A Comprehensive Discussion on the Techniques and Updates on Laparoscopic Appendectomy

November 7, 2020 (Saturday)

2:00pm - 5:00pm

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 Appendectomy.  No registration required.


2:00 pm


2:15 pm


Domingo A. Sampang, MD

2:20 pm

Welcome Message

Miguel C. Mendoza, MD

President, PALES

Alfred Q. Lasala II, MD

President, PSGS Metro Manila Chapter

2:25 pm

Introduction to SCOPE and Course Overview

Raymund Andrew G. Ong, MD,

Vice President, PALES

2:30 pm

Laparoscopic Appendectomy: So Many Options.

Cine-clinic on the various ways of approaching the Mesoappendix and Securing the Appendiceal Base

(6-minute video max per presenter)

     A)  CASE 1: Advanced Bipolar Device for the Mesoappendix and Intracorporeal / Extracorporeal Ties for the Base

          Presenter: Jeremy J. Tan, MD

     B)  CASE 2: Monopolar Cautery for the Mesoappendix, Clipping the Base

          Presenter: Leonardo O. Ona, III, MD

     C)  CASE 3: Endoloop for the Base

          Presenter: Eduardo S. Eseque, MD

     D)  CASE 4: Stapled Mesoappendix and Base

          Presenter: Andrew Peter P. Calimag, MD

     E)  CASE 5: Our Laparoscopic Appendectomy Technique

          Presenter: Michael Joseph P. Baluda, MD

3:15 pm

Laparoscopic Appendectomy as the Gold Standard for Ruptured Appendicitis

Speaker: Raymund Andrew G. Ong, MD

3:30 pm

Audience Feedback / Open Forum

Panel Discussion on Different Approaches to Laparoscopic Appendectomy

Panelist: Case Presenters

             1) Miguel C. Medoza, MD

             2) Domingo A. Sampang, MD

             3) Dennis H. Littaua, MD

             4) Roel C. Peña, MD

Moderator: Vivencio Jose P. Villaflor III., M. / Carlos E. Ejercito Jr., MD

5:00 pm

Closing Remarks

Elvis C. Llarena, MD

Vice President, PSGS Metro Manila Chapter

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