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56th Annual Meeting
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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Esophagus & Gastric GI Tract Potpourri
HPB Education & Quality & Outcomes & Policy
Small Bowel & Colorectal General & Society Business
TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2015
6:30 AM - 7:45 AM
Elijah Dixon, Calgary, AB, Canada
Sharon M. Weber, Madison, WI
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Moderators: Alberto R. Ferreres, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Alessandro Fichera, Seattle, WA

ERAS in Foregut Surgery: Is There Really a Benefit?
Brant K. Oelschlager, Seattle, WA

The HPB Frontier of ERAS
Thomas A. Aloia, Houston, TX

The Colorectal Surgeon and ERAS
Hermann Kessler, Cleveland, OH

ERAS beyond Length of Stay: Improving Outcomes, Preventing Readmissions, Reducing Costs
Anjali S. Kumar, Washington, DC

Adoption of ERAS in South America
Alberto R. Ferreres, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Lapco and Evolution of Laparoscopic Surgery in the UK
Tom Cecil, Basingstoke, England

ERAS: Challenges in India
G.V. Rao, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Panel & Audience Discussion

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Ballroom C
Sponsored by: AGA, ASGE, SSAT
Moderators: Randall W. Burt, Salt Lake City, UT
William M. Grady, Seattle, WA
Arnold J. Markowitz, New York, NY

Clinical Importance and Testing for Molecular Pathways to Hereditary and Sporadic Colon Cancer
C. Richard Boland, La Jolla, CA

What the Clinician Needs to Understand about the Evolving Approaches to Genetic Testing for Inherited Colon Cancer: Universal Tumor Testing, Single Gene Testing, Panel Genetic Testing, and Complete Exome and Genome Sequencing
Francis M. Giardiello, Baltimore, MD

Surveillance and Management of Inherited Colon Cancer Syndromes in 2015
N. Jewel Samadder, Salt Lake City, UT

What's New in Surgical Management of Hereditary GI Cancers
Jose Guillem, New York, NY

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Moderators: Sean P. Cleary, Toronto, ON, Canada
Michael G. House, Indianapolis, IN
10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
Residents & Fellows Research Conference 860 Metabolic Syndrome Is Associated with Increased Post-Operative Morbidity and Hospital Resource Utilization in Patients Undergoing Elective Pancreatectomy: A NSQIP Study of 16,562 Cases
May C. Tee*1, Dan S. Ubl2, Elizabeth B. Habermann2, David M. Nagorney1, Michael L. Kendrick1, Michael G. Sarr1, Mark J. Truty1, Florencia G. Que1, Kmarie Reid Lombardo1, Rory Smoot1, Michael B. Farnell1
1Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 2Surgical Outcomes, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Residents & Fellows Research Conference 861 Cost Effectiveness in Hepatic Lobectomy: The Volume Effect on Resource Utilization
Richard S. Hoehn*, Jeffrey M. Sutton, Audrey Ertel, Gregory C. Wilson, Dennis J. Hanseman, Koffi Wima, Jeffrey Sussman, Syed Ahmad, Shimul A. Shah, Daniel E. Abbott
Department of Surgery, Cincinnati Research in Outcomes and Safety in Surgery (CROSS), University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Residents & Fellows Research Conference 862 Pancreaticojejunostomy Stricture after Pancreatoduodenectomy: Outcomes after Operative Revision
Jessica Cioffi*, Lucas A. Mcduffie, Alexandra M. Roch, Nicholas J. Zyromski, Eugene P. Ceppa, C. Max Schmidt, Attila Nakeeb, Michael G. House
Surgery, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
Residents & Fellows Research Conference 863 The Characterization and Prediction of ISGPF Grade C Fistulas following Pancreatoduodenectomy
Matthew T. McMillan*1, Charles M. Vollmer1, Jeffrey Drebin1, Michael H. Sprys1, Stephen W. Behrman2
1Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; 2Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
Residents & Fellows Research Conference 864 A Graded Evaluation of Outcomes following Pancreaticoduodenectomy with Major Vascular Resection in Pancreatic Cancer: Major Vascular Resection Is Associated with Severe Adverse Postoperative Outcome and Early Recurrence
Olga Kantor*1, Mark Talamonti2, Susan J. Stocker2, Chi Wang3, David J. Winchester2, Richard A. Prinz2, Marshall Baker2
1Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL; 2Department of Surgery, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Chicago, IL; 3Center for Biomedical Research Informatics, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, IL
Residents & Fellows Research Conference 865 Significance of Portal Vein Invasion and Extent of Invasion in Patients Undergoing Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
Alexandra M. Roch*, Michael G. House, Jessica Cioffi, Eugene P. Ceppa, Nicholas J. Zyromski, Attila Nakeeb, C. Max Schmidt
Surgery, Indiana School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Moderators: Michael J. Sessler, Bremerhaven, Germany
Pierpaolo Sileri, Rome, Italy
3-minute presentation, 3-minute discussion
866 Case Matched Comparison of Robotic versus Laparoscopic Proctectomy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Ahmet Rencuzogullari*1, Emre Gorgun1, Meagan Costedio1, Erman Aytac1, Hermann Kessler1, Maher Abbas2, Feza H. Remzi1
1Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH; 2Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
867 Effect of BMI on Short-Term Outcomes with Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery: A Case-Matched Study
Nisreen Madhoun*1, 2, Deborah Keller1, Jean-Paul J. Lefave1, 2, Madhu Ragupathi1, Juan R. Flores1, Sergio Ibarra1, Eric M. Haas1, 2
1Colorectal Surgical Associates, Houston, TX; 2Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX
868 Complication Type and Severity Have an Adverse Effect on Long-Term Oncological Outcome following Surgery for Colorectal Cancer
Stephen T. McSorley*, David G. Watt, Paul G. Horgan, Donald C. McMillan
Academic Unit of Surgery, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
869 A Novel Sierological Inflammatory Score as Possible Prognostic Marker in Colorectal Cancer
Giuseppe Di Caro*3, Michele Carvello1, Samantha Pesce3, Matteo Sacchi1, Marco Erreni3, Federica Marchesi3, Paola Allavena3, Marco Montorsi1, Antonino Spinelli1, 2
1Department of General and Digestive Surgery, Humanitas Research Hospital, Rozzano Milano, Italy; 2University of Milano, Milano, Italy; 3Department of Inflammation and Immunology, Humanitas Research Hospital, Rozzano Milano, Italy
870 Increased Soluble Cancer-Associated Biomarker Levels at Colonoscopy and Subsequent Long-Term Risk of Primary Cancer
Martin H. Hvolris*1, Thomas B. Piper1, Emilie Hammer1, Lars Nannestad JøRgensen2, Jesper Olsen3, Hans Rahr4, Knud Nielsen5, SøRen Laurberg6, Ib J. Christensen7, Nils BrüNner8, Julia S. Johansen9, Gerard J. Davis10, Barry L. Dowell10, Hans J. Nielsen1
1Surgical Gastroenterology, Hvidovre University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark; 2Surgical Gastroenterology, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark; 3Surgical Gastroenterology, Glostrup Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark; 4Surgical Gastroenterology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark; 5Surgical Gastroenterology, Randers Hospital, Randers, Denmark; 6Surgical Gastroenterology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark; 7Finsen Laboratory, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark; 8Veterinary Pathology, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark; 9Oncology, Herlev University Hospital, Herlev, Denmark; 10Cancer Core R&D, Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Chicago, IL
871 Adipose Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Fistula Treatment: Prospective Study on Experimental Model of Perianal Crohn's Disease
Ondrej Ryska*1, Zuzana Serclova1, Ondrej Mestak2, Eva Matouskova3, Pavel Vesely2, Iveta Mrazova4
1Department of Surgery, NH Hospital, Horovice, Czech Republic; 2Department of Plastic Surgery, Hospital Bulovka, Prague, Czech Republic; 3Department of Burns Medicine, 3rd Medical Faculty Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic; 4Centrum of Experimental Medicine, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic
872 MiR-650: A Potential Prognostic Biomarker and Therapeutic Target in Non-Metastasis Colorectal Carcinoma
Chunxian Zhou1, 2, Fengyun Cui1, Jiali Li1, Hongguang Zhu1, Ying Wu1, Jiping Wang3, Shuyang Wang*1
1Department of Pathology, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China; 2Department of Pathology, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, China; 3Division of Surgical Oncology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
873 Trainees and Operative Outcomes: The "July Effect"
Ammara A. Watkins*1, Lindsay A. Bliss1, Danielle Cameron2, Jennifer F. Tseng1, Tara S. Kent1
1Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA; 2Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
874 Effect of Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship on Residents' Case Log
Maria Altieri*, Heather Levites, Dana Telem, Caitlin A. Halbert, Richard Scriven, Deborah Thornton, Aurora D. Pryor
General Surgery, Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY
875 Cellular Proliferation Does Not Correlate with Octreotide Scintigraphy Findings in GI Neuroendocrine Tumors
Samantha L. Savitch*1, Hetal N. Trivedi2, Matthew E. Maeder2, Samuel J. Wahl2, Stephen Scharf2, Stephen Machnicki2, Solaiman Futuri2, Joanne Weiskopf1, Paresh C. Shah1
1NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY; 2Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
876 Metformin Decreases Metabolic Activity, Cell Proliferation, and Protein Synthesis in Colon Cancer Cells
Jennifer W. Harris*1, Yekaterina Zaytseva1, Yang-An Wen1, Xiong Xiaopeng1, B. Mark Evers1, 2, Tianyan Gao1, 2
1University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY; 2Markey Cancer Center, Lexington, KY
877 Validation of Small Bowel Obstruction and Abdominal Surgery Diagnostic Codes in an Electronic Medical Records Database
Frank I. Scott*1, 2, Ronac Mamtani2, 3, David S. Goldberg1, 2, Najjia N. Mahmoud4, James Lewis1, 2
1Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; 2Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;3Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; 4Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
878 Unexpected Macrophage Activity Might Alter the Inflammatory Process in Necrotizing Enterocolitis
Jessica Raque*, Jessica Shepherd, Paul J. Matheson, Jason Smith, Cynthia Downard
Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
879 The Validation of C-Reactive Protein and Albumin as Predictors of Post-Operative Infective Complications and Their Clinical Utility in Patients with Colorectal Cancer
David G. Watt*, Stephen T. McSorley, James H. Park, Paul G. Horgan, Donald C. McMillan
Academic Unit of Colorectal Surgery, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, United Kingdom
880 Concomitant Surgical Management of Synchronous Colorectal Cancer and Liver Metastases: A Comparison of Open and Laparoscopic Approaches
Emre Gorgun*, Pinar Yazici, Akin Onder, Sara Sound, Alexis K. Okoh, Yunus Tasci, Erol Aksoy, Federico N. Aucejo, Cristiano Quintini, Charles M. Miller, R Matthew Walsh, Eren Berber
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Ballroom C
Sponsored by: AGA, ASGE, SSAT
Moderators: Steven R. DeMeester, Los Angeles, CA
Gary W. Falk, Philadelphia, PA
Nicholas J. Shaheen, Chapel Hill, NC

Candidates for Endoscopic Eradication Therapy in 2015
Jacques J. Bergman, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Endoscopic Resection: Techniques, Indications, and Outcomes
Christian Ell, Wiesbaden, Germany

Issues during and after Endotherapy
Prateek Sharma, Kansas City, MO

Surgical Management of BE in 2015
Blair A. Jobe, Pittsburgh, PA

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Moderators: Sean P. Harbison, Philadelphia, PA
Melanie Morris, Birmingham, AL
10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
Residents & Fellows Research Conference 972 A Subset Analysis on Margin Status Performed in Preparation for OSTRiCh Consortium Criteria Reveals No Association among +CRM, pT4 or BMI among Rectal Cancers Treated with Total Mesorectal Excision
Shola Cole1, Allison Estep2, Alexandra Dubinskaya1, Luis O. Hernandez*1, Thomas J. Stahl1, 2, Jennifer Ayscue1, 2, James F. Fitzgerald1, 2, Gavin W. Sigle1, 2, Anjali S. Kumar1, 2
1Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC; 2Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
Residents & Fellows Research Conference 973 Surgeon Volume Correlates with Reduced Mortality and Improved Quality in the Surgical Management of Diverticulitis
Rachelle N. Damle*1, Julie Flahive3, Jennifer S. Davids2, Justin A. Maykel2, W. Brian Sweeney2, Paul R. Sturrock2, Karim Alavi2
1Surgery, University of Masschusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA; 2Division of Colorectal Surgery, University of Masschusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA; 3Center for Outcomes Research, University of Masschusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Residents & Fellows Research Conference 974 Extracorporeal Hypothermic Perfusion Device for Human Intestine Preservation to Decrease Ischemic Injury during Graft Transportation
Armando Salim Munoz-Abraham*1, Roger Patron-Lozano2, Tariq I. Alfadda2, Sami S. Judeeba2, Abedalrazaq Alkukhun2, Raja R. Narayan3, Yusuf Chauhan4, Joseph T. Belter5, Raffaella Morotti6, Joseph P. Zinter5, Manuel I. Rodriguez-Davalos1, John P. Geibel2
1Surgery/Transplant, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; 2Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; 3Khan Academy, Orange County, CA; 4Yale University, New Haven, CT; 5School of Engineering & Applied Science, Yale University, New Haven, CT; 6Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
975 Cholecystectomy and Liver Disease in Short Bowel Syndrome
Jon S. Thompson*, Rebecca A. Weseman, Fedja A. Rochling, Wendy Grant, Luciano Vargas, Alan Langnas, David F. Mercer
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Residents & Fellows Research Conference 976 Correlation of Radiologic with Surgical PCI Scores in Patients with Pseudomyxoma Peritonei: How Well Can We Predict Resectability?
Awais Ashfaq*1, Krsitina Flicek1, Christine Menias2, C Daniel Johnson2, Sanjay Bagaria1, Nabil Wasif1
1Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ; 2Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ
Video Presentation Open and Laparoscopic Approaches to Total Mesorectal Excision
Scott A. Strong, Chicago, IL
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Moderators: Daniela Molena, Baltimore, MD
Dmitry Oleynikov, Omaha, NE
3-minute presentation, 3-minute discussion
977 The Chicago Classification for the Diagnosis of Esophageal Motor Disorders: A Critical Appraisal on 35 Healthy Volunteers and 400 Patients
Tommaso Giuliani*, Luca Maria Saadeh, Renato Salvador, Edoardo V. Savarino, Francesca Galeazzi, Loredana Nicoletti, Giovanni Capovilla, Elisa Fasolo, Stefano Merigliano, Mario Costantini
Department of Surgical, Oncological and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
978 Adjunctive Multiple Rapid Swallows Increases Sensitivity of High Resolution Manometry in Patients with Dysphagia
Shunsuke Akimoto*, Se Ryung Yamamoto, Harit Kapoor, Tommy H. Lee, Sumeet K. Mittal
Department of Surgery, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE
979 Outcome Comparison of Elective vs. Acute Presentation of Giant Type III and IV Paraesophageal Hernia in a High Volume Center
Kamran Mohiuddin*1, Michal Hubka2, Donald Low1
1Thoracic Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA; 2Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA
980 BRAVO Wireless Esophageal pH Monitoring: A More Cost-Effective Approach than Empiric Proton-Pump Inhibitor Therapy for Suspected Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Cheguevara Afaneh*1, Veronica Zoghbi1, Brendan M. Finnerty1, Anna Aronova1, Thomas Ciecierega2, Carl V. Crawford2, Thomas J. Fahey1, Rasa Zarnegar1
1Surgery, NY Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY; 2Medicine-GI, NY Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
981 Is Hiatal Herniation after Transhiatal Esophagectomy an Underreported Complication?
Oscar M. Crespin*1, Farhood Farjah1, Carlos Cuevas2, Analisa Armstrong1, Bryan T. Kim3, Ana V. Martin1, Carlos A. Pellegrini1, Brant Oelchlanger1
1Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA; 2Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; 3University of Washington, Seattle, WA
982 Prevalence, Significance and Risk Factors for Post-Discharge Complications after Esophagectomy in the United States
Daniela Molena*, Benedetto Mungo, Miloslawa Stem, Anne O. Lidor
Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD
983 Readmission following Gastric Cancer Resection Predicts Survival
Alexandra W. Acher*1, Malcolm H. Squires2, Ryan Fields3, George A. Poultsides4, Carl Schmidt5, Konstantinos I. Votanopoulos6, Timothy M. Pawlik7, Linda X. Jin3, Aslam Ejaz7, David Kooby2, Mark Bloomston5, David Worhunsky4, Edward A. Levine6, Neil D. Saunders5, Emily Winslow1, Clifford S. Cho1, Glen Leverson1, Shishir K. Maithel2, Sharon M. Weber1
1University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI; 2General Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; 3General Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; 4General Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA; 5General Surgery, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; 6General Surgery, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC; 7General Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
984 Survival Outcomes Are Impacted by Birthplace Rather than Extent of Surgery in Asian-Americans with Resectable Gastric Cancer
Daniel D. Kirchoff*1, Gary B. Deutsch1, Manabu Fujita1, Myung Shin Sim2, Ji Hey Lee3, Anton Bilchik1
1Surgical Oncology, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, CA; 2Biostatistics, University of California - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; 3Biostatistics, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, CA
985 No Heterogeneity of Treatment Effect Based on Hospital Volume in Gastric Cancer Patients Undergoing Surgery: All Patients Should Be Treated at High Volume Centers
Cristina Harnsberger*1, Hans F. Fuchs1, 2, Ryan C. Broderick1, Garth R. Jacobsen1, Bryan J. Sandler1, David C. Chang3, Santiago Horgan1, Kaitlyn J. Kelly1
1Surgery, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA; 2Surgery, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany; 3Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Codman Center, Boston, MA
986 Ratio of Intraoperative Fluid to Anesthesia Time and Its Impact on Short Term Perioperative Outcomes following Gastrectomy for Cancer
Laura Enomoto*1, Aaron Blackham2, Yanghee Woo3, Maki Yamamoto2, Jose Pimiento2, Niraj J. Gusani1, Joyce Wong1
1Surgery, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA; 2Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL; 3Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
987 Perioperative Outcomes after Billroth II versus Roux-en-Y Reconstruction after Radical Distal Gastrectomy for Cancer: A Multi-Centre Randomized Controlled Trial
Jimmy B. So1, Jaideepraj Rao2, Ning Qi Pang*1, Andrew S. Wong4, Amy Yuh Ling Tay1, Man Yee Yung3, Zheng Su2, Hong Chui Sim4, Janelle Niam Sin Phua5, Asim Shabbir1, Enders K. Ng3
1General Surgery, National University Health System, Singapore, Singapore; 2Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore; 3Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, Hong Kong; 4Changi General Hospital, Singapore, Singapore; 5National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
988 The Impact of Surgical Excisions on Human Gastric Electrical Conduction
Ahmer Hameed*1, Peng Du2, Timothy R. Angeli2, Christopher J. Lahr3, Thomas L. Abell4, Leo K. Cheng2, 5, Gregory O'Grady2, 6
1Department of Surgery, Westmead Hospital, Eastwood, NSW, Australia; 2Auckland Bioengineering Institute, Auckland, New Zealand; 3Mississippi Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Jackson, MS;4Department of Gastroenterology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY; 5Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN; 6Department of Surgery, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
989 Plateaued Utilization of Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Despite Increasing Prevalence of Obesity-Associated Co-Morbidities: A National Inpatient Sample Trends Analysis
Tammy L. Kindel*, Daniel Lomelin, Vishal Kothari, Dmitry Oleynikov
Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
990 Weight Regain following RYGB Can Be Effectively Treated Using a Combination of Endoscopic Suturing and Sclerotherapy
Amilcar Alzaga1, Lee L. SwanströM1, 2, Pietro Riva*1, Silvana Perretta1
1Surgical Innovation School, IHU Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France; 2Oregon Clinic, Portland, OR
991 Esophageal Dysmotility and the Utility of Barium Swallow: An Opaque Diagnosis
Brendan M. Finnerty*1, Anna Aronova1, Cheguevara Afaneh1, Kamal S. Turkmany1, Thomas Ciecierega2, Carl V. Crawford2, Thomas J. Fahey1, Rasa Zarnegar1
1Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY; 2Gastroenterology, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Moderators: Daniel Abbott, Cincinnati, OH
Guido Torzilli, Milan, Italy
10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
992 En Bloc Resection of Hepatoduodenal Ligament with Pancreatoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Carcinoma
Yuji Kaneoka*, Atsuyuki Maeda, Yuichi Takayama
Surgery, Ogaki Municipal Hospital, Ogaki, Japan
993 Hepatectomy in the Setting of Abernethy Malformation
Jesse Clanton*, Farzad Alemi, Liv Harmon, Flavio G. Rocha
Virginia Mason Medical Center, Shoreline, WA
994 Laparoscopic Liver Surgery in Obese Patients
Lilian Schwarz, Thomas Aloia, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey, Claudius Conrad*
Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
995 Minimally Invasive Robot-Assisted Completion Pancreatectomy
Ammara A. Watkins*, Alessandra Storino, Tara S. Kent, A. James Moser
Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
996 Laparoscopic Gastric Suspension Technique for Distal Pancreatic Tumors
Carlos U. Corvera*1, Victor Kuo2, 1
1Surgery, UCSF, San Francisco, CA; 2Surgery, Chiayi Christian hospital, Chia-yi city, Taiwan
997 Laparoscopic Strong Procedure for Wilkie Syndrome (Complete Intestinal Derotation for SMA Syndrome)
Lilian Schwarz, Jeffrey Lee, Matthew H. Katz, Jason B. Fleming, Thomas Aloia, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey, Claudius Conrad*
Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Exhibit Hall C
  Authors available at their posters to answer questions 12PM - 2PM; posters on display 8AM - 5 PM.
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Moderators: Sean P. Cleary, Toronto, ON, Canada
Brian J. Dunkin, Houston, TX
Bruce D. Schirmer, Charlottesville, VA

Overview of Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) Programs in GI Surgery
Lorenzo E. Ferri, Montreal, QC, Canada

Preoperative Education and Prehabilitation
Alice Wei, Toronto, ON, Canada

Do We Need to Starve? NPO Prior to Surgery
Gabriele Baldini, Montreal, QC, Canada

Bowel Prep: Yes or No?
Conor DeLaney, Cleveland, OH

Audience & Panel Discussion


Laparoscopic vs. Open Surgery: Does it Matter?
Gerald M. Fried, Monteal, QC, Canada

Fluid Management: Reducing Shifts & Preventing Overload
Amit Merchea, Jacksonville, FL

Techniques in Preventing Ileus and Post-Op N/V (PONV)
Julie Thacker, Durham, NC

Audience & Panel Discussion


Drains and Tubes: Indications, Evidence, and Management
Cagla Eskicioglu, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Multi-Modal Pain Therapy
Brian J. Dunkin, Houston, TX

Early Ambulation and Nutrition: How to Make It Happen
Kirk A. Ludwig, Milwaukee, WI

Audience & Panel Discussion

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
David T. Rubin, Chicago, IL
Barry Salky, New York, NY
Ellen J. Scherl, New York, NY
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Ballroom C
Sponsored by: SSAT, ASGE, AGA
Moderators: Christy M. Dunst, Portland, OR
Stavros N. Stavropoulos, Roslyn, NY
Michael F. Vaezi, Nashville, TN

Achalasia 2015: Options and Outcomes
Stavros Stavropoulos, Roslyn, NY

Making the Diagnosis: A Spectrum of Disease
Michael F. Vaezi, Nashville, TN

POEM Technique: Tips and Tricks
Haruhiro Inoue, Yokohama, Japan

Setting Up a POEM Program
Brian E. Louie, Seattle, WA

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Sponsored by: SSAT, AGA, ASGE
Moderators: Nicholas Davidson, St. Louis, MO
Charalabos Pothoulakis, Los Angeles, CA

Keynote Address
Anastomotic Leak Is an Infectious Disease

John C. Alverdy, Chicago, IL

1008 Decreased Fecal Microbial Metabolite Enterolactone Is a Novel Inflammatory and Oxidative Stress Related Biomarker of Alcoholic Liver Disease
Puneet Puri*1, Faridoddin Mirshahi1, Mohammad S. Siddiqui1, Sherry Boyett1, Carol C. Sargeant1, Andrew Joyce2, Velimir A. Luketic1, Arun J. Sanyal1
1Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA; 2Venebio Inc, Richmond, VA
1009 Depletion of Enteric Microbiota Protects from Chemotherapy-Induced Damage in the Murine Small Intestine
Jacquelyn Carr*, Stephanie L. King, Christopher M. Dekaney
Surgery, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC
1010 Disease-Associated Enterotypes and Metabotypes in Families with Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Jonathan P. Jacobs*1, Maomeng Tong2, Ian McHardy2, Maryam Goudarzi3, Paul Ruegger4, Dermot McGovern5, James Borneman4, Albert J. Fornace3, Marla Dubinsky6, Jonathan Braun2
1Division of Digestive Diseases, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; 2Department of Pathology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; 3Georgetown University, Washington, DC; 4UC Riverside, Riverside, CA; 5Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA; 6Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
BEST OF DDW 2015 (non-CME)
  Discussants from the SSAT, AASLD, AGA, and ASGE will review their societies' top presentations; attend this session to get an overview of the latest, best, and most thought-provoking research presented all week. Consult MyDDW or the DDW Program Book for the schedule of expert critiques.

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