Asia Pacific Advanced Network Meeting

Grand Millennium Hotel Auckland 5th - 9th August 2018


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Session Details

Medical WG


ObjectivesOur goal is to establish a medical network with high-quality moving image on a broadband Internet in all Asia-Pacific regions. In order to expand our WG, it is essential for both medical and engineering people to get together on site and discuss our next strategy. At the same time, we will demonstrate our new and developing systems to our members.
Target AudienceMedical doctors/Co-medicals /Engineers/Researchers
Session Co-ordinator(s)Ryoko Yoshida, TEMDEC, Kyushu University Hospital, Japan
Expected No. of Participants50
Seating ArrangementClassroom
Video ConferencingAvailable

Session 1 : Technology Session

Date:Monday 2018-08-06
Time:13:30 - 15:00
Location:Tasman 2
Session Chair(s):Ti-Chuang Chiang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Mohamad Zahir Ahmad, University of Malaya Medical Center, Malaysia
No. of Participants:14, out of which 8 have provided feeedback
AgendaWe will discuss the Role & impact of big data in telemedicine.
Agenda available online. Click here.
1.  Opening Remarks and Introduction
Ti-Chuang Chiang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Mohamad Zahir Ahmad, University of Malaya Medical Center, Malaysia
2.  What can machine learning do for telemedicine?    Slides (PDF)
Duke C. C. Du, National Taiwan University Hospital
3.  AI for the cost-effectiveness and clinical outcomes of a fourth-generation synchronous telehealth program in patients with heart diseases   Slides (PDF)
Chi-Sheng Hung, Dept of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
4.  IOT and Bigdata in Healthcare    Slides (PDF)
Seng Jing Teoh, UMCH Technology Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
5.  Accute Kidney Injury (Machine Learning Project)   Slides (PDF)
Dr Nor Maziah(International Islamic University of Malaysia)
6.  Closing Remarks
Mohamad Zahir Ahmad, University of Malaya Medical Center, Malaysia
Ti-Chuang Chiang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Session 2 : MIS-surgery session

Date:Monday 2018-08-06
Time:15:30 - 17:00
Location:Tasman 2
Session Chair(s):Thawatchai Akaraviputh, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand
Kalayarasan Raja, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education &Research, India
No. of Participants:13, out of which 6 have provided feeedback
AgendaMinimally Invasive Surgery is now very popular in the gastrointestinal tract surgery. There are many special instruments which have been developed for a specific procedure such as endostaple, hemostasis device and robotic system. We will present 4-5 interesting cases from different MIS centre around the world using special devices, instruments or new robotic system.
1.  Opening Remarks and Introduction
Thawatchai Akaraviputh, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand
2.  The technique of lymph node dissection along recurrent laryngeal nerve during robot-assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy for esophageal cancer   Slides (PDF)
Kalayarasan Raja, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education &Research, India
3.  Robotic hiatal hernia repair
Kitinat Timidom, Siriraj hospital, Mahidol university, Thailand
4.  Management of intra-operative haemorrhage during laparoscopic surgery
Dr.Peng Choong Lau (University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur)
5.  The use of fluorescence imaging in Laparoscopic GI surgery
Dr.Jeffrey P. Domino (St. Luke Medical Center)
6.  Afferent loop syndrome 40 years after Gastrectomy with Bilroth 2 anastomosis   Slides (PDF)
Pakpong Wathanaoran, Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital, Thailand
7.  Closing Remarks
Kalayarasan Raja, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education &Research, India

Session 3 : Engineering Workshop 1

Date:Monday 2018-08-06
Time:17:00 - 17:50
Location:Tasman 2
Session Chair(s):Aria Kekalih, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
Alvin M. de Gracia, PREGINET, Philippines
No. of Participants:16, out of which 7 have provided feeedback
AgendaIn this session, the updated technical information of participants’institution, such as network, systems, engineering staffs, etc will be shared. The future plan in telemedicine will be also shared and discussed.
Agenda available online. Click here.
1.  Opening Remarks
Aria Kekalih, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
Alvin M. de Gracia, PREGINET, Philippines
2.  Bach Mai Hospital, Vietnam   Slides (PDF)
Le Phong Hong
3.  Kariadi General Hospital / Diponegoro University, Indonesia   Slides (PDF)
Lukman Harun
4.  CERNET, China   Slides (PDF)
Wenxin Wang
5.  Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology, Nepal   Slides (PDF)
Sudhtma Karki
6.  Ninh Binh General Hospital, Vietnam   Slides (PDF)
Bui Phu Nam
7.  Closing Remarks
Aria Kekalih, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
Alvin M. de Gracia, PREGINET, Philippines

Session 4 : Dental session

Date:Tuesday 2018-08-07
Time:13:30 - 15:00
Location:Tasman 2
Session Chair(s):Aria Kekalih, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
Tsuyoshi Sugiura, Kagoshima University, Japan
No. of Participants:17, out of which 7 have provided feeedback
AgendaOral cancer that is detected at an early stage, before the cancer cells have spread to other areas of the body, is treated with surgery. Oral cancer surgeries have been performed for patients with advanced-stage and recurrent cancers, often in combination with radiation therapy, chemotherapy or targeted therapy.
Numerous surgical techniques are available to remove a tumor and restore the appearance and function of any tissues affected by either the cancer or the treatment.
Many oral cancer surgery patients are often concerned about disfigurement; but recent advances in reconstructive surgery mean that appearances can be restored, sometimes with little or no sign of change. Doctors will work closely with patients to ensure that treatments are appropriate for health and well-being.
1.  Opening Remarks and Introduction
Aria Kekalih, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
2.  Presentation from Tohoku University
Dr Hitoshi Miyashita
3.  Presentation from Kyushu University
Shintaro Kawano, Kyushu University, Japan
4.  Presentation from Kagoshima University
Tsuyoshi Sugiura, Kagoshima University, Japan
5.  Presentation from Universitas Indonesia
Benny Latief
Mohammad Aditya Latief
6.  Presentation from Patan Academy of Health Sciences
Bikash Desar
Rojina Joshi
7.  Presentation from National Taiwan University
Hsin-Ming Chen
Min-Huey Chen
8.  Discussion
Tsuyoshi Sugiura, Kagoshima University, Japan
9.  Conclusion and Closing Remarks
Tsuyoshi Sugiura, Kagoshima University, Japan

Session 5 : Opthalmology session 1

Date:Tuesday 2018-08-07
Time:15:30 - 17:00
Location:Tasman 2
Session Chair(s):Jyotirmay Biswas, Sankara Nethralaya, India
Parthopratim Dutta Majumder, Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, India
No. of Participants:19, out of which 5 have provided feeedback
AgendaWe will be covering all aspects of Anterier Uveitis , Clinical presentation, Investigations and Management.
1.  Opening Remarks and Introduction
Sheila John, Sankara Nethralaya, India
2.  Anterior Uveitis - Clinical approach    Slides (PDF)
Jyotirmay Biswas, Sankara Nethralaya, India
3.  Current approach of investigations in anterior uveitis   Slides (PDF)
Bala Murugan, Aravind Eye Hospital, India
4.  Update in management of anterior uveitis   Slides (PDF)
Parthopratim Dutta Majumder, Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, India
5.  Closing Remarks
Sheila John, Sankara Nethralaya, India

Session 6 : Opthalmology session 2

Date:Tuesday 2018-08-07
Time:17:00 - 18:00
Location:Tasman 2
Session Chair(s):June Mendiola, Veterans Memorial Medical Center, Philippines
No. of Participants:20, out of which 5 have provided feeedback
AgendaGlaucoma is the second most common cause of vision loss worldwide behind cataracts, but, unlike cataracts, the vision loss associated with glaucoma is largely irreversible.There are several unique challenges that exist in the approach to glaucoma in the developing world. Access to care remains a major concern, particularly in rural areas, as most ophthalmologists are concentrated in urban areas. This leaves many people without access to regular eye exams or treatment, which is vital in preventing permanent vision loss in the setting of glaucoma. We will examine the state of glaucoma in the developing world, with particular attention given to epidemiology, approach to treatment, and outlook for the future.
1.  Opening Remarks and Introduction
June Mendiola, Veterans Memorial Medical Center, Philippines
2.  Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery - Where it fits in the Treatment Algorithm of Glaucoma   Slides (PDF)
John Mark de Leon, Veterans Memorial Medical Center, Philippines
3.  The role of Phacoemulsification surgery in Angle Closure Glaucomas   Slides (PDF)
Aulia Abdul Hamid Abdullah, Faculty of Medicine-Brawijaya University, Indonesia
4.  Treatment Algorithms in Glaucoma: Medical Therapy    Slides (PDF)
Dr. Don Vincent Salud (Ospital ng Makati)
5.  Practical Approach to Medical Management of Glaucoma   Slides (PDF)
Rathini David, Sankara Nethralaya, India
6.  Question and Answer
7.  Closing Remarks
Tomohiko Moriyama, Telemedicine Development Center of Asia, Japan

Session 7 : Latin-Endoscopy Session

Date:Wednesday 2018-08-08
Time:10:30 - 12:30
Location:Tasman 2
Session Chair(s):Pablo Cortes, Clínica Alemana de Santiago, Chile
Tomohiko Moriyama, Telemedicine Development Center of Asia, Japan
No. of Participants:17, out of which 4 have provided feeedback
AgendaIn the context of late diagnosis of gastric and esophageal cancer, palliation is a very important issue. We will review the established and new modalities of endoscopic endoluminal palliative treatment, new options with endoscopic ultrasonography and options for interventional radiology.
Agenda available online. Click here.
1.  Opening Remarks and Greeting
Pablo Cortes, Clínica Alemana de Santiago, Chile
2.  Endoscopy palliative treatment of Advancer Esophageal and Gastric Cancer   Slides (PDF)
Vitor Arantes, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
3.  Discussion
4.  New developments in EUS Palliative Treatment   Slides (PDF)
Franco Orellana(Clinica Alemana)
5.  Discussion
6.  Interventional Radiology and palliation in Esophageal and Gastric Cancer    Slides (PDF)
Daisuke Tsurumaru(Kyushu University Hospital)
7.  Discussion
8.  Closing Remarks and Greeting
Pablo Cortes, Clínica Alemana de Santiago, Chile
Tomohiko Moriyama, Telemedicine Development Center of Asia, Japan

Session 8 : HPB session

Date:Wednesday 2018-08-08
Time:13:30 - 15:00
Location:Tasman 2
Session Chair(s):Ho-Seong Han, Seoul National University BunDang Hospital, Republic of Korea
No. of Participants:20, out of which 3 have provided feeedback
AgendaThe topic of the HPB session is Current of HBP disease and treatment and sharing knowledge on the field of HPB surgery. Surgeons in each site will play video clips on HPB surgery, which includes open and laparoscopy liver resection, biliary and pancreatic surgery. Several centers will show their video clips and remaining centers may ask questions during this session. This session will be an interactive discussion.
1.  Opening Remarks and Introduction
Ho-Seong Han, Seoul National University BunDang Hospital, Republic of Korea
2.  Robot single incision left lateral sectionectomy via da Vinci® Xiâ„¢ Single-Siteâ„¢    Slides (PDF)
YoungRok Choi
3.   Pancreaticoduodenectomy concomitant with hepatic artery resection and reconstruction for borderline resectable pancreatic cancer.    Slides (PDF)
Mishima
4.  A case of conversion surgery for pancreatic cancer patient with peritoneal metastasis after intraperitoneal Paclitaxel therapy combined with intravenous Gemcitabine   Slides (PDF)
Sekiya
5.  Assessment of remnant liver function using 99mTc-GSA scintigraphy/CT fusion imaging after portal vein embolization in hilar cholangiocarcinoma
Takayuki Miura
6.  PJ anastomosis technique for laparoscopic PD   Slides (PDF)
Nuengruetai Orannapalai
7.  Closing Remarks
Ho-Seong Han, Seoul National University BunDang Hospital, Republic of Korea
Takahiro Shimizu, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan

Session 9 : Endoscopy(ECE) session

Date:Wednesday 2018-08-08
Time:15:30 - 17:00
Location:Tasman 2
Session Chair(s):Shiaw-Hooi Ho, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Rungsun Rerknimitr, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
No. of Participants:14, out of which 3 have provided feeedback
AgendaThe ability to make a good endoscopy video clip is a much-desired skill in every endoscopist. Through it, one can share with others the gist of a technique in a short span of time. Endoscopy video competitions have been carried out in some major endoscopy meetings such as the DDW ASGE World Cup of Endoscopy. The selection of best video clip is based on the quality of the presented content (i.e. the learning points and techniques), the video editing quality and the overall time management of the presentation. The best presenter will be selected via the use of online polling system.
Agenda available online. Click here.
1.  Introduction
2.  Presentation from Chulalongkorn University
3.  Presentation from the Institute of Liver and Biliary Science
4.  Presentation from National Taiwan University
5.  Presentation from Nihon University
6.  Closing Remarks

Session 10 : Engineering Workshop 2

Date:Wednesday 2018-08-08
Time:17:00 - 18:30
Location:Tasman 2
Session Chair(s):Kuriko Kudo, Kyushu University Hospital, Japan
No. of Participants:17, out of which 4 have provided feeedback
AgendaDesign Workshop 1 - The purpose of this workshop is to discuss technical issues in remote medical education. Although technical issues have been observed and reported in Medical Working Group sessions, never been the main subject. In this workshop, group discussions through the experience of Medical Working Group sessions will be held to share knowledge and deepen understandings.
Agenda available online. Click here.
1.  Opening Remarks and Orientation
2.  Individual Work
3.  Group Work
4.  Presentation
5.  Closing Remarks

Session 11 : Engineering Workshop 3

Date:Thursday 2018-08-09
Time:13:30 - 15:00
Location:Tasman 2
Session Chair(s):Kuriko Kudo, Kyushu University Hospital, Japan
No. of Participants:20, out of which 1 have provided feeedback
AgendaDesign Workshop 2: The purpose of this workshop is to discuss technical issues in remote medical education. Although technical issues have been observed and reported in Medical Working Group sessions, never been the main subject. In this workshop, group discussions through the experience of Medical Working Group sessions will be held to share knowledge and deepen understandings.
Agenda available online. Click here.
1.  Opening Remarks and Orientation
2.  Individual Work
3.  Group Work
4.  Presentation
5.  Closing Remarks

Session 12 : Rural Healthcare Session

Date:Thursday 2018-08-09
Time:15:30 - 17:00
Location:Tasman 2
Session Chair(s):Ti-Chuang Chiang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Udaya Koirala, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Nepal
No. of Participants:21, out of which 1 have provided feeedback
AgendaRural Healthcare models tend to be different in different parts of the world owing to the variations in geographical, technical and economical conditions. Sometimes this is also affected by the shortage of healthcare personnel with an enthusiasm to serve the populations in the rural areas. This session has been organized to showcase rural healthcare approaches around the world.
1.  Opening Remarks and Introduction
Ti-Chuang Chiang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Udaya Koirala, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Nepal
2.  Successful, Secure, HD Streaming of Telepathology and Teleradiology for Remote Locations   Slides (PDF)
Don Marchon, Remote Medical Technologies, USA
3.  Rural Healthcare Model   Slides (PDF)
Rajkumar Dangal, Public Health Concern Trust (phect-Nepal), Nepal
4.  Medicopter Technology in Rural Healthcare   Slides (PDF)
Mahabir Pun, National Innovation Center, Nepal
5.  Transforming Health Care system of Nepal: Possible's Health Care Model    Slides (PDF)
Binod Dangal, Possible Health, Nepal
6.  Creating Digital Spaces for Citizen’s Health Access: Data Governance for Informed Decision-making in the Philippines   Slides (PDF)
Jacob Carpio, Institute of Philippine Culture - Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines
7.  Closing Remarks
Ti-Chuang Chiang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Udaya Koirala, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Nepal