*Included*
Keynote lectures 
- Captain James Blackmore - Confession of an airpilot
- Mark Beattie - How to get published
- Dietrich Kluth -  The female “persistant cloaca” – a critical appraisal on terminology
BAPS national training day
 - registered BAPS trainees will get £10 cash back at the end of the meeting. 
Basic skills in laparoscopy on 14th October, 2017 
  -  
basic laparoscopic skills training on models - laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair, laparoscopic appendicectomy and laparoscopic fundoplication
  -  only a few places available. 

 


 

 

Topics to be covered

 

Genetic input 

Embryology and Development of the oesophagus

Surgical strategies of TOF repair

3-D talk of oesophageal atresia

Gastro-oesophageal refulx

Surgical strategies of oesophageal dysmotility

Oesophageal replacement strategies

Oesophageal injuries

 

 

Thursday, 12.10.2017

10:00 Opening Remarks
  Genetic input in babies with TOF 
Catherine Mercer, Southampton, U.K.

  Pre-natal diagnosis of oesophageal atresia, Key message of WANDA database
David Howe, Southampton, U.K.

  Discussion
11:05 Break
11:35


Embryology of the oesophagus and development of congenital trachea-oesophageal fistula 
Dietrich Kluth, Leipzig, Germany

  Discussion
  Challenging cases, setting the scene
David Burge, Southampton, U.K.

12:50  Lunch
  Surgical Strategies of OE/TOF repair/ 3-D talk on Oesophageal Atresia
14:00 


How to operate an oesophageal atresia
David Burge, Southampton, U.K.

  Thoracoscopic repair of oesophageal atresia, including long gap. 
Dariusz Patkowski, Wroclaw, PL

15:10  Break
15:40 


How to deal with post-operative complications
David Drake, London, U.K.

  Difficult scenarios and anatomical variations: H-type, upper pouch fistula, right sided arch,
David Burge, Southampton, U.K.

  Discussion
16:55 short break

17:05

* Captain James Blackmore * Confession of an airpilot

17:25

 

How to pass the FRCS exam / How to pass the European Exam

Michael Stanton / Oliver Muensterer

17:45 End
   
19:00 Dinner at the Grand Cafe


Friday, 13.10.2017

9:00


* How to get published *
Mark Beattie, Southampton, U.K.

  Gastro-oesophageal Reflux
9:30


Clinical signs, Symptoms, and Medical treatment 
Mark Beattie, Southampton, U.K.

  Longterm outcome of esophageal atresia
Mikko Pakarinen, Helsinki, Finland

  Discussion
10:40  Break
11:10 Surgical strategies 
  How to do a fundoplication? 
Joseph Curry, London, U.K.

  Achalasia 
Jamie Kelly, Southampton, U.K.

  Gastro-oesophageal dissociation
Matthew Jones, Liverpool, U.K.

  Longterm outcome after fundoplication
Mikko Pakarinen, Helsinki, Finnland

  Discussion
12:45


*The female “persistant cloaca”–a critical appraisal on terminology*
Dietrich Kluth, Leipzig, Germany

13:05 Lunch
14:15 Should all paediatric surgeons do esophageal atresia repair?
  Situation in the Benelux? 
Lucas Matthyssens, Ghent, Belgium

  Is there a role for subspecialisation? 
Matthew Jones, Liverpool, U.K.

  Discussion
15:00


Oesophageal injury caustic, button battery – case presentations
Oliver Muensterer, Mainz, Germany

  Discussion
15:40 Break
16:10 Oesophageal replacement strategies
  Gastric replacement 
Edward Kiely, London, U.K.

  Jejunal interposition
Janet McNally, Bristol, U.K.

  Current research strategies in stem cells and oesophageal replacement
Paolo De Coppi, London, U.K.

  Discussion
17:25 Final remarks and feedback
17:40 The end.