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Contemporary Management Pediatric Surgery Update Series

Aired on 9.18.2013
$49.00
Contemporary Management Pediatric Surgery Update Series

This virtual, live, symposium is designed to provide participants with an update on key concepts in pediatric surgery that are relevant for maintenance of certification. This is the first course in a series that will ultimately cover most relevant topics in pediatric surgery over a two year curriculum. The format will be case presentations presented by key opinion leaders from around the world with audience and faculty interaction, discussion, polling, and debate. The key points covered will be evidence based.

Description

We have an ambitious goal with this course which will bring together the world leaders in pediatric surgery from key institutions in the field.  This format and series will allow them to go through core competencies touching on all relevant concepts and controversies.  We will feature world experts in their respective fields as they discuss, disagree and come to a consensus on the optimal treatments for various conditions.

Directors & Faculty

Directors

Todd Ponsky, MD

Dr. Ponsky is a Professor of Surgery, and the Director of Clinical Growth and Transformation at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, He is also a consultant pediatric surgeon at Akron Children’s Hospital.  

George "Whit" Holcomb, MD

Whit Holcomb is Surgeon-in Chief and Director of the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.


Additional Faculty

Pablo Laje, MD

Attending Surgeon Assistant Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Marcelo Martinez-Ferro

Dr. Martinez-Ferro is the surgeon-in-chief at The Fundacion Hospitalaria Children´s Hospital. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Gloria Gonzalez, MD

Pediatric Oncology Surgeon at the Luis Calvo Mackenna Children's Hospital and Clinica Las Condes Medical Center. Santiago, Chile.

Aaron Garrison, MD

Pediatric Surgeon at Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Daniel von Allmen, MD

Surgeon-in-Chief; Lester W. Martin Chair of Pediatric Surgery
Senior Vice President, Surgical Services

Peter Mattei, MD

General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Jose Prince, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Hofstra NS-LIJ School of Medicine. Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York.

Gordon MacKinlay, MD

Consultant surgeon and Past President of the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Oliver Soldes

Pediatric Surgeon, Akron Children's Hospital, Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). Akron, Ohio.

Robert Parry, M.D.

Director of Pediatric Surgery, Akron Children's Hospital, Associate Professor of Surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), Akron, Ohio.

Danielle Walsh

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Brody School of Medicine East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Tim Kane

Chief of General and Thoracic Surgery at Children's National Medical Center, Washington D.C.

Anthony Sandler, MD

Senior Vice President, and Chief of Surgery, Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Center for Surgical Care and The Diane and Norman Bernstein Professor of Pediatric Surgery, George Washington University. Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

John Crow, MD

Chairman, Department of Surgery, Akron Children's Hospital. Professor of Clinical Surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). Akron, Ohio.

Jacob Langer, M.D.

Professor of Surgery at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

Agenda

9:00 am - 9:10 am
Introduction
9:10 am - 9:55 am
Management of Appendicitis
9:55 am - 10:40 am
Esophageal Atresia
10:40 am - 10:50 am
Break
10:50 am - 11:35 am
Lumps and Bumps
What to do next?
11:35 am - 12:20 pm
Malrotation
Management of Malrotation Tips and Tricks
12:20 pm - 12:40 pm
Break
12:40 pm - 1:25 pm
Management of Hernia
Discussion of hernia management techniques through different access
1:25 pm - 2:10 pm
Abdominal Wall Defects
Management and Diagnosis
2:10 pm - 2:55 pm
Hirschprung's Disease
Exploration of Current Treatments and Management
2:55 pm - 3:05 pm
Break
3:05 pm - 3:50 pm
NEC
3:50 pm - 4:35 pm
GERD
4:35 pm - 5:00 pm
Closing remarks
Times are tentative and will be disbursed throughout the show as always.

Topics Covered

  • Appendicitis
  • Esophageal Atresia
  • Hernia Controversies
  • Malrotation
  • Lumps and Bumps
  • Abdominal Wall Defects
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux

Objectives

  1. Recognize various treatment options for appendicitis and diagnostic nuances
  2. Apply knowledge of NEC to improve early recognition and management
  3. Describe Hernia types and treatment options
  4. Apply principals of surgery to esophageal atresia repair
  5. Describe treatment options for malrotation
  6. Review common congenital malformations and their treatment options
  7. Identify various lumps and bumps and their respective treatments
  8. Describe various types of abdominal wall defects and their current management
  9. Define how to handle pilonidal disease and other soft tissue infections

Accreditation Statement