Programme

Tuesday, 12 April 2011


08:00 - 10:00
Post Graduate Surgery Course
Venue: 2.6

Pancreas
Chairmen: J Garden, W Pinson

Recent advances in the management of acute pancreatitis including making sense of scoring systems, the use of enteral feeding and the role of antibiotics
J Windsor (New Zealand)

Treating gallstone pancreatitis including the place of ERCP and the timing of cholecystectomy
S Connor (New Zealand)

Current management and techniques of treating pancreatic necrosis
R Carter (Scotland)

The surgical treatment of pancreatic cancer in 2011 including the role of neoadjuvant chemotherapy
R Parks (Scotland)

Technical tips in the operative management of chronic pancreatitis
R Charnley (England)

Investigating and treating cystic tumours of the pancreas
K Conlon (Ireland)

Discussion

Definitive Surgery of Trauma Care (DSTC) Day 1
Venue: University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg Hospital

Registration & Tea / Coffee Break

Welcome and Introduction

Course Overview and Surgical Decision Making

The Trauma Laparotomy

Discussion

Case Presentation

10:00 - 10:30
TEA / COFFEE BREAK
Venue: Strelitzia Conservatory and Restaurant
10:30 -12:30 Bile Ducts
Chairmen: S Strasberg, K Conlon

Preventing bile duct injury including dealing with a difficult gallbladder
M Callery (USA)

Assessment of a bile duct injury, timing of surgery, immediate or deferred treatment
W Pinson (USA)

Tips in the optimal surgical treatment of bile duct reconstruction after a laparoscopic cholecystectomy injury
J Garden (Scotland)

Surgical strategies in the treatment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma
P Lodge (England)

How I treat gallbladder carcinoma
P Jagannath (India)

Strategies and management of complicated intrahepatic stones
H Pitt (USA)

Discussion

Definitive Surgery of Trauma Care (DSTC) Day 1
Tea / Coffee Break

Trauma to the Neck

Discussion

Case Presentation

12:30 - 13:15
LUNCH BREAK
Venue: Strelitzia Conservatory and Restaurant
10:30 -12:30 Registration
Venue: CTICC Registration Foyer
Liver Part I
Chairmen: H Pitt, S Thomson

Liver anatomy and pathophysiology relevant to liver resection
T van Gulik (Netherlands)

Endoscopic ultrasound in the assessment and treatment of HPB diseases
A Hatfield (England)

How I do a liver resection including vascular control and techniques of parenchymal transection
M Rees (England)

Management of benign liver tumours
R Padbury (Australia)

Radiofrequency and microwave destruction of liver tumours. Their use (and abuse) in 2010
S Helton (USA)

Strategies to enhance the resectability of colorectal liver metastases
C Christophi (Australia)

Discussion

Definitive Surgery of Trauma Care (DSTC) Day 1

Skills Laboratory: Cadaver Laboratory

15:15 - 15:45
TEA / COFFEE BREAK
Venue: Strelitzia Conservatory and Restaurant
15:45 - 17:00 Registration
Venue: CTICC Registration Foyer
Liver Part II
Chairmen: J Krige, J Ramos

Prognostic indices and survival data in colorectal liver metastases
P-A Clavien (Switzerland)

Hepatcellular carcinoma assessment and management strategies
J Belghiti (France)

Discussion

Closure

Definitive Surgery of Trauma Care (DSTC) Day 1

Thoracic Injury

Discussion

Pericardial Window

Lung Injury

Discussion

Case Discussion

18:15 - 19:00  
19:00 - 20:30
EHPBA PRESIDENT'S DINNER
By Invitation Only

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