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International Evidence-Based Guidelines on Minimally Invasive Pancreas Resection (IG-MIPR)

Monday-Tuesday, March 18-19, 2019
Eden Roc Hotel, Miami Beach Florida

About Event

 Overview

This symposium will provide a comprehensive update on the latest developments in the fast-growing field of orthopedic sports medicine. The educational activity will focus on surgical interventions, innovative surgical techniques as well as address recent surgical controversies. Other topics of interest include improving athletic performance, along with recovery and prevention of future injuries. Clinical conditions and injuries of the shoulder, elbow, hand, knee, hip and foot and ankle will be presented. ​

Chairs​
John Uribe, M.D., Gautman P. Yagnik, M.D. 

Co-Chairs​
Luis Vargas, M.D. and Derek Papp, M.D. ​​​​​​

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Topics this year.

Topics This Year

Topics this year.

Who Should Attend

  • Sports Medicine Orthopedists
  • Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Emergency Medical Responders
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Muskuloskeletal Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Ortho Fellows
  • Pediatric Orthopedists
  • Physiatrists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physician Assistants
Sponsorship & Exhibit Information

Sponsorship & Exhibit Information

On behalf of the symposium directors and the Baptist Health Continuing Medical Education Department we are pleased to invite you and your company to participate as a sponsor and exhibitor at our upcoming event.

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International Attendees

International Attendees

Baptist Health South Florida is pleased to extend a discount to International Healthcare Professionals. Availability of this discount is limited.

Upcoming Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

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Agenda

07:15 AM

Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

07:45 AM

Welcome and Introductions

Welcome and Introductions

07:55 AM

SESSION I: Left Pancreas

SESSION I: Left Pancreas

08:00 AM

PICO Questions: 1-6

1. Should MIS left pancreatectomy versus open left pancreatectomy be used (regardless of indications)?
2. Should MIS left pancreatectomy versus open left pancreatectomy be used for treatment of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma?
3. Should MIS left pancreatectomy versus open left pancreatectomy be used for treatment of left-sided pancreatic adenocarcinoma with vascular resection?
4a. Should staples versus another type of closure be used for stump closure in MIS left pancreatectomy?
4b. Should staple-line reinforcement versus no reinforcement be used for stump closure in MIS left pancreatectomy when a stapler is used?
5. Should MIS spleen-preserving left pancreatectomy versus open spleen-preserving left pancreatectomy be used?
6. Should laparoscopic left pancreatectomy versus robotic left pancreatectomy be used for treatment of left-sided pancreatic lesions?​​

PICO Questions: 1-6
1. Should MIS left pancreatectomy versus open left pancreatectomy be used (regardless of indications)?
2. Should MIS left pancreatectomy versus open left pancreatectomy be used for treatment of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma?
3. Should MIS left pancreatectomy versus open left pancreatectomy be used for treatment of left-sided pancreatic adenocarcinoma with vascular resection?
4a. Should staples versus another type of closure be used for stump closure in MIS left pancreatectomy?
4b. Should staple-line reinforcement versus no reinforcement be used for stump closure in MIS left pancreatectomy when a stapler is used?
5. Should MIS spleen-preserving left pancreatectomy versus open spleen-preserving left pancreatectomy be used?
6. Should laparoscopic left pancreatectomy versus robotic left pancreatectomy be used for treatment of left-sided pancreatic lesions?​​

09:45 AM

Panel Discussion with Audience Response

Panel Discussion with Audience Response

09:55 AM

SESSION II: Central Pancreas

SESSION II: Central Pancreas

10:15 AM

PICO Question 7:

​​Should​ MIS central pancreatectomy versus open central pancreatectomy be used?​

PICO Question 7:

​​Should​ MIS central pancreatectomy versus open central pancreatectomy be used?​

10:30 AM

Panel Discussion with Audience Response

Panel Discussion with Audience Response

11:00 AM

Break and Visit Exhibits

Break and Visit Exhibits

11:25 AM

SESSION III: Head of Pancreas

SESSION III: Head of Pancreas

11:30 AM

PICO Questions: 8-12

8. Should MIS pancreatoduodenectomy versus open pancreatoduodenectomy be used (regardless of indications)?
9. Should MIS pancreatoduodenectomy versus open pancreatoduodenectomy be used for treatment of peri-ampullary adenocarcinoma and pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma?
10. Should MIS pancreatoduodenectomy versus open pancreatoduodenectomy be used for treatment of pancreatic head adenocarcinoma after neoadjuvant therapy?
11. Should MIS pancreatoduodenectomy versus open pancreatoduodenectomy be used for treatment of pancreatic head ductal adenocarcinoma requiring vascular resection?
12. Should laparoscopic pancreatoduodenectomy versus robotic pancreatoduodenectomy be used for treatment of pancreatic head lesions?​

PICO Questions: 8-12
8. Should MIS pancreatoduodenectomy versus open pancreatoduodenectomy be used (regardless of indications)?
9. Should MIS pancreatoduodenectomy versus open pancreatoduodenectomy be used for treatment of peri-ampullary adenocarcinoma and pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma?
10. Should MIS pancreatoduodenectomy versus open pancreatoduodenectomy be used for treatment of pancreatic head adenocarcinoma after neoadjuvant therapy?
11. Should MIS pancreatoduodenectomy versus open pancreatoduodenectomy be used for treatment of pancreatic head ductal adenocarcinoma requiring vascular resection?
12. Should laparoscopic pancreatoduodenectomy versus robotic pancreatoduodenectomy be used for treatment of pancreatic head lesions?​

12:15 PM

Panel Discussion with Audience Response

Panel Discussion with Audience Response

12:45 PM

Lunch and Learn

Lunch and Learn

01:10 PM

From the OR to the Kitchen

​Michael Zinner, M.D.​

From the OR to the Kitchen

​Michael Zinner, M.D.​

01:40 PM

SESSION I: Patients

SESSION I: Patients

01:45 PM

Non-PICO Questions: 13-14

13. Are there contraindications for MIPR with regard to patient age, obesity, complex prior abdominal operations, etc.?
14. Does MIPR offer advantages over open approach for patients with elevated comorbidity index?

Non-PICO Questions: 13-14
13. Are there contraindications for MIPR with regard to patient age, obesity, complex prior abdominal operations, etc.?
14. Does MIPR offer advantages over open approach for patients with elevated comorbidity index?

02:05 PM

Panel Discussion with Audience Response

Panel Discussion with Audience Response

02:20 PM

SESSION II: Technique

SESSION II: Technique

02:25 PM

Non-PICO Questions: 15-16

15. Optimal techniques for control of hemorrhage during MIPR? (Delphi)
16. When should a s​urgeon consider conversion to an open approach (contributing factors and timing of conversion)? (Delphi)​

Non-PICO Questions: 15-16
15. Optimal techniques for control of hemorrhage during MIPR? (Delphi)
16. When should a s​urgeon consider conversion to an open approach (contributing factors and timing of conversion)? (Delphi)​

02:45 PM

Panel Discussion with Audience Response

Panel Discussion with Audience Response

03:15 PM

Adjourn

Adjourn

07:30 AM

Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

07:55 AM

Welcome and Introductions

Welcome and Introductions

08:00 AM

SESSION III: Training and Implementation

SESSION III: Training and Implementation

08:00 AM

Non-PICO - Surgeon Factors: Questions: 17-19

17. What is the value of formal HPB and MIS training in MIPR? (Delphi)
18. Does surgeon volume affect outcomes after MIPR? 
19. Are there recommended prerequisites for surgeons embarking on laparoscopic or robotic MIPS? Should the presence of a second surgeon be required during the early learning curve? (access difficulty score) (Delphi)

Non-PICO - Surgeon Factors: Questions: 17-19
17. What is the value of formal HPB and MIS training in MIPR? (Delphi)
18. Does surgeon volume affect outcomes after MIPR? 
19. Are there recommended prerequisites for surgeons embarking on laparoscopic or robotic MIPS? Should the presence of a second surgeon be required during the early learning curve? (access difficulty score) (Delphi)

08:30 AM

Panel Discussion with Audience Response

Panel Discussion with Audience Response

09:00 AM

Non-PICO - Hospital Setting: Questions: 20-21

20. Does center volume affect outcomes of MIPR? 
21. What are essential requirements for an MIPR program? (Delphi)

Non-PICO - Hospital Setting: Questions: 20-21
20. Does center volume affect outcomes of MIPR? 
21. What are essential requirements for an MIPR program? (Delphi)

09:20 AM

Panel Discussion with Audience Response

Panel Discussion with Audience Response

09:40 AM

SESSION IV: Instrumentation

SESSION IV: Instrumentation

09:40 AM

Non-PICO Questions: 22-24

22. Is there any advantage for 3D, 4K visualization for MIPR (PD/DP)? (Delphi)
23. Energy devices: Safety? Advantages? Tricks and tips. (Delphi)
24. Is there a need to develop new instrumentation for MIPR?

Non-PICO Questions: 22-24
22. Is there any advantage for 3D, 4K visualization for MIPR (PD/DP)? (Delphi)
23. Energy devices: Safety? Advantages? Tricks and tips. (Delphi)
24. Is there a need to develop new instrumentation for MIPR?

10:10 AM

Break

Break

10:40 AM

Panel Discussion with Audience Response

Panel Discussion with Audience Response

11:10 AM

SESSION V: Accountability

SESSION V: Accountability

11:10 AM

Non-PICO Questions: 25-27

25. What is the value and current status of registries for MIPR? (Delphi)
26. For MIPR PD, should it be mandatory to: (Delphi) 
○ Follow outcomes?
○ Belong to a registry?
27. What should be the role of surgical societies in the development and implementation of MIPR? (Delphi)

Non-PICO Questions: 25-27

11:40 AM

Panel Discussion with Audience Response

Panel Discussion with Audience Response

12:10 PM

Validation Committee Report

Validation Committee Report

12:40 PM

Lunch (working lunch for steering committee)

Lunch (working lunch for steering committee)

12:40 PM

SESSION VI: Recommendations

SESSION VI: Recommendations

02:00 PM

Review and Vote on the Guidelines

Review and Vote on the Guidelines

04:00 PM

Adjourn

Adjourn
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Registration

Registration Fees

2019 Rates
Physicians $150
Other Healthcare Professionals $95*
Baptist Health Employees $70
Fellows/Residents $70**​

International Attendees​

​Registration fee includes Continental Breakfast, Breaks and Lunch on Monday and Tuesday.

**Registration must be accompanied by a letter from the Fellowship/Residency Director.


The following options are available to expedite your symposium registrations:

Mail registration with check payment only to
Baptist Health CME Department,
8900 North Kendall Drive,
Miami, Florida 33176.

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Guest Attendance Policy

All symposium activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibit hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered symposium attendees. Non-registered guests (including children, family members, colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in the symposium areas. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.

  

 In consideration of the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact us to determine your special service requirements.​

 

Cancelation Policy
Changes may occur that are beyond our control. In the unforeseen event the symposium is canceled, Baptist Health will refund attendees the entire amount of their registration fees. If you are traveling from outside of the area, we strongly suggest purchasing travel insurance.

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Location & Accommodations

Location & Accommodations

First settled in 1825, Coconut Grove has attracted travelers and artists for centuries with its welcoming climate and vibrant cultural amenities. Begin your artful journey of this eclectic neighborhood at The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove with its own deep hues of creative expression.

Set on four acres of lushly-landscaped gardens in the heart of Coconut Grove, The Ritz-Carlton is also just minutes from first-class shopping, exciting night life, fine restaurants, area attractions and iconic beaches drawing visitors into this quintessential Miami experience.

Make your online hotel reservation now by going to hotel link here​ or calling 800-542-8680. When calling, mention BHSF to receive the special group rate of $299, plus applicable taxes. Group rates will be honored through Friday, March 22, 2021.  

For additional tourist information, including a host of annual art festivals and events, please visit miamiandbeaches.com​.

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To expedite your request, you can contact us directly by phone at 78​6-596-2398.

You may also mail your request to:

Continuing Medical Education Department
Baptist Health South Florida​
8900 N. Kendall Drive​
Miami, Florida 33176

 

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