ISGPS Apostolic Leadership and Development Meeting Heidelberg, Germany, 24-26 February 2023

Programme 25th February 2023

Heidelberg University Hospital,
Im Neuenheimer Feld 420
Seminarraum Nr. 3, Ground Floor

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Time Topic
09:00 – 09:20 am Welcome and Introduction Markus W Büchler,
Claudio Bassi,
John Neoptolemos,
Christos Dervenis
09:20 - 11:00 am Session 1: New Proposals

Claudio Bassi:
Assessing the complications of pancreatic surgery[20 mins]

Thilo Hackert:
Standards for pancreas cancer surgery [20 mins]

Shailesh Shrikhande:
Minimally invasive pancreatic resections [20 mins]

Cristina Ferrone:
Patient selection for operative intervention in
pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors [20 mins]
Christos Dervenis,
Chris Wolfgang
11:00 - 11:15 am Morning Break  
11:15 - 12:00 noon Session 2: New Proposals

Roberto Salvia:
Concept and nomenclature of minimal
lymphadenectomy in pancreatic cancer surgery: an
updated ISGPS consensus [15 mins]

Chris Wolfgang:
On Codifying Resectability of Stage III PDAC[15 mins]

Cristina Ferrone:
Guidelines for operative intervention after
neoadjuvant therapy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma
[15 mins]
Marc Besselink,
Thilo Hackert
12:00 - 2:00 pm Lunch Break: BräuStadel, Berliner Straße 41  
2:00 – 2:45 pm Session 3: New Proposals

Jens Werner:
Treatment options for pulmonary metastases in
pancreatic cancer [15 mins]

Oliver Strobel:
A definition and grading of post-pancreatectomy
diarrhea [15 mins]

Martin Loos:
Vascular resection in pancreatic surgery [15 mins]

Cristina Ferrone,
Shailesh Shrikande
2:45 – 4:00 pm Session 5: Shaping up the ISGPS

John P Neoptolemos:
History and purpose of the ISGPS [15mins]

Marc Besselink:
Speaking the same language: the ISGPS definitions,
and R0/R1 [15mins]

Giovanni Marchegiani:
History and future directions for ISGPS
documentation and administration [15mins]

Oliver Strobel:
Strategic considerations and
specific project
suggestions based on a SOAR analysis [15mins]

Markus Büchler:
Future development of the ISGPS: [15mins]

Claudio Bassi,
Martin Schneider
4:00 – 4:30 pm Afternoon Break  
4:30 – 6:00 pm Session 6: General Discussion

1. Name of the organization...”Study Group”
2. Transitioning the new leadership – the name
3. Administrative aspects
4. Principles of the ISGPS
5. Membership and new members pf the ISGPS
6. The preferred journal
7. Adoption and approval procedures for new
8. Place and frequency of meetings
9. Where next
10. AOB.
Markus W Büchler,
John Neoptolemos

ISGPS Secretariat

Giovanni Marchegiani, Verona

Mohammed Al-Saeedi, Heidelberg

Local Organising Committee

Markus W Büchler
John Neoptolemos
Roger Lutz
Kirsten Braun
Martin Schneider
Martin Loos

Mohammed Al-Saeedi
Christoph Berchtold
Arianeb Mehrabi
Susanne Roth
Christine Tjaden
Christoph Michalski


Please note that the ISGPS event is a purely scientific meeting of leading international pancreas experts.

Venue of the event in 2023, Heidelberg, hosted by Prof. Markus W. Büchler.

It is a scientific exchange and a professional discussion. The speakers themselves are solely responsible for the content.

The content and presentations do not automatically reflect the position of the Heidelberg Surgical Clinic and the Heidelberg Surgery Foundation.

Wir möchten Sie darauf hinweisen, die ISGPS Veranstaltung ist eine rein wissenschaftliche Veranstaltung führender, internationaler Pankreas Experten.

Ort der Veranstaltung in 2023, Heidelberg, Gastgeber: Prof. Markus W. Büchler.

Es handelt sich um einen wissenschaftlichen Austausch und eine fachliche Diskussion. Für die Inhalte sind einzig und allein die vortragenden Referrenten selbst verantwortlich.

Auch spiegeln die vorgetragenen Inhalte und Präsentationen nicht automatisch die Haltung der Heidelberger Chirurgischen Klinik und der Heidelberger Stiftung Chirurgie wieder.