Programme

 

DAY 1

26 Oct 2016

09.00-09.30 Registration and coffee
09.30-09.35 Welcome: Matti Kairaluoma, Chair of the Finnish Colorectal Section


SESSION I: RECTAL CANCER: HOW CAN WE IMPROVE THE TREATMENT?

Chairs: Anna Lepistö and Laura Renkonen-Sinisalo

09.35-10.00 Neoadjuvant short- or long-term chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer - when to use and why
Arne Wibe, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
10.00-10.25 Timing of rectal cancer surgery after short preoperative radiotherapy - how long should we wait?
Johan Erlandsson, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
10.25-11.20 Extralevator Abdominoperineal Excision for Low Rectal Cancer: PRO vs CON
10.25-10.45 PRO: Torbjörn Holm, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
10.45-11.05 CON: Eva Haglind, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg
11.05-11.20 Discussion
11.20-12.30 LUNCH


SESSION II: TRANSANAL TME

Chairs: Matti Kairaluoma and Monika Carpelan-Holmström

12.30-12.45 Transanal Mesorectal Excision: Why should we even consider it?
Monika Carpelan-Holmström, Helsinki University Central Hospital
12.45-13.20 TaTME: the technique, tips, tricks and pitfalls
Joep Knol, Jessa Hospital, Hasselt, Belgium
13.20-13.55 TaTME-Where are we now?
Joep Knol, Jessa Hospital, Hasselt, Belgium
13.55-14.40 COFFEE


SESSION III: COLON NEOPLASIA

Chairs: Tero Rautio and Tom Scheinin

14.40-15.05 Robotic Surgery in Colorectal Cancer-is it really cost-beneficial?
Tero Rautio, Oulu University Hospital
15.05-15.30 HIPEC: Which patients with colorectal carcinosis should we consider?
Anna Lepistö, Helsinki University Central Hospital
15.30-15.55 Lynch syndrome (HNPCC) Update
Jukka-Pekka Mecklin, Central Finland Central Hospital/ Kuopio University Hospital
15.55-16.20 Malignant bowel obstruction in patients with incurable abdominal cancer - modern treatment options
Hartwig Korner, Stavanger University Hospital
19.00 DINNER AT SVENSKA KLUBBEN

 

 

DAY 2

 

 

27 Oct 2016

08.30-09.00 Registration and coffee


SESSION IV: BENIGN DISEASE - NEW TREATMENT OPTIONS UNDER DEBATE

Chairs: Eva Haglind and Ari Leppäniemi

09.00-09.50 Diverticulitis: Laparoscopic Lavage for Hinchey III Diverticulitis - but to whom?
09.00-09.20 PRO: Eva Haglind, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg
09.20-09.40 CON: Ari Leppäniemi, Helsinki University Central Hospital
09.40-09.50 Discussion
09.50-10.10 Is It Time to Change Practice of Routine Colonoscopy After Acute Diverticulitis?
Ville Sallinen, Helsinki University Central Hospital
10.10-10.30 Laparoscopic Surgery or Conservative Treatment for Appendiceal Abscess in Adults?
Panu Mentula, Helsinki University Central Hospital
10.30-11.20 Antibiotic Therapy vs Appendectomy for Treatment of Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis
10.30-10.50 PRO: Paulina Salminen, Turku University Central Hospital
10.50-11.10 CON: Panu Mentula, Helsinki University Central Hospital
11.10-11.20 Discussion
11.20-12.30 LUNCH


SESSION V: OBSTRUCTED DEFECATION SYNDROME

Chairs: Matti Kairaluoma and Sinikka Salmenkylä

12.30-13.00 Ultrasound in the diagnosis of ODS
Giulio Santoro, University of Padua, Italy
13.00-13.25 Conservative treatment -is it all we need?
Lilli Lundby, Aarhus University Hospital
13.25-13.50 Laparoscopic Ventral Rectopexy for Internal Prolapse
Kim Gorissen, Oxford, UK
13.50-14.15 How to choose the right patients
Matti Kairaluoma, Central Finland Central Hospital
14.15-14.45 COFFEE


SESSION VI:IBD-SURGERY

Chairs: Petri Aitola and Anna Lepistö

14.45-15.10 Does biological therapy for IBD reduce the need for surgery?
Martti Färkkilä, Helsinki University Central Hospital
15.10-15.35 Resection Margin Inflammation in Crohn's Disease - does it matter?
Ilona Keränen, Helsinki University Central Hospital
15.35-15.45 CLOSING REMARKS

 

28 Oct 2016

Pelvic ultrasound course AND live demonstrations

Helsinki University Hospital, Meilahti Hospital Main Entrance,
Demonstration room, 3rd Floor

  

09.00-09.15 Coffee
09.15-09.30 Introduction: Matti Kairaluoma and Sinikka Salmenkylä
09.30-10.00 Professor Giulio Santoro: Endorectal ultrasound in staging rectal and anal tumors
10.00-10.30 Professor Giulio Santoro: US Assessment of Perianal Abscess and Fistula
10.30-11.00 Professor Giulio Santoro: Ultrasound assessment of Pelvic Floor Damage (anal sphincters, levator ani)
11.00-11.30 Professor Giulio Santoro: US Assessment of Posterior Compartment Disorders
(FI, ODS, Posterior Vaginal Prolapse)
11.30-12.30 Lunch
12.30-14.30 US demonstrations