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AATS/STS General Thoracic Surgery Symposium:
Thoracic Surgery 2017 - State of the Art

Sunday, April 30, 2017 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Course Chair: *Seth D. Force, Emory University
Course Co-Chair: *Moishe Liberman, Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal
8:00 AM - 8:10 AM Welcome and Introduction
Lung Cancer: Solitary Pulmonary Nodule and Screening
8:10 AM - 8:25 AM Setting up a Lung Cancer Screening Program - Team coordination & Financial Aspects
Betty C. Tong, Duke University
8:25 AM - 8:40 AM Lung Cancer Screening: Who Gets Followed, Who Does the Following and For How Long?
*Michael T. Jaklitsch, Brigham & Women's Hospital
8:40 AM - 8:55 AM Management of Screen-Detected Lesions: GGO, Sub-Solid, Part-Solid
*Frank C. Detterbeck, Yale Unversity
8:55 AM - 9:10 AM Diagnostic Modality Options for Suspicious Lesions
*Kazuhiro Yasufuku, University of Toronto
9:10 AM - 9:25 AM When are EBUS or Mediastinoscopy Needed? What Is the Data for Their Use?
*Felix G. Fernandez, Emory University
9:25 AM - 9:45 AM Panel Discussion
9:45 AM - 10:05 AM Coffee Break
Lung Cancer: Controversial and High Risk Patients with Lung Cancer
10:05 AM - 10:20 AM How do we Define “Physiological High Risk”, Regardless of Stage?
*Mark K. Ferguson, University of Chicago
10:20 AM - 10:35 AM Evidence supported Use of Sublobar Resection, MITS, Brachytherapy
*Nasser K. Altorki, New York Hospital-Cornell University
10:35 AM - 10:50 AM Where is the State of The Science for: SBRT Versus Resection In Clinical Stage I?
*Hiran C. Fernando, Boston Medical Center
10:50 AM - 11:05 AM What is the Surgeons Role in SBRT and Where are the Gaps in Practice?
*Daniel J. Boffa, Yale Unversity
11:05 AM - 11:20 AM Surgery is Never Indicated for Patients with N2 Disease: Con
*Gail E. Darling, Toronto General Hospital
11:20 AM - 11:40 AM Surgery is Never Indicated for Patients with N2 Disease: Pro
*Garrett L. Walsh, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Legends Luncheon
*Valerie W. Rusch, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Mediastinum and Pleura
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM Surgery in “Exceptional” Myasthenia Patients: Elderly, Obese, Ocular-Only, Etc.
1:15 PM - 1:30 PM Evidence Based Claims for “Best Thymectomy” for Myasthenia Gravis
*Joshua R. Sonett, Columbia University
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM Evolved Management of the Anterior Mediastinal Mass: Best Practices
*James Huang, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM Surgery, Plus… in “Exceptional” Thymoma Patients: Neoadjuvant, Adjuvant, Stage IV
*Cameron D. Wright, Massachusetts General Hospital
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM Evidence Review of Best Strategy for Classic Presentation of Malignant Mesothelioma
*Raja M. Flores, Mount Sinai Medical Center
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM Best Intervention Algorithm for Malignant Pleural Effusion
*Joe B. Putnam, Baptist M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
2:30 PM - 2:50 PM Panel Discussion
2:50 PM - 3:10 PM Coffee Break
3:10 PM - 3:25 PM Exploring the Limits of Esophageal-Sparing Therapy for HGD and T1a Adenocarcinoma
*Tom J. Watson, MedStar Washington
3:25 PM - 3:40 PM Evidence Supporting the Decision to Use Induction Therapy: When and Which Strategy?
*Andrew C. Chang, University of Michigan
3:40 PM - 3:55 PM Stage III Cancer: Who Is and Who Is Not a Candidate for Trimodality Therapy
*Wayne L. Hofstetter, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
3:55 PM - 4:10 PM Best Surgical Approach: MIE vs THE vs Ivor Lewis
*Sudish C. Murthy, Cleveland Clinic
4:10 PM - 4:25 PM Achalasia Primer: High Res Manometry, Endo-FLIP, POEM
*Steven R. DeMeester, Oregon Clinic
4:25 PM - 4:40 PM Surgery for Complex Patients with Achalasia: Recurrent symptoms, Megaesophagus, Obese Patient, Elderly Patient
Christpher R. Morse, Massachusetts General Hospital
4:40 PM - 5:00 PM Panel Discussion
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