CSSANZ & GSA COMBINED PROGRAM

  • Friday 25 October, 2019
  • 08:30-17:30
  • Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart

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Session One: Colonoscopy Update

08:30 Welcome – Organising Committee 
08:40 New techniques in colonoscopy EMT/ESD and more 
08:55 SSAs: What are they? What should we do about them? 
09:10 Accreditation/re-accreditation
09:25 New guidelines in colonoscopy 
09:40 Endoscopic management of benign, malignant and anastomotic strictures 
09:55 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Endoscopic

10:30-11:00 MORNING TEA WITH INDUSTRY

Session Two: Perioperative Optimisation

11:00 Pain management: Intraperitoneal RCSs, TAP block
11:15 Prehab 
11:30 How do we reduce postoperative ileus?
11:45 Laxatives 
12:00 Surgery in the high BMI patient 
12:15 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Edward Wilson Memorial Oration – Emerging trends on the aetiology, prevention, and treatment of anastomotic leaks

12:45-13:45 LUNCH WITH INDUSTRY

Session Three: Teaching Surgeons of Today and Tomorrow

13:45 Teaching old dogs new tricks 
14:00 How should we teach laparoscopic surgery? 
14:15 Mentoring 
14:30 Trainee research collaboratives 
14:45 Panel of international Experts: American and European teaching perspectives
15:15 Discussion

15:30-16:00 AFTERNOON TEA WITH INDUSTRY

Session Four: How Do the Experts Do It? Video Case Presentations

16:00 How to make a stoma in a patient with high BMI
16:15 Limberg flap for pilonidal disease 
16:30 Management of complex perianal fistula 
16:45 Difficult flexture 
17:00 Augmented reality and surgery 
17:15 Use of ICG in abdominal surgery

17:30 DAY 2 CLOSE

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