*pending final confirmation from the faculty

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

7:55 – 8:00 Opening remarksHiroyuki Oizumi, Japan

Session 1: Sublobar resection: Indications

8:00 – 8:10 State of the art – Alex Brunelli, Leeds, UK

8:10 – 8:20 For GGOs and Solid tumors – Kenji Suzuki, Japan

8:20 – 8:30 Multifocal NSCLC: how to deal with ? – Alan Sihoe, China

8:30 – 8:40 Lymph node dissection for GGOs: should we do it ? – Dominique Gossot, France

8:40 – 8:50 Concept of JCOG0802 – Hisao Asamura, Japan

8:50 – 9:00 Discussion

9:00 – 9:15 Lecture: SLR: current evidence and future challenges – Christopher Cao, Australia

Anatomy and planning

9:15 – 9:25 Lecture: Understanding the nomenclature of lung segments – HIsashi Iwata, Japan

9:25 – 9:35 Controversies on segment nomenclature – Takashi Arai, Japan

9:35 – 9:45 Anatomical basis and planning of segmentectomy – Takashi Arai, Japan

9:45 – 9:50 Discussion of these 2 topics

9:50 – 10:00 Classification of Bronchovascular Branching from 3DCT – Kimihiro Shimizu, Japan

10:00 – 10:13 Lung physiology after segmentectomy – Hiroaki Nomori, Japan

10:13 – 10:19 3D modeling – Liang Chen, China

10:19 – 10:25 3D printing – Shanda Blackmon, USA

10:25 – 10:30 Discussion of these 2 last topics

Break – 10:30 – 11:00

Session 2: Approaches to Segmentectomy

How I do it

11:00 – 11:10 Hybrid – Yoshihiro Miyata, Japan

11:10 – 11:20 Multiportal VATS – Agathe Seguin, France

11:20 – 11:30 Uniportal VATS – Diego Gonzalez Rivas, Spain

11:30 – 11:40 Needlescopic VATS – Huan-Jang Ko, Taiwan

Controversies

11:40 – 11:46 Multiportal versus Uniportal – Synthesis Lijie Tan, China

11:46 – 11:52 RATS vs VATS: why I favor RATS – Hyun Koo Kim, Korea

11:52 – 11:58 RATS vs VATS: why I favor VATS – Dominique Gossot, France

11:58 – 12:05 RATS vs VATS – Synthesis: Christopher Cao, Australia

12:05 – 12:15 Discussion

Sponsor Seminar – 12:15 – 14:00

Session 3: How to manage Intersegmental Plane (1): Identification

14:00 – 14:10 Inflation deflation Line – Liang Chen, China

14:10 – 14:20 Use of ICG, Systemic – Mingyon Mun, Japan  

14:20 – 14:30 Use of ICG, Transbronchial – Yasuo Sekine, Japan

14:30 – 14:40 Intersegmental vein – Hiroyuki Oizumi, Japan

14:40 – 14:50 Discussion

Session 4: How to manage Intersegmental Plane (2) : Division

14:50 – 15:00 Electrocautery – Yoshihiro Miyata, Japan

15:00 – 15:10 Stapler – Tadasu Kohno, Japan

15:10 – 15:20 Consequences of stapling – Agathe Seguin, France

15:20 – 15:30 Blunt dissection – Taiji Terada, Japan

15:30 – 15:40 Discussion

Break – 15:40 – 16:10

Session 5: How to manage air leakage during and after operation?

16:10 – 16:20 Japanese style – Takeshi Mori, Japan

16:20 – 16:30 European style – René Petersen, Denmark

16:30 – 16:40 Chinese style – Alan D Sihoe, China

16:40 – 16:50 Discussion

Session 6: Clinical cases

16:50 – 17:00 Clinical case 1 – Yamagata Univ

17:00 – 17:10 Clinical case 2 – Institute Curie-Montsouris

17:10 – 17:20 Clinical case 3 – TBD

17:20 – 17:40 Complications of segmentectomies – Dominique Gossot, France

17:40- 17:50 Discussion

End of the day

Friday 22nd May, 2020

Breakfast seminar: Air leak pattern shown by digital chest drainage system – Meinoshin Okumura, Japan

Session 7: Problems with sublobar resections

8:00 – 8:10 Wedge resection: is it that simple? Assessment of Surgical margin – Noriyoshi Sawabata, Japan  

8:10 – 8:20 Precision excision (Perelman) in VATS – Hiroyuki Oizumi, Japan

8:20 – 8:30 Spread through air spaces – Satoshi Shiono, Japan

8:30 – 8:40 Management of local recurrence after segmentectomy – Takeshi Mori, Japan

8:40 – 8:50 Completion lobectomy after segmentectomy – Hiroyuki Oizumi, Japan

8:50 – 9:00 Future evolution of TNM staging and its impact on SLR indications – Hisao Asamura, Japan

9:00 – 9:10 Discussion

Session 8: Technical Session (Images & Video) 1: How do I perform precise segmentectomy

9:10 – 9:20 VATS Segmentectomy, rt. S1 – Tadasu Kohno, Japan

9:20 – 9:30 VATS Segmentectomy (Uniportal) (rt. S1?, TBD) – Alan Sihoe, China

9:30 – 9:40 Robotic Segmentectomy, (rt. S1?, TBD) – Yin-Kai Chao, Taiwan

9:40 – 9:50 Robotic Segmentectomy, (rt. S1?, TBD) – Robert Cerfolio, USA

9:50 – 10:00 Are “easy” Segmentectomies always so easy? – Dominique Gossot, France

10:00 – 10:10 Discussion

Break : 10:10 – 10:40

Session 9: Nodule localization

10:40 – 10:45 Target nodule not found – Robert J Cerfolio, USA

10:45 – 10:55 Preoperative localization of the target nodule: overview – Masaaki Sato, Japan

10:55 – 11:05 Transbronchial localization of the target nodule – Calvin Sze Hang Ng, China

11:05 – 11:15 Hybrid OR – Yin-Kai Chao, Taiwan

11:15 – 11:20 ICG localization – Huan-Jang Ko, Taiwan

11:20- 11:25 Solid marker localization – René Petersen, Denmark

11:25- 11:30 Micro-tip signa – Hiroshi Date, Japan

11:30- 11:40 Discussion

11:40- 12:10 Sponsor Seminar by Olympus – Kenji Suzuki & Kimihiro Shimizu

Lunch on Seminar – 12:10-13:10

Session 10: Emerging Technologies

13:30- 13:40 Articulating endoscopic devices – Hyun Koo Kim, Korea

13:40- 13:50 Forthcoming robotics systems – Joël Dunning, UK

13:50- 14:00 Advances in imaging systems – Shanda Blackmon, USA

14:00- 14:10 Transbronchial Microwave Ablation – Calvin Sze Hang Ng, China

14:10- 14:20 Photodynamic Therapy – Jitsuo Usuda, Japan

14:20- 14:30 Cryoablation for primary lung cancer – Hiroaki Nomori, Japan

14:30- 14:40 Proton Beam and Carbon Ion Radiotherapy – Yasunori Hagiwara, Japan

14:40- 14:45 Discussion

14:45- 15:00 Abstract video session

Break : 15:00 – 15:30

Session 11: Technical Session (Images & Video) 2: Complex VATS Segmentectomy

16:00- 16:10 VATS Subsegmentectomy – Liang Chen, China

16:10- 16:20 VATS Individual segmentectomy of basilar segment – Hiroyuki Oizumi, Japan

16:20- 16:30 Robotic Segmentectomy – Kenji Suzuki, Japan

16:30- 16:40 Complex VATS Segmentectomy – Lijie Tan, China

16:40- 16:50 Sleeve segmentectomy or else, TBD – Masayuki Chida, Japan

16:50- 17:00 Discussion

17:50 – 17:10 Closing Remarks

End of the conference