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Thursday, September 3
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Room: Camille Blanc
Engineering the esophagus
Role of engineers and surgeons
Chairs: Barry P. McMahon (Ireland) – Lee L. Swanström (USA-France)
Discussant: John O’Dea (Ireland)
Key note: Peter J. Hunter (New Zealand)
- Are Engineers frustrated surgeons?, or are surgeons frustrated engineers? John O’Dea (Ireland)
- How can the engineer and the clinical work together to better solve the diagnostic and treatment problems in the Esophagus? Larry S. Miller (USA)
- What is the role of software engineering in esophageal diseases? Vivian DeRuijter (Netherlands)
- What will 3-D printing contribute to esophageal surgery?
- What drives the physician inventor? Lee L. Swanström (USA-France)
- The endoflip story: Engineering for a clinical target? or devices searching for applications?
John O’Dea (Ireland)
- Lost in Translation – How do we get Clinicians and Engineers to speak the same language? Barry P. McMahon (Ireland)
- What can we learn from engineering models of the esophagus? James G. Brasseur (USA)
- How do we Visualize Diagnostic Data from the Esophagus to maximum benefit for the Clinician?
Barry P. McMahon (Ireland)
- Can Functional knowledge of the UES help in diagnosis and surgical treatment? Julie Regan (Ireland)
- Does distensibility testing give us new information on how the esophagus is engineered?
Hans Gregersen (Denmark, China)
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