Moderator: Michael B. Hopkins, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN
Co-Moderator: Jose J. Diaz, MD, FACS, FCCM, Baltimore, MD

Colorectal surgical emergencies are a common emergency consult. The evaluation and management of common emergencies such as bleeding, perforation, obstruction, ischemia, and volvulus will be covered.

Presentations and Speakers

Uncontrolled Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding: What Now?
Angela H. Kuhnen, MD, FACS, Boston, MA

Colonic Obstruction: What to Do and When to Do It
Dana M. Hayden, MD, Maywood, IL

There’s Free Air: We Gotta Get in There
Alexander T. Hawkins, MD, MPH, Nashville, TN

Twists Are for Pretzels, Not for Colons: Volvulus and Ischemia
Traci L. Hedrick, MD, FACS, FACRS, Charlottesville, VA

Colorectal Surgical Emergencies: What to Do in the Middle of the Night    
Michael Hopkins, MD