Sunday 28 January 2018

   
      4.00 pm 

REGISTRATION AND TRADE EXHIBITION

   
            

 

   
      4.30 pm WELCOME LECTURE

 Des Winter: Dublin - Ireland 

Dieter Hahnloser: Lausanne - Switzerland

 
             
      4.35pm MARC-CLAUD MARTI and JEAN-CLAUDE GIVEL LECTURE    
        Chair  Des Winter: Dublin - Ireland   
        "Title to be confirmed"  Nicolas Desmartines: Lausanne - Switzerland  
             
      5:10 pm Coffee break    
             
      5.30 pm VIDEO SESSION

Eminence based surgery: My secrets for getting…

 

 

 

         Chairs

Michel Adamina: Winterthur - Switzerland

Dimitri Christoforidis: Lugano - Switzerland

 

        …the standardized laparoscopic TME Tim Rockall: Guilford - UK  
        …the safest colorectal anastomoses after anterior resection Alois Fuerst: Regensburg - Germany  
        ...the perfect laparoscopic ventral rectopexy Andre D'Hoore: Leuven - Belgium  
        …the pouch down Willem Bemelman: Amsterdam - The Netherlands  
        …my residents to perform a perfect colectomy Amjad Parvaiz: Portsmouth - UK  
             
      7.00 pm WELCOME RECEPTION DINNER Hotel Regina  
             
       

Monday 29 January 2018

   
      8.00 am AROUND THE ANUS 

 

 
        Chair

Rhiannon L Harries: Cardiff

Asha Senapati

 
        R.I.P. for TEM?

M. Allaix: Turin - Italy

 
        Is there a doppler effect in hemorrhoid treatment? Felix Aigner: Berlin - Germany  
        Treatment of rectourethral fistulas (a video of the York-Mason technique) M. Pera: Barcelona - Spain  
        How to deal with anal trauma Daniel Dindo: Zurich - Switzerland  
        Internal Delorme procedure: rationale and technique Mario Trompetto: Vercelli - Italy  
             
      09:30 am Coffee break

 

 
             
      09:50 am

CONTROVERSIES AND PERSPECTIVES IN IBD SURGERY

   
       

Chair

Antonino Spinelli: Milano - Italy  
       

Should we be stenting at all

Pawan Mathur: UK  
       

Nutritional optimization for Crohn's surgery

Fabian Grass: Lausanne - Switzerland  
       

Still a role for open surgery in IBD?

Paulo Kotze: Calgary - Canada  
        The effect of biologics on IBD surgery: controversies solved? Amy Lightner: Mayo, Rochester - USA  
      11.00 pm

End of the morning session

   
             
      4.30 pm

BALANCING BENEFITS AND HARMS IN COLORECTAL CANCER SURGERY

 

 
       

Chair

Neil Mortensen: Oxford - United Kingdom  
       

Lap lateral Pelvic node Dissection

Hirotoshi Hasegawa: Tokyo - Japan  
        CME  Hermann Kessler: Cleveland - USA  
       

Pelvic exenteration: shifting focus on QoL

Per Nilsson: Stockholm - Sweden  
             
      5.30 pm

Coffee break

   
             
      5.50 pm

BEST CHALLENGING CASES  - Day 1

 

 
       

Chairs

Iain Anderson: Manchester - United Kingdom

Bob Baigrie: South Africa

 
       

3 pre selectioned cases, 20 min each

   
             
      7.00 pm

THE GREAT DEBATE: This house believes that social media is all about Me!

   
        Chair Jared Torkington: Cardiff - United Kingdom  
        For the motion Mark Chapman : Birmingham - UK  
       

Against the motion

Justin Davies: Cambridge - UK  
      7.50

End of the session

   
             
      8.15 pm

CONGRESS DINNER

Restaurant Pasta & More.

 
             
       

Tuesday 30 January 2018

   
      8.00 am CLINICAL RESEARCH: Trials and Errors 

 

 
       

Chairs

Anna Martling: Stokholm - Sweden

Des Winter: Dublin - Ireland 

 
       

Beyond the RCT: new designs for future-surgical evidence generation

Charles Knowles: London - UK  
       

Best papers of the year  - Editor's choice

Neil Mortensen: Oxford - UK  
       

The results of ESCP audit on left sided resections

Alaa El Hussuna: Aalborg - Denmark

 
       

TREC trial update

Phil Quirke: Leeds - UK  
             
      09.30 am

Coffee break

 

 
             
      09:50 am NEW FRONTIERS    
        Chairs

Antonino Spinelli: Milano - Italy

Mark Chapman: Birmingham - UK

 
        The process of innovation in colorectal surgery R. Perez: Sao Paulo - Brazil  
        How we invented TAMIS Matthew Albert: Orlando - USA  
        New video shots Matthew Albert: Orlando - USA  
        Strategies, techniques and technologies to prevent SSI Emre Gorgun: Cleveland - Ohio USA  
      11.00 pm End of the morning session    
             
      4.30 pm

SPOTLIGHT ON THE ELDERLY

 

 
        Chairs

Nicolas Demartines: Lausanne - Switzerland

 
       

Referral, investigation and risk in rectal bleeding in the elderly

Asha Senapati: Portsmouth - UK  
       

IBD surgery in the elderly

Janindra Warusavitarne: London - UK

 
       

The reasons for elderly focused research: new trials

I. Montroni: Faenza - Italy

 
         Star - Trec Phil Quirke: Leeds - UK  
      5.30 pm

Coffee break

 

 
             
      5.50 pm

BEST CHALLENGING CASES  - Day 2

 

 

 
       

Chairs

Iain Anderson: Manchester - United Kingdom

Bob Baigrie: South Africa

 
       

3 pre selectioned cases, 20 min each

   
             
      7.00 pm

SNOW AND ROCK LECTURE

   
       

Chair

Dieter Hahnloser: Lausanne - Switzerland  
       

In The Footsteps Of Shackleton

Martin Thomas: UK  
             
      7.50 PM

FARWELL RECEPTION DINNER

Hotel Regina  

"This program has been accredited by the Swiss Society of Surgery (SSC/SGC) for up to 16 CME credits"