AATS/STS General Thoracic Surgery Symposium:
Interdisciplinary Patient-Centered Care: It Takes a Team

Sunday, April 29, 2018 | 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM

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Course Chair*Stephen C. Yang, Johns Hopkins Hospital

7:30 am – 7:40 AM Welcome and Introduction *Stephen C. Yang, Johns Hopkins Hospital


Session 1: Lung

Moderator: *Haiquan Chen, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center

7:40 AM - 8:00 AM  AJCC Eighth Edition Staging Changes for NSCLC
*Harvey I. Pass, New York University
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM Still Dreaming About Screening? Obstacles in Lung Cancer Screening
*Doug Wood, University of Washington
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM Immunotherapy Update for NSCLC:  Truths and Alternative Facts
*Jessica S. Donington, New York University 
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Surgery for Oligomets NSCLC: When is Resection Indicated?
*John D. Mitchell, University of Colorado 
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM Small Cell Lung Cancer: Pushing the Surgical Role
*Stephen C. Yang, Johns Hopkins Hospital
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Chemo, Bemp, Remo, Ablato: Options for Pulmonary Metastases
*Joe B. Putnam, Baptis M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
9:15 AM – 9:45 AM Panel Discussion
*Haiquan Chen, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM Coffee Break

Session 2: Esophagus

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM AJCC Eighth Edition Staging Changes for Esophageal Cancer
*Sudish C. Murthy, Cleveland Clinic
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM Clash of the Titans II: Definitive Chemo Rads vs. Surgery for Squamous Cell Carinoma
*Wayne L. Hofstetter, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
*Anthony E. Lerut, University Hospital Leuvern
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Non-Functioning Gastric Tubes / Gastric Outlet Obstruction
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Paraconduit Hernias
*Benny Weksler, University of Tennesse
11:15 AM - 11:30 PM  Panel Discussion
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Legends Luncheon
*Mark B. Orringer, University of Michigan

Session 3: ERAS and Interdisciplinary Care in General Thoracic Surgery: It Takes a Team 

Moderator: Emily Kluck, Johns Hopkins Hospital, *David C. Rice, Anderson Cancer Center

12:40 PM - 12:45 PM Introduction of ERAS
12:45 PM - 1:00 PM After the Inicision is Healed: Patient Advocacy and Survivorship Education
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM Optimizing the Geriatric Patient: How to Screen for Frailty
*Mark K. Ferguson, University of Chicago
1:15 PM - 1:30 PM Perioperative Pain Management in the Anti-Narcotic Era
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM Intraoperative Anesthetic Strategies in Thoracic Surgery
David Amar, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM At the Crossroads of Dogma and Data: Compromising on Pathways for Drains, Feedings and Tubes
Emily Kluck, Johns Hopkins Hospital
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM The Patient's Voice:  PROs and Survivorship
*Benjamin D. Kozower, Washington University
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM  Panel Discussion

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