65th Workshop for the Surgical Treatment of Colorectal Problems in Children

Led by Alberto Peña, MD; Andrea Bischoff, MD; and Luis De La Torre, MD; from the International Center for Colorectal and Urogenital Care at Children's Hospital Colorado, the 65th Workshop for the Surgical Treatment of Colorectal Problems in Children was a comprehensive surgical and management workshop hosted virtually through The Hendren Project, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Target Audience

The course was designed for pediatric surgeons, urologists, gynecologists and gastroenterologists, as well as pediatric nurses managing patients with colorectal issues.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Review the principles of diagnosis and management of anorectal defects
  • Discuss the challenges of short- and long-term postoperative care
  • Describe the diagnosis of fecal incontinence and constipation and the difference in their management
  • Recognize indications for re-operative surgery
  • Discuss management of associated urologic and gynecologic problems
  • Review the comprehensive management approach to cloacal exstrophy
  • Explain or outline the use of the posterior sagittal approach for a variety of conditions

Learner Outcome

Participants will report increased knowledge of pertinent clinical conditions of pediatric patients with a colorectal malformations. 

Presentations


Day 1

Introduction to Surgical Treatment of Colorectal Problems in Children

Alberto Peña, MD
Founding Director, International Center for Colorectal Care, Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

Management of Anorectal Malformation in Males

Alberto Peña, MD
Founding Director, International Center for Colorectal Care, Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

Management of Anorectal Malformation in Females, Part 1

Andrea Bischoff, MD
Director, International Center for Colorectal and Urogenital Care, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
Attending Pediatric Surgeon, Children’s Hospital Colorado
Associate Professor, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO

Management of Newborn in ARM

Luis De La Torre, MD
International Center for Colorectal and Urogenital Care, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
Associate Professor, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO

Prenatal Imaging Evaluation of Anorectal Malformation

Mariana L. Meyers, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatric Radiology, Director of Fetal MRI, Colorado Children's Hospital, Aurora, CO

Imaging in Anorectal Malformations

Kari Hayes, MD
Pediatric Radiologist, International Center for Colorectal And Urogenital Care, Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO

Management of Cloaca and Cloacal Exstrophy, Part 2

Alberto Peña, MD
Founding Director, International Center for Colorectal Care, Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

Patient Testimony


Day 2

Patient Testimony

Pre- and Postoperative Management

Andrea Bischoff, MD
Director, International Center for Colorectal and Urogenital Care, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
Attending Pediatric Surgeon, Children’s Hospital Colorado
Associate Professor, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO

Urology Concerns in ARM

Duncan Wilcox, MD
Ponzio Family Chair in Pediatric Urology, International Center for Colorectal and Urogenital Care, Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO

Gynecology Concerns in ARM

Veronica I. Alaniz, MD, MPH
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO

Bowel Management for Fecal Incontinence

Andrea Bischoff, MD
Director, International Center for Colorectal and Urogenital Care, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
Attending Pediatric Surgeon, Children’s Hospital Colorado
Associate Professor, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO

Bowel Management for Constipation

Luis De La Torre, MD
International Center for Colorectal and Urogenital Care, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
Associate Professor, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO

Addressing Psychosocial Needs of Patients with Colorectal Conditions and Theior FamiliesMental Health and Social Needs

Laura Judd-Glossy, MD, and Kristina Matkins, LCSW
International Center for Colorectal Care, Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO

Reoperations in ARM

Alberto Peña, MD
Founding Director, International Center for Colorectal Care, Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

Transition of Care

Andrea Bischoff, MD
Director, International Center for Colorectal and Urogenital Care, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
Attending Pediatric Surgeon, Children’s Hospital Colorado
Associate Professor, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO

 

 

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