Controversies in Benign Proctology

Category: Training - School of Surgery

Date: May 15th 2014

Location: Exeter


Aimed at consultant colorectal surgeons, surgical trainees and colorectal nurse specialists.



This course will bring together national and international expertise to present and debate the latest evidence and techniques.

Outline timetable:

  • Management of Perianal fistula - Chair: Neil Smart
  • Update on FIAT trial – David Jayne
  • Update on MASERATI trial – Pasquale Giordano
  • Regenerative approaches – Talvinder Gill

  • Management of Haemorrhoids (Grade 3-4) - Chair: Ian Daniels
  • Overview of anatomy and physiology – Antonio Longo
  • Stapled Anopexy – Antonio Longo
  • Haemorrhoidal artery ligation – Pasquale Giordano

  • Management of Anal Intraepithelial Neoplasia - Chair: Nader Francis
  • Service provision and surveillance – Ian Daniels
  • HPV vaccination
  • CIN and VIN – perspectives from gynae-oncology – Mike Hanneman

  • Management of Anal Fissure - Chair: Antonio Longo
  • Current guidelines and treatment options – Katie Cross
  • Current research and future treatment options


Consultants: £175

Trainees: £150

AHP: £75

Additional Information/Booking

For more information or to book a place, please contact the SWSTN Admin Office or look on-line at

Phone: 01935 315068/ 31052