CanSage2 Program

(updated September 13, 2017)

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This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the SOGC. You may claim a maximum of 14 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

 

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. More information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit.

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

By Invitation:

18:00 – 20:00

Room: Tchaikovsky

Fellows’ Icebreaker “Happy Hour”    

Sponsored by Hologic

20:00 – 20:20

Room: Chopin

Rendez-vous for Fellowship Directors’ Meeting and Dinner

20:30

Location: Les Enfants Terribles

Fellowship Directors’ Dinner

Sponsored by Bayer

 

21:00 –

Location: Grinder

Fellows’ Dinner

Sponsored by CanSAGE

Friday, September 15, 2017

06:30 – 17:00

Room: Foyer Interlude

Registration

07:00 – 07:45
Room: Opus II

Breakfast Symposium

Moderator: Neeraj Mehra, Vancouver, BC

MyoSure in an Everyday Clinical Setting – Aubrey Uretsky – Misericordia Community Hospital, AB

AUB and Today – Mina Wesa – Royal Columbian Hospital, BC

Ambulatory – The Way of the Future in Canada – Chandrew Rajakumar – University of Calgary, AB

Sponsored by Hologic

 

07:50
Room: Opus II

Welcome and Introduction
John Thiel

 

Moderators: Philippe Laberge, Olga Bougie

08:00 – 08:40
Room: Opus II

Plenary 1 – Ally Murji and Lindsay Shirreff
Surgical Performance

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to understand the importance of surgical quality metrics and performance feedback on improving quality of care and patient safety.

 

08:40 – 09:20
Room: Opus II

Plenary 2 – Malcolm Munro
Adenomyosis: New FIGO Classification

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to describe both ultrasound and MRI based features of adenomyosis and their potential implications in the management of this disorder.


09:20 – 10:00
Room: Opus II

Plenary 3 – Philippe Descamps

Chirurgie de l'endométriose en 2017 : Quel type et quand?
[Endometriosis Surgery in 2017: Which Type and When?
Presentation in French; slides in English]

Objectif : identifier les patientes devant bénéficier d’une chirurgie; définir la chirurgie « idéale » selon le type de présentation.

10:00 – 10:30
Room: Opus I and Foyer Interlude

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

 

Moderators: Violaine Marcoux, Jackie Thurston
10:30 – 11:20
Room: Opus II

Research Presentations – Top Five Orals

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to deliver immediate, constructive feedback on oral presentations; share the implications of this research within their own institutions. This session is designed for learners and non-learners.

10:30-10:40        O-001

La fluorescéine sodique : une alternative pour la visualisation des jets urétéraux cystoscopique après hystérectomie laparoscopique   – Presentation in French; slides in English

Léa Delbos, Centre Hospitalier de l’Université Laval (CHUL)

10:40-10:50        O-002

Pregnancy Outcomes Following Ulipristal Acetate Treatment for Uterine Fibroids: A Systematic Review and Multi-Center Canadian Case Series

Cassandra De Gasperis-Brigante, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto

10:50-11:00        O-003

Influence of race/ethnicity on route of hysterectomy and inpatient surgical complications

Olga Bougie, Queen's University

11:00-11:10        O-004

Sliding sign in the prediction of posterior cul-de-sac obliteration in women with suspected endometriosis

Paul Yong, University of British Columbia

11:10-11:20        O-005

Canadian OBGYN Residents: Are they ready for independent practice? A National survey of graduating residents

Jessica Papillon-Smith, University of Toronto

 

Introduction: John Thiel
11:20 – 12:00

Room: Opus II

Keynote Speaker – George Vilos
History of MIS in Canada

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to describe the evolution of Endoscopy in Canada; recognize the pioneering contributions of Dr. Jacques-Emile Rioux to Endoscopy, Electrosurgery and Assisted Reproduction; summarize the contributions of Canadians to Endoscopy.

12:00
Room: Opus II

Presentation of the George Vilos Award

 

12:10 – 12:45
Room: Opus I and Foyer Interlude

Lunch: grab and go boxes, and Exhibits

12:45 - 13:45

Concurrent Sessions – Rooms: Opus II, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, and Vivaldi

Facilitated Video and e-Poster Oral Presentations

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to discuss the findings from educational research posters; describe the implications of this research within their own institutions. This session is designed for learners and non-learners.

Moderator: Abheha Satkunaratnam

12:45 – 13:45
Room: Opus II

Facilitated Video and e-Poster Oral Presentations

12:45-12:52  OP-101

Laparoscopic Bowel Injuries: Lessons from 23 Litigated Gynecologic Cases in Canada

George P. Jacob, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance

12:52-12:59  OP-102

Fertility and Pregnancy Outcomes Following Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Myomectomy (RALM) in a Canadian Cohort

Humna Amjad, University of Toronto

12:59-13:06  OP-103

Outcomes of Robotic Radical Hysterectomy for Cervical Cancer in Comparison to Open and Laparoscopic: A Population Based Study

Sabrina Piedimonte, McGill University

13:06-13:13  OP-104

Case Series of 29 Women with Abnormal Uterine Bleeding and Uterine Leiomyomas Treated with Ulipristal Acetate Continuously for Over 6 Months

Samantha Benlolo, Western University

13:13-13:20  OP-105

Disease Burden Among Canadian Women With Symptomatic Uterine Fibroids: Interim Results of CAPTURE

Nicholas Leyland, Prescott Medical Communications Group (for Allergan plc)

13:20-13:27  OP-110

Real-world efficacy of ulipristal acetate in patients with symptomatic fibroids: A Canadian experience

Claude Fortin, Hôpital de Lasalle

13:27-13:34   OP-111

Continuous ulipristal acetate treatment of menorrhagia caused by uterine fibroids in a patient with active venous thromboembolism concurrently managed with Rivaroxatan

Placide Rubabaza, Ajax-Pickering Hospital, Lakeridge Health

13:34-13:44   V-210

Safe intraperitoneal placement for laparoscopic entry

Angelos Vilos, Western University
 

 

Moderator: Paul Yong

12:45 – 13:45
Room: Beethoven

Facilitated Video and e-Poster Oral Presentations

12:45-12:55        V-207

Hysteroscopic resection of low grade, early stage endometrial cancer in a patient desiring fertility preservation: a pilot case

Neeraj Mehra, University of British Columbia

12:55-13:05        V-208

Targeted hysteroscopic resection of a spontaneous missed abortion

Huse Kamencic, University of Saskatchewan

13:05-13:12        OP-106

Effectiveness of Outpatient versus Operating Room Hysteroscopy for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Uterine Conditions: A Systematic Review

Sukhbir Sony Singh, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

13:12-13:19        OP-107

Measures to Reduce Peri- and Intra-Operative Blood Loss at Myomectomy: A Survey of Obstetrician-Gynecologists

Grace W. Yeung, Scarborough General Hospital

13:19-13:29        V-209

Vasopressin in Gynecological Procedures

Tina Ngan, McGill University Health Centre

13:29-13:36        OP-108

Preoperative and intra-operative factors associated with transfusion of red blood cells among women undergoing hysterectomy

Tamer Elfazari, University of Ottawa

13:36-13:43        OP-109

Factors Influencing the Difficulty of Laparoscopic Myomectomy: A Delphi Approach

Ally Murji, University of Toronto
 

 

Moderator: Carrie Corbett

12:45 – 13:46  (Session will run one minute over)

Room: Tchaikovsky

Facilitated Video and e-Poster Oral Presentations

12:45-12:55        V-211

Laparoscopic resection of interstitial ectopic remnants

Anita Kuriya, McMaster University

12:55-13:02        OP-112

Surgical Management Algorithm for Cesarean Scar Pregnancy

Jessica Papillon-Smith, University of Toronto

13:02-13:12        V-212

The use of internal iliac artery ligation in morbidly adherent placenta

Anita Kuriya, McMaster University

13:12-13:22        V-213

Tips and Tricks for Laparoscopy in the Obese Patient

Jessica Papillon-Smith, University of Toronto

13:22-13:29        OP-113

Characteristics of Motivation to Use Laparoscopic Skills Training in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Resident Population: A Pilot Study

Jocelyn Stairs, Dalhousie University

13:29-13:36        OP-114

Emergency cerclage: does it work and what to do with progesterone

Claudine Storness-Bliss, University of British Columbia

13:36-13:46        V-214

Helium Gas Plasma Energy: Treatment of Endometriosis with J-Plasma®

Grace W. Yeung, Scarborough General Hospital
 

Moderator: Jaclyn Madar

12:45 – 13:45

Room: Vivaldi

Facilitated Video and e-Poster Oral Presentations

12:45-12:52        OP-115

Genitourinary involvement in deep infiltrating endometriosis

Olga Bougie, Queen's University

12:52-12:59        OP-116

Chronic Pelvic Pain and Pelvic Muscle Injections: Our Local Experience

Caitlyn Howe, University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine

12:59-13:06        OP-117

Cost-analysis of surgical treatment for endometriosis: Helium gas plasma vs. Laser laparoscopy

Grace W. Yeung, Scarborough General Hospital

13:06-13:16        V-215

Minimizing ovarian damage when resecting endometriomas

Andrew Zakhari, McGill University

13:16-13:26        V-216

Restoring Normal Anatomy in Deep Infiltrating Endometriosis

Ari Sanders, Mount Sinai Hospital

13:26-13:36        V-217

Approach to the Retroperitoneum and Ureterolysis

Sarah Scattolon, McMaster University Medical Center
 

Moderators: Sari Kives, Aubrey Uretsky
13:45 – 14:30

Room: Opus II

Debate – Philippe Descamps and Jonathon Solnik
Morcellation

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to determine the red flags which contraindicate the practice of morcellation; discuss how the surgical alternatives to mechanical morcellation create disadvantages for both surgeons and patients; distinguish the prerequisites for a safe morcellation.

 

14:30 – 15:00
Room: Opus II

Panel – Elizabeth Randle and Nicholas Leyland
What Would You Do? Challenging Cases: ROUND 1

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to offer different diagnostic and management approaches to some challenging cases.

 

15:00 – 15:30
Room: Opus I and Foyer Interlude

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

 

Moderators: Chandrew Rajakumar, Sonja Bodmer-Roy
15:30 – 16:10

Room: Opus II

Plenary 4 – Karine Lortie
Management of Laparoscopic Complications

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to discuss the common mechanisms of injury at laparoscopic surgery; discuss strategies to reduce the risk of complications and subsequent damage inherent in surgical practice; review videos of common injuries and strategies to remediate these.

 

16:10 – 16:50
Room: Opus II

Plenary 5 – Claude Fortin

Myomectomie par hystéroscopie : ‘’ Technologies de Pointe ‘’
[Hysteroscopic Removal of Fibroids: State-of-the-Art
Presentation in French; slides in English]

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to review the best available evidence and best practices for hysteroscopic management of uterine fibroids in fertility sparing context; evaluate the traditional and more recent hysteroscopic technologies used to treat intracavitary and/or intramural fibroids for these same patients; describe their benefits and limitations.

 

16:50
Room: Opus II

Program ends for the day

 

18:00 – 23:00
Location: Alexandra Pier, 200 Rue de la Commune Ouest, Montréal, QC H2Y 4B2

Boarding: Starts at 6:00pm.

CanSAGE2 Black Magic Conference Gala Dinner-Cruise
Ticketed event; dinner-cruise on the St. Lawrence River

 

Dress: All Black Chic (not black tie; more casual)

The dinner cruise will take place from 7:00pm to 11:00pm.
 

Mentalism by SPIDEY

Sponsored by Minerva Surgical, Inc.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

07:00 – 17:00

Room: Foyer Interlude

Registration

07:30 – 08:00
Room: Opus II

CanSAGE Business Meeting – All Welcome

 

08:00 – 08:45
Room: Opus II

Breakfast Symposium

Rise and Shine: Improving Uterine Fibroid Surgical Management Through Self-Assessment
Liane Belland

Sponsored by AbbVie

 

08:50
Room: Opus II

Introduction 
Claude Fortin

 

Moderators: Herb Wong, Cleve Ziegler
09:00 – 09:40

Room: Opus II

Plenary 6 – Geoff Cundiff
Balancing the Needs of the Patient and the Learner

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to discuss balancing the needs of learners and patients in a surgical setting; describe techniques to optimize surgical learning; discuss the role of simulation in applying CBME to surgical education.

 

9:40 – 10:20
Room: Opus II

Plenary 7 – Philippe Laberge
Endometrial Ablation Trends and Troubles in 2017

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to review the indications and pre-op counselling for EA; describe the evolution of EA over time; compare the difference in outcomes of EA vs other treatment modalities; debate on the troubles facing EA in 2017.

 

10:20 – 10:50
Room: Opus I and Foyer Interlude

Refreshment Break and Exhibits


Moderators: Sabrina Tancrède, Ally Murji
10:50 – 11:40
Room: Opus II

Research Presentations – Orals

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to deliver immediate, constructive feedback on oral presentations; share the implications of this research within their own institutions. This session is designed for learners and non-learners.

 

10:50-11:00        O-006

Implementation and Validation of a Retroperitoneal Simulation Curriculum

Eliane Shore, St Michael's Hospital

11:00-11:10        O-007

Internal iliac artery ligation versus balloon occlusion at the time of hysterectomy for invasive placenta: a multicenter, retrospective review

Anita Kuriya, McMaster University

11:10-11:20        O-008

Do Young Women Regret Their Hysterectomy? A Survey of Women 35 years of Age and Under

Michael W.H. Suen, University of Ottawa

11:20-11:30        O-009

Implementation of a Same-Day Discharge Protocol Following Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

Alysha Nensi, McMaster University

11:30-11:40        O-010

Relationship between pelvic disease and surgical site infection in women undergoing hysterectomy

Innie Chen, University of Ottawa

11:40 – 12:20
Room: Opus II

Plenary 8 – Isabelle Lévesque
Relâchement pelvien : ‘’ Approches Diverses ‘’
[Pelvic Prolapse Approach in 2017
Presentation in French; slides in English]

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to compare the different kinds of pelvic organs prolapse treatments; identify the most important factors to determine the choice of treatment for each patient.

 

12:20 – 13:10
Room: Opus I and Foyer Interlude

Lunch, Exhibits and Poster/Video Browsing


Moderators: Liane Belland, Darrien Rattray
13:10 – 14:10

Room: Opus II
Film Festival

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to discuss the findings from educational videos; describe the implications of these innovations within their own institutions. This session is designed for learners and non-learners.

13:10-13:20        V-201

Canadian Surgeons Demonstrate 101 Ways to Close a Cuff

Alysha Nensi, McMaster University - Health Sciences Centre

13:20-13:30        V-202

Laparoscopic Subtotal Hysterectomy for a Large Cervical Fibroid

Justin Mui, University of British Columbia

13:30-13:40        V-203

Managing the Adherent Bladder at the Time of Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

Lauren Jain, University of Toronto

13:40-13:50        V-204

Technique for Laparoscopic Cervical Cerclage

Elizabeth Randle, University of Saskatchewan

13:50-14:00        V-205

Four Step Approach to the Rectovaginal Endometriotic Nodule

Michael W.H. Suen, University of Ottawa

14:00-14:10        V-206

Endometrial Niche

Joannie Neveu, University of Calgary

14:10 – 14:40

Room: Opus II
Panel – Fady Mansour and John Thiel
What Would You Do? Challenging Cases: ROUND 2

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to evaluate two approaches to the surgical management of severe endometriosis; determine the best approach to the management of cervical insufficiency in the first trimester.

 

14:40 – 15:10
Room: Opus I and Foyer Interlude

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

 

Moderators: Liz Randle, Innie Chen

15:10 – 16:00

Room: Opus II

Research Presentations – Orals
 

 

15:10-15:20        O-011

Somatic mutations in deep infiltrating endometriosis

Paul Yong, University of British Columbia

15:20-15:30        O-012

Prevalence of Occult Leiomyosarcomas in a Canadian Province: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Clara Wu, University of Saskatchewan

15:30-15:40        O-013

Operating Room Utilization: A Retrospective Comparative Analysis of Perioperative Delays

Grace W. Yeung, Scarborough General Hospital

15:40-15:50        O-014

Influence of Resident Involvement in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Surgery on Surgical Outcomes: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Olga Bougie, Queen's University

15:50-16:00        O-015

Modeling the learning curves of incoming Surgical trainees

Ana Maria Iancu, St Michael's Hospital


Moderators: Alaa Awadalla, Eliane Shore
16:00 – 16:45
Room: Opus II

Debate – Sukhbir Sony Singh versus Catherine Allaire

Endometriosis-Associated Persistent Pelvic Pain: To Operate or Not?

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to evaluate the patient for various contributors to persistent pelvic pain; discuss the concept of central sensitization; understand the role of surgery for endometriosis; have a practical approach/algorithm for these patients.

 

Moderator: Claude Fortin

Room: Opus II

16:45 – 17:00

Awards Presentation 

 

Announcement of CanSAGE3

Liane Belland

CanSAGE2 Program Closes

 

17:00 – 18:30

Room: Opus I and Foyer Interlude

Wine and Cheese Reception – All Welcome

Evening on your own

Sunday, September 17, 2017

07:30-11:00

Room: Foyer Interlude

Registration

 

08:30 – 10:30

Room: Opus II

Mentorship and Fellows’ Breakfast and Research Presentations


OPTIONAL

Who should attend?
Current fellows, future fellows, mentors interested in educating

 

08:30

Welcome: Jonathon Solnik


08:35

Review and discussion of building a national fellowship program


09:15 – 10:30

Roundtable summary presentations of current fellow research programs, future plans and opportunities for collaboration 


Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to summarize and discuss the findings from key education research papers; interpret and integrate feedback from non-learners; describe the implications of this research to their colleagues for application to their specific educational context. This session is designed for all CanSAGE conference attendees including fellows, residents, medical students, clinicians, researchers, educators, and program directors.

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