Thursday, 3 June
    TimeAlfaBetaGamma
    11:30 - 12:00  
    • 11:30 - 12:00
      Industry symposia. Johnson & Johnson
      • 11:30: Karl Miller, AUT - Health economic topic in bariatric and metabolic surgery
    12:00 - 12:30 
    • 12:00 - 12:30
      Industry symposia. KLS Martin
      • 12:00: Heiko Liebermann, Anna-Lena Mink (DE) - KLS Martin - smarter solutions in a challenging pandemic environment
     
    12:30 - 13:00
    • 12:30 - 13:30
      Industry symposia. B.Braun
      • 12:30: Willem Bemelman, Prof. MD PhD, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands - Endosponge – an effective solution for the treatment of colorectal anastomosis insufficiency
      
    13:00 - 13:30  
    13:30 - 14:00
    • 13:45 - 14:00
      Opening
      • 13:45: Welcome by Arturs Ozolins, president of BAS2021
      • 13:50: Welcome by Daniels Pavluts, Minister for Health of the Republic of Latvia
      • 13:53: Welcome by Martins Stakis, Mayor of Riga, Latvia
      • 13:55: Greetings from the Presidents of the Baltic societies of Surgeons
      
    14:00 - 14:30
    • 14:00 - 16:20
      HPB session I
      • Moderators: Kestutis Strupas (Lithuania), Martin Adamson (Estonia), Janis Vilmanis (Latvia)
      • 14:05: Sohei Satoi, JAP - Multimodal treatment of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
      • 14:30: Martin Adamson, EST - Results of surgical treatment of pancreatis cancer 2014-2020. North Estonian Medical Centre
      • 14:45: Aiste Kielaite Gulla, LT - Convolutional neural network (CNN) model for recognition of pancreatic cancer
      • 15:00: Jonas Jurgaitis, LT - Comparison of Blumgart anastomosis with Buchler anastomosis after pancreaticoduodenectomy at Klaipedus university hospital
      • 15:15: Romualdas Riauka, LT - Preoperative platelet to lymphocyte ratio as a prognostic factor for resectable pancreatic cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      • 15:30: Marika Reinicane, LV - Management of chronic pancreatitis surgical complications: a ten year experience in Riga East Clinical University hospital
      • 15:45: Giovanni Marchegiani, IT - Cystic tumours of the pancreas
      • 16:10: Break. Visit E-posters and virtual Expo
    • 14:00 - 15:25
      Breast and axilla conserving surgery
      • Moderators: Arvids Irmejs (Latvia), Riina Kutner (Estonia), Valerijus Ostapenko (Lithuania)
      • 14:05: Valerijus Ostapenko, LT - Results after oncoplastic breast conservations in case of multifocal breast cancer
      • 14:30: Emiel J Th Rutgers, NL - Optimal surgical management of breast and axilla after PST
      • 15:10: Break. Visit E-posters and virtual Expo
    • 14:00 - 16:10
      Upper - GI I
      • Moderators: Igors Ivanovs (Latvia), Almantas Maleckas (Lithuania), Tiit Suuroja (Estonia)
      • 14:05: Andreas Brandl, PT - Gastric cancer
      • 14:30: Augustinas Bausys, LT - Time interval between neoadjuvant chemotherapy and gastrectomy impact on short- and long-term outcomes in patients with advanced gastric cancer
      • 14:45: Sarunas Dailidenas, LT - Short and long-term outcomes in patients with gastric stump cancer
      • 15:00: Augustinas Bausys, LT - Histologic lymph nodes regression after preoperative chemotherapy as prognostic factor in non-metastatic advanced gastric adenocarcinoma
      • 15:15: Zilvinas Dambrauskas, LT - Comparison of short-term perioperative outcomes among the patients with standard indications for cytoreductive surgery with HIPEC and patients undergoing surgery with HIPEC for locally advanced gastric cancer
      • 15:30: Maskelis Romualdas, LT - Secondary endoscopic resections allows curative resection for locally recurrent or incompletely resected early gastrointeestinal neoplasms (EGIN)
      • 15:45: Edgars Malcevs, LV - Management of duodenal stump fistula after gastric resection – late and severe cascade of complications
      • 16:00: Break. Visit E-posters and virtual Expo
    14:30 - 15:00
    15:00 - 15:30
    • 15:20 - 16:45
      Breast reconstruction
      • Moderators: Riina Kutner (Estonia), Valerijus Ostapenko (Lithuania), Arvids Irmejs (Latvia)
      • 15:20: Maria Joao Cardoso, PT - Immediate Breast Reconstruction
      • 16:05: Riina Kütner, EE - Risk reductive mastectomies in BRCA1/2 carriers
      • 16:20: Gundars Krauklis, LV - Latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap for immediate or delayed breast reconstruction: still relevant?
      • 16:35: Break. Visit E-posters and virtual Expo
    • 16:50 - 18:10
      Free papers
      • Moderators: Arvids Irmejs (Latvia), Jelena Maksimenko (Latvia)
      • 16:50: Krista Arcimoviča, LV - Results of breast cancer treatment after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in Latvian Oncology centre
      • 17:05: Baiba Līcīte, LV - Role of percutaneous needle biopsy of axilla to evaluate node positive breast cancer after PST
      • 17:20: Māris Krūmiņš, LV - Breast reconstruction possibilities with free flaps. Case series overview.
      • 17:35: Peteris Loza, LV - Risk of contralateral breast cancer in BRCA1 carriers
      • 17:50: Pāvels Srebnijs, LV - Analysis of results of breast reconstructions after mastectomy in Latvian Oncology centre in 2011 – 2020.
      • 18:05: Arvīds Irmejs, LV - Closure
    15:30 - 16:00
    16:00 - 16:30
    • 16:20 - 18:30
      HPB session II
      • Moderators: Arturs Ozolins (Latvia), Aiste Kielaite-Gulla (Lithuania), Olav Tammik (Estonia)
      • 16:20: Moritz Schmelzle, GER - Robotic surgery for complex liver and pancreatic procedures experience of the Charite Berlin.
      • 16:45: Povilas Kavaliauskas, LT - Trends in incidence and mortality of primary liver cancer in Lithuania 1998-2015
      • 17:00: Ilga Baumane, LV - The value of laparoscopic ultrasonography in patients with suspected choledocholithiasis
      • 17:15: Egle Dieninyte- Misiune, LT - Biliary duct stenting and stent occlusion: who, when, why?
      • 17:30: Evita Saukane, LV - Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration for patients with choledocholithiasis.
      • 17:45: Marius Paskonis, LT - New surgical technique variant of Partial ALPPS -Tourniquet ALPPS: Case report
      • 17:55: Peter Schemmer, GER - Current Situation in ALPPS
      • 18:20: Break. Visit E-posters and virtual Expo
    • 16:10 - 17:25
      Upper - GI II
      • Moderators: Toomas Sillakivi (Estonia), Juris Zarinovs (Latvia), Augustinas Bausys (Lithuania)
      • 16:10: Paulina Salminen, FIN - Long-term results of bariatric surgery
      • 16:35: Antanas Mickevicius, LT - The effect of gastric aplication on obesity and diabetes mellitus type 2: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      • 16:50: Anna Marija Lescinska, LV - Upper gastrointestinal quality of life before and after laparoscopic heller myotomywith anterior fundoplication.
      • 17:05: Jevgenijs Demicevs, LV - Jejunum epithelioid angiosarcoma in patient with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.
      • 17:20: Closure
    16:30 - 17:00
    17:00 - 17:30 
    17:30 - 18:00 
    • 17:40 - 18:10
      Industry symposia. Arbor Medical korporācija
      • 17:40: Kristaps Rozenvalds, Arbor Medical Korporācija, LV - Innovative solutions in electro and hybrid surgery
      • 17:55: Kristaps Rozenvalds, Arbor Medical Korporācija, LV - System green: Real-time fluorescence imaging from R.Wolf
    18:00 - 18:30 
    18:30 - 19:00
    • 18:30 - 19:50
      HPB session III
      • Moderators: Marius Paskonis (Lithuania), Haralds Plaudis (Latvia)
      • 18:30: Kaspars Zeiza, LV - Early continuous veno-venous hemofiltration may prevent intraabdominal hypertension and improve survival in patients with severe acute necrotizing pancreatitis.
      • 18:45: Marika Jusko, LV - Ultrasonography assisted Focused Open Necrosectomy (FON) in the management of necrotising pancreatitis
      • 19:00: Sergejs Sapovalovs, LV - Video-assisted retroperitoneal debridement of infected necrotizing pancreatitis: the first experience of P. Stradins Clinical university hospital
      • 19:15: Janis Pavulans, LV - Application of fluorescence image guided cholangiography for the assessment of biliary anatomy in patients with acute cholecystitis.
      • 19:30: Evita Saukane, LV - Percutaneous transhepatic cholecystostomy in the management of acute cholecystitis.
      • 19:45: Closure
      
    19:00 - 19:30  
    19:30 - 20:00  
    Friday, 4 June
    TimeAlfaBetaGamma
    10:30 - 11:00 
    • 10:30 - 11:00
      Industry symposia. Berlin-Chemie/Menarini Baltic
      • 10:30: Giustino Varrassi, IT - Expert consensus on the use of fixed dose combination of dexketoprofen/tramadol
     
    11:00 - 11:30
    • 11:00 - 12:00
      Industry symposia. Medtronic
      • 11:00: Medtronic team - IR application in colorectal and HPB surgery. Elevision IR overview.
      • 11:20: Prof. Roel Hompes, NL - ICG application in colorectal surgery.
      • 11:50: Medtronic team and Prof. Roel Hompes, NL - Q/A Discussion
      
    11:30 - 12:00  
    12:00 - 12:30
    • 12:00 - 14:35
      Colorectal cancer I
      • Moderators: Jaan Soplepmann (Estonia), Andrejs Pcolkins (Latvia), Narimantas Samalavicius (Lithuania)
      • 12:05: Luigi Boni, IT - Fluorescence Guided Gastrointestinal Surgery
      • 12:30: Narimantas Evaldas Samalavicius, LT - Robotic colorectal surgery using Senhance robotic system: single centre experience
      • 12:45: Heigo Reima, EST - Stage-specific survival differences between colon cancer subsites: a population-based study
      • 13:00: Georgijs Kociasvili, LV - Laparoscopic Colorectal cancer Surgery at Riga East Clinical University Hospital Gailezers 2013 - 2020
      • 13:15: Mohammad Faraz Khan, IE - Applications of personalised decision support and analytics for colon cancer surgery
      • 13:40: Alexander Novotny, DE - HIPEC
      • 14:05: Break. Visit E-Posters and virtual Expo
    • 12:00 - 14:00
      Reconstructive surgery session
      • Moderators: Kalvis Pastars (Latvia), Saulius Spokevicius (Lithuania), Kristo Kask (Estonia)
      • 12:00: Kalvis Pastars, LV - Complex reconstruction of tracheal defect with chimeric lateral femoral condyle free flap
      • 12:15: Aivars Tihonovs, LV - Reconstruction of Extensive Head and Neck Third Degree Burn Defects with Tisue Flaps
      • 12:25: Marta Taurite, LV - Reconstruction of soft tissue defect with vascularized flaps in advanced skin cancer cases
      • 12:35: Vadims Nefjodovs, LV - Free microvascular flap failure in COVID-19 patients
      • 12:50: Krista Grigorovica, LV - Use of 3D printing technology for chest wall reconstruction as part of personalized sternal chondrosarcoma treatment.
      • 13:00: Kristaps Blums, LV - Full thickness abdominal wall reconstruction with innervated tensor fascia lata myocutaneus flap: a case report
      • 13:10: Martins Kapickis, LV - 15 years of treatment of Thoracic Outlet syndrome: an experience of single institution
      • 13:20: Uldis Krustins, LV - Arthroscopically assisted treatment of distal radius fractures: 10 year experience of the single centre.
      • 13:30: Martins Tecis, LV - Immediate one-stage orthoplastic surgery of the mangled hand
      • 13:40: Marta Rudakovska, LV - Carpal tunnel syndrome
      • 13:50: Q/A. Discussion. Closure
    • 12:00 - 14:20
      Miscellaneous I
      • Moderators: Janis Gardovskis (Latvia), Jüri Teras (Estonia)
      • 12:05: Desmond Winter, IE - How to help when You are asked to help a colleague in the OR.
      • 12:30: Ernest Margelis, LT - Risk factors predicting postoperative pain after laparoscopic/endoscopic inguinal hernia repair
      • 12:45: Olegas Deduchovas, LT - Robotic inguinal hernia repair using Senhance platform in Klaipeda university hospital
      • 13:00: Raminta Luksaite-Lukste, LT - Predictive factors to distinguish suspected and acute appendicitis – single center experience
      • 13:15: Elza Sondore, LV - Covid-19 pandemic influence on the management and outcomes in patients with acute appendicitis
      • 13:30: Glebs Grinovs, LV - Comparison of Lichtenstein inguinal hernioplasty and Transabdominal preperitoneal hernia repair with self-gripping mesh by long-term outcomes and quality of life.
      • 13:45: Marek Szczepkowski, POL - Parastomal hernia
      • 14:10: Break. Visit e-posters and virtual Expo
    12:30 - 13:00
    13:00 - 13:30
    13:30 - 14:00
    14:00 - 14:30
    • 14:00 - 15:25
      Endocrine Surgery I
      • Moderators: Augustas Beisa (Lithuania), Urmas Lepner (Estonia), Zenons Narbuts (Latvia)
      • 14:05: David Scott-Coombes, UK - The highs and lows of parathyroid surgery
      • 14:45: Sergejs Pavlovičs, LV - Contrast-enhanced Ultrasound - promising preoperative tool to differentiate parathyroid adenoma and hyperplasia.
      • 15:00: Zenons Narbuts, LV - Endocrine surgery in Pauls Stradiņš Clinical university hospital and Eurocrine data - common and different
      • 15:15: Break. Visit E-posters and virtual Expo
    • 14:20 - 16:20
      Miscellaneous II
      • Moderators: Arnolds Jezupovs (Latvia), Janis Vilmanis (Latvia)
      • 14:20: Roland Martin Teras, EST - Soft tissue cancer management
      • 14:35: Vjačeslavs Simonovs, LV - One-year experience of using early debridement and skin grafting in patients with thermal trauma at Republic burn center
      • 14:50: Mantas Jokubauskas, LT - Surgical wound dehiscence following midline laparotomy closure: does retention suture help to reduce dehiscence rate?
      • 15:05: Sergejs Lebedkovs, LV - Work organization in private international surgical clinic during Cov 19 pandemic. ( Aiwa Clinic)
      • 15:20: Sten Saar, EST - Antibiotic therapy after surgery in complicated appendicitis. North Estonian Medical Centre
      • 15:35: Anna Udre, LV - Laparoscopic treatment of early postoperative ileus after open umbilical hernia repair with mesh.
      • 15:45: Break. Visit E-posters & virtual Expo
    14:30 - 15:00
    • 14:35 - 16:45
      Colorectal cancer II
      • Moderators: Armands Sivins (Latvia), Audrius Dulskas (Lithuania), Jüri Teras (Estonia)
      • 14:35: Indrek Seire, EST - Colorectal Cancer Registry in North Estonian Medical Centre. 2020 overview
      • 14:50: Audrius Dulskas, LT - National Colorectal Cancer Screening Program in Lithuania: description of the 5-year performance on population level
      • 15:05: Vidas Petrauskas, LT - Local excision ± chemoradiotherapy vs total mesorectal excision for early rectal cancer: case matched analysis of long-term results
      • 15:20: Audrius Dulskas, LT - Low anterior resection syndrome. What have we learned assessing a large “healthy” population?
      • 15:35: Georgijs Kociasvili, LV - Evaluation of histopathological specimen reports after Laparoscopic Colorectal cancer surgery at Gailezers Riga East Clinical University Hospital, 2013-2020
      • 15:50: David W. Larson, USA - Current management of rectal cancer
      • 16:15: Break. Visit E-posters and virtual EXPO
    15:00 - 15:30
    • 15:25 - 17:00
      Endocrine Surgery II
      • Moderators: Urmas Lepner (Estonia), Vladimirs Fokins (Latvia)
      • 15:25: Margarita Ptasnuka, LV - Clinicopathological features and outcomes of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours: 15-years experience at a tertiary teferral hospitals in Latvia.
      • 15:40: Rita Niciporuka, LV - Two decades of adrenal surgery
      • 15:55: Vygintas Šlenfuktas, LT - Analysis of surgical treatment for malignant adrenal tumors at the hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kaunas Clinics
      • 16:10: Peter E. Goretzki, GER - Specific indications for adrenal surgery and when to use minimal invasive, robotic assisted and tissue sparing techniques
      • 16:50: Break. Visit E-Posters and virtual Expo
    15:30 - 16:00
    16:00 - 16:30
    • 16:20 - 18:00
      Miscellaneous III
      • Moderators: Viesturs Rozitis (Latvia), Andrei Uksov (Estonia)
      • 16:20: Antons Rudzats, LV - A review of the quality of care provided to patients with acute adhesional small bowel obstruction in Surgical Emergency Unit (SEU)
      • 16:35: Beatrice Lukenaite, LT - Magnetic resonance imaging reduces the rate of unnecessary operations in pregnant patients with suspected acute appendicitis: a retrospective study
      • 16:50: Andrei Uksov, EE - Subcutaneous emphysema, pneumomediastinum and pneumothorax as a complication after laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery (TEP - totally extraperitoneal procedure).
      • 17:05: Anna Udre, LV - Open Abdomen Vacuum-Assisted Wound Closure With Mesh-Mediated Fascial Traction In Patient With Acute Perforative Appendicitis, Sepsis, Diffuse Purulent Peritonitis, Multiple Intestinal Abscesses, Ileus, High Ejection Jejunum Fistula.
      • 17:15: Viljamas Sipavičius, LT - Giant incisional hernia of the abdominal region
      • 17:25: Agnė Boguševičė, LT - Mesenteric ischemia risk factors after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
      • 17:40: Anna Marija Lescinska, LV - Endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta for a severe trauma patient – first experience in Latvia
      • 17:50: Q/A & discussion. Closure
    16:30 - 17:00
    • 16:45 - 19:25
      Colorectal/ Proctology
      • Moderators: Andris Gardovskis (Latvia), Tomas Poskus (Lithuania), Heigo Reima (Estonia)
      • 16:45: Desmond Winter, IE - Current management of diverticular disease
      • 17:10: Stefen D. Holubar, USA - Current management of ulcerative colitis
      • 17:35: Povilas Kavaliauskas, LT - A questionnaire survey of colorectal surgeons on rectal cancer treatment preference
      • 17:50: Vidas Petrauskas, LT - “To be or not to be” the fate of rectal wall defect suture after TEM – a prospective cohort study
      • 18:05: Artiomas Sirvys, LT - Is anastomotic leak following right hemicolectomy worse prognostic factor – a case matched analysis
      • 18:20: Janis Zarins, LV - Perineal reconstructions after low rectal cancer resections
      • 18:35: Ilya Ratiani, LV - Obstructive colorectal cancer: Clinical experience in Daugavpils Regional Hospital
      • 18:50: Kristine Pavlovica, LV - Role of surgery in adult with intractable constipation and faecal impaction
      • 19:05: Closure
    17:00 - 17:30
    • 17:00 - 18:15
      Endocrine Surgery III
      • Moderators: Augustas Beisa (Lithuania), Zenons Narbuts (Latvia)
      • 17:00: Kristijonas Jasaitis, LT - Transaxillary gasless endoscopic hemithyroidectomy versus conventional open hemithyroidectomy: one center experience
      • 17:15: Janis Zarins, LV - Laryngeal reinnervation with vascularized lateral femoral cutaneous nerve flap for vocal cord paralysis
      • 17:30: Bruno Carnaille, FR - Thyroid surgery: when and how?
      • 18:10: Closure
    17:30 - 18:00
    18:00 - 18:30
    • 18:10 - 19:10
      Industry symposia. Scanmed/BK Medical
      • 18:10: Somaiah Aroori, MS FRCSGlasg., MD FRCS Gen Surgery., PgcMEd., EBSQ in HPB Surgery; University Hospitals Plymouth NHS (UK) - The role of routine intra-operative Ultrasound in HB Surgery
      • 18:45: Somaiah Aroori, MS FRCSGlasg., MD FRCS Gen Surgery., PgcMEd., EBSQ in HPB Surgery; University Hospitals Plymouth NHS (UK) - Technique of IOUS in HPB Surgery
    18:30 - 19:00 
    19:00 - 19:30