07:45 - 08:45

Free Papers - Neoplasia

Chairs: Jean van der Stadt (Belgium), Gabriel Dimofte (Romania)

  • F25: Long-term outcome of organ-saving treatment for clinical complete and good responders after chemoradiation for rectal cancer - Milou Martens (The Netherlands)
  • F26: High lymph node yield improves nodal staging and survival in rectal cancer results from at nationwide cohort study - Jakob Lykke (Denmark)
  • F27: No benefit of extended mesenteric resection in right-sided colon cancer - Fredrik Olofsson (Sweden)
  • F28: Tumour regression grade on MRI is better than clinical criteria in identifying patients with rectal cancer with complete clinical response post-neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy - Jemma Bhoday (UK)
  • F29: Endoscopic transanal or laparoscopic transabdominal mesorectal excision for low rectal cancer: a single institutional case control study - Bernard Lelong (France)
  • F30: Poorer survivals for fast track patients compared to standard referral pathways - Muhammad Imran Aslam (UK)

Hall 115

Free Papers - IBD

Chairs: Hartwig Kørner (Norway), Niels Wijffels (Netherlands)

  • F31: The evolving role of surveillance colonoscopy and anti-TNF usage after ileocolectomy in Crohn’s disease (CD) patients - Tara Connelly (USA)
  • F32: The combined use of anti-TNF and surgical therapy for Crohn’s perianal fistulas: a systematic review and meta-anaysis - Nuha Yassin (UK)
  • F33: What is the likelihood of colorectal cancer when surgery for ulcerative colitis associated dysplasia is deferred? - Jamie Murphy (USA)
  • F34: What is the relevance of microscopic inflammation at margin in smokers with Crohn’s disease? - Liliana Bordeianou (USA)
  • F35: Overweight impairs short-term outcomes after laparoscopic surgery for inflammatory bowel disease. A comparative analysis in 639 consecutive patients - Mathilde Couturier (France)
  • F36: Minimal invasive proctocolectomy and ileal pouch-anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis: NOSE and hybrid NOTES procedures - Marta Tasende (Spain)

Hall 114

08:45 - 09:45

Symposium: Non IBD colitis

Chairs: João Pimentel (Portugal), Zilvinas Saladzinskas (Lithuania)

  • Ischaemic colitis - Zoran Krivokapic (Serbia)
  • Microscopic coliti - Najib Haboubi (UK)
  • Infective colitis - Dursun Bugra (Turkey)
 Hall 115

09:45 - 10:00

Honorary Member Awards

Presented by Ronan O’Connell, ESCP President

Hall 115

10:00 - 10:30

Keynote Lecture: Timing of surgery in Crohn’s disease

Chair: John Nicholls (UK)

Speaker: Feza Remzi (USA)

Hall 115

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break, Exhibition and Posters

Includes Lunchtime and Oral Posters, all other posters are available in Hall 112 on level P1

Exhibition Hall

Ethicon: part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companiesEthicon presentation: How to address colo-anal anastomoses (10:35 - 11:00)

Small Hall

10:45 - 11:45

Coviden: positive results for lifeCovidien Satellite Symposium: Innovative colorectal surgical solutions

Hall 114

11:00 - 11:45

Oral Posters - Proctology

Chairs: Aldo Infantino (Italy), Ints Brunenieks (Latvia)

  • OP43: Surgical anatomy of recto-urogenital septum revisited - Dragomir Dardanov (Bulgaria)
  • OP44: Three dimensional endoanal ultrasound (3D-EAUS) for the diagnosis of perianal fistulas - María Díaz-Tobarra (Spain)
  • OP45: Colorectal specialist nurse for benign disease: outcomes of a telephone follow up clinic and patient satisfaction - Thomas Goldsmith (UK)
  • OP46: Anorectal fistula closure with the OTSC proctology: prospective pilot study - Ruediger Prosst (Germany)
  • OP47: Haemorrhoid treatment using the ultroid direct current method: results for the first 100 patients treated in the UK - Mark Hudson-Peacock (UK)
  • OP48: Dopler guided hemorrhoidal artery ligation: long-term results of 7-year follow-up - Ibrahim Yilmaz (Turkey)
  • OP49: Transanal advancement flap repair versus ligation of the intersphincteric fistula tract: systematic review and meta-analysis of fistula healing and postoperative fecal continence - Robbert van Onkelen (The Netherlands)
  • OP50: Stapled hemorrhoidopexy - successful results from case series of 3000 patients treated at a single center in India - Ashwin Porwal (India)
  • OP51: Is the inter sphincter fistula tract ligation (LIFT) useful technique in the treatment of recurrence fistulas? - Alessandro Garcea (Spain)

Hall 115 

Oral Posters - Miscellaneous and Neoplasia

Chairs: Dimitrios Christoforidis (Switzerland), Zuzana Serclova (Czech Republic)

  • OP52: Long-term follow-up of 403 lung transplant recipients supports conservative treatment of uncomplicated diverticulitis - Diana Vetter (Switzerland)
  • OP53: Is innovation in surgery less than ideal? a case study of laparoendoscopic approaches to colonic polyps - Andrew Currie (UK)
  • OP54: In vitro and in vivo assessment of zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnO) Loaded polylactide (PLA) films against Intra-abdominal adhesions - Hasan Hakan Erem (Turkey)
  • OP55: A novel, efficient treatment strategy to restore the water and electrolyte balance post-colectomy: results from a placebo-controlled randomised cross-over trial - Sreelakshmi Mallappa (UK)
  • OP56: Percutaneous image guided drainage of intra-abdominal and deep pelvic collections in colo-rectal surgical patients - Kelsey Watt (UK)
  • OP57: Colorectal tissue engineering, a chitosan scaffold cellularized in pig model - Quentin Denost (France)
  • OP58: Risk factors for anastomotic leak and postoperative outcome after elective right colectomy for cancer: results of a national, prospective, observational study including 1102 patients - Matteo Frasson (Spain)
  • OP59: Selection of patients with colorectal peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) for radical surgery (CRS) and peritoneal chemohyperthermia (HIPEC). Protocol of inclusion and results of the Peritoneal Carcinomatosis Programme of Catalonia (Spain): 200 consecutive patients - Isabel Ramos Bernado (Spain)
  • OP60: Perineal morbidity and quality of life after APE for rectal cancer: data from a registry-based national cohort study - Dan Asplund (Sweden)

Hall 113

11:45 - 12:45

Symposium: Multimodal approach to metastatic colorectal cancer

Chairs: Giovanni Romano (Italy), Petr Tsarkov (Russia)

Hall 115

12:45 - 14:10

Lunch and Exhibition

Includes Lunchtime and Oral Posters, all other posters are available in Hall 112 on level P1

Exhibition Hall


Lunchtime Poster session

Ethicon: part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companiesEthicon presentation: Potential oncological advantages of laparoscopic colorectal surgery (13:45 - 14:10)

Small Hall

14:10 - 15:40

Consultants’ Corner

Facilitators: Sebastiano Biondo (Spain), Søren Laurberg (Denmark)

Panel: Sergey Achkasov (Russia), Stanley Goldberg (USA), Terry Hicks (USA), Charles Knowles (UK), Thomas Schiedeck (Germany)


15:40 - 16:00

Lunchtime Poster + Six Best Awards + ESBQ Exam Presentations



Closing Ceremony

ESCP Affiliates