Workshop Program: - preliminary

Sunday 8th
Workshop for surgeons:
Rectal Cancer – Diagnostic and Therapeutic Update
What surgeons should know! & Tips and Tricks from Experts!

13.00 - 15.30
Welcome and Introduction:
Walter Brunner, Colin Sietses
Endoscopy & Endosonography: Flexible and rigid
Stephan Baumeler & Lukas Marti, CH
CT&MRI - Staging: what should you do?
Svetlana Balyasnikova, UK
Local excision – endoscopic vs transanal TAMIS?
Remus Frei & Dieter Hahnloser, CH
RCT – and local excision alone?
Hans de Wilt, NL

15.30 – 16.00
Coffee break

16.00 - 18.30
Anorectal Anatomy – important perspectives for surgeons
Thilo Wedel, Kiel, G
Open approach: Is there a place left?
Brendan Moran, UK
Laparoscopy: standard techniques
Friedrich Herbst, A
Robotic: best approach, pitfalls
Marcus Gomez, SP
Transanal: best approach , pitfalls
Colin Sietses, NL

Sunday 8th
Workshop for nurses:
Update in innovative colorectal procedures

13.30 - 15.30
Welcome and Introduction
Walter Brunner, Colin Sietses
Overview in innovative colorectal procedures
Stephan Bischofberger, CH
Transvaginal – NOTES and NOSE
Juriaan Tuynman, NL
Transanal resections
Antonino Spinelli, I
Robotic assisted resections
Matthias Turina, CH
Deferred life - what can we learn?
Joep Knoel, B

15.30 – 16.00
Coffee break

16.00 - 18.30
Setup for transanal approach
Bettina Pöschl, A
Setup for robotic approach
Loredana Stursi, CH
Education for OR nurses
Kerstin Buhmann, G
Stoma placement and handling – what OR nurses should know!
Theresia Sonderer, CH
The patients perspective
Julian Eichler, CH

Congress location:

Hotel Einstein in St. Gallen

Hotel Einstein,
St. Gallen, Switzerland

The Einstein St. Gallen is more than a hotel - it is an institution. The elegant first-class city hotel is located quietly but centrally next to the UNESCO World Heritage Site Abbey District St.Gallen.