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79TH ANNUAL CLINICAL CONGRESS
SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

DECEMBER 3-6, 2023

EDSA SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, MANDALUYONG CITY

 

“Collaborations and Innovations in the Era of Global Surgery”

 General Objective: To demonstrate how multidisciplinary partnership can build networks that lead to innovations and better patient outcomes.

DAY 0: Saturday, December 2, 2023

8:00 am - 11:00 am    Orientation of Inductees

By PCS-Committee on Membership

DAY 1: SUNDAY, December 3, 2023

TOWER WING: EDSA Shangri-La Manila Hotel

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ISLA BALLROOM I & II

 

9:00 AM           Opening Ceremony

10:00 AM         Induction of New Fellows 2023 [PCS Committee on Membership]

01:30 PM         PANEL DISCUSSION: GERD: WHEN MEDICAL TREATMENT ENDS AND OPTIONS FOR SURGERY BEGINS

Panelists: Jonathan Joy D. Adora, MD, FPCS; Joseph C. Bocobo, MD, FPCP; Josil R. Cruz, MD, FPCS

Moderator: Natasha B. Emano-Elazegui, MD, FPCS

 

03:30 PM        PS IA: MINIMALLY INVASIVE AND COMPLEX ABDOMINAL WALL HERNIA REPAIR

Speaker: Paul N. Montero, MD, FACS

Chair: Dexter S. Aison, MD, FPCS

 

07:00-11:00 PM   FELLOWSHIP NIGHT

DAY 1: SUNDAY, December 3, 2023

GARDEN WING: EDSA Shangri-La Manila Hotel

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KAMIA ROOM 

01:30 PM   RESEARCH PAPER CONTESTCHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS

By PCS-Committee on Surgical Research

Judges:

  • Maria Stephanie Fay S. Cagayan, MD, PhD, FPOGS

  • Shiela S. Macalindong, MD, FPCS

  • Sigrid M. Agcaoili, MD, FPUA 

Chair: Raymond Joseph R. Manzo, MD, FPCS

 

DAY 2: MONDAY, December 4, 2023

TOWER WING: EDSA Shangri-La Manila Hotel

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ISLA BALLROOM I & II

 

8:00 AM   Panel Discussion: MANAGING THE BREAST AFTER NEOADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY

Panelists:    

  • Frances Marion B. De La Serna, MD, FPCS

  • Rosario V. Pitargue, MD, FPSMO

  • Michael Martin H. Malabanan, MD, FPCR

  • Elizabeth Ann S. Alcazaren, MD, FPSP

Moderator: Ray B. Malilay, MD, FPCS

Co-Moderator: Nicola Raphaela R. Tison, MD, FPCS

Chair: Jose Joven V. Cruz, MD, FPCS

10:00 AM  PS IIIABDOMINAL VASCULAR COMPRESSION SYNDROMES: AVCS 

Speaker: Kak Rae Kim, MD, FACS, RPVI 

Chair: Jose Joven V. Cruz, MD, FPCS

 

11:00 PM   President’s Hour: THE PCS LEAP INTO THE FUTURE

Speaker: Maria Concepcion C. Vesagas, MD, FPCS 

Chair: Vivencio Jose P. Villaflor, MD, FPCS

12:00 PM   Luncheon Satellite Symposium IA [UNILAB]

01:30 PM   Symposium: DEALING WITH UNUSUAL BREAST DISEASES

  • Papillary Breast Lesion [Pierette Y. Kaw, MD, FPCS]

  • Breast Pathologies for Non-Pathologists [Manuelito A. Madrid, MD, FPSP]

Chair:  Stephen Sixto S. Siguan, MD, FPCS

3:00-PM    PS V: FROM WEST TO EAST: ELEVATING BREAST SURGICAL CARE ACROSS THE GLOBE

Speaker: Qing Ting Tan, MD, FAM, FRCS (Edin), Mmed (Surgery), MRCS (Edin), MBBS (Singapore)

Chair: Jose Rhoel C. De Leon, MD, FPCS

4:00 PM   PS VI: OR TO BENCH: SURGEON SCIENTIST

Speaker: Han-Kwang Yang, MD, PhD, FACS, ASA (Hon.), ESA (Hon.), JSES (Hon.) 

Chair: Esperanza R. Lahoz, MD, FPCS

5:00 PM    Twilight Symposium [Pfizer]: MAJOR AMBULATORY SURGERY: THE FUTURE OF PHILIPPINE SURGERY

Speaker: Manuel R. Garcia Jr., MD, FPCS

Chair: James Edward R. Mangaoil, MD, FPCS

DAY 2: MONDAY, December 4, 2023

GARDEN WING: EDSA Shangri-La Manila Hotel

KAMIA ROOM 

8:00 AM     Lecture

By: Philippine Society of Pediatric Surgeons

Speaker: Yudai Goto, MD

  • Use of ICG in Pediatric Surgery

  • The Current Medical and Surgical Management of Biliary Artesia

Chair: Bayani B. Tecson, MD, FPCS

01:30 PM   Panel Discussion: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE IN PEDIATRIC SURGERY

By: Philippine Society of Pediatric Surgeons 

Panelists:

  • Domingo T. Alvear, MD, FACS

  • Beda R. Espineda, MD, FPCS

Moderator: Marcus Lester R. Suntay, MD, FPCS

BUSINESS MEETING

05:00 PM   Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center Alumnae Homecoming

DAY 3: TUESDAY, December 5, 2023

TOWER WING: EDSA Shangri-La Manila Hotel

ISLA BALLROOM I & II

8:00 AM       Symposium: ESOPHAGEAL EMERGENCIES

By: Philippine Society of General Surgeons 

  • Management Options for Esophageal Perforation [Aireen Patricia M. Madrid, MD, FPCS] 

  • Corrosive Esophageal Strictures: Endoscopic or Surgical Treatment [Bernice C. Navarro, MD, FPCS]

Chair: Benedict Edward P. Valdez MD, FPCS

9:30 AM       Panel Discussion: VIRTUAL LEARNING, SIMULATIONS AND ITS EFFECT ON SURGICAL SKILLS

Panelists:

  • Jeffrey Jeronimo P. Domino, MD, FPCS

  • Deogracias Alberto G. Reyes, MD, FPCS

  • Warren M. Roraldo, MD, FPCS

  • Anthony R. Perez, MD, FPCS

Moderator: Jose Antonio M. Salud, MD, FPCS

11:00 AM    PS VIIIA: ADVANCES IN SURGICAL EDUCATION IN 2023

Speaker: Ian S. Soriano, MD, FACS, FPCS (Hon.)

Chair: Renato R. Montenegro MD, FPCS

 

12:00 PM     Luncheon Satellite Symposium II: Menarini

01:30 PM    Symposium: GROIN HERNIA REPAIR

  • Different Approaches / Techniques and Current Recommendations [Michael M. Lawenko, MD, FPCS]

  • Pitfalls of Hernia Surgery: Identification and Preventions [Eric G. Cu, MD, FPCS]

  • New Innovations: Mesh and Novel Techniques [Jose Macario V. Faylona, MD, FPCS]

Chair: Domingo S. Bongala Jr., MD, FPCS

Co-Chair: Miguel C. Mendoza, MD, FPCS

04:00 PM    PS X: CLINICAL STAGE T2N0 RECTAL CANCER

Speaker: Scott R. Steele, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS

Chair: Marc Paul J. Lopez, MD, FPCS

0500 PM     Twilight Symposium IB [By: RG Meditron]: WHO SHOULD DO A LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY? A PLEA FOR SPECIALISATION!
Speaker: Ahmad Nassar, MD, FRCS
Chair: Vivencio Jose P. Villaflor III, MD, FPCS

07:00-10:00 PM   PCS – Annual Dinner and Induction of 2024 Board of Regents

DAY 3: TUESDAY, December 5, 2023

GARDEN WING: EDSA Shangri-La Manila Hotel

KAMIA ROOM 

Workshop: PSUS BASIC AND ADVANCED ULTRASOUND WORKSHOP [

By Philippine Society of Ultrasound in Surgery

07:00 – 08:00 AM     Registration 

08:00 – 08:10 AM     Invocation & National Anthem

08:10 – 08:15 AM     Welcome Remarks

08:20 – 08:30 AM     Introduction to the Basic Course [Joy M. Gali, MD, FPCS]

08:30 – 09:30 AM     Question and Answer for Lecturers

  • Physics of Ultrasound [Ricardo Jose T. Quintos II, MD, FPCS] 

  • Knobology [Engr. Dave E. Santiago]

  • Terminologies in Ultrasound [Joel P. Merced, MD, FPCS]

09:30 – 10:30 AM     BASIC ULTRASOUND COURSE CERTIFYING EXAMINATION 

10:30 – 10:45 AM     Awarding of Certificates to the Lecturers

10:45 – 11:00 AM     Closing Remarks

11:00 – 11:30 AM     Oath Taking for Associate Members and Fellows

11:30 – 12:00 PM     BUSINESS MEETING

 

Workshop: ADVANCED ULTRASOUND WORKSHOP (Simultaneous Workshop) [Philippine Society of Ultrasound in Surgery]

12:30 – 01:00 PM    Registration 

01:00 – 04:00 PM    Hepatobiliary Ultrasound [Joel P. Merced, MD, FPCS]

  • Introduction

  • Hands-on Workshop

  • Thyroid Ultrasound [Orlino C. Bisquera Jr., MD, FPCS]

  • Introduction

  • Hands-on Workshop

03:45 – 04:00 PM   Closing Remarks & Awarding of Certificates to the Lecturer

DAY 4: WEDNESDAY, December 6, 2023

TOWER WING: EDSA Shangri-La Manila Hotel

ISLA BALLROOM I & II

8:00 AM       Symposium: RESEARCH IN SURGERY

By: Philippine Society of General Surgeons 

  • Collaboration and Innovation through Surgical Research [Marie Dione P. Sacdalan, MD, FPCS 

  • Publish or Perish: Is Research Still Necessary During and After Surgical Training? [Marie Carmela M. Lapitan, MD, FPCS] 

Chair: Helen B. Amo, MD, FPCS

9:00 AM       Symposium: MULTISECTORAL COLLABORATION IN TIMES OF DISASTER 

How to Create a Disaster Management Plan [Andrew Jay G. Pusung, MD, FPCS] 

Command and Control in Disaster Management [Benedict Edward P. Valdez, MD, FPCS] 

Chair: Jorge M. Concepcion, MD, FPCS

11:00 AM     PS XI: SUPERIOR MESENTERIC ARTERY SYNDROME

Speaker: Domingo T. Alvear, MD, FACS

Chair:  Ma. Luisa D. Aquino, MD, FPCS

12:00 PM      Luncheon Satellite Symposium IIIA

 

01:30 PM      Symposium: COLLABORATIONS AND INNOVATIONS IN TRAUMA

By: PCS-Committee on Trauma

Sub-Committee on Burns

Trauma, Injury, and Burn Care Commission

Philippine Society for the Surgery of Trauma

Dr. Daniel Dela Paz Trauma Oration

Speaker: Hon. Teodoro J. Herbosa, MD, FPCS

 

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) Experience

Speaker: Tamara J. Worlton, MD, CDR USN 

Chair: Orlando O. Ocampo, MD, FPCS

 

How to Setup a Burn Center

Speaker: Lora Mae A. De Guzman, MD, FPCS 

Reactors:

  • Jay G. Estoya, MD, FPCS

  • Kathrina Victoria B. Angeles, MD, FPCS

  • Edmundo R. Mercado, MD, FPCS

  • Glenn Angelo S. Genuino, MD, FPCS

Chair: Gene Gerald SJ. Tiongco, MD, FPCS

 

Direct Peritoneal Resuscitation. The New/Old Technique of Peritoneal Dialysis

Speaker: Aireen Patricia M. Madrid, MD, FPCS

 

ATLS Updates

Speakers: Raymundo F. Resurreccion, MD, FPCS 

Chair: Orlando O. Ocampo, MD, FPCS

 

6:00 PM- 09:00 PM   Annual Assembly and Induction Ceremony

By Philippine Board of Surgery

DAY 4: WEDNESDAY, December 6, 2023

GARDEN WING: EDSA Shangri-La Manila Hotel

KAMIA ROOM 

Symposium

08:00 AM      HISTORY OF SURGERY

  • History of Surgery: An Overview [Marcus Jose B. Brillantes, MD, FPCS]

  • Surgery in Rural Philippines: A Young Physician’s Vision and Mission [Esperanza R. Lahoz, MD, FPCS]

Chair: Leonardo O. Ona III, MD, FPCS

09:00 AM       Panel Discussion: RATIONAL APPROACH TO STAGE 4 CANCER PATIENTS

By: PCS-Committee on Cancer

Panelists:

  • Robert B. Bandolon, MD, FPCS

  • Frances Lily L. Peñano, MD, FPROS

  • Arnold John B. Uson, MD, FPSMO

  • Karin Estepa-Garcia, MD, FPAFP

  • Gerald T. Alcid, MD, FPCS

  • Mrs. Ilene C. Estrada

Moderator: Alfred Phillip O. De Dios, MD, FPCS

10:00 AM       Symposium: THE BURDEN OF MULTI-DRUG RESISTANCE IN INTRA-ABDOMINAL INFECTIONS

By: Philippine Surgical Infections Society, Inc. 

  • Surgical Perspective [Siegfried James T. Yap, MD, FPCS] 

  • IDS Perspective [Rontgene M. Solante, MD, FPCP] 

Chair: George Robert L. Uyquiengco, MD, FPCS

 

11:00  AM     Lecture: UPDATES ON LMS COURSES: INITIAL FEEDBACK FROM PARTICIPANTS

By: Committee on Learning Management System 

Speaker: Warren M. Roraldo, MD, FPCS 

Chair: Orlando O. Ocampo, MD, FPCS

1:30 PM     Symposium: ACS UPDATES

By: ACS Philippine Chapter

  • Trauma [Jan Michael V. Yap, MD, FPCS] 

  • Hepato-Biliary [Maria Millicent P. Cariño, MD, FPCS] 

  • Surgical Oncology [Marie Abigail E. Dumlao, MD, FPCS] 

  • Training in Surgery [Leah Ruth F. Porras, MD, FPCS] 

Chair: Sammy C. Cunanan, MD, FPCS

5:00 PM    SLMC QC Alumni Homecoming 

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