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Annual General Meeting & Annual Scientific Meeting College of Surgeons Academy of Medicine of Malaysia Integrating Research, Training and Clinical Service Date: 31 st May - 2 nd June 2013 Venue: Hilton Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur Malaysia ANNOUNCEMENT Theme:

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  • Annual General Meeting& Annual Scientific Meeting

    College of SurgeonsAcademy of Medicine of Malaysia

    Integrating Research, Training and Clinical ServiceDate:

    31st May - 2nd June 2013Venue:Hilton Kuala LumpurKuala LumpurMalaysia



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    Organising Chairman Associate Professor Dr April Roslani

    Business Manager Associate Professor Dr Law Chee Wei

    Publicity Dr Sandip Kumar

    Social Dr Nurhashim Haron


    Co-Chairpersons Associate Professor Dr April Roslani Professor Dr Nur Aishah Taib

    Members Professor Dr Azad Hassan Professor Dr Chin Kin Fah Professor Dato’ Dr P Kandasami Associate Professor Dr Hanafiah Harunarashid Dr R Krishnan Associate Professor Dr Law Chee Wei Dr Nurhashim Haron Dr Sandip Kumar

    Pre-Congress Workshops Professor Dr Chin Kin Fah Associate Professor Dr Hanafiah Harunarashid Professor Dato’ Dr P Kandasami

    Important Information

    Deadline for Early Registration28th February 2013

    Deadline for Abstract and E-Poster Submission31st March 2013

    Cancellation and Refund15th April 2013

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    GALA DINNERFACULTY DINNER(by invitation only)



    Friday Prayers


















    31st May 2013Friday


    1st June 2013Saturday

    2nd June 2013Sunday









    Venue: ASSC (UKMMC)


    Venue: Hilton Kuala Lumpur

    SILENT MENTOR WORKSHOPSDate: 30th May - 2nd June 2013

    Venue: MILES, UMMC

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    SILENT MENTOR WORKSHOPSOrganising Chairman: Professor Chin Kin Fah

    Date: 30th May - 2nd June 2013, Thursday - SundayVenue: MILES, University Malaya Medical Centre

    30th May 2013, Thursday (First day) 1. International Pain Forum 2. Breast Oncoplastic Surgery 3. Basic Surgery Skills for Medical Students and Housemen

    31st May 2013, Friday (Second day) - Live telecast to Hilton Kuala Lumpur 1. Laparoscopic and Open Upper GI Surgery Workshop 2. Surgical Trainees Workshop on Vascular Access and Reconstruction

    1st June 2013, Saturday (Third day) - Live telecast to Hilton Kuala Lumpur 1. Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Workshop 2. Orthopaedic Surgery (Hand, Ankle and Hip) 3. Emergency and Trauma

    2nd June 2013, Sunday morning (Fourth day) - Live telecast to Hilton Kuala Lumpur Sending Off Ceremony and Cremation

    SURGICAL SKILLS WORKSHOP - THE COMPLETE HERNIA EXPERIENCEOrganising Co-Chairmen: Associate Professor Dr Hanafiah Harunarashid Professor Dato’ Dr P Kandasami

    Date: 30th May 2013, ThursdayVenue: ASSC (UKMMC)

    Time: 0800 - 1700Programme: Lectures Hands-on Simulators Live surgeryTarget Participants: Surgical Trainees, Surgeons, OT Personnel


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    HOW TO AVOID MEDICO-LEGAL PROBLEMS(Organised with Medical Defence Malaysia Bhd)

    Date: 30th May 2013, ThursdayVenue: Hilton Kuala Lumpur

    1400 - 1430 Consent

    1430 - 1500 Medical Records – Errors & Omission

    1500 - 1530 Communication

    1530 - 1600 Proper Credentialing & Privileges

    1600 - 1630 Improper Delegation

    1630 - 1700 Financial Counselling


    1. Mr P S Ranjan, Mr Manmohan S Dhillon Messrs P. S. Ranjan & Co, Advocates & Solicitors

    2. Ms Anit Kaur Randhawa Messrs Asbir, Hira Singh & Co, Advocates & Solicitors

    3. Dr Richard Veerapen University of Victoria, Canada

    4. Dr Milton Lum Medical Defence Malaysia Bhd

    5. Dr Eddie Soo Medical Defence Malaysia Bhd

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    THE INAUGURAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS MEDICAL STUDENTS SURGICAL SKILLS WORKSHOP AND COMPETITIONCourse Convenors: Associate Professor Dr Hanafiah Harunarashid Professor Dato’ Dr P Kandasami

    This year, the CSAMM is introducing a surgical skills competition among senior medical students from the medical schools in Malaysia in conjunction with its Annual Scientific Meeting in May 2013. This nationwide competition will give aspiring surgeons in their final years of medical school an opportunity to practise and compete in a range of surgical challenges, from suturing and knot-tying to performing some common procedures expected of a newly graduated resident

    There will be concept lectures and bench work demonstrations from experienced surgeons before the competition begins.

    Regional heats for the competition will take place in the advanced skills laboratory of the UKM Medical Centre, from January to March 2013, with the best five contenders winning a free registration and entry to all events of the CSAMM Annual Scientific Meeting from 31st May to 2nd June 2013 to be held at the Hilton Kuala Lumpur.

    A special prize will be awarded to the winner at the Gala dinner.

    Registrations are now open to all medical students from Malaysian medical schools in their final years of study. A registration fee of RM 100 is to be made payable to:

    Name of Account : College of Surgeons of MalaysiaAccount No. : 1432-0000169-05-0Name of Bank : CIMB Bank BerhadAddress of Bank : 338, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, 50100 Kuala LumpurSwift Code : CIBBMYKL

    For online registration and payment, please log on to

    Limited places are available. Acceptance for a place is based on a first-come first-served basis.

    Closing date for registration: 15th January 2013

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    0700 - 0800 MEET-THE-EXPERTS (1) (Organised with the Breast Chapter of the College of Surgeons) Breast Surgery - Improving Surgical Outcomes in Early Breast Cancer Moderators: Nur Aishah Taib, Ng Char Hong Panelists: Supakorn Rojananin, Norlia Abdullah, Cheong Yew Teik, Waraporn Imruetaicharoenchoke 0700 - 0800 MEET-THE-EXPERTS (2) (Organised with the Malaysian Society of Colorectal Surgeons) Colorectal Surgery - Benign Anorectal Conditions Moderators: Ismail Sagap, Lu Ping Yan Panelists: Michael Solomon, Wan Khamizar, Samuel Tay, Azmi Md Nor, Yunus Gul, Akhtar Qureshi

    0800 - 0830 PLENARY 1 Work Life Balance for Surgeons Yip Cheng Har


    1000 - 1030 TEA & POSTER VIEWING

    1030 - 1200 SYMPOSIUM 1 (Organised with the Breast Chapter of the College of Surgeons) Early Breast Cancer • Evidence for Mammographic Screening and Understanding Mammography Reports in the Screening Context Kartini Rahmat • Surgical Issues in Early Breast Cancer Supakorn Rojananin • Evolving Pathology of Screen Detected Cancers Looi Lai Meng

    1030 - 1200 SYMPOSIUM 2 (Organised with the Malaysian Society of Colorectal Surgeons) Colorectal Cancer • The Impact of Surgical Outcomes Research on Colorectal Cancer Management Michael Solomon • Sub-Specialty Training in Colorectal Cancer Surgery - Why It Matters Wan Khamizar • Surgery for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer - How Far Should We Go? Michael Solomon

    31st May 2013, Friday

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    31st May 2013, Friday1200 - 1430 LUNCH SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM 1 Friday Prayers

    1430 - 1600 SYMPOSIUM 3 Pancreatic Potpourri • Surgical Intervention in Acute Pancreatitis Jonathan Fawcett • The Incidental Pancreatic Cyst - Wait & Watch Versus Resect Razman Jarmin • Pancreatic NETs - A Guide to Management Harjit Singh

    1430 - 1600 SYMPOSIUM 4 Conflict Management in Surgical Practice • Navigating Medico-Legal Hazards in Surgical Practice Richard Veerapen • Collaborative Decision-making with Patients and Families in Surgical Practice Nur Aishah Taib • Error Disclosure Policies in Surgical Practice - Pitfalls and Possibilities Richard Veerapen

    1600 - 1630 TEA

    1630 - 1800 40th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

    1930 - 2200 FACULTY DINNER (by invitation only)

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    0700 - 0800 MEET-THE-EXPERTS (3) (Organised with the Upper GI Club) (Topic to be confirmed)

    0700 - 0800 MEET-THE-EXPERTS (4) HPB - Pitfalls and Solutions in Cholecystectomy Jonathan Fawcett

    0800 - 0830 PLENARY 2 Training of Medical Students and Doctors in Humanistic and Interactive Skills Richard Veerapen

    0830 - 1000 DEBATE Surgical Training Today is not as Good as It Was! P Kandasami, Ismail Sagap, Ausama A Malik, Sandip Kumar

    1000 - 1030 TEA & POSTER VIEWING


    1130 - 1200 PLENARY 3 Bench to Bedside - and Bench Again? The Case for Hepatobiliary Research Jonathan Fawcett

    1200 - 1230 PLENARY 4 Integrating Research, Training and Clinical Service to Improve Colorectal Cancer Outcomes Michael Solomon


    1400 - 1430 PLENARY 5 An Eco-Friendly Approach to Surgical Training and its Humanitarian Value in the 21st Century Tseng Guo-Fang

    1st June 2013, Saturday

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    1st June 2013, Saturday1430 - 1530 FREE PAPERS 1

    1430 - 1530 SYMPOSIUM 5 Work-life Balance for Surgeons - Realistic or Pipe-Dream? • Sustaining Your Non-Surgical Life Mohamed Yusof Abdul Wahab • How to Recognize and Manage Stress - Avoiding Professional Burnout P Jambunathan • Having Children - Timing, Challenges and Solutions Nur Aina Emran • Physical Fitness and Health Maintenance Aljafri Abdul Majid

    1530 - 1600 TEA

    1600 - 1730 FREE PAPERS 2

    1600 - 1730 SYMPOSIUM 6 (Organised with the Malaysian Society of Colorectal Surgeons) Eco-Friendly Surgery • Greener Surgical Practice Maryam Alfa-Wali • Reducing Surgical Waste - The Administrator's Perspective Goh Hsien Ming • Eco-Friendly Surgical Education Maryam Alfa-Wali • Debate: Recycling Single-Use Equipment - Eco-Friendly or Unsafe Practice? Proposer: Yunus Gul Opposer: Akhtar Qureshi

    1930 - 2200 GALA DINNER

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    0700 - 0800 MEET-THE-EXPERTS (5) (Organised with the Malaysian Urological Association) Iatrogenic Urinary Tract Injuries - Immediate Management Panelists: Clarence Lei, Rohan Malek

    0700 - 0800 MEET-THE-EXPERTS (6) (Organised with the Vascular Society of Malaysia) Managing Vascular Trauma Moderator: Hanafiah Harunarashid Panelists: Zainal Ariffin Azizi, John Andrew Murie, Liew Ngoh Chin

    0800 - 0830 PLENARY 6 (Organised with the Malaysian Urological Association) The Current Status of Renal Transplantation in Malaysia Rohan Malek

    0830 - 1000 SYMPOSIUM 7 (Organised with the Malaysian Urological Association) Renal Transplant • Status of Deceased Donor Transplant in Malaysia - Role of Non-Transplant Surgeons Lela Mansor • Living Paediatric Renal Transplant Clarence Lei • Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy Thana Balan Sivaratnam • Complications of Renal Transplant Murali Sundram

    0830 - 1000 SYMPOSIUM 8 (Organised with the Vascular Society of Malaysia) Vascular Potpourri • Common Complications of Arteriovenous Fistula for Haemodialysis Hanif Hussein • Carotid Disease - An Under-Diagnosed Problem Hanafiah Harunarashid • What’s New in Vascular Research? John Andrew Murie

    1000 - 1030 TEA

    1030 - 1100 PLENARY 7 The Evolution of Thyroid Surgery Noor Hisham Abdullah

    1100 - 1200 HOW I DO IT • Laser Ablation of Varicose Veins Hanafiah Harunarashid • Acupuncture for Thyroidectomy Noor Hisham Abdullah • Exenteration for Rectal Cancer Michael Solomon • Breast Oncoplastic Surgical Techniques Waraporn Imruetaicharoenchoke

    1200 - 1300 LUNCH

    2nd June 2013, Sunday

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    College of Surgeons, AMMG-1 Medical Academies of Malaysia210 Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala LumpurTel: (603) 4023 4700, 4025 4700, 4025 3700 Fax: (603) 4023 8100Email: [email protected]


    CONFERENCE HOTELHilton Kuala Lumpur3 Jalan Stesen Sentral50470 Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaTel: (603) 2264 2264 / 2299Fax: (603) 2264 2742Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

    Meet-the-Experts RM 50.00 RM 70.00 —

    The Inaugural College of Surgeons Medical Students Surgical Skills Workshop and Competition - RM 100.00 per participant (the dates of the regional heats will be announced later).

    Room Type - Hilton Deluxe Room

    King Bed MYR 400.00++ per room per night inclusive breakfast for 1 person and internet access

    Twin Bed MYR 425.00++ per room per night inclusive breakfast for 2 persons and internet access

    • The rate quoted is subject to 6% government tax and 10% service charge• Extra bed is not applicable in Deluxe Room• Room preferences are subject to availability• Additional Breakfast is at RM62.00++ per person per day

    REGISTRATION FEESCategory On or before 1st March to 28th February 2013 20th May 2013 On Site

    Specialist (Member of CSAMM) RM 700.00 RM 750.00 RM 850.00

    Specialist (Non-Member of CSAMM) RM 750.00 RM 800.00 RM 900.00

    Medical Officer / Allied Health Professional RM 500.00 RM 550.00 RM 650.00

    Pre-Conference Workshops

    1) Silent Mentor Workshops RM 2250.00 RM 2250.00 — Please contact the Secretariat for further details

    2) Surgical Skills Workshop

    Hands-On (limited to 8 participants) RM 1000.00 — —

    Non Hands-On RM 300.00 RM 350.00 —

    3) How To Avoid Medico-Legal Problems RM 200.00 RM 250.00 RM 300.00

    For online registration and payment, please log on to

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    CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICYThe Conference Secretariat must be notified in writing of all cancellations. Refund will be made after the Conference. The refund policy is as follows:Cancellation on and before 15th April 2013 : 50% refundCancellation after 15th April 2013 : Nil

    CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCEA certificate of attendance will be issued to all delegates.

    LIABILITYThe Organising Committee will not be liable for personal accidents, loss or damage to private properties of the delegates during the Conference. Participants should make their arrangements with respect to personal insurance.

    PAYMENTPayment by cheque is to be issued in favour of “College of Surgeons of Malaysia”.

    Payment can be made via telegraphic transfer to the following account:

    Name of Account : College of Surgeons of Malaysia

    Account No. : 1432-0000169-05-0

    Name of Bank : CIMB Bank Berhad

    Address of Bank : 338, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, 50100 Kuala Lumpur

    Swift Code : CIBBMYKL


    DISCLAIMERWhilst every attempt would be made to ensure that all aspects of the Conference as mentioned in this announcement will take place as scheduled, the Organising Committee reserves the right to make last minute changes should changes should the need arise.

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    ETHICON PRIZE 2013The Ethicon Prize is an award for the best original scientific or clinical paper submitted by young surgeons in Malaysia for presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia. This award, started in 1989,will hopefully encourage a high standard of research and scientific presentations among young surgeons.

    The PrizeCash of RM2,000 donated by Ethicon.


    1. The competition is open to all young surgeons and surgical trainees currently working in Malaysian hospitals who are below 35 years old as on 1st January 2013.

    2. The work submitted may be from any surgical specialty, and it may take the form of clinical trials, surveys, retrospective studies, laboratory experiments or any other form of unpublished original work.

    3. The bulk of the work which are submitted must be performed by the author himself/herself even though he may have done the work in conjunction with other doctors or agencies either locally or overseas. However, the work must be carried out in Malaysia.

    4. The author himself / herself should present the paper at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the College in May 2013 if the paper is selected for the finals.

    5. The author must submit a signed declaration of his/her age, that his/her paper has not been published or presented elsewhere and the presenter has done most of the work.

    ProcedureCompleted papers are to be submitted online via the conference website at by 31st March 2013. Full guidelines for the submission are available on the website.

    PrivilegesAuthors whose papers are shortlisted for presentation shall be accorded the following privileges:

    1. Complimentary registration

    2. Hotel accommodation for the duration of the conference (for those outside Kuala Lumpur)

    3. Travel expenses (for those outside Kuala Lumpur)

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    ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINESThe Scientific Committee welcomes the submission of free communications.

    This could be in the form of Oral or Poster Presentations.

    The deadline for submission of abstracts is 31st March 2013. Late submission will not be considered. Only abstracts from participants who have registered and paid their registration fees will be considered.

    Abstracts submission is to be done online at the conference website. For full submission instructions as well as guidelines, please log-on to

    SCIENTIFIC E-POSTERSYou are kindly invited to submit scientific contributions to be presented during the meeting. As an alternative to the traditional printed paper poster, the CSAMM is pleased to introduce e-posters to the Annual Scientific Meeting 2013. E-posters will replace the printed posters and we are sure that you will share our enthusiasm for this innovative approach to poster presentation. As you will have uploaded your poster in advance there is no need to print and carry a poster to the meeting. This will save you the time and costs associated with printing and reduce the carbon footprint of the meeting. There will be monitors at the conference where all posters can be viewed.

    Abstracts may only be submitted using the electronic abstract submission system and must meet the following criteria:

    • The abstract must not exceed 300 words• Abstracts must be written in English, explained abbreviations may be used• Graphs and Tables are not allowed

    All Abstracts must follow the required structure:• Introduction• Objectives• Materials and methods• Results• Discussion• Conclusions

    All abstracts should be accompanied with the E-poster using the template PowerPoint Poster which is provided. The content of the presentation should be of a single slide. E-Posters of different dimensions may be skewed/stretched/truncated when displayed on the monitors at the Annual Scientific Congress unless they conform to the template.

    Successful entrants will be emailed instructions on how to upload their e-posters for presentation after 15th April 2013. A maximum of ten E-posters adjudged to be of sufficient merit will be eligible for the top three prizes.

    First prize: RM 1,000.00Second prize: RM 750.00Third prize: RM 500.00

    In the event that none of the submissions achieves sufficient academic merit, no prizes will be awarded.

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    City Tour‘Metropolitan Landmarks’

    A must for first time visitors to Kuala Lumpur. An interesting tour which unveils the beauty and charm of the old and new Kuala Lumpur. Garden City of Lights. See the contrast of the magnificent skyscrapers and the building of the colonial days.

    HIGHLIGHT OF THE TOUR :Petronas Twin Tower (photo stop)Handicraft CentreCocoa BoutiqueKing’s Palace (photo stop)National MonumentNational Museum (exclude entrance fee)National Mosque (photo stop)Sultan Abdul Samad Building

    Departure : 0930 hrs / 1430 hrs (Daily)Pick up : 0845 - 0915 hrs / 1345 - 1430 hrsDuration : 3.5 hrsRate : RM 100 / USD 38 per-person (Minimum 2 persons)

    Aborigine Settlement & Elephant Sanctuary

    Proceed to Aborigine Settlement & Kuala Gandah Elephant conservation Inclusive of Lunch. Please wear comfortable walking shoes, cap / hat & bring along bath towel & space clothing in case you get wet or dirty swimming & I bathing activities would be cancel if water level is dangerous.

    Departure : 0930 hrs (Daily)Pick up : 0845 - 0900 hrsDuration : 8 hrsCost : RM 250 / USD 93 per-person (Minimum 2 persons)

    Official Tour Agent

    Please contact the tour agent directly for the tours.

    MEJUSTIF EVENTS & TRAVEL SDN BHDNo. 29 Jalan Wan Kadir 2, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail

    60000 Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaTel: (603) 7725 2388 Fax: (603) 7726 4160

    Email: [email protected]:

    Attn: Ms. Lee CW

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    A Day in Rainforest‘Back to nature’

    The tour will expose you to the real feeling of being in the tropical rain-forest of Malaysia, a guided tour by an expert on Malaysian jungle. This specially designed program is to introduce you to the wonders and the beauty of a primary tropical rainforest all in a day while staying in Kuala Lumpur.

    • Inclusive of lunch• Please wear comfortable walking shoes, hat / cap & bring along bath towel and spare clothing in case you‘ll get wet or dirty• Aboriginal Museum will closed every monday & friday

    Departure : 0930 hrs (Daily)Pick up : 0845 - 0915 hrsDuration : 5 hrsRate : RM 220 / USD 83 per-person (Minimum 2 persons)

    High Tea at the Carcosa Seri Negara

    The historic Carcosa Seri Negara in Kuala Lumpur is a colonial mansion and residence of the former British High Commissioner to Malaysia. A touch of the England in the heart of tropical Malaysia, surrounded by magnificent gardens, tennis court and a swimming pool.

    Departure : 1430 hrs (Daily)Pick up : 1430 hrsDuration : 3 hrsRate : RM 180 / USD 68 per-person (Minimum 2 persons)

    Include transfer from hotel to departure point


    Fireflies & Kuala Selangor

    Proceed to Kuala Selangor town in the quiet hamlet of Kampung Kuantan Visit Kota Melawati - formerly known as Fort Altingsburg, the execution block, royal mausoleum & colonial buildings, A bird sanctuary park at foothills of Bukit Melawati for migratory birds & silvered - leaf monkeys, butterflies etc. Continue visit to Kampung Kuantan - site of thousands of fireflies along mangrove swamp in a small un-motorized boat Please bring along insect repellant. Inclusive of set seafood dinner

    Departure : 1515 hrs (Daily)Pick Up : 1445 hrs Duration : 8 hrsRate : RM 230 / USD 86 per-person (Minimum 2 persons)


    College of Surgeons, AMMG-1 Medical Academies of Malaysia210 Jalan Tun Razak50400 Kuala LumpurTel: (603) 4023 4700, 4025 4700, 4025 3700Fax: (603) 4023 8100Email: [email protected]