3rd NUH SINGAPORE COLORECTAL CANCER SYMPOSIUM (SCCS)   
Adenoma to Colon Cancer: Current Management Strategies and Innovation
8th June 2018 (Friday),  9th June 2018 (Saturday)
Venue: National University Health System, Auditorium, level 1, Tower Block
Date: 8th June 2018 Friday
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TimeTopicSpeaker
9.00amWelcome AddressDr Cheong Wai Kit
Session 1: Colon Cancer Screening Screening (Moderator: Adj. Assoc. Prof. Goh Hak Su & Dr Cheong Wai Kit)
9.10amHow to achieve ideal bowel preparation?Dr Lee Keat Hong
9.30amIs my polyp detection rate ideal?Dr Lim Jit Fong
9.50amUpdate on colonoscopy screening guidelinesAdj Asst. Prof Seow Choon Sheong
10.10amFuture direction in colorectal cancer screeningAsst. Prof Tan Ker Kan
10.30amInteractive case discussion: colon cancer screening
10.45amTeabreak
11.30amPatient’s Journey Discussion Panel – (Moderators: Asst. Prof Bettina Lieske, Dr Lee Kuok Chung and Ms Rachael Nakawungu)
Interactive session with patients touching briefly on the following topics:
  • What is holding patients back from colon cancer screening?
  • Differing ethnic and racial views on colon cancer screening
  • Who is the key decision maker on screening: patient or their    family members?
  • What do patients really want from their doctors?
12:30pmLunch
Session 2: Controversies on Endoscopic Polypectomy (Moderator: Dr Frances Lim & Dr Ng Chee Yung)
1.30pmDo all polyps need to be resected?Dr Sharmini Su Sivarajah
1.45pmShould we institute a resect and discard policy?Dr Keijiro Sunada
2.00pmIs TAMIS or ESD better for rectal lesions?Dr Peter, Chien-Chih CHEN
2.20pmTips on removing a complex polypAssoc. Prof. Tan Kok Yang
2.40pmInteractive case discussion: endoscopic polypectomy 
Session 3: Making Surgery Safer - Importance of Perioperative Planning (Moderator: Adj Asst. Prof Tan Wah Siew & Adj. Asst. Prof Cheryl Lau)
3.00pmOptimizing nutrition before surgeryDr Ridzuan Farouk
3.15pmOptimizing the patient from the anesthetist perspectiveDr Leong Siaw May
3.30pmHow to implement ERAS successfully?Dr How Kwang Yeong
3.45pmInteractive case discussion: preoperative planning 
4.00pmBreak
Session 4: Challenging Intraoperative Issues: Challenging Intraoperative Issues (Moderator: Asst. Prof Tan Ker Kan & Dr James Ngu)
4.30pmManaging the unexpected intraoperative findingsProf Francis Seow Choen
4.45pmIntraoperative catastrophes: how to handle themProf Phillip Fleshner
5.00pmMiddle colic dissection made easyDr Yeo Shen Ann, Eugene
5.15pm – 6.00pmDiscussion panel: intraoperative decisions 


 
 
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