07:30 - 08:45

Oral Posters - Functional and Miscellaneous

Chairs: Dimitri Christoforidis (Switzerland), Ole Helmer Sjo (Norway)

  • OP19: Fecal incontinence treated by sacral neuromodulation: world’s largest single center study - P.T.J. Janssen (The Netherlands)
  • OP20: Predictive factors of success after magnetic anal sphincter augmentation for fecal incontinence - Mia Kim (Germany)
  • OP21: An investigation into the efficacy of transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation on acupoints (Acu-TENS) for the treatment of faecal incontinence - Tony Mak (Hong Kong)
  • OP22: Chronic pain after rectal cancer treatment development and validation of a scoring system for post-surgical chronic pain - Alexander Mortensen (Denmark)
  • OP23: Intra-operative adverse events during laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy - Mostafa Shalaby (Italy)
  • OP24: Adhesive small bowel obstruction: Trends in incidence, management and outcomes over 15 years - Mohamed Abdelhalim (UK)
  • OP25: No increased risk of complications after a first episode of uncomplicated diverticulitis - Kalle Andreasson (Sweden)
  • OP26: Global variations in the outcome of emergency abdominal surgery: multicentre, international, prospective, cohort study - GlobalSurg Collaborative (UK)
  • OP27: Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEi), but not angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) are associated with ischaemic colitis - AS Ewing (UK)
  • OP28: Transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block in laparoscopic colorectal surgery: a meta-analysis - Elisabeth Hain (France)
  • OP29: Considerations for Hartmann's reversal - a multicenter study from the Israeli Hartmann's reversal group - Oded Zmora (Israel)
  • OP30: Laparoscopic lavage or colonic resection for acute perforated sigmoid diverticulitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Faisal Shaikh (Ireland)
  • OP31: Prevalence and 1-year mortality of acute kidney injury after colorectal cancer surgery: a population-based study - Charlotte Slagelse (Denmark)
  • OP32: Compression versus hand-sewn and stapled anastomosis in colorectal surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials - Alistair Slesser (UK)
  • OP33: Surveillance of duodenal polyposis in familial adenomatous polyposis: should the Spigelman score be modified? - Isabelle Sourrouille (France)

Oral Posters - Neoplasia

Chairs: Conor Shields (Ireland), Anna Lepistö (Finland)

  • OP34: A prospective cohort of metachronous cancers in a lynch population - Jeremie Lefevre (France)
  • OP35: Management of suspicious pelvic sidewall nodes in patients with rectal cancer - Victoria Banwell (UK)
  • OP36: Standardised laparoscopic colon surgery can achieve oncological outcomes comparable to open complete mesocolic excision with reduced morbidity: a 601 case multicentre experience - Nick J Battersby (UK)
  • OP37: Prevalence and characteristics of unexpected rectal cancer in bening appearing large non-pedunculated rectal polyps - Maxime Bronzwaer (The Netherlands)
  • OP38: Going 'straight to test': telephone assessment clinics can provide a more efficient way of dealing with two week wait colorectal cancer referrals - Danielle Browning (UK)
  • OP39: The depth of the tumor infiltration into the mesocolic fat is a risk factor for bad oncologic outcome after pT3 colon cancer resection - Carlos Cerdán (Spain)
  • OP40: Individualizing surgical treatment based on tumour response following neoadjuvant therapy in T4 primary rectal cancer: The experience of two European tertiary colorectal centres - Quentin Denost (France)
  • OP41: Oncological safety and evolution of intersphincteric resection over 25 years - Quentin Denost (France)
  • OP42: The effect of sphincter-preservation and radiation on long-term quality of life in low rectal cancer. A national retrospective study - Katrine Emmertsen (Denmark)
  • OP43: Greater regression of extramural venous invasion is observed on post treatment MRI at 12- weeks versus 6-weeks after completion of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy - Jessica Evans (UK)
  • OP44: Oncologic results after conventional and extraelevator abdominoperineal rectal excision. Analysis of a consecutive institutional series - Matteo Frasson (Spain)
  • OP45: How does the robotic approach manage pitfalls in rectal surgery? A European prospective, multicenter evaluation - Marcos Gómez Ruiz (Spain)
  • OP46: Adenomatous-like lesions at restaging endoscopy after chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer: candidates for a Watch-and-Wait policy? - Britt Hupkens (The Netherlands)
  • OP47: A nationwide MRI study of pelvic insufficiency fractures after preoperative radiotherapy for rectal cancer - Jesper Beck Jørgensen (Denmark)
  • OP48: Oncologic outcomes of metallic stent insertion before surgery versus immediate surgery for obstructing left-sided colorectal cancer: a multicenter comparative study using propensity score analysis - Sung Il Kang (Republic of Korea)

07:30 - 10:15

Educational: Trainee Video Session

Standardised step-by-step teaching videos

Chairs: Gabriela Möslein (Germany), Baljit Singh (UK)

  • Essential anatomy in TME - Ayhan Kuzu (Turkey)
  • Intra-operative bleeding and management during laparoscopic surgery - Dursun Bugra (Turkey)
  • Abdominal wall treatment - Neil Smart (UK)
  • To do and not to do anal sepsis - David Zimmerman (The Netherlands)
  • Pilonidal disease: Limberg flap - Lukas Marti (Switzerland)
  • High tie of the middle colic artery: open access, laparoscopic access - Klaus Weber (Germany), Amjad Parvaiz (UK)
  • Delormes procedure for rectal prolpase - Pierpaolo Sileri (Italy)
  • Stoma: do's and don'ts - Harald Rosen (Austria)
08:00 - 08:45

ESCP Guidelines Update

Chairs: Carolynne Vaizey (UK), Yves Panis (France)

  • Intestinal failure guidelines update - Carolynne Vaizey (UK)
  • Proposed haemorrhoidectomy scoring system - Stephanie Breukink (The Netherlands)
  • ECCO/ESCP surgical guidelines on Crohn’s disease - Andre D'Hoore (Belgium)
  • ESCP’s future guidelines priorities: interactive debate

08:45 - 10:15

New Trials Forum

Presentation and review of new trials in the ESCP

Chair: Dion Morton (UK)

Expert panel: André D'Hoore (Belgium), Peter Christensen (Denmark), Carolynne Vaizey (UK), Oded Zmora (Israel)

New trials presentations: four proposals reviewed by the expert panel

  • T01: STAR-TREC: can we Save the rectum by watchful waiting or TransAnal microsurgery following (chemo)Radiotherapy versus Total mesorectal excision for early Rectal Cancer? - Simon Bach (UK)
  • T02: SupPoRtive Exercise Programmes for Accelerating REcovery after major ABdominal Cancer surgery (PREPARE-ABC) - James Hernon (UK)
  • T03: Preparation with mechanical bowel cleansing or/and oral antibiotics or nothing for elective colorectal surgery Two-Two-Arm Multicentre Randomised Controlled Studies (MECCLAND –C and –R Trials) - Evaghelos Xynos (Greece)
  • T04: Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in locally advanced colon cancer- ELECLA trial - Jorge Arredondo (Spain)

Guidelines synthesis: guideline synopsis on rectal preserving treatment options - Pieter Tanis (Netherlands)

  • Announcing the ESCP cohort study for 2017 - Alaa El-Hussuna (Denmark)
  • Trial posters T05-T13 will be available nearby during this session
10:15 - 10:45

Keynote Lecture: Cytoreductive Surgery and HIPEC in Colorectal Cancer

Chair: Selman Sokmen (Turkey)

Speaker: Olivier Glehen (France)

10:45 - 11:45 Long Coffee Break/Exhibition/Posters
10:45 - 11:45 Ethicon: part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companiesEthicon Satellite Symposium: Improving function post Total Mesorectal Excision
Storz: Karl Storz - EndoskopeKarl Storz Small Hall Session: Innovative Technologies to improve safety and functional results in Colorectal Cancer (10:50- 11:15)
b braun logoB.Braun Small Hall Session: Vacuum Therapy for Anastomotic Leakage: 10 Years of Experience and New Challenges (11:20-11:45)

10:45 - 12:45

Educational: Trainee Round Table Session

For trainees only: case presentations and table discussion with experts

Chair: Dieter Hahnloser (Switzerland)

Experts: Donato Altomare (Italy), Willem Bemelman (The Netherlands), Sebastiano Biondo (Spain), Eloy Espin Basany (Spain), André D'Hoore (Belgium), Peter Kienle (Germany), Gabriela Möslein (Germany), Yves Panis (France), Mark Potter (UK), Giovanni Romano (Italy), Pierpaolo Sileri (Italy), Baljit Singh (UK), Janindra Warusavirtarne (UK), David Zimmerman (The Netherlands)

Case Presentations:

  • Fulminant toxic colitis - Feza Remzi (USA)
  • Haemorrhoidal disease - Carlo Ratto (Italy)
11:45 - 11:55

ESCP President's Address

Stefan Post - ESCP President

11:55 - 13:05

BJSThe Six Best Free PapersESCP - European Society of Coloproctology

Chairs: Stefan Post (Germany), Anna Martling (Sweden)

  • B1: Right colectomy for cancer. Results of a trans-continental prospective study including 2536 patients - ESCP 2015 Pan-European Audit Collaborative Group (UK)
  • B2: Formal surgical competence level and survival after coloncancer surgery - Mile Bergvall (Sweden)
  • B3: Results of a prospective randomised control 6 vs 12 trial: is greater tumour downstaging observed on post treatment MRI if surgery is delayed to 12-weeks versus 6-weeks after completion of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy? - Jessica Evans (UK)
  • B4: Pelvic local recurrence: surgical challenge with changing preconditions - Henrik Iversen (Sweden)
  • B5: Haemorrhoidal artery ligation versus rubber band ligation: results and economic analysis of a multicentre, randomised controlled trial - Jim Tiernan (UK)
  • B6: The presence of Irritable Bowel Syndrome predicts the severity of fecal incontinence after acute obstetric sphincter repair rather than the presence of a sphincter defect - Alexander Engel (Australia)
13:05 - 14:15 Long Lunch/Exhibition/Posters/Lunchtime Posters
13:00 - 14:15

WileyEducational: Workshop for Authors: How to Write a Paper

 A Colorectal Disease teaching session 

Chairs: Neil Mortensen (UK), Steven Wexner (USA)

  • How to write an original research paper - John Nicholls (UK)
  • How to write a systematic review - Omar Faiz (UK)
  • How to review a paper - Neil Smart (UK)
  • How to prepare and submit a video - Ronan Cahill (Ireland)
  • What the editors expect - Alexander Engel (Australia)

Supported by Colorectal Disease

13:15 - 14:15 Medtronic: Further, TogetherMedtronic Satellite Symposium: Patient Centered Care - Enhance. Expand. Optimize.
13:15 - 14:10 FrankenmanFrankenman Small Hall Session: East meets West - A shared experience on the treatment of low rectal cancer

14:15 - 15:15

European Crohn's and Colitis OrganisationESCP/ECCO Symposium: What's New in IBD?

Chair: Tom Øresland (Norway), Steven Wexner (USA)

  • TAMIS pouch surgery: a new paradigm? - Janindra Warusavitarne (UK)
  • Irritable pouch syndrome, cuffitis and pouchitis: what to do - Ailsa Hart (UK)
  • Surgical causes and (TAMIS) solutions for pouch dysfunction - Willem Bemelman (The Netherlands)

An ESCP session developed in collaboration with S-ECCO

European Association for Endoscopic SurgeryESCP/EAES Symposium: Minimally Invasive Procedures for Rectal Prolapse

Chairs: Eduardo Targarona (Spain), Roberto Bergamaschi (USA)

  • Overview on functional outcome and recurrence - Alexander Engel (Australia)
  • Laparoscopic/robotic ventral approach - André D'Hoore (Belgium)
  • Posterior approach - Eduardo Targarona (Spain)

A jointly organised EAES/ESCP session

15:15 - 15:45

International Travelling Fellow Free Papers

Chairs: Emmanuel Tiret (France), Claudio Wainstein (Chile)

  • ASCRS Visiting Fellow: Simvastatin enhances radiation sensitivity of colorectal cancer cells by targeting the EGFR-RAS-ERK axis - Matt Kalady (USA)
  • JSCP Visiting Fellow: Oncological outcomes of laparoscopic total mesorectal excision with extended lateral pelvic lymph node dissection for advanced lower rectal cancer after preoperative chemoradiotherapy - Takashi Akiyoshi (Japan)
  • KSCP Visiting Fellow: Selective lateral pelvic lymph node dissection: a comparative study of the robotic versus laparoscopic approach - Hye Jin Kim (Korea)
15:45 - 16:15 Coffee Break/Exhibition/Posters/Lunchtime Posters
15:45 - 16:15 Medtronic: Further TogetherMedtronic Small Hall Session: Mini-invasive Colorectal Surgery: Clinical Outcome Enhancement vs Open approach
15:45 - 17:00

Educational: Interactive Trainee Workshop

Chair: David Zimmerman (The Netherlands)

  • Internal rectal prolapse - Pierpaolo Sileri (Italy)
  • Malignant polyps: colorectal - Mark Potter (UK)
  • Colorectal trauma - Hugh Gallagher (UK)

BJSKeynote Lecture: Surgical Management of Intestinal Failure

Chair: Yves Panis (France)

Speaker: Iain Anderson (UK)

Supported by a grant from the British Journal of Surgery

16:45 - 17:45

Free Papers (Neoplasia)

Chairs: Dursun Bugra (Turkey), Gunnar Baatrup (Denmark)

  • F25: Who is the ideal patient to be safely discharged after three days within an enhanced recovery surgery (ERAS) protocol - Jimmy Ng (UK)
  • F26: Quality of life in the randomized trial EASY - early closure of a temporary ileostomy after rectal resection for cancer - Jennifer Park (Sweden)
  • F27: Does time from primary colorectal cancer resection to recurrence affect survival after cytoreductive surgery and heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy for colorectal peritoneal metastases? - Abhilasha Patel (UK)
  • F28: Health related quality of life three years after abdominoperineal excision for rectal Cancer - Anna Ledebo (Sweden)
  • F29: Laparoscopic modified mesocolic excision with central vascular ligation in right-sided colon cancer shows better oncologic outcomes compared with the open approach - Jung Kyong Shin (Republic of Korea)
  • F30: Chemoradiation followed by organ-sparing transanal endoscopic microsurgery for distal rectal cancer: long term results of the CARTS study - R.C.H. Stijns (The Netherlands)

Free Papers (Randomised Clinical Trials)

Chair: Oded Zmora (Israel)

Co-chairs: Thomas Pinkney (UK), Søren Laurberg (Denmark)

  • F31: The ACCURE-UK trial: the effect of appendectomy on the clinical course of ulcerative colitis - a randomised feasibility trial - Dmitri Nepogodiev (UK)
  • F32: Transanal versus abdominal low rectal dissection for rectal cancer: long term results of the Bordeaux’ randomized trial - Quentin Denost (France)
  • F33: Is there a difference in surgical morbidity and mortality when surgery is delayed to 12-weeks versus 6-weeks post neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced rectal cancer? - Jessica Evans (UK)
  • F34: Early closure of a temporary ileostomy in patients with rectal cancer: a multicenter randomized controlled trial - Jennifer Park (Sweden)
  • F35: Complete Mesocolic Excision vs. standard right hemicolectomy Trial (COMET) - Nathan Curtis (UK)
  • F36: Randomised multicenter trial on the usefulness of intraoperative angiography with indocyanine green to assess anastomosis perfusion in patients who undergo laparoscopic rectal resection or left colectomy - Maggiore Riccardo (Italy)
Ethicon: part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companiesEthicon Satellite Symposium: Novel strategies for anastomotic leakage prevention in colorectal surgery
17:45 - 18:15

Keynote Lecture: Multidisciplinary Management of Perianal Crohn's Disease

Chair: Zoran Krivokapic (Serbia)

WileySpeaker: André D'Hoore (Belgium)

Supported by Colorectal Disease

18:15 - 18:55 ESCP Annual General Meeting
20:00 ESCP Conference Dinner at Osteria del Treno




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