Mini Course

Surgical Infections Mini Course

This course is produced by the Surgical Infections Society of Europe
*4 CME points available from the Dutch Society of Surgeons


Wednesday June 1 2016, 13.00-18.00 hr

Who should attend?

Surgical residents, PhD students in surgery

Why attend?

After the mini course the participant will be able to take care of patients with acute and recurrent diverticulitis, colorectal anastomotic leakage and acute pancreatitis. The participant will also learn about the burden of surgical infections for patient and society.

Maximum attendees



  1. Acute and Recurrent Diverticulitis
  2. Colorectal anastomotic leakage
  3. Acute pancreatitis


Engage in interactive topic focused sessions where participants will work in subgroups on 3 topics on evidence and case based problems, to establish appropriate steps in diagnosis and treatment, supported by a faculty member. The interactive sessions will be followed by discussions and questions with an expert panel where participants will have ample opportunity to share experiences and examples from their own working environment.


12:00 Registration
13.00 Welcome
13.30 Lecture – Scope of the problem of SSI
13.50 Interactive session 1: EBM approach to Diverticulitis
14.50 Break
15.00 Interactive session 2: Colorectal anastomotic leakage
16.00 Break
16.10 Interactive session 3: Acute pancreatitis
17.10 Break
17.20 Frequently asked questions (FAQ) with Expert Panel Moderator
18.00 Closure


The interactive nature of the course means that you need to be able to understand and contribute actively to discussions in English. Please bring your own laptop or iPad for searching data on the internet. A few weeks before the course you will receive additional information and literature suggestions for preparing yourself.


€60 (incl.21% VAT)


Prof. Dr. Harry van Goor, Dr. Otmar Buyne, Dr. Ines Rubio-Perez, Dr. Georgios Gkiokas

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