07:30 - 10:00

storzCore subject update

Chairs: Anna Martling (Sweden), Joao Pimentel (Portugal)

  • Reconstuctive procedures after TME - Yann Parc (France)

  • Fast-track colorectal surgery - Nicolas Demartines (Switzerland)

  • Stoma complications - Eloy Espin Basany (Spain)

  • Perineal Crohn’s Disease - Tom Oresland (Norway)

  • Left-sided malignant obstruction - Ilia Pinsk (Israel)

  • Recurrent rectal cancer - Paris Tekkis (UK)

Supported by Karl Storz GmbH & Co KG
8:30 - 10:00 medtronicSapphire Sponsor Medtronic satellite symposium: 'Innovating in Sacral Neuromodulation'.

10:00 - 11:00

Symposium - Rectal cancer

Chairs: Stefan Post (Germany), Petr Tsarkov (Russia)

  • Upper third rectal cancer: TME or PME? - Zoran Krivokapic (Serbia)

  • MRI features after complete clinical response - Regina Beets-Tan (Netherlands)

  • When to close the loop ileostomy or colostomy? - Yves Panis (France)

tocushtoneSupported by Touchstone International Medical Science

11:00 - 11:30


11:30 - 12:00

Keynote lecture: ASCRS lecture: Colorectal cancer screening - now and how

Speaker: Alan Thorson (USA)
Chair: Zoran Krivokapic (Serbia)

12:00 - 13:00

Oral posters (main auditorium)

Chairs: Hagit Tulchinsky (Israel), Mirko Omejc (Slovenia)

  • OP01: Early Postoperative Small Bowel Obstruction is an Independent Risk Factor for Subsequent Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction in Patients Undergoing Colectomy - Soo Young Lee (Seoul National University College of Medicine, Republic of Korea)
  • OP02: Early removal of urethral catheter post-colorectal resection in patients with an epidural catheter - Eldriana Rizal (Chase Farm Hospital, UK)
  • OP03: Is it safe to conservatively treat colovesical fistulae? - Rami Radwan (Royal Gwent Hospital, UK)
  • OP4: Long term follow-up of a randomized trial comparing laparoscopic with open colon resection within a fast track program (LAFA study) - Sanne Bartels (Academic Medical Center, The Netherlands)
  • OP5: Long term outcome of laparoscopic coloanal anastomosis for low rectal cancer - Quentin Denost (Saint-Andre Hospital CHU de Bordeaux, France)
  • OP06: Postoperative impaired leucocyte counts (LC) in the randomised Stockholm III Trial of different radiotherapy regimens in rectal cancer - David Pettersson (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden)
  • OP07: Is laparoscopy of any use in the selection of patients for cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC? - Lene Hjerrild Iversen (Aarhus University Hospital THG, Denmark)
  • OP08: Long term functional results from a randomized clinical study of transverse coloplasty versus colon J-pouch after low anterior resection for rectal cancer - Thomas Golda (Bellvitge University Hospital, Spain)
  • OP09: A meta analysis of risk factors for survival after lung metastasectomy in colorectal cancer patients - Pascal Gervaz (University Hospital, Switzerland)
  • OP10: Mismatch repair deficiency screening via immunohistochemistry staining in young asian colorectal cancers - Min Hoe Chew (Singapore General Hospital, Singapore)
  • OP11: High frequency of adenocarcinoma in large rectal adenomas: preoperative staging is required - Xavier Serra-Aracil (Parc Tauli University Hospital, Spain)
  • OP12: Should we analyse the doughnuts after stapled, restorative surgery for low rectal cancer? - Paresh Jain (Heart of England Foundation Trust, UK)

Oral posters (parallel auditorium)

Chairs: Arto Rantala (Finland), Goran Stanojevic (Serbia)

  • OP13: Intraoperative Intravenous Fluid Impacts Complication Rates: A Randomized Controlled Trial - Joshua Karas (State University of New York, Stony Brook, USA)
  • OP14: The effect of local gentamicin-collagen on perineal wound complications and cancer recurrence following an APR - Åsa Collin (Inst. of Colorectal Surgery Uppsala University hospital, Sweden)
  • OP15: Transanal Endoscopic da Vinci® surgery (TEdS): results from cadaveric experiments - Roel Hompes (Department of Colorectal Surgery, UK)
  • OP16: The cost of the national bowel cancer awareness campaign in the UK - Susan Clayton (Royal Derby Hospital, UK)
  • OP17: Surgery for familial adenomatous polyposis with steam cells transplantation - Dmitriy Vyshegorodtsev (National Scientific Center of Coloproctology, Russia)
  • OP18: Long-term oncologic outcomes of laparoscopic versus open surgery for rectal cancer: a pooled analysis of three randomized controlled trials - Simon Ng (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
  • OP19: Does tumor response influence postoperative morbidity after neoadjuvant radio chemotherapy and mesorectal excision in rectal cancer? - Frédéric Bretagnol (Beaujon Hospital Colorectal Department and University Paris VII, France)
  • OP20: Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio as a predictor of survival in Locally Recurrent Rectal Cancer - Deena Harji (The John Goligher Colorectal Department,St James University Hosital, UK)
  • OP21: Angiogenic response to surgery in patients after colon cancer resection and its correlation with oncological result on long term follow up - Marta Pascual (Hospital del Mar, Spain)
  • OP22: Mechanical bowel preparation can affect clinical outcomes of anastomotic leakage in rectal cancer surgery - Jung Myun Kwak (Korea University College of Medicine, Republic of Korea)
  • OP23: The first three years of bowel screening in Wales: age–matched comparison with symptomatic referrals to a single colorectal multidisciplinary team (MDT) - Rami Radwan (Royal Gwent Hospital, UK)
  • OP24: Robotic rectal resection in rectal cancer: short term results in our center - Marcos Gomez Ruiz (University Hospital 'Marques de Valdecilla', Spain)

13:00 - 14:00


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14:00 - 15:30

The Six Best and Visiting Fellow free papers

Chairs: Zoran Krivokapic (Serbia), Søren Laurberg (Denmark)

ASCRS and Japanese Visiting Fellow free papers:

  • 'Ileostomy pathway' virtually eliminates readmissions for dehydration in the new ostomates - Deborah Nagle (USA)

  • Oncologic and functional outcomes after preoperative chemoradiotherapy followed by intersphincteric resection for very low rectal cancer - Masaaki Ito (Japan)

The Six Best ESCP free papers:

  • B1: Does mechanical bowel preparation preceding colon cancer operation affect five year mortality and cancer recurrence rate? - Åsa Collin (Department of Surgery, Uppsala Akademiska, Sweden)
  • B2: Incisional hernias and adhesion related complications - long term follow-up of a randomized trial comparing laparoscopic with open colon resection within a fast track program (LAFA study) - Sanne Bartels (Academic Medical Center, The Netherlands)
  • B3: Tumour regression and pathological outcome in the randomised Stockholm III Trial of different radiotherapy regimens in rectal cancer - David Pettersson (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden)
  • B4: Corticosteroids, indometacin and aspirine and colonic diverticular disease in women -A prospective cohort study - Fredrik Hjern (Department of Clinical Sciences at Danderyd Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden)
  • B5: Abdominal rectopexy for pelvic organ prolapse in France. Epidemiological data and perioperative outcome from a nationwide healthcare database - Guillaume Meurette (Digestive and Endocrine Surgery, Hotel Dieu, France)
  • B6: Doppler-guided Hemorrhoidal Artery Ligation with Mucopexy vs. Ferguson Hemorrhoidectomy for Grade III or IV Hemorrhoids: Short-term Results of Single Blind Randomized Controlled Trial - Joshua Karas (State University of New York, Stony Brook, USA)

15:30 - 16:00

Keynote lecture: Frontier between colorectal and gynaecological surgery: is it time for pelvic surgeons?

Speaker: Koutarou Maeda (Japan)
Chair: Ronan O’Connell (Ireland)

16:00 - 17:00

Symposium - Pelvic floor disorders

Chair: Felix Aigner (Austria), Evaghelos Xynos (Greece)

  • Imaging in functional pelvic floor disorders - Steen Buntzen (Denmark)

  • Obstructed defaecation syndrome (Diagnosis, STARR, alternative to STARR) - Donato Altomare (Italy)

  • Late outcome after laparoscopic ventral rectopexy - Andre D’Hoore (Belgium)

17:00 - 17:30

Oral posters (main auditorium)

Chairs: Hartwig Kørner (Norway), Ints Bruninieks (Latvia)

  • OP25: Treatment of cryptoglandular fistulae-in-ano with adipose tissue-derived regenerative cells - David W Borowski (University Hospital North Tees, UK)
  • OP26: Ligation of the intersphincteric fistula tract in low transsphincteric fistulas: A new technique to avoid fistulotomy - Robbert S. van Onkelen (Erasmus MC University Medical Center, The Netherlands)
  • OP27: Results of the extent of lateral internal sphincterotomy for the treatment of chronic anal fissure. A three-dimensional endosonogaphic study - Stephanie García-Botello (Hospital Clínico Universitario de Valencia, Spain)
  • OP28: Three dimensional - power Doppler angiography images by using transanal ultrasonography to monitor blood flow in internal hemorrhoids after Doppler-guided ALTA sclerosing therapy - Hidenori Miyamoto (Miyamoto Hospital, Japan and University of Tokuhima, Japan)
  • OP29: Comparative study of biologic and non-absorbable mesh in laparoscopic ventral rectopexy - Andrew Stevenson (Royal Brisbane Hospital, Australia and University of Queensland, Australia)
  • OP30: Does sphincter morphology and anorectal physiological measurements predict response to 'Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation' (PTNS) treatment in faecal incontinence? - Alexander Hotouras (Academic Surgical Unit, Barts Heath NHS Trust, Queen Mary University of London, UK)

Oral posters (parallel auditorium)

Chairs: Viorel Scripcariu (Romania), Ioannis Karaitianos (Greece)

  • OP31: Inter-rater and Intra-rater Variability of Faecal Incontinence Severity Scoring Tools - Zeiad Hussain (York Teaching Hospital, UK)
  • OP32: Does the magnetic anal sphincter device compare favourably with sacral nerve stimulation in the management of faecal incontinence? - Mark Wong (Clinique de Chirurgie Digestive et Endocrinienne, Institut des Maladies de l’Appareil Digestif, France)
  • OP33: The underestimate prevalence of fecal incontinence in patients with obesity: Insights of what we can do while they are losing weight? - David Parés (Department of General and Digestive Surgery, Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Deu, Spain)
  • OP52: Biofeedback is an effective treatment for patients with dyssynergic defecation - Dennis Koh (Singapore General Hospital, Singapore)
  • OP34: Gore bio-a plug for anal fistula healing: a multicenter observational study - Alexander Herold (End- und Dickdarm-Zentrum, Germany)
  • OP36: The efficacy of stapled trans anal rectal resection in relief of specific symptoms related to obstructed defecation syndrome - Roubik Behboo (Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran)

17:30 - 18:15

ESCP Annual General Meeting

18:15 - 19:15

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ESCP meal out at Griechenbeisl restaurant

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