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Dear Friends and Colleagues,

It is a great pleasure and an honour to invite you to the 19th Chinese University of Hong Kong Surgical Symposium, to be held on 25-26th November 2016, at the Postgraduate Education Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong S.A.R. This Conference is jointly organized with the 6th West China-CUHK Surgical Forum and the 2nd CUHK Alumni Association of Surgeons Meeting.

The Department of Surgery of The Chinese University of Hong Kong has always been at the forefront of surgical innovations and cutting edge technologies. The 19th Chinese University of Hong Kong Surgical Symposium will feature; state of the art keynote lectures by internationally renowned Visiting Professors; themed topics of Oncological surgery, Functional and Metabolic surgery, Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery; which will underpin the need for collaboration, cooperation and fraternity with local and international Surgeons. Furthermore, two pre-symposium workshops on advanced interventional surgical endoscopy and electronic magnetic navigational bronchoscopy would be held to enhance the learning experience of those interested in these sub-specialties.

Hong Kong is an exceptional location for the Congress. It is renowned as one of the world’s most outstanding convention cities, its spectacular skyline, sparkling harbour and towering Victoria Peak providing a unique and spectacular setting. The symposium will be held in the Shatin, New Territories, which is a drive away from the idyllic Chinese University of Hong Kong campus, which is also next to the Shing Mun River where its is popular for watersports including the yearly dragon boat racing competition.

We are confident that the symposium program will provide a wonderful forum for you to refresh your knowledge base and explore various surgical innovations. The Conference will strive to offer plenty of networking opportunities, providing you with the opportunity to meet and interact with the leading scientists and researchers, friends and colleagues as well as sponsors and exhibitors.

We hope you will join us for a symphony of outstanding science, and take a little extra time to enjoy the spectacular and unique beauty of this region.

With Best Wishes,

James Lau
The 19th Chinese University of Hong Kong Surgical Symposium Surgical Symposium Conference Chair

Arthur KC LI Oration

TUNG Chee-hwa, GBM (Hong Kong)

Programme Highlights

Chao Kuang Piu Visiting Professorial Lecture

Dr Anthony PC Yim Visiting Professorial Lecture in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation Technology

Li Dak Sum Visiting Professorial Lecture

Wilson TS Wang Visiting Professorial Lecture

Functional & Metabolic Surgery

Oncological Surgery

Robotic & Minimally Invasive Surgery

Overseas Faculty

DONG Qiang (China)

Shin EGAWA (Japan)

Manoel GALVAO NETO (Brazil)

Hyoung-il KIM (Korea)

Tadasu KOHNO (Japan)

Rastislav KUNDA (Denmark)


Takaomi TAIRA (Japan)

Akihiko TAKUSHIMA (Japan)

Guido TORZILLI (Italy)

Hideaki YANO (Japan)

Local Faculty



Philip WY CHIU



James YW LAU

Jeremy YC TEOH

Organizing Committee

James YW LAU (Chairman)

Tony WC MAK (Co-chairman)

Anthony YB TEOH (Co-chairman)


NG Chi Fai

Calvin SH NG

Peter YH TAM

George KC WONG

Preliminary Programme

25 November 2016 (Friday)

1400 – 1445 Ceremony and Lecture
Chao Kuang Piu Visiting Professorial Lecture
Review of benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) patients and application of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) pathway in transurethral prostatic surgical patients
Prof DONG Qiang (China)

1445 - 1645 2nd CUHK Alumni Association of Surgeons Meeting
Clinical governance in action
Prof Paul BS LAI (Hong Kong)
The role of human factors and team training in improving surgical outcomes
Challenges faced by a young academic surgeon
Dr Jeremy YC TEOH (Hong Kong)
Innovation in endoscopic surgery for treatment of upper GI diseases
Prof Philip WY CHIU (Hong Kong)
Past, present and future of CUHK surgery
Prof James YW LAU (Hong Kong)

1700 - 1800 Arthur KC Li Oration
Mr TUNG Chee-hwa, GBM
Vice Chairman, National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference

1830 – 2200 Faculty and Alumni Dinner

26 November 2016 (Saturday)

0930 - 1000 Opening Ceremony

1000 - 1330 Oncological Surgery
Wilson T.S. Wang Visiting Professorial Lecture
New advances in management of colorectal liver metastases
Prof Guido TORZILLI (Italy)
Surgical treatment of pseudomyxoma peritonei and colorectal peritoneal metastasis
Dr Hideaki YANO (Japan)
The best approach for small ground glass opacity: safe and effective minimally invasive approaches
Prof Tadasu KOHNO (Japan)
5-ALA fluorescent brain tumour surgery
Dr Danny TM CHAN (Hong Kong)

1330 - 1520 Functional & Metabolic Surgery
Dr Anthony PC Yim Visiting Professorial Lecture in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovative Technology
Surgical and endoscopic treatment of diabetes
Prof Manoel GALVAO NETO (Brazil)
Up-to-date management of faecal incontinence
Dr Kaori FUTABA (Hong Kong)
Neurovascular free muscle transfer for facial reanimation
Prof Akihiko TAKUSHIMA (Japan)
New advance in functional neurosurgery
Prof Takaomi TAIRA (Japan)

1520 - 1650 Robotic & Minimally Invasive Surgery
Li Dak Sum Visiting Professorial Lecture
Submucosal endoscopy and beyond
Prof Rastislav KUNDA (Denmark)
Techniques of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy update
Dr Shin EGAWA (Japan)
Laparoscopic management of choledochal cyst in infants and children
Dr Edwin KW CHAN (Hong Kong)
Current applications of fluorescent imaging in robotic upper gastrointestinal surgery
Prof Hyoung-il KIM (Korea)

1830 - 2200 Gala Dinner


Scientific Programme

CUSS2016 Poster

CUSS2016 Leaflet

Pre-symposium Workshops

Advanced Interventional Surgical Endoscopy Workshop - 23-25 November 2016
Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy Workshop - 24 November 2016

Registration & Payment Methods

Registration Procedure

You can register by one of the following methods:

Online Registration

By Mail / Fax
Download, complete all sections of the registration form and mail/fax to the Secretariat with the appropriate fee.

Download the registration form:

Registration Fee

Category Overseas Local
CUHK Alumni (25-26 Nov 2016) USD40 HKD300
Delegates (25-26 Nov 2016) USD65 HKD500
Trainees * (25-26 Nov 2016) USD40 HKD300
Nurses (25-26 Nov 2016) USD40 HKD300
Medical Student * (26 Nov 2016) Free (Lectures only)
Gala Dinner # (26 Nov 2016) Free
* Proof required / # Limited seats. Successful registrant will be confirmed by email.

Payment Method

Payment can be made by the following:
1. Bank draft made payable to "The Chinese University of Hong Kong". Hong Kong residents are welcome to pay by personal cheques.
2. Credit Card Payment (Visa / Master) – available for both mail-in registration and online registration.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

All cancellations must be made in writing to the Secretariat. The following refund policy will be observed:

Postmarked, faxed or email on or before 15 November 2016 50% of the amount paid
Postmarked, faxed or email after 15 November 2016 No Refund

Registration fee includes registered scientific event, program materials, meal function and promotional gifts, distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

General Infomration

25-26 November 2016 (Friday-Saturday)

Shaw Auditorium, Postgraduate Education Centre (PEC)
Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong

CME/CNE Accreditation
Accreditation is given by the following Colleges on condition that the College fellows will sign on the Record of Attendance at the symposium venue to document their attendance.

College/Programme CME/CNE
The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong 25 Nov – 6 points
26 Nov – 4 points
MCHK CME Programme 12 points
The Nethersole School of Nursing (CNE) 5 points / day

Official Language
English is the official language of the Symposium. There will be no simultaneous translation.

Invitation Letters
Invitation letters for all international participants will be issued upon request.

Certificate of Attendance
A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to registered participants together with the program materials at the Registration Counter during the event.

Participants are responsible for their individual travel, medical and personal insurance policy.

** The Organizer reserves the right to amend the program and information here.

Location Map

About Hong Kong

The Weather
The weather in November is normally clear and sunny with temperature ranging from 21oC to 25oC and humidity of 76 percent. Generally, loose-fitting cotton clothing and short sleeves and light jackets are appropriate during this time. Weather information is obtainable from the Hong Kong Observatory.

Passport & Visa Requirement
Visitors to Hong Kong should hold a passport with at least six months' validity. Nationals of most countries are not required to obtain visas for periods varying from seven days to 180 days. Please note that a visa is required for some nationalities. The Organizer is NOT responsible for your individual visa arrangement. Participants should check with the Chinese embassy or consulate on specific visa information. Further information on Visa requirements is available from

China Visa
Participants planning to travel to mainland China should make their own visa arrangement. China visa can be processed in Hong Kong and normally takes three working days and one passport-sized photo. Visas can be obtained through the Visa Office of People's Republic of China, Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China in Hong Kong, China Travel Service (HK) Ltd, or China International Travel Service HK Ltd.

Getting Around
Hong Kong is geographically compact and the public transport system (bus, ferry, or train) is efficient, relatively inexpensive and user friendly. Road signs in Hong Kong are bilingual in both English and Chinese.

Further information on Hong Kong is available from the Hong Kong Tourism Board.

Major Sponsors:


Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Department of Surgery, West China School of Medicine, Sichuan University
Alumni Association of Surgeons from the Chinese University of Hong Kong


Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
4/F Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2632 1609 / 2632 1496 / 2632 2615
Fax: (852) 2635 3487

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