Program

PRELIMINARY CONFERENCE TIMETABLE

XVIII MDSC WILL BE A HYBRID EVENT!

 

13 SEPTEMBER, 2021 (MONDAY)

SIXTH AUTUMN SCHOOL ON INNOVATIONS IN MEDICINE 13-14 SEPT 2021

08:30 – 15:30

Registration – TELEC

14:00 – 18:00

BREAST CANCER VIRTUAL COURSE:

Agenda:

TOPIC: OPTIMIZATION OF PROPHYLACTIC AND DIAGNOSIS OF BREAST CANCER

Moderator: Mariela Vasileva-Slaveva, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, University Hospital Acibadem City Clinic, Sofia; Women for Oncology, Bulgaria; EORTC pathobiology group

PRESENTING AUTHORS:

The missing link – screening programs for gynecological cancers – Assoc. prof.  Angel Yordanov, MD, PhD, Medical university – Pleven, Bulgaria

Procedures for cancer prevention in BRCA positive women – Dr Claudia Iannetti , Medical

University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Vacuum assisted biopsy of breast lesions - indications and contraindications – Prof. Dobromir

Dimitrov, MD, PhD, Medical University – Pleven, Pleven, Bulgaria

The sentinel nodes – the axilla and the probe – Assoc. prof. Svilen Maslyankov, MD, PhD, Acibadem City Clinic, Sofia, Bulgaria

Marking primary tumor and metastatic lymph nodes with titanium clips and wire – Dr. Birgit

Amrot, MD, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Alternative approaches in marking primary tumor and metastatic lymph nodes – Valkan

Ivanov, MD, University Hospital Acibadem City Clinic Sofia, Bulgaria

Surgery in advanced and metastatic breast cancer – Konstantinos Zarampukas, MD, Acibadem City Clinic Sofia, Bulgaria

14 SEPTEMBER, 2021 (TUESDAY)

SIXTH AUTUMN SCHOOL ON INNOVATIONS IN MEDICINE 13-14 SEPT 2021

08:00 – 14:00

Registration – TELEC

09:00 – 15:45

AUTUMN SCHOOL ON CARDIAC SURGERY

Agenda:

Topic 1: EBSTEIN ANOMALY – SURGICAL TREATMENT

Moderator: Prof. Tsvetomir Loukanov, MD, PhD

Head of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Dept. Cardiac Surgery

University of Heidelberg, Germany

Topic 3: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

Moderator: Vitalii Rizov, MD

KCZR Department of Cardiosurgery, Usti nad Labem; Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Topic 4: THINK AORTA

Moderator: Dr. Ivajlo Nenov, MD

Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital “Dr. G. Stranski” – Pleven, Bulgaria

12:00 – 12:30

Lunch break

OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY 16:00 – 16:30

16:30 – 17:30

ACADEMIC LECTURE: What does it take to become a successful surgeon?

Prof. Tsvetomir Loukanov, MD, PhD; Head of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Dept. Cardiac Surgery

University of Heidelberg, Germany

15 SEPTEMBER, 2021 (WEDNESDAY)

08:00 – 14:00

Registration – TELEC

09:00 – 09:45

KEYNOTE LECTURE: Prof. Georgi Momekov, MPharm, PhD

Head of the Department of Pharmacology, Pharmacotherapy and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria; President of Bulgarian Pharmaceutical Science Society

10:00 – 10:45

INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY UNDER THE “ERASMUS+” MEETING: Focus on the 2021-2027 Erasmus+ programme – new opportunities for mobility and cooperation in higher education.

Moderators: Erasmus+ experts at the EIIC Department , Medical University – Pleven, Bulgaria

10:45 – 12:00

WORKSHOP (To be announced)

12:00 – 12:30

Lunch break

SOCIETY OF LAPAROENDOSCOPIC & ROBOTIC SURGEONS (SLS) ONLINE SYMPOSIUM

12:30 – 17:30

SLS MODERATORS:

Maurice Chung, RPh MD

Mercy Center for Endometriosis, Pelvic Pain, & Urogynecology;

Mercy Medical Center; Canton, OH, USA; Professor of OB/Gyn & FPMRS

Northeast Ohio Medical University,Rootstown OH; Board of Trustees & Past President, SLS

Steven Minaglia, MD MBA

Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Urogynecology/FPMRS

Director of Robotic Surgery, Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children

University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA

John Morrison Jr, MD

Professor of Clinical Surgery & Vice Chair of Education

Louisiana State University (LSU) Health; New Orleans, LA, USA; President & Board of Trustees, SLS

Jay Redan, MD

Professor of Surgery, University of Central Florida; Chief of Surgery & Medical Director, Minimally Invasive General Surgery; Advent Health-Celebration; Celebration (Orlando), FL, USA; Past President, SLS

Col. Richard Satava, MD PhD (Hon)

Past Program Manager, DARPA, US Department of Defense

Past Senior Science Advisor, US Army Medical Research

Professor Emeritus of Surgery, University of Washington; Seattle, WA, USA; Board of Trustees, SLS

Phillip Shadduck, MD DrHC

Chief of General Surgery, TOA Surgical Specialists

Vice Chair, Department of Surgery, Duke Regional Hospital

Assistant Consulting Professor of Surgery, Duke University; Durham, NC, USA

Past President & Board of Trustees, SLS

Mireille Truong, MD

Assistant Professor of Gynecology

Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Board of Trustees, SLS

Jessica Ybanez-Morano, MD, MPH

Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Northeast Ohio Medical University

Medical Director and Chair Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

West Virginia University, Reynolds Memorial Hospital; Glen Dale, WV, USA

Board of Trustees & Past President, SLS

 

12:30 – 12:45

 

 

12:45 – 14:30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14:30 – 14:45

14:45 – 16:45

 

 

16:45 – 17:30

 

 

 

 

 17:30

SYMPOSIUM AGENDA

INTRODUCTION:

Prof. Dobromir Dimitrov, MD, PhD (Medical University – Pleven, Bulgaria)

Phillip Shadduck MD DrHC FACS (SLS)

DIDACTIC SESSION #1:

Moderators: John Morrison, Ybanez-Morano, prof. Slavcho Tomov, MD, PhD, DSC (:edical University – Pleven, Bulgaria)

1.       Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) & Opiate Reduction – Jay Redan

2.       Patient Consent- Process, Form, Relationship – Phillip Shadduck

3.       Safer Use of Surgical Energy & Laparoscopic Bowel Complications – John Morrison

4.       Evaluation & Management of Chronic Pelvic Pain – Maurice Chung

5.       Hysterectomy in USA - Vaginal, Open, Laparoscopic, Robotic – Jessica Ybanez-Morano

6.       Tissue Extraction – Mireille Truong

7.       Genitourinary Injuries – Steven Minaglia

Coffee break

LIVE SURGERY CASES FROM CELEBRATION HOSPITAL FL

Moderators: Jay Redan, Maurice Chung, Steven Minaglia, prof. Grigor Gortchev MD, PhD, DSc (Medical University – Pleven, Bulgaria)

Proposed: Michael McDonald, Robotic Urology, Carlos Ortiz, Robotic Abdominal Wall Repair, Aileen Caceras, Robotic Gynecology

DIDACTIC SESSION #2

Moderators: Phillip Shadduck, Martin Karamanliev, MD, PhD (MU-Pleven, Bulgaria), prof. Dobromir Dimitrov, MD, PhD (MU-Pleven, Bulgaria)

1.       Focused Energy – Richard Satava

2.       Impact of Future Technologies on Healthcare and Surgery (Covid Lessons) – Richard Satava

3.       A Taste of Surgical Surprises – John Morrison

CLOSING: Prof. Dobromir Dimitrov (Bulgaria), Phillip Shadduck (SLS)

16 SEPTEMBER, 2021 (THURSDAY)

08:00 – 13:00

Registration – TELEC

09:00 – 09:30

KEYNOTE LECTURE: Prof. Maksym Pogorielov, MD, PhD, DMSc

Deputy Director for Science, Medical Institute, Sumy State University, Sumy, Ukraine

09:30 – 10:00

Coffee break

10:00 – 10:30

ORAL PRESENTATIONS BY SECTIONS: INTERNAL MEDICINE SECTION

10:30 – 11:00

ORAL PRESENTATIONS BY SECTIONS: PhD STUDENTS SECTION

11:00 - 12:30

POSTER SESSION

12:30 – 13:00

Lunch break

13:00 - 14:30

ORAL PRESENTATIONS BY SECTIONS: SECTION VARIA

17 SEPTEMBER, 2021 (FRIDAY)

09:00 – 10:00

ORAL PRESENTATIONS BY SECTIONS: OBSTETRICS, GYNECOLOGY AND PEDIATRICS SECTION

10:00 - 10:30

ORAL PRESENTATIONS BY SECTIONS: PHARMACY SECTION

10:30 – 12:30

ACADEMIC SCIENTIFIC SESSION: HASUMI INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION

Session topic: ADVANCES IN CANCER  IMMUNOLOGY

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch break

13:30 – 14:00

ORAL PRESENTATIONS BY SECTIONS: NEUROLOGY, NEUROSURGERY & PSYCHIATRY SECTION

14:00 – 15:30

ORAL PRESENTATIONS BY SECTIONS: SURGERY, ORTHOPEDICS & UROLOGY SECTION

17:30

Official closing ceremony

Lectures and Sessions will be held both in-person (up to 30 participants) and online.

Workshops will be held only online for COVID-19 risk prevention.

ORGANIZING committee