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Wednesday 7th June 2017

12:00 – 15:30 Council Meeting
15:00 – 16:00 SIS-E Olympics Registration
16:00 – 19:00 SIS-E Olympics  €

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From the doors of death to new life: the importance of infection control
Luis Asensio Gómez

Transanal endoscopic operation (TEO) based drainage of postoperative pouch of Douglas abscess
Raquel Gracia Roman

Taking a deeper look. Laparoscopic management of deep surgical site infection sepsis secondary to uterine scar abscess.
Larry Hinkson

A combined surgical and endoscopic approach for bilateral hepatolithiasis causing recurrent cholangitis: Report of a case
Begoña Ochoa

Not just a complicated cholecystitis…beware of risk factors!
Begoña Peinado

Necrotizing Abdominal Fasciitis in a Diabetes debut
Laia Torrent Jansà

Melero Gas In The Liver, Gas In The Abdomen, Gas Everywhere
Alba Vázquez

19:00 – 20:30 Welcome Reception

Thursday 8th June 2017

07:30 – 18:00 Registration
08:15 – 08:30 Presidential Welcome
Joerg Schroeder, SIS-E President
08:30 – 10:00 Free Paper Session I

Iskender Sayek, Turkey & Miguel Cainzos, Spain

Evaluating qSOFA and SIRS criteria as screening tools and mortality predictors: are they really useful in abdominal infections?
Luis Asensio Gómez

Postoperative abdominal infections after resection of T4 colon cancer increase the risk of peritoneal recurrence
Karin Wasmann

Working Mechanisms of Incisional Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy: A Systematic Review
Pieter Zwanenburg

A systematic review and meta-analyses of genetic risk factors for acute pancreatitis.
Fons Van Den Berg

A systematic review and meta-analysis of in-hospital delay before surgery as a risk factor for complications in acute appendicitis patients.
Stefan van Dijk

Long-term reverse effects of omitting antibiotics in uncomplicated acute diverticulitis.
Stefan van Dijk

AQUACEL Ag Surgical trial: a randomized controlled trial on reducing surgical site infections after breast cancer surgery
Gerson Struik

Bridging-to-surgery in patients with type 2 intestinal failure
Jeroen Claessen

A systematic review of care bundles in surgery for the prevention of surgical site infections
Quirine Boldingh

10:00 – 10:30 Refreshment Break & Poster Round I
10:30 – 11:30 Symposium I: Pillars of Surgical Site Infection Prevention

Jose Balibrea, Spain & Xavier Guirao, Spain

Basics in surgical site infection prevention
Xavier Guirao, Spain

Hair management & skin antisepsis
Jose Balibrea, Spain

Interactive session with voting:
Short case problem solving in SSI prevention
Xavier Guirao, Spain

11:30 – 12:30 Symposium II: Abdominal Catastrophes

Carolynne Vaizey, UK & John Mazuski, USA

Intestinal failure
Carolynne Vaizey, UK

Complex abdominal surgical wounds
Marja Boermeester, Netherlands

What’s next? Definitive closure strategies
Francesco Di Marzo, Italy

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Symposium III: Joint symposium with the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) – Post-operative infections

Joerg Schroeder, Germany & Massimo Sartelli, Italy

The burden of post-operative infections on surgical patients and global healthcare system.
Metin Çakmakçı, Turkey

The role of the surgeons in combating infections in surgical patients.
Federico Coccolini, Italy

Appropriate use of antibiotics in patients with intra-abdominal infections; AGORA project
Massimo Sartelli, Italy

WSES Dublin Open Abdomen Consensus Document
Federico Coccolini, Italy

15:00 – 15:45 Symposium IV: Soft tissue and bone infections

Gerrolt N Jukema, Switzerland & Karl Staubach, Germany

Posttraumatic osteomyelitis. New therapeutic approach
Gerrolt N Jukema, Switzerland

Necrotizing soft tissue infections; MRSA challenge and rational use of antibiotics.
Massimo Sartelli, Italy

15:45 – 16:00 New society: WSIS
Kemal Rasa, Turkey
16:00 – 16:30 Refreshment Break & Poster Round II
16:30 – 17:00 New Horizons I

Wolfgang Sendt, Germany

Our own microbiome: the good and the evil – new demands for bacteriophage therapy
Christine Rohde, Germany

17:00 – 18:00 Free Paper Session II

Reinhold Függer, Austria & Ulrich Schoeffel, Germany

The Alexis O C-Section wound retractor significantly reduces surgical site infection in caesarean sections
Larry Hinkson

Evaluating sepsis screening tools as predictors of complicated acute cholecystitis in the Emergency Department.
Begoña Peinado

Aquacel Surgical Ag in the prevention of Surgical Site Infection: Pilot Study in 60 patients undergoing major abdominal surgery.
Alessio Impagnatiello

Appendicectomy and the Microbiological Sample: An Audit of Sampling Frequency and Microbiological Results in a Scottish hospital, 2012 and 2016
Anna Jarchow-Macdonald

Better Outcome by Negative Pressure Wound Therapy with Instillation Technique for Treatment of Posttraumatic Osteomyelitis
Gerrolt Jukema

Surgical prophylaxis in MRSA positive patients pre –operatively
Alasdair Hawley

19:00 SIS-E Congress Dinner  €

Friday 9th June 2017

08:00 – 18:00 Registration
08:30 – 09:30 Symposium V: Guidelines and implementation challenges

Carolynne Vaizey, UK & Marja Boermeester, Netherlands

Periprosthetic infections & guidelines.
T. Gehrke, Germany

International Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock
John Mazuski, USA

How we can implement guidelines to daily practice?
Xavier Guirao, Spain

09:30 – 10:00 New Horizons II

Kemal Rasa, Turkey

Innovation in compliance and implementation: Developing a cockpit for the OR
Bo Wiesman, Netherlands
Thijs Schopman, Netherlands

10:00 – 10:30 Refreshment Break & Poster Round III
10:30 – 11:00 Young Investigator Lecture

Marja Boermeester, Netherlands

Less is more; insights in the prevention of SSI
Sarah Gans, Netherlands

11:00 – 11:30 Semmelweis Lecture

Stefanos Geroulanos, Germany

30 years of a Society!
Hans-Peter Simmen, Switzerland

11:30 – 12:30 Anniversary Panel with Past Presidents: Tradition and the Future

Otmar Buyne, Netherlands

Tradition and the Future:

Iskender Sayek, Turkey 1998
Miguel Cainzos, Spain 2004
Reinhold Függer, Austria 2006
Ulrich Schoeffel, Germany 2008
Metin Çakmakçı, Turkey 2009
Thomas Sautner, Austria 2013

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:00 Presidential Address

How surgeons deal with complications?
Joerg Schroeder, SIS-E President

14:00 – 15:00 Pro/Con Debates

Christian Eckmann, Germany & Francesco Di Marzo, Italy

Management of wound infections
Open management:
Otmar Buyne, Netherlands
Closed management:
Marja Boermeester, Netherlands

Treatment of acute appendicitis
Medical therapy:
Thomas Sautner, Austria
Surgical therapy:
Christian Eckmann, Germany

15:00 – 16:00 Symposium VI: Complex intra-abdominal infections

Metin Çakmakçı, Turkey & Donald Fry, USA

The Surgical Infection Society 2017 Revised Guideline.
John Mazuski, USA

Antimicrobial resistance in cIAI. Why surgeons do need to worry?
Jan De Waele, Belgium

Recent developments in the surgical management of cIAI.
Ines Rubio, Spain

16:00 – 16:30 Refreshment Break
16:30 – 17:00 Meeting with the Editor

Kemal Rasa, Turkey

Surgical Infections Journal
Donald Fry, USA
Editor in Chief, Surgical Infections

17:00 – 18:00 Free Paper Session III

Jesus Culebras, Spain & Thomas Sautner, Austria

Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio (NLR) in diabetic patients with acute cholecystitis: useful to evaluate severity?
Begoña Peinado

Outpatient management of uncomplicated diverticulitis without antibiotics. Early results from a pilot prospective cohort study.
Nuria Ortega

Infections after pancreatic surgery double costs of treatment
Christiane Sophie Rösch

Increasing staff awareness about the importance of antimicrobial stewardship: innovate to captivate!
Ines Rubio-Perez

Oral nutrition as a form of preoperative enhancement in older patients undergoing surgery for colorectal cancer: a systematic review
Emma Bruns

Clinical efficacy and cost effectiveness of alcoholic chlorhexidine in preventing early wound infection in cardiac surgery
Antonio Capo

18:00 – 19:00 SIS-E Members Business Meeting
Society updates and election of new members
All member delegates welcome