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General Surgery Section




Dr. Fahmi Jubran, Dr. Mohammad AL-Mobaied and Dr. Iyad Maqbool and Dr Abdelkarim Barqawi

2:00 - 2:15 pm

Theme (GI surgery): Fundoplication; when to operate. (Dr. Luiciano Truphi; Brazil).

2:15 – 2:30 pm

Theme (Bariatric surgery): Surgical approaches and recent advances (Dr. Hasan Jalamneh; Jordan).

2:30 – 2:45 pm

Theme (War Surgery): Palestine experience in War surgery (Dr. Hani Rostom & Dr. Ashraf Obaid; Palestine).

2:45 – 3:00 pm

Theme (Vascular surgery): Bullet injury (Dr. Hytham Al-Hasan;


3:00 – 3:15 pm

Theme (Trauma): Chest trauma and evaluation. (Dr. Mohammad Daana, Jordan).

3:15 - 3:30 pm

Theme (Thoracic surgery): Thoracic surgery challenges and struggle (Dr. Riad Abdel Jalil, Jordan).

3:30- 3:45 pm

Theme (Pediatric surgery) Video presentation about pediatrics laparoscopic surgery and neonatal surgery. (Ahmed Al-sweed, Germany). 

3:45- 4:00 pm

Theme (Patient safety and quality) Never events, mortality and patient safety (Abdulqader Hammad, UK). 


Dr. Khaled Demyati, Dr. Bashar Jaber, Dr. Abdullah Howari, and Ameen Khader


Abstract session (8 abstracts)

4:15 – 5:15 pm

Five minutes presentation followed by 15 minutes discussion at the end

Abstract 1

Qutaiba Sulaiman, Iyad Maqboul, Qutaiba Sulaiman, Khaled Demyati, Alaa Rostom, Qusai Abdoh. Inferior Mesenteric Arteriovenous Malformation Presenting as Ischemic Colitis After an Acute Episode of intestinal amebiasis and Clostridium Difficile Colitis. (Palestine)

Abstract 2

Amer yassen AbuRumaila, Fahmi Jubran, Mohammad Emar, Kutaiba Qafeesha, Osama Dukmak. Case presentation gastric wall abscess. (Palestine)

Abstract 3

Ibrahim al slaibi. Global variation in postoperative mortality and complications after cancer surgery: a multicentre, prospective cohort study in 82 countries. (United Kingdom)

Abstract 4

Hana Kamal, Bijendra Patel. Informed Consent (IC) for Elective Surgical Procedures in the West-Bank/Palestine: A prospective survey of surgeons' current practice and knowledge of the best practice guidelines and an audit of the IC forms. (United Kingdom)

Abstract 5

Sabreen Madieh, Radwan Abu Karsh. Toxic Shock Syndrome after Elective Surgery: Case Presentation and brief Systematic Review of the Literature. (Palestine)

Abstract 6

Raed Hamed, Omar Abu-Zaydeh; Zaid Al Sarawan; Mohammed Maree. Ideal Management of Multiseptate Gallbladder in a Symptomatic Adult Patient: A Case Report. (Palestine)

Abstract 7

Moath Neirat. Chest Trauma. (Palestine)

Poster 1


Mohanad Alasmar, Moath Nairat. Case report: Extra-Anatomical Bypass for Repair of Adult Distal Arch Restenosis. (Palestine)

Poster 2

Raed Hamed, Jamil Sa’ada. Challenges of Management of Long Tubular Complicated Enteric Duplication: A Case Report of a Pediatric Patient. (Palestine)

Poster 3

Mohammad Ba'ara, Khaled N. R. Alshawwa, Abbas Qaddomi. The Rate of ERCP Post Lap Cholecystectomy at Al-Makassed Hospital, Retrospective analysis. (Palestine)

Poster 4

Alaa Rostom, Iyad Maqboul, Ibrahim allami, QusaiAbdoh, Nael Abu Salim, Amir Aghbar. Successful closure of persistent enterocutaneous fistula using coil embolization and fibrin glue injection in complicated Crohn’s disease: a case study. (Palestine)

Poster 5

Noor Yaseen, Maryam Haj-Yahya, Thaer Alhroob, Souad Belkebir. Surgical Site Infection post caesarean section and associated factors: a prospective cohort study, Nablus, west bank. (Palestine)

Poster 6

Iziddeen Hashlamoun. Management of axilla for Brest cancer in Palestine. (Palestine)

Poster 7

Amer A. Koni, Abdelkarim Barqawi, Aia Egbaria, Arwa Omari, Noura Abubaji, Faris Abushamma, Sa’ed H. Zyoud. The assessment of complementary and alternative medicine use among surgical pa-tients: A cross-sectional study in multiple centers from Palestine. (Palestine)

Poster 9

Essa Sweity, Aidah A. Alkaissi, Wafiq. Othman, Ahmad  Salahat. Preoperative incentive spirometry for preventing postoperative pulmonary complications in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery: A prospective, randomized con-trolled trial. (Palestine)



Residents’ championship 5:15 - 5:45 pm

Panellists: (Dr. Ahmad Dalbah, Dr.  Fahmi Jubran, Dr Raed Odeh and Dr. Asmaa Nayfi)

Students’ championship 5:45 - 6:15 pm

Panellists: (Dr. Mohammad Al Haj Hamad, Dr.  Fahmi Jubran, and Dr. Bashar Jaber)


Winners’ notification -Prize (International guests)