A Comprehensive Discussion on the Techniques and Updates on Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Bail Out Procedures

December 4, 2020 (Friday)

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Zoom Webinar

* No Registration.  Link will open on the day of webinar.

The Philippine Association of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgeons, Inc in collaboration with the Philippine Society of General Surgeons Metro Manila Chapter presents a comprehensive discussion on the Techniques and updates on Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Bail Out Procedures .  No registration required.


3:00 pm


3:15 pm


Domingo A. Sampang, MD

3:20 pm

Welcome Message

Miguel C. Mendoza, MD

President, PALES

Alfred Q. Lasala II, MD

President, PSGS Metro Manila Chapter

3:25 pm

Course Overview

Raymund Andrew G. Ong, MD,

Vice President, PALES

Chair, Committee on Continuing Surgical Education, PALES

3:30 pm

Plan not to Bail: Preoperative predictors for  Difficulty of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Speaker: Alfred Q. Lasala II, MD

3:40 pm

Convert to Open: A perspective on factors affecting a Surgeon’s threshold for conversion of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy to Open Cholecystectomy 

Speaker: Leonardo A. Ona III, MD

3:50 pm

Bail Out Maneuvers:

Cine-clinic on various laparoscopic solutions to safely manage a difficult gallbladder during laparoscopic cholecystectomy


A)Laparoscopic IOC

      Presenter:  Michael Baluda, MD 


B)Laparoscopic Cholecystostomy Tube Insertion                   

      Presenter: Jonathan Joy Adora, MD 


C)Laparoscopic Fenestrating subtotal Cholecystectomy

      Presenter:  Miguel C. Mendoza, MD


D)Laparoscopic Reconstituting subtotal Cholecystectomy

      Presenter:  Rodolfo Jandoc Jr, MD


E)Different Techniques in Identifying the Cystic Duct if CVS cannot be done.   Laparoscopic subtotal Cholecystectomy bail out 

      Presenter:   Dr. Raymund AG Ong 


Moderator: Jeffrey Domino, MD                         

4:40 pm

PANEL DISCUSSION: Videos of Difficult Gallbladders



Moderator: Vivencio Jose P. Villaflor III, MD/Alfred Q. Lasala II, MD 


Kim Shi Tan, MD

Miguel C. Mendoza, MD

Alex Erasmo, MD

William Olalia, MD

Catherine Teh, MD

6:00 pm

Closing Remarks

Elvis C. Llarena, MD

Vice President, PSGS Metro Manila Chapter

4:30 pm

Current Guidelines and Evidence on the Safety of the Various Bail-out Maneuvers

Speaker:  Jeremy J. Tan, MD

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