2nd International Surgical Symposium on 13-15 Sep. 2007 at Chang Bin Show Chwan Memorial Hospital.
In the afternoon, the scientific session offered different state of the art lectures on new techniques in laparoscopic surgery. Prof. Bailey animated an interesting debate about pro and cons of TEP and TAPP techniques.
Laparoscopic approach in ventral hernias was also a subject of discussion and not to forget how MIS surgery could be applied in the field of emergency surgery.
When laparoscopic is a standard for Cholecystectomies, Management of CBD stones appears more and more ERCP rather than laparoscopy oriented. In this indication, laparoscopy is still limited to specific fields.
At the end of the afternoon an exhaustive presentation of all aspects of surgery and management of complications of GERD disease was performed. According to the audience and its expectations, this first scientific debate was a success.
The second day was also very intensive. Eleven world famous faculties led the discussion on laparoscopic surgery technologies in depth. Thanks to our experienced faculties on realizing the possible choke point that participants may encounter, every session was well controlled between 10 to 20 minutes. The wholesome presentation with surgical video demonstrations allowed all surgeons to absorb the essence of the best. Of course, even the professionals need the best instruments. The high technology medical device could also force the pressures on getting procurement support from hospitals.
Overall speaking, the second day was no doubt a great success. The desolation at sponsors’ boots only accentuated the devotion participants showed in the course.
Participants also visited Chang Bing Show Chwan Health Mall in Lukang. Lukang - the hometown of Dr. Huang's mother is a thriving port since the 15th century. Even though the interests of promoting tourism have been noticed by the local government, the medical systems still need progressive improvement. In order to feed back the hometown, Dr. Min-Ho Huang determines to establish a brand new medical system - Health Mall, varied from the traditional hospitals.
The facilities opened inside the Mall conclude a theme restaurant, a chain bookstore, a gym, a movable market, a gardening design store, a gift shop, a movie theater, a performing theater, a toyshop, a children playground, a spa center and a sea-watching building.