4th International Workshop on POEM & Advanced Endoscopy

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The Division of General Surgery (Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery) is organizing the 4th International Workshop on POEM & Advanced Endoscopy in Advanced Surgery Training Centre, National University Hospital on 26-27 May 2020.

 

POEM (Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy) is an endoscopic procedure used to treat swallowing disorders, most commonly for Achalasia. POEM is a relatively new procedure that uses endoscopic technology and stands for Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy. This is an in-patient procedure and can take between one to three hours to complete.

 

This workshop will provide an update on the latest treatment of achalasia, incorporating the role and evidence for POEM. This hands-on workshop will provide practical, in-depth information around the set-up and technique of POEM, which includes a dry lab simulated session as well as on live porcine models, demonstration of the procedure. Participants will also benefit from the expert international faculty, Professor Haruhiro INOUE and Professor PingHong ZHOU.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Hands-on Practice (Wet & Dry Lab)

  • Live Procedure

  • POEM (Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy)

  • Endoscopic Submucosal Tumour Excision

  • Endoscopic Full Thickness Resection (EFTR)

  • Anti-Reflux Mucosectomy / Ablation

COURSE DIRECTOR:

Professor Jimmy So,

Course Director

Head & Senior Consultant,

Division of Surgical Oncology,

National University Cancer Institute Singapore (NCIS)

Director and Senior Consultant,

Division of General Surgery (Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery),

University Surgical Cluster,

National University Hospital (NUH),

Singapore

FACULTY:

Professor Haruhiro Inoue,

International Faculty

Digestive Diseases Center,
Showa University Koto-Toyosu Hospital,
Japan

Professor Pinghong Zhou,

International Faculty

Zhongshan Hospital,
Fudan University,
China

Professor Lawrence Ho,

Local Faculty

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology,
National University Hospital,
Singapore

PROGRAMME:

Day 1 - TBC

08:00hrs - 18:00hrs

Day 2 - TBC

07:45hrs - 12:30hrs

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:

Dr. Guowei Kim

Consultant,
Division of General Surgery (Upper Gastrointestinal),
Department of Surgery,

University Surgical Cluster,
National University Hospital,

Singapore

Dr. Junliang Teh

Associate Consultant,
Department of General Surgery,

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital,
Jurong Health Campus,

Singapore

Christine Lim

Clinical Research Coordinator,
Department of Surgery (Upper GI),
National University of Singapore,

Singapore

Corissa Chee

Clinical Research Coordinator,
Department of Surgery (Upper GI),
National University of Si
ngapore,

Singapore

Aileen Pang

Clinical Research Coordinator,
Department of Surgery (Upper GI),
National University of Si
ngapore,

Singapore

Xinyi Chan

Clinical Research Coordinator,
Department of Surgery (Upper GI),
National University of Si
ngapore,

Singapore

SPONSORS:

ORGANIZED BY:

National University Hospital, NUH

NUHS Tower Block Level 8,
Department of Surgery

1E Kent Ridge Road,

Singapore 119228

Email:
Corissa Chee -
surccyj@nus.edu.sg

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