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Thursday, July 6th

Welcome Address

Daniel Cherqui (France) & Olivier Soubrane (France)

Invited speakers session 1

What's new since Morioka ?

Go Wakabayashi (Japan)

Learning curve

David Geller (USA)

Update on left sided resections

Horacio Asbun (USA)

Invited video

Xiu-Jun Cai (China)

World Practises 1 : Vascular control (incl. inflow and outflow)

Paulo Herman (Brazil), Olivier Scatton (France), David Kwon (Korea)

Selected free papers - session 1

01 - A novel approach to evaluating the learning curve in laparoscopic liver resections adjusting for cas complexity

Peter Kingham, Sepideh Gholami, Debra Goldman, Jian Zheng, Anne Eaton, Gönen Mithat, Peter Allen, Vinod Balachandran, Michael D'angelica, William Jarnagin (USA)

02 - Laparoscopic versus open resection of posterior-superior segments of the liver : a multicentric propensity score matching analysis

Giammauro Berardi (Belgium), Vincenzo Scuderi (Belgium), Leonid Barkhatov (Norway), Francesca Ratti (Italy), Roberto Montalti ((Italy), Francesca Cipriani (Italy), Fernando Pardo (Spain), Hadrien Tranchart (France), Ibrahim Dagher (France), Fernando Rotellar (Spain), Mohammad Abu Hilal (United Kingdom), Bjorn Edwin (Norway), Marco Vivarelli (Italy), Luca Aldrighetti (Italy), Roberto Troisi (Belgium)

03 - Surgical-outcome analysis of pure laparoscopic resection vs. open liver resection for centrally located tumor; propensity score matching method

Wan-Joon Kim, Ki-Hun Kim, Woo-Hyung Kang, Seok-Hwan Kim, Jae Hyun Kwon, Eun-Kyung Jwa, Hwui-Dong Cho, Su-Min Ha, Yong-Kyu Chung, Sung-Gyu Lee (Korea)

04 - Laparoscopic versus open parenchymal perserving liver resections in the posterosuperior segments: a case matched study

Mathieu D'Hondt (Belgium), Esther Tamby (Canada), Real Lapointe (Canada), Simon Turcotte (Canada), Sander Ovaere (Belgium), Isabelle Boscart (Belgium), Isabelle Parmentier (Belgium), Hans Pottel (Belgium), Franky Vansteenkiste (Belgium), Franck Vandenbroucke-Menu (Canada)

05 - Validation of inter-costal approach with preoperative 3D virtual simulation ofr postero-superior sgements in laparoscopic liver resection

Kenichiro Araki, Ken Shirabe, Takahiro Yamanaka, Norihiro Ishii, Mariko Tsukagoshi, Takamichi Igarashi, Akira Watanabe, Norio Kubo, Hiroyuki Kuwano (Japan)

06 - Transthoracic laparoscopic liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma

Stéphanie Truant, Guillaume Millet, Emmanuel Boleslawski, François-René Pruvot (France)

07 - Right posterior sectionectomy - a parenchyma sparing alternative

KuoHsin Chen (Taïwan)

08 - Laparoscopic caudate lobectomy

Ser Yee Lee, Ye Xin Koh, Adrian Kah Heng Chiow, Chung Yip Chan (Singapore)

09 - Laparoscopic Liver Resection Difficulty Score : A validation Study

Ser Yee Lee (Singapore), Sepideh Gholami (USA), Peter Kingdam (USA), Brian Goh (Singapore), John Allen (Singapore), Deepa Chandra (Singapore), Ryan Merkow (USA), Jin Yao Teo (Singapore), Juinn Haur Kam (Singapore), Peng Chung Cheow (Singapore), Pierce Chow (Singapore), London Ooi (Singapore), Alexander Chung (Singapore), Chung Yip Chan (Singapore), Michael D'angelica (USA), Jarnagin William (USA)

Invited speakers session 2

Invited video

Giulio Belli (Italy)

The level of evidence in laparoscopic liver resection

Ronald Van Dam (The Netherlands)

Difficulty score

Minoru Tanabe (Japan)

Resection in difficult segments

Ho-Seong Han (Korea)

Near-miss and pitfalls

Fernando Rotellar (Spain)

Invited video: Laparoscopic donor right hepatectomy

Kyung-Suk Suh (Korea)

World pratices 2: Parenchyma section

Brice Gayet (France), Goro Honda (Japan), Joseph Buell (USA)

Selected free papers - session 2

010 - Long-term outcomes and risk factors of recurrence after laparoscopic hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma: Analysis of 402 consecutive cases at single center

Xiaoying Wang, Gao Qiang, Jian Zhou, Jia Fan (China)

011 - Laparoscopic liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: Ten years experience in one center

Pham Hong Phu, Nguyen Duc Thuan, Le Tien Dat, Dang Quoc Viet, Nguyen Hoang Bac, Tran Cong Duy Long (Vietnam)

012 - Laparoscopic liver re-resection is feasible for patients with posthepatectomy hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence - a propensity score matching study

Lei Zhang, Kairui Liu, Yajin Chen (China)

013 - Laparoscopic liver resection in patients with cirrhosis is associated with a lower risk of post-hepatectomy liver fallure: a propensity score analysis

Emmanuel Boleslawski, Mathieu Prodeau, Stéphanie Truant, Eric Vibert, Olivier Farges, Jean-Yves Mabrut, Jean Hardwigsen, Jean-Marc Régimbeau, Guillaume Millet, Olivier Soubrane, René Adam, Daniel Cherqui, François-René Pruvot (France)

014 - The role of laparoscopic liver resection in the current management of small hepatocellular carcinoma (<30mm): comparison with radio frequency ablation

Satoshi Ogiso, Satoru Seo, yuji Eso, Tomoaki Yoh, Ken Fukumitsu, Takamichi Ishii, Kojiro Taura, Kentaro Yasuchika, Hiroyuki Marusawa, Toshimi Kaido, Hideaki Okajima, Hiroshi Seno, Shinji Uemoto (Japan)

015 - Outcomes of laparoscopic liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with Childs B/C cirrhosis

Rachel Beard, Yisi Wang, J. Wallis Marsh, Allan Tsung, David Geller (USA)

016 - Long term outcome and surgical result of Laparoscopic liver resection for HCC (<7cm) compared to open liver resection

Young In Yoon, Ki-Hun Kim, Woo Hyoung Kang, Seok Hwan Kim, Hwui-Dong Cho, Dong Hwan Jung, Sung Gyu Lee (Korea)

017 - Comparative outcome of laparoscopic right hepatectomy by caudal approach vs. openright hepatectomy with hanging maneuver

Anne-Sophie Schneck, Takayuki Kawai, François Cauchy, Claire Goumard, Safi Dokmak, Ailton Sepulveda, Olivier Scatton, Olivier Soubrane (France)

018 - Minimally invasive surgical approach for radicalization of incidental post cholecystectomy gallbladder neoplasm: safety, feasiebility and short term outcome

Salvatore Marco Iacopinelli, Emanuele Sinagra, Stefano Garitano, Alice Bressan, Guido Martorana, Giuseppe Carollo, Marcello Giuseppe Spampinato (Italy)


Friday, July 7th

Invited speakers session 3


Anil Agarwal (India)

Update on heptocellular carcinoma

Hironori Kaneko (Japan)

Update on colorectal liver metastases

Bjorn Edwin (Norway)

Redo hepatectomy

Mohammad Abu Hilal (United Kingdom)

Invited video: Pure laparoscopic hepatectomy for centrally located tumour

Tan to Cheung (Hong Kong)

World practices 3: How to perform a safe right hepatectomy ?

Nicholas O'Rourke (Australia), Claudius Conrad (USA), Olivier Soubrane (France)

Selected free papers - session 3

019 - Laparoscopic liver resection for colorectal liver metastasis patients enables do start adjuvant chemotherapy without delay

Takayuki Kawai, Claire Gourmand, Florence Jeune, Olivier Scatton (France)

020 - Role of laparoscopic approach in colorectal liver metastasis; An international multi-center data analysis using LiverMetSurvey

Clarisse Eveno, Valérie Cailliez-Delvart, René Adam, Daniel Cherqui (France)

021 - Results of laparoscopic approach to colorectal liver metastases in a tertiary centre

Santiago Lopez-Ben, M Teresa Albiol, Laia Falgueras, Ernest Castro, Margarida Casellas, Antoni Codina-Barreras, Joan Figueras (Spain)

022 - Short-term outcome of laparoscopic resection for colorectal liver metastases located in the posterosuperior liver: A propensity score matching analysis

Claudius Conrad, Masayuki Okuno, Claire Goumard (USA)

023 - Simultaneous laparoscopic colorectal and hepatic resection for patients with colorectal cancer and synchronous liver metastases: a multicenter, restropective study

Marcel Van Der Poel, Pieter Tanis, Arjen Rijken, Emma Gertsen, Sander Ovaere, Michael Gerhards, Marc Besselink, Mathieu D'Hondt, Paul Gobardhan (The Netherlands)

024 - Silmutaneous laparoscopic resection of synchronous colorectal cancer with liver metastases. A two center study

Rafael Maurette (Argentina), Marcos Garcia Ejarque (Argentina), Mariano Bregante (Argentina), Diego Bogetti (Argentina), Daniel Pirchi (Argentina), Gilton Fonseca (Brazil), Fabricio Coelho (Brazil), Jaime Kruger (Brazil), Paulo Herman (Brazil)

025 - The influence of the I GO MILS (Italian Group of minimally invasive liver surgery) registry on the implementation of the mils programs in a tertiary referral center

Francesca Ratti, Federica Cipriani, Guido Fiorentini, Denise Palombo, Michele Paganelli, Marco Catena, Luca Aldrighetti (Italy)

026 - Laparoscopic liver resection for benign and malignant lesions: Perioperative and oncological outcomes of 2238 Patients from 4 european referral centers

Giammauro Berardi (Belgium), S Van Cleven (Belgium), Bart Doyen (Belgium), Francesca Ratti (Italy), Federica Cipriani (Italy), Leonid Barkhatov (Norway), Luca Aldrighetti (Italy), Mohammed Abu Hilal (United Kingdom), Bjorn Edwin (Norway), Roberto Troisi (Belgium)

027 - Laparoscopic versus open major hepatectomies: analysis of surgical outcomes and cost effectiveness in a high-volume centre

Federica Cipriani, Arianna Cardella, Francesca Ratti, Guido Fiorentini, Marco Catena, Michele Paganelli, Luca Aldrighetti (Italy)

Invited speakers session 4

Pushing the limits 

What is the place of hand assisted liver surgery ?

Alan Koffron (USA)

Laparoscopic living donor hepatectomy

Ki-Hun Kim (Korea)

Laparoscopic liver surgery in developing countries

Catherine Teh (Philippines)


Luca Aldrighetti (Italy)

The evolution of laparoscopic liver surgery

Daniel Cherqui (France)

Selected free papers - session 4

028 - Short-term outcomes of laparoscopic versus open liver resection for hepatocellular adenoma

Alexis Laurent, Filippo Landi, Nicola De'angelis, Olivier Scatton, Xavier Vidal, Ahmet Ayav, Fabrice Muscari, Safi Dokmak, Guido Torzilli, Nicolas Demartines, Olivier Soubrane, Daniel Cherqui, Jean Hardwigsen (France)

029 - Minor laparoscopic liver resection as day-case surgery (without overnight hopsitalization)

Lionel Rebibo, Jean-Marc Regimbeau, Fabien Le Roux, Vincent Hubert, Rachid Badaoui (France)

030 - Enhanced recovery case versus standard care after laparoscopic liver resections: feasible and effective for liver cirrhosis? a randomized controlled trial

Xiujun Cai, Xiao Liang (China)

031 - Application of ERAS Protocols (Enhanced Recovery after Surgery) and correlation with Iwate difficulty scoring system in laparoscopic liver surgery

Ruben Ciria, Maria Dolores Ayllon, Irene Gomez-Luque, Aracelli Moreno, Felipe Alconchel, Javier Briceno (Spain)

032 - Totally laparoscopic hepatectomy in living donors for adult living donor liver transplantation- Single center's 70 consecutive cases

Gyu-Seong Choi, Jae-Won Joh, David Kwon, Jong Man Kim (Korea)

033 - Comparative study of Pure laparoscopic living donor right hepatectomy versus Conventional open living donor right hepatectomy

Hwui-Dong Cho, Ki-Hun Kim, Shin Hwang, Chul-Soo Ahn, Deok-Dog Moon, Tae-Yong Ha, Gi-Won Song, Dong-Hwan Jung, Gil-Chun Park, Woo-Hyoung Kang, Seok-Hwan Kim, Jae-Hyun Kwon, Yong-Gy Jung, Su-Min Ha, Sung-Gyu Lee (Korea)

034 - Preliminary experience and technical evolution on pure laparoscopic hepatectomy for adult LDLT

Fernando Rotellar, Fernando Pardo, Alberto Benito, Gabriel Zozaya, Pablo Marti-Cruchaga, Francisco Hidalgo, Luis Lopez, Mercedes Inarrairaegui, Bruno Sangro, Ignacio Herrero (Spain)

035 - The efficacy of hybrid living donor hepactectomy: lessons learned from consecutive 106 cases in a single center

Koji Natsuda, Mitsuhisa Takatsuki, Akihiko Soyama, Satomi Okada, Takashi Hamada, Shinichiro Ono, Tomohiko Adachi, Masaaki Hidaka, Susumu Eguchi (Japan)

036 - Development and improvement of real-time navigation system for laparoscopic hepatectomy

Tsuyoshi Igami (Japan)

037 - Role of ICG-fluorescence imaging in laparoscopic hepatectomy

Takeaki Ishizawa, Muga Terasawa, Yoshihiro Mise, Yosuke Inoue, Ito Hiromichi, Yu Takahashi, Akio Saiura (Japan)

Saturday, July 8th

Invited speakers session 5

Invited video

Juan Pekolj (Argentine)

Education and training

Adnan Alseidi (USA)

Robotic session:

Current and future indications - Roberto Troisi (Belgium)

Advantages of robotic surgery - John Martinie (USA)

Image guidance system for laparoscopic ablation and resection

David A. Iannitti (USA)

Navigation and argumented reality

Patrick Pessaux (France)

New technologies

Eric Vibert (France)


Selected video session


V1 - ​Laparoscopic anatomic (left to right) extended left hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastases

Santiago Lopez-ben, Albiol Mteresa, Laia Falgueras, Ernest Castro, Margarida Casellas, Antoni Codina-Barreras (Spain)

V2 - Segmentectomy 6 extended to segment 5 using icg-fluorescence imaging

Takeaki Ishizawa (Japan)

V3 - Laparoscopic video left hepetectomy for hepatolithiasis

Santiago Lopez-ben, Albiol Mteresa, Laia Falgueras, Ernest Castro, Margarida Casellas, Antoni Codina-Barreras (Spain)

V4 - Pure laparoscopic right anterior sectionectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma with great vascular exposure

Seok-Hwan Kim, Ki-Hun Kim (Republic of Korea)

V5 - Laparoscopic reversal alpps

Marcel Machado, Rodrigo Surjan, Tiago Basseres, Fabio Makdissi (Brazil)

V7 - Fully laparoscopic segment vii resection

Michele Tedeschi, Cherif Mini, Daniel Cherqui (France)

V8 - Laparoscopic living donor left sectionectomy – the first case in Brazil

Eduardo Fonseca (Brazil), Olivier Soubrane (France), Rodrigo Vincenzi (Brazil), Joao Seda-Neto (Brazil), Marcel Benavides (Brazil), Helry Candido (Brazil), Rogerio Afonso (Brazil), Karina Roda (Brazil), Plinio Turine-Neto (Brazil), Paulo Chapchap (Brazil)

V9 - Ultrasound guide to complex major laparoscopic hepatectomy.left hepatectomy extended to the ventral portion of segment 8

Serena Langella, Nadia Russolillo, Roberto Lo Tesoriere, Fabio Forchino, Serena Perotti, Alessandro Ferrero (Italy)

V10 - Laparoscopic anatomic liver resection - extra glissonean approach

Long Long Tran Cong Duy (Vietnam)

V11 - Laparoscopic right donor hepatectomy for ldlt

Benjamin Samstein, Caitlin Mcintyre, Adam Griesemer, Jean Emond (USA)

V12 - Avoiding the right hepatectomy: modifications of the liver hanging maneuver to spare healthy parenchym

Fernando Rotellar, Pablo Marti-Cruchaga, Gabriel Zozaya, Alberto Benito, Carlota Tuero, Sira Ocaña, Fernando Pardo (Spain)

V13 - Right hepatectomy for giant hepatic hemangioma. comparison between open and totally laparoscopic approaches

Fondevila Constantino, Cesar Muñoz, Amelia j. Hessheimer, Victor Molina, David Calatayud, Jose Fuster, Juan C. García-Valdecasas (Spain)

V14 - Robotic left hemihepatectomy and right roux-en-y hepaticojejunostomy for biliary papillomatosis

Chung-ngai Tang (Hong Kong)

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