History of the Society and Objectives

The idea to establish an upper GI surgical society was mooted on the 23rd September 2012 and on the 27th of March 2013, the society was formally registered.

With the aim of bringing together Upper GI Consultants and General Surgeons who have an interest in Upper GI Surgery practising in Malaysia, the society had the following objectives:

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  1. To disseminate and advance knoweldge of upper GI surgery
  2. To organize and facilitate training courses and opportunities for surgeons, doctors and allied health personal interested in upper GI surgery
  3. To expose surgeons, doctors, allied health and the public to the advances in upper GI surgery and related diseases in Malaysia
  4. To promote and facilitate research, training and encourage publications on upper GI diseases to advance the management of such conditions.
  5. To encourage and foster cooperative efforts with international bodies and agencies involved with upper GI surgery by sharing local knowledge and expertise.

All surgeons, doctors and allied health personnel with interests in upper GI surgery are welcome to join the society. Activities and updates are made available to members regularly.

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3rd Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Conference 2013 Photo Gallery.
Date: 27th-29th September 2013
Venue: Port Dickson Avillion Resort

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Associated Societies

MUGIS is officially associated with The International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus (ISDE)
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Upper GI ASEAN Meeting

The First Congress of USAN will be held at HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM ON 28-29 JUNE, 2019
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Upcoming Event

Pre congress Endoscopy workshop 2019

Pre congress Endoscopy workshop 2019

8th Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Society Conference

8th Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Society Conference

Date: 12th October - 13th October 2019 
Venue: The Everly Putrajaya

  

Past Event

MUGIS 2018 International Conference

MUGIS 2018 International Conference
“Gastro Esophageal Diseases Redefined”

Date: 4th August - 5th August 2018 
Venue: Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar

  

  

DAY TIME PROGRAMME PRESENTER MODERATER

FRIDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2015

7.15 – 8.15am REGISTRATION    
8.30 - 8.50 am Management options of Esophageal Perforation Azrina AB- M’sia

Maha / Pok

8.55 – 9.15am Motility disorders of the Esophagus Ngiu CS -M’sia
9.25 – 9.40 am Metabolic Surgery – Emerging surgical techniques WJ Lee -Taiwan
9.45 – 10.00 am Q & A    

10.00 – 10.30 am

Opening Of Conference  

Azrina /

Chin KF

10.30 – 10.45 Tea Break  

10.45 – 11.05 am

Managing recurrent reflux after fundoplication Jaideep R.-S’pore
11.05 – 11.25 am Corrosive esophageal strictures – Endoscopic or Surgical Treatment Chadin -Thailand
11.25 – 11.45 am Slim for Surgery: Is weight loss before bariatric surgery necessary? Tony Leeds –UK
11.45 – 12.05 n Q & A  
12.05–12.35pm Lunch Symposium 1 [Takeda] – Evolution of Proton Pump inhibitors Ganesananthan S. -M’sia-
12.35 – 1.05 pm Lunch Symposium 2 [Roche] – Targeted therapy for advanced / metastatic Gastric cancer Yong PW-S’pore

Vijay / Mardzuki

1.05 – 2.30 pm Lunch / Prayer Break  
VIDEO SESSION

Yeap CL / Lim SY

2.30 – 2.50 pm Gastric bypass for metabolic surgery

Shashank S.-

India

2.50 – 3.10 pm Dealing with bariatric surgery complications Jaideep R-S’pore
3.10 – 3.30 pm VATS esophagectomy CS Pramesh- India
3.30 – 3.50 pm LADG MH Lee-Taiwan
METABOLIC SURGERY

Gee TF / Lau / Najmi

3.50 – 4.10 pm Selecting the best option Suthep-Thailand
4.15 – 4.35 pm Pre op optimization in Metabolic surgery Nik R -M’sia
4.35 – 4.55 pm Type 2 Diabetes and sleeve gastrectomy

Shashank S.

India

5.00 – 5.15 pm Q & A  
5.15 – 5.45 pm Annual General Meeting  
TEA BREAK & END OF DAY 1
DAY TIME PROGRAMME PRESENTER MODR.

SATURDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER 2015

8.30 – 8.55 am UIGB : Approach to endoscopic failures Sudir -M’sia

Dharma / Kwan

8.55 – 9.15 am UGIB : Endoscopic management and outcomes J Lau - HK
9.15 – 9.35 am The Cutting edge of diagnosis and treatment of Gastric GIST J So -S’pore
9.35 – 9.55 am Optimizing the gastric conduit for esophagectomy Ramesh -M’sia
9.55 – 10.20 am   Break    
10.20 – 10.40 am Q & A    
10.40 – 11.00 am GE junction tumours – best approach J So -S’pore

Nik R / Mustafar

11.11 – 11.20 am Gastric Cancer – Different behaviour and it’s treatment Han KY -Korea
11.20 – 11.40 am Current perspective of pre op chemo for gastric cancers Ibrahim Wahid -M’sia
11.40 – 12.00 noon Laparoscopic gastrectomy – The Vietnam Experience LV Trung -Vietnam
12.00 – 12.20 noon Should Upper GI services be centralized? Kanda P. -M’sia
12.20 – 12.40 pm Q & A    
12.45 –1.15 pm Lunch Symposium 1 – [Karl Storz] – Opening a new chapter: ICG for lap gastrectomy, experience and possible applications Han KY -Korea

Ramesh / Andrew Gunn

1.15 – 1.45 pm Lunch Symposium 2 [ASTRA] – “Evolution of Upper GI Bleed : Past, Present & Future J Lau - H K
1.45 – 2.30 pm Lunch    
2.30 – 2.55 pm Chemo radiation for SCC esophagus: Implications for surgery? S Law -H K

Jimmy So/ Sudir

2.55 – 3.15 pm Neoadjuvant and adjuvant therapy in esophageal cancers Mastura-M’sia
3.15 – 3.35 pm Is three field lympadenectomy a standard approach CS Pramesh -India
3.35 – 3.55 pm Current management of cervical esophageal cancer S Law-H K
3.55 – 4.15 pm Minimizing complications of laparothorascopic esophagectomy LV Trung -Vietnam
4.15 – 4.30 pm Q & A  
4.30 pm Tea Break    
TEA BREAK & END OF DAY 2  
DAY TIME PROGRAMME PRESENTER MODRT.

SUNDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER 2015

ANBIG Lectures

HO / SIOW

8.30 – 8.55 am Targeted Screening for Gastroesophageal Cancers - The Malaysian Experience Maha [M’sia]
8.55 – 9.15 am NBI diagnosis & classification of early esophageal cancer Minami [Japan]
9.15 – 9.35 am NBI diagnosis & classification of early gastric cancer Ho [M’sia]
9.35 – 9.55 am POEM : The best option for Achalasia? Minami [Japan]
9.55 – 10.15 am Q & A  
10.15 – 10.35 am Tea Break    
10.35 – 10.55 am Endoscopic therapies for early esophageal squamous cell neoplasia in Taiwan Wang Wen-Lun [Taiwan]

Huay Cheen / Reynu

10.55 – 11.15 am Endoscopic stenting in gastroesophageal cancers – Indications and pitfalls Huck Joo [M’sia]
11.15 – 11.35 am Is pre op assessment vital in determining success of GERD surgery? Shukri [M’sia]
11.35 – 12 noon Q & A  
END OF DAY 3 / CLOSING