SESSION 5: PLENARY SESSION

Room:             GEMS0-016
Date:                Friday, 1st March 2019
Time:               2.00-4.10pm (7 Minute Presentation & 3 Minute Discussion)
Chairs:             Prof Aoife Lowery & Prof Peter Neary

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  1. 2.00     Post-operative pain following laparoscopic right hemicolectomy for Crohn’s disease: A comparative study
    Kevin McKevitt, Shaheel Sahebally, Aoibhlinn O’Toole, Sinead Galvin, John Patrick Burke
    Departments of Colorectal Surgery, Gastroenterology and Anaesthesia, Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont, Dublin 9, Ireland
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  2. 2.10     Observing peri-operative cell free DNA dynamics may enable identification of patients at risk of early recurrence in colon cancer
    Christina Fleming, Donal Peter O’Leary, Jiang Huai Wang, Henry Paul Redmond
    Department of Academic Surgery, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
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  3. 2.20     The effect of extending the interval between the end of long-course chemoradiation and TME on pathological, surgical and oncologic outcomes in patients with rectal cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Éanna Ryan1, David O’Sullivan1, Michael Kelly2, Adeel Zafar Syed1, Paul Neary1, Dara Kavanagh1,3, Ronan O’Connell2,3, Des Winter2,3, James O’Riordan1,3
    1Department of Surgery, Tallaght University Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland
    2Surgical Professorial Unit, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin, Ireland
    3School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin, Dublin Ireland
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  4. 2.30     Digital reconstruction of human mesentery development
    Kevin Gerard Byrnes1, Dara Walsh1, Leon Walsh1, Rosa Mirapeix2,Wouter Lamers3, Peter Dockery4, Kieran McDermott5, John Calvin Coffey1
    1Department of Surgery, University Hospital Limerick, St Nessan’s Road, Dooradoyle, Limerick, V94 F858
    2Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
    3Department of Anatomy and Embryology, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands
    4National University of Ireland, Newcastle Road, Galway, H91 YR71, Ireland
    5Department of Anatomy, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
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  5. 2.40     A comparison of single stage resections for colorectal liver metastases
    Fiona Hand1, Thomas Crotty, Michael Durand1, David Fennelly1, Ray Mc Dermott2, Justin Geoghegan3, Sylvie Blaskova4, Emir Hoti3
    1Department of Surgery, St. Vincents University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
    2Department of Medical Oncology, St. Vincents University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
    3Department Hepatobiliary and Liver Transplant Surgery, St.Vincents University Hospital, Dublin 4, Ireland
    4Department of Medical Oncology Galway University Hospital, Newcastle Road, Galway, H91 YR71, Ireland
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  6. 2.50     Activation of an orphan nuclear receptor type 4A1 (NR4A1) represses pro-tumourigenic mediators in colorectal cancer
    Mohamed Ismaiel1,2, Brenda Murphy1,2, Hugh Giffney2 , Sarinj Fattah2, Alan Baird2, Daniel Crean2, Des Winter1,2
    1Department of Surgery, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin, Ireland
    2Schools of Medicine, Medical Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield Downs, Dublin, D14 YH57, Ireland
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  7. 3.00     Development of a porcine urethral model to characterize the effect of catheter balloon injury on the paediatric urethra
    Stefanie Croghan1, Rachel Cahalane2, Ivan Cassidy3, Niall Davis4, Rory Mooney3, Hugh Flood1
    1Department of Urology, University Hospital Limerick, St Nessan’s Road, Dooradoyle, Limerick, V94 F858, Ireland
    2School of Engineering, Bernal Institute, Health Research Institute, University of Limerick, Castletroy, Limerick, Ireland
    3Class Medical Ltd., Unit 1D Annacolly Business Park, Co. Limerick, Ireland
    4The Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
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  8. 3.10     Evaluating the suitability and oncological safety of autologous breast cancer patient derived adipose derived stem cells for use in breast regeneration
    Niamh O’Halloran, Katie Gilligan, Roisin Dwyer, Michael Kerin, Aoife Lowery
    Lambe Institute for Translational Research, Discipline of Surgery, National University of Ireland Galway, University Road, Galway, H91 YR71, Ireland
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  9. 3.20    Clinically relevant chemotherapies promote immune resistance via upregulation of inhibitory immune checkpoints on T-cells and oesophageal adenocarcinoma cells
    Maria Davern1, Emma Foley2, John Reynolds2, Stephen Maher3, Melissa Conroy1, Margaret Dunne2, Joanne Lysaght1
    1Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Research Group, Department of Surgery, Trinity Translational Medical Institute, St. James’s Hospital, James Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
    2Department of Surgery, Trinity College Dublin, St. Louis James’s Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland
    3Cancer Chemoradiation Research Group, Department of Surgery, Trinity Translational Medical Institute, St. James’s Hospital, James Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
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  10. 3.30     Loss of ER through DNA methylation and alterations in molecular heterogeneity during endocrine treatment in ER-positive breast cancer
    Michael Flanagan1, Damir Varšlija1, Sara Charmsaz1, Nicola Cosgrove1, Sinead Cocchiglia1, Arnold Hill2, Leonie Young1
    1Endocrine Oncology Research Group, Department of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Dublin, Ireland
    2School of Medicine & Department of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Dublin, Ireland
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  11. 3.40     Unravelling the dysbiosis concept in ulcerative colitis
    Helen Earley1,2, Grainne Lennon1,2, Aine Balfe2, Aonghus Lavelle1, John Calvin Coffey3, Desmond Winter2, Ronan O’Connell1,2
    1St Vincent’s University Hospital, Nutley Lane, Donnybrook, Dublin 4, Ireland
    2School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland
    3Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, Castletroy, Limerick, Ireland
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  12. 3.50     Implementation of a minimally invasive oesophagectomy programme: Results from 135 consecutive cases
    Jessie Andrea Elliott1, Mohammad Albagir1, Louise Buckley1, Anita Griffin2, Thomas Murphy1
    1Department of Surgery, Mercy University Hospital, Grenville Place, Cork, T12 WE28, Ireland
    2Department of Anaesthesiology, Mercy University Hospital, Grenville Place, Cork, T12 WE28, Ireland
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  13. 4.00     Establishing a surgical basecamp for undergraduates commencing clinical surgery module
    Hilary Hurley1, Debbie Killeen1,2, Faraz Khan1, James Jones2, Ronan Cahill1, Christian Myles2, Moataz Khogali1
    1Department of Surgery, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Eccles Street, Dublin, D07 R2WY, Ireland
    2Section of Surgery and Surgical Specialties, Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield Downs, Dublin, D14 YH57, Ireland