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Sam Ciccolini Community Paediatric Surgery Educational Day

Humber River Hospital

Saturday, 5 October 2019 from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

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MD 2 Oct 2019 $30.00 $2.84
RN/Resident 2 Oct 2019 $20.00 $2.23
Speakers/Committee Members 2 Oct 2019 $15.00 $1.93

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Opening Remarks




Presentation Title (20 mins)

Objective/Questions (10 mins)


0815‐ 0845 | 1.1

The pediatric surgical patient in the community, Caring Safely


"Caring Safely: Strategies for Achieving Safe Outcomes In Community Pediatric Surgery"

What are the most important mindsets and behaviors that I, as an individual, can use to avoid preventable harm to patients?

Dr. Maitreya Coffey


0845‐ 0915 | 1.2

Updates on Paediatric Anaesthesia

“Anesthesia for children in the community, choosing wisely”


To determine: which children are appropriate to receive safe anesthetic care in the community setting?

Dr. Eric Greenwood


0915 ‐ 0945 | 1.3


Constipation/ rectal prolapse in children, indications to consult a surgeon


“Constipation in children and when to consult Surgery”


How is constipation effectively managed in the paediatric population and what clinical situations warrant a referral to surgery for surgical management?

Dr. Lara Hart


0945 ‐ 1015 | 1.4

Chest Wall Deformities (Pectus, Guidelines and management)


“Management of Pectus Excavatum”


Current management of Pectus Excavatum: Indications and treatment options

Dr. Peter Fitzgerald


1015 ‐1030 BREAK


1030‐ 1100 | 2.1


Cryptorchidism update and current guidelines

“Undescended Testis: What pediatricians need to know!”

What is the right age for Orchidopexy?

Dr. Augusto Zani

1100‐ 1130 | 2.2

Abdominal wall hernias

“Recognition and management of abdominal wall hernias in children”


How to differentiate abdominal wall defects on the basis of physical

exam and understanding of anatomy

Dr. Justyna Wolinska


1130‐ 1200 | 2.3


Breast masses in children and



“Breast lumps in children and adolescents: what are the chances of malignancy and how do I manage them?”


a) Know the normal anatomy and breast development/ Most common disorders/ Is it Cancer?

b) When and how to investigate/ Do I need to investigate?

c) Surgical intervention, is it necessary/ When & whom to refer to?

Dr. Sharifa Himidan


1200‐ 12:0 | 2.4


Lymph Node Biopsy: Purpose & Procedure


“Enlarged lymph nodes, lumps and bumps, Guidelines. When to refer for biopsy?”

When to consider a biopsy in a child with enlarged nodes

Dr. Oussama Abla

1230 ‐1330 LUNCH


13:30‐ 14:00 | 3.1


GERD failed medical treatment: Treatment Options

“Surgical treatment of gastro‐esophageal reflux”

Describe the methods of surgical treatment of GERD

Dr. Agostino Pierro

14:00‐ 14:30 | 3.2

Obstructive jaundice in newborns/infants

“Surgical Causes of Obstructive Jaundice in



Identify Surgical causes of obstructive neonatal jaundice/ What is the optimal management of neonates with biliary atresia?

Dr. Blayne Sayed


14:30‐ 15:00 | 3.3

Appendicitis in Paediatric Patients


What is the best management of acute appendicitis in children?

Dr. Anreanna Butter



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Humber River Hospital
1235 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M3M 0B2

Saturday, 5 October 2019 from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

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