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Complexities in Coloproctology: Impact of microbiomics

6 September 2019

Speakers include world-renowned authorities in Coloproctology, including world experts on the microbiome, Professor John Alverdy and Professor Hans Schardey, renowned authority on advanced rectal cancer, Mr Ian Jenkins and world leaders in colorectal and ileoanal pouch surgery, Professor Conor Delaney and Professor Sue Clark, to name a few.

Meeting topics:

  • The role of selective gut decontamination prior to elective bowel surgery and the potential to introduce this in surgical practice to reduce septic complications
  • Why obese patients may respond differently after surgery
  • The role of radiotherapy in the management of rectal cancer
  • How to manage the failing ileoanal pouch in ulcerative colitis and alternatives to ileoanal pouch surgery


6 September 2019
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Royal Society of Medicine, London
1 Wimpole Street
London, W1G 0AE