Program Alpine Colorectal Meeting 2019

       

Sunday 27 January 2019

   
      4.00 pm 

REGISTRATION

   
            

 

   
      4.30 pm WELCOME INTRODUCTION TO THE MEETING

 Dieter Hahnloser: Lausanne - Switzerland

 
             
      4.35pm MARTI-GRIVEL LECTURE    
        Chair  Des Winter: Dublin - Ireland   
             
      5:00 pm VIDEO CASE EDUCATION : How to deal with challenging problems    
         Chairs  Michel Andamina and Dimitri Christoforidis  
        Ileorectal anastomosis    
        Ileal pouch anal anastomosis    
        Kock pouch

 

 

        Pouch revision    
        Question and conclusions

 

 

             
      7.00 pm END OF SESSION     
             
       7.30 pm DRINKS RECEPTION  Hotel Regina  
             
       

Monday 28 January 2019

   
      8.00 am TECHNOLOGICAL TOP TRUMPS IN SURGICAL TRAINING

 

 
        Chairs

Des Winter and Martin Hübner

 
        Interactive video is the ideal educational tool

 

 
        Telementoring is better     
        Augmented reality-assisted surgery trumps both    
        Panel discussion    
             
             
      09:30 am RAPID FIRE: CHALLENGING DOGMAS WITH 10 SLIDES IN 10 MINUTES

 

 
         Chairs: Caroline Nordenvall and Justin Davies    
       

Induction chemotherapy reduces TME requirements

   
       

Neoadjuvant radiotherapy is overused in rectal cancer

   
       

Stoma-free restorative proctectomy / TME

   
       

Adiuvant chemotherapy for colonic cancer is cost-effective

   
       

Meshes prevent parastomal hernias

   
        Do not close/cut Crohn's-related fistulae-in-ano    
        Biologics prevent colectomy for IBD    
       

Mesh rectopexy is harmful

   
      11.00 pm

End of the morning session

   
      4.00 pm Tea/Coffee    
             
      4.30 pm

REACHING THE BOUNDARIES OF CANCER SURGERY

 

 
       

Chairs: Dieter Hahnloser and Rhiannon Harries

   
       

Extended surgery for higher nodal yields

   
        Pros and cons of pelvic exenteratative surgery    
       

Peritonectomy and HIPEC/PIPAC for colorectal cancer

   
             
      6.00 pm

CHALLENGING CASES 

 

 
       

Chairs

Bob Baigrie, Ian Anderson, with radiologist and pathologist

 
             
      8.00 pm

20th ANNIVERSARY ALPINE COLORECTAL MEETING GALA DINNER

 Neil Mortensen  
        Faciltated by Dieter Hahnloser (intro) and Des Winter (wrap up) Hotel Regina  
             
             
       

Tuesday 29 January 2019

   
      8.00 am SPECIAL SITUATIONS IN COLORECTAL SURGERY

 

 
       

Chairs

Antonino Spinelli 

 
       

Young CRC: genetics, screening, and special considerations

   
       

Pelvic endometriosis and the colorectal surgeon

   
       

Intestinal failure: how to avoid and when to refer

 

 
       

 

   
             
      09:00 am VALUE-BASED CARE UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT    
        Chairs

Willem Bemelman and Justin Davies

 
        Introducing PROMS and PREMS    
        Haemorrhoidectomy - stapled, sealed, or simply cut?    
        Fluorescence imaging for perfusion assessment    
        Internal cell factory for stem-cell therapy    
        Functional assessment of taTME    
             
      11.00 pm End of the morning session    
             
      4.00 pm

Tea/Coffee

 

 
      4.30 pm CHALLENGING CASES

 

 
       

Chairs

Bob Baigrie, Ian Anderson, with radiologist and pathologist  
      5.45 pm

THE BIG DEBATE 

 

 

 
       

Chairs

Jared Torkington

 
       

This house believes that "hospital volume-outcomes are more important than those of individual surgeons

   
        For the motion Justin Davies  
        Against the motion Bob Baigrie  
             
      7.00 pm

SNOW AND ROCK LECTURE

   
       

Chair

Dieter Hahnloser: Lausanne - Switzerland  
       

The Lauberhorn, the longest downhill race in the world

   
             
      7.30 PM

FARWELL COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Hotel Regina  

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