Martin HübnerYear of primary qualification: 2008

Current institution: University Hospital Lausanne, Switzerland

Title of presentation: Perioperative managment in colorectal surgery (Core Subject Update)

Learning objectives: Pathophysiology of the surgical stress response. Optimizing perioperative management; preparation: smoking cessation, prehabilitation; nutritional screening and perioperative nutrition; bowel preparation: sense or non-sense? Steroids

Clinical/research background


  • Consultant surgeon, Clinic for General and Visceral Surgery, Lausanne University Hospital (2012 to present)
  • Junior staff, Lausanne University Hospital (2008-2010)
  • Fellowship: Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA (2011)
  • Residency: Zurich University Hospital, Ilanz County Hospital, Lausanne University Hospital (2003-2008)

Academic Training:

  • Specialist in Visceral Surgery, Swiss Medical Association (2013)
  • Venia legendi (Privatdozent) at the University of Lausanne (2013)
  • EBSQ coloproctology (2012)
  • Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA (2011)
  • Specialist in General Surgery, Swiss Medical Association (2008)
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (2006)
  • Doctoral thesis, University of Freiburg i. Brsg., Germany (2002)
  • German medical diploma (2002)
  • Medical School, Faculty of Medicine, Hamburg, Germany (1999-2002)
  • Research Fellowship at the Institute of Physiology, University of Freiburg, Germany (1998-1999)
  • Medical School, Faculty of Medicine, Freiburg i. Brsg., Germany (1995-1999)

Current fields of clinical  practice and research:

  • Colorectal surgery
  • Enhanced recovery after surgery
  • Perioperative nutrition
  • Peritoneal carcinomatosis (CHIP, PIPAC)

Relevant peer-reviewed publications

  1. Preoperative nutritional screening by the specialist instead of the Nutritional Risk Score might prevent excess nutrition: A multivariate analysis of nutritional risk factors. Nutrition Journal  2015
  2. Use of the nutritional risk score by surgeons and nutritionists. Clin Nutr 2015 Randomized clinical trial on Epidural versus Patient-controlled Analgesia for laparoscopic colorectal surgery within an enhanced recovery. Ann Surg 2014
  3. Timing of complications and length of stay after rectal cancer surgery. J Am Coll Surg 2014 Enhanced recovery pathway for urgent colectomy. World J Surg 2014
  4. Guidelines for perioperative care after radical cystectomy for bladder cancer: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS®) society recommendations. Clin Nutr 2013
  5. Cost effectiveness of the implementation of an enhanced recovery protocol for colorectal surgery. Br J Surg 2013 Intrathecal analgesia and restrictive perioperative fluid management within enhanced recovery pathway-hemodydynamic implications.

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