Masterclass in Colorectal Surgery

Sun, April 14 from 09.00 - 18.00

Fribourg, Switzerland

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What's in it for you?

The Masterclass in Colorectal Surgery is an intensive one-day course intended to provide in-depth and interactive learning of topics paramount to the safe practice of colorectal surgery. 

This course has been designed with Janindra Warusavitarne, St. Marks London & Education Chair of the European Society of Coloproctology. As such, this Colorectal THRIVE Masterclass is ideally suited to prepare for the UEMS EBSQ Coloproctology Board or to refresh knowledge. 

What you'll be able to do

  • Learn management algorithms for cancer & benign diseases
  • Understand how to perform complex surgical procedures
  • All you need to know but never dared ask in IBD, genetic syndromes, endometriosis, and surgical anatomy

What you'll get

  • Expert lectures
  • Interactive learning and plenty of discussion time
  • PDF copies of the presentations

Course instructors

Eloy Espin Basany

Barcelona, ES

Willem Bemelman

Amsterdam, NL & Milano, IT

Quentin Denost

Bordeaux, FR

Omar Faiz

London, UK

Roel Hompes

Amsterdam, NL

André d'Hoore

Leuven, BE

Rebecca Kraus

Chur, CH

Isacco Montroni

Faenze, IT

Gabriela Möslein

Duisburg, DE

Phillip Quirke

Leeds, UK

Paris Tekkis

London, UK

Amy L. Lightner

La Jolla, USA


Schedule and Agenda

Apr 14, 2024





Masterclass in Colorectal Surgery


Date/Time: Sun 14.04.2024 09:00 – 18:00

Credits: 7 CME


09:00 - 09:35 Management algorithms for gastrointestinal bleeding Amy L. Lightner, La Jolla - USA
09:35 - 10:10 Mesenteric ischemia: risk factors, diagnosis, and interdisciplinary management Rebecca Kraus, Chur – CH
10:10 - 10:45 Salvage procedures explained: a primer on pull-through and Deloyers techniques Eloy Espin Basany, Barcelona – ES
10:45 - 11:05 Break
11:05 - 11:40 Hereditary colorectal cancers – screening, diagnosis & tailored surgical strategies Gabriela Möslein, Duisburg – DE
11:40 - 12:15 Words of wisdom: do and don’t in IBD surgery & stoma management Willem Bemelman, Amsterdam – NL &
12:15 - 12:50 How to join the ends – the perfect anastomosis in any situation Omar Faiz, London – UK
12:50 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:35 Beyond TNM: advanced prognostic factors in colorectal cancer surgery Phil Quirke, Leeds – UK
14:35 - 15:10 Early rectal cancer – less is more Roel Hompes, Amsterdam - NL
15:10 - 15:45 Assessment and surgical approaches to endometriosis André d'Hoore, Leuven - BE
15:45 - 16:15 Break
16:15 - 16:50 Colon cancer in 2024: evidence-based management algorithms Paris Tekkis, London – UK
16:50 - 17:25 Tailored treatment for rectal cancer: evidence put in practice Quentin Denost, Bordeaux – FR
17:25 - 18:00 Neurovascular anatomy, surgical technique, function, and oncological outcomes Isacco Montroni, Faenze – IT
18:00 Closure

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