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:
0930 Registration, coffee
0955 Mark Gudgeon, President Introduction and Welcome
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
Chair: Humphrey Scott
12.00 Ciaran Walsh Optimisation for surgery: The role of nutrition
12.30 Justin Davies Modern management of acute sigmoid diverticulitis
Chair: Michael Powar
2.00 Rhiannon Harries Essential genetics for colorectal surgeons
2.30 Henry Tilney Early rectal cancer- an evidence based approach
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