09:00 - 10:30

Free Papers (main auditorium)

Chairs: Daniel Dindo (Switzerland), Marko Doko (Croatia)

  • F19 Primary anastomosis vs. Hartmann for perforated diverticulitis: a randomized controlled trial - Antonio Amato (Italy)
  • F20 Minimal Access colorectal surgery is associated with fewer subsequent adhesion-related admissions and operations than the conventional approach - Elaine M Burns (UK)
  • F21 The impact of Enhanced Recovery on the requirement for post-operative radiological imaging - Jennifer Lane (UK)
  • F22 Laparoscopic lavage versus alternative surgical options for peritonitis due to perforated diverticulitis: A population analysis - Ailín Rogers (Ireland)
  • F23 an anatomical study of denonvilliers’ fascia in relation of surgical planes during anterior dissection of the rectum - Juan García-Armengol (Spain)
  • F24 Prospective, randomized study on the use of mesh in prevention of para-stomal hernia in laparoscopic surgery - Eloy Espin (Spain)
  • F25 A Score for Predicting Surgical Site Infection after Colorectal Surgery - Pascal Gervaz (Switzerland)
  • F26 Development of a stoma-related Fatwah to aid Muslim colorectal patients: a British approach - Fareed Iqbal (UK)
  • F27 Better fertility preservation after laparoscopic restorative proctocolectomy: a cross-sectional study - Sanne Bartels (The Netherlands)

Free Papers (parallel auditorium)

Chairs: Omer Alabaz (Turkey), Aligamanta Tamelis (Lithuania)

  • F28 LigaSure Precise Triad Haemorroidectomy: Randomized study - Xavier Delgadillo (Switzerland)
  • F29 Sacral Nerve Stimulation at 50% of sensory threshold does not compromise treatment efficacy - Results of a randomized-double-blind cross-over-study - Jakob Duelund-Jakobsen (Denmark)
  • F30 A randomized, controlled study of biofeedback and anal injections for treatment of anal incontinence: results after two years - Trond Dehli (Norway)
  • F31 Effects of a tissue sealing-cutting device versus monopolar electrocautery on early pilonidal wound healing: A prospective randomized controlled trial - Alper Parlakgumus (Turkey)
  • F32 How should we manage oral anticoagulants for ano-rectal surgery? - Pigot Francois (France)
  • F33 Hemorrhoidal artery ligation procedure with or without Doppler transducer in grade II and III hemorrhoidal disease. A blinded randomized clinical trial - Jaap-Peter Schuurman (The Netherlands)
  • F34 The evolution of daycare surgery for fissures, fistulae and hemorrhoids - Marieke Witvliet (The Netherlands)
  • F35 Anatomical dissection studies highlight areas of risk for nerve injury even in extra-levator abdominoperineal excision - Sigmar Stelzner (Germany)
  • F36 Malignancy after Ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) in patients with Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) - Hans H. Wasmuth (Norway)
10:30 - 11:00


11:00 - 11:30

ASCRS Keynote Lecture: Symptom scoring and outcome measurement in colorectal surgery

Speaker: Steven Wexner (USA)

Chair: Freddy Penninckx (Belgium)

11:30 - 13:00

Consultant's Corner

Convenors: Alon Pikarsky (Israel), Najib Haboubi (UK), John Hyland (Ireland)

Panel: Steven Wexner (USA), Rodrigo Perez (Brazil), Dieter Hahnloser (Switzerland), Giovanni Romano (Italy), Søren Laurberg (Denmark), Fumio Konishi (Japan)

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch/Exhibition/Posters

Lunchtime Poster Session
Panel review of 45 of the best 90 posters

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14:00 - 15:00

Oral Posters (main auditorium)

Chairs: Matti Kairuluoma (Finland), Julius Orhalmi (Czech Republic)

  • OP1 Local control in rectal cancer reduces distant metastases - Tor E. Bernstein (Norway)
  • OP2 Colorectal cancer: when should patient’s short life expectancy contraindicate palliative surgical resection? - Davide Di Mauro (Italy)
  • OP3 UK National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme: asymptomatic screening or ‘straight to test’ for symptomatic patients? - Jamie Murphy (UK)
  • OP4 MRI based indication for neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy of rectal cancer. Interim results of a prospective multicentric observation study (OCUM) - Reinhard Ruppert (Germany)
  • OP5 Expression of YKL-40 is related to the presence of nodal metastases and poor outcome in anal carcinomas - Massimiliano Mistrangelo (Italy)
  • OP6 Assessment of the clinical value of 64 slice FDG PETCT in the pre-operative managment of colorectal liver metastases - Benjamin Stubbs (UK)
  • OP7 Assessment for frailty is useful for predicting morbidity in elderly patients undergoing colorectal cancer resection whose co-morbidities are already optimized - Kok-Yang Tan (Singapore)
  • OP8 A systematic review of pre-operative C-reactive protein as a prognostic marker in colorectal carcinoma - Jonathan Wild (UK)
  • OP9 What is the incidence of metastatic lymph node involvement after significant pathologic response of primary tumor following neoadjuvant treatment for locally advanced rectal cancer? - Jeremie Lefevre (France)
  • OP10 Short and long term impact of body mass index on laparoscopic rectal cancer surgery - Quentin Denost (France)
  • OP11 Single port laparoscopic surgery for colorectal resection: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Léon Maggiori (France)
  • OP12 Reduced mortality and morbidity in patients selected for laparoscopic colorectal resection in England: a population based study - Ravikrishna Mamidanna (UK)

Oral Posters (parallel auditorium)

Chairs: Jaoa Pimentel (Portugal), Marc Duinslaeger (Belgium)

  • OP13 Systematic review of the learning curve in laparoscopic and robotic-assisted colorectal surgery - Jenifer Barrie (UK)
  • OP14 Early prediction of adverse events in Enhanced Recovery based upon the host systemic inflammatory response - Jennifer Lane (UK)
  • OP15 Risk of small bowel obstruction after TME: laparoscopic vs. open surgery - Christophe Laurent (France)
  • OP16 Perirenal Fat as a Predictor of Outcome in Colorectal Surgery - Minoa Jung (Switzerland)
  • OP17 Redo coloanal anastomosis after failed previous surgery. Results of a retrospective study of 66 patients - Jeremie Lefevre (France)
  • OP18 A meta-analysis comparing tacker mesh fixation with suture mesh fixation in laparoscopic incisional and ventral hernia repair - Umesh Parampalli (UK)
  • OP19 Single layer versus double layer suture anastomosis of the gastrointestinal tract: a systematic review - Umesh Parampalli (UK)
  • OP20 Prophylatic mesh plication of permanent stomas at index laparotomy for colorectal cancer; radiological outcomes and complications - Nicholas Ventham (UK)
  • OP21 Could postoperative morbidity be predicted by a systematic CT Scan at day 5? A prospective study in 78 patients undergoing laparoscopic colorectal resection - Mathilde Wagner (France)
  • OP22 Validation of NiTi Shape Memory ColonRing™ in colonic anastomosis for curative anterior resection : prospective, non-comparative, single center study - Jung-A Yun (Republic of Korea)
  • OP23 'Free air' is not an indication for emergency surgery in haemodynamically stable patients presenting with acute diverticulitis: re-thinking the approach based on CT findings - Renato Costi (France)
  • OP24 Laser Haemorrhoidectomy: A novel way of effective and ambulatory Haemorrhoidectomy - Manish Khandelwal (UK)
15:00 - 15:30

Keynote Lecture: Risk of malignancy in IBD (incidence, diagnosis, prevention)

Speaker: Laurent Beaugerie (France)

Chair: Yehiel Ziv (Israel)

This award is supported by the British Journal of Surgery

15:30 - 15:32

Award of best lunchtime poster

15:32 - 16:00


16:00 - 17:00

Symposium: Treatment of newly diagnosed terminal ileitis

Chairs: Gianluca Sampietro (Italy), Najib Haboubi (UK)

  • Medical treatment: does it prevent or postpone surgery? - Geert D’Haens (Belgium/The Netherlands)
  • Surgical treatment - Willem Bemelman (The Netherlands)
  • Is MDT the answer? - Al Windsor (UK)
17:00 - 18:00

Symposium: Laparoscopic colorectal resection: reality check

Chairs: Zoran Krivokapic (Serbia), Mike Parker (UK)

  • Eastern Europe: Hungarian experience - Attila Bursics (Hungary)
  • Technical difficulties and qualification of laparoscopic colorectal skill: Japanese experience - Fumio Konishi (Japan)
  • Western Europe: French experience - Eric Rullier (France)
  • The US experience - Steven Wexner (USA)
19.30 Meal Out at Tivoli Gardens
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