IGCS in partnership with AAGL is providing a free online surgical film festival narrated by expert surgeons in the field of gynecologic oncology. Attendees can participate in live discussion while viewing the surgical films and hear from the experts in the areas of ovarian and uterine cancers.

Lymph Node Assessment in Gynecologic Cancers

On Friday, June 5, IGCS held a surgical film festival on Lymph Node Assessment in Gynecologic Cancers.

  • Moderator – Ane Gerda Zahl Eriksson, MD, PhD (Norway)
  • Indications and Benefits of Lymphadenectomy/SLN for GYN Cancers – Emma Rossi, MD (USA)
  • SLN Mapping in Ovarian & Uterine Cancers – Rainer Kimmig, MD (Germany)
  • SLN Mapping in Vulvar Cancer – Vance Broach, MD (Brazil)
  • Extraperitoneal Dissection – Paulo Zanvettor (Brazil)
  • Para-aortic Lymph Node Dissection – Eric Leblanc, MD (France)

A recording of the session, and the previous session on ovarian cancer, are available in the IGCS Education Portal.

Ovarian Cancer Surgical Films

In this session experts demonstrated many of the aspects of the surgical approach to patients with ovarian cancer highlighting both open and minimally invasive approaches.

  • Surgical Work Group Lead & Moderator – Vance Broach, MD (USA)
  • Who do we take to the OR for Primary Debulking Surgery? – Kara Long-Roche, MD, MSc (USA)
  • Modified Posterior Exenteration (combined TAH BSO LAR) – Luis Chiva, MD, PhD (Spain)
  • Right Diaphragm Resection – Reitan Ribeiro, MD (Brazil)
  • Left Upper Quadrant & Porta Hepatis Dissection – Oliver Zivanovic, MD, PhD (USA)
  • MIS Interval Debulking – Jose Alejandro Rauh-Hain, MD, MPH (USA)

A recording of the session is available in the IGCS Education Portal.

This film festival was organized by Vance Broach, Surgical Education Lead of the IGCS Education Committee.

IGCS uses Zoom Video Webinar for virtual events.

Zoom Webinar technology has a maximum capacity of 500 attendees. While we believe that we will be able to accommodate all attendees, these free sessions have garnered a lot of interest and there is a chance that capacity will be reached. Also, please be aware that poor internet connectivity and other issues may affect the quality of your experience. Click here to view tips to improve your Zoom Webinar connectivity.

If you are unable to enter the Zoom Webinar or experience technical difficulties, please know that a recording of the entire session will be made available on the IGCS website in a timely manner after the event.