AGENDA

Friday, November 15, 2019

6:45 am – 8:00 am Registration & Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
SESSION 1: MRI/FUSION BIOPSY
8:00 am – 8:15 am The Evidence for MRI and Fusion Peter A. Pinto, MD
8:15 am – 9:30 am Starting a Fusion Program
8:15 am Basics of MRI Prostate Daniel Margolis, MD
8:45 am Fusion Biopsy Modalities and Results Art R. Rastinehad, DO
9:05 am Quality Assurance in Prostate MRI/Fusion Arvin K. George, MD
9:15 am Q & A
9:30 am – 10:00 am BREAK
SESSION 2: INTRODUCTION TO FOCAL THERAPY
10:00 am – 10:20 am Rationale for Focal Therapy Eric Barret, MD
10:20 am – 10:40 am Point Counterpoint: Index Lesion Ablation Achieves Oncological Control in Prostate Cancer
Jim Hu, MD (Pro) vs. Arvin K. George, MD (Con)
10:40 am – 11:00 am Patient Selection for Focal Therapy Abhinav Sidana, MD
11:00 am – 11:15 am Discussion
11:15 am – 11:20 am Introduction to Keynote Address Arvin George, MD
11:20 am – 12:00 pm KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Present and Future: Ablative Modalities for Partial Gland Ablation
Mark Emberton, MD, FRCS
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

LUNCH IN THE EXHIBIT HALL & INDUSTRY SPONSORED PRESENTATION
Nano Knife Electroporation as part of a Comprehensive Focal Therapy Programme
Mark Emberton, MD, FRCS

 
SESSION 3: PRINCIPLES OF FOCAL TREATMENT
1:00 pm – 1:15 pm Modalities, Maps and Margins: Optimizing Oncologic Efficacy Lance Mynderse, MD
1:15 pm – 1:30 pm Patient Safety: Operative Techniques to Minimize Morbidity Arvin K. George, MD
1:30 pm – 1:40 pm Focal Therapy in Salvage Setting: Feasibility, Outcomes and Pearls Stephen Scionti, MD
1:40 pm – 2:00 pm Discussion
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Balloon Debate: Optimal management of favorable intermediate risk prostate cancer
Moderator: Abhinav Sidana, MD
AS Peter Pinto, MD
Focal Therapy Mark Emberton, MD
Whole Gland Radiation Tim Struve, MD
Radical Prostatectomy Fernando Bianco, MD
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm BREAK
HANDS ON WORKSHOPS
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Workshop 1: In-Office Transperineal Interventions
This course is full.  Contact us at membership@veritasmeetingsolutions.com to be added to the wait list. 
3:30 pm Didactics
4:00 pm Hands on Workshop (30 minutes each at three stations)
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Workshop 2: Fusion Guided Prostate Ablation
Hands on Workshop (25 minute each at five stations)
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Welcome Reception

Saturday, November 16, 2019

6:30 am – 7:30 am

BREAKFAST IN THE EXHIBIT HALL & INDUSTRY SPONSORED PRESENTATION:

Office Based MRI Target Fusion Cryoablation: Clinical Evidence

Fernando J. Bianco, MD

HANDS ON WORKSHOP
7:30 am – 9:30 am Workshop 1: In-Office Transperineal Interventions
7:30 am Didactics
8:00 am Hands on Workshop (30 minutes each at three stations)
7:30 am – 9:30 am Workshop 2: Fusion Guided Prostate Ablation
Hands on Workshop (25 minutes each at five stations)
9:30 am – 10:00 am BREAK
SESSION 4: SURVEILLANCE AND OUTCOME ASSESSMENT AFTER FOCAL THEAPY
10:00 am – 10:20 am Defining Oncologic Outcome – PSA, BX, Imaging  Thomas Polascik, MD, FACS
10:20 am – 10:40 am Assessment of Functional Outcomes Andre Abreu, MD
10:40 am – 10:50 am Consensus Statement on Patient Selection and Surveillance of Focal Therapy Amir Lebastchi, MD
10:50 am – 11:00 am Discussion
SESSION 5: FOCAL THERAPY CHALLENGES AND CASE DISCUSSIONS
11:00 am – 11:10 am Interpretation of Pathology Post Focal Ablation Oleksandr N Kryvenko, MD
11:10 am – 11:20 am Interpretation of Imaging Post Focal Ablation Daniel Margolis, MD
11:20 am – 12:00 pm

Case Discussions

Eric Barret, MD, Mark Emberton, MD, FRCS, Arvin K. George, MD, Lance A. Mynderse, MD, Peter A. Pinto, MD, Thomas J. Polascik, MD, FACS, Abhinav Sidana, MD

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

LUNCH IN THE EXHIBIT HALL & INDUSTRY SPONSORED PRESENTATION
Advances in Prostate Cancer Care and the Evolution of Imaging, Fusion Biopsy, and Focal Treatment
Art R. Rastinehad, DO

12:45 pm – 1:05 pm Complications of Focal Therapy: Risk Factors, Timepoints, Management Dipen Parekh, MD
1:05 pm – 1:25 pm Management of Recurrences Brian Miles, MD
1:25 pm – 1:40 pm Discussion
1:40 pm – 2:30 pm Update on Focal Therapy Outcomes – What’s the Evidence?
Cryo Jim Hu, MD
PDT Eric Barret, MD
HIFU Andre Abreu, MD
Focal Brachy Tim Struve, MD
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm What is on the Horizon Michael Ahdoot, MD, Mathieu Burtnyk, PhD, Art R. Rastinehad, DO
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm CLOSING REMARKS