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THe 12th LONDON SURGICAL SYMPOSIUM

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#LSS2018

13/09/18

The 72nd Simpson-Smith Lecture and Awards

 

 

 

What is LSS 2018?

 
 

THE LONDON SURGICAL SYMPOSIUM IS NOW IN ITS twelfth YEAR. THIS INCLUSIVE EDUCATIONAL FORUM BRINGS INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS ON SURGICAL INNOVATION TO LONDON TO DISCUSS ADVANCES IN A DIVERSE RANGE OF TOPICS IN GENERAL SURGERY. IT PROVIDES A FORUM FOR SURGICAL RESEARCHERS, TRAINEES AND CLINICIANS FROM ALL ASPECTS OF SURGICAL CARE TO PRESENT THEIR WORK AND TO ENJOY A DAY OF EDUCATION.  

 

SYMPOSIUM CHAIR / PROFESSOR GEORGE HANNA

SYMPOSIUM LEAD / MR JAMES KINROSS


LSS 2018 SPEAKERS

 

The Charles Pannett Lecture - Professor Brian Davidson

Hugh Dudley Lecture - Mr Terry Irwin

Chair's Invited Speaker - Mr Yuichi Mori

Simpson Smith Lecture - TBA


 

WATCH LSS 2018 LIVE!

 

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lss 2018 speakers

 

Bigger and better than before, LSS 2018 will be inviting an exciting array of eminent speakers and world-class surgeons who will be sharing their wealth of knowledge and inspiring ideas. Following a tradition commenced at the inception of LSS, we will also be hosting the highly esteemed, annual Hugh Dudley Lecture.


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Professor bRiAN DAVIDSON

University College London

"Augmented Reality imaging in surgery"

Brian Davidson is a consultant HPB and Liver Transplant Surgeon at the Royal Free Hospital and Professor of Surgery at UCL. Major research interests are in Evidence based Healthcare (Director of UCL MSc), Clinical Trials, pathogenesis of HPB cancers and novel surgical technologies. Editor of the UK Cochrane HPB Group. Has completed 6 clinical trials in surgery, published 548 peer reviewed articles including 115 Cochrane reviews of which 64 are in National or International Guidelines. Successful supervision of 15 MSc, 18 MD and 11 PhD students. Grant income of £21M in last 10 years. Research H Index 68.

 

 

MR Yuichi Mori

Showa University

“Artificial Intelligence for real time polyp diagnostics and surgical planning of early colorectal cancer”.

Dr. Mori is an associate professor at Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital. Dr. Mori received his medical education at Niigata University and completed his gastroenterology fellowship at Showa University. His PhD thesis, awarded in 2013, examined the efficacy of optical diagnosis of colorectal neoplasms. He has a strong interest in the research of computer-aided diagnosis for colonoscopy. Relating this topic, he has published more than 50 articles including Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and Endoscopy, and obtained five governmental research grants. For this achievement, he has received various awards; Best of UEGW2017 Award, the Crystal Award of the DDW2015, etc. He currently works as a councilor of the Japanese Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society.

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MR TERRY IRWIN

 

LSS 2018 'The debate'

 

'This house believes that artificial intelligence is a threat to patient safety"


 
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CHAIR

Mr amyn hadji

 

 
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for

PROF. JOHN FOX

 

 

against

TBA 

 

72nd SIMPSON SMITH TRAVEL AWARD

 

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The Alex Simpson Smith Travelling Fellowship is an award offered to Senior Surgical Trainees (ST3 or above), or, to newly appointed Consultants (within 5 years of appointment) in any branch of surgery.

This is an opportunity for candidates to visit 'Centres of Excellence' abroad in order to obtain further experience or training within their speciality, currently not available in the UK. Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate that their visit will make a significant contribution to their surgical training. Financial support typically includes all travel and accommodation expenses.

On their return, successful applicants will be expected to submit a written report of their experience to the Simpson Smith Trustees and a brief presentation (~5mins) to the audience at the time of the next Simpson Smith lecture. The Fellowships are not intended for use to attend meetings or symposia.

Successful applicants will be notified at the Alex Simpson Memorial Lecture to be given at the London Surgical Symposium, hosted by Imperial College, Sir Alexander Fleming Building, Imperial College Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2AZ on the 13th September 2018.

 

HOW TO APPLY?

 

Applicants wishing to apply should submit a brief outline of their proposed visit, stating the centre they wish to visit and explaining how this will enhance their training. An estimate of their proposed travelling costs and expenses should be attached together with a copy of their CV. Approval of their supervising Consultants for this visit should also be shown.

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE MADE TO MISS KATY HOGBEN (CHAIRMAN OF THE SELECTION BOARD): katy.hogben@nhs.net

THE DEADLINE IS SUNDAY 12TH AUGUST 2018

Late applications will not be considered.

 

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lss 2018 ABSTRACT COMPETITION

 

WE WELCOME SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS VIA EMAIL TO: ABSTRACT.SS3@IMPERIAL.AC.UK

The deadline for submissions is Friday 20th July 2018

Please submit two abstracts, one anonymous and the other containing your full name and contact details. Abstracts should include the following headings

  • Introduction
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusion

Please fully list each author and their institution, as for shortlisted abstracts, these details will be published on the conference programme.

Font should be Calibri, Size 12. Paragraphs should be single line spaced. Please include a word count (maximum 250 words).

Please title your email submission:

'Surgery Abstract - September 2018'

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The London Surgical Symposium is run by Imperial College London. It is a London based meeting open to all and it aims to deliver high quality, definitive lectures on important and controversial topics in surgery. It is inclusive, and we strongly encourage trainees, health professionals allied to surgery and clinical researchers in surgery to submit their work. We accept clinical audits as well as original research. 

 

A major purpose of this program is to create a social and professional network of surgeons and clinicians across London surgery and we welcome those from all hospitals both internationally and nationally.

We believe that the most important conversations often occur before or after the meeting and we encourage you to join the debate with us using #LSS2018

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