News Best Oral Presentation Award 2018 won by Melissa Arron

10 July 2018

Melissa Arron wins Best Oral Presentation Award 2018 at World Society of Emergency Surgery congress.

Melissa Arron, PhD-student at the department of Surgery, received the 2018 Best Oral Presentation Award at the 5th congress of the World Society of Emergency Surgery held in Bertinoro, Italy for her paper ‘’Risk of Anastomotic Leakage in Colorectal Surgery for Patients with Malignancy or Benign Disease; the effect of perioperative administration of NSAIDs and steroids’’. Results of this study show that the underlying disease in patients undergoing colorectal surgery determines the impact of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and corticosteroids on anastomotic healing. 

Melissa Arron is part of the anastomotic leak group supervised by Harry van Goor within the theme Reconstructive and regenerative medicine.

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