Scientific Program

Egypt ACS 2019

April 6-8, 2019


Day 1


Opening Remarks: 9-9.15 am: Prof. Alaa Ismail, Prof. Sherif Omar, Prof. Adel F Ramzy, Prof. Mohey Elbanna, Prof. Omar Sherif Omar

Women in Surgery

Chairpersons and Panelists:

Prof. Patricia Numann, Prof. Adel F Ramzy, Prof. Alaa Ismail, Prof. Salma Dowara, Prof. Agneta Odera, Prof. Faith Muchemwa, Prof. Heba Youssef, Prof. Heather Bougard, Prof. Liza Maria Pompa Gonzalez

  • 9.15 – 9.30 am: Prof. Patricia Numann: Recruiting and Retaining Women Surgeons
  • 9.30 – 9.45 am: Prof. Salma Doawara: Being a Women Surgeon in Egypt
  • 9.45 – 10 am: Prof. Liza Maria Pompa Gonzalez: A Female Bariatric Surgeon in Latin America
  • 10.15 – 10.30 am: Prof. Heather Bougard: Why A Woman be A Surgeon in Africa?
  • 10.15 – 10.30 am: Prof. Faith C Muchemwa: Women in Surgery in Africa
  • 10.30 -10.45 am: Prof. Agneta Odera: Collaborating for Surgical Education and Training in Africa

Session 2:

Emergency Surgery:


Prof. Stanley Ashley, Prof. Faith Muchemwa, Prof. Mohamed El-Shinawy, Prof. Sami Mufeed Said, Prof. Hakim El-Kholy

  • 11-11.15 am: Prof. Mohammed El-Shinawy: Trauma Research: Resolving Health Problems
  • 11.15-11.30: Prof. Heba Youssef: Medical Education in ATLS
  • 11.30-11.50 am: Prof. Karl Miller: Bariatric Surgical Emergencies
  • 11.50 – 12.10 pm: Prof. Stanley Ashley: Necrotizing Pancreatitis
  • 12.10 – 12.20  pm: Prof. Heather Bougard: Emergency Hernia Surgery
  • 12.20 -12.30 pm: Prof. Yehia Abo-Sayed: Damage Control Laparotomy
  • 12.30 – 12.40 pm: Prof. Sahar Yassin: Role of Nursing in Optimizing the outcome of Trauma Management

Session 3:

Colorectal Surgery:


Prof. Stanley Ashley, Prof. Mohamed Farid, Prof. Ahmed Abdelazziz, Prof. Ashraf Zaghloul, Prof. Ahmed Farag El-Kased

  • 1.30-1.50 pm: Prof. Mohammed Farid: Transanal Intersphincteric Resection for Low Rectal Cancer
  • 1.50-2.10 pm: Prof. Stanley Ashley: Updates on Management of Colorectal Liver Metastasis
  • 2.10 – 2.30 pm: Prof. Ahmed Abdel-Azziz: Guidelines for Decision Making in Rectal Cancer
  • 2.30 – 2.50 pm: Prof. Hany Maurice: Role of Endoscopic Tumor Tattooing in improving LN retrieval in Colorectal Cancer Surgery
  • 2.50 – 3.10 pm: Prof. Ashraf Zaghloul: Robotic-Assisted versus Conventional Laparoscopic Approach for Rectal Cancer Surgery, First Egyptian Academic Center Experience, RCT
  • 3.10  – 3.30 pm: Prof. Ahmed Aly: Update on the Management of Diverticular Disease of the Colon

Session 4:

Surgical Oncology:


Prof. Gamal Emeira, Prof. Waheed Yousry, Prof. Magdy Amin, Prof. Mohsen Salem, Prof. Abdelrahman El-Maraghy

  • 3.30 – 3.40 pm: Dr. Mohamed Abdelrazek: Clinical Application of indocyanin green (ICG) enhanced fluorescence in Laparoscopic Surgery
  • 3.40 – 4 pm: Prof. Gamal Emeira: Updates in HIPEC in Ovarian Cancer
  • 4 – 4.20 pm: Prof. Ihab Saad: Updates in HIPEC in Colorectal Cancer
  • 4.20 – 4.40  pm: Prof. Waheed Yousry: Cytoreductive Surgery and HIPEC in Peritoneal Metastases: Technique and Results
  • 4.40  – 5 pm: Prof. Tarek Youssef: Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery


Day 2

Session 5

Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery I:


Prof. Patricia Numann, Prof. Karl Miller, Prof. Alaa Abbas, Prof. Osama Galal, Prof. Liza Maria Pompa Gonzalez

  • 9 – 9.20 am: Prof. Karl Miller: The Gold Standard Bariatric Procedure in 2019
  • 9.20-9.40 am: Prof. Patricia Numann: Dealing with rapidly changing information
  • 9.40 – 10 am: Prof. Alaa Abbas: Guidelines for Bariatric Surgery in Egypt
  • 10 – 10.15 am: Prof. Khaled Gawdat: Fanboys of Bariatric Surgery
  • 10.15 – 10.30 am: Prof. Mohey Elbanna: Truths and Myths of Metabolic Surgery

Session 6:

Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery II:


Prof. Saeed El-Kayal, Prof. Hasan Shaker, Prof. Liza Maria Pompa Gonzalez

Prof. Osama Fouad, Prof. Mohey Elbanna

  • 11-11.20 am: Prof. Liza Maria Pompa Gonzalez: Sleeve as A Metabolic Procedure
  • 11.20-11.40 am: Dr. Tamer N. Abdelbaki: Bikini Line Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • 11.40-11.50 am: Prof. Mohey Elbanna: The Non-refluxing Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • 11.50-12 pm: Prof. Alaa Abbas: SADI-S: A Promising Metabolic Operation
  • 12 pm- 12.10 pm: Prof. Khaled Gawdat: Management of Failure of RYGB
  • 12.10 – 12.30 pm: Prof. Saeed El Kayal: Prevention and Management of Perioperative Bariatric Surgery Bleeding


Session 7:

Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery III:

Prof. Liza Maria Pompa Gonzalez, Prof. Mohamed Abdelwahab, Prof. Agneta Odera, Prof. Alaa Abbas, Prof. Ahmad Ibrahim

  • 1.30 – 1.50 pm: Prof. Saeed El-Kyaal: Video Presentation: Revisional Bariatric Surgery
  • 1.50 -2.10 pm: Prof. Mohey Elbanna: Prevention and Management of Complications of OAGB/MGB
  • 2.10- 2.30 pm: Prof. Liza Maria Pompa Gonzalez: Video Presentation : Complications of Mini Gastric Bypass
  • 2.30 – 2.50 pm: Dr. Mostafa Gamal: Challenges and Pitfalls in Revisional Bariatric Surgery
  • 2.50 – 3 pm: Discussion

Session 8:

Hernia Surgery:

Chairperson: Prof. Heather Bougard, Prof. Ashraf Kamal, Prof. Ali Al-Anwar, Prof. Reda Saa, Prof. Tarek Youssef

  • 3.30 – 3.50 pm: Prof. Heather Bougard: International Inguinal Hernia Guidelines
  • 3.50 – 4.10 pm: Prof. Reda Saad: Refractory GERD: How to proceed?
  • 4.10-4.30 pm: Prof. Mohammed Mahfouz: Laparoscopic Redo Hiatal Hernia Repair with Mesh after Failed Nissen Fundoplication
  • 4.30-4.50 pm: Prof. Tarek Youssef: Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • 4.50-5 pm: Prof. Mohey Elbanna: Guidelines on Bariatric Surgery and Hernia Surgery


Day 3

9:00pm to 10:30pm

Chairpersons : 

Prof Mohamed Shinawi, Prof Mohamed Hegazy, Prof Wessam El Sherif, Prof Atef Abdelghani

  • Understanding Breast Cancer Genetics. 25 min Prof Dalia Abo El Azm
  • Hands on oncoplastic courses: Lessons learned 25 minProf Ibrahim Elzayat
  • Breast Cancer Research Network 25 min Prof Mohamed Shinawi
  • Discussion 15 min

11:00pm to 12:30pm

  • Chairpersons : 

Prof Mohamed Lotayef, Prof Hatem Aboelkassem, Prof Khaled Makin, Prof Hanan Gweifal

  • Practice guidelines from everywhere in a nutshell for Surgeons 60 min Prof Hussein Khaled
  • Lessons learned after 12 years Oncoplasty 30 min Prof Omar Sherif Omar

13:30pm to 15:00pm


Prof Omar Sherif Omar , Prof Tamer Fady Youssef  &  Prof Walid El Nahas

  • Challenging Surgical Case Presentations: Each case will be presented in 5 min and discussed in 10 min
  • Case 1:Prof Mohamed Hegazy
  • Case 2:Prof Ahmed Farahat
  • Case 3:Prof Reda Abdeltawab
  • Case 4:Prof Mahmoud Abdelmoneim
  • Case 5:Prof Ahmed Gamal
  • Case 6: Prof Ayman Abo Shamela


15:30pm to 17:00pm

Chairpersons : Prof Yehia Safwat KASO PANEL:  Prof Hamdy A . Azeem

Prof Atef Abdelghani 

Prof Hanaa Attia

Prof Omar Zakaria

Prof Naglaa Abdelrazek

Prof Nadia Mokhtar

Prof Yasmin Mounir

Prof Gamal Emeira

Prof Emad Khallaf

Prof Aly Hindawy

Prof Shaimaa Lachin

Prof Hesham El Ghazaly

Prof Loay Kassem

Prof Rasha Wessam

Prof Mahmoud Abdelmoneim

  • MDT discussion case 1 45min KASO PANEL
  • MDT discussion case 2 45min KASO PANEL


Plenary Sessions

Breast Surgery

Esophago-Gastric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery

Colorectal Surgery

Hernia Surgery

Endocrine Surgery

HPB Surgery


Breast Surgery

Hernia Surgery

Colorectal Surgery

Bariatric Surgery

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