07:45 - 12:45

Workshop: Anorectal and pelvic ultrasound course (hall 1b)bk medicalSupported by BK Medical.

Course directors: Anders Mellgren (USA), Giulio Santoro (Italy),

10:00 - 12:30 applied medicalSymposium and workshop: The Future of Transanal Surgery: TAMIS and Beyond (press centre, level 2)
Workshop arranged by Applied Medical.

10:45- 12:45

Educational Workshop (parallel auditorium)

Chairs: Klaus Matzel (Germany), John Nicholls (UK)

  • Tailored abdominoperineal resection for rectal cancer - Anna Martling (Sweden)
  • New techniques for perianal fistula - Eloy Espin Basany (Spain)
  • Functional perineal pain - Pasquale Giordano (UK)
  • Follow up in colorectal cancer - Mehmet Ayhan Kuzu (Turkey)
  • Prevention and complications of ileopouch anal anastomosis - Yves Panis (France)

12:45- 13:10

Official Opening (main auditorium)

Søren Laurberg (President), Peter Dawson (Secretary), Donato Altomare (Programme Committee Chairman)

13:10 - 15:15

Video Surgery (main auditorium)

Chairs: Miklos Kassai (Hungary), Ronan O'Connell (Ireland)

  • V01: Surgical anatomy of posterior approach for retrorectal tumors - Juan Garcia Armengol (Spain)
  • V02: A Modular Training Model for Laparoscopic Ventral Mesh Rectopexy - Michael Lamparelli (UK)
  • V03: Laparoscopic splenic flexure mobilisation in the right lateral position - Euan Macdonald (UK)
  • V04: Ligation of intersphincteric fistula tract - Jack Broadhurst (UK)
  • V05: Laparoscopic parastomal hernia repair: the modified Sugarbaker technique - Frederic Ris (Switzerland)
  • V06: Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery for retrorectal and stromal tumors - Silvia Cornaglia (Italy)
  • V07: Sacral Chordoma with mesorectum infiltration treated with extra-levator-abdominoperineal excision and extended sacrectomy followed by vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneus flap reconstruction - Matteo Frasson (Spain)
  • V08: Ileal Nipple Valve after right colectomy - Maria Teresa Garci Martinez (Spain)
  • V09: Transanal correction of a recto-vesical fistula using a novel single port method - Joris Erdmann (The Netherlands)
  • V10: Enbloc LAR + hystero-salpingo-oophorectomy with transvaginal specimen removal - Aras Emre Canda (Turkey)

13:10 - 15:15

Clinical Trials Update (parallel auditorium)

Chair: Dion Morton (UK)

Panel: André D'Hoore (Belgium), Donato Altomare (Italy), Carolynne Vaizey (UK)

  • Presentation and review of new trials in the ESCP:
    • T1: RCT MOSTIC “magnetic anal sphincter vs sacral nerve stimulation” for faecal incontinence - Paul-Antoine Lehur (France)
    • T2: Next Generation intraoperative Lymph node staging for Stratified colon cancer surgery (GLiSten) - Gemma Gossedge (UK)
    • T3: Validation of a pouch dysfunction score - Soren Brandsborg (Denmark)
    • T4: Prospective Multicenter Randomized Trial on two-stage Turnbull-Cutait coloanal anastomosis versus handsewn coloanal anastomosis with protective ileostomy for low rectal cancer - Thomas Golda (Spain)
    • T5: GRECCAR 8 : Impact on survival of the primary tumor resection in rectal cancer with unresectable metastasis : a randomized multicentre study - Eddy Cotte (France)
  • Developing surgical trials: the British experience - Tom Pinkney (UK)
  • Report from new Guidelines sub-committee: What evidence is required for managing diverticular disease? - Willem Bemelman (The Netherlands)
    15:15 - 15:45

    Keynote Lecture: Colon cancer stem cells: Clinical and therapeutic implications (main auditorium)

    Chair: Aldo Infantino (Italy)

    Speaker: Giorgio Stassi (Italy)

    Supported by a grant from the British Journal of Surgerybjs

    15:45 - 16:45

    Workshop for Authors: How to write a paper (hall 1b)

    Supported by Colorectal Disease wiley blackwell

    15:45 - 16:45 Ethicon Satellite Symposium: Total mesorectal excision: from optimising technical aspects to minimising pitfalls (parallel auditorium) Ethicon: part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies

    16:45 - 17:15

    Oral Posters (main auditorium)

    Chairs: Alexander Herold (Germany), Viorel Scripcariu (Romania)

    • OP01: Survival after resection of colorectal cancer based on anatomical segment of involvement - Aneel Bhangu (Royal Marsden Hospital, UK)
    • OP02: Right colon cancer: Left behind - Pascal Gervaz (Clinique la Colline, Switzerland)
    • OP03: Fat clearance technique significantly increases the lymph node yield following resection for colorectal cancer - Hannah Wilson (Hull York Medical School, UK)
    • OP04: The role of Epithelial Mesenchymal Transition and resistance to neoadjuvant therapy in locally advanced rectal cancer - Aneel Bhangu (Imperial College London, UK)
    • OP05: Completion surgery following Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery; assessment of quality, short- and long-term outcomes - Roel Hompes (Department of Colorectal Surgery, Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford, UK and on behalf of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) Collaboration)
    • OP06: Circumferential resection margin prediction by MRI for rectal cancers post-radiotherapy: new data and a review of the literature - Peter Dawson (Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, UK)

    Oral Posters (parallel auditorium)

    Chairs: Arto Rantala (Finland), Julius Orhalmi (Czech Republic)

    • OP07: Pre-operative chemoradiation versus radiation for non-metastatic locally advanced rectal cancer; a systematic review and meta-analysis - Kathryn McCarthy (North Bristol NHS Trust, UK)
    • OP08: Synchronous liver and bowel resections for synchronous colorectal cancer have better prognosis if regional lymph nodes have been cleared from tumour: potential implications for post-operative chemotherapy strategy - Katie Adams (Department of Colorectal Surgery, King's College Hospital, UK)
    • OP09: The intelligent knife: near real time characterisation of colorectal cancer using rapid evaporative ionisation mass spectrometry (REIMS) - Laura J Muirhead (Imperial College, UK)
    • OP10: A colo-anal anastomosis for an adenocarcinoma within 3cm of the anal verge is associated with a high leak rate: experience from the MERCURY II Low Rectal Cancer Study - Nick Battersby (Pelican Cancer Foundation, UK)
    • OP11: Lymph node harvest and n-status in rectal cancer after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy. Results from a nationwide cohort study - Jakob Lykke (Department of Surgery, Roskilde Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
    • OP12: Decision-making in resection of splenic flexure cancers; left or extended right colectomy performed after intraoperative dye-injection lymphangiogram - W. Kyle Mitchell (Royal Derby Hospital, UK and University of Nottingham School of Graduate Entry Medicine and Health, UK)

    17:15 - 17:30

    ESCP Fellowships Update (main auditorium)

    17:30 - 18:30

    Symposium: Pelvic surgery for advanced and recurrent rectal cancer - where is the limit? (main auditorium)

    Chairs: Petr Tsarkov (Russia), Béla Teleky (Austria)

    18:30 - 19:30 Covidien Satellite Symposium: Improving patients' surgical and post-operative outcomes in colorectal procedures (main auditorium)Covidien: positive results for life

    19:00 - 21:30

    Welcome drinks and buffet supper

    ESCP Affiliates