Advanced & Intermediate Surgical Retina

2015 Fifth Module

1 – 5 June 2015, Lugano/Switzerland

Scientific coordinators: Borja Corcóstegui, Spain; Bruno Falcomatà, Italy

 
MONDAY, 1 JUNE 2015
09:00 Introduction to the management of primary retinal detachment Donald D’Amico, USA
09:45 Vitrectomy for primary retinal detachment Cyrus Tabatabay, Switzerland
10:15 Tamponades: gases and oils; vitrectomy gauge interactions Donald D’Amico, USA
10:30 Pneumatic retinopexy: indications and techniques
10:45 COFFEE BREAK  
11:00 Practical session on detachment management: buckle elements and placement, surgical decision making (interactive session) Donald D’Amico, USA
Cyrus Tabatabay, Switzerland
11:30 Macular surgery: full thickness and lamellar MH, ERM, VMT, myopic schisis, and optic disc pits Cyrus Tabatabay, Switzerland
12:15 Anterior segment issues and combined approaches in vitreoretinal surgery Donald D’Amico, USA
Cyrus Tabatabay, Switzerland
13:00 LUNCH  
14:00 Vitrectomy for complicated PDR:
• Management of fibrovascular proliferation
• Management of traction-rhegmatogenous retinal detachment
• Management of anterior hyaloidal fibrovascular proliferation
Marco Zarbin, USA
Shinobu Takeuchi, Japan
15:30 COFFEE BREAK  
15:45 – 16:30 Surgical treatment of vascular diseases of the retina
• PDR continued: Management of taut posterior hyaloid face
• Sickle cell retinopathy
• Retinal arterial macroaneurysm
• Angioma in Von-Hippel Lindau
• Choroidal neovascularization
Marco Zarbin, USA
Shinobu Takeuchi, Japan
     
TUESDAY, 2 JUNE 2015
08:30 How the vitrectomy machine can improve your MIVS technique:
cutter shape and size, speed, duty cycle and continuing IOP control when:
• Facing mobile retina in RD
• Rigid retina in RD
• New and old vitreous hemorrhages
• Vitreomacular traction and membranes
• Macular hole
Shinobu Takeuchi, Japan
10:15 COFFEE BREAK  
10:30 Lights, dyes and systems of visualization for MIVS, from vitreous base to the posterior pole Robert Rejdak, Poland
11:15 Expanding indications of intraoperative OCT Anselm Jünemann, Germany
12:00 Preparatory lecture to Wet-Lab
12:30 LUNCH  
13:30 – 17:30 Wet-Lab / Dry-Lab GROUP 1
+ Video Session: Challenging cases and complications in vitreoretinal surgery
Robert Rejdak, Poland
Anselm Jünemann, Germany
Shinobu Takeuchi, Japan
Michael Koss, Germany
     
WEDNESDAY, 3 JUNE 2015
08:30 Wet-Lab / Dry-Lab GROUP 2
+ Video Session: Challenging cases and complications in vitreoretinal surgery
Robert Rejdak, Poland
Anselm Jünemann, Germany
Shinobu Takeuchi, Japan
Michael Koss, Germany
12:30 LUNCH  
13:30 – 17:30 Wet-Lab / Dry-Lab GROUP 3
+ Video Session: Challenging cases and complications in vitreoretinal surgery
Robert Rejdak, Poland
Anselm Jünemann, Germany
Shinobu Takeuchi, Japan
Michael Koss, Germany
   
THURSDAY, 4 JUNE 2015
09:00 Wet-Lab / Dry-Lab
+ Video Session: Challenging cases and complications in vitreoretinal surgery
Robert Rejdak, Poland
Anselm Jünemann, Germany
Shinobu Takeuchi, Japan
Michael Koss, Germany
12:30 LUNCH  
13:30 Management of post-traumatic macular hole Jonathan Chang, USA
14:00 Removal of intraocular foreign bodies
14:45 Nucleus or IOL dropped in vitreous cavity: surgical management
15:30 COFFEE BREAK  
15:45 – 17:00 Traumatic tetinal detachment – Clinical and surgical aspects with video presentations Stanley Chang, USA
 
FRIDAY, 5 JUNE 2015
09:00 Giant retinal tears: Clinical features and surgical management Borja Corcóstegui, Spain
10:00 PVR – Risk factors, surgical algorithm, tamponades and results Stanley Chang, USA
11.00 COFFEE BREAK  
11:15 Video case presentations – Complex RD cases Stanley Chang, USA
Borja Corcóstegui, Spain
12:30 LUNCH  
13:30 Vitreoschisis in high myopic retinal detachment Stanley Chang, USA
14:30 Challenging case presentations and surgical complications: Failed macular hole, Myopic foveoschisis, retinal detachment, Primary retinal detachment, Visual field loss, glaucoma Borja Corcóstegui, Spain
Stanley Chang, USA
15:30 – 16:00 Certificates and farewell