Focus on Emergency Surgery

There will be a strong focus on Emergency General Surgery on Tuesday 7 July 2020 at our Edinburgh meeting to celebrate to showcase ACPGBI Guidelines in Emergency Colorectal Surgery due to be released in 2020.

EGS Plenary

Hot topics in emergency colorectal surgery:

  • The no laparotomy patient
  • Diverticulitis – lessons from SAGES
  • Salvaging anastomotic leaks
  • Managing the open abdomen

EGS Symposium

Bowel trouble:

  • Clostridium difficile colitis
  • Traumatic bowel injury
  • Sigmoid volvulus
  • Intra-operative decision-making in intestinal infarction

Dukes/EGS Symposium

Laparoscopy in EGS:

  • Laparoscopy in small bowel obstruction
  • Laparoscopic approaches in acute diverticulitis
  • Laparoscopic colectomy in acute colitis
  • What’s next? LaCES trial

Colonic haemorrhage and perianal sepsis will also be covered in the Colorectal FOCUS programme on Monday 6 July.