Preliminary Scientific Programme

  • Wednesday

    September 25th


  • Thursday

    September 26th


  • Friday

    September 27th


  • Saturday

    September 28th


08:30 - 19:00

Pre-Congress Course

Organised by Medical University Pleven, Bulgaria

Venue:
Telecommunication Endoscopic Center (TelEC), Medical University Pleven

Registration:
Registration fee will be paid separately from the main conference, the amount will be defined.

Programme:

8:30-10:30 Transportation from Sofia to Pleven

10:30-12:30 Training on live tissue and 3D simulators – da Vinci Xi, da Vinci S

12:30-13:30 Lunch, Foyer TelEC

13:30-16:30 Training on live tissue and 3D simulators – da Vinci Xi, da Vinci Si

16:30-17:00 Certification (in the highlights of the last council meeting discussion in Milan 2018)

17:00-19:00 Transportation from Pleven to Sofia

09:00 - 17:00 Training on Simulators & Certification
12:00 - 12:10 Welcome & Opening Ceremony
12:10 - 12:30 Keynote lecture 

Past, Present and Future of Surgery

12:30 - 14:30 Oncology Robotic Surgery Session I:
“State of the Art”

Clinical and oncologic outcomes, current trends in:

12:30-12:45 Perioperative and survival outcomes of patients with endometrial cancer operated by three surgical approaches – robotic, laparoscopic and open. Ten years experience – 

12:45-13:00 Robot-assisted surgery for cervical cancer including nerve-sparing surgery, organ-preserving surgery and robot-assisted radical parametrectomy (published and unpublished data) 

13:00-13:15 Robot-assisted sentinel lyph node dissection in gynecologic malignant tumors

“New insights in robotics”

13:15-13:30 PMMR: perioperative and oncologic results 

13:30-13:45 TMMR 

13:45-14:00 Robot-assisted surgery in endometrial cancer 

14:00-14:15 Robot-assited radical trachelectomy 

14:15-14:30 Discussion

14:30 - 15:00 Industry Symposium
15:00 - 15:30
  • 15:00-15:30 Coffee Break/Exhibition
15:30 - 17:00 Benign Robotic Surgery
Session I :Does Robotic Surgery Improve Fertility?

15:30-15:45 Myomectomy – Impact of myomectomy on fertility

15:45-16:00 Myomectomy – surgical removal and how to improve fertility

16:00-16:15 Endometriosis – impact on fertility

16:15-16:30 Endometriosis – Surgical aspects in relation to endometriosis and how to improve fertility

16:30-16:45 Single-port robotic surgery

16:45-17:00 Discussion

17:00 - 18:00 Selected Oral Communication/Videos Session I
18:00 - 19:00 SERGS General Assembly
09:00 - 17:00 Training on Simulators & Certification
07:30 - 08:30 Selected Oral Communication/Videos Session II
08:30 - 09:30 “Surgical Surprises” Session

New Interactive Session!

09:30 - 10:00
  • 9:30-10:00 Coffee Break/Exhibition
10:00 - 12:00 High Tech in Robotic Surgery

+ 3D videos

+ 3D Live Surgery Transmission from Pleven-Sofia 

Simultaneously:

Innovative Minimally invasive surgical approach to the uterus – High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) – Live case transmission Pleven-Sofia 

00:00 - 13:00
  • 12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 14:00 Industry Symposium II
14:00 - 15:30 Oncology Robotic Surgery Session II:
One Year After LACC Results – What’s  New?

+ SERGS statement 

+ LACC group statement after a year 

Single-institutional and multi-center oncologic results:

+ Comparative analysis of robot-assisted and abdominal radical hysterectomy for patients with cervical cancer: 10-years experience

+ Round Table Discussion – Take Home Message

15:30 - 16:00
  • 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break/Exhibition
16:00 - 18:00 Benign Robotic  Surgery Session II:
Endometriosis and Robotics

16:00- 16:15       

EPHect – development and importance for clinical research

16:15-16:30        

EPHect and implementation in a clinical setting can we do it?

16:30-16:45       

Laparoscopy vs robotic surgery for endometriosis - LAROSE trial

16:45-17:00       

Discussion 

17:00-17:15     

Vaginal prolapse – mesh?

Placement of mesh for vaginal vault prolapse – indications, complications and evidence for correct surgical placement 

17:15-17:30         

How to place the mesh – Tips and Tricks

18:00 - 19:00 “Night of Science”

In the main auditorium

20:00 - 22:00 Networking Event
08:00 - 08:30 Poster Session (e-Posters)
08:30 - 09:30 Industry Symposium III
09:30 - 10:00
  • 9:30-10:00 Coffee Break/Exhibition
10:00 - 11:00 Digital Medicine and Robotics 

+ Digital Medicine and Navigation Surgery 

+ Information Guided Surgery 

+ Training on 3D printed models or Adaption of robotic technology by medical students 

+  3D Bioprinted Models – Human-on-a-chip 

11:00 - 12:30 Future Technology
and Innovations Session

+ Future of robotics 

+ New Robotic Systems – Technological Developments

+ New Robotic Systems in Clinical Practice – First Results 

12:30 - 13:00 Closing Ceremony

+ Best Abstract/Movie/Poster Awards

+ SERGS 2020 Announcement

+ Closing SERGS President Lecture

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