Scientific Program

Anatomy and Basic Techniques in Perforator Flaps

Time Program
0745-0830 Registration
0830-0845 Welcome speech
Dr. Tor Chiu
Congress President, The 20th International Course on Perforator Flaps
0845-1030 First Session
Anatomical basis of perforator flaps
Historical aspects of perforator flaps
Preoperative imaging and planning
Dissection techniques and avoiding pitfalls
Chimeric perforator flaps
Discussion
1030-1100 Coffee Break
1100-1245 Second Session
Keynote lecture 1
Advancing in perforator flap surgery: faster or smaller
Postoperative monitoring and management
Basic Research and microanatomy for the next step in perforator flaps
Discussion
1245-1400 Lunch Break
1400-1530 Third Session: Common perforator flaps
Lower abdominal flaps DIEAP and SIEA
Gluteal and lumbar flaps
Anterolateral thigh flaps
Other thigh flaps
Thoracodorsal artery perforator flap
Discussion
1530-1600 Coffee Break
1600-1700 Fourth Session: More perforator flaps
SCIP
MSAP
Forearm perforator flaps
Intercostal artery perforator flaps
Internal mammary and SEA
Discussion
1700-1800 Round Table 1: Presentation live surgery cases
1800-1900 Professorial Lecture
1900-1930 Welcome Reception
2000-2100 Faculty Dinner (Shatin 18, Hyatt Regency Shatin Hotel)

Live Surgery (2 rooms)
Panel Discussions
Free Abstracts

Time Program
0730-0800 Registration
0800-1230 Live Surgery
Introduction to operating rooms and Preop videos
Keynote lecture 2
Live surgery
1230-1330 Lunch Break (Live surgery continues)
1330-1430 Round Table 2: Head and neck reconstruction
Challenging vessels
Nasal reconstruction
Facial artery, biggest perforator
Local perforator flaps for head and neck
Tongue reconstruction
1420-1430 Coffee Break
1430-1600 Free Abstract Session 1 (12 minutes each)
1600-1630 Coffee Break
1630-1800 Round Table 3: Safer perforator surgery
Imaging and planning
Faster surgery
Safer surgery
Pitfalls and complications
Problem solving
2000-2300 Boat Trip

Live Surgery (3 rooms)
Panel Discussions
Free Abstracts

Time Program
0730-0800 Registration
0800-1230 Live Surgery
Introduction to OT and preop videos
Keynote lecture 3
Live surgery
1230-1330 Lunch Break (Live surgery continues)
1330-1410 Round Table 4: Update on lymphoedema
LVA
Vascularized lymph node transfer
Assessment of the patient, choosing the operation
Liposuction in lymphoedema
1410-1430 Coffee Break
1430-1600 Free Abstract Session 2
1600-1630 Coffee Break
1630-1640 Results of previous live surgery
1640-1800 Round Table 5: Breast reconstruction
Breast reconstruction planning
Shaping of the breast
Irradiated breast
Stacked flaps
1900-2300 Gala Dinner* (Hong Kong Jockey Club, Shatin Clubhouse)

* The ticket price for the Gala dinner includes a charitable contribution to the Hong Kong Children's Skin Foundation.

Hands on Cadaveric Dissection Workshop (maximum 60 participants over 1 venue)
Live video broadcast (maximum 25 participants)

Time Program
0930 Registration and Bus transfers to venues
1000-1230 Anatomy Labs
1230-1330 Lunch Break
1330-1700 Anatomy Labs