Saturday at the Movies

The International Society for Digestive Surgery hosts a monthly webinar series on practical digestive surgery issues, including clinical and basic science topics. These webinars feature prominent speakers and allow participants to gather the latest information on relevant topics.

Saturday at the Movies will be on monthly for a one-hour session.



Participation is FREE for members and non-members alike. Leave your contact, and you won't miss any edition of "Saturday at the Movies."

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Invited moderators and speakers

The following button links to guidelines and templates to be used for recording sessions.

Scientific Program


05 June

A. Sender Liberman


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Tonia M. Young-Fadouk


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Dieter Hahnloser


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Alessandro Fichera


Lower GI benign

Moderator: Tonia M. Young-Fadok, USA


What's with diverticular washout?

A. Sender Liberman, Canada

Primary anastomosis & diverting stoma for diverticulitis

Dieter Hahnloser, Switzerland

Management of fulminant IBD colitis / failing medical therapy as in patient

Alessandro Fichera, USA

The webinar will be available to watch at any time. Release is 05 June, 9 am CET.

08 May

Minoru Tanabe


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Matthew Walsh


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​Go Wakabayashi


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Tan To Cheung

Hong Kong SAR

HPB benign

Moderator: Matthew Walsh, USA


How to prevent bile duct injuries
Minoru Tanabe, Japan

Management of bile duct injuries diagnosed during lap chole
Go Wakabayashi, Japan

Immediate or delayed repair of bile duct injuries after lap chole
Tan To Cheung, Hong Kong SAR

The webinar will be available to watch at any time. The release is 08 May, 9 am CET.

10 April

Volha Raznitsyna Belarus

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Francisco Schlottmann Argentina

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Marco G. Patti


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Fernando A. Herbella


Esophageal motility disorders (achalasia and other named disorders)

Moderators: Francisco Schlottmann, Argentina
                       Volha Raznitsyna, Belarus

Diagnostic evaluation
Francisco Schlottmann, Argentina

Treatment of achalasia: POEM vs laparoscopic myotomy
Marco G. Patti, USA

Chicago classification 4 and other motility disorders
Fernando A. Herbella, Brazil

The webinar will be available to watch at any time. The release is 10 April, 9 am CET.

Save the date - upcoming webinars


03.07.2021   Hernia 1

07.08.2021   Gastroesophageal reflux and hiatal hernias

04.09.2021   HPB malignant

02.10.2021   Lower GI malignant

06.11.2021   Bariatric

04.12.2021   Upper GI tumor board

08.01.2022   HPB transplant

05.02.2022   Lower GI: anorectal

05.03.2022   Hernia 2