XXXVIII Annual Bioengineering School

Bressanone, 9 - 12 September, 2019


ADVANCED BIOENGINEERING METHODS, TECHNOLOGIES AND TOOLS IN SURGERY AND THERAPY

PROGRAM

Monday, Sept 9th, 2019

INTRODUCTION
14.00 School opening (E. De Momi, A. Menciassi, A. Redaelli)
14:10 Surgical planning based on computational models (A. Redaelli, L. Antiga)
14:50 Images/ patient/ robot registration and surgical navigation (E. De Momi, S. Moccia)
16:30 Micro-actuation and micro-sensing for surgical and therapeutic interventions (A. Menciassi, V. Iacovacci)
16:10 COFFEE BREAK
16:30 Towards the III millenium Medicine (M. Montorsi)
17:00 Student project activities presentation and start-up pitches



Tuesday, Sept 10th, 2019

PATIENT MODELLING AND SURGICAL SIMULATION ON VIRTUAL PATIENTS
9.00 Structural modelling tools for the design and the optimization of surgical procedures and devices (E. L. Carniel)
10:00 How and why to build a patient-specific cardiovascular model (F. Migliavacca)
10:45 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 Credibility of virtual patients (M. Viceconti)
11:45 Image-based mechanical assessment of cardiac function (G. Pedrizzetti)

12:30 LUNCH BREAK

INTRA-OPERATIVE INFORMATION AUGMENTATION AND TARGETED THERAPIES
14:00 Augmented reality minimally invasive surgery (L.T. De Paolis)
14:45 Surgical simulators and training (V. Ferrari)
15:30 COFFEE BREAK
15:45 Technologies for monitoring the effects of minimally invasive thermal therapies (E. Schena)
16:30 Multifunctional hybrid nanovectors (G. Ciofani)
17:00 Student project activities



Wednesday, Sept 11th, 2019

COMPUTER ASSISTED AND ROBOTIC SURGERY
9:00 Robotic radiotherapy and radiosurgery (G. Baroni and R. Orecchia)
10:10 Interventional radiology (M. Vendittelli and F. Maisano)
11:20 COFFEE BREAK
11:40 Tele-operated and safe surgical systems (P. Fiorini)

12:30 LUNCH BREAK

14:15 Digital fabrication technologies for surgical micro-devices (C. Stefanini)
15:00 Soft robots in surgery (M. Cianchetti)
15:45 COFFEE BREAK
16:00 AMICI DELL’UNIVERSITÀ DI PADOVA, BRESSANONE
FREUNDE DER UNIVERSITÄT PADUA, BRIXEN
Award ceremony
17:00 LECTIO MAGISTRALIS (G.Z. Yang)
Robot-assisted micro-manipulation: from ex-vivo tasks to in-vivo microsurgery
18:00 Student project activities



Thursday, Sept 12th, 2019

9:00 Start-up pitches (R. Pietrabissa)
10:15 Project idea presentation (I session)
11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:15 Project idea presentation (II session)

12:30 LUNCH BREAK

DEVICE CERTIFICATION AND CLINICAL ASSESSMENT
14:00 Medical devices regulation and assessment: new challenges for biomedical engineers (L. Pecchia)
14:45 Assessment in maxillofacial surgery (C. Sforza)
15:30 Robot-assisted post-surgery rehabilitation (L. Zollo)
16:15 Closing and idea contest award ceremony (E. De Momi, A. Menciassi, A. Redaelli)
16:30 School ends



GNB General assembly is on Thursday 12th 2019 5pm - 8pm