2018 Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Society Conference

From August 04, 2018 until August 05, 2018


7th Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Society International Conference

4th August - 5th August 2018
Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar
No.1, Jalan Pantai Jaya, 59200 Kuala Lumpur
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Highlights of Conference

  • Gastric Cancer in developing countries
  • Trends in managing benign and malignant esophageal diseases
  • Surveillance of Upper GI malignancies
  •  Optimum approach for metabolic syndrome
  •  Laparoscopy in Upper GI diseases.
2018 Poster Abstract Guide & Format - Download
Note: This shall be an oral presentation. 

CPD Points Award : As informed by CPD SECRETARIATE:
(As listed in the Medical Specialist CPD System)

  1. Main Conference: 7th Malaysian Upper GI Surgical International Conference (Event ID: 2262)
    Date: 4th & 5th August 2018
    CPD Points: A2d (16 points)
  1. Pre-Congress Workshop “ Thoracic Anatomy & Thoracoscopic Esophagel Mobilazation on cadavers” (Event ID: 2261)
    Date: 3rd August 2018
    CPD Points: A3b (6 points)

Day One - Saturday 4th  AUGUST 2018
0800-0830 Registration 
0830-0845 Welcome Speech Ramesh Gurunathan (Malaysia)
0845-0900 Opening Ceremony TBD 
0900-0920 Laparoscopic Gastrectomy: Indications & Limitations HH Kim (Korea) Ramesh/Hans   
0920-0940 Laparoscopic D2 Lymphadenectomy for Gastric cancer: The Vietnam experience VD Long (Vietnam)
0940-1000 Total Gastrectomy vs Proximal Gastrectomy: Quality of life outcomes SM Chandramohan (India)
1000-1015 Q & A 
1015-1030 Breakfast Break 
1030-1050 Management of Advanced Gastric cancer HH Kim (Korea) Dharma/Siow   
1050-1110 Managing anastomotic leaks post gastrectomy Mahadevan Deva Tata (Malaysia)
1110-1130 Issues in managing elderly gastric cancer patients: Pre and Post operatively Wan Najmi Wan Daud (Malaysia)
1130-1145 Q & A  
1145-1205 MIS for Oesophageal cancer: What’s new Jimmy So (Singapore) Mustafa/Vijay   
1205-1225 EMR/ESD for early Gastro-Oesophageal cancer Ho Shiaw Hooi (Malaysia)
1225-1245 Imaging modalities & Staging for Gastro-Oesophageal cancers Yazmin Yaacob (Malaysia)
1245-1300 Q & A  
1300-1400 Lunch Symposium (DKSH): Role of PPI in the management of
Upper GI Bleed – James Lau Yun Wong (Hong Kong)
A. Sudirman 
1400-1420 Outcomes of Heller’s Myotomy Iwan Kristian (Indonesia)    Lau PC/Najmi
1420-1440 Failure after Heller’s Myotomy: Causes & What’s next Jimmy So (Singapore)
1440-1500 Advances in Surgical management of GIST Lim Shyang Yee (Malaysia)
1500-1515 Q &A  
1500-1535 Anti-reflux Surgery: How does it compare with PPI Alfred Beaunafe (Philippines)   Mahadevan/Azrina AB
1535-1555 Endoscopic treatment for Obesity Chan Wah Keong (Malaysia)
1600-1615 Q & A  
1615-1645 Tea Symposium (Abbott) Optimizing preoperative Nutrition for Muscle Recovery – Vineya Rai (Malaysia)   Lim SY
1700-1800 AGM  

Day Two - Sunday 5th  AUGUST 2018
0900-0920 Systemic Treatment of Advanced Gastric cancer John Low (Malaysia)    Reynu/Vijay
0920-0940 Recent Advances in Bariatric Surgery Suthep U (Thailand)
0940-1000 Endoscopic Management of GI Complications Park Jun Chul (Korea)
1000-1015 Q & A  
1015-1030 Breakfast Break  
  Video Session  
1030-1050 Options for Anti-Reflux Surgery Alfred Beaunafe (Philippines) Siow/Hans​    
1050-1110 Revisional Bariatric Surgery Nik Ritza Kosai (Malaysia)
1110-1130 Tips & Tricks in Laparoscopy Oesophagectomy VD Long (Vietnam)
1130-1145 Laparoscopic total Gastrectomy SM Chandramohan (India)
1200 END  


MUGIS 2018 Pre Congress Workshop
Cadaveric Advanced Upper GI surgery / Anatomy Workshop

Academy For Silent Mentor Training Centre

Level 2.1 Xiao En Centre,
1 Jalan Kuari Cheras Kuala Lumpur

Supported by:
MUGIS Upper GI Chapter, College of Surgeons, Academy Of Medicine, Malaysia

Target: Medical Officers with an interest in Surgery, Master students in Surgery, Upper GI trainee, oversea trainee surgeons

Dr Vo Duy Long (Vietnam)
Professor Kin Fah Chin (ELSA), 
Mr Ramesh (MUGIS),
Mr Yeap (MUGIS)
Mr Lau PC (UM) 
Professor John Judson, Dr Savaranan, Dr Sura (UTAR, Anatomy Department)

Learning Outcomes:
During the course, the trainees will deepen their understandings and skills in the following areas:

  1. Anatomy of the thorax proceeding to thorascopic oesophagectomy +/- pulmonary lobectomy, thoracic duct dissection and mediastinal nodes dissection
  2. Anatomy of neck for cervical lymph nodes dissection and cervical oesophageal exposure.
  3. Anatomy of D2 dissection proceeding to open radical D2 gastrectomy.
  4. Anastomosis: Cervical oesophago-gastric tube anastomosis.

08:00-09:00  Presentation of Silent Mentor Life History – Medical Students
09:00-10:00  Keynote Lectures & Videos
10:00-11:00  Anatomy lecture: Professor John Judson, UTAR
11:00-12:00   Cervical Neck dissection (2 stations soft Body Silent Mentors)
12:00-13:00   Lunch
13:00- 15:00 Thorascopic oesophagectomy + pulmonary lobectomy  (2 stations Soft Body Silent Mentors)
15:00-17:00  Abdominal D2 lymph node dissection and gastric tube formation
17:00-18:00  Cervical oesophago-gastric anastomosis

Category Before 1st April 2018 Before 1st June 2018 After 1st July 2018
MUGIS Members RM500 RM500 RM500
 Specialist  RM500  RM600 RM750
 Medical Officers  RM500  RM550  RM700
 Medical Students (undergraduate)  RM200 RM200 RM250
 Allied Health  RM200 RM200 RM250
 International  USD250  USD280 USD300
International Medical Student - - USD50

Pre congress Workshop: “Thoracic Anatomy and Thoracoscopic Esophageal Mobilization on Cadavers” 

Date: 03 August 2018
Facilitator: Dr. Vo Duy Long (Vietnam)
Venue: Academy for Silent mentor, No1, Jalan Kuari, Cheras

Category Price
Hands -On workshop( Limited to 9 delegates) RM1500
International Specialist Hands -On workshop 600 USD
Interactive session on workshop(telecast) RM 300

MUGIS 2018 Faculty

Hyung-Ho Kim (Korea)
Jimmy So (Singapore)
Chandramohan (India)
Vo Duy Long (Vietnam)
Alfred Allen Beunafe (Philippines)
Iwan Kristian (Indonesia)
Suthep Udomsawaengsup (Thailand)
Park Jun Chul (Korea)
Mahadevan (Malaysia)
Wan Nadjmi (Malaysia)
Lim Shyang Yee (Malaysia)
Ho Shiaw Hooi (Malaysia)
Chan Wah Keong (Malaysia)
John Low (Malaysia)
Yazmin Yaacob (Malaysia)
James Lau Yun Wong (Hong Kong)
Vineya Rai (Malaysia) 


Mode of Payment
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International : Bank Draft / Electronic Transfers (include bank charges) / Credit Card (Paypal)

All payments must be made in favour of:
Persatuan Pembedahan Upper GI Malaysia

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