- 13th Annual Surgery of the Foregut Symposium
- 15.02.2014 - 19.02.2014
- The Biltmore Hotel - Coral Gables
- International Conventions
13th Annual Surgery of the Foregut Symposium will take place February 15 – 19, 2014 at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida. This symposium is part of a week-long Cleveland Clinic Florida's Digestive Disease Institute's Education Week taking place in South Florida.
The conference is designed to provide surgeons and other healthcare professionals with a wide range of information related to new and well-established topics in gastrointestinal surgery. Attendees will become familiar with surgical aspects of conventional, laparoscopic, robotic and endoscopic surgery of the foregut. In addition, they will acquire in depth information related to the diagnosis and management of disease processes of the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver and biliary tree. Emerging technologies and new treatment modalities that are applied for the surgical approach to malignancies of the liver such as fluorescent imaging, microwave, Cyberknife and TACE will be reviewed by experts in the field. The program will review the developing field of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy that is being utilized for the treatment of metastatic disease. Abdominal wall hernias, fistulas and the use of the vacuum assisted closure (VAC) will be presented. Attendees will analyze the management of complications including anastomotic leak and enterocutaneous fistulas. We will review complex techniques utilized by experts for conversions, revisions and reversals of bariatric procedures.
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- The Biltmore Hotel
- 1200 Anastasia Avenue
- Coral Gables
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