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Complexities in Coloproctology: 2nd Annual Update

Complexities in Coloproctology: 2nd Annual Update 22 September 2017

This is the second annual update organised by the current President of the Section Mr Brendan Moran, who has put together a program delivered by expert speakers. The speakers are all innovators in their field, practising clinicians and members of the Section of Coloproctology at the RSM.

The meeting is targeted at surgical, coloproctological trainees and practising general and colorectal surgeons.

This meeting is a great opportunity to “meet the experts” in a pleasant environment with ample opportunity for discussion.

By the end of this meeting, delegates will have:

  • Explored innovations in coloproctology
  • Understand the indications for new procedures
  • Gain an overview of a range of complex issues
  • Discussed the process involved in discussions around learning new techniques


0930 Registration, coffee

0955 Mark Gudgeon, President      Introduction and Welcome

Benign disease

Chair: Mark Gudgeon

10.00 Erim Karapeti                         Pilonidal sinus- is less more?

10.30 Janindra Warusavitarne       Management of rectovaginal fistula

11.00 Michael Powar                                    Sacral neuromodulation: Indications and outcomes

11.30 Coffee

Pot Pouri

Chair: Humphrey Scott

12.00 Ciaran Walsh                          Optimisation for surgery: The role of nutrition

12.30 Justin Davies                           Modern management of acute sigmoid diverticulitis

1.00 Lunch


Chair: Michael Powar

2.00 Rhiannon Harries                     Essential genetics for colorectal surgeons

2.30 Henry Tilney                             Early rectal cancer- an evidence based approach

3.00 Coffee

Complex problems

Chair: Ciaran Walsh

3.30 Richard Novell                          Anastomotic leakage- Prevention, diagnosis and management

4.00 Brendan Moran                                    What to do with the unexpected malignant appendix

4.30 Close of meeting

Royal Society of Medicine
London W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
09:30 - 16:30
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