08:00 - 13:00

Workshop: 4th Anorectal and Pelvic Ultrasound Course

Course directors: Giulio Santoro (Italy), Anders Mellgren (USA)

bkIncludes live interactive demonstration

Supported by B-K Medical

12:00 - 13:30

ESCP workshop for authors: How to write a paper

John Nicholls (UK)

With contributions from the Colorectal Disease editorial team

13:30 - 13:45

Official opening

Zoran Krivokapic (President), Peter Dawson (Secretary), Emmanuel Tiret (Program Committee Chairman)

13:45 - 14:45

Symposium: Staging

Chairs: Adam Dziki (Poland), Bela Teleky (Austria)

  • Staging value and historical overview - Pierre Chapuis (Australia)
  • Why should we stick to Version 5 and not 6 & 7 of TNM classification? - Najib Haboubi (UK)
  • Biomarkers and immunohistochemistry - Kieran Sheahan (Ireland)

14:45 - 16:30

Video surgery

Chairs: Miklos Kassai (Hungary), Giobanni Romano (Italy)

  • Open anterior resection multimedia educational tool - Umar Shariff (UK)
  • Laparoscopic sigmoid colonic graft mobilization and neovaginal construction for congenital agenesis - Surendra Mantoo (Singapore)
  • Rectovaginal and colovaginal fistula - Fernando Jimenez (Spain)
  • Sublay technique of stoma reinforcement with mesh: A simple method for laparoscopic surgery - Sunjay Chaudhri (UK)
  • Fistulectomy and primary sphincter reconstruction - Alexander Herold (Germany)
  • York-Mason technique for repair of rectourethral fistulas after radical prostatectomy - Miguel Pera (Spain)
  • Laparoscopic right trissectionectomy for colorectal liver metastases - Julius Orhalmi (Czech Republic)
  • Pelvic reconstruction after salvage surgery for anal cancer - Cinzia Sassaroli (Italy)

Supported by LifeCell

14:45 - 16:30

Clinical trials update

Chair: Søren Laurberg (Denmark), Dion Morton (UK)

  • STARR versus ventral rectopexy for obstructed defecation due to rectal intussusception: A multicenter European prospective randomized controlled trial - Pierpaolo Sileri (Italy)
  • Randomized GRECCAR 5 trial comparing total mesorectal excision with infraperitoneal anastomosis, with and without pelvic drainage - Eric Rullier (France)
  • Gatekeeper in fecal incontinence: prospective European multicentre study - Carlo Ratto (Spain)
  • ASLAN study (ABPI to Stratify Leak risk in colorectal ANastomosis) - Chris Battersby (UK)
16:30 - 17:00

ESCP Fellowship presentations

Chairs: Lars Påhlman (Sweden), Klaus Matzel (Germany)

Short presentations by Fellows selected for this year's Medtronic Fellowships opportunities:

  • Sushil Maslekar - visiting Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
  • Goran Barisic – visiting University Hospital of Erlangen, Germany
  • Marie Barussaud - visiting University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Froukje Jantien Hoogenboom – visiting St Marks Hospital London, UK
  • Alexandr Kravchenko - visiting Saint André Hospital, Bordeaux, France

medtronicSupported by Medtronic

17:00 - 17:30

Keynote lecture: 35 years of Ileoanal Anastomosis

Speaker: Ronan O’Connell (Ireland)
Chair: John Nicholls (UK)

wiley blackwellSupported by Colorectal Disease

17:30 - 18:30

Free papers (main auditorium)

Chairs: Mikael Machado (Sweden), Ivan Besznyak (Hungary)

  • F01: Survival Difference between the Right and Left Colon Cancer - Konosuke Moritani (Keio University, Japan)
  • F02: The Spanish rectal cancer project: early outcomes - Eloy Espin (Hospital del Vall de Hebron, Spain)
  • F03: Intraoperative pelvic hyperthermic chemotherapy for r0-1 resection of the locally advanced rectal carcinoma - Mikhail Alekseev (State Research Center of Coloproctology, Russia)
  • F04: Extended right-sided hemicolectomy was associated with an increased postoperative 30 day mortality - a population study - Fredrik Olofsson (Lund University, Sweden)
  • F05: A prospective study on postoperative nutrition and complications in colorectal cancer patients with preoperative immune-enhancing enteral nutrition - Qiu lan Hu (Matrix Clinical Quality Team, China and Si Chuan University, China)
  • F06: Opportunistic screening for colorectal neoplasia in Singapore using an immunochemical faecal occult blood test (FIT) by the Singapore Cancer Society - Wah Siew Tan (Singapore General Hospital, Singapore)

Free papers (parallel auditorium)

Chairs: Zilvinas Saladzinskas (Lithuania), Paris Tekkis (UK)

  • F07: Of Men then Mice: Can a mouse carry human colorectal cancer into the future of cancer therapy? - Gaitri Sadadcharam (Department of Academic Surgery, Cork University Hospital, Ireland)
  • F08: Impact of laparoscopic colorectal surgery on the subsequent minimally-invasive management of liver metastases - Francesco Di Fabio (Colorectal Surgery, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK and Hepato-Biliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK)
  • F09: The outcome of rectal cancer after early salvage TME following TEM compared with primary TME - Katarina Levic (Hvidovre University Hospital, Denmark)
  • F10: Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) as a simple and novel biomaker in predicting locoregional recurrence after chemoradiotherapy for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the anus - Ian Botterill (John Goligher Colorectal Unit, St James's University Hopital, UK)
  • F11: Low rectal cancer: sphincter preservation is the new standard - Eric Rullier (University of Bordeaux, France)
  • F12: Can a specialist nurse replace a colorectal surgeon in a colorectal cancer clinic? - Katie Adams (King's College Hospital, UK)

18:30 - 19:30

covidienDiamond sponsor Covidien satellite symposium: 'Clarifying the Role of Biologics in Complex Colorectal Surgery'

19:00 - 21:00

Welcome drinks and buffet supper

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