Programme

 

26 January 2019, Saturday
Postgraduate Education Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital
    Speaker MC / Moderator
07:45 - 08:00
Registration
08:00 - 08:10
Openning & Welcome Ceremony Andrew van Hasselt Calvin Lai/
Fiona Wong
08:10 - 08:30
Updates on ATA Guideline - Impact on Transoral Thyroid Surgery
Xina Lo Ng Siu Kwan/
Li Hok Nam
08:30 - 08:50
Principle of Thyroidectomy Techniques
Shirley Liu
08:50 - 09:10 The Quest for a Reliable Surgical Landmark of External Laryngeal Branch of Superior Laryngeal Nerve in Thyroid Surgery
Ng Siu Kwan Brain Lang/
Hoon-Yub Kim
09:10 - 09:30 Keynote
Expert Tips to Prevent and Handle Complications in Transoral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Vestibular Approach (TOETVA)
Angkoon Anuwong
09:30 - 09:50 Keynote
Transoral Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery in the USA: Where are We and Where are We Going?

Ralph Tufano

09:50 - 10:05
Coffee Break
10:05 - 10:25 Updated Evidence on Transoral Thyroidectomy Li Hok Nam Yoon Woo Koh/
Woojin Cho
10:25 - 10:45 Keynote
Intraoperative Neuro-monitoring in Transoral Thyroidectomy
Kyung Tae
10:45 - 11:05 Keynote
Transoral Robotic Thyroidectomy
Hoon-Yub Kim
11:05 - 11:25 Keynote
Early Experiences of DaVinci SP Single Port Thyroidectomy: Is it really Game Changer
Yoon Woo Koh Enders Ng/
Alexander Vlantis
11:25 - 11:45 Keynote
Role of HIFU in the Treatment of Benign Thyroid Nodules
Brian Lang
11:45 - 12:05 Keynote
RF Ablation of Thyroid Nodules : Does it Really Work?
Woojin Cho
12:05 - 13:05 Live Surgery Demonstration
1. Transoral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Vestibular Approach using 4K UltraHD Endoscope

Angkoon Anuwong

Kyung Tae/
Shirley Liu

13:05 - 13:45
Lunch
13:45 - 14:05 Identification and Preservation of Parathyroid in Thyroidectomy and Central Neck Dissection Alexander Vlantis Raymon Grogan/
Xina Lo
14:05 - 14:25 Keynote
Innovations in Parathyroidectomy: Expanding Indications for the Transoral Vestibular Approach
Raymon Grogan
14:25 - 14:45 Keynote
Transoral Thyroidectomy with Central Neck Lymph Node Dissection for PTC: Indications and Techniques
Young Jun Chai
  Coffee Break
14:45 - 17:30 Live Surgery Demonstration
2. Transoral Robotic Thyroidectomy Using da Vinci Xi System

Hoon-Yub Kim

Ralph Tufano/
Young Jun Chai
Evening
Gala Dinner

 

 

 

 

27 January 2019, Sunday
Lower Ground, Choh-Ming Li Basic Medical Sciences Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

Cadaveric Group   Cadaveric + Ultrasound Group
Highlights of Cadaveric Dissection   Highlights of USG Hands-on
  1. Anatomy of Transoral Approach
2. Transoral Thyroidectomy – Surgical Steps of TOETVA
3. Port Insertion, Space Creation
4. How to Identify RLN
5. How to Preserve PTG
6. Transoral Central Neck Dissection
7. Wound Closure, Drainless
8. Mental Nerve Anatomy Dissection
   

1. H&N / Thyroid USG Anatomy
2. USG guided FNAC / Core Biopsy
3. USG Radiofrequency Ablation
4. USG Ethanol Injection
5. Echotherapy HIFU
6. Hands on Experience with Stations

  • 1 USG Anatomy with student
  • 1 USG FNAC/core Biopsy
  • 1 USG RFA/EI
  • Echotherapy HIFU

 

Cadaveric Group

Moderator
Peter Chan

Table instructors
Angkoon Anuwong, Hoon-Yub Kim, Kyung Tae, Ralph Tufano, Yoon Woo Koh, Raymon Grogan, Young Jun Chai, Li Hok Nam, Shirley Liu, Xina Lo, Peter Chan, Kai Pun Wong, Eric Lau

07:45 - 08:00
Registration & Welcome Remarks
08:00 - 08:30
Lecture: Steps on Transoral Thyroidectomy TOETVA    
08:30 - 09:00 Cadaver Demonstration    
09:00 - 09:15
Coffee Break
09:15 - 12:00 Participants Dissection (Port Insertion, Space Creation, Endoscopic Transoral Hemithyroidectomy, Preservation of RLN/PTG, Central Neck Dissection)    
12:00 - 12:45
Lunch
12:45 - 14:45 Participants Dissection    
14:00 - 14:15 Steps on Transoral Central Neck Dissection    
14:15 - 14:30 Mental Nerve Anatomy Dissection    
14:30 - 14:45 TORT Step-by-Step Video Demonstration    
14:45 - 15:00 Coffee Break
14:30 - 15:00 Registration for USG hands on    
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Cadaveric + Ultrasound Group

    Speaker Moderator
15:00 - 15:15 Head & Neck / Thyroid USG Anatomy Chu Chi Yeung John Lee/
Fiona Wong
15:15 - 15:30 USG guided FNAC / Core Biopsy Alvin Wan
15:30 - 15:45 USG Radiofrequency Ablation Woojin Cho
15:45 - 16:00 USG Ethanol Injection Woojin Cho
16:00 - 16:15 Echotherapy HIFU Calvin Lai
16:15 - 17:30 Hands on experience with Stations    
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