King's Health Partners Academic Surgical Grand Round

The next event in the Surgical Ground Round schelude will be held on Thursday 23 May, 5:30pm - 6:30pm, and will focus on bowel dysfunction after colorectal cancer surgery

This event will be held via MSTeams - REGISTER HERE via Ticket Tailor.  

Session Chair: Linda Ferrari, Consultant Colorectal, Pelvic Floor, and Emergency Surgery, Guy'sLinda Ferrari and St Thomas' Foundation Trust.

Linda Ferrari graduated in Italy where she had her general surgical training. Following that, she did a colorectal fellowship at St Mark’s Hospital and at the University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle. Linda joined Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in 2016 to gain further training in pelvic floor disorders and IBD. She conducted a research project for a PhD at King’s College London, and since 2022 has been a consultant in emergency and colorectal surgery with main interest in IBD and pelvic floor disorders.

Topic speaker: Liam Johnston, Clinical Scientist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.Liam Johnston

Topic update: Investigation and treatment of functional pelvic floor disorders, including sacral neuromodulation (SNM).

Liam Johnston, MEng, MSc, is a registered clinical scientist based at the pelvic floor unit at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, where he performs and interprets a range of pelvic floor investigations in collaboration with the pelvic floor multidisciplinary team. He attained his integrated master’s degree in medical engineering from Cardiff University in 2018 and subsequently completed the NHS Scientist Training Programme, specialising in clinical measurement and development, in 2021. He has a special interest in healthcare technology assessment and implementation into clinical practice. 

Bulkley-Barry-Cooper speaker: Prof Peter Christensen, Professor and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark.Peter Christensen

Bulkley-Barry-Cooper Surgical Professorial Lecture: Late adverse effects after colorectal cancer surgery.

Peter Christensen is a professor in pelvic floor surgery at Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark. He has led the development of the multidisciplinary pelvic floor unit, where he heads up the Danish Cancer Society National Research Centre for late adverse effects to cancer in the pelvic organs. His research covers a broad spectrum including organ rehabilitation following cancer therapy, development of patient reported outcome measures and surgery for bowel dysfunction. He has a dedicated interest in minimal invasive treatment modalities for functional bowel dysfunction and in rectal prolapse surgery. He is a member of the ESCP Communication Committee and the ESCP Global Reach Committee.

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23 May 2024
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23 May 2024
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