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56th Annual Meeting
SOCIETY FOR SURGERY OF THE ALIMENTARY TRACT
May 15 - 19, 2015
Walter E. Washington Convention Center - Washington, DC
during Digestive Disease Week®


Final Program

All rooms at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center unless otherwise indicated.

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Tracks
Esophagus & Gastric GI Tract Potpourri
HPB Education & Quality & Outcomes & Policy
Small Bowel & Colorectal General & Society Business
SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2015
6:30 AM - 7:45 AM
150A
Ticketed Session BREAKFAST WITH THE EXPERTS: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC
  LEIOMYOMA AND GIST: WHAT TO DO WITH ESOPHAGEAL AND GASTRIC LUMPS AND BUMPS?
Faculty

Santiago Horgan, San Diego, CA
Kyle A. Perry, Columbus, OH
Lee L. Swanstrom, Portland, OR
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
202B
OPENING SESSION
  Moderator: Fabrizio Michelassi, New York, NY

Welcome and introduction of new members, announcements of SSAT-sponsored awards, reports from the SSAT Foundation, recognition of the Foundation donors, presentation of the Public Service Award, and conferment of the Founders Medal.

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
202B
PRESIDENTIAL PLENARY I
  Moderator: Bruce D. Schirmer, Charlottesville, VA
10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
222 Can the Risk of Lymph Node Metastases Be Gauged in Endoscopically Resected Submucosal Esophageal Adenocarcinomas? A Multi-Center Study
Joshua A. Boys1, Stephanie G. Worrell1, Parakrama Chandrasoma2, Christy M. Dunst3, Wayne L. Hofstetter4, Brian E. Louie5, Dipen Maru6, John G. Vallone2, Thomas J. Watson7, Steven R. Demeester*1
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; 2Pathology, Keck Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA; 3Surgery, Oregon Clinic, Portland, OR; 4Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, MD Anderson, Houston, TX; 5Surgery, Swedish Hospital, Seattle, WA; 6Pathology, MD Anderson, Houston, TX; 7Surgery, University of Rochester, N.Y., New York, NY
Residents & Fellows Research Conference 223 Survival after Resection of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor and Sarcoma Liver Metastases: A Single-Center Experience of 146 Patients
Kristoffer W. Brudvik*, Sameer H. Patel, Thomas Aloia, Claudius Conrad, Kelia E. Torres, Christina L. Roland, Kelly K. Hunt, Janice N. Cormier, Barry W. Feig, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey
Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Residents & Fellows Research Conference 224 Efficacy of Minnelide and Oxaliplatin Combination Against Pancreatic Cancer
Shrey Modi*, Nivedita Arora, Vikas Dudeja, Sulagna Banerjee, Ashok Saluja
Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
225 Preoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Decision Making Concerning Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation or Primary Surgery for Rectal Cancer: Interim Analysis of the German OCUM Trial (NCT01325649)
Martin E. Kreis*1, Reinhard Ruppert2, Henry Ptok3, Joachim Strassburg4, Theodor Junginger5, Susanne Merkel6
1Surgery (CBF), Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany; 2Surgery, Klinikum Neuperlach, Munich, Germany; 3Surgery, Carl Thieme Klinikum, Cottbus, Germany; 4Surgery, Vivantes Klinikum Friedrichshain, Berlin, Germany; 5Universitätsklinikum Mainz, Mainz, Germany; 6Universität Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
202B
PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
  Introduction
Bruce D. Schirmer, Charlottesville, VA

Training in Advanced GI Surgery
Fabrizio Michelassi, New York, NY

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Ballroom C
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: HPB (AASLD-ACCREDITED)
  ASSESSMENT OF SURGICAL RISK IN THE PATIENT WITH LIVER DISEASE
Sponsored by: AASLD, SSAT
Moderators: Bijan Eghtesad, Cleveland, OH
Patrick S. Kamath, Rochester, MN
Olivier Soubrane, Clichy, France

Assessment of Surgical Risk in Cirrhosis
Jacqueline G. O'Leary, Dallas, TX

Bariatric Surgery in Patients with Cirrhosis
Julie Heimbach, Rochester, MN

Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Surgery in Cirrhosis
Peter T. Kim, Dallas, TX

IBD and Colon Cancer Surgery in Cirrhosis
Luca Stocchi, Cleveland, OH

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
202B
PRESIDENTIAL PLENARY II
  Moderator: Fabrizio Michelassi, New York, NY

10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion

352 Effect of Vagus Nerve Integrity on Short and Long Term Efficacy of Antireflux Surgery
Selwyn van Rijn*1, 2, Nicolaas Fedde Rinsma1, Jan Ringers3, Roeland Veenendaal4, José M. Conchillo1, Nicole D. Bouvy2, Ad Masclee1
1Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, Netherlands; 2General Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, Netherlands; 3General Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands; 4Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
353 Bio-Artificial Intestine: A Functional Study in Rats
Tiziana Corsello*, Giuseppe Damiano, Massimiliano Tuveri, Mauro Montalbano, Cristiana Rastellini, Luca Cicalese
Surgery, UTMB, Galveston, TX
Residents & Fellows Research Conference 354 Watch and Wait? Elevated Pretreatment CEA Is Associated with Decreased Pathological Complete Response in Rectal Cancer
Christian P. Probst*1, Adan Z. Becerra1, Mohamedtaki A. Tejani2, Christopher T. Aquina1, Bradley J. Hensley1, Maynor G. GonzáLez1, Katia Noyes1, John R. Monson1, Fergal Fleming1
1Surgical Health Outcomes & Research Enterprise, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY; 2Department of Medicine - Hematology/Oncology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
202B
DORIS AND JOHN L. CAMERON GUEST ORATION
  Leading Innovation in the Age of Health Care Transformation
Jeff DeGraff, Ann Arbor, MI
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Exhibit Hall C
Ticketed Session POSTER TOUR: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC (non-CME)
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Exhibit Hall C
POSTER SESSION I (non-CME)
  Authors available at their posters to answer questions 12PM - 2PM; posters on display 9:30AM - 4PM.
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
101
Ticketed Session MEET-THE-PROFESSOR LUNCHEON: WRITERS WORKSHOP
  WRITERS WORKSHOP PART 1: WRITING AND EDITING YOUR MANUSCRIPT
Faculty
Mark P. Callery, Boston, MA
Susan Galandiuk, Louisville, KY
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Ballroom C
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM
  MULTIDISCIPLINARY TREATMENT OF LEAKS, FISTULAS, AND PERFORATIONS: WHAT IS POSSIBLE?
Sponsored by: SSAT, ASGE, AGA
Moderators: Christopher C. Thompson, Boston, MA
Michael Bryant Ujiki, Evanston, IL
Shyam Varadarajulu, Orlando, FL

Endoscopic Treatment for Fistulas
Eric M. Pauli, Hershey, PA

Closure of Perforations
Lee L. Swanstrom, Portland, OR

Management of Leaks
Robert Hawes, Orlando, FL

Luminal Defects: Where Are We Headed?
Christopher C. Thompson, Boston, MA

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
204AB
PLENARY SESSION: HPB I
 
Moderators: Syed A. Ahmad, Cincinnati, OH
Olivier Soubrane, Clichy, France
10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
437 A Novel Immunocompetent Orthotopic Mouse Model of Pancreatic Cancer with Robust Stroma: A Unique Tool for Evaluation of Therapies
Kaustav Majumder*, Shrey Modi, Nivedita Arora, Rohit Chugh, Alice Nomura, Patricia Dauer, Sulagna Banerjee, Rajinder Dawra, Ashok Saluja, Vikas Dudeja
Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
438 When Should We Propose Liver Transplantation after Liver Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma?
Ecoline Tribillon*1, Louise Barbier1, Olivier Scatton2, Claire Goumard2, Sabine Irtan1, Fabiano Perdigao-Cotta2, Francois Durand1, Valerie Paradis1, Jacques Belghiti1, Olivier Soubrane1
1Hepato-Biliary and Pancreatic Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Beaujon Hospital, Clichy, France; 2Digestive, Hepato-Biliary and Pancreatic Surgery Department, Pitié Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris, France
Residents & Fellows Research Conference 439 To Capture Complication-Related Readmission after Pancreatectomy "90-Days from Surgery" Is Superior to "30-Days from Discharge"
Yoshihiro Mise*, Matthew H. Katz, Ryan W. Day, Kristoffer W. Brudvik, Lilian Schwarz, Claudius Conrad, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey, Jeffrey E. Lee, Jason B. Fleming, Thomas Aloia
Surgical Oncology, MD Anderson, Houston, TX
440 Operative vs. Non-Operative Management of Nonfunctioning Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Irene Y. Zhang*1, Carlos Fernandez-Del Castillo2, Jing Zhao3, Shadi Razmdjou2, Andrew L. Warshaw2, Keith D. Lillemoe2, Cristina R. Ferrone2
1Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 3Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
Residents & Fellows Research Conference 441 A Tale of Two Cities: Reconsidering Adjuvant Radiation in Pancreatic Cancer Care
Susanna W. Degeus*1, 2, Lindsay A. Bliss1, Mariam F. Eskander1, Alexander Vahrmeijer2, Tara S. Kent1, A. James Moser1, Mark P. Callery1, Bert A. Bonsing2, Jennifer F. Tseng1
1BIDMC, Boston, MA; 2Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, Netherlands
Residents & Fellows Research Conference 442 Trends in Receipt and Timing of Multimodality Therapy in Early Stage Pancreatic Cancer
Francesca Dimou*1, 2, Helmneh Sineshaw4, Abhishek Parmar3, Nina Tamirisa1, 3, Daniel Jupiter1, Ahmedin Jemal4, Taylor S. Riall1
1University of Texas Medical Branch, Houston, TX; 2University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; 3University of San Francisco, East Bay, Oakland, CA; 4American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
202B
CME with self-assessment STATE-OF-THE-ART CONFERENCE: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC
  THE PRESENT AND FUTURE OF METABOLIC SURGERY
Moderators: Stacy A. Brethauer, Cleveland, OH
Dana A. Telem, Stony Brook, NY

Introduction
Dana A. Telem, Stony Brook, NY

Options and Outcomes for Metabolic Surgery
Matthew M. Hutter, Boston, MA

Who Qualifies for Metabolic Surgery: Extending beyond Traditional NIH Criteria
John Morton, Stanford, CA

The Biology behind Metabolic Surgery: Why Does It Work?
Walter J. Pories, MacClesfield, NC

Novel Endoluminal Devices: Do They Impact Metabolic Outcomes?
Aurora D. Pryor, Stony Brook, NY

Is Interventional Radiology the Future for Metabolic Surgery?
Aravind Arepally, Atlanta, GA

Panel & Audience Discussion

Wrap-Up

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
204C
CME with self-assessment RESIDENT EDUCATION COMMITTEE PANEL
  A PRIMER FOR YOUR JOB SEARCH
Moderator: Kenric M. Murayama, Abington, PA

Full-Time Academic
Mark A. Talamini, Stony Brook, NY

Multispecialty Group
Brent D. Matthews, Charlotte, NC

Employed by Hospital
Vanita Ahuja, York, PA

Contract Issues
Jennifer F. Tseng, Boston, MA

Impact of Health System Mergers
Mark S. Talamonti, Evanston, IL

Panel & Audience Discussion

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
202B
PLENARY SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC I
 
Moderators: Blair A. Jobe, Pittsburgh, PA
Patrick R. Reardon, Houston, TX
10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
473 Pathophysiology of Gastroesophageal Reflux in Patients with Chronic Pulmonary Obstructive Disease Is Linked to an Increased Transdiaphragmatic Pressure Gradient Not a Defective Esophagogastric Barrier
Leonardo M. Del Grande1, Fernando A. Herbella*1, Marco G. Patti2
1Surgery, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil; 2Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
474 Both Pre-Transplant and Early Post-Transplant Anti-Reflux Surgery Prevent Development of Early Allograft Injury after Lung Transplantation
Wai-Kit Lo*1, 2, Jon Wee3, Piero Marco Fisichella4, Walter W. Chan1
1Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Gastroenterology, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA; 3Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 4Surgery, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA
Residents & Fellows Research Conference 475 Natural History of Primary Fundoplication in the Obese: A Multicenter Study
Christopher R. Daigle*1, Mena Boules1, Ricard Corcelles1, Matthew Davis1, Julietta Chang1, Michael Liu1, Raul J. Rosenthal2, Stacy A. Brethauer3, Philip R. Schauer3, Kevin M. El-Hayek1, Matthew Kroh1
1Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH; 2Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Weston, FL; 3Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Residents & Fellows Research Conference 476 Preoperative GERD Is Associated with Higher Reoperation Rates after Bariatric Surgery
Tammam Obeid*, Aravind Krishnan, Gamal Abdalla, Michael Schweitzer, Thomas Magnuson, Kimberley E. Steele
Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
477 The Impact of Heller Myotomy on the Integrated Relaxation Pressure in Esophageal Achalasia
Renato Salvador*1, Edoardo V. Savarino1, Elisa Pesenti1, Lorenzo Spadotto1, Tommaso Giuliani1, Francesca Galeazzi1, Loredana Nicoletti1, Giovanni Zaninotto2, Stefano Merigliano1, Mario Costantini1
1Department of Surgical, Oncological and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy; 2Surgery, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
478 Surgical Endoscopic Vacuum Therapy for Defects of the Upper GI Tract
Florian Kuehn*, Florian Janisch, Frank Schwandner, Guido Alsfasser, Leif Schiffmann, Michael C. Gock, Ernst Klar
Dept. of General, Thoracic, Vascular and Transplantation Surgery, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
204C
QUICK SHOTS SESSION: HPB
 
Moderators: Thomas A. Aloia, Houston, TX
Steven J. Hughes, Gainesville, FL
3-minute presentation, 3-minute discussion
479 Patients with Resected Gallbladder Cancer Demonstrate Improved Survival with Adjuvant Therapy
Richard S. Hoehn*, Koffi Wima, Audrey Ertel, Alexandra Meier, Syed Ahmad, Shimul A. Shah, Daniel E. Abbott
Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
480 Clinical Significance of Re-Resection of Margin-Positive Proximal Bile Duct in Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma
Carlos A. Puig*, Kristopher P. Croome, David M. Nagorney
Department of subspecialty general surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
481 Management and Natural History of Older Patients Requiring Cholecystostomy Tube Drainage for Acute Gallbladder Disease
Francesca Dimou*1, 3, Hemalkumar B. Mehta1, Taylor S. Riall1, Deepak Adhikari1, Nina Tamirisa1, 2, Kimberly M. Brown1
1University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX; 2University of California, San Francisco-East Bay, Oakland, CA; 3University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
482 Discordance between Perioperative Antibiotic Treatment and Wound Infection Cultures in Patients Undergoing Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Multicenter 5-Year Study
Zhi Ven Fong*1, Matthew T. McMillan2, Giovanni Marchegiani3, Klaus Sahora1, Giuseppe Malleo3, Matteo De Pastena3, Cristina R. Ferrone1, Claudio Bassi3, Keith D. Lillemoe1, Charles M. Vollmer2, Carlos Fernandez-Del Castillo1
1General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; 3Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
483 The Concept of Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma Is Still Valid? Analysis of Clinicopathological Features and Mutational Genes Profiling in a Series of 56 Cases
Andrea Ruzzenente*1, Michele Simbolo2, Simone Conci1, Matteo Fassan2, Rita Teresa Lawlor2, Corrado Pedrazzani1, Paola Capelli2, Calogero Iacono1, Aldo Scarpa2, Alfredo Guglielmi1
1Department of Surgery - Division of General and Hepatobiliary Surgery, University of Verona Medical School, Verona, Italy; 2ARC-Net Centre for Appleied Research on Cancer and of Pathology and Diagnostics, University of Verona Medical School, Verona, Italy
484 Trends in Hospital Volume and Failure to Rescue for Pancreatic Surgery
Neda Amini*, Gaya Spolverato, Yuhree Kim, Timothy M. Pawlik
Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
485 Perception Is Reality: Quality Metrics in Pancreatic Surgery: A Central Pancreas Consortium (CPC) Analysis of 1399 Patients
Daniel E. Abbott*1, David Kooby2, Nipun Merchant3, Malcolm H. Squires2, Shishir K. Maithel2, Sharon M. Weber4, Emily Winslow4, Clifford S. Cho4, David J. Bentrem5, Hong Jin Kim6, Charles R. Scoggins7, Robert C. Martin7, Alex Parikh3, William G. Hawkins8, Grace E. Martin1, Syed Ahmad1
1Surgery, The University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH; 2Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; 3Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN; 4Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; 5Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; 6Surgery, University of North Carolin, Chapel Hill, NC; 7Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY; 8Surgery, Washington University, St Louis, MO
486 Initiation of an Anesthesia Protocol Reduces Intraoperative Crystalloid and Blood Administration during Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Single Center Retrospective Study
Nathan Bolton*1, William C. Conway1, Shoichiro A. Tanaka1, James B. Hyatt2, Kara L. Roncin2, John S. Bolton1
1Surgery, Ochsner, New Orleans, LA; 2Medical University of the Americas, Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis
487 Fistula Risk Assessment for Pancreatoduodenectomy: A Call for Consensus
Matthew T. McMillan*1, Giuseppe Malleo2, Claudio Bassi2, Michael H. Sprys1, Jeffrey Drebin1, Charles M. Vollmer1
1Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; 2Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
488 Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms and the Risk of Diabetes Mellitus in Patients Undergoing Resection vs. Observation
Julie N. Leal*, T. P. Kingham, Michael D'Angelica, Ronald P. Dematteo, William R. Jarnagin, Peter J. Allen
Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
489 Initial Misdiagnosis of Proximal Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Is Associated with Delays in Diagnosis and Advanced Stage at Presentation
Douglas S. Swords*, Mary C. Mone, Sean J. Mulvihill, Courtney L. Scaife
Division of General Surgery, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
490 Impact of Sarcopenia on Short- and Long-Term Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Curative Intent Resection for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A New Tool
Neda Amini*1, Rohan Gupta1, Georgios A. Margonis1, Yuhree Kim1, Gaya Spolverato1, Neda Rezaee1, Matthew J. Weiss1, Christopher L. Wolfgang1, Martin A. Makary1, Ihab R. Kamel2, Timothy M. Pawlik1
1Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; 2Department of Radiology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
491 Outcome of Liver Resection for Metabolic Syndrome Related HCC: A Comparative Study with Viral and Alcohol Related HCC
Andrea Ruzzenente*, Michela De Angelis, Simone Conci, Fabio Bagante, Alessandro Valdegamberi, Francesca Bertuzzo, Calogero Iacono, Alfredo Guglielmi
Department of Surgery - Division of General and Hepatobiliary Surgery, University of Verona Medical School, Verona, Italy
492 Suppressive Effects of Luteolin on Extracellular Matrix Protein Expression in Activated Hepatic Stellate Cells
Xiao-Fu Wang1, Arline J. Kandathiparampil1, Fredrick Bohanon1, Winston F. Crowell1, Cristiana Rastellini1, Jia Zhou2, Ravi Radhakrishnan*1
1Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX; 2Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
493 Long-Term Follow-Up (4-9 Years) of 125 Patients Demonstrates Common Bile Duct Injury Is Associated with Significant Mortality
Caitlin A. Halbert*, Maria Altieri, Jie Yang, Ziqi Meng, Mark A. Talamini, Aurora D. Pryor, Purvi Parikh, Dana A. Telem
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
204AB
VIDEO SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
 
Moderators: Dana A. Telem, Stony Brook, NY
Nabil Wasif, Scottsdale, AZ
10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
451 Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS): Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting
Sujata Gill*1, Jamil L. Stetler1, Ankit Patel1, S. Scott Davis1, Edward Lin1, Patrick S. Sullivan2
1General Surgery, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA; 2Surgical Oncology, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA
452 Concurrent Robotic Abdominoperineal Resection and Prostatectomy in a Patient with Synchronous Primary Adenocarcinomas
Anna Weiss*1, Ryan C. Broderick1, Luis C. Cajas-Monson1, Janos Taller2, Sonia Ramamoorthy1, Marc Chuang2, Daniel D. Klaristenfeld2
1Surgery, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA; 2Surgery, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, San Diego, CA
453 High-Risk TEM: Large Anterior and Upper Rectal Lesion with Peritoneal Entry
Winta T. Mehtsun*, Patricia Sylla
Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Cambridge, MA
454 Laparoscopic Cattell-Braasch Maneuver
Thomas Schnelldorfer*
Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA
  Robotic Low Anterior Resection with Total Mesorectal Excision and en bloc Robotic Hysterectomy and Bilateral Salpingo Oopherectomy for Rectal Cancer
John Byrn, Iowa City, IA

Surgical Prophylaxis of Crohn's Disease Recurrence: The Kono-S Anastomosis
Toru Kono, Sapporo, Japan

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Independence Ballroom, Grand Hyatt
Ticketed Session FOUNDATION AWARDS RECEPTION
 
 
The new SSAT Foundation Awards Reception will recognize the recipients of the 2015 Career Development Award, Fischer International Traveling Fellowship for Surgeons in Academic Practice, DeMeester Traveling Fellowship for Surgeons within the U.S. or Canada, Mentored Research Awards, Warshaw Master Educator Award, and Rikkers Master Clinician Award, as well as the recipients of the 2015 Residents and Fellows Research Conference Plenary Presentation Prizes. In addition, the Reception will highlight what the SSAT Foundation has accomplished by looking back at past recipients of the Career Development Award, which, since its inception in 1987, has fostered the careers of over 27 outstanding surgeon-scientists.
All proceeds from the reception will help support the Foundation’s initiatives. Plan to join us in honoring your colleagues and celebrating the successes of the SSAT Foundation. Tickets are only 25 USD. Show your support for the SSAT Foundation; register to attend the Awards Reception by purchasing your tickets today!




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