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2nd Meeting on sentinel lymph node in cervical and endometrial cancer

2nd Meeting on sentinel lymph node in cervical and endometrial cancer

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25-26 maggio 2017

Monza, Azienda Ospedaliera S. Gerardo

Update and new frontiers.


President of the Course: Rodolfo Milani

Course Director: Alessandro Buda


Thursday, May 25

09.30-09.40 Introduction and meeting presentation A. Buda, R. Milani
09.40-10.00 Authorities welcome greetings C. Messa, M. Stocco

Discussants: F. Elisei, A. Ercoli, P. Scollo
10.00-10.20 Lymphatic anatomy and anatomical rational of sentinel lymphnode mapping in uterine and cervical cancer E. Vizza
10.20-10.40 Ultrastaging protocols for SLN mapping: a literature review B.E. Leone, P. Perego
10.40-11.00 Sonography in local clinical staging of cervical cancer D. Cibula
11.00-11.20 Beyond sentinel node algorithm. Toward a more tailored surgery for cervical cancer patients. A. Fagotti
11.20-11.30 Discussion
11.30-11.50 Coffee break

Discussants: L. Frigerio, F. Landoni, M. Peiretti
11.50-12.20 Magistral Lecture: “The state of art of SLN mapping in cervical cancer” P.T. Ramirez
12.20-12.40 Minilaparoscopic approach to sentinel node biopsy in cervical cancer F. Ghezzi
12.40-13.00 Low volume disease in SLN in cervical cancer D. Cibula
13.00-13.20 SLN in cervical cancer: 3 years survival results of the SENTICOL2 prospective study P. Mathevet
13.20-13.30 Discussion
13.30-15.00 Lunch

Discussants: M. Franchi, M.G. Salerno, G. Scambia
15.00-15.30 Magistral Lecture: “The history and the evolution of the SLN mapping in endometrial cancer in the last decade” N. Abu-Rustum
15.30-15.50 Robotic approach in the surgical staging of apparent early stage endometrial cancer A. Maggioni
15.50-16.10 Prognostic impact of positive LVSI in early stage endometrial cancer F. Fanfani
16.10-16.30 Hysteroscopic injection and SLN mapping in endometrial cancer F. Raspagliesi
16.30-16.45 Discussion
16.45-17.15 Coffee break

Discussants: A. Buda, P.T. Ramirez
17.15-18.00 The role of lymphatic staging in endometrial cancer. Pro’s and con’s N. Abu-Rustum, A. Mariani
18.00-18.10 Discussion 
19.30 Social Dinner


Friday, May 26

Discussants: C. Crivellaro, F. Odicino, R. Milani
08.30-09.00 Magistral Lecture: “The lymphatic drainage of tumor of the uterine body” P. Mathevet
09.00- 09.20 Pattern of recurrence of low and intermedial risk endometrial cancer cases. F. Fanfani
09.20-09.40 SLN in apparent stage I endometrial cancer: comparison of fluorescence dye with traditional radiocolliod and blue dye A. Papadia
09.40-10.00 New tracers and options for sentinel node detection I. Zapardiel
10.00-10.10 Discussion
10.10-10.30 Coffee break

Discussants: A. Papadia, F. Sanguineti, E. Solima
10.30-11.00 Magistral Lecture: “History of endometrial cancer treatment at Mayo Clinic: from maximally invasive to minimally invasive” A. Mariani
11.00-11.20 Laparoscopic ICG system use during open SLN biopsy I. Zapardiel
11.20-11.40 The SLN trajectory: How we did it and how we should have done it! P.T. Ramirez
11.40-12.00 Indications for SLN mapping in solid tumors and future prospective: what’s new? A. Buda
12.00-12.30 Discussion
12.30-14.00 Lunch

Discussants: A. Maggioni, R. Milani, A. Puppo

14.00-15.30 Video festival 
- P.T. Ramirez
- N. Abu-Rustum
- F. Raspagliesi
- A. Buda
- E. Vizza
- I. Zapardiel

15.30-16.00 Take home message and conclusions



Organizing Secretariat

Emilia Viaggi Congressi & Meeting S.r.l.
Via Porrettana, 76 - 40033 Casalecchio di Reno (BO)
Ph. +39 051 6194911 - fax +39 051 6194900
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Congress Venue

Auditorium Enrico Maria Pogliani
ASST Monza
Via Pergolesi, 33 - 20900 Monza