CanSAGE3 Program

(updated November 19, 2018)

Legend:
Presentation:  O – Oral (10 mins)   OP – ePoster (7 mins)   V – Video (10 mins)
 

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

07:00 – 12:00

Room: KC206

Fellows Boot Camp

09:30 – 11:00

Room: KC210

Fellowship Directors’ Meeting

Moderator: Liane Belland

12:00 – 13:30

Room: KC101

Expert Lunch   Ticketed event; limit 25 pre-registered participants

Béatrice Cormier, Université de Montréal
The role of hysterectomy in BRCA positive patients. What’s new? 

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Estimate the risk of endometrial cancer associated with different BRCA mutations; Identify sub-categories of patients most likely to benefit from hysterectomy at time of prophylactic BSO; Describe proper technique for prophylactic surgery in genetically predisposed women.

Annette Epp, University of Saskatchewan
The outpatient TLH: From a dream to making it reality

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Identify the necessary criteria to establish an Outpatient Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy program; Identify relevant stakeholders in this process; Develop educational tools for patients and staff and produce standardized protocols and order sets.

Emilie Gorak Savard, Université de Montréal
The conversion factor: Tips and tricks for avoiding a laparotomy

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Identify possible complications or difficulties faced during a laparoscopic procedure, especially during a Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, and to propose tracks of solutions to avoid them; Identify the most common mistakes occurred during a laparoscopic surgery and to discuss possible ways to avoid or control them; Suggest some tips and tricks that will make the laparoscopic technique, in particular the TLH, easier and more efficient, in order to avoid a laparotomy; Discuss and share specific cases concerning difficult laparoscopic procedures or technical gestures, and to propose possible solutions.

Grace Liu, University of Toronto
Help!!  I can’t get it out! The art of specimen removal

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Evaluate different methods of specimen retrieval and removal, and decide which method might be useful to them in their practice; Apply the different modes of surgical removal with greater ease, utilizing tips, tricks, and troubleshooting discussed and demonstrated with the use of surgical video.

Togas Tulandi, McGill University
The role of fibroids and adenomyosis in the infertile patient

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Discuss the implications of myoma and adenomyosis on reproduction; Discuss appropriate approaches to treat myoma and adenomyosis in women of reproductive age; Recognize the importance of surgical technique for myomectomy or adeno-myomectomy; Discuss pre-myomectomy treatment.

13:30

Room: KC103

CanSAGE3 Opening Session

Welcome and Introduction: John Thiel
 

Moderators: Claude Fortin and Herbert Wong

13:45 – 15:00

Room: KC103

PANEL DISCUSSION – Medico-legal aspects of MIS:
From philosophy to practicality

MIS: Can we stay out of trouble?
Guylaine Lefebvre, Canadian Medical Protective Association

How can we avoid/mitigate surgical complications
Philippe Laberge, Université Laval, CHU de Québec

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Describe what every MIS surgeon should know; Apply tips and tricks to avoid/mitigate complications and litigation.

 

Moderators: Sukhbir Sony Singh and Chelsey Topping

15:00 – 16:00

Room: KC103

PLENARY LECTURE – Surgery, an extreme sport?
Why physician wellness matters

Jane Lemaire, University of Calgary

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Identify what work-related hazards face physicians; Discuss recent advances in the approach to physician wellness; Describe how physician wellness links to work culture and context.

16:00 – 16:15

Mini health break

Introduction: Colin Birch

16:15 – 17:30

Room: KC103

KEYNOTE SPEAKER – A painful journey

John Jarrell, University of Calgary

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Relate the development of pain testing for pelvic pain sensitization; Explore the benefits of pain testing at the bedside.

Presentation of the George Vilos Award

 

17:30 – 19:00

Room: KC101

Meet-and-Greet

18:30 – 20:00

Room: KC 210

CanSAGE Board Meeting

 

19:00 –

Dinner and evening on your own

20:15

Fellowship Directors’ Dinner

By Invitation

Friday, September 28, 2018

07:00 – 07:45
Room: KC201/203/205
Sponsored Breakfast Symposium  (This session is not accredited)

A light breakfast will be served

Please refer to the Industry Breakfasts page for details

07:50
Room: KC201/203/205

Morning Session

Welcome and Housekeeping

 

Moderators: Ally Murji and Innie Chen

08:00 – 09:00

Room: KC201/203/205

Top oral research presentations

O-001

08:00-08:10

Andrea Simpson – St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario

Equal pay for equal work? Gender-based disparities in the hourly remuneration of surgeons in Ontario, Canada

 

O-002

08:10-08:20

Ari Sanders – Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario

Surgical outcomes following uterine artery occlusion at myomectomy: Systematic review and meta-analysis

 

O-003

08:20-08:30

Kristina Arion – University of British Columbia, British Columbia

A quantitative analysis of sleep quality in women with endometriosis

 

O-004

08:30-08:40

Michael Suen – University of Ottawa, Ontario

EXCISES: EXCIsion of Superficial Endometriosis Simulation

 

O-005

08:40-08:50

Olga Bougie – Queen's University, Ontario

Variability in the quality of ultrasound reporting for uterine fibroids in Canada

At the end 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.

 

Moderators: Togas Tulandi and Chantal Rivard

09:00 – 10:00

Room: KC201/203/205

INVITED TALK – Endometriosis-associated Infertility:
Surgery or IVF?

Mohamed Bedaiwy, University of British Columbia

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Discuss the magnitude of benefits/risks of surgery in the infertile endometriosis; Critically appraise strategies to minimize ovarian reserve damage during ovarian surgery; Review IVF in endometriosis patients: Outcome Update, Aneuploidy rates in endometriosis patients, Effect of untreated endometrioma on IVF-ICSI outcome, Prognostic factors for IVF outcome, Emergency IVF before surgery, Effect of IVF on pain and QOL; Review Fertility preservation strategies for endometriosis patients.

10:00 – 10:45
Room: KC101/103/105

Break and Exhibits


 

Moderators: Wynne Leung and Abheha Satkunaratnam 

10:45 – 11:50

Room: KC201/203/205

PLENARY LECTURE – Leading change

Michael Gardam, Humber River Hospital

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Discuss why change initiatives, even those based upon solid evidence, often fail or are very difficult to implement; Describe complex adaptive systems; Summarize how to influence complex adaptive systems to bring about change.

11:50 – 12:00
Room: KC201/203/205

Housekeeping
 

12:00 – 13:15

Room: KC101/103/105

Lunch and Exhibits


 

PARALLEL SESSIONS

Moderator: Neeraj Mehra

13:15 – 15:15

Room: KC201/203/205

Parallel Afternoon Sessions (Video)
V-206

13:15-13:25

Caitlin Jago – University of Calgary, Alberta

Laparoscopic fallopian tube segmental resection and reanastomosis for postinfectious tubal agglutination

 

V-207

13:25-13:35

Ana Gil Gimeno – Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Québec, Quebec

Pyomyoma after uterine artery embolization: Laparotomy avoided by in-bag morcellation

 

V-208

13:35-13:45

Kelli Flemming – University of Ottawa, Ontario

Ultrasound-guided hysteroscopic resection of severe intra-uterine adhesions

 

V-209

13:45-13:55

Chandrew Rajakumar – University of Calgary, Alberta

Laparoscopic management of round ligament varicocele

 

V-210

13:55-14:05

Chantalle Brace – University of Calgary, Alberta

Laparoscopic single-port subtotal hysterectomy: Technique and advantages

 

V-211

14:05-14:15

Michael Chaikof – University of Toronto, Ontario

Two methods for vaginal vault suspension at total laparascopic hysterectomy

 

V-212

14:15-14:25

Claudine Storness-Bliss – University of British Columbia, British Columbia

Minimizing myomectomy associated blood loss

 

V-213

14:25-14:35

Devon Evans – University of Manitoba, Manitoba

Multidisciplinary surgical approach to invasive placentation

 

V-214

14:35-14:45

Ari Sanders – Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario

Internal Iliac Artery Ligation: A stepwise approach

 

V-215

14:45-14:55

Valerie To – Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal, Quebec

When in doubt, trust the patient's instinct!

 

V-216

14:55-15:05

Li-Hsuan Hsiao – University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan

Lateral approach to uterine artery and scarred bladder in difficult TLH

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Discuss the findings from educational videos; Describe the implications of the innovations within their own institutions. This session is designed for learners and non-learners.
 

Moderator: Aubrey Uretsky

13:15 – 15:15

Room: KC101

Parallel Afternoon Sessions (Video and ePoster research)

V-217

13:15-13:25

Ari Sanders – Mount Sinai Hospital, Ontario

Hysteroscopic removal of intrauterine devices in pregnancy

 

V-218

13:25-13:35

Wilson Ventura Chan – University of Calgary, Alberta

The OSADA procedure: Preserving fertility in diffuse adenomyosis

 

V-219

13:35-13:45

Devon Evans – University of Manitoba, Manitoba

Approach to the obliterated cul-de-sac

 

V-220

13:45-13:55

Katy Tafler – McMaster University, Ontario

Laparoscopic abdominal cerclage in a patient with ureteric duplication and previous reimplantation of one of the right ureters

 

V-221

13:55-14:05

Meghan O’Leary – McMaster University, Ontario

Oophoropexy techniques

 

V-222

14:05-14:15

Peter Thiel – University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan

A multimodal approach to the surgical management of a 34 week sized fibroid uterus

 

V-223

14:15-14:25

Ana Gil Gimeno – CHUL, Quebec

Cesarean scar pregnancies: Systematic review and laparoscopic approach

 

V-224

14:25-14:35

Daniel Horspool – McMaster University, Ontario

Laparoscopic repair of a ruptured interstitial ectopic

 

OP-108

14:35-14:42

Caroline Lee – University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan

The impact of LEAN initiative on efficiency in an outpatient gynecological surgical centre: is it sustainable? Does it compromise patient care?

 

OP-109

14:42-14:49

Cici Zhu – The Ottawa Hospital, Ontario

The use of pulsed radiofrequency for the treatment of pudendal neuralgia: A case series

 

OP-110

14:49-14:56

Dong Bach Nguyen – McGill University Health Centre, Quebec

Feasibility of opportunistic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy during vaginal hysterectomy for genital prolapse

 

OP-111

14:56-15:03

Stacey Missmer – Michigan State University, Michigan

Characterizing prior treatment patterns among endometriosis patients enrolled in the Elaris EM-I and EM-II phase 3 trials

 

OP-112

15:03-15:10

Nicholas Leyland – McMaster University, Ontario

Baseline burden of endometriosis-associated pain among women in two phase 3 elagolix studies

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Discuss the findings from educational research posters and videos; Describe the implications of the research and innovations within their own institutions. This session is designed for learners and non-learners.

15:15 – 15:45

Room: KC101/103/105

Break and Exhibits
 

Moderators: Alese Wagner and Cleve Ziegler

15:45 – 16:45

Room: KC201/203/205

INVITED TALK – Cannabinoids 101: What we know and what remains to be determined

Robert Laprairie, University of Saskatchewan

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Identify the ABC’s of THC: what is a cannabinoid and what is the endocannabinoid system; Recognize the physiological role of the endocannabinoid system; Summarize the history of cannabinoid research; Summarize the existing evidence for Cannabis and cannabinoids as medicine and the lack of existing evidence; Describe the history of Canadian Cannabis regulation and how it is changing in the future.

16:45 – 17:00

Room: KC201/203/205

Housekeeping

17:00 – 17:30

Room: KC201/203/205

CanSAGE Annual General Meeting

 

17:30 – 19:00
Room: KC101/103/105

Industry Networking Reception – All Welcome


19:00 –

Dinner and evening on your own

Saturday, September 29, 2018

07:00 – 07:45

Room: KC201/203/205

Sponsored Breakfast Symposium (This session is not accredited)

A light breakfast will be served

Please refer to the Industry Breakfasts page for details

07:50
Room: KC201/203/205

Morning Session

Welcome and Housekeeping

 

Moderators: Jackie Thurston and Jessica Papillon-Smith

08:00 – 09:00
Room: KC201/203/205

Top e-Posters research presentations

OP-101

08:00-08:07

Ahmed Shahata – University of Toronto, Ontario

Gynecologic GOALS: A measurement tool for evaluation of intraoperative skills at gynecologic laparoscopy

 

OP-102

08:07-08:14

Nicholas Leyland – McMaster University, Ontario

Elagolix reduced pain during periods and days with non-menstrual pelvic pain in women with endometriosis-associated pain

 

OP-103

08:14-08:21

Natasha Orr – University of British Columbia; BC Women's Centre for Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis, British Columbia

Deep dyspareunia in endometriosis: Role of the bladder and pelvic floor

 

OP-104

08:21-08:28

Olga Bougie – Queen's University, Ontario

Influence of ethnicity on clinical presentation and quality of life in women with uterine fibroids

 

OP-105

08:28-08:35

Ari Sanders – Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario

Reproductive outcomes following uterine artery occlusion at myomectomy: Systematic review and meta-analysis

 

OP-106

08:35-08:42

Carmen McCaffrey – Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Ontario

Development of an educational tool using qualitative analysis to teach components of total laparoscopic hysterectomy

 

OP-107

08:42-08:49

Michael Suen – University of Ottawa, Ontario

Transvaginal ultrasound characteristics differentiating surgical presentations of endometriosis

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Discuss the findings from educational research posters; Describe the implications of the research and innovations within their own institutions. This session is designed for learners and non-learners.

 

 

Moderators: Catherine Allaire and Nick Leyland

09:00 – 10:00

Room: KC201/203/205

PLENARY LECTURE – Endometriosis and co-morbidity:
Coincidence or cause?

Stacey Missmer, Michigan State University

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Learning objectives to be announced.

10:00 – 10:45
Room: KC101/103/105

Break and Exhibits
 

PARALLEL SESSIONS

Moderator: Gail Lam

10:45 – 12:00

Room: KC201/203/205

Parallel Morning Sessions (Oral research)

O-006

10:45-10:55

Rakia Aljasser – University of Western Ontario, Ontario

Hysteroscopic endometrial resection for diagnosis and treatment of postmenopausal bleeding in women with and without hormone replacement therapy

 

O-007

10:55-11:05

Innie Chen – Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ontario

Surgical outcomes for transgender patients undergoing hysterectomy

 

O-008

11:05-11:15

Claude Fortin – Hôpital de LaSalle, Quebec

Performance and effectiveness of the LiNA Librata endometrial ablation system

 

O-009

11:15-11:25

Cici Zhu – The Ottawa Hospital, Ontario

Risk factors for bowel injury in women undergoing hysterectomy

 

O-010

11:25-11:35

Alicia Long – University of Alberta, Alberta

East/South East Asian ethnicity and moderate-to-severe endometriosis

 

O-011

11:35-11:45

Nicholas Leyland – McMaster University, Ontario

Elagolix reduced dyspareunia and improved health-related quality of life in premenopausal women with endometriosis-associated pain

 

O-012

11:45-11:55

Nicholas Leyland – McMaster University, Ontario

Long-term safety and efficacy of elagolix treatment in women with endometriosisassociated pain: Primary results from two phase 3 extension studies

At the end 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.

 


Moderator: Jonathon Solnik

10:45 – 12:00

Room: KC101

Parallel Morning Sessions (ePoster research)

OP-113

10:45-10:52

Cristina Mitric – McGill University, Jewish General Hospital, Quebec

Simplified surgical management of the morbidly adherent placenta: An institutional experience

 

OP-114

10:52-10:59

Victoria Gerber – University of Ottawa, Ontario

Outpatient hysteroscopy outcomes among patients who have failed traditional uterine cavity assessment

 

OP-115

10:59-11:06

Alyson Digby – IWK Health Centre & Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia

Ultrasound guided intra-gestational methotrexate injection: An underutilized approach to treatment of angular ectopic pregnancy

 

OP-116

11:06-11:13

Amanda Boxhill – University of Ottawa, Ontario

Maternal and neonatal outcomes in women with previous myomectomy

 

OP-117

11:13-11:20

Justin Mui – University of British Columbia, British Columbia

Increasing technicity index to 91.9% in a community hospital: A five-year retrospective review

 

OP-118

11:20-11:27

Valerie To – Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal, Quebec

What are the invisible roadblocks to widespread use of endoscopy in gynecology?

 

OP-119

11:27-11:34

Rebecca Cherniak – University of Toronto, Ontario

Surgical coaching in obstetrics and gynecology: Attitudes of staff and resident physicians

 

OP-120

11:34-11:41

Claudine Storness-Bliss – University of British Columbia, British Columbia

Successful interdisciplinary management of chronic pelvic pain with concurrent diagnosis of central sensitization

 

OP-121

11:41-11:48

Carly Cooke – Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ontario

Ilioinguinal/iliohypogastric nerve blocks as a treatment for pelvic pain in a gynaecology setting

 

OP-122

11:48-11:55

You (Maria) Wu – Western University, Ontario

Laparoscopic assisted natural orifice removal of a large spleen at the time of vaginal hysterectomy: A case report
 

12:00 – 13:15

Room: KC101/103/105

Lunch and Exhibits
 

Moderators: Paul Yong and Lea Luketic

13:15 – 14:15

Room: KC201/203/205

FILM FESTIVAL – Top video presentations

V-201

13:15-13:25

Ari Sanders – Mount Sinai Hospital, Ontario

Hysteroscopic repair of cesarean scar isthmocele

 

V-202

13:25-13:35

Cici Zhu – The Ottawa Hospital, Ontario

Surgical management of diaphragmatic endometriosis

 

V-203

13:35-13:45

Marielos Pineda Rivas – University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan

Laparoscopic myomectomy simulation model

 

V-204

13:45-13:55

Michael Suen – University of Ottawa, Ontario

Stepwise approach to excision of superficial endometriosis

V-205

13:55-14:05

Wilson Ventura Chan – University of Calgary, Alberta

Proximal uterine artery ligation: Navigating anatomical distortion of large fibroids during hysterectomy

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Discuss the findings from educational videos; Describe the implications of the innovations within their own institutions. This session is designed for learners and non-learners.

Moderator: Liane Belland

14:15 – 15:15

Room: KC201/203/205

DEBATE – Hysterectomy: The mentor versus the minions

“Be it resolved that there is no shame in a minimally invasive hysterectomy for the treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding in 2018.”

Perspectives:

Conservative: John Thiel, University of Saskatchewan

Pro: Karine Lortie, University of Ottawa

Medical: Darrien Rattray, University of Saskatchewan

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Relate investigation of AUB in making treatment decisions; Determine the optimal treatment course for women with AUB; Demonstrate the importance of weighing the pros and cons in making the correct patient-centered care treatment decisions.
 

15:15 – 15:45

Room: KC201/203/205

Closing Session

Awards Presentation and Prize Winners

Announcement of CanSAGE4
 

 

16:30 – 21:00

Location: Gondola / Sky Bistro

Après CanSAGE3 – Gala After Party

Dress: Casual and warm - jeans; shuttle transportation included to/from the gala

Ticketed event $185; limit 100 pre-registered participants

Or, dinner and evening on your own, and join us for a Nightcap:

21:00 – 

Location: PARK Distillery, 219 Banff Avenue

Nightcap at Park Distillery

All welcome!

Exhibit Open Hours

Room: KC103/105

 

Friday, September 28, 2018
09:30 – 19:00

10:00 – 10:45  Breakfast and Exhibits

12:00 – 13:15  Lunch and Exhibits

15:15 – 15:45  Break and Exhibits

17:30 – 19:00  Industry Networking Reception

Saturday, September 29, 2018
09:30 – 14:00

10:00 – 10:45  Breakfast and Exhibits

12:00 – 13:15  Lunch and Exhibits

Speaker Ready Room

Room: KC202

 

Thursday, September 27, 2018

12:30 – 17:00

Friday, September 28, 2018
06:30 – 16:00

Saturday, September 29, 2018

06:30 – 13:00

 
 
 
 

Registration Desk

 

Thursday, September 27, 2018
Room: KC100 Galleria

11:00 – 18:00

Friday, September 28, 2018
Room: KC200 Galleria

06:30 – 17:00

Room: KC100 Galleria

06:30 – 08:00
Satellite Registration for Exhibitors

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Room: KC200 Galleria
06:30 – 16:00