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April 11 (Thu)

JS MIN Memorial Lecture

Date & Time April 11 (Thu), 10:00-10:30 Venue Room A
Chairs TBD
Speaker Progress of systematic lymph node dissection, its difficult past for the approval and coming future
Keiichi Maruyama, University of Health and Welfare Sanno Medical Center, Japan

Symposium 1

Function Preserving Surgery for Proximal Gastric Cancer

Total gastrectomy is the standard surgical treatment for proximal gastric cancer. However, function preserving surgery can be considered in special situations. This session will introduce various function preserving surgeries and their outcomes.

Date & Time April 11 (Thu), 10:50-12:20 Venue Room A
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. Nutritional outcome of Near-total gastrectomy for proximal gastric cancer
    Han Hong Lee, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea
  2. Proximal gastrectomy with double-flap technique
    Masahiko Nishizaki, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japan
  3. Functional outcome of proximal gastrectomy with double tract reconstruction
    Oh Kyoung Kwon, Kyungpook National University, Korea
  4. Pylorus preserving gastrectomy for proximal gastric cancer
    Seong Ho Kong, Seoul National University, Korea
  5. Technical tip for Lap. Proximal gastrectomy c double tract anastomosis
    Chikara Kunisaki, Yokohama City University, Japan

Symposium 2

Global Gastric Cancer Symposium

KINGCA is steadily doing its best to strengthen relationships with nations around the world. Through these relationships we can find ways to collaborate and share success. In this session, each nation will present their country status of gastric cancer treatment and discuss further advancement together.

Date & Time April 11 (Thu), 10:50-12:20 Venue Room B
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. Experience of gastric treatment in Mogolia
    Enkh-Amgalan. TS, Intermed Hospital, Mongolia
  2. Experience of gastric treatment in India
    S.M. Chandramohan, Madras Medical College, India
  3. Laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer: A single center experience at University Medical Center, Hochiminh city, Vietnam
    Vo Duy Long, University of Medicine & Pharmacy of HCM City, Korea
  4. Gastric cancer surgery in Russia: where we are now and where we are going to
    Alexey Karachun, N.N. Petrov National Medical Research Center of Oncology, Russia
  5. Evolution of Gastric Cancer Treatment in Turkey, questing the best and beyond
    Ali Guner, Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey

Symposium 3

Up to date of Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) in Gastric Cancer Surgery

ERAS is increasingly used in various fields of abdominal surgery to achieve better quality surgical care. In this session, from basic concepts to practical applications of ERAS for gastric cancer surgery will be presented and discussed.

Date & Time April 11 (Thu), 10:50-12:20 Venue Room C
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. Overview and current status of ERAS in gastric cancer surgery
    Min-Chan Kim, Dong-A University, Korea
  2. How to implement ERAS in clinical practice
    Sang Woong Lee, Osaka Medical School, Japan
  3. Chinese experience of Fast-Track recovery program
    Zhi-Wei Jiang, Nanjing University , China
  4. Perioperative nutrition for patient undergoing gastric cancer surgery in ERAS
    Oh Jeong, Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, Korea

Education Session 1

Once again, at KINGCA 2019, we have prepared special education sessions for all participants, especially for young doctors. In this session, world-famous Korean surgeons, gastroenterologists, pathologists and oncologists will review basic principles of gastric cancer from etiology to treatment.

Date & Time April 11 (Thu), 10:50-12:20 Venue Room D
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. Pathologic classification of Gastric cancer
    Hye Seung Lee, Seoul National University, Korea
  2. Endoscopic and EUS findings for gastric cancer
    Hwoon-Yong Jung, University of Ulsan, Korea
  3. Initial considerations for radiologic evaluation in gastric cancer
    Se Hyung Kim, Seoul National University Hospital, Korea
  4. Standard endoscopic treatment for gastric cancer
    Jun Haeng Lee, Sungkyunkwan University Samsung Medical Center, Korea

Symposium 4

Issues of Treatment for Type Ⅱ GEJ Adenocarcinoma

Type 2 gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma is a distinctive disease entity requiring characteristic treatment strategies. This session will cover surgical approaches, management of complications, and the current status of neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

Date & Time April 11 (Thu), 13:20-14:50 Venue Room A
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. Overview of type II GEJ cancer
    Kyo Young Song, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea
  2. Transhiatal approach versus transthoracic approach
    Hitoshi Katai, National Cancer Center Japan, Japan
  3. Management of postoperative complication following GEJ cancer surgery
    Simon Law, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  4. Chemotherapy vs chemoradiotherapy after surgery and preoperative chemotherapy for resectable gastric cancer: final results of the CRITICS study
    Edwin Jansen, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Netherlands

Symposium 5

Journal of Gastric Cancer Session

The Journal of Gastric cancer was indexed on the SCIE in 2018 with an IF of 1.4. In this session, the history of the JGC including the efforts of SCIE registration as well as the prospects for the future evolution of this journal will be discussed.

Date & Time April 11 (Thu), 13:20-14:50 Venue Room B
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. History of JGC and its registration on SCIE
    Hoon Hur, Ajou University School of Medicine, Korea
  2. How to raise impact factor
    Jongsung Kim, University of Ulsan, Korea
  3. Comments for further evolution (from Korea)
    Sun Huh, Hallym University, Korea
  4. Comments for further evolution (from outside)
    Yuko Kitagawa, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan

Symposium 6

Recent Updates on Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy is now one of the most important issues in managing cancer patients. This session will deal with immunotherapy, from the concept to clinical application, focusing on the latest updates to research and treatment in this field.

Date & Time April 11 (Thu), 13:20-14:50 Venue Room C
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. The history and overview of immunotherapy for cancer
    Junsang Doh, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea
  2. Immune landscape by multiplex immunohistochemistry
    Yoonjin Kwak, Seoul National University, Korea
  3. Pathologic interpretation of immune biomarkers in gastric cancer
    Hyunki Kim, Yonsei University, Korea
  4. Update on clinical trials in gastric cancer immunotherapy
    Sook Ryun Park, University of Ulsan, Korea

Education Session 2

Once again, at KINGCA 2019, we have prepared special education sessions for all participants, especially for young doctors. In this session, world-famous Korean surgeons, gastroenterologists, pathologists and oncologists will review basic principles of gastric cancer from etiology to treatment.

Date & Time April 11 (Thu), 13:20-14:50 Venue Room D
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. Lymph node dissection: overall concept
    Han-Kwang Yang, Seoul National University, Korea
  2. Standard lymph node dissection for open Distal gastrectomy
    Cho Hyun Park, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea
  3. Standard lymph node dissection for open Total gastrectomy
    TBD
  4. Standard lymph node dissection for Lap. Distal gastrectomy
    Seungwan Ryu, Keimyung University, Korea

Video Symposium 1

How I do it: Lymph Node Dissection for No 11d and 10 (With or without splenectomy)

Dissection of lymph node stations 11d and 10, which are indicated for advanced gastric cancer located in the upper third of the greater curvature side, is one of the most challenging procedures in laparoscopic surgery. Selected world-best surgeons will share their techniques either by splenectomy or by meticulous dissection around the vessels without splenectomy.

Date & Time April 11 (Thu), 16:30-18:00 Venue Room A
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. How I do it
    Hyung-Ho Kim, Seoul National University, Korea
  2. How I do it
    Woo Jin Hyung, Yonsei University, Korea
  3. How I do it
    Chang-ming Huang, Fujian Medical University, China
  4. How I do it
    Hirokazu Noshiro, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Japan

Symposium 7

Korea-Germany Session

The Korean Gastric Cancer Association has plans to continue future collaboration with German gastric cancer experts. In this session, we will discuss principles of GEJ cancer treatment and share experiences from Germany, China, and Korea.

Date & Time April 11 (Thu), 16:30-18:00 Venue Room B
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. New German S3-guidelines for gastric and GEJ cancer
    Hans-J. Meyer, German Society of Surgery, Germany
  2. Multidisciplinary approach for GEJ cancer
    Jiafu Ji, Peking University, China
  3. Surgical treatment of type II GEJ cancer
    C. Bruns, University of Cologne, Germany
  4. Korean experience for Type II GEJ cancer
    Jin-Jo Kim, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea

Symposium 8

Precision Medicine Based on Molecular Classification for Gastric Cancer

Thanks to advanced technology, disease classification in cancer has moved towards molecular based data involving DNA, RNA and protein. To achieve successful individual therapies and applications, numerous challenges have been tried in the field of gastric cancer research as well. This session will focus on the latest results of high through-put molecular analysis for gastric cancer and its application for precision medicine in the clinical setting.

Date & Time April 11 (Thu), 16:30-18:00 Venue Room B
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. Transcriptome-based molecular classification of gastric cancer
    Sang Cheul Oh, Korea University, Korea
  2. Proteogenomics of early-onset gastric cancer
    Hark Kyun Kim, National Cancer Center, Korea
  3. Molecular prediction of prognosis for adjuvant chemotherapy in resectable gastric cancer
    Jae-Ho Cheong, Yonsei University, Korea
  4. Clinical application of molecular-based gastric cancer organoid
    Leung Suet Yi, The University of Hong-Kong, HongKong

Video Symposium 2

Unique Surgical Tips for Laparoscopic Gastrectomy

In this video session, various laparoscopic technical tips for 4 specific surgical procedures: liver retraction, mesenteric defect closure, staple entry hole closure and drainage placement J30 will be presented.

Date & Time April 11 (Thu), 16:30-18:00 Venue Room D
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. Various techniques of liver retraction for gastrectomy
    Taeil Son, Yonsei University, Korea
  2. Various techniques of mesenteric defect closure
    Jong-Han Kim, Korea University, Korea
  3. Various techniques of stapler entry hole closure
    Sang-hoon Ahn, Seoul National University, Korea
  4. Optimal placement of drainage after gastrectomy
    Dong Jin Kim, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea

April 12 (Fri)

Symposium 9

Application of Artificial Intelligence in the Medical Field

Artificial intelligence (AI) is currently applied in various fields of medicine. This session covers the current clinical application of AI in gastric cancer diagnosis.

Date & Time April 12 (Fri), 08:30-10:00 Venue Room A
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. Artificial intelligence application in Medical field: General concept
    Donggeun Yoo, Lunit Inc., Korea
  2. Computer-aided diagnosis for identifying and delineating early gastric cancers in magnifying narrow-band imaging
    Noriya Uedo, Osaka International Cancer Institute, Japan
  3. Application of artificial intelligence in abdominal field
    Namkug Kim, University of Ulsan, Korea
  4. Practical application of digital pathology and deep learning
    Kyoung Bun Lee, Seoul National University, Korea

Symposium 10

Primary and Secondary Prevention of Gastric Cancer

Gastric cancer screening programs have contributed to reducing mortality in countries which run the program. Updated screening strategies and epidemiological study results will be discussed in this session for primary and secondary prevention of gastric cancer.

Date & Time April 12 (Fri), 08:30-10:00 Venue Room B
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. Update of risk factors of gastric cancer development
    Kwang-Pil Ko, Gachon University, Korea
  2. Gastric cancer screening: when and how
    Yu Kyung Cho, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea
  3. Gastric cancer in young age and prophylactic gastrectomy
    Richard H Hardwick, Addenbrookes Hospital, U.K
  4. Helicobacter eradication after gastric cancer treatment
    Il Ju Choi, National Cancer Center, Korea

Symposium 11

Neoadjuvant Treatment for Gastric Cancer

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) has been rapidly introduced in western guidelines for locally advanced gastric cancer patients who received adequate surgery with an extended (D2) lymph node dissection and recently, active multicenter RCTs are being conducted in the East and West. As laparoscopic surgery progresses, studies are underway to apply it after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in gastric cancer.

Date & Time April 12 (Fri), 08:30-10:00 Venue Room C
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. Indication of neoadjuvant treatment for gastric cancer for locally advanced gastric cancer
    Masanori Terashima, Shizuoka Cancer Center, Japan
  2. Multicenter trial of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for GEJ cancer (FLOT trial)
    Salah-Eddin Al-Batran, UCT University Cancer Center, Germany
  3. Multicenter trial of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for AGC (Eastern experience)
    Min-Hee Ryu, University of Ulsan, Korea
  4. Choice of surgical options in neoadjuvant treatment
    Young-Kyu Park, Chonnam National University, Korea

Education Session 3

Once again, at KINGCA 2019, we have prepared special education sessions for all participants, especially for young doctors. In this session, world-famous Korean surgeons, gastroenterologists, pathologists and oncologists will review basic principles of gastric cancer from etiology to treatment.

Date & Time April 12 (Fri), 08:30-10:00 Venue Room D
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. Standard lymph node dissection for Lap. Total gastrectomy
    Seong Yeob Ryu, Chonnam National University, Korea
  2. Anastomosis after distal gastrectomy
    Junho Lee, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
  3. Anastomosis after Total gastrectomy
    Moon-Won Yoo, University of Ulsan, Korea
  4. Overall of post-operative complications (Excluding leakage)
    Chan-Young Kim, Chonbuk National University, Korea

JP KIM Memorial Lecture

Date & Time April 12 (Fri), 12:00-12:30 Venue Room A
Chairs TBD
Speaker Lessons learned from 30 years of Minimally Invasive Upper GI Surgery
Bernald Dallemange, Institute for Research against Cancer of the Digestive System (IRCAD), France

Symposium 12

Korean Gastric Cancer Treatment Guideline

Introduction of development and comparisons of clinical applications of gastric cancer treatment guidelines in different regions of the world

Date & Time April 12 (Fri), 14:00-15:30 Venue Room A
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. General concept of Guideline
    Soo Young Kim, Hallym University, Korea
  2. Development of NCCN guideline
    Haejin In, Montefiore, USA
  3. Development of JGCA guideline
    Takeshi Sano, The Cancer Institute Hospital of JFCR, Japan
  4. Development of KGCA guideline
    Keun-won Ryu, National Cancer Center, Korea

Symposium 13

New Evidence in ESD: Indication and Evaluation of Curability

This session will cover new evidence on indications and evaluations of curability of ESD for early gastric cancer.

Date & Time April 12 (Fri), 14:00-15:30 Venue Room B
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. ESD for clinically submucosal invasive EGC
    Hyunsoo Chung, Seoul National University, Korea
  2. Optimal treatment strategy for non-curative ESD
    Sho Suzuki, Nihon University School of Medicine, Japan
  3. Treatment outcomes of laparoscopic gastrectomy after non-curative ESD
    Bang Wool Eom, National Cancer Center, Korea
  4. Treatment strategy after non-curative ESD in elderly patients
    Masau Sekiguchi, National Cancer Center, Japan

Symposium 14

Surgical Role for Metastatic Gastric Cancer

With the advancement of the multidisciplinary approach for gastric cancer, the role of gastric surgeons in the treatment of metastatic gastric carcinoma needs to be reappraised. In this session, the current status and future direction of the role of gastric surgeons in the treatment of metastatic gastric cancer will be discussed.

Date & Time April 12 (Fri), 14:00-15:30 Venue Room C
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. The role of surgical oncologists in multidisciplinary treatment of metastatic gastric carcinoma
    Sang-uk Han, Ajou University, Korea
  2. Conversion surgery for metastatic gastric carcinoma
    Kazuhiro Yoshida, Gifu University School of Medicine, Japan
  3. Multimodal treatment for peritoneal metastasis in gastric carcinoma
    Sung-Ho Jin, Korea Cancer Center Hospital, Korea
  4. Conversation therapy of metastatic gastric cancer with paclitaxel, S-1 combined with apatinib
    Liang Han, Tianjin Medical University Cancer Hospital, China

Education Session 4

Once again, at KINGCA 2019, we have prepared special education sessions for all participants, especially for young doctors. In this session, world-famous Korean surgeons, gastroenterologists, pathologists and oncologists will review basic principles of gastric cancer from etiology to treatment.

Date & Time April 12 (Fri), 14:00-15:30 Venue Room D
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. Diagnosis and management for anastomosis leakage
    Wook Kim, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea
  2. Management for long-term problems in in gastrectomized patients (Nutrition, Dumping, IDA, Vit B12)
    Jae-moon Bae, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
  3. Standard adjuvant Chemotherapy
    Yung-Jue Bang, Seoul National University, Korea
  4. Overall concept of chemotherapy and toxicity
    Sun-young Rha, Yonsei University, Korea

Symposium 15

Modern Approach to Achalasia

KINGCA covers not only gastric cancer, but also benign gastrointestinal diseases. This session will focus on achalasia, a rare benign esophageal disease. As well as surgical and endoscopic treatment for achalasia, diagnostic evaluation and choice of therapeutic method will be reviewed.

Date & Time April 12 (Fri), 16:30-18:00 Venue Room B
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. Evaluation of patients with achalasia (HRM, EUS..)
    Yang Won Min, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
  2. Who should get what treatment?
    Joo Young Cho, CHA University, Korea
  3. Endoscopic therapeutic options for achalasia
    Philip WY Chiu, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  4. Heller myotomy
    Joong-min Park, Chung-ang University Hospital, Korea

Symposium 16

Update for Treatment of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis

There is no standard treatment for peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) from gastric cancer. Multidisciplinary treatment including neoadjuvant intraperitoneal-systemic chemotherapy (NIPS), peritonectomy, hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemoperfusion (HIPEC) and early postoperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy has been developed. As taxanes are the most appropriate drugs for intraperitoneal administration, the development of repeated intraperitoneal chemotherapy using taxanes for gastric cancer peritoneal metastasis-either alone or in combination with systemic chemotherapy-has taken place over the past decade.

Date & Time April 12 (Fri), 16:30-18:00 Venue Room C
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. Overview of peritoneal carcinomatosis in gastric cancer
    Yutaka Yonemura, Kishiwada Tokushukai Hospital, Kusatsu General Hospital, Japan
  2. Optimal agent for IP chemotherapy for peritoneal carcinomatosis
    Sung Il Choi, Kyung Hee University, Korea
  3. Various types of approach for peritoneal carcinomatosis
    Jimmy B.Y. So, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  4. Recent treatment outcomes for peritoneal carcinomatosis
    Ye Seob Jee, Dankook University Hospital, Korea

Symposium 17 (KLASS sy 1)

Function-preserving Gastrectomy: Update Session

Preliminary results of KLASS-04 and 05 will be presented and technical tips for function-preserving gastrectomy will be introduced

Date & Time April 12 (Fri), 16:30-18:00 Venue Room D
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. Preliminary results of KLASS-04
    Hyuk-Joon Lee, Seoul National University, Korea
  2. Intra-corporeal anastomosis after pylorus-reserving gastrectomy
    Gang Zhao, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, China
  3. Preliminary results of KLASS-05
    Do Joong Park, Seoul National University, Korea
  4. Technical consideration for double tract reconsturction
    Sun-Hwi Hwang, Pusan University, Korea

April 13 (Sat)

Video Symposium 3

How to Establish Robotic Gastrectomy - Intracorporal Anastomosis Technique

To perform a high-quality robotic gastrectomy, various types of anastomosis techniques should be well established. This session will highlight robotic techniques to improve the quality of gastric cancer surgery focusing on intracorporeal anastomoses during robotic gastrectomy.

Date & Time April 13 (Sat), 08:30-10:00 Venue Room A
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. Anastomosis after robotic subtotal gastrectomy using endolinear stapler
    Yanghee Woo, City of Hope National, USA
  2. Anastomosis after robotic total gastrectomy using endolinear stapler
    Yoo Min Kim, CHA University, Korea
  3. Anastomosis after robotic total gastrectomy using endolinear stapler
    Taeil Son, Yonsei University, Korea
  4. Anastomosis after robotic gastrectomy using robotic stapler
    Ichiro Uyama, Fujita Health University, Japan

Symposium 18

Everything We Must Know about Sleeve Gastrectomy

KINGCA also covers bariatric and metabolic surgery. These surgeries are now becoming important socio-economic issues since they have been covered by public insurance in Korea. We will have lectures and discussion on sleeve gastrectomy, the most commonly performed bariatric surgery.

Date & Time April 13 (Sat), 08:30-10:00 Venue Room B
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. Metabolic role of sleeve gastrectomy
    Sungsoo Park, Korea University, Korea
  2. Technical consideration of sleeve gastrectomy; step by step
    Ji Yeon Park, Kyungpook National University, Korea
  3. Management of leaks after sleeve gastrectomy
    Silvana Perretta, University of Strausbourg, France
  4. Revision options after weight loss failure
    Yongjin Kim, Soon Chun Hyang University Hospital Seoul, Korea

Video Symposium 4

Lessons from Problematic Situations (Intra- and Post-Operative Complications)

This session will feature videos covering various problems that arise during and after gastric cancer surgery. Through these experiences we can learn how to prevent and manage intra-operative and post-operative complications.

Date & Time April 13 (Sat), 08:30-10:00 Venue Room C
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. Nasogastric Tube Section During Duodenal Stappling in Laparoscopic Total Gastrectomy
    Andres Navarrete, Clinica Alemana of Santiago, Chile
  2. Laparoscopic takedown of delta anastomosis and conversion due to gastric infarct
    Inseob Lee, University of Ulsan, Korea
  3. How to handle Intra- and Post-Operative Complications
    Zekuan Xu, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, China
  4. Chaos situation occurred during 12a lymph node dissection
    Junhyun Lee, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea
  5. Positive esophageal margin after total gastrectomy with distal esophagectomy
    Kalayarasan Raja, JIPMER, India

Symposium 19 (KLASS sy 2)

Excellent Tips for Safe Laparoscopic Gastrectomy: Video Session

In this KLASS video session, safe duodenal stump manipulation and gastro-duodenostomy will be introduced. Combined organ resection and dealing with serosa-positive cancer during laparoscopic gastrectomy will be displayed.

Date & Time April 13 (Sat), 08:30-10:00 Venue Room D
Chairs TBD
Speaker
  1. Duodenal stump manipulation
    Ji-Ho Park, Gyeongsang National University, Korea
  2. Gastro-duodenostomy
    Seiichiro Kanaya, Osaka Red Cross Hospial, Japan
  3. Combined organ resection for far advanced cancer (pancreas, T-colon, spleen, and liver)
    Chang Min Lee, Korea University, Korea
  4. Dealing with serosa-positive cancer
    Guoxin Li, Southern Medical University, China

Presidential Lecture

Date & Time April 13 (Sat), 12:00-12:30 Venue Room A
Chairs TBD
Speaker Quality of Life
Byung-sik Kim, University of Ulsan, Korea