POEM Live Endoscopy Course

 

LIVE ENDOSCOPY COURSE

PER ORAL ENDOSCOPIC MYOTOMY
FOR THE TREATMENT OF ACHALASIA (PO.E.M.)

"LAIKO" GENERAL HOSPITAL
MEDICAL SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS, GREECE
JULY 6, 2012

 

Video: Welcome address by Prof. Spiros Ladas

 

Two live PO.E.M. cases performed by
Prof. Haruhiro Inoue and Prof. Stavros Stavropoulos
Demonstrating the TT-knife and Hybrid-knife techniques

 

Video: PO.E.M. Case No 1 - Procedure by Prof. Haruhiro Inoue

 

Video: PO.E.M. Case No 2 - Procedure by Prof. Stavros Stavropoulos

 

POEM

 

Video: Break Lecture No 1 by Prof. Georgios Karamanolis

 

Video: Break Lecture No 2 by Prof. Stavros Stavropoulos

 

Video: Break Lecture No 3 by Dr. Gerasimos Stefanidis

 

Video: Break Lecture No 4 by Prof. Dimitrios Theodorou

 


Live demonstration on peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for esoph

Gastroenterology Division,
1st Department of Propaedeutic Medicine, Medical School, Athens University
In collaboration with
1st Department of Surgery, Medical School, Athens University
2nd Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Medical School, Athens University
Department of Anaesthesiology, "Laiko" General Hospital

Friday 6 July 2012: 09.00- 2.30
Auditorium "F. Fessas", "Laiko" General Hospital, Athens, Greece

Scientific Program

9.00- 09.15 Welcome Address: S. Ladas, C. Tsigris, G. Kouraklis

Auditorium: Chair: S. Ladas
Commentators: J. Katsogridakis, C.J. Lightdale, D. Coumaros, E. Menenakos
9.15- 11.00: 1st case of POEM
Case presentation: J. Vlachogiannakos
Performance of POEM:  Haruhiro Inoue 
Coordinator at the operation theater: S. Stavropoulos
9.45-9.55:  Break Lecture: Diagnostic criteria of Achalasia. G. Karamanolis
11.00-11.15: Break Lecture: POEM: Indications, Contraindications, Pre-operative evaluation. S. Stavropoulos

11.15- 11.45: Coffee Break

Auditorium: Chair: C.J. Lightdale
Commentators: H. Inoue, I. Katsogridakis, D. Dimitroulis
11.45-2.30 2nd case of POEM
Case presentation: D. Kamberoglou
Performance of POEM: Stavros Stavropoulos
Coordinator at the operation theater: D. Coumaros
12.00-12.15: Break Lecture: Balloon dilation overview. It may be the optimal "salvage" technique after failed Heller or POEM. G. Stefanidis
1.00-1.15:  Break Lecture: Lessons from Heller myotomy that may be applicable to POEM. D. Theodorou