Working Group – Surgery

The Devil is in the Detail

Date: Tuesday 25 September 2018
Time: 09:00 – 12:30

A surgical video session with an indepth discussion about the pouch

Including the following videos:

  • Anastomosis: handsewn versus double-staple
  • Mucosectomy yes or no?
  • Close rectal dissection or TME?
  • TaTME?
  • What about mesenteric desmoids?
  • J pouch: are they all the same?
  • Should we reconsider S-pouch?
  • Which blood supply is best? Any evidence?
  • Leakage of the ileoanal anastomosis – management and outcome
  • Pouchfistula – treatment
  • Do we need an ileostomy – role of virtual ileostomy?
  • Is an anal drain beneficial?
  • Pouchfailure: is continent ileostomy a recommendable option?
  • Outcome data from the benign taTME registry
  • Do we need a prospective documentation of these details (Surgical pouch registry)
  • Incontinence after pouch surgery
  • Nerve damage during pouch surgery