About this event

  • Date and time Thu 12 Sep 2019 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location King's College London
  • Organised by Surgery

Join a faculty of specialists to discover new surgical innovations, and to update and review current best practice in surgery.

Topics include:

  • Artificial intelligence in endoscopic surgery
  • Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty
  • NanoKnife and irreversible electroporation (IRE)
  • The role of IRE in pancreatic cancer
  • In-utero neurosurgery
  • Applications of 3D visualisation techniques in surgery
  • Liver imaging techniques
  • The use of wearable technology in surgical education and clinical practice

This meeting will also include the presentation of the Surgery Section’s Adrian Tanner, John Dawson, and MIA prizes. We invite surgeons of all grades to join us for the opportunity to hear research presentations from up-and-coming medical students, surgical trainees, and registrars.

 

We would like to thank our exhibitor(s):

Applied Medical UK Ltd and Cook UK Limited

Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of this meeting.

Key speakers

Mr Bassel Zebian

Consultant Neurosurgeon, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Henk Wegstaple

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Medway Maritime Hospital

Mr Amyn Haji

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Clinical Lead in Endoscopy, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Shafi Ahmed

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust

Speaker's biography

Three times TEDx speaker, Mr Ahmed is a consultant colorectal surgeon in the Academic Surgery Unit at the Royal London and St Bartholomew’s Hospitals and Director for colorectal cancer within the trust. His work on the genetics of colorectal cancers has been widely published. He is a council member to the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 

Mr Ahmed has an academic interest in the use of wearable technology in education and clinical practice. In 2014, he performed and streamed a live operation to 14,000 students and trainees across 132 countries. In 2016, he performed the world's first live operation using Snapchat Spectacles where he trained 200 medical students and surgical trainees, which has had over 100 000 downloads and viewed by over 2 million people and reached 54 million people on twitter. In 2017 he conducted an operation whilst being joined by other surgeons from three continents using avatars and holograms.

Read more about Mr Ahmed here. 

Agenda

View the programme here

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Surgical innovation in urology: The digital surgeon

Mr Jonathan Makanjuola, Consultant Urological Surgeon, Clinical Lead for Bladder Cancer, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Applications of 3D visualisation techniques in surgery

Mr Kapil Sahnan, Research Fellow and Honorary Clinical Lecturer, Imperial College London and
Mr Jordan Fletcher, Research Fellow, St Mark’s Hospital

In-utero neurosurgery: Fetoscopic repair of open neural tube defects

Mr Bassel Zebian, Consultant Neurosurgeon, King’s College Hospital NHS
Foundation Trust

Artificial intelligence in endoscopic surgery

Mr Amyn Haji, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Clinical Lead in Endoscopy,
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Tea and coffee break

Poster viewings for the John Dawson medical student prize

The Adrian Tanner prize

1. The curious case of the paediatric swollen leg with extensive ulceration
Mr Abhilash Sudarsanam, Vascular Surgery SpR, The Royal Free Hospital

2. Incarcerated femoral hernia in a 101 year old female
Thibaud Martin

3. Adhesional small bowel obstruction following robotic pelvic surgery: Challenges in management and outcome improvement
Mr William English, National Institute for Health Research Academic Clinical Fellow General Surgery Registrar, North Middlesex University Hospital and National Bowel Research Centre (Blizard Institute)

4. Intra-peritoneal haemorrhage following chemotherapy for metastatic testicular tumour. A case report
Dr Martin Yardley on behalf of Lydia Lilis, CT2, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

5. More than meets the eye
Dr Martin Clarkson, FY2, University Hospital of Wales

6. Multidisciplinary care and surgical innovation for the benefit of the patient with head and neck cancer of unknown primary
Dr Rakesh Mistry, CT1, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

7. Application of the Lalonde (horizontal-only scar) breast reduction technique for correction of gynaecomastia in dark skinned patients
Dr Fawz Kazzazi, FY1, The Royal London Hospital

8. Extra-pleural solitary fibrous tumour: An incidental finding during femoral hernia repair
Louise Dunphy

9. Endocrine bleeding leading to an acute abdomen: A case report
Mr Diwakar Ryali Sarma, ST6, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust

Lunch

Poster viewings for the John Dawson medical student prize

Laparoscopic HPB surgery in low volume centre in the Middle East

Mr Ahmed El-Afandi, Consultant HPB and Transplant Surgeon, Qatar

The role of IRE in resectable and borderline resectable pancreatic cancer

Mr Krishna Menon, Consultant Liver Transplant and HPB Surgeon, King’s College
Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Setting up robotic surgery

Professor Henk Wegstaple, Consultant Laparoscopic and Colorectal Surgeon, Medway Maritime
Hospital

Looking through the lens of future healthcare

Mr Shafi Ahmed, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust

The MIA prize

1. HA-dependent adhesion of peritoneal metastasis in colorectal cancer
Faris Soliman, Cardiff China Medical Research Collaborative and Cardiff University

2. SIPA1 is a modulator of HGF induced tumour metastasis and could be a potential therapeutic target in lung adenocarcinoma
Mr Chang Liu, Cardiff China Medical Research Collaborative and Cardiff University

3. Acute traumatic coagulopathy (ATC) - discovering novel therapeutics
Dr Anthony Thaventhiran, PhD Student, Centre for Trauma Sciences and Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry

Tea and coffee break

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty

Dr Bu' Hayee, Clinical Lead for Gastroenterology, King's
College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

CCT and CESR, how to get into surgical training and onto specialist register

Ms Avril Chang, Consultant Upper GI Surgeon, King’s College Hospital NHS
Foundation Trust

Prize presentations

Awarding of the John Dawson medical student prize, MIA and Adrian Tanner prize

Close of meeting

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King's College London, The Weston Education Centre, 10 Cutcombe Road, London, SE5 9RJ, London

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