Friday 18 May
1:00 pm Registration
1:45pm Welcome address
Mr Kourosh Khosraviani, President
2:00pm Early rectal cancer Management
Mr K McElvanna, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
2:30pm Trans Anal TME (TaTME) is this the future?
Mr Ronan Cahill, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Mater Hospital Dublin
3:00pm Coffee Break
3:30pm TNM8 Staging; what we need to know
Dr M Loughrey, Consultant Histopathologist
4:00pm Liver Metastasis: Modern approach/novel treatments
Mr David Vass, Consultant HPB Surgeon
4:30pm Consultant Corner; Challenging cases
Chair: Mr John Burke, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
7:00pm Annual Dinner (Europa Hotel)
Saturday 19 May
8:30 am Registration & Coffee
9:00am Keynote Speaker
Stenting in Colorectal Cancer- What is the state of play
Mr Jim Hill, President of ACPGB&I
9:45am 3 Video Session3: How I do it (TBC)
10:45 McGuinness et al. Does timing of closure of loop ileostomy impact on outcomes?
10:55 Foley et al. Quality markers in endoscopy: room for improvement
11:05 McBrearty et al. Colonic Stenting for Large Bowel Obstruction – Outcomes in a District General Hospital.
11:15 McKevitt et al. Post-operative pain following laparoscopic right hemicolectomy for Crohn’s disease: a comparative study.
11:25 McCain et al. Tumour vitamin D receptor expression is associated with survival in
stage II and stage III colon cancer patients.
11:35 Reynolds et al. The Significance of Mucin Pools Post Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy For Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer.
11:45 Foley et al. Evolution of the management of complex colorectal polyps.
11:55 Sahebally et al. Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) for closed laparotomy incisions in general and colorectal surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
12:05 Presentation of RSM Traveling Fellow.
Prize Presentation & Close of Meeting
Full details from Kourosh.Khosraviani@belfasttrust.hscni.net