About this event

  • Date and time Wed 17 Oct 2018 from 5:00pm to 17 Oct 2018 at 8:15pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Coloproctology

Listen to original research papers submitted by surgical trainees for prestigious John of Arderne medal.

The medal award will be followed by the presidential address “Forty years A-growing” when the president will talk to council, past presidents and members at large on his experiences in colorectal surgery and outline the academic year ahead and the details of his academic program for the year.


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Session 1 - Short paper presentations

Pre-operative oral antibiotic bowel preparation in elective resectional colorectal surgery reduces rates of surgical site infections
Psoas major to L3 cross-sectional area ratio is superior to P-POSSUM as a risk prediction tool in patients over the age of 80 undergoing emergency laparotomy
The impact of biomarker status on predicting outcome in patients following cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for colorectal cancer peritoneal metastases
Optimising prognostic assessment of colon cancer using CT: Analysis of a novel staging system
The use of preoperative combined mechanical and oral antibiotic bowel preparation amongst colorectal surgeons - Are the guidelines up to date?

Session 2

Annual General Meeting For Section members only
Tea and coffee break
Overview of the 2017-2018 academic year and handover
Presidential address: Forty years A-growing
Drinks reception - all welcome
Presidential dinner - for those who have pre-booked


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom