Save the date for our 13th Regional Masterclass in conjunction with Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Coloproktologie

Date: Tuesday 4 June 2024 | Location: Salzburg, Austria

Fees: ESCP/ACP members € 200; non members € 250

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Topics covered will be haemorrhoids, anal fistula, challenges in rectal cancer surgery and image-guided surgery in coloproctology.

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Programme

TimeSession
08:00 Registration and Coffee
08:30 Welcome and Introduction - Felix Aigner (Graz) and Roel Hompes (Amsterdam)

Session 1: Haemorrhoids

Chairs: Ingrid Haunold (Vienna) and Oliver Schwandner (Regensburg)

08:45 - 09:00 Non-excisional treatment - Pasquale Giordano (London)
09:00 - 09:15 Excisional treatment - Martin Mitteregger (Graz)
09:15 - 09:30 Faecal incontinence and haemorrhoidal disease - Martina Lemmerer (Villach)
09:30 - 09:45 Guideline wrap-up - Stephanie Breukink (Maastricht)

09:45 - 10:45

Interactive session: Recurrent haemorrhoidal disease

10:45 - 11:15 Break

Session 2: Anal Fistula

Chairs: Felix Aigner (Graz) and Stephanie Breukink (Maastricht)

11:15 - 11:30 Standard treatment - Stefan Riss (Vienna)
11:30 - 11:45 New kids on the block - Günther Klimbacher (Linz)
11:45 - 12:00 Recurrent disease - Oliver Schwandner (Regensburg)
12:00 - 12:15 Classifying perianal fistulising Crohn's disease - Phil Tozer (London)
12:15 - 12:30 Guideline wrap-up - Phil Tozer (London)

12:30 - 13:15

Interactive session: Incontinence following extensive fistula surgery

13:15 - 14:15 Lunch

Session 3: Challenges in rectal cancer surgery

Chairs: Gerd Silberhumer (Vienna) and Walter Brunner (St. Gallen)

14:15 - 14:30 Is there a role for radiotherapy in patients that can be treated upfront with surgery? - Roel Hompes (Amsterdam)
14:30 - 14:45 TNT and then? Tandem presentation including chemo vs chemradiation - Lukas Weiss (Salzburg)
14:45 - 15:00 Surgical dilemmas after local treatment for early rectal cancer - Juriaan Tuynman (Amsterdam)
15:00 - 15:15 Surgical dilemmas in irradiated patients without a cCR - Quentin Denost (Bordeaux)

15:15-16:15

Interactive session: Low T1/T2 rectal cancer, sphincter preserving

16:15 - 16:30 Break

Session 4: Image-guided surgery in Coloproctology

Chairs: Mariana Ninkovic (Innsbruck) and Jaroslav Presl (Salzburg)

16:30 - 16:45 MR staging for rectal cancer surgery - Wolfgang Schima (Wien)
16:45 - 17:00 CT angiography for colectomies - Danilo Miskovic (London)
17:00 - 17:15 ICG routinely used - Roel Hompes (Amsterdam)
17:15 - 17:30 AI in colorectal surgery - Alice Moynihan (Dublin)
17:30 Close of Masterclass

The Austrian Medical Association awards 10 continuing education points for this event as part of the DFP program (ID 795946).