Masterclass in Proctology & Pelvic Floor Disease

Sun, April 14 from 09.00 - 18.00

Fribourg, Switzerland

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What's in it for you?

The Masterclass in Proctology and Pelvic Floor Diseases 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

  • Discuss the interdisciplinary management of simple and complex situations with Masters of the Art
  • Learn when and how to operate, and when rather not to operate
  • Review the care of STD and dysplasia

What you'll get

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

Course instructors

Mark Fox

Alresheim, CH

Christian Gingert

Zürich, CH

Guillaume Meurette

Geneva, CH

Sarah Mills

London, UK

Frédéric Ris

Geneva, CH

Bruno Roche

Geneva, CH

Joan Robert-Yap

Geneva, CH

Janindra Warusavitarne

London, UK


Schedule and Agenda

Apr 14, 2024





Masterclass in Proctology & Pelvic Floor Diseases (7 CME)


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

Credits: 7 CME


09:00 - 09:35 Assessment & treatment of anal abscess, fissure, and fistula Christian Gingert, Zürich - CH
09:35 - 10:10 Beyond the basics: dealing with complex fistula Janindra Warusavitarne, London - UK
10:10 - 10:45 Hemorrhoids: the good, the bad, and the ugly Christian Gingert, Zürich - CH
10:45 - 11:05 Break
11:05 - 11:40 A primer on sexually transmitted diseases for the proctologist Sarah Mills, London - UK
11:40 - 12:15 Fecal incontinence: conservative approaches and neuromodulation Joan Robert-Yap, Geneva - CH
12:15 - 12:50 Evaluation and repair of obstetric sphincter and perineal injury Bruno Roche, Geneva - CH
12:50 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:35 Beyond the basics: Puborectalis repair Frédéric Ris, Geneva - CH
14:35 - 15:10 Preoperative investigation & indication for surgery in severe constipation Mark Fox, Arlesheim - CH
15:10 - 15:45 Obstructed defecation syndrome – conservative & surgical approaches Guillaume Meurette, Geneva - CH
15:45 - 16:15 Break
16:15 - 16:50 Pelvic pain and proctalgia revisited Bruno Roche, Geneva - CH
16:50 - 17:25 Contemporary treatment of anal and rectal prolapse: how I do it Guillaume Meurette, Geneva - CH
17:25 - 18:00 Management of anal dysplasia and intraepithelial neoplasia Sarah Mills, London - UK
18:00 Closure

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