St Mark's flagship three day annual international conference, with symposia covering many of the most important topics in intestinal and colorectal disease.
Frontiers in Intestinal and Colorectal Disease
- Wednesday 27th Nov - Friday 29th Nov 2019
- 9pm - 5pm
- The Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, London NW1 4LE
We are delighted to announce that this year we have three visiting professors. This year, the Sir Alan Parks Visiting Professor is Sebastiano Biondo (Bellvitge University Hospital, Barcelona), the Sir Francis Avery Jones Visiting Professor is Siew Ng (Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong) and the Basil Morson Visiting Professor is Neil Shepherd (Cheltenham General Hospital, United Kingdom).
The British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) and the Dukes’ Club have endorsed this event and a discount of 30% is available for members.
We invite you to take a look at our detailed programme:
The topics this year will include:
- Endoscopy Headliners – with live sessions from St Mark’s Hospital
- Bugs and the Gut
- Non-invasive GI testing
- State of the Art Lectures
- The Benign Anus
- Live surgery from St Mark’s
- Emergency surgery in Diverticular Disease
- Rectal Cancer Surgery
- Technical Tips Video Sessions
- Intestinal Rehabilitation
Wednesday 27th November
Endoscopy under the spotlight – what’s new?
- Lower GI bleeding guidelines
- Polyp surveillance guidelines
- Post-colonoscopy cancer
Bugs and the gut
- The microbiome: cause or cure?
- Faecal microbiota transplantation: how we do it
- Acute colitis: spectrum of disease
- How to avoid infection in IBD
Sir Francis Avery Jones Lecture: Epidemiology of IBD: What the East can tell the West
Janssen lunch symposium
Wendy Atkin Lecture – Personalised screening and risk prediction
Consultants’ corner – IBD
Thursday 28th November
Breakfast Session 2: Complex IBD MDTPilonidal disease – avoiding and solving problems
The benign anus: what’s new, top tips, how to avoid trouble
- Medical management of Crohn’s fi stula Siew Ng
- Surgical management of anal fi stula Phil Tozer
- Management of rectovaginal fistula Carolynne Vaizey
Non-invasive GI testing – under the spotlight
- It smells like IBD
- The breath we breathe
- Spitting bad
- FIT for symptoms?
The John Nicholls Prize
Sir Alan Parks Lecture – Emergency surgery for the colon
- Five years of emergency surgery in the UK
- Uncomplicated diverticulitis: conservative options
- Complicated diverticulitis
Emergency case discussion
Friday 29th November
Breakfast Session 4: Trouble shooting Feeding the Surgical Patient MDT – lines, tubes, stomas the lotQuality in rectal cancer surgery – what is it and how to achieve it
- Quality indicators in rectal cancer surgery
- Alternative techniques in low rectal cancer
- The aftermath: erectile and urinary dysfunction
- Low anterior resection syndrome
Question time: controversies in colorectal surgery
The Basil Morson Lecture – The pathology of colorectal cancer screening
Technical tips in endoscopic and minimally invasive surgery – video session
Intuitive lunch symposium – The robotisation of colorectal surgery – what’s driving its expansion?
- Prehabilitation: IBD surgery
- Prehabilitation: cancer surgery
- Rehabilitation: post-op optimisation
- Is there a need for centralisation of care?
- Novel approaches to management
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