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57th Annual Meeting
SOCIETY FOR SURGERY OF THE ALIMENTARY TRACT
May 21 - 24, 2016
San Diego Convention Center - San Diego, CA
during Digestive Disease Week®


Program (Subject to Change)
Last Updated 02/29/16

All rooms at the San Diego 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
SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2016
6:30 AM - 7:45 AM
32
Ticketed Session BREAKFAST WITH THE EXPERTS: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC
  PER-ORAL ENDOSCOPIC MYOTOMY FOR THE UES, LES, AND PYLORUS
Faculty: Christy M. Dunst, Portland, OR
Eric S. Hungness, Chicago, IL
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
28AB
OPENING SESSION
 
Moderator: Selwyn M. Vickers, Birmingham, AL

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, conferment of the Founders Medal, and eulogizing of Past President(s).
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
28AB
PRESIDENTIAL PLENARY I
 
Moderator: Susan Galandiuk, Louisville, KY

10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
Plenary presentation 218 Inhibition of Pancreatic Cancer Cell and Stroma Growth with a Downstream Hedgehog Antagonist
Kim C. Honselmann, Moritz F. Pross, Ulrich F. Wellner, Hryhoriy Lapshyn, Ekaterina Petrova, Tobias Keck, Dirk Bausch
General Surgery, University of Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany
Plenary presentation 219 RAS Mutation Status Impacts Survival in Patients Undergoing Repeat Hepatectomy for Colorectal Liver Metastases
Jason Denbo1, Guillaume Passot1, Yun Shin Chun1, Suguru Yamashita1, Scott Kopetz2, Dipen Maru3, Kristoffer W. Brudvik1, Steven Wei1, Claudius Conrad1, Thomas Aloia1, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey1
1Surgical Oncology, MD Anderson, Houston, TX; 2Medical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; 3Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Plenary presentation 220 Intratumoral CD3+ and NKp46+ Cells Protect against Tumor Progression in Resected Colorectal Liver Metastases Treated with Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
Matteo Maria Cimino1, Matteo Donadon1, Kelly Hudspeth2, Luca Di Tommaso3, Max Preti2, Massimo Roncalli3, Domenico Mavilio2, Guido Torzilli1
1Department of Surgery Division of Hepatobiliary & General Surgery, Humanitas Research Hospital & Humanitas University, Rozzano, MI, Italy; 2Unit of Clinical and Experimental Immunology, Humanitas Research Hospital & Humanitas University, Rozzano, Italy; 3Department of Pathology, Humanitas Research Hospital & Humanitas University, Rozzano, Italy
Plenary presentation 221 Long-Term Survival Based on Pathologic Response to Neoadjuvant Therapy in Esophageal Cancer
Gregory Tiesi1, Heather Stuart1, Danny Yakoub1, Eli Avisar1, Nipum merchant1, Alan S. Livingstone1, Dido Franceschi1
1Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
28AB
PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
Lessons Learned from Mentors and Heroes on Leadership and Surgical Resilience
  Introduction
Susan Galandiuk, Louisville, KY

Lessons Learned from Mentors and Heroes on Leadership and Surgical Resilience
Selwyn M. Vickers, Birmingham, AL

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
28AB
PRESIDENTIAL PLENARY II
 
Moderator: Selwyn M. Vickers, Birmingham, AL

10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
Plenary presentation348 Neuroendocrine Liver Metastasis: A Novel Nomogram Predicting the Prognosis of Patients after Liver Resection
Andrea Ruzzenente1, Fabio Bagante1, Francesca Bertuzzo1, Luca Aldrighetti6, Giorgio Ercolani3, Alessandro Ferrero5, Felice Giuliante4, Guido Torzilli2, Gian Luca grazi7, Alfredo Guglielmi1, Calogero Iacono1
1G. B. Rossi Hospital, University of Verona, Verona, Italy; 2Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milan, Italy; 3Ospedale Sant'Orsola University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy; 4Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy; 5Ospedale Mauriziano Umberto I, Turin, Italy; 6Ospedale San Raffaele, Milano, Italy; 7Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy
Plenary presentation349 Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy Is Not Associated with Either Short-Term or Long-Term Benefit over 3D-Conformal Radiotherapy for Rectal Cancer
Zhifei Sun1, Mohamed A. Adam1, Mithun Shenoi1, Brian Czito2, John Migaly1, Christopher R. Mantyh1
1Surgery, Duke University, Durham, NC; 2Radiation Oncology, Duke University, Durham, NC
Plenary presentation350 A Combined Nissen Plus Hill Repair Reduces Recurrences for Paraesophageal Hernia Compared to Laparoscopic Nissen Alone
Gal Levy, Ralph W. Aye, Alexander S. Farivar, Brian E. Louie
Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
28AB
DORIS AND JOHN L. CAMERON GUEST ORATION
  Mastering the Challenges of Leading Change
H. James Dallas, Atlanta, Georgia
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Exhibit Hall C
POSTER SESSION I (NON-CME)
  Authors available at their posters to answer questions 12 PM - 2 PM; posters on display 9:30 AM - 4 PM.
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
33
Ticketed Session MEET-THE-PROFESSOR LUNCHEON: WRITERS WORKSHOP PART I
  WRITING AND EDITING YOUR MANUSCRIPT
Faculty Justin B. Dimick, Ann Arbor, MI
Timothy M. Pawlik, Baltimore, MD
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Exhibit Hall F
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC C
  INTRODUCTION TO ADVANCED UPPER ENDOSCOPIC TECHNIQUES: SUTURING, STENTING, CLIPPING, FOREIGN BODY RETRIEVAL - *SOLD OUT*
Session Director: Michael B. Ujiki, Evanston, IL
Faculty John G. Linn, Evanston, IL
Eric M. Pauli, Hershey, PA
Bryan J. Sandler, San Diego, CA
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Exhibit Hall F
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: HPB C
  UTILIZATION OF INTRAOPERATIVE ULTRASOUND IN HPB SURGERY
Session Director: Michael G. House, Indianapolis, IN
Faculty Guido Torzilli. Milan, Italy
Nicholas J. Zyromski, Indianapolis, IN
Michael G. House, Indianapolis, IN
T. Peter Kingham, New York, NY
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Exhibit Hall F
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL C
  TRANSANAL ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY
Session Director: Alessandro Fichera, Seattle, WA
  TEM
Patricia Sylla, New York, NY
  TEO
Alessandro Fichera, Seattle, WA
  TAMIS
Matthew Albert, Altamonte Springs, FL
Vikram Attaluri, Beverly Hills, CA
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
30
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL (AGA-ACCREDITED)
  COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING
Sponsored by: AGA, ASGE, SSAT
Moderators: Doug Corley, San Francisco, CA
David Lieberman, Portland, OR
  Laproscopic Assisted Colonoscopies for the Difficult Colon
Imran Hassan, Iowa City, IA
  What Are We Missing with Colonoscopies?
Daniel C. Chung, Boston, MA
  Techniques to Minimize Interval Cancers with Colonoscopies
Michael B. Wallace, Jacksonville, FL
  Preparing for Success: How to Optimize Preparation and ADR
Rajesh N. Keswani, Wilmette, IL
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
28C
PLENARY SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC I
 
Moderators: James P. Dolan, Portland, OR
Thomas J. Watson, Rochester, NY

10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
407 Esophageal Cancer Treatment Is Underutilized among the Elderly in the United States
Daniela Molena2, Miloslawa Stem1, Anne O. Lidor3
1Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD; 2Thoracic Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY; 3Surgery, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
408 Esophagectomy following Endoscopic Resection of Submucosal Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: A Highly Curative Procedure even with Nodal Metastases
Daniela Molena1, Joshua A. Boys2, Shanda H. Blackmon3, Karen J. Dickinson4, Christy M. Dunst5, Wayne L. Hofstetter6, Michal J. Lada7, Brian E. Louie8, Thomas J. Watson7, Steven R. DeMeester2
1Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY; 2University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA; 3Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 4Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX; 5The Oregon Clinic, Portland, OR; 6MD Anderson, Houston, TX; 7University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY; 8Swedish Cancer Institute, Seattle, WA
Plenary presentation 409 Application of Gold Nanorods in Cancer Theranostics
Mohan Singh1, Elham Nabavi1, Yu Zhou2,1, Hailin Zhao3, Daqing Ma3, Anthony Cass2, George B. Hanna1, Daniel Elson1
1Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, Department of Surgery & Cancer, Imperial College London, Birmingham, United Kingdom; 2Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom; 3Department of Anaesthetics, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
410 Roux-en-Y versus Billroth II Gastrojejunostomy after Radical Distal Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial
Jimmy B. So1, Ning Qi Pang1, Asim Shabbir1, Amy Yuh Ling Tay1, Yiong Huak Chan1, Man Yee Yung2, Candice Lam2, Zheng Su3, Hong Chui Sim4, Janelle N. Phua1, Katherine Jin San Lee1, Elya Chen1, Andrew Siang Yih Wong4, Jaideepraj Rao3, Enders K. Ng2
1General Surgery, National University Health System, Singapore, Singapore; 2Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, Hong Kong; 3Department of Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore; 4Department of Surgery, Changi General Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
Plenary presentation 411 Prophylactic Total Gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y Reconstruction with a Stapled Side-To-Side Esophagojejunostomy for Germline CDH1 Mutation: A Single Surgeon's Experience
Kevin K. Chang, Sam Yoon
Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Plenary presentation 412 Outcomes of Intraperitoneal and Systemic Chemotherapy for Patients with Peritoneal Metastases from Gastric Cancer: Is Conversion Surgery Possible?
Dexter Y. Chan1, Nicholas L. Syn2,3, Rachel Yap2, Janelle N. Phua1, Amy Yuh Ling Tay1, Asim Shabbir1, Thomas I. Soh2,3, Jimmy B. So1, Wei-Peng Yong2,3
1Division of General Surgery, University Surgical Cluster, National University Health System, Singapore, Singapore, Singapore; 2Department of Haematology-Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore, Singapore; 3Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, National University of Singapore Centre for Translational Medicine, Singapore, Singapore
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
28D
PLENARY SESSION: HPB I
 
Moderators: Ryan Thomas, Gainesville, FL
Sean Cleary, Toronto, ON, Canada

10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
413 Rate of Organ Space Infection Is Reduced with the Use of an Air Leak Test during Major Hepatectomies
Hop Tran Cao2, Victor Phuoc1, Guillaume Passot1, Suguru Yamashita1, Claudius Conrad1, Thomas Aloia1, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey1
1Surgical Oncology, MD Anderson, Houston, TX; 2Surgical Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
414 The Sooner the Better - The Importance of Optimal Timing of Cholecystectomy in Acute Cholecystitis: Data from the National Swedish Registry for Gallstone Surgery, GallRiks (2006 to 2014)
Lars Enochsson2,1, My Blohm3, Gabriel Sandblom2,1, Johanna Österberg3
1Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Division of surgery, CLINTEC, Karolinska Institutet , Stockholm, Sweden; 2Center for Digestive Diseases, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden; 3Department of Surgery, Mora Lasarett, Mora, Sweden
Plenary presentation 415 Long-Term Outcomes following Percutaneous Cholecystostomy Tube Placement for Treatment of Acute Calculous Cholecystitis
Donna Marie L. Alvino1, Zhi Ven Fong1, Colin J. McCarthy2, Keith D. Lillemoe1, Peter R. Mueller2, Peter J. Fagenholz1
1Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Plenary presentation 416 Visceral Pre-Adipocytes from Obese KrasG12D Mice Stimulate Proliferation of Pancreatic Intraepithelial Neoplasms
Mu Xu1, Xiaoman Jung1, Hui-Hua Chang1, Aune Moro1, Alexander Stark1, Andrea I. Schmidt1,2, Guido Eibl1, Oscar J. Hines1
1Surgery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; 2General and Visceral Surgery, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
417 Role of Preoperative 5-Fluorouracil, Doxorubicin and Streptozotocin Therapy in the Treatment of Localized Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Laura R. Prakash, Priya Bhosale, James Yao, Arvind Dasari, Thomas Aloia, Jeffrey E. Lee, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey, Jason B. Fleming, Matthew H. Katz
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Plenary presentation 418 Evolution of Outcomes of Patients with Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Undergoing Pancreatoduodenectomy following Preoperative Therapy
Jordan M. Cloyd1, Matthew H. Katz1, Jason B. Fleming1, Robert A. Wolff2, Gauri R. Varadhachary2, Milind Javle2, Rachna T. Shroff2, David Fogelman2, Michael Overman2, Christopher Crane3, Eugene H. Koay3, Bruce D. Minsky3, Prajnan Das3, Douglas B. Evans4, Jeffrey E. Lee1
1Surgical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; 2Medical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; 3Radiation Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; 4Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
28AB
CME with self-assessment STATE-OF-THE-ART CONFERENCE
  NEW FRONTIERS IN LIVER SURGERY
Moderators: Amanda K. Arrington, Huntington, WV
Yun Shin Chun, Houston, TX
Joseph Kim, Stony Brook, NY
  Image-Guided Liver Surgery
Guido Torzilli, Milan, Italy
  Liver Surgery in Developing Countries
Peter Kingham, New York, NY
  Prevention of Collections and Bile Leaks after Hepatectomy
Ching-Wei D. Tzeng, Lexington, KY
  Role of RAS Mutations in Selection of Patients for Resection of Colorectal Liver Metastases
Jean-Nicolas Vauthey, Houston, TX
  Aggressive Surgical Approach to Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma
Masato Nagino, Nagoya, Japan
  Panel and Audience Discussion
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Exhibit Hall F
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC D
  INTRODUCTION TO EMR/ESD
Session Director: Michael B. Ujiki, Evanston, IL
Faculty Christy Dunst, Portland, OR
John G. Linn, Evanston, IL
Jose M. Martinez, Miami, FL
Eric M. Pauli, Hershey, PA
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Exhibit Hall F
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: HPB D
  UTILIZATION OF INTRAOPERATIVE ULTRASOUND IN HPB SURGERY
Session Director: Michael G. House, Indianapolis, IN
Faculty Michael G. House, Indianapolis, IN
Nicholas J. Zyromski, Indianapolis, IN
Thomas A. Aloia, Houston, TX
T. Peter Kingham, New York, NY
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Exhibit Hall F
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL D
  TRANSANAL ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY
Session Director: Alessandro Fichera, Seattle, WA
  TEM
Patricia Sylla, New York, NY
  TEO
Alessandro Fichera, Seattle, WA
  TAMIS
Matthew Albert, Altamonte Springs, FL
Vikram Attaluri, Beverly Hills, CA
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
30
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC
  ACHALASIA THERAPY IN 2016
Sponsored by: SSAT, ASGE, AGA
Moderators: Kyle A. Perry, Columbus, OH
Field F. Willingham, Atlanta, GA
  Non-Myotomy Management of Achalasia
Michael Vaezi, Brentwood, TN
  Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy
David W. Rattner, Boston, MA
  Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy: Technique and Outcomes
Stavros N. Stavropoulos, Roslyn, NY
  So POEM Works-Now What?
Lee L. Swanstrom, Portland, OR
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
28C
QUICK SHOTS SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC
 
Moderators: Steven P. Bowers, Jacksonville, FL
Ozanan R. Meireles, Boston, MA

3-minute presentation, 3-minute discussion
478 Fellowship Has No Negative Effect on Outcomes following Foregut Surgeries
Maria Altieri, Jie Yang, Yaqi Xue, Dana A. Telem, Andrew Bates, Mark A. Talamini, Aurora Pryor
General Surgery, Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY
479 Value Based Care of Patients with Achalasia: A Cost Comparison of Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) and Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy
Elan R. Witkowski, Ozanan R. Meireles, David W. Rattner
Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
480 Primary vs. Redo Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair: A Comparative Analysis of Operative and Quality of Life Outcomes
Hamid R. Zahiri1, Kamran Mohiuddin1, Steven D. Leydorf2, Adam S. Weltz2, George T. Fantry2, Adrian Park1
1General Surgery, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, MD; 2General Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
481 Long-Term Wireless pH Monitoring of the Distal Esophagus: The Prolongation of the Test beyond 48 Hours Is Not Necessary and May Be Misleading
Giovanni Capovilla, Renato Salvador, Lorenzo Spadotto, Guerrino Voltarel, Elisa Pesenti, Loredana Nicoletti, Laura Gobbi, Stefano Merigliano, Mario Costantini
University of Padova, Padova, Italy
482 Importance of Esophageal Manometry and pH Monitoring for the Evaluation of Extra-Esophageal Manifestations of GERD: A Multicenter Study
Fernando A. Herbella2, Ciro Andolfi1, Yalini Vigneswaran1, Marco G. Patti1
1Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; 2Surgical Gastroenterology, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
483 Clinical Outcomes following Esophagectomy With and Without Laparoscopic Ischemic Gastric Pre-Conditioning
Lava Y. Patel2, Sabha Ganai2, Brandon Johnson2, Craig S. Brown1,2, Matthew E. Gitelis2, Brittany Lapin2, Ki Wan Kim2, John A. Howington2, John G. Linn2, Mark S. Talamonti2, Michael Ujiki2
1Biological Sciences Division, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; 2Surgery, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, IL
484 Clinical Application of Thermal Imaging Systems for Simulation of Gastric Tube Formation in Esophageal Reconstruction after Esophagectomy
Katsunori Nishikawa, Masami Yuda, Akira Matsumoto, Yujiro Tanaka, Yuichiro Tanishima, Se-ryung Yamamoto, Fumiaki Yano, Katsuhiko Yanaga
Sugery, Jikei University, Tokyo, Japan
485 Distrubution of Lymph Node Metastases in Esophageal Adenocarcinoma after Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy: A Prospective Cohort Study
Hannah T. Künzli2,1, Anne-Sophie van Rijswijk3, Sybren L. Meijer4, Debby Geijsen5, Mark I. van Berge Henegouwen3, Suzanne S. Gisbertz3
1Gastroenterology and Hepatology, St. Antonius Hospital Nieuwegein, Amsterdam, Netherlands; 2Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands; 3Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands; 4Pathology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands; 5Radiotherapy, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
486 Training Level of Gross Examiner Affects the Number of Lymph Nodes Identified for Microscopic Examination following Esophagectomy
Patrick J. McLaren1, Eugene Carneal2, Kyle D. Hart1, Ken Gatter3, John G. Hunter1, James P. Dolan1
1General Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR; 2Pathology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA; 3Pathology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
487 Preoperative Thyroid Function Does Not Affect Postoperative Normalization of TSH Levels or Weight Loss after Bariatric Surgery
Sayantan Deb, Lindsey Voller, Wes Turner, Chase Palisch, Rachel Dwinal, Homero Rivas, Dan Azagury, John M. Morton
General Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
488 ACS-NSQIP-Based Risk Score Predicts Readmission after Gastrectomy
Anh-Thu Le, Jeremiah T. Martin, Ching-Wei Tzeng, Sean Dineen
General Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
489 Identifying Predictors for Frequent Utilizers of Health Resources following Bariatric Surgery
Andrew Bates1, Jie Yang2, Mark A. Talamini1, Aurora Pryor1, Dana A. Telem1
1Surgery, Stony Brook University Hospital, Oyster Bay, NY; 2Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY
490 The Long-Term Efficacy and Safety of Pyloroplasty Combined with Gastric Electrical Stimulation: A Single Academic Center Experience
Brian R. Davis1, Mohammad Bashashati2, Ben Alvarado2, Richard W. McCallum2, Irene Sarosiek2
1Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, TX; 2Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, TX
491 Validated Asian Prognosis Tool Accurately Predicts Gastric Cancer Outcome of Ethnically Diverse Patient Population at an American National Comprehensive Cancer Center
Bryan S. Goldner1, Kijun Song2, Taeil Son2, Jong Won Kim2, Laleh Melstrom1, Gagandeep Singh1, Sung Hoon Noh2, Yuman Fong1, Woo Jin Hyung2, Yanghee Woo1
1Department of Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA; 2Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea (the Republic of)
492 Impact of Korean Ethnicity and Site of Treatment on Outcomes of Patients with Resectable Gastric Cancer
Danbee H. Kim1,2, Christy E. Cauley1, David C. Chang1, Kyo Young Song2, John T. Mullen1
1Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Newton, MA; 2Surgery, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, Seoul, Korea (the Republic of)
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
28AB
CME with self-assessment RESIDENT EDUCATION COMMITTEE PANEL
  WORK-LIFE BALANCE
Moderator: Jayleen Grams, Birmingham, AL
  Framing the Issue: What Is Burnout, Why Does It Matter, and How Did We Get Here?
John D. Mellinger, Springfield, IL
  Nuts and Bolts to Work-Life Balance
Jeffrey L. Ponsky, Cleveland, OH
  Getting to Physician Wellness
Vassiliki Li Tsikitis, Portland, OR
  Systemic and Institutional Considerations
David Rogers, Birmingham, AL
  Resiliency and Leadership
Patricia L. Turner, Chicago, IL
  Panel and Audience Discussion
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
28D
VIDEO SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
 
Moderators: John Migaly, Durham, NC
Dana A. Telem, Stony Brook, NY

10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
493 Laparoscopic Duodenoduodenostomy: A Minimally Invasive Technique for the Managment of Duodenal Obstruction Due to Annular Pancreas
Jennifer Salluzzo1, Stephanie G. Wood2, Matthew O. Hubbard1, Saber Ghiassi1, Geoffrey S. Nadzam1, Kurt E. Roberts1, Walter E. Longo1, Andrew J. Duffy1
1GI Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; 2Surgery, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
494 En-Bloc Resection of a 5 cm Flat Ascending Colonic Lesion with Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Combined with Laparoscopy
Emre Gorgun, Cigdem Benlice, Feza H. Remzi
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
495 Combined Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Resection of a Large Symptomatic Pedunculated Duodenal Gangliocytic Paraganglioma with Primary Duodenal Repair
Andrea Betesh1, Mark Pochapin1, Paresh C. Shah2
1Gastroenterology, NYU, New York, NY; 2Surgery, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
496 Minimally Invasive Management of Colonoscopic Perforation at Polypectomy
Colin Peirce, Huriye Hande Aydinli, Emre Gorgun, Luca Stocchi
Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
497 Endoscopic Gastrojejunal Revision following Failed Gastric Bypass
Lava Patel, Tomokazu Kishiki, Michael Ujiki
Surgery, Northshore University Evanston Hospital, Chicago, IL
498 Robotic Transanal Repair of Rectovaginal Fistula
Melinda E. Stack, Konstantin Umanskiy
Surgery , University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Grand Ballroom CDE, Omni San Diego
Ticketed Session FOUNDATION AWARDS RECEPTION
  The 2nd SSAT Foundation Awards Reception will recognize the recipients of the 2016 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. New this year, the Awards Reception will feature a Silent Auction. Click here for some highlighted items that will be featured in the SSAT Foundation silent auction.

All proceeds from the reception and the silent auction 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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