SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

31st PANHELLENIC CONGRESS OF PAEDIATRIC SURGERY

                                                             with INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATION

Friday – Saturday – Sunday 6-7-8 October 2017

 

CO-OPERATION:

  • GREEK ASSOCIATION of PAEDIATRIC SURGEONS
  • UNIVERSITY of MACEDONIA, DEPARTMENT of EDUCATIONAL and SOCIAL POLICY

 

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:

  • G.A.P.S. BOARD OF DIRECTORS
    • Alexandros G. Passalides
    • Georgios Tsikopoulos
    • Nikolaos Baltogiannis
    • Nikolaos Zavras
    • Vasileios Labropoulos
    • Aggelos Marantos
    • Antonios Panagidis
    • Georgios Vaos
    • Theodoros Dionisis
  • DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL AND SOCIAL POLICY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MACEDONIA
    • Georgios Pavlidis
    • Konstantinos Papadopoulos
    • Ioannis Agaliotis
    • Grigorios Simos
    • Vasiliki Giannouli

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE:

Professor Georgios Vaos Assistant Professor Ioannis Valioulis
Professor Stefanos Gardikis Assistant Professor Aikaterini Kambouri
Professor Dimitrios Kerameidas Assistant Professor Nikolaos Zavras
Professor Anastasios Petropoulos Assistant Professor Xenophon Roussis
Associate Professor Konstantinos Kallergis Assistant Professor Christos Salakos
Associate Professor Nikolaos Liolios Assistant Professor Xenophon Sinopidis
Associate Professor Antonios Filippopoulos Assistant Professor Ioannis Spyridakis
Assistant Professor Dimitrios Sfoungaris


LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:

Cleanthes Anastasiadis Christina Pantelis
Panagiotis Aftzoglou Irene Papageorgiou
Ioannis Georgakis George Papouis
Georgios Grigoriadis Marinos Papoutsakis
Charalambos Doitsidis Ioannis Patoulis
Chrysostomos Kepertis Eleftherios Smaropoulos
Helen Kogya Christos Stefanidis
Magdalene Mitroudi Aikaterini Tzantzaroudi
Vassilios Mouravas Konstantinos Farmakis
Andreas Neophytou Thomas Fiddantsis
Christos Chaidos

 

KEYNOTE INVITED SPEAKER:
George Th. Pavlidis, f. Professor of the University of Macedonia

 

LIST OF HONORARY GUESTS AND LECTURES:

  1. Prof. Dr. Juan C. De Agustin, Chief of Pediatric Surgery Department, Vice-president of the Spanish Society of Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital, Hospital Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain
  2. Prof. Dr. Thomas M. Boemers, Chefarzt der Klinik für Kinderchirurgie & Kinderurologie, Kinderkrankenhaus, Kliniken der Stadt Köln gGmbH, Germany
  3. Prof. Dr. Cenk Büyükünal, MD, PhD, FRCS(hon), FEAPS, FEAPU, FEPSA, FTAPS, Head of Pediatric Surgery and Urology Department, Istanbul University, Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
  4. Prof. George P. Chroussos, MD, FAAP, MACE, MACP, FRCP, Chairman, 1st Department of Paediatrics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, “AGHIA SOPHIA” Children’s Hospital, Athens, Greece
  5. Prof. Dr. Mark Davenport, MD, PhD, FRCS (Eng), Chief of Paediatric Surgery Service, King’s College Hospital, President of the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons, London, UK
  6. Prof. Athanasios Evaggeliou, MD, PhD, FRCP, Chairman, Department of Paediatrics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, “Papageorgiou” General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
  7. Prof. Devendra K. Gupta, (Video Lecture),  Imm. Past President WOFAPS, Professor and Head, Department of Pediatric Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, (AIIMS), New Delhi, 110029, India
  8. Prof. Dr. Ahmed T Hadidi, MB, BCh, MSc, MD, USMLE, FRCS, FA, PhD, Chairman of Pediatric Surgery Dept., Emma Klinik GmbH, D-63500 Seligenstadt, Chairman of Pediatric Surgery Dept., Sana Klinikum Offenbach, D-63069 Offenbach/Main, Germany
  9. Mr. Munther J Haddad, MBBCH FRCS (Glasg) FRCS (Eng) FRCPCH, Senior Consultant Paediatric & Neonatal Surgeon, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and St.Mary’s Hospital, Honorary Senior  Lecturer Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
  10. Prof. Emir Q. Haxhija, MD, PhD, FEBPS, Associate Professor of Pediatric and Adolescent Surgery, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Surgery, Medical University Graz, Austria
  11. Prof. Dr. med. Stuart Hosie, Chefarzt, Klinik für Kinderchirurgie, Klinikum Schwabing, Technische Universität München, Germany
  12. Dr. med. Avraam Mastorakis, Direktor der Klinik für Kinder und Jugendchirurgie, Zentrum für Kinderheilkunde und Jugendmedizin, Schwarzwald-Baar Klinikum, Villingen-Schwenningen GmbH, Germany
  13. Prof. Dr. Asaad Matar, MD, PhD, Director Clinic of Paediatrics and Paediatric Surgery, Chief of International Center of Paediatric Andrology, Russia
  14. Prof. Amulya K. Saxena, MD, PhD, DSc(hc), FRCS, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  15. Prof. Gonca Topuzlu Tekant, MD, PhD, Istanbul University, Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Former President of The Turkish Association of Pediatric Surgeons, Honorary Secretary of EUPSA, Istanbul, Turkey
  16. Dr. Vassilios Trapalis, MD, PhD, Paediatric Surgeon, Director of the Paediatric Surgery Department, “Metropolitan” Hospital, Piraeus
  17. Prof. Zacharias Zachariou, Professor of Paediatric Surgery at the University of Cyprus, p. President of the European Pediatric Surgeon’s Association (EUPSA)

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE OF THE CONGRESS:

  • Greek
  • English

MAIN TOPICS:

  • Child and adolescent psychology
  • Neonatal Surgery
  • Minimal Invasive Paediatric Surgery
  • Paediatric Surgical Oncology
  • Paediatric Surgical Urology
  • Liver and Biliary Surgery
  • Burn disease
  • Trauma – Emergency Paediatric Surgery
  • Vascular Anomalies
  • Related disciplines (Neurosurgery – Dentistry – Orthopedics – Ophthalmology – ENT)

 

FRIDAY 6 OCTOBER

Ceremony Auditorium of the University of Macedonia

08:30 – 09:00
Opening – Registrations

09:00 – 10:00
Lecture
TOPIC: “Hypospadias surgery; An Update”
Chair:
Salakos Christos, Assistant Professor of Paediatric Surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Paediatric Surgery Department, General University Hospital “ATTIKON”, Athens
Sfoungaris Dimitrios, Assistant Professor of Paediatric Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Director of the 1st University Paediatric Surgery Department, General University Hospital “G. GENNIMATAS”, Thessaloniki
Karvouni Eleni, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital of Larissa

Lecturer:
Prof. Dr. Ahmed T Hadidi, MB, BCh, MSc, MD, USMLE, FRCS, FA, PhD, Chairman of Paediatric Surgery Dept., Emma Klinik GmbH, D-63500 Seligenstadt, Chairman of Paediatric Surgery Dept., Sana Klinikum Offenbach, D-63069 Offenbach/Main, Germany

10:00 – 11:00
Roundtable:
TOPIC: “Management of the administration of fluids, blood and derivatives to the perioperative paediatric patient”
Chair:
• Bratzou Chrissi, Anesthesiologist, Director of Anesthesiology Department, General Hospital of Thessaloniki “Ippokrateio”
• Sdouga Maria, Anesthesiologist – Intensivologist, Head Director, Children’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU), General Hospital of Thessaloniki “Ippokrateio”

1. “Perioperative administration of fluids and electrolytes to the paediatric patient”
Volakli Elena, Consultant Anesthesiologist – Intensivologist, Children’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU), General Hospital of Thessaloniki “Ippokrateio”

2. “Transfusion of blood and derivatives in the pediatric patient. Latest data”
Matsi Kyriaki, Senior Anesthesiologist – Intensivologist, Anesthesiology Department, General Hospital of Thessaloniki “Ippokrateio”

3. “Latest data management for haemostasis disorders in the perioperative pediatric patient. The position of thromboelastography”
Iordanidou Despina, Senior Anesthesiologist, Anesthesiology Department, General Hospital of Thessaloniki “Ippokrateio”

11:00 – 11:15
Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:15
Roundtable:
TOPIC: “The child in the operating room. Needs and special features in perioperative care ”
Chair:
• Liamopoulou Polyxeni, Professor of Nursing Applications, Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki
• Matziou Vasiliki, Professor of Paediatric Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

1.”Exemplary organization and operation of a surgical department”
Mavridi Fotini, Nurse, MSc, PhD, Paediatric Surgery Department, “P. & A. Kyriakou” Children’s Hospital, Athens

2. “Contemporary data for pre-operative preparation of the child”
Koufa Vaia, Nurse, Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital of Thessaloniki «Papageorgiou»

3. “Parental stress for the child to be operated and ways of dealing with it”
Charana Aikaterini, Nurse, PhD, Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital of Alexandroupolis

4. “Post-operative pain. Greek and International Data”
Statiri Anastasia, Nurse, Surgery Department, “IASO” Children’s Hospital of Athens

5. “Perioperative Care Documentation”
Matziou Vasiliki, Professor of Paediatric Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

12:15 – 13:00
Oral Presentations Session
Chair:
Matziou Vasiliki, Professor of Paediatric Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Spyridakis Ioannis, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Paediatric Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Director of the 2nd University Paediatric Surgery Department, General University Hospital «Papageorgiou», Thessaloniki
Kepertis Chrysostomos, Paediatric Surgeon, 2nd University Paediatric Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, General University Hospital «Papageorgiou», Thessaloniki

1.PERIOPERATIVE NURSING CARE IN CHILDREN. Theodora Tsiaprazi, Vaia Koufa. General Hospital “Papageorgiou”, Thessaloniki, Greece

2. INDIRECT MEASUREMENT OF INTRA-ABDOMINAL PRESSURE IN CHILDREN WITH INTRA-ABDOMINAL HYPERTENSION. Menelaos Svirkos, Eleni Voklakli, Peristera Mantzafleri, Athanasios Kasimis, Efstratiia Samkinidou, Anna Kalaitzi, Maria Sdouga. General Hospital “Ippokrateio”, Thessaloniki, Greece

3. MICROSURGERY – METHOD OF CHOICE IN ARTERIOVENOUS FISTULA CREATION IN CHILDREN WITH RECIPIENT VEIN DIAMETER LESS THAN 2 MILIMEETRS. Srdjan Nikolovski, Dragan Vukanic University Children’s Hospital, Belgrade, Serbia

13:00 -13:30
Lecture
TOPIC: “Hypospadias Surgery in Russia; Changing Techniques led to better Results!”
Chair:
• Minas Christos, President of Cypriot Association of Paediatric Surgeons, Senior Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, “Archbishop Makarios III” Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus
• Pergamalis Georgios, Director of Paediatric Surgery Department, “IASO” Children’s Hospital, Athens
• Aftzoglou Panagiotis, Paediatric Surgeon, “Diabalkaniko” General Hospital, Thessaloniki

Lecturer:
Prof. Dr. Asaad Matar, MD, PhD, Director Clinic of Paediatrics and Paediatric Surgery, Chief of International Center of Paediatric Andrology, Russia

13:30 – 14:00
Lecture
TOPIC: “Intralesionary administration of bleomycin injection in the treatment of lymphatic and vascular malformations”
Chair:
• Zachariou Zacharias, Professor of Paediatric Surgery, University of Cyprus, p. President of EUPSA
• Marados Aggelos, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, “IASO” Children’s Hospital, Athens
• Smaropoulos Eleftherios, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital “IPPOKRATEIO”, Thessaloniki

Lecturer:
Prof. Gonça Topuzlu Tekant, MD, PhD, Istanbul University, Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Former President of The Turkish Association of Paediatric Surgeons, Honorary Secretary of EUPSA, Istanbul, Turkey

14:00 – 16:00
Lunch

Congress Hall of the University of Macedonia
E-POSTERS SESSION

15:00 – 16:00
Chair:
A. VARIOUS
Aftzoglou Panagiotis, Paediatric Surgeon, “Diabalkaniko” General Hospital, Thessaloniki
Stefanidis Christos, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital “IPPOKRATEIO”, Thessaloniki
B. LOWER GI
Pergamalis Georgios, Director of Paediatric Surgery Department, “IASO” Children’s Hospital, Athens
Tzantzaroudi Ekaterini, Senior Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital “IPPOKRATEIO”, Thessaloniki

Ceremony Auditorium of the University of Macedonia

16:00 – 16:45
Lecture
TOPIC: “Chylothorax and Chylous Ascites, two rare but difficult entities”
Chair:
• Tsikopoulos Georgios, Director of the Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital “Ippokrateio”, Thessaloniki
• Zavras Nikolaos, Assist. Professor of Paediatric Surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Paediatric Surgery Department, “ATTIKON” General University Hospital, Athens
• Patoulias Ioannis, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, 1st Paediatric Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, General University Hospital “G. Gennimatas”, Thessaloniki

Lecturer:
Prof. Dr. Juan C. De Agustin, Chief of Pediatric Surgery Department, Vice-president of the Spanish Society of Paediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital, Hospital Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain

16:45 – 17:30
Lecture
TOPIC: “Recent Advances in Minimal Invasive Paediatric Surgery”
Chair:
• Soutis Michael, Paediatric Surgeon, Director of the Paediatric Surgery Department, “EUROCLINIC” Children’s Hospital, Athens
• Petousis Georgios, Director of the 1st Paediatric Surgery Department, “P. & A. KYRIAKOU” Children’s Hospital, Athens
• Achilleos Orthodoxos, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, 2nd Paediatric Surgery Department, “P. & A. KYRIAKOU” Children’s Hospital, Athens

Lecturer:
Mr. Munther J Haddad, MBBCH FRCS (Glasg) FRCS (Eng) FRCPCH, Senior Consultant Paediatric & Neonatal Surgeon, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and St.Mary’s Hospital, Honorary Senior  Lecturer Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK

17:30 – 17:45
Coffee Break

17:45 – 18:30
Lecture
TOPIC: “Variants of Anorectal Malformations”
Chair:
• Papouis Georgios, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital “Ippokrateio”, Thessaloniki
• Lampropoulos Vassilios, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, 2nd Paediatric Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, General University Hospital “Papageorgiou”, Thessaloniki
• Stefanidis Christos, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital “Ippokrateio”, Thessaloniki

Lecturer:
Prof. Dr. med. Stuart Hosie, Chefarzt, Klinik für Kinderchirurgie, Klinikum Schwabing, Technische Universität München, Germany

18:30 – 19:15
ORAL PRESENTATIONS SESSION
Chair:
• Zavras Nikolaos, Assist. Professor of Paediatric Surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Paediatric Surgery Department, “ATTIKON” General University Hospital, Athens
• Kampouri Ekaterini, Assist. Professor of Paediatric Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, Paediatric Surgery Department, General University Hospital of Alexandroupolis
• Lampropoulos Vassilios, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, 2nd Paediatric Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, General University Hospital “Papageorgiou”, Thessaloniki

1.THE ENVIRONMENTAL DISRUPTORS MAY CAUSE CONGENITAL ABNORMALITIES – A RESEARCH STUDY. Demetrios Petrakis1, Michael Michalakis1, Loukia Vassilopoulou1, Christos Psycharakis2, Aliki Anifantaki3, Stavros Sifakis4, Theodoros Dolatzas5, Konstantinos Skondras6, Aristides M Tsatsakis7. 1Laboratory of Toxicology, Medical School, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, 2Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, “Venizeleio and Pananio” General Hospital, Heraklion, Crete, 3Clinical Embryologist, Crete Fertility Center, Heraklion, Crete, 4Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Scientific Director in “Mitera” Hospital, Heraklion, Crete, Vice President of Hellenic Society in Perinatal Medicine, 5Director A΄ Paediatric Surgery Department, “Aghia Sophia” Children’s Hospital, Athens, 6Director Β΄ Paediatric Surgery Department, “P. & A. Kyriakou” Children’s Hospital, Athens, 7Center of Toxicology, Science & Research, Medical School, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Hellas.

2. ORGAN PRESERVATION IN PAEDIATRIC SURGERY. Vasilios Lampropoulos, Vasilios Mouravas, Chrisostomos Kepertis, Zoi Arvanitaki, Theodoros Garoufalias, Ioannis Spyridakis. G.H. “Papageorgiou”, Thessaloniki, Hellas

3. CAN KAPOSIFORM HEMANGIOENDOTHELIOMA BE DIAGNOSED WITHOUT BIOPSY? – TWO CASE REPORT. S. Ionescu, Mihai Mocanu, Beatrice Bunea, Silvia Costinean, Carmen Heriseanu, Alexandra Munteanu, C. Carstoveanu. Department of Paediatric Surgery, “Marie S. Curie” Emergency Children’s Hospital, Bucharest, Romania

4. COMPARATIVE STUDY OF CONTEMPORARY TREATMENT OF HAEMAGIOMAS WITH PROPANOLOL AND ATENOLOL. Efthimios Tsivitanidis¹, Talia Tsivitanidou-Kakourou², Elena Menelaou¹, Chrissi Papageorgiou¹. 1Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital “Archbishop Makarios ΙΙΙ”, Nicosia, Cyprus, 21st Paediatric Department, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, “Aghia Sophia” Children’s Hospital, Athens, Hellas

5. USE OF SIROLIMUS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF CHALLENGING VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS. Wael Elzeneini, Ahmed Mostafa, Mohamed Abdelsattar Mohamed, Hesham Abdelkader, Hatem Saafan. Department of Paediatric Surgery, Ain Shams University Children’s Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

 

Congress Hall of the University of Macedonia

09:00 – 11:00
Seminar Session “Meet the Experts course”
TOPIC: “Diagnosis and treatment of children with vascular anomalies”
Chair:
• Vaos Georgios, MD, PhD, FEBPS, Professor of Paediatric Surgery at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Director of the Paediatric Surgery Department, General University Hospital “ATTIKON”, Athens
• Emir Q. Haxhija, MD, PhD, FEBPS, Associate Professor of Paediatric and Adolescent Surgery, Department of Paediatric and Adolescent Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Austria

11:00 – 11:15
Coffee Break

11:15 – 13:00
Seminar Session “Meet the Experts course”
TOPIC: “Diagnosis and treatment of children with vascular anomalies”
Chair:
• Vaos Georgios, MD, PhD, FEBPS, Professor of Paediatric Surgery at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Director of the Paediatric Surgery Department, General University Hospital “ATTIKON”, Athens
• Emir Q. Haxhija, MD, PhD, FEBPS, Associate Professor of Paediatric and Adolescent Surgery, Department of Paediatric and Adolescent Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Austria

Ceremony Auditorium – Foyer of the University of Macedonia

20:00 – 21:30
Official Opening Ceremony
• Official address – Formal greetings – Talks
• Lecture
Keynote invited speaker: George Th. Pavlidis, f. Professor of the University of Macedonia
TOPIC:
“The biological significance of ophthalmokinesis – Prognostic, diagnostic and therapeutic applications”

• Exhibition of the Visual Arts Section (T.E.P.E.) of the General Hospital “Papageorgiou” in honor of the Society of Paediatric Surgeons. Subject: “Lost Homes of Hellenism”. With participation of 11 artists – members of T.E.P.E. (The exhibition is part of the great Exhibition of 28 Painters-Visual Artists that was presented in April 2017 at the Foyer of “Papageorgiou” General Hospital and at the “Vellideion” Congress Center during the International Fair of Thessaloniki.
• Video and 3 minutes speech by the President of the Visual Arts Sector (T.E.P.E.) of the “Papageorgiou” General Hospital, Prof. Antonis Filippopoulos, Paediatric Surgeon

SUBJECT:
“The Objectives of the Visual Arts Sector (T.E.P.E.). What we have achieved so far”

MUSIC PROGRAM
Magda Theosidou – Manolis Gerempakanis

“AMALGAMA”
Philip Passalides – Nikoletta Saridaki – Sofia Mermigka – Haris Livanios

PONTIAN DANCES
Dancing group of Pontian Association of Polichni

21:30 – President’s Welcome Reception

 

SATURDAY 7 OCTOBER

Ceremony Auditorium of the University of Macedonia

08:30 – 10:00
Oral Presentations Session
Chair:
• Zachariou Zacharias, Professor of Paediatric Surgery, University of Cyprus, p. President of EUPSA
• Kagias Dimitrios, Director of the Paediatric Surgery Department, General and Maternity Hospital “Elena Venizelou”, Athens
• Gentimi Fotini, Paediatric Surgeon, “MITERA” Children’s Hospital, Athens

1. USEFULNESS OF ULTRASOUND CYSTOURETHROGRAPHY WITH DYE IN DEPICTION OF URETHRA. Freitheriki Papadopoulou, Anastasia Kanaria, Aggeliki Gasimpayasova, Demetrios Daravigkas. Children’s Ultrasound Center, Thessaloniki, Hellas
2. TRANS-SCROTAL ORCHIOPEXY IN GLIDING TESTES. TEN YEARS EXPERIENCE AND RESULTS. Anastasios Klaoudatos, Christos Plataras, Alexandros Vlachos, Olga Belou, Maria Korodima, Efstratios Christianakis. Paediatric Surgery Department, Penteli’s Children’s Hospital, Palaia Penteli, Attica, Hellas
3. RUNNING HEAD: STENTING AFTER UROLITHIASIS ENDOSCOPIC APPROACH. TO STENT OR NOT TO STENT AFTER URINARY LITHIASIS ENDOSCOPICALLY TREATED IN CHILDREN? Bogdan Andrei1, Mihai Mocanu1, Beatrice Bunea1, Alexandra Munteanu1, Adriana Gurita2, Sebastian Ionescu1. 1Department of Paediatric Surgery, 2Department of Anaesthesiology, “Marie S. Curie” Emergency Children Hospital, Bucharest, Romania
4. OUTCOMES OF THE LAPAROSCOPIC APPROACH FOR UPPER POLE NEPHRECTOMIES IN CHILDREN. Bogdan Andrei1, Mihai Mocanu1, Beatrice Bunea1, Alexandra Munteanu1, Veronica Marcu3, Diana Stanescu3, Adriana Gurita2, Sebastian Ionescu1. 1Department of Paediatric Surgery, 2Department of Anaesthesiology, 3Department of Radiology, ”Marie S. Curie” Emergency Children Hospital, Bucharest, Romania
5. DORSAL LUMBOTOMY INCISION AS AN APPROACH FOR NEPHRECTOMY IN CHILDREN WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASES. Dragan Vukanic, Srdjan Nikolovski, University Children’s Hospital, Belgrade, Serbia
6. THE CONTRIBUTION OF MINIMAL INVASIVE SURGERY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF URINARY SYSTEM DISEASES. Vassilios Lampropoulos, Chrisostomos Kepertis, Andreas Neofitou, Evdoxia Kitsiopoulou, Cleanthes Anastassiadis, Ioannis Spiridakis. General Hospital “Papageorgiou”, Thessaloniki, Hellas
7. THE RELATION BETWEEN UNDESCENDED TESTIS AND ADULT TESTICULAR MALIGNANCIES – A CLINICAL STUDY. E Buyukunal, SNC Buyukunal. Departments of Medical Oncology and Paediatric Surgery, Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty, University of Istanbul,Turkey
8. ROLE OF ULTRASOUND IN THE FOLLOW UP OF INTRA-ABDOMINAL TESTES POST FOWLER-STEPHENS LAPAROSCOPIC ORCHIOPEXY. Wael Elzeneimi, Ahmed Emad, Amr Abouzeid. Ain Shams University Children’s Hospital, Bristol, UK
9. OPEN SURGERY AND LAPAROSCOPIC PALOMO VARICOCELECTOMY IN CHILDREN WITH VARICOCELE. Sava V. Radoviҫ. Paediatric Surgery Clinic, Institute for Childhood Diseases, Clinical Centre of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro
10. MANAGEMENT OF THE NON-RETRACTILE FORESKIN (PREPUCIAL ADHESIONS, PARTIAL – TOTAL PHIMOSIS). 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE. Manolis Iakomidis, Alexandra Oikonomopoulou, Manolis Kourakis, Aggelos Dampalis, Georgios Kofinas, Maria Kopanidi, Arsenios Georgiadis, Georgios Pergamalis. “IASO” Children’s Hospital, Athens, Hellas

10:00 – 11:30
Oral Presentations Session
Chair:
• Lainakis Nektarios, Senior Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital of Nikaia, Piraeus “THE SAINT PANTELEIMON”
• Krikri Aggeliki, Senior Paediatric Surgeon, 2nd Paediatric Surgery Department, “AGHIA SOPHIA” Children’s Hospital, Athens
• Kepertis Chrysostomos, Paediatric Surgeon, 2nd University Paediatric Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, General University Hospital «Papageorgiou», Thessaloniki

1.THE USE OF SOUND AMPLIFIERS (ULTRASOUND DYE) IN THE INVESTIGATION OF TRAUMATIC SPLENIC RAPTURE IN CHILDREN WITH BLUNT ABDOMINAL INJURIES. Savvas Deftereos1, Ekaterini Kampouri2, Maria Aggelidou2, Stefanos Gardikis2. 1Radiology Department, 2Paediatric Surgery Department, General University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Hellas
2. A Novel Technique Using a Spatulated Umbilical Cord as a Patch for Primary Gastroschisis Repair. Alexandra L. Scarlett, Sherif Mansour, Thomas T. Tsang. Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK
3. COMPLICATIONS OF ATYPICAL FORMS OF ACUTE APPENDICITIS IN CHILDHOOD. M. Simeonov, D. Dachev, M. Nenov, B. Ivanov, S. Lupanov, I. Kirev. Department of Surgical Propedeutics, Medical University of Plovdiv, Department of Paediatric Surgery, University Hospital “St. George”, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
4. LAPAROSCOPIC ASSISTED APPENDECTOMY: A VIABLE TECHNICAL ALTERNATIVE FOR TREATMENT OF ACUTE APPENDICITIS. Bogdan Andrei1, Mihai Mocanu1, Beatrice Bunea1, Alexandra Munteanu1, Adriana Gurita2, Sebastian Ionescu1. 1Department of Paediatric Surgery, 2Department of Anaesthesiology, “Marie S. Curie” Emergency Children Hospital, Bucharest, Romania
5. CONSERVATIVE VERSUS OPERATIVE TREATMENT OF UNCOMPLICATED APPENDICITIS IN PEDIATRIC POPULATION – OUR RESULTS. Jelena Antic, Radoica Jokic, Svetlana Bukarica, Nenad Zakula, Marina Djermanov. Institute for Children and Youth Healthcare of Vojvodina, Clinic for Paediatric Surgery, University of Novi Sad, Medical, Serbia
6. IMMEDIATE SURGICAL INTERVENTION OR CONSERVATIVE TREATMENT IN THE MANAGEMENT OF COMPLICATED ACUTE APPENDICITIS? RESULTS OF META-ANALYSIS. Georgios Vaos1, Anastasia Dimopoulou1, Eleana Gioka2, Nikolaos Zavras1. 1Paediatric Surgery Department, General University Hospital “ATTIKON”, 2Athens Medical Center, Maroussi, Athens, Hellas
7. FREQUENCY OF SURGICAL NEC IN NEWBORNS OF VERY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT (VLBW): RISK FACTORS OF MANIFESTATION AND OUTCOME. Georgios Mitsiakos1, Vasilios Lampropoulos2, Efthimia Papacharalampous1, Efthimia Chatzitoliou1, Evgenia Babatseva1, Ilias Chatziioannidis1, Vasiliki Soumpasi1. 12nd Neonatal Department and Neonatal ICU of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 22nd Paediatric Surgery Department of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, General Hospital “Papageorgiou”, Thessaloniki, Hellas
8. ENTEROCOLITIS COMPLICATING HIRSCHSPRUNG’S DISEASE: THE ROLL OF (CD64 NEUTROPHILS AND CD69 ON LYMPHOCYTES) BIOMARKERS IN CLINICAL SCORING. Manal Kadhim1, Mohammed Aboud2, Noor Mohammed2. 1College of Medicine, Al Qadisiya University, 2The maternity and Child Teaching Hospital, Al Qadisiya, Iraq
9. ADVANTAGES IN THE TREATMENT OF PAEDIATRIC SURGICAL DISEASES BY USING LAPAROSCOPY. VIDEO PROJECTION FROM SELECTED CASES OF OUR DEPARTMENT. Sideris Chatzisideris1, Abraham Mastorakis1, Eleftherios Smaropoulos2. 1Klinik für Kinder und Jugendchirurgie, Schwarzwald-Baar Klinikum, Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany, 2Paediatric Surgery Department, “Ippokrateio” General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Hellas
10. LAPAROSCOPIC PYLOROMYOTOMY IN A NEONATE WITH CONGENITAL PYLORIC STENOSIS-VIDEO PROJECTION. Nektarios Sardianos, Theodoros Kyriakou. Athens Medical Center/”MITERA” Children’s Hospital, Athens, Hellas

11:30 – 11:45
Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:30
Lecture
TOPIC: “Autism: Contemporary Management using Autologous Stem Cells”
Chair:
• Koulopoulos Konstantinos, Director of the Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital of Nikaia, Piraeus “THE SAINT PANTELEIMON”
• Kalantzi Nikoletta, Senior Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital of Nikaia, Piraeus “THE SAINT PANTELEIMON”
• Lainakis Nektarios, Senior Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital of Nikaia, Piraeus “THE SAINT PANTELEIMON”

Lecturer:
Dr. Trapalis Vassilios, MD, PhD, Paediatric Surgeon, Director of Paediatric Surgery Department, “Metropolitan” Hospital, Piraeus

12:30 – 13:15
Lecture
TOPIC: «Pectus Excavatum: The Nuss Procedure»
Chair:
• Sfoungaris Dimitrios, Assistant Professor of Paediatric Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Director of the 1st University Paediatric Surgery Department, General University Hospital “G. GENNIMATAS”, Thessaloniki
• Smaropoulos Eleftherios, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital “Ippokrateio”, Thessaloniki
• Stefanidis Christos, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital “Ippokrateio”, Thessaloniki

Lecturer:
Dr. med. Avraam Mastorakis, Direktor der Klinik für Kinder und Jugendchirurgie, Zentrum für Kinderheilkunde und Jugendmedizin, Schwarzwald-Baar Klinikum, Villingen-Schwenningen GmbH, Germany

13:15 – 14:00
Lecture:
TOPIC: «Concussion in children. Practical instructions for paediatric surgeons and paediatricians»
Chair:
• Pavlidis Th. George, f. Professor of the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki
• Achilleos Orthodoxos, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, 2nd Paediatric Surgery Department, “P. & A. KYRIAKOU” Children’s Hospital, Athens
• Patoulias Ioannis, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, 1st University Paediatric Surgery Department, General University Hospital “G. GENNIMATAS”, Thessaloniki

Lecturer:
Prof. Athanasios Evaggeliou, MD, PhD, FRCP, Chairman, 4th Department of Paediatrics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, “Papageorgiou” General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Hellas

14:00 – 16:00
Lunch

Congress Hall of the University of Macedonia
E-POSTERS SESSION

15:00 – 16:00
Chair:
A. UPPER GI
• Salakos Christos, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Paediatric Surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Paediatric Surgery Department, General University Hospital “ATTIKON”, Athens
• Panagidis Antonios, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General Children’s Hospital “Karamandaneio”, Patras
B. UROLOGY
• Sakellaris Georgios, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General University Hospital, Heraklion, Crete
• Kambouri Aikaterini, Assistant Professor of Paediatric Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, Paediatric Surgery Department, General University Hospital of Alexandroupolis

Ceremony Auditorium of the University of Macedonia

16:00 – 16:45
Lecture
TOPIC: “Abdominal Wall Defects – Evidence and Outcomes”
Chair:
• Prof. Gonça Topuzlu Tekant, MD, PhD, Istanbul University, Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Former President of The Turkish Association of Paediatric Surgeons, Honorary Secretary of EUPSA, Istanbul, Turkey
• Koulopoulos Konstantinos, Director of the Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital of Nikaia, Piraeus “THE SAINT PANTELEIMON”
• Petropoulos Panagiotis, Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, “Children’s Euroclinic” Hospital, Athens

Lecturer:
Prof. Amulya K. Saxena, MD, PhD, DSc(hc), FRCS(Glasg), Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Chelsea Children’s Hospital, Chelsea and Westminster Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

16:45 – 17:30
Oral Presentations Session
Chair:
• Petousis Georgios, Director of the 1st Paediatric Surgery Department, “P. & A. KYRIAKOU” Children’s Hospital, Athens
• Kagias Dimitrios, Director of the Paediatric Surgery Department, General and Maternity Hospital “Elena Venizelou”, Athens
• Alexopoulos Vassilios, Senior Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General Children’s Hospital “Karamandaneio”, Patras

1.A NEW TECHNIQUE FOR REDO HYPOSPADIAS REPAIR: REDUCING THE RISK OF FISTULA AND MEATAL STENOSIS. Dragan Vukanic, Srdjan Nikolovski. University Children’s Hospital, Belgrade, Serbia
2. GLANS WINGS ARE SEPARATED VENTRALLY BY THE SEPTUM GLANDIS AND FRENULUM PENIS. MRI DOCUMENTATION AND SURGICAL IMPLICATIONS. Hüseyin Özbey, Ali Kumbasar. Department of Paediatric Surgery & Division of Paediatric Urology, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
3. HYPOSPADIAS REPAIR WITH THE GLANULAR-FRENULAR COLLAR (GFC) TECHNIQUE. Hüseyin Özbey1,2, Şeref Etker2. 1Department of Paediatric Surgery & Division of Paediatric Urology, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, 2Society for Sexual Development and Hypospadias (DSDturk), Istanbul, Turkey
4. USE OF FIBRIN SEALANT AND TUNICA VAGINALIS FLAP IN THE REPAIR OF URETHRO-CUTANEOUS FISTULAS: OUR EXPERIENCE IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL IN A DEVELOPING ECONOMY. Apoorva Kulkarni, Paras Kothari, Shalika Jayswa, Abhaya Gupta, Vishesh Dikshit, Geeta Kekre. Department of Paediatric Surgery, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College & General Hospital, Mumbai, India
5. LAPAROSCOPIC VARICOCELECTOMY USING DIATHERMY OR ENDOCLIPS. Christos Minas, Margarita Nikolaou, Andreas Neofitou. Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital “Archbishop Makarios III”, Nicosia, Cyprus

17:30 – 17:45
Coffee break

17:45 – 19:30
Roundtable:
TOPIC: «Controversies in Hypospadias Surgery»
Chair:
• Vaos Georgios, MD, PhD, FEBPS, Professor of Paediatric Surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Director of the Paediatric Surgery Department, General University Hospital “ATTIKON”, Athens
• Gardikis Stefanos, MD, PhD, Professor of Paediatric Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, Director of Paediatric Surgery Department, General University Hospital of Alexandroupolis
• Spyridakis Ioannis, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Paediatric Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Director of the 2nd University Paediatric Surgery Department, General University Hospital «Papageorgiou», Thessaloniki

SPEAKERS:
• Prof. Dr. med. Stuart Hosie, Chefarzt, Klinik für Kinderchirurgie, Klinikum Schwabing, Technische Universität München, Germany
• Prof. Zacharias Zachariou, Professor of Paediatric Surgery, University of Cyprus, p. President of the European Paediatric Surgeon’s Association (EUPSA)
• Prof. Dr. Ahmed T Hadidi, MB, BCh, MSc, MD, USMLE, FRCS, FA, PhD, Chair of Paediatric Surgery Dept., Emma Klinik GmbH, D-63569 Offenbach D-63569 Seligenstadt, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Sana Clinic Offenbach / Main, Germany
• Prof. Dr. Cenk Büyükünal, MD, PhD, FRCS(hon), FEAPS, FEAPU, FEPSA, FTAPS, Head of Paediatric Surgery and Urology Department, Istanbul University, Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
• Prof. Dr. Asaad Matar, Clinical Director of Paediatrics and Paediatric Surgery, Chief of International Center of Paediatric Andrology, Russia
• Prof. Emir Q. Haxhija, MD, PhD, FEBPS, Associate Professor of Paediatric and Adolescent Surgery, Department of Paediatric and Adolescent Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Austria
• Dr. Vassilios Lampropoulos, MD, PhD, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, 2nd University Paediatric Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
• Dr. Moschos Ververidis, MD, PhD, Paediatric Surgeon, Senior Paediatric Surgeon, 2nd Paediatric Surgery Department, “P. & A. KYRIAKOU” Children’s Hospital, Athens, Greece

20:30 – Official Gala Dinner of the Greek Association of Paediatric Surgeons

SUNDAY 7 OCTOBER

Ceremony Auditorium of the University of Macedonia

08:30 – 09:15
Lecture
TOPIC: «Esophagus tissue engineering – State of research for esophageal replacement»
Chair:
• Chaidos Christos, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital “Ippokrateio”, Thessaloniki
• Baltogiannis Nikolaos, Paediatric Surgeon, Director of Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital “Medical Center”, Athens
• Mitroudi Magdalini, Senior Paediatric Surgeon, 1st University Paediatric Surgery Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, General University Hospital “G. GENNIMATAS”

Lecturer:
Prof. Amulya K. Saxena, MD, PhD, DSc (hon), FRCS(Glasg), Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Chelsea Children’s Hospital, Chelsea and Westminster Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

09:15 – 10:00
Lecture
TOPIC: “Management and Outcomes in Paediatric Thoracic Trauma”
Chair:
• Nikolaidis Pantelis, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, 1st Paediatric Surgery Department, “P. & A. KYRIAKOU” Children’s Hospital, Athens
• Baltogiannis Nikolaos, Paediatric Surgeon, Director of Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital “Medical Center”, Athens
• Pergamalis Georgios, Director of Paediatric Surgery Department, “IASO” Children’s Hospital, Athens

Lecturer:
Prof. Emir Q. Haxhija, MD, PhD, FEBPS, Associate Professor of Pediatric and Adolescent Surgery, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Austria

10:00 – 10:45
Lecture
TOPIC: «Choledochal Malformations and their Surgical Treatment»
Chair:
• Georgiou Georgios, Head Director of the Paediatric Surgery Department, “Karamandaneio” Children’s General Hospital, Patras
• Panagidis Antonios, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, “Karamandaneio” Children’s Hospital, Patras
• Papoutsakis Marinos, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital “Ippokrateio”, Thessaloniki

Lecturer:
Prof. Dr. Mark Davenport, MD, PhD, FRCS (Eng), Chief of Paediatric Surgery Service, King’s College Hospital, President of the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons(BAPS), London, UK

10:45 – 11:30
Lecture
TOPIC: “Peri-operative stress and its management in children”
Chair:
• Pavlidis Th. George, f. Professor of the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki
• Alexopoulos Vassilios, Senior Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General Children’s Hospital “Karamandaneio”, Patras
• Krikri Aggeliki, Senior Paediatric Surgeon, 2nd Paediatric Surgery Department, “AGHIA SOPHIA” Children’s Hospital, Athens

Lecturer:
Prof. George P. Chroussos, MD, FAAP, MACE, MACP, FRCP, Chairman, 1st Department of Paediatrics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, “AGHIA SOPHIA” Children’s Hospital, Athens, Greece

11:30 – 11:45
Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:30
Διάλεξη
TOPIC: «Continent Urinary Diversion in Bladder Exstrophy: The Cologne Pouch»
Chair:
• Tsikopoulos Georgios, Director of the Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital “Ippokrateio”, Thessaloniki
• Tsivitanidis Efthymios, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, General Hospital “Archbishop Makarios III”, Nicosia, Cyprus
• Sakellaris Georgios, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General University Hospital, Heraklion, Crete

Lecturer:
Prof. Dr. Thomas M. Boemers, Chefarzt der Clinic for Kinder Surgery & Kinderurologie, Kinderkrankenhaus, Kliniken der Stadt Köln gGmbH, Germany

12:30 – 13:15
Lecture (Video)
TOPIC: «New stent for a mini surgical approach for pediatric pyeloplasty»
Chair:
• Neophytou Andreas, Director of the Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital “Archbishop Makarios III”, Nicosia, Cyprus
• Grigoriadis Georgios, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital “Ippokrateio”, Thessaloniki
• Spirakos Spiros, Senior Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General and Maternity Hospital “Elena Venizelou”, Athens

Lecturer:
Prof. Devendra K. Gupta, Imm. Past President WOFAPS, Professor and Head, Department of Paediatric Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, (AIIMS), New Delhi, 110029, India

13:15 – 14:00
Oral Presentations Session
Chair:
• Tsikopoulos Georgios, Director of the Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital “Ippokrateio”, Thessaloniki
• Sklavos Michalakis, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, 1st Paediatric Surgery Department, “P. & A. KYRIAKOU” Children’s Hospital, Athens
• Fili Fotini, Paediatric Surgeon, “MITERA” Children’s Hospital, Athens

1.MULTIPLE USAGE OF EXTERNAL JUGULAR VEIN FOR PLACEMENT OF TUNNELED CENTRAL VENOUS CATHETERS IN CHILDREN ON CHRONIC HAEMODIALYSIS. Dragan Vukanic, Srdjan Nikolovski. University Children’s Hospital, Belgrade, Serbia
2. THE USE OF VATS (VIDEO ASSISTED THORACIC SURGERY) IN THE EARLY STAGE OF COMPLICATED PNEUMONIA. Christos Chiotinis, Georgios Manailoglou, Fotini Gentimi. Paediatric Surgery Department, “MITERA” Children’s Hospital, Athens, Hellas
3. DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF CONGENITAL LUNG CYSTS IN CHILDHOOD. P. Stefanova, B. Ivanov, A. Yonkov, E. Moshekov, D. Mitkovski, V. Tashev, I. Kirev. Department of Surgical Propedeutics, Medical University of Plovdiv, Department of Paediatric Surgery, University Hospital “St. George”, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
4. EVALUATION OF LONG-TERM QUALITY OF LIFE IN CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS OPERATED FOR OESOPHAGEAL ATRESIA. Maria Athanasopoulou1, Xenophon Sinopidis2, Efstratios Koletsis3, Aggeliki Karatza4, Antonios Panagidis1, Gabriel Dimitriou4, Demetrios Dougenis3, Georgios Georgiou1. 1Paediatric Surgery Department, General Children’s Hospital “Karamandaneio”, Patras, 2Paediatric Surgery Department, Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Patras, General University Hospital of Patras, 3Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Patras, General University Hospital of Patras, 4Neonatal ICU, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Patras, General University Hospital of Patras, Hellas
5. GASTRIC TRANSPOSITION WITHOUT THORACOTOMY FOR OESOPHAGEAL REPLACEMENT IN CHILDREN; 7-YEARS EXPERIENCE. Ekaterini Tzantzaroudi1, Eleftheria Georgiou1, Eleftherios Smaropoulos1, Christos Stefanidis1, Ekaterini Martinopoulou2, Maria Sdouga3, Georgios Tsikopoulos1. 1Paediatric Surgery Department, 2Neonatal ICU N.H.S., 3Children’s ICU, General Hospital “Ippokrateio”, Thessaloniki, Hellas

14:00 – 16:00
Lunch

Congress Hall of the University of Macedonia
E-POSTERS SESSION

15:00 – 16:00
Chair:
A. MISCELLANEOUS
• Aftzoglou Panagiotis, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, General Hospital “Diabalkaniko”, Thessaloniki
• Fili Fotini, Paediatric Surgeon, “MITERA” Children’s Hospital, Athens
B. ICU – THORAX – NURSING
• Sinopidis Xenophon, Assistant Professor of Paediatric Surgery, University of Patras
• Sklavos Michalakis, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, 1st Paediatric Surgery Department, “P. & A. KYRIAKOU” Children’s Hospital, Athens

16:00 – 16:45
Lecture
TOPIC: “Undescended testis and adult testicular tumors”
Chair:
• Soutis Michael, Paediatric Surgeon, Director of the Paediatric Surgery Department, “EUROCLINIC” Children’s Hospital, Athens
• Spyridis Georgios, Paediatric Surgeon, Director of the Paediatric Surgical Oncology Department, “MITERA” Hospital, Athens
• Tzantzaroudidi Aikaterini, Senior Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, General Hospital “Ippokrateio”, Thessaloniki

Lecturer:
Prof. Dr. Cenk Büyükünal, MD, PhD, FRCS(hon), FEAPS, FEAPU, FEPSA, FTAPS, Head of Pediatric Surgery and Urology Department, Istanbul University, Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey

16:45 – 17:30
Lecture
TOPIC: “Biliary Atresia: Improvement in Management and Surgical Techniques. Personal Experience”
Chair:
• Georgiou Georgios, Head Director of the Paediatric Surgery Department, “Karamandaneio” Children’s General Hospital, Patras
• Sinopidis Xenophon, Assist. Professor of Paediatric Surgery, University of Patras
• Gentimi Fotini, Paediatric Surgeon, “MITERA” Children’s Hospital, Athens

Lecturer:
Prof. Dr. Mark Davenport, MD, PhD, FRCS (Eng), Chief of Paediatric Surgery Service, King’s College Hospital, President of the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons(BAPS), London, UK

17:30 – 18:30
Lecture
TOPIC: “Advances in Surgery for Hirschsprung’s Disease”
Chair:
• Zachariou Zacharias, Professor of Paediatric Surgery, University of Cyprus, p. President of the European Paediatric Surgeons Association (EUPSA)
• Spyridakis Ioannis, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Paediatric Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Director of the 2nd University Paediatric Surgery Department, General University Hospital
• Sfoungaris Dimitrios, Assistant Professor of Paediatric Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Director of the 1st University Paediatric Surgery Department, General University Hospital “G. GENNIMATAS”, Thessaloniki

Lecturer:
Prof. Dr. Ahmed T Hadidi, MB, BCh, MSc, MD, USMLE, FRCS, FA, PhD, Chair of Paediatric Surgery Dept., Emma Klinik GmbH, D-63500 Seligenstadt, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Sana Klinikum Offenbach, D-63069 Offenbach / Main, Germany

19:00
End of Conference – Conclusions

 

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