ICG Guided Hepatectomy Technique for Anatomical Liver Resection – Application and Early Results    
1750 - 1800 Robotic Major Liver Resections: Surgical Outcomes Compared with Open Major Liver Resections    
1830 - 1900 Pre-Dinner Cocktail    
1900 - 2100 Gala Dinner Madeline CHEE (Emcee), Zhongkai WANG (Emcee)  

Day 2: 15 November 2019

Time Topic Chairperson/Speaker  
0700 - 0730 Registration    
1010 - 1040 Concurrent Session IV    
1010 - 1040 Morning Tea break    
  Concurrent Session V    
1040 - 1230 Urology Free Paper Oral Presentations Allen SIM, Kenneth CHEN  
1040 - 1050 Near-Infrared Fluorescence Imaging Assisted Selective Artery Clamping in Robotic Partial Nephrectomy: A Bi-Directional Tumor Resection and Rennography Technique    
1050 - 1100 Maximal Periprostatic Anatomy Preservation in Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy (RALP): Initial Experience    
1100 - 1110 Extraperitoneal Single-Port Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy (espRARP): Initial Experience Using da Vinci Si System    
1110 - 1120 Robotic Perineal Radical Prostatectomy: Initial Experience with da Vinci Si Robotic System    
1120 - 1130 Single-Port Suprapubic Transvesical Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Technique and Outcomes    
1130 - 1140 Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy (RARP) Performed Via Transperitoneal and Extraperitoneal Approaches: Perioperative and Early Oncologic Outcomes from a Single Surgeon Experience    
1140 - 1150 Suture-Free Enucleation for Renal Mass with R.E.N.A.L Score Less Than 7    
1150 - 1200 Comparison of Peri-Operative and Oncological Outcomes for Robotic-Assisted and Laparoscopic Radical    
1200 - 1210 Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy in Renal Agenesis Patient    
1210 - 1220 Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy; Yonsei 10 Year Experience    
1230 - 1330 Lunch Symposium    
  Concurrent Session VI    
1330 - 1510 HepatoPancreatoBiliary Video Presentations Terence HUEY, Juinn Huar KAM, Kui Hin LIAU  
1330 - 1340 Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Right Hemi-Hepatectomy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma on Background of Liver Cirrhosis    
1340 - 1350 Laparoscopic Right Hepatectomy, Choledochectomy and Robotic Hepaticojejunostomy for Gallbladder Carcinoma    
1350 - 1400 Laparoscopic Posterior Radical Antegrade Modular Pancreatosplenectomy (RAMPS)    
1400 - 1410 Robotic Laparoscopic Transduodenal Ampullectomy for Ampullary Tumour    
1410 - 1420 Robot Single Plus One Port Pancreaticoduodenectomy    
1420 - 1430 Laparoscopic CBD Excision and Cholecystectomy and Roux En Y Hepaticojejunostomy    
1430 - 1440 Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration (CBDE) for Impacted CBD Stone    
1440 - 1450 Laparoscopic Right Hepatectomy With Diaphragm Resection for Giant 15cm Locally Advanced Multifocal Hepatocellular Carcinoma in a Cirrhotic Patient    
1450 - 1500 Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Completion Pancreatectomy for Recurrent IPMN after Previous Pancreaticoduodenectomy    
1500 - 1510 To be Confirmed    
1510 - 1540 Afternoon Tea break    
  Concurrent Session VII    
1540 - 1700 HepatoPancreatoBiliary Free Paper Presentations 2 Chin Li LEE, Vishal SHELAT, Jin Yao TEO  
1540 - 1550 Transition from Laparoscopic to Robotic Single Site Cholecystectomy    
1550 - 1600 Initial Experience of Minimally Invasive Pancreaticoduodenectomy    
1600 - 1610 A Single Institution Experience with Robotic and Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomies    
1610 - 1620 Minimally Invasive Pancreaticoduodenectomy for the Treatment of Pancreatic-Head and Periampullary Tumors    
1620 - 1630 Robotic Limited Local Resection of Duodenal Juxta-Ampullary Neoplasms    
1630 - 1640 Real-Word Evidence and Preliminary Experience of Laparoscopic Radical Resection of Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma: 32 Consecutive Patients in a Single Center    
1640 - 1650 Perioperative Outcomes of Standard 4-Port Laparoscopic, Single-Port Laparoscopic, Mini-Laparotomy, Needlescopic, and Open Cholecystectomy: A Network Meta-Analysis of 151 Randomized Controlled Trials Comprising 12,118 Patients    
1700 - 1730 Closing Ceremony Tousif KABIR (Emcee)  
1700 - 1715 Awards Presentation    
1715 - 1730 Closing Remarks    
1900 - 2100 Facuty Dinner    
Live Surgery
(Sat, 16 Nov 2019)

Day 3: 16 November 2019

Time Topic
0800 - 0820 Registration & Breakfast
0820 - 0830 Case Presentation
0830 - 1030 Live Surgery
1030 - 1100 Morning Tea break
1100 - 1230 Live Surgery (Cont')
Joint Obesity Symposium (Fri, 15 Nov 2019)

Day 2: 15 November 2019

Time Topic Chairperson/Speaker  
0730 - 0815 Registration    
0820 - 0850 Plenary Session June LEE, Kwang Wei THAM  
0820 – 0850 Plenary 1
Behind the Veil: The Truth about Bariatric Surgery
Chih-Kun HUANG  
0850 – 1000 Session II: Complications & Effects Of Bariatric Surgery – The Singapore Experience Phong Ching LEE, Anton CHENG  
0850 – 0900 Foot Drop after RYGB Deborah NG  
0900 – 0910 Porto-mesenteric Thrombosis after Bariatric Surgery Edwin Jiajing YANG  
0910 – 0920 Effect of Bariatric Surgery on NAFLD Chun Hai TAN  
0920 – 0930 Maternal and Fetal Outcomes of Asian Pregnancies after Bariatric Surgery Sajid MALIK  
0930 - 0940 Effect of Intra-gastric Balloon on Weight Reduction Tim TEO  
0940 – 0950 Pearls on Vitamin Deficiency Associated with Bariatric Surgery Kwang Wei THAM  
0950 – 1000 Q & A ALL  
1000 - 1030 Morning Tea break    
1030 – 1230 Session III: Challenging Clinical Case Scenarios
Topic Speakers Chairpersons  
1030 – 1100 The Ailing Kidney Undergoing Bariatric Surgery Jean-Paul KOVALIK
Lin WEN
Kwang Wei THAM, Hui Mei WONG  
1100 – 1130 The Super-obese Adolescent: Is Bariatric Surgery a Worthy Option? Jean Yin OH
Asim SHABBIR
Alvin ENG, Yung Seng LEE  
1130 – 1200 The Sleep-troubled Patient: Role of Bariatric Surgery Song Tar TOH
Adrian TOH
Sonali GANGULY, Mabel YUM  
1200 – 1230 The “Borderline” Diabetic Patient Phong Ching LEE
Jeremy TAN
Ester YEOH, Myint Oo AUNG  
1230 – 1330 Lunch
1330 – 1530 Session IV: Life After Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
Topic Speakers Chairpersons  
1330 – 1400 Lose it and Break it? Family and Relationship Issues Patrick PHOR
Janet CHANG
Maximillian CHEN, Serene WONG  
1400 – 1430 “I still have too much fat!”: Body Dysmorphia & Reconstructive Surgery Jeremy SUN
Henry LEW
Chun Hai TAN, Adrian TOH  
1430 – 1500 The Fainty Patient:
(i) Hypoglycemia
(ii) Autonomic Dysfunction
Ester YEOH
Amanda LIM
Abdul SHAKOOR, Wann Jia LOH  
1500 – 1530 Of Bones & Moans Ray LOH
Kwang Wei THAM
Marvin CHUA, Muhammad Jazimin Bin Haron  
1530 – 1545 Afternoon Tea break
1545 – 1657 Session V: Oral Presentations Baldwin YEUNG, Benjamin LAM, Cindy NG, Vicky CHAN  
1545 – 1557 Gastric Angioembolization for Treatment of Morbid Obesity Anton CHENG  
1557 – 1609 The First Year Experience of a New Bariatric Service in a Regional Centre in Singapore Man Yik FOO  
1609 – 1621 Predictive Factors of Weight Loss Post-Bariatric Surgery in Multi-ethnic Singapore Angela MOH  
1621 – 1633 Quality of Life of Obese Individuals and the Role of Bariatric Surgery in Singapore Adrian TOH  
1633 – 1645 Pre-operative Weight Loss via VLCD and Its Effect on Post-op Weight Loss Sarah TAN  
1645 – 1657 Effect of Bariatric Surgery on Glycemic Profiles in Multi-ethnic Obese Non-diabetic Asians Jun Liang TEH  
1657 END OF SESSIONS
1700 – 1730 CLOSING CEREMONY Tousif KABIR (Emcee)