09:00 - 10:00

Symposium: Tips, Tricks and Error Traps

Chairs: Beatriz Martin-Perez (Spain), Des Winter (Ireland)

  • Benign disease - Steven Wexner (USA)
  • Primary rectal cancer - Bill Heald (UK)
  • Recurrent rectal cancer - Michael Solomon (Australia)

09:00 -11:00

Educational: Core Subject Update

Chairs: Pierpaolo Sileri (Italy), Samson Tou (UK)

  • Volvulus - Marja Boermeester (The Netherlands)
  • Endometriosis - Luigi Boni (Italy)
  • Management of acute lower GI bleeding - Omar Faiz (UK)
  • Sinus pilonidalis - Edgar Furnée (The Netherlands)
  • Treatment of rectal polyps and T1 rectal cancers - Roel Hompes (The Netherlands)
10:00 - 11:00

EHTG/ESCP Symposium: Hereditary Colorectal Cancer

Chairs: Gabriela Möslein (Germany), Evangelos Xynos (Greece)

  • MSI, HNPCC, Lynch syndrome and immunotherapy including vaccine: an update - Matthias Kloor (Germany)
  • The role of epigenetic factors - John Burn (UK)
  • Clinical aspects: from phenotype to genotype and back - Toni Seppälä (Finland)

A jointly organised EHTG/ESCP session

11:00 - 13:15

Young ESCP Meeting

Young-ESCP in the heart of the society

Chairs: Gabriela Möslein (Germany), Willem Bemelman (The Netherlands)

  • Introduction by Matteo Frasson (Spain)
  • Communication: Gianluca Pellino (Spain)
  • Research: Antonio Sampaio Soares (Portugal)
  • Cohort Studies: Gaetano Gallo (Italy)
  • Education: Tina van Loon (The Netherlands)
  • Fellowship: Muhammad Imran Aslam (UK)
  • Guidelines: Ionut Negoi (Romania)
  • Membership: Argyrios Ioannidis (Greece)

What's next: interactive discussion and proposal

Young ESCP members publish: best 3 papers

Chairs: Alaa El-Hussuna (Denmark), Aneel Bhangu (UK)

  • Surgical anatomy of D3 lymphadenectomy in right colon cancer, gastrocolic trunk of Henle and surgical trunk of Gillot-Colorectal Disease 2018; Alvaro García Granero (Spain)
  • Patient and healthcare professional perception of colostomy-related problems and their impact on quality of life following rectal cancer surgery-BJS Open 2018; Hossam Elfeki (Egypt)
  • Postoperative ileus following major colorectal surgery-BJS 2018; Stephen Chapman (UK)
11:05 - 11:10 Official Opening Ceremony
11:10 - 12:35

Consultants' Corner

Faciliators: Jared Torkington (UK), Des Winter (Ireland)

Panel: Adam Dziki (Poland), Peter Christensen (Denmark), Anna Lepistö (Finland), David A. Margolin (USA), Per Nilsson (Sweden), Jurriann Tuynman (The Netherlands)


Guidelines Update

Chair: Carolynne Vaizey (UK)

  • Preparing Guidelines: the role of evidence, the role of GRADE and the role of AGREE - Jos Kleijnen (UK)
12:35 - 13:25 Exhibition opens - sandwich lunch available
13:25 - 14:55

International Trials Results Forum

Presentations of completed trials with Expert commentary  

Chair: Steven Brown (UK)

  • TREC - Simon Bach (UK) with Expert commentary by Quentin Denost (France)
  • TREND - Evelyn Dekker (The Netherlands) with Expert commentary by Matteo Frasson (Italy)
  • COLOFOL - Peer Wille-Jorgensen (Denmark) with Expert commentary by Oded Zmora (Israel)
  • ROCSS - Aneel Bhangu (UK) with Expert commentary by Charles Knowles (UK)
  • EuroSurg Student Initiative - IMAGINE Study: Preliminary Results - Tim van Elst (The Netherlands) 
  • Results of the ESCP 2017 Cohort Study - Tom Pinkney (UK) 
13:25 - 14:55

Surgical Video Session

Chairs: Mark Katory (UK), Julius Orhalmi (Czech Republic), Samson Tou (UK)

  • V01: Direct target NOTES - Sam Atallah (USA)
  • V02: Management of colorectal anastomotic stricture with transanal endoscopic microsurgery - Matas Jakubauskas (Lithuania)
  • V03: Robotic complete mesocolic excision and paraaortic lymph node dissection for cecal cancer and paraganglioma - Sung Uk Bae (Korea)
  • V04: Ileoanal pouch excision - Guy Worley (UK)
  • V05: Trans-anal colonic pull-through with delayed colo-anal anastomosisfor low colo-vaginal fistula - Hortense Boullenois  (France)
  • V06: How to manage injury to the superior mesenteric vein duringlaparoscopic right-sided hemicolectomy - Claus Anders Bertelsen (Denmark)
  • V07: Perineal proctectomy with TAMIS rectopexy. A NOTES operationfor rectal prolapse - Sam Atallah (USA)
  • V08: Laparoscopic ovarian transposition before radio-chemotherapy in ayoung patient with rectal cancer - Jose Maria Enriquez-Navascues (Spain)
  • V09: Laparoscopy endoscopy cooperative surgery to colorectal tumor - Yosuke Fukunaga (Japan)
  • V10: Additional injection of autologous Platelet Rich Stroma intransanal advancement flap repair of high transsphincteric fistulas - Wouter Deijl (The Netherlands)
13:25 - 14:25

ESCP Fellowship Update

Chair: Muhammad Imran Aslam (UK)

  • Video presentation 3-month fellowship report - Edgar Furnee (The Netherlands)
  • 6-month fellowship report - Esmira Ahmedova (Azerbaijan) visited Barts Health NHS Trust, UK
  • 6-month fellowship report - Gianluca Pelino (Italy) visited The Royal Marsden, UK
  • Robotic Surgery host centre presentation - Marcos Gomez Ruiz (Spain)
  • Host centre report - Paul Lehur (France)
  • Host centre report - Giovanni Romano (Italy) 
15:00 - 15:30

Keynote Lecture: Microbiomic and metagenomic influences on colorectal patients

Chairs: Linda Ferrari (Italy), Des Winter (Ireland) 

Speaker: John Alverdy (USA)

15:00 - 15:30

TaTME in China: from clinical practice to clinical research

Chair: Willem Bemelman (The Netherlands)

Speaker: Hongwei Yao (China)

15:30 - 15:50 Coffee Break/Exhibition/Posters
15:30 - 15:55 Small Hall Session
15:50 - 16:50 Industry Sponsored Satellite Symposium
15:50 - 16:50

Symposium: What's new in immuno- and chemotherapy for colorectal tumours?

Chairs: Dion Morton (UK), Miguel Pera (Spain)

  • Prophylactic HIPEC in high-risk colonic cancer patients - Diane Goere (France)
  • Role of immunotherapy - Thierry Andre (France)
  • Induction chemotherapy for colonic and rectal cancer - Harm Rutten (The Netherlands)
16:55 - 17:00

The Lars Påhlman EBSQ Medal

Presenter:  Emmanuel Tiret (France)

Awarded to: Nuri Okkabaz (Turkey)

ESCP award the Lars Påhlman EBSQ medal to the highest merit of EBSQ examinees in 2017.

16:55 - 17:55
Small Hall 1

Free Papers: Functional, IBD and Miscellaneous

Chairs: John Alverdy (USA), Martina Lemmerer (Austria)

  • F01: Sexual dysfunction and low sexual activity is common in patients treated for rectal cancer - Marina Sörensen (Sweden)
  • F02: Late ileostomy closure does not affect long-term bowel function after rectal cancer surgery - Christopher Hadjittofi (UK)
  • F03: A comparison of magnetic anal sphincter and sacral neuromodulation for fecal incontinence: the MOS-STIC study cost-effectiveness results - Julie Bulsei (France)
  • F04: The risk of colectomy and colorectal cancer after appendicectomy in patients with ulcerative colitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Merle E. Stellingwerf (The Netherlands)
  • F05: Is mesh repair safe for incisional hernia in Crohn’s disease? A case-control multicentre study of the GETAID-Chirurgie group - Laura Beyer-Berjot (France)
  • F06: Biological mesh reconstruction of the pelvic floor after extralevator abdominoperineal excision for rectal cancer - Jiagang Han (China)

16:55 - 17:55
Gailieni 1/2

Free Papers: Miscellaneous

Chair: Nicola Fearnhead (UK), Samson Tou (UK)

  • F07: Adverse fetal outcome following appendicectomy during pregnancy - Elin Moltubak (Sweden)
  • F08: Long-term hospital mortality due to adhesions after major colorectal surgery in a national cohort database - Mehdi Ouaissi (France)
  • F09: Randomised controlled trial comparing mental to physical patient-specific rehearsal prior to minimally invasive low anterior resection - Marina Yiasemidou (UK)
  • F10: Guidelines for the management of perforated diverticulitis require revision – what once was deemed safe is safe no more. - Liliana Bordeianou (USA)
  • F11: Reconstruction of the perineal defect after pelvic exenteration: comparison of three flap procedures. - Gianluca Pellino (Italy)
  • F12: Transanal repair of low colorectal anastomotic leak using minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) - experimental study - Jaroslav Kalvach (Czech Republic)
16:55 - 17:55

Educational: Best Publications of the Year

Chairs: Ethem Gecim (Turkey), Filippo La Torre (Italy)

  • Colorectal cancer, benign and functional - Gaetano Gallo (Italy)
  • IBD and proctology - Yves Panis (France)
17:00 - 18:00 Industry Sponsored Satellite Symposium
17:00 - 18:30

Educational: Coloproctology 3.0 : The Cutting Edge of Online Innovation

Chair: Richard Brady (UK)

  • Colorectal research in a social media age - Richard Brady (UK)
  • Eurosurg and massive online global research collaboratives: the Italian
    experience - Gianluca Pellino (Italy)
  • E-patients and colorectal surgery innovation - Michael Seres (UK)
  • Cutting edge of technical advances in colorectal surgery - Sam Atallah (USA)
  • The use of global hashtags in colorectal research - Steven Wexner (UK)
  •  The use of virtual reality in surgical training and research - Manish Chand (UK)
18:00 - 18:25 Small Hall Session
18:30 - 19:30 ESCP Welcome Posters and Welcome Reception in the Exhibition Area
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