Past Events 2006 - 2008



 


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Annual General Meeting
4th Annual General Meeting of the SCRS 

19 Aug 2006 

Changi General Hospital,
Training and Education Centre,
Level 3 (opposite CSO) 
 
1-2pm Lunch 

2-3pm  Quarterly Grand Rounds
       Potpourri of difficult cases 
3-4pm AGM Agenda
      Welcome address by PSCRS and launch of official web-site
      Presentation of certificates of membership and Society ties
      Minutes of 3rd AGM  (attached)          
      Annual Report 2005-2006 by Secretary (attached)
      Financial Report 2005-2006 by Treasurer and comments by Honorary Auditors
      Proposal for Honorary membership to be conferred on
            Prof Zhou Zong Guang, China
            Prof Steve Wexner, USA
            Prof Stanley Goldberg, USA 
      Proposal to adopt Techniques in Coloproctology as SCRS official publication
            Update members' particulars    
            Election of Executive Committee 2006-7
            AOB


To download the society's Annual Report click here



 


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New Frontiers in Colorectal Cancer
Lunch Symposium : New Frontiers in Colorectal Cancer 

2nd September 2006 

Marriot Hotel Ballroom, Level 3
To download the invitation cover click here
To download the invitation back click here



 


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Update on medical management of common perianal conditions
Update on medical management of common perianal conditions 

9 Jan 2007 Tuesday, 12.30 - 2.00 pm 

The Pines, 30 Stevens Rd, SG 257840 

Speakers: Dr Jane Tan, Dr Tan Kok Yang
Lunch sponsored by Stewart Cross 



 


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Challenges in Colorectal Surgery Symposium
The optimal bowel preparation: efficacy & safety 

26 Jan 2007 Friday, 6.30 - 8.30pm 

Grand Copthorne Waterfront Singapore, North Ballroom, Level 2 

Speaker: Prof Steve Wexner
Dinner hosted by DKSH/CB Fleet



 


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TTSH - SCRS Inaugural Scientific Meeting
Inaugural Scientific Meeting 

27th January 2007, 12.30 -5.30 pm 

Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Seminar Room 3 

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12.30 - 1.30pm  Registration, Exhibition and Lunch 
1.30 - 3.00pm    Improving Outcomes in Colorectal Surgery Symposium
        Chairman - Dr Denis Cheong
        Prof Steve Wexner - Optimising Bowel Preparation for Colonoscopy
        A/Prof Seow Choen - Minilaparotomy and skin crease incisions
        Dr Dean Koh - Avoiding complications in laparoscopic surgery
        Dr Richard Sim - Fastrack protocol and carepath in improving outcome 
3.00 - 3.30pm   Tea Break
3.30 - 5.30pm   Free paper presentation 

Results

Best Paper
Dr Tan Kok Yang
Randomised Double Blind Clinical Trial of 0.2% GTN on Wound Healing and Pain Reduction after Open Diathermy Haemorrhoidectomy

Best Video
Dr Chew Min Hoe
Colonic Stent in Acute Intestinal Obstruction for Colorectal Cancer

Outstanding Paper
Dr Mark Wong
Primary Colorectal Lymphomas

Outstanding Video
Dr Dean Koh
Hand Assisted Laparoscopic total Mesorectal Excision



 


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Grand Rounds - NUH
Grand Rounds - NUH 

4 Mar 2007 Sunday 

NUH 

Speaker: Prof Stanley Goldberg
Co-ordinator: Dr Charles Tsang



 


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Dinner Symposium: Probiotics in the treatment of GI disorders
Dinner Symposium: Probiotics in the treatment of GI disorders 

30 Mar 2007 Friday, 7.15 - 8.30pm 

Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Pontini Restaurant 

Speaker: Michael Zelig, Florida, USA 



 


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Grand Rounds - CGH
Grand Rounds - CGH 

Jun 2007 

CGH 

Co-ordinator: Dr Chen Chung Ming



 


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5th Annual General Meeting of the SCRS & Grand Rounds SGH
SCRS Quarterly Grand Round (SGH) and 5th AGM

18th August 2007, 1:00PM 

SGH, Medical Staff Lounge Blk 6 Level 9 

1.00 - 2.00pm Lunch
2.00 - 3.00pm Grand Round
                          Colorectal Polyposis Syndromes other than FAP
                          Speaker: Dr Koh Poh Koon
3.00 - 4.00pm 5th AGM 

Agenda of 5th AGM

•  Welcome address by PSCRS (Seow Choen)
•  Presentation of Society ties to new full members
     - Tan Kok Yang, Kam Ming Hian, Ng Kheng Hong
•  Update members' particulars
•  Review minutes of 4th AGM
•  Annual Report 2006-2007 (R Sim)
•  Financial Report 2006-2007 (Ho Kok Sun/Teoh Tiong Ann/Eu KW)
•  Proposal to charge nominal registration fee of $50 for future SCRS Scientific Meeting
•  Proposal for Honorary membership
     - Prof Jeffrey Milsom (http://www.cornellphysicians.com/jwmilsom/biography.html)
     - Prof Fumio Konishi (http://www.icds-hk.com/Fac_member/fac_KONISHI.html)
•  Election of Executive Committee and Honorary Auditors 2007-8
•  AOB (please indicate to Secretary one week in advance) 
To download the 2007 SCRS Annual Report click here
To download minutes of the SCRS 4th Annual General Meeting click here



 



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SCRS Quarterly Meeting in conjunction with the  NUH-NUS International Colorectal Symposium
NUH-NUS International Colorectal Symposium (In conjunction with NHG Annual Scientific Congress 2007)

10th ~ 13th Nov 2007

Raffles City Convention Centre & National University Hospital

NUH-NUS Colorectal Symposium with several overseas and Singapore speakers. Topics covered: Colorectal Cancer Symposium, Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery & Hemorrhoid Treatment, Hands-on training, Hands-on Cadaveric Course and Live Surgery Demonstration. The program is available online at www.colorectalclinic.com.sg/ics2007/

All Society members are invited and given complimentary registration when registering through Juraiza at: Juraiza_Binte_SAPIEE@nuh.com.sg. Society members should not use the on-line registration as they will be charged with the registration costs.





 




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1st Asia Pacific IBD Scientific Meeting & Post Graduate Course
1st Asia Pacific IBD Scientific Meeting & Post Graduate Course

23 - 24 February 2008

Shangri-La Hotel

The IBD centre of SGH is organising the 1st Asia Pacific IBD Scientific Meeting & Post Graduate Course at Shangri-La Hotel from 23 February to 24 February 2008. The meeting Organising Committee has extended their invitiation for SCRS members to participate in their programme. Some of our members will also be speaking in the programme. Please refer to attached flier.
To download the Announcement Release click here
To download the Programme click here




 

 
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HMDP VISITING EXPERT IN LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY
HMDP VISITING EXPERT IN LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY - Dr. Jeffrey W. Milsom, M.D., FACS

3rd - 7th March 2008

Dr. Jeffrey W. Milsom, M.D., FACS
Chief of Colon & Rectal Surgery

Jerome J. DeCosse M.D. Distinguished Professor of Surgery
Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College
Cornell University, New York, New York, USA

Attending Surgeon
New York Presbyterian Hospital

Monday 3/03/2008

1000 –1200     Introduction to Singapore Healthcare System
                           Visit and Tour of TTSH

1230 – 1400    Lecture – Use of Laparoscopic Techniques in Colon and Rectal Diseases
                           TTSH Conference Room 1
                           Lunch will be provided at 12.30pm

1400 – 1600    Meeting with AST trainees
                           TTSH CSO4B Conference Room
                           Cases - Obstructed defecation syndrome
                                       Complex anorectal fistulae
                                       Difficult polyps                                         

1630 – 1730    Lecture - Training and Credentialing in Laparoscopic Surgery
                           TTSH Conference Room 1


Tuesday 4/03/2008

0800 – 0900    Lecture – Intersection of Laparoscopy and Endoscopy in Colorectal Surgery
                           SGH PGMI, Blk 6 Level 1, Lecture Rooms 3 & 4

1000 –1200     Meeting with Colorectal trainees
                           SGH Ward 47 Conference Room     

1400 – 1600    Pre Surgery Ward Rounds in Tan Tock Seng Hospital
                           Cases – Rectal cancer S/P neoadjuvant chemoradiation
                                      Locally advanced ascending colon cancer


Wednesday 5/03/2008

0900 – 1600     Live Surgery Demo
                           TTSH Conference Room 1
                           Moderator: Dr Jane Tan
                           Lunch will be provided


Thursday 6/03/2008

0900 – 1000    Tour of Alexandra Hospital & Meeting with Key Clinicians

1000 - 1200     Meet the Professor - Discussion of potpourri of complex/interesting cases
                           AH IDEA Lab

1200 – 1300    Lecture – Laparoscopic Techniques in Rectal Cancer Surgery

1600 – 1700    Tour of Changi General Hospital & Meeting with Key Clinicians

1700 – 1800    Lecture – Combined Laparoscopic-Endoscopic Approaches to Difficult Polyps
                           Meeting Place, Clinical Staff Office, Level 3 Changi General Hospital


Friday 7/03/2008

0730 – 0830    Lecture - Hand-assisted techniques in Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
                           NUH Kent Ridge Wing Level 3

0900 –1600     Live Surgery Demo
                           NUH OT Suite


 


 
 
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SCRS Quarterly Meeting
SCRS Quarterly Meeting

7th March 2008, Friday  

TTSH

The 1st 2008 Quarterly Meeting will be hosted by TTSH and coincides with their HMDP expert visit from 29 February to 8 March 2008. Prof Jeff Milsom will be coming once again during this period. Details of the events during the week will be circulated in due course.
 
 

 
 

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Dinner in honour of Dr Jeffrey Wood Milsom hosted by Society of Colorectal Surgeons, Singapore
Dinner in honour of Dr Jeffrey Wood Milsom hosted by Society of Colorectal Surgeons, Singapore

7th March 2008, Friday

Sheraton Towers Amber Room (Level 2)

1830           Registration
1900 - 1945 Lecture – High-Tech Approaches to the Treatment of Colon and Rectal Diseases
1945 - 2000 Conferment of Honorary Fellowship
2000 - 2200 Dinner

                 Pelvic Anatomy Quiz

The event carries 1 CME point
RSVP: Richard_Sim@ttsh.com.sg
 
 

 

SCRS Annual Scientific Meeting 2008
 
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SCRS Annual Scientific Meeting 2008

12-13 July 2008

Conrad Centennial Singapore

SCRS Annual Scientific Meeting will be held in conjunction with the GI HEP meeting (organised by GESS) from 12-13 July 2008. A one-day scientific programme will be planned with invited expert speakers. Trainees will be given sessions to present their oral papers and video papers with prizes awarded for the best paper in each of the categories. There will also be a joint symposium with the gastroenterologists on a common problem encountered in both practices and will be working towards the first position statement paper on this issue. Do keep the dates free.

For further information and online regisration, please refer to the official website: GIHep Singapore 2008

 

 

New advances in surgery, endoscopy and imaging of the large bowel and the pelvic floor in Europe and Asia
 
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Call for Abstracts: New advances in surgery, endoscopy and imaging of the large bowel and the pelvic floor in Europe and Asia

1–2 November 2008

Shanghai

The Eurasian Colorectal Technologies Association (ECTA) in conjunction with The Chinese Association of Colorectal Surgeons organise the 1st Biennial Congress, at Shanghai, 1–2 November 2008.

250 words structured abstracts (background, methods, results, conclusion) may be sent to the ECTA Secretary info@eurasianecta.org within the 31st of August.

Those selected for poster or podium presentation will be published in Techniques in Coloproctology provided that at least one of the presenting authors is an ECTA member.
To download the official call for papers please click here



 

Best of ASCO, Singapore
 
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Best of ASCO, Singapore

18th August 2008

Windows East Meeting Room, Four Seasons Hotel

Guest Speaker: Dr Daniel G Haller, Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Hospital

Sponsor: Sanofi-Aventis

6.30pmRegistration & Refreshment
Debate ONE – “The Optimal Management of Stage II Colon Cancer is Surgery Alone”
7.00pmDr Richard Sim (Proponent)
Senior Consultant
Department of Surgery
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Dr  Tan Yew Oo (Opponent)
Consultant
Medical Oncologist
Medical Oncology Centre,
Gleneagles Medical Centre
7:15pmPeer Comments and Discussion
7:30pmDebate Consummation – An Expert Opinion by Dr Dan Haller
Debate TWO – “Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation is the Standard of Care for Locally Advanced
                            Rectal Cancer”
7.40pmDr  Tan Yew Oo (Proponent)
Consultant
Medical Oncologist
Medical Oncology Centre,
Gleneagles Medical Centre
Dr Richard Sim (Opponent)
Senior Consultant
Department of Surgery
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
7:55pmPeer Comments and Discussion
8:10pmDebate Consummation – An Expert Opinion by Dr Dan Haller


 

SCRS Quarterly Meeting and Annual General Meeting
 
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SCRS Quarterly Meeting and Annual General Meeting

23rd August 2008

Khoo Teck Puat Advanced Surgery Training Centre, Level 2, Kent Ridge Wing, NUH

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1-2 pm:  Luunch
2-3 pm: Talk
3-4 pm : AGM

      Message by President
      Presentation of prizes for winners at the ASM
      Annual Report of the Sociey 2007-8
      Financial Report 2007-8
      Voting on any resolutions
      AOB
      Election of new ExCo and Honorary Auditors for September 2008-9


 


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Society of Colorectal Surgeons (Singapore) - Annual Scientific Meeting
  in conjunction with the GI HEP meeting.
Society of Colorectal Surgeons (Singapore) - Annual Scientific Meeting

Saturday 20 June 2009

Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore

The Society of Colorectal Surgeons will be holding its 2009 Annual Scientific meeting at Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, on Saturday 20 June 2009.

For more information regarding GIHep 2009 event, please refer to the events official Site: GIHep Singapore 2009


 

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SCRS Quarterly Scientific Meeting
SCRS Quarterly Scientific Meeting

Saturday 22 August 2009

TTSH Boardroom (Level 1)

1.30 - 2.00pm Lunch
2.00 - 3.00pm Quarterly Scientific Meeting
3.00 - 4.00pm AGM


 

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12th Congress of Asian Federation of Coloproctology
12th Congress of Asian Federation of Coloproctology and 32nd  National Conference of the Association
of Colon and Rectal Surgeons of India

25th ~ 27th September 2009

Hotel Cidade de Goa (GOA, India)

The AFCP 2009 congress will be held in conjunction with ACRSI annual meeting at GOA, India.

Congress President: Dr.Parvez Sheikh current president of ACRSI

Congress Vice President: Dr.Ashok Ladha past president of ACRSI

Further information can be found in the congress website at AFCP


 

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International Colorectal Symposium 2009 (In conjunction with Quarterly SCRS Meeting)
International Colorectal Symposium 2009 (In conjunction with Quarterly SCRS Meeting)

14th ~ 16th October 2009

National University Hospital, Singapore

Lectures are free for SCRS members (Registration on first come first basis)

Courses:
(i)  NUHS Masterclass in Hemorrhoid and Fistula Surgery
(ii) NUHS Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic
(iii) NUHS Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Course 2009   

www.nuhscolorectal.com for more details


 

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New technologies in colorectal surgery
New technologies in colorectal surgery: 1st BIENNIAL MEETING of the Eurasian Colorectal Technologies Association (ECTA)

13 ~ 15 November 2009

Guangzhou/Canton, China
Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Center

For details regarding this event please refer to the PDF conference announcement here.