Mayo Clinic Advanced Cholecystectomy and Biliary Tract Stones 2025

Phoenix, AZ US
January 9, 2025 to January 10, 2025

This course offers Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual) attendance options.

Course Directors: Irving A. Jorge, M.D. and Zhi Fong, M.D.

January 9 - 10, 2025 - Mayo Clinic - Phoenix, Arizona

The Mayo Clinic Advanced Cholecystectomy and Biliary Tract Stones course provides comprehensive insight into the multidisciplinary approach to patients with complex cholelithiasis-related pathology. The program demonstrates robotic and laparoscopic techniques for common bile duct exploration and strategies for bailout. Biliary tree imaging as it relates to gallbladder surgery and common bile duct stones is also reviewed. Participants practice techniques with a hands-on dry simulation lab and gain practical experience.

Registration - Live (in-person)
Physicians, Scientists$800
Residents, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners$625
Registration - Livestream (virtual)
General$550
Resident $225

Target Audience

General surgeons and surgical residents.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the risk factors associated with the development of biliary tract stones.
  • Describe the diagnostic modalities utilized in the assessment of patients with complex cholecystitis.
  • Identify the risk factors associated with gallbladder polyps and incidental gallbladder cancer.
  • Review strategies for the prevention of disease progression and complications in chronic pancreatitis patients.


Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
01/09/2025 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
01/10/2025 - 3:30pm

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Mayo Clinic Advanced Cholecystectomy and Biliary Tract Stones

Phoenix, AZ

January 9-10, 2025

All Presentations Mountain Standard Time

Thursday, January 9, 2025

7:00 AM

Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibits

7:45 AM

Welcome and Introductions
Irving A. Jorge, M.D.

Session I: Biliary Imaging

Moderator: Motoyo Yano, M.D., Ph.D.

8:00 AM

Preoperative Ultrasound in Cholecystitis
Maitray D. Patel, M.D.

8:20 AM

CT Scan in Cholecystitis
Motoyo Yano, M.D., Ph.D.

8:40 AM

Biliary Tract MRCP
Motoyo Yano, M.D., Ph.D.

9:00 AM

Introduction to Fluoroscopy and Cholangiograms
Matthew B.Bloom, M.D.

9:20 AM

Panel Discussion and Q&A
Session Faculty

9:40 AM

Break and Exhibits

Session II: Multidisciplinary Approach to The Complex Patient

Moderator: Norio Fukami, M.D.

10:10 AM

Role of ERCP in Complex Stone Management and Cholecystectomy-Related Complications
Rahul Pannala M.D.

10:30 AM

Strategies For Cholecystitis Management From IR- Chole Tubes and Percutaneous Access
Alex Wallace, M.D.

10:50 AM

Cholecystitis in the Palliative Patient Options from a GI Standpoint
Norio Fukami, M.D.

11:10 AM

Cholecystitis in the Palliative Patient Options from an IR Standpoint
Alex Wallace, M.D.

11:30 AM

Panel Discussion and Q&A
Session Faculty

11:50 AM

Lunch and Exhibits

Session III: Biliary Pancreatitis and Imaging

Moderator: Steven Bowers, M.D.

12:50 PM

Strategies in the Management of Biliary Pancreatitis
Zhi Fong, M.D.

1:10 PM

What To Do: Not So Mild Pancreatitis Anymore
Zhi Fong, M.D.

1:30 PM

Strategies For the Chronic Pancreatitis Patient
James A. Madura II, M.D.

1:50 PM

Intraoperative Ultrasound
Steven Bowers, M.D.

2:10 PM

Intraoperative ICG
Pei-Wen Lim, M.D.

2:30 PM

Panel Discussion and Q&A
Session Faculty

2:50 PM

Adjourn

Friday, January 10, 2025

7:15 AM

Breakfast and Exhibits

7:55 AM

Announcements

Session IV: Common Bile Duct Exploration

Moderator: Irving A. Jorge, M.D.

8:00 AM

Evidence Behind CBDE and Value Analysis
Devendra Chandra Joshi, M.D.

8:20 AM

Complications and When To Abort
Irving A. Jorge, M.D.

8:40 AM

Stepwise Approach To CBD
Devendra Chandra Joshi, M.D.

9:00 AM

Robotic and Laparoscopic Room Set-Up
Megan Nelson M.D.

9:20 AM

Overcoming Obstacles to Training and Implementing a CBDE Program from the Trainee Perspective
Maggie Bosley, M.D.

9:40 AM

Panel Discussion and Q&A
Session Faculty

10:00 AM

Break and Exhibits

Session V: Safe Cholecystectomy

Moderator: Devendra Chandra Joshi, M.D.

10:30 AM

Critical View of Safety and the Challenging Gallbladder
Pei-Wen Fr, M.D.

10:50 AM

Robotic Cholecystectomy the Hows and Whys?
Megan H. Nelson, M.D.

11:10 AM

Cholecystitis in Cirrhotics
Blanca C. Lizaola-Mayo, M.D.

11:30 AM

Evaluation and Management of Gallbladder Polyps and Incidental Cancer During Cholecystectomy
Chee-Chee H. Stucky, M.D.

11:50 AM

Panel Discussion and Q&A
Session Faculty

12:10 PM

Lunch and Exhibits

Session VI: Simulation Sessions

1:40 PM

Robotic Room Set-Up
Matthew Bloom, M.D.
Maggie Bosley, M.D.
Steven Bowers, M.D.
Zhi Fong, M.D.
Pete F. Johnston, M.D.
Irving A. Jorge, M.D.
Devendra Chandra Joshi, M.D.
Pei-Wen Lim, M.D.
Megan H. Nelson, M.D.

2:05 PM

Common Bile Duct Explorations
Matthew Bloom, M.D.
Maggie Bosley, M.D.
Steven Bowers, M.D.
Zhi Fong, M.D.
Pete F. Johnston, M.D.
Irving A. Jorge, M.D.
Devendra Chandra Joshi, M.D.
Pei-Wen Lim, M.D.
Megan H. Nelson, M.D.

2:30 PM

Intraoperative Ultrasound
Matthew Bloom, M.D.
Maggie Bosley, M.D.
Steven Bowers, M.D.
Zhi Fong, M.D.
Pete F. Johnston, M.D.
Irving A. Jorge, M.D.
Devendra Chandra Joshi, M.D.
Pei-Wen Lim, M.D.
Megan H. Nelson, M.D.

2:50 PM

Lithotripsy
Matthew Bloom, M.D.
Maggie Bosley, M.D.
Steven Bowers, M.D.
Zhi Fong, M.D.
Pete F. Johnston, M.D.
Irving A. Jorge, M.D.
Devendra Chandra Joshi, M.D.
Pei-Wen Lim, M.D.
Megan H. Nelson, M.D.

3:10 PM

Session Debrief

3:30 PM

Adjourn

   
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A block of guest suites has been reserved at a special group rate of $211 (USD), per night, plus a $14 daily parking fee. To receive the special group rate, please identify yourself as a registrant of the Mayo Clinic Advanced Cholecystectomy and Biliary Tract Stones course and make your reservation before the room block is filled or by the expiration date (Monday, December 9, 2024). 

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Credit Statement(s):

AMA
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

 

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Available Credit

  • 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.50 Attendance
 
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