Advanced & Intermediate Surgical Retina

2014 Sixth Module

9 June – 13 June 2014, Lugano/Switzerland (Preliminary Programme)

 
MONDAY, 9 JUNE 2014
08:30 Treatment of ROP at risk-stages, prognostic factors and follow-up Georges Caputo, France
09:30 ROP Retinal Detachment: staging and specific surgical techniques
10:30 COFFEE BREAK
10:45 Non-ROP Pediatric Retinal Detachment
11:45 Coats Disease & Persistent Fetal Vasculature Syndrome (PFV)
12:30 LUNCH  
13:30 Vitrectomy for complicated proliferative diabetic retinopathy: indications & results Marco A. Zarbin, USA
14:15 COFFEE BREAK
14.30 Vitrectomy for complicated proliferative diabetic retinopathy: techniques & management of complications
15:30 – 16:30 Endophthalmitis: diagnosis and medical and surgical management
     
TUESDAY, 10 JUNE 2014
08:30 Pathologies of vitreomacular interface: Pre-surgical evaluation and prognostic indicators of visual recovery Anselm Jünemann, Germany
09:30 Surgical treatment of the pathologies of vitreomacular interface: how to evidence and effectively remove the posterior hyaloid, ERM, and ILM
10:30 COFFEE BREAK
10:45 Intraoperative complications and use of tamponade in the surgery of
vitreomacular interface
11:30 Preparatory lecture to Wet-Lab Cesare Forlini, Italy
12:30 LUNCH  
13:30 – 17:30 Wet-Lab / Dry-Lab GROUP 1
+ Video Session: Challenging cases in vitreoretinal surgery
Cesare Forlini, Italy
Anselm Jünemann, Germany
Michael Koss, Germany
     
WEDNESDAY, 11 JUNE 2014
08:30 Wet-Lab / Dry-Lab GROUP 2
+ Video Session: Challenging cases in vitreoretinal surgery
Cesare Forlini, Italy
Anselm Jünemann, Germany
Michael Koss, Germany
12:30 LUNCH  
13:30 – 17:30 Wet-Lab / Dry-Lab GROUP 3
+ Video Session: Challenging cases in vitreoretinal surgery
Cesare Forlini, Italy
Anselm Jünemann, Germany
Michael Koss, Germany
   
THURSDAY, 12 JUNE 2014
09:00 Wet-Lab / Dry-Lab Cesare Forlini, Italy
Anselm Jünemann, Germany
Michael Koss, Germany
12:30 LUNCH  
13:30 Retinal Prosthesis: indications and outcome Stanislao Rizzo, Italy
14:15 Retinal Prosthesis: surgical technique of implantation
15:00 COFFEE BREAK
15:15 Macular edema in retinitis pigmentosa: medical and surgical treatment
16:00 – 17:00 Indications and surgical treatments of vascular occlusions
 
FRIDAY, 13 JUNE 2014
08:30 Introduction to the management of primary retinal detachment Donald D’Amico, USA
09:15 Vitrectomy for primary retinal detachment Cyrus Tabatabay, Switzerland
09:45 Tamponades: gases and oils; vitrectomy gauge interactions Donald D’Amico, USA
10:00 Pneumatic retinopexy: indications and techniques
10:15 COFFEE BREAK  
10:30 Practical session on detachment management: buckle elements and placement, surgical decision making, etc. (Interactive session) Donald D’Amico, USA
Cyrus Tabatabay, Switzerland
11:00 Macular surgery: full thickness and lamellar MH, ERM, VMT, myopic schisis, and optic disc pits Cyrus Tabatabay, Switzerland
12:30 Anterior segment issues and combined approaches in vitreoretinal surgery Cyrus Tabatabay, Switzerland
13:00 LUNCH  
14:00 Traumatic retinal detachment: clinical aspects and surgical peculiarities Francesco Boscia, Italy
15:00 COFFEE BREAK
15:15 Management of post-traumatic macular hole
15:45 Management of postoperative complications of vitreoretinal surgery
16:15 – 16:45 Certificates and farewell