THE PORTAL INTERVENTION SYMPOSIUM

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SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2019

PORTAL INTERVENTION SYMPOSIUM I: TIPS (SAMs)

Moderators: Drs. Kaufman and Maleux
Lecture Title Speaker Name
1:30 PM How to Pick a Winner – The Current Indications for TIPS Dr. Darcy
1:40 PM Tips for TIPS: How I Learned Not to Dread This Procedure Dr. Thornburg
1:55 PM What Procedural Endpoint for Which Patient and Why? Dr. Miraglia
2:05 PM Outcomes of TIPS for Variceal Bleeding Dr. Davidson
2:15 PM TIPS for Ascites: What I Tell the Patient and Referring Doctors Dr. Newsome
2:25 PM Panel Discussion Drs. Darcy, Davidson, Ferral, Hawkins, Johnson, Miraglia, Newsome and Thornburg
2:40 PM TIPS in Pediatric Patients Dr. Hawkins
2:50 PM HCC and Portal Hypertension – Treat What First and When and How? Dr. Johnson
3:00 PM Splenic Embolization for Reduction of Portal Pressure Dr. Gandhi
3:10 PM After the TIPS: Imaging, Endoscopy or What? Dr. Ferral
3:20 PM Panel Discussion Drs. Darcy, Davidson, Ferral, Hawkins, Johnson, Miraglia, Newsome and Thornburg
3:30 PM Adjourn session
3:30 PM Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

PORTAL INTERVENTION SYMPOSIUM II : Special TIPS Topics (SAMs)

Moderators: Drs. Ferral and Ryu
Lecture Title Speaker Name
4:00 PM DIPS and Other Percutaneous Shunts Dr. Ferral
4:15 PM Recurrent Bleeding After TIPS: How I Deal With This Dr. Ryu
4:25 PM Managing Encephalopathy and Recurrent Ascites After TIPS Dr. Zhong
4:35 PM TIPS Reduction Techniques and Indications Dr. Shrestha
4:45 PM The Thrombosed TIPS Dr. Goffette
4:55 PM Budd Chiari: When to Shunt, When to Stent the Hepatic Veins Dr. Fortune
5:05 PM Forget How You Do TIPS Today: Guidance Techniques for the Future Dr. Kothary
5:15 PM Panel Discussion Drs. Fortune, Goffette, Kothary, Ryu, Shrestha and Zhong
5:30 PM Adjourn Session

 

 

SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2019

PORTAL INTERVENTION SYMPOSIUM III – SAMs: #RTO: BRTO,PARTO, CARTO…… (SAMs)

Moderators: Drs. W. Saad and Yoon
Lecture Title Speaker Name
8:00 AM Role of #RTO: Instead of TIPS? With TIPS? Dr. E. Lee
8:10 AM Anatomy Essential for #RTO of Gastric Varices: What You Didn’t Know Dr. Kiyosue
8:25 AM How I Do It: Asia (Technique/Devices) Dr. Yoon
8:35 AM How I Do It: EU/Americas Dr. Maleux
8:45 AM My Worst #RTO Nightmare Dr. J.S. Park
8:50 AM My Worst #RTO Nightmare Dr. Sze
8:55 AM The Long Term Results Justify #RTO First for Gastric Varices Dr. S.K. Kim
9:05 AM The Long Term Results Justify TIPS First for Gastric Varices Dr. Gaba
9:15 AM How I Follow #RTO Patients Dr. W. Saad
9:25 AM How to Treat Duodenal and Other Varices Dr. Kiyouse
9:35 AM How to Deal With Stomal Varices Dr. N. Saad
9:45 AM Panel Discussion Drs. Gaba, S.K. Kim, Kiyouse, E. Lee, Maleux, J.S. Park, N. Saad, W. Saad, Sze and Yoon
10:00 AM Adjourn Session
10:00 AM Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

PORTAL INTERVENTION SYMPOSIUM IV – SAMs Portal Vein Reconstruction (SAMs)

Moderators: Drs. Denys and Kaufman
Lecture Title – Speaker Name
10:30 AM Acute Portal Vein Thrombosis: When and How to Intervene Dr. Sze
10:40 AM Indications for Recanalization of Chronic Portal Occlusion Dr. Kaufman
10:50 AM Access Options When Everything is Occluded Dr. Farsad
11:00 AM How to Cross and How to Keep These Veins Open Dr. Flanagan
11:10 AM Panel Discussion Drs. Denys, Farsad, Flanagan, Pilar Bayona, Salem and Sze
11:20 AM Managing the Isolated Spleen After Portal Vein Reconstruction Dr. Denys
11:30 AM Dilated or Colonized Bile Ducts: Now What? Dr. Pilar Bayona
11:40 AM How I Manage and Follow Patients After Portal Vein Reconstruction Dr. Salem
11:50 AM Panel Discussion Drs. Denys, Farsad, Flanagan, Pilar Bayona, Salem and Sze
12:00 PM Adjourn

GEST 2019 | May 9-12, 2019 | New York, NY