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  • Dear Colleagues,

    It is my great pleasure to welcome you to Thessaloniki, Greece, for the State of the Art Surgical Symposium The Last Supper organized by the First Surgical Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the Greek Chapter of the International College of Surgeons. During these two days we will hear about and discuss cutting edge topics in both General and Vascular surgery, as this meeting represents the combined efforts of both surgical specialties. This same spirit is representative of the clinical and research work conducted at the First Department of Surgery of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. This meeting will provide us with an opportunity to review the current state of General and Vascular Surgery in Greece, as well as identify future challenges and goals. In this effort we will have the valuable contribution of our esteemed international colleagues. Along these lines, I am extending a special welcome to the International College of Surgeons. This meeting will signify the beginning of what I believe will be an academically very productive relationship between Greek surgeons and the International College of Surgeons, as a way to exchange experience, knowledge, and most of all promote the education of the future generations of surgeons.

    Once again, welcome to Thessaloniki and I hope that you have the opportunity to enjoy the rich history and beautiful sights of the birthplace of Alexander the Great.

    Dimitrios KiskinisHead and Professor of SurgeryFirst Department of SurgeryAristotle University of Thessaloniki

    WELCOME ADDRESS 3

  • Dear Members of the International College of Surgeons in Greece and Members of the Greek Surgical Community

    As ICS World President, I welcome you to the First Department of Surgery/International College of Surgeons Meeting at Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece, on May 4-5, 2012. I thank the Administrators and Surgeons of the First Surgical Department of the Aristotle University for their willingness to be a collaborative partner with the International College of Surgeons.

    Greece is a most important country in Europe. Because of this importance, the status of the ICS Greek Section is of critical interest to the College we are committed to giving major support to the members of the ICS Greek Section. For these reasons, I commend Dr. Georgios Tsoulfas, a Fellow of the International College of Surgeons, for his efforts in organizing this meeting with the theme State of the Art Surgical Symposium, which will address current controversies and topics of interest in general and vascular surgery. The combination of Interna-tional and Greek speakers will provide an interesting and insightful program of significant educational value.

    The International College of Surgeons is a collaborative organization with mem-bers in over 105 countries of the world. Our vision is to improve the lives of patients through the education of our members and the development of the field of surgery. We are grateful for this opportunity to reach out to all members of the Greek surgical community and welcome all of you to this joint meeting with the First Surgical Department of the Aristotle University.

    I regrettably will not be able to be with you, but I look forward to receiving the report of the meeting. I send very best wishes to all of you for successful discus-sions.

    SincerelySaid Daee, MDWorld PresidentInternational College of Surgeons

    WELCOME ADDRESS4

  • 1st Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou Hospital

    International College of Surgeons

    ENDORSED BY Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Medical Faculty, 1st Surgery Department

    ORGANIZED BY

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    CONFERENCE DIRECTOR

    Dimitris Kiskinis Professor of Surgery- Vascular Surgery, Aristotle University of ThessalonikiDirector of 1st Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou Hospital, Greece

    GENERAL SURGERY VASCULAR SURGERY

  • REGISTRATION

    SESSION 1: GENERAL SURGERY

    ROUND TABLE: Update in Rectal Cancer Chairperson: Athanasios Sakantamis

    Early rectal cancer George Mpasdanis

    Robotic assisted rectal surgery: is it better than conventional laparoscopy? W.L. Law

    Selection of patients for neoadjuvant chemoradiation for cancer Andreas Kaiser

    Watch and wait after neoadjuvant chemoradiation and a complete response Rodrigo Perez

    Commentator: Constantine Spanos Discussion

    COFFEE BREAK

    SESSION 2: VASCULAR SURGERY Carotid Artery Disease Chairpersons: Thomas Gerasimidis Christos Liapis Commentator: Nikolaos Saratzis

    Diagnosis and Imaging Nikolaos Liasis

    The role of the atherosclerotic plaque Christos Liapis

    Patient selection for endovascular treatment Thomas Gerasimidis

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    Type of stent choice of cerebral protection Christos Karkos

    ICA indications - techniques Dimitris Papadimitriou

    ICA stent angioplasty studies George Pitoulias

    Experience and choice of imaging modalities Spyros Basdekis

    Experience from the use of IVUS Themistoklis Toufektsis

    Experience in CAS Nikolaos Melas

    Experience with CEA Konstantinos Katsenis

    Experience with the neck approach Dimitrios Christopoulos CAS Experience Dimitris Karamanos Management of patients with synchronous CAS and coronary disease Ioannis Velissaris

    SESSION 3: GENERAL SURGERY

    ROUND TABLE: Other topics Chairperson: Ioannis Makris The role of damage control in trauma surgery Evangelos Athanasiou

    The role of simulation training in surgical education Richard Satava

    Sarcomas: state-of-the-art surgical management Eelco De Bree

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    Surgical management of liver metastatic disease Konstantinos Tsalis

    Commentator: Spyros Miliaras Discussion

    LIGHT LUNCH BREAK

    SESSION 4: VASCULAR SURGERY Peripheral Vascular Disease Chairpersons: Dimitrios Papadimitriou Ioannis Tsolakis Commentator: Kyriakos Ktenidis

    Anesthesiological challenges in General and Vascular Surgery Antigoni Mpakola

    Hybrid procedures involving cemoral artery Miltiadis Matsagkas

    Occlusive lesion of tibial arteries Dimitris Siamplis

    Popliteal artery aneurysms choice of method of treament Miltiadis Lazaridis

    Splanchnic artery aneurysms and occlusions Antonis Filippidis

    Experience from the endovascular repair of SFA lesions - complications Ilias Dalainas

    Experience from the endovascular repair of the iliac arteries TASC II III IV Ioannis Kakisis

    Angioplasty experience below the knee - cryoplasty Argyrios Giannopoulos

    Experience from the endovascular repair of popliteal artery aneurysms Petros Chatzigakis

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  • 9SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME FRIDAY MAY 4 2012 Experience from splanchnic artery stenosis Ilias Dalainas

    COFFEE BREAK

    SESSION 5: VASCULAR SURGERY

    STATE-OF-THE-ART LECTURE Chairperson: Dimitrios Kiskinis The role of diabetes in vascular and endovascular surgery and the future of vascular surgery Dieter Raithel Professor of Vascular Surgery

    OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY OF THE CONFERENCE

    Welcome Address Dimitrios Kiskinis

    LECTURES

    The history of the First Surgical Department Spyros Miliaras

    The Apostles The history of the Last Supper in the Art Miltiadis Papanikolaou Professor of History of Art

    Cocktail Reception

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    SESSION 6: VASCULAR SURGERY ROUND TABLE: Aortic Aneurysms Chairpersons: Dimitrios Kiskinis Miltiadis Lazaridis Commentator: Ioannis Lazaridis

    Indications for endovascular repair of AAA Thomas Kotsis Complications of endovascular approach Aggelos Megalopoulos Thoracoabdominal aneurysm management Hybrid technique Kyriakos Ktenidis Thoracoabdominal aneurysm management Fenestrated Theodossios Perdikidis Ruptured AAA Konstantinos Papazoglou Aortoenteric fistulas Stavros Kakkos Mutlilayer stent Ioannis Lazaridis Excluder stent graft Ioannis Tsolakis Stent-graft Endurant Argyrios Giannopoulos Stent graft Anaconda Nikolaos Saratzis Attachment methods for endovascular stents Nikolaos Melas

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    Endologix stent graft Kyriakos Ktenidis New stent devices (Nelix, in- graft, ) Prodromos Papapavlou

    COFFEE BREAK

    INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS PRESENTATION George Tsoulfas

    STATE-OF-THE-ART LECTURE AND DISCUSSION Chairpersons: Dimitris Kiskinis Costantine Spanos

    Fistula-in-Ano: from John Arderne to 2012 Stanley Goldberg

    SESSION 7: GENERAL SURGERY

    ROUND TABLE: Laparoscopic Surgery Chairperson: Emmanuel Leandros Role of laparoscopy in colorectal surgery Andreas Kaiser

    Role of surgery in the obesity epidemic Scott Shikora

    Single incision colectomy: is there any advantage other than cosmesis? W.L. Law

    Complications in laparoscopic surgery Carol Scott- Conner

    Commentator: Kleanthis Giannoulis Discussion

    LIGHT LUNCH BREAK

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  • SESSION 8: VASCULAR SURGERY ROUND TABLE: Other topics Chairpersons: Athanasios Giannoukas Christos Gitas Commentator: Asterios Katsamouris Endovenous therapy RF- LASER Athanasios Giannoukas

    Traumatic vascular lesions Ioannis Lazaridis

    Vascular access in renal failure patients Nikos Bessias

    Vascular surgery contribution to oncology Kyriakos Ktenidis

    Hemodynamic testing Asterios Katsamouris

    Experience from the use of endovenous treatment methods in the management of varicosies John Angelakas

    Experience from popliteal artery injury in knee dislocation George Georgiadis

    Experience from the use of permanent endocardiac hemodialysis catheters John Angelakas Management of patients with renal cell cancer extension into the renal vein Konstantinos Dervissis

    Superior Vena Cava syndrome endovascular management Athanasios Lioupis

    Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome Konstantinos Gkouvas

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  • COFFEE BREAK

    INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS GREEK CHAPTER MEETING

    SESSION 9: GENERAL SURGERY

    ROUND TABLE: Future challenges in Surgical Education Chairperson: Konstantinos Simopoulos The OR of the future W.L. Law

    The triple threat surgeon: is that still feasible? J. F. Fung

    The liver surgeon in the molecular and technology age Yuman Fong

    Commentator: George Tsoulfas Discussion

    CLOSING REMARKS Adjustment and end of the Conference

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  • LOCATION OF THE CONFERENCE

    ThessalonikiThessaloniki is the second major economic, industrial, commercial and political centre in Greece with a population of 1,200,000 inhabitants. It is one of the oldest cities in Europe, founded in about 315 B.C., on a site of old prehistoric settle-ments going back to 2300 B.C., by Cassander, King of Macedonia, and was named after his wife, Thessaloniki, sister of Alexander The Great. Since then, Thessaloniki has become the chief city of Macedonia and a major transportation hub for southeastern Europe.Thessaloniki retains several Ottoman and Roman structures as well as a large number of Byzantine architectural monuments. Among them the Rotonda of St. George, the churches of St. Demetrius, Panagia Acheiropoietus, Aghia Sophia and the well-known White Tower. In addition to the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, there are numerous institu-tions that contribute to the academic and cultural life of the city. Among them are the University of Macedonia, the Archaeological and Byzantine Museums, the Folklore Museum, the State Conservatory, Theatres and Orchestras, the Society of Macedonian Studies, the Institute of Balkan Studies and other cultural and artistic institutions.

    Papageorgiou HospitalThessaloniki Ring Road, 56429 N. Efkarpia Thessaloniki, GREECETel.: 0030 2313 323000Papageorgiou General Hospital has a wide range of clinics, including pathology and surgery, cardiology and heart surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, and orthopaedics. It also has an outpatient clinic with 60 consulting rooms, in all the specialities, and the capacity to deal with 1,200 patients per day and 300,000 per year.

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    SECRETARIAT THESIS Marketing- Public Relations 6, Stratigou Kallari Str., 54622 Thessaloniki, GreeceTel.: 0030 2310 265 898 / 238 296Fax.: 0030 2310 240 669Email: [email protected]-pr.comwww.thesis-pr.com

    LANGUAGEThe official language of the Conference is English and Greek.

    EXHIBITIONThe sponsor companies form the focal point of the Conference with an exhibi-tion of pharmaceutical products, medical devices and books. The commercial exhibition takes place next to the Conference Hall where space is limited and those interested should reserve a space as soon as possible. For further informa-tion, please contact the Secretariat of the Conference.

    NAME BADGESDelegates and accompanying persons are obliged to wear the official Conference name badges on all occasions, at the location of the Conference.

    CERTIFICATES OF ATTEDANCECertificates of Attendance will be issued to all registered delegates by the Secre-tariat of the Conference.

    TECHNICAL EQUIPMENTThe Conference Hall is equipped with data projectors as well as PCs for speakers needs. Speakers are kindly requested to use English language, check and deliver their presentation to the Technical Secretariat of the Conference, at least one hour before their scheduled presentation.

    WEBSITEThe website of the conference is updated on a regular basis and gives the latest details on the Scientific Programme and other useful information.www.thesis-pr.com

    GENERAL INFORMATIONiii

    REGISTRATIONRegistration to attend the Conference is free.

  • Medical Center under Dr. G. Thomas Shires, a research fellowship under Dr. Stephen Lowry, and a surgical oncology fellowship with Dr. Murray F. Brennan at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.Dr. Fong is best known clinically for his extensive work in the field of hepatobiliary surgery especially for hepatocellular carcinoma, hepatic metastases from colorectal cancer, gallbladder cancer, and cholangiocarcinoma. He has pioneered many surgical, laparoscopic, and ablative therapies for these cancers that occur in over a million people yearly worldwide. Nationally and internationally, he has also participated in and coordinated many studies aimed at understanding, preventing, and treating these cancers. In particular, he is focused on developing low cost and minimally invasive treatments for these cancers that are particu-larly common in emerging nations.Dr. Fong leads an active laboratory studying the use of genetically modified viruses for the killing of cancer. He was one of the first investigators to administer engineered viruses into the blood stream of humans for treatment of cancer. He is active at coordinating trials of such novel viruses in international clinical trials. He has co-authored over 500 peer reviewed articles and numerous text books. He is a member of numerous of scientific and medical societies including the American Surgical Association, Southern Surgical Association, and American Society for Clinical Investigation. He has served on the editorial boards of 14 journals. He has received many honors and awards including the James IV Surgical Traveler, and the Shipley Award from the Southern Surgical Association. He has served on the board of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract and the board of the James IV Society of Surgeons. He has been Chair of the Gastrointestinal Organ Site Committee of the ACS Oncology Group. He is currently Chair of the recombinant DNA advisory committee of the National Institutes of Health.

    EDUCATION 1980 University of Chicago, Ph.D. Immunology, Chicago, IL 1982 University of Chicago, M.D., Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL ACADEMIC POSITIONS 1987-1988 Director of Histocompatibility, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY1988 Instructor in Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA1989-1991 Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA1989-Present Director of Transplantation Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

    16 Yuman Fong

    Dr. Fong is an attending surgeon at the Memorial Sloan-Ket-tering Cancer Center (MSKCC), where he holds the Murray F. Brennan Chair in Surgery. He is a Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Yuman Fong received a BA in me-dieval literature from Brown University in 1981, and an MD from Cornell University Medical College in 1984. This was fol-lowed by surgical training at the New York Hospital /Cornell

    GUEST FACULTY CVs

    John Julian Fung

  • 1992-1997 Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA1998-1999 Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA1991-2004 Chief, Division of Transplantation Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA1992-2004 Associate Director for Research and Clinical Services, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA1999-2004 Professor of Surgery with Tenure, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA2000-2004 Inaugural Holder of the Thomas E. Starzl Professorship in Transplantation Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA2004-present Chairman, Department of General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH2004-present Director, Transplant Center, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH2008-present Chairman, Department of Hepatopancreatobiliary and Transplant Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH2008-present Chairman, Department of Surgery in the Education Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH PUBLICATIONSScientific Articles: 891Chapters: 84Abstracts: 264

    of Minnesota. At the same time, he became a founding partner of Colon and Rectal Surgery Associates, Ltd.; the practice that has had a long-standing relationship with the University of Minnesota Medical School.In 1972, Dr. Goldberg was named a Clinical Professor at the University of Minnesota Medi-cal School, where he served as the Director of the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery until 1992. Internationally, Dr. Goldberg has been awarded recognition by some of the most prestigious surgical colleges in the world. Among the many Honorary Fellowships he holds are from the Royal College of Surgeons of England, the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Spanish Association of Surgeons, Philippine College of Surgeons, Honoris Causa in Lleida and in 2008, he received an honorary membership from the Japanese Surgical Society. Dr. Goldberg is among the few American surgeons to have been awarded an Hono-

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    Stanley GoldbergStanley M. Goldberg, M.D. has been at the forefront of colon and rectal surgical education for over half a century. He was born and educated in Minneapolis where he first received a Bachelors degree cum laude in 1953. In 1956, he graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School and also completed his General Surgery and Colon and Rectal Surgery training at the University of Minnesota. He was awarded an American Cancer Society grant in 1962 to study at St. Marks Hospital in London. On his return, he joined the clinical faculty in the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery at the University

  • rary Fellowship by the Royal Society of Medicine of England and the Association of French Surgeons. In 1996, he received the Harold S. Diehl, M.D. Award from the University of Minnesota Medical School in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments. In 2000, the Stanley M. Goldberg, M.D., F.A.C.S. Chair in Colon and Rectal Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery at the University of Minnesota Medical School was established. Dr. Goldberg received the Surgical Alumnus of the Year Award in 2006 from the University of Minnesota Department of Surgery.As a prolific writer in the field of colon and rectal surgery, his name often appears at the end of the list of authors; a sign that it is his department and his inspiration that has been respon-sible for the scientific standards and the surgical infrastructure. He has the reputation of in-spiring enormous loyalty in the many fellows from around the world who have gone to work in his active department. His technical competence, his availability, and his wisdom are le-gendary. Dr. Goldberg is a member of the editorial board of many prestigious surgical jour-nals. He continues to serve as an ambassador for the University of Minnesota, enhancing its profile to a worldwide audience.

    EBSQ Board Certification in Coloproctology. From 2008 to 2009, he served as the Chairman of the Department of Colorectal Surgery at the University of Southern California in Los An-geles. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (FASCRS), and a member of several national and international professional associations.

    Centre in the Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong.Professor Laws main clinical and research interests are in colorectal and minimally invasive surgery. He has been active in developing advanced laparoscopic techniques, transanal endo-scopic surgery, robotic surgery and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery. Professor

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    Andreas KaiserProfessor Kaiser grew up in Switzerland but now lives in Los Ange-les. He did both his Medical School (1988) and General Surgery training in Switzerland. He spent two years for research at Beth Israel Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston. After doing Visceral Surgery at the University Hospital in Zurich, he completed in 2001 a fellowship in Colorectal Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California where he has been on the facul-ty since. Dr. Kaiser has received the Swiss FMH Board Certification in General Surgery, as well as in Visceral Surgery, and the European

    W.L. Law

    Professor Law graduated from Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong in 1987. He obtained the fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1991. He was then trained in colorectal surgery and received his overseas training in Houston, Texas. He was conferred the degree of Master of Surgery in 2001 and the research was on surgical treatment for rectal cancer. Professor Law was appointed as the Clinical Professor of Surgery at The University of Hong Kong in 2008. Currently he is the Chief of Division of Colorectal Surgery at Queen Mary Hospital. He is also the Director of Skills Development

  • Professor Law is a member of numerous professional societies. He was on the Education Re-sources Committee of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and the Membership Committee of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. He is currently the Secretary-General of the International Society for Digestive Surgery and a committee member of the International Society of Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery. Professor Law has authored over 120 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has given nume-rous lectures, both in Hong Kong and overseas. He is currently on the editorial board of about 10 journals including Surgical Practice.

    EDUCATION Medical Degree 1993-1998 University of So Paulo School of Medicine So Paulo, Brazil POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING PhD. in Medicine 2003-2006 University of So Paulo School of Medicine So Paulo, Brazil Post-Doctorate in Medicine 2007-present University of So Paulo School of Medicine So Paulo, Brazil

    PROFESSIONAL POSITIONSAssociate Physician 2004-presentColorectal Surgery DivisionDepartment of GastroenterologyUniversity of So Paulo School of MedicineSo Paulo, Brazil

    AWARDSSSAT Resident Research Forum Award June 2007ASCRS International Fellowship Award 2008

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    Rodrigo Perez

    Richard SatavaRichard Satava, MD, FACS, is Professor of Surgery at the University of Washington Medical Center, and Senior Science Advisor at the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) in Ft. Detrick, MD. He has been continuously active in surgical education and surgical research, with more than 200 publications and book chapters in diverse areas of advanced surgical technology. During his 23 years of military surgery he has been an active flight surgeon. While striving to practice the complete discipline of surgery, he is aggressively pursuing the leading edge of advanced technologies to formulate the architecture for the next generation of Medicine.

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    Carol Scott- Conner

    During the current tour at USAMRMC he has been involved in numerous research initiatives, including simulation and skills training, combat casualty care, robotic surgery and battlefield medicine, the Blast Program, the Armed Forces Institutes for Regenerative Medicine, and the Virtual Autopsy, with a focus on harvesting revolutionary technologies and transitioning them into the mainstream DoD acquisition process. He has fostered the development of at least 3 new areas of medical science surgical simulation, robotic surgery and plasma medicine, which did not exist before they became DoD programs under his management.

    EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL HISTORY A. Institutions Attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology BS, Electrical Engineering 1969 Cambridge, Massachusetts New York University School of Medicine MD 1976 New York, New York University of Kentucky PhD, Anatomy 1988 Lexington, Kentucky Else School of Management MBA 1995 Millsaps College, Jackson, MississippiNew York University Medical Center Resident, Surgery 1976-1980New York, New YorkNew York University Medical Center Chief Resident, Surgery 1980-1981New York, New York

    B. Professional and Academic Positions HeldClinical Instructor 1980-1981 New York University School of Medicine, New York, New YorkAssistant Professor 1981-1985 Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, West VirginiaChief, Gen Surgery 1981-1986 Veterans Administration Medical Center, Huntington, West VirginiaAssociate Professor 1985-1986 Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, West VirginiaAssociate Professor 1986-1991 University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MississippiStaff Surgeon & Acting Chief of Surgery 1990-1993 Veterans Administration Medical Center, Jackson, MississippiProfessor 1991-1995 University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MississippiStaff Physician 1995-present The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IowaConsultant 1995-present Veterans Administration Medical Center, Iowa City, IowaProfessor and Head, Department of Surgery 1995-2004 University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IowaProfessor 1995-present University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa

  • EDUCATION Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA. B.S. Degrees in Biology and Natural Sciences, June 1977- June 1981. Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY. M.D. Degree, June 1981-June 1985.

    HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, July 1991- August 1995. Faulkner Hospital, Boston, MA, September 1995-June 1998.Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, September 1995-October 2011.Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, July 1996-June 1997, October 2011-present. ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTSProfessor of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine, June 2005-October 2011.

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    Scott Alan Shikora

  • VassilisAndrikopoulosDirector of Vascular Surgery Department, Korgiale-neio- Mpenakeio Red Cross Hospital, Athens, GREECE John AngelakasAngiologist, Athens, GREECEEvangelos AthanasiouAssociate Professor of Surgery, University of ThessalyDirector, Surgery Department, University Hospital of Larissa, GREECESpyros BasdekisAssociate Professor of Surgery, University of Athens3rd Surgery Department, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, GREECENikos BessiasVascular Surgery Department, Korgialeneio- Mpenakeio Red Cross Hospital, Athens, GREECE Eelco De BreeSurgical Oncology Department, University of CreteHead, Melanoma Unit, University Hospital of Heraklion, GREECEPetros ChatzigakisVascular Surgery Department, G. Gennimatas General Hospital, Athens, GREECEDimitrios ChristopoulosAAssociate Professor of Vascular Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki2nd Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, G. Gennimatas General Hospital, Thessaloniki, GREECEIlias DalainasVascular Surgery Department, University of Athens, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, GREECEKonstantinos Dervissis Vascular Surgery Department, Konstantopoulio General Hospital, Athens, GREECEAntonis FilippidisDirector, Radio-diagnostic Laboratory, Papageorgiou Hospital, Thessaloniki, GREECEYuman FongProfessor of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York CityMurray F. Brennan Chair in Surgery, Vice Chair, Technology Development, Surgery Department, Director, Center for Image-guided Interventions, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, USAJ. F. FungProfessor of SurgeryChairman, General Surgery Department, Cleveland Clinic

    Director, Transplant Center, Cleveland ClinicChairman, Hepatopancreatobiliary and Transplant Surgery Department, Cleveland ClinicChairman, Education Institute Surgery Department, Cleveland Clinic, USAGeorge GeorgiadisVascular Surgery Department, Democritus University of Thrace, University Hospital of Alexandroupoli, GREECEThomas GerasimidisProfessor of Surgery- Vascular Surgery, Aristotle University of ThessalonikiDirector, 5th Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, GREECEArgyrios GiannopoulosVascular Surgeon, Thessaloniki, GREECEAthanasios GiannoukasAssociate Professor of Vascular Surgery, University of ThessalyDirector, Vascular Surgery Department, University Hospital of Larissa, GREECEKleanthis GiannoulisKleanthis Giannoulis1st Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou Hospital, Thessaloniki, GREECEChristos GitasAssociate Professor of Vascular Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki1st Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou Hospital, Thessaloniki, GREECEKonstantinos GkouvasVascular Surgeon, Thessaloniki, GREECEStanley GoldbergClinical Professor of Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, USAAndreas KaiserAssociate Professor of Clinical Colorectal Surgery, Colorectal Surgery Department, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USAIoannis KakisisVascular Surgery Department, University of Athens, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, GREECEStavros KakkosVascular Surgery Department, University Hospital of Patras, GREECEDimitris Karamanos5th Surgery Department, Aristotle University of

    22 GUEST FACULTY AND SPEAKERS' LIST

  • 23Thessaloniki, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, GREECE

    Christos Karkos5th Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, GREECE

    Asterios KatsamourisProfessor of Vascular Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki1st Propaedeutic Surgery Department, AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, GREECE

    Konstantinos KatsenisAssociate Professor of Vascular Surgery, University of AthensVascular Surgery Department, Aretaieio University Hospital, Athens, GREECE

    Dimitris KiskinisProfessor of Surgery- Vascular Surgery, Aristotle University of ThessalonikiDirector, 1st Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou Hospital, GREECE

    Thomas Kotsis2nd Surgery Department, University of Athens, Aretaieio University Hospital, Athens, GREECE

    Kyriakos KtenidisAssociate Professor of Vascular Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki1st Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou Hospital, Thessaloniki, GREECE

    W.L. Law Professor of Surgery, University of Hong KongChief, Colorectal Surgery Division, Queen Mary HospitalDirector, Skills Development Centre, Surgery Department, University of Hong Kong, HONG KONG

    Ioannis Lazaridis1st Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou Hospital, Thessaloniki, GREECE

    Miltiadis LazaridisProfessor of Vascular Surgery, Democritus University of ThraceDirector, Vascular Surgery Department, University Hospital of Alexandroupoli, GREECE

    Emmanuel LeandrosProfessor of Surgery, University of Athens, Hippokra-tion General Hospital, Athens, GREECE

    Christos LiapisProfessor of Vascular Surgery, University of AthensDirector, Vascular Surgery Department, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, GREECE

    Nikolaos LiasisRadiologist- Angiologist, Athens, GREECEAthanasios LioupisVascular Surgery Department, 424 Army General Hospital, Thessaloniki, GREECEIoannis MakrisProfessor of Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessa-loniki2nd Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, G. Gennimatas General Hospital, Thessaloniki, GREECEMiltiadis MatsagkasSurgery- Vascular Surgery Department, University Hospital of Ioannina, GREECEAntigoni MpakolaDirector, Anaesthesiology Department, Papageorgiou Hospital, Thessaloniki, GREECEAggelos MegalopoulosThoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Department, G. Papanikolaou General Hospital, Thessaloniki, GREECENikolaos Melas1st Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou Hospital, Thessaloniki, GREECESpyros Miliaras1st Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou Hospital, GREECEGeorge MpasdanisProfessor of Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessa-lonikiDirector, 1st Propaedeutic Surgery Department, AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, GREECEDimitris PapadimitriouProfessor of Surgery- Vascular Surgery, Aristotle University of ThessalonikiDirector, Vascular Surgery Division, 2nd Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, G. Gennimatas General Hospital, Thessaloniki, GREECEMiltiadis PapanikolaouProfessor of History of Art, History and Archeology DepartmentDean of School of Philosophy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GREECEProdromos PapapavlouVascular Surgeon, Athens, GREECEKonstantinos PapazoglouAssociate Professor of Surgery- Vascular Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki4rth Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, G. Papanikolaou General Hospital, Thesaloniki, GREECE

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    Rodrigo PerezAssociate Physician, Colorectal Surgery Division, Gastroenterology Department, University of So Paulo School of Medicine, BRAZILTheodossios PerdikidisDirector, Vascular Surgery Department, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Athens, GREECEGeorge Pitoulias2nd Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, G. Gennimatas General Hospital, Thessaloniki, GREECEDieter RaithelProfessor of Vascular SurgeryHead, Vascular 7 Endovascular Surgery Department, Nuremberg Hospital, GERMANYAthanasios SakantamisProfessor of Surgery, Aristotle University of ThessalonikiDirector, 2nd Propaedeutic Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, GREECE

    Nikolaos SaratzisAssociate Professor of Vascular Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki1st Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou Hospital, GREECERichard SatavaProfessor of Surgery, Surgery Department, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, USACarol Scott- ConnerProfessor of Surgery, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, USAScott ShikoraProfessor of SurgerySection Chief, Bariatric Surgery Division, Surgery Department, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, USADimitris SiamplisProfessor of Radiology, University of PatrasDirector, Clinical Radiology Department, University Hospital of Patras, GREECEKonstantinos SimopoulosProfessor of Surgery, Democritus University of ThraceDirector, 2nd Surgery Department, University Hospital of Alexandroupoli, GREECEConstantine Spanos1st Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou Hospital, GREECEThemistoklis Toufektsis1st Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou Hospital, GREECE

    Konstantinos TsalisProfessor of Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki4th Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, G. Papanikolaou General Hospital, Thessaloniki, GREECEIoannis TsolakisProfessor of Vascular Surgery, University of PatrasDirector, Vascular Surgery Department, University Hospital of Patras, GREECEGeorge Tsoulfas1st Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou Hospital, GREECEIoannis VelissarisVascular Surgeon, Thessaloniki, GREECE

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