07:35 - 08:35
Parallel Hall 2

Free Papers: Neoplasia and Proctology

Chair:  Tom Øresland (Norway), Monica Millan (Spain)

  • F40: MRI based low rectal cancer mangement results in improved oncological outcomes: long-term results of the MERCURY II trial - Mit Dattani (United Kingdom)
  • F41: Changing pattern of surgical management of haemorrhoids. An Italian survey on over 32000 patients - Arcangelo Picciariello (Italy)
  • F42: Inpatient Hemorrhoids: trends and outcomes from the healthcare cost and utilization project National Inpatient Sample (NIS) - Kathryn Schlosser (USA)
  • F43: Results of using the modified FiLaC technology in patients with trans- and extrasphincteric anal fistulas - Alexander Khitaryan (Russia)
  • F44: Long-term (94-138 months) follow-up of anal fistula plug for treatment of high trans-sphincteric fistulas - Ursula Aho Fält (Sweden)
  • F45: Impact of office-based surgery for hemorrhoids on clinical outcomes and institutional costs: a prospective controlled study - Simona Ascanelli (Italy)
07:35 - 08:35
Small Hall 1

Free Papers: Randomised Clinical Trials

Chair: Anna Martling (Sweden), Dion Morton (UK)

  • F46: J-pouch vs side-to-end vs end-to-end colorectal anastomoses after total mesorectal excision for rectal carcinoma: a prospective randomized trial - Arsen Rasulov (Russian Federation)
  • F47: The LAPLAP study: a double-blinded randomised controlled trial assessing post-operative recovery using intraperitoneal local anaesthetic in laparoscopic colorectal surgery - Bree Stephensen (Australia)
  • F48: Multicenter randomized controlled trial of trans-anal reinforcement of low rectal anastomosis versus protective ileostomy in the prevention of anastomotic leak after rectal cancer surgery. (Less Sto.Re.S trial) - Donato Francesco Altomare (Italy)
  • F49: What is the optimal timing of rectal cancer surgery after short course radiotherapy? - Johan Erlandsson (Sweden)
  • F50: The NICE FIT study - Nigel D'Souza (UK)
  • F51: The PRESERVE Trial - Annabel Shaw 
07:35 - 08:35
Gailieni 1/2

Free Papers: Student

Chair: Dieter Hahnloser (Switzerland), Des Winter (Ireland)

  • F52: Implementation and evaluation of a screening and treatment protocol for the low anterior resection syndrome - Joost van der Heijden (The Netherlands)
  • F53: Urinary dysfunction in patients with rectal cancer: a prospective cohort study - Louise Karlsson (Sweden)
  • F54: Implementing an operating room black box and structured team debriefing to improve team performance and surgical safety - Anne Sophie van Dalen (The Netherlands)
  • F55: What’s the best option between primary diverting stoma and endoscopic stent as a bridge to surgery in curative intent for left colonic malignant obstruction? - Diane Mege (France)
  • F56: How effective is CEA follow up in detecting colorectal cancer disease relapse: a retrospective analysis - Aaron Carlisle (UK)
  • F57: Complete pathologic response in patients undergoing neoadjuvant treatment for locally advanced rectal cancer: assessment of predictors and operative outcomes - Erman Aytaç(Turkey)
07:35 - 08:35

Symposium: Faecal incontinence

Chairs: Peter Christensen (Denmark), Ethem Gecim (Turkey)

  • Practical faecal incontinence assessment - Lilli Lundby (Denmark)
  • Treatment algorithms - Klaus Matzel (Germany)
  • Patient-centred outcome measures - Carolynne Vaizey (UK)
07:35 - 08:35

Educational: New Technologies/ICG Fluorescence

Chairs: Edgar Furnee (The Netherlands), Baljit Singh (UK)

  • Basics, rational, technique - Ronan Cahill (Ireland)
  • Assessment of colorectal anastomotic perfusion - Frederic Ris (Switzerland)
  • Identification of sentinel lymph node and ureter in colorectal surgery - Denise Hilling (The Netherlands)
  • Questions and discussion - all speakers
  • Summary and conclusion remarks - Jasper Stijns (The Netherlands)
08:40 - 09:10

Keynote Lecture: Big data in surgical practice - the new gold standard?

Chair: Emmanuel Tiret (France)

Speaker: Johan Askling (Sweden)

09:10 - 09:45 Long Coffee Break/Exhibition/Posters
09:20 - 09:45 Small Hall Session
09:45 - 10:00

ESCP Honorary Member Awards

Chairs: Ethem Gecim (Turkey), Emmanuel Tiret (France)

This year, ESCP is delighted to award honorary memberships to: 

Bill Heald (UK)  with an introduction by Anna Martling (Sweden) 

Giovanni Romano (Italy) with an introduction by John Nicholls (UK)

10:00 - 10:05

ESCP Awards

ESCP Best Paper, Best Welcome Poster, Best Surgical Video presentation and Best New Trial Presentation Awards

10:10 - 11:30

Symposium: Watch and Wait for Rectal Cancer

Chairs: Geerard Beets (The Netherlands), Quentin Denost (France)

  • Planned strategy or unexpected surprise? - Nuno Figueiredo (Portugal)
  • How to increase complete response rates? - Rob Glynne-Jones (UK)
  • Strategies for and outcomes of salvage surgery - Andrew Renehan (UK)
10:10 - 11:30

Trials Methodology Symposium 

Chair: Charles Knowles (UK)

  • Alternatives to RCTs in surgical research - Peer Wille-Jorgensen (Denmark)
  • Trials within Cohorts (TwiCs) - Claire Relton (UK)
  • Complex methodology for efficient RCTs - Thomas Pinkney (UK)
11:30 - 12:30 Brunch
12:00 - 12:25 Small Hall Session
11:35 - 12:30

Educational: 20 years EBSQ Coloproctology (boxed lunch available)

Chair: Janindra Warusavitarne (UK), David Zimmerman (The Netherlands)

  • History - Klaus Matzel (Germany)
  • Analysis - Hugo Taixeira (Switzerland)
  • Mock examination - Dieter Hahnloser (Switzerland)
12:30 - 13:00

Keynote: Strategies to reduce superficial surgical site infection

Chair: Samson Tou (UK)

Speaker: Marja Boermeester (The Netherlands)

13:05 - 13:35

Keynote: Back to the future: standard haemorrhoidectomy or newer techniques?

Chair: Paola De Nardi (Italy) Adam Dziki (Poland)

Speaker: Steven Brown (UK)

13:35 - 14:35

Symposium: Focus on the Abdominal Wall

Chairs: Rhiannon Harries (UK), Zoran Krivokapic (Serbia)

  • Optimal closure techniques (lap and open) - David A. Margolin (USA)
  • Parastomal hernia, prevention and management - Neil Smart (UK)
  • The difficult incisional hernia - Julia Hardt (Germany)
13:35 - 14:35

Educational: Debate Ileocecal Crohn's: Strictureplasty vs. Resection?

Chairs: Willem Bemelman (The Netherlands), Omar Faiz (UK)

  • Pro: Stricturoplasty - Janindra Warusavitarne (UK)
  • Pro: Ileocecal resection - Andre D'hoore (Belgium)
 14:35 - 14:40

Closing ceremony

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