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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

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Esophagus & Gastric GI Tract Potpourri
HPB Education & Quality & Outcomes & Policy
Small Bowel & Colorectal General & Society Business
TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016
6:30 AM - 7:45 AM
29B
Ticketed Session BREAKFAST WITH THE EXPERTS: HPB
  MANAGEMENT OF PANCREATIC FISTULAS AND BILE LEAKS
Faculty Mark P. Callery, Boston, MA
Charles Vollmer, Philadelphia, PA
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
28AB
CME with self-assessment SSAT/ISDS SYMPOSIUM
  CHRONIC INFLAMMATION AND NEOPLASTIC TRANSFORMATION: PATHWAYS, PREVENTION, AND TREATMENT
Moderators: Alberto R. Ferreres, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Alessandro Fichera, Seattle, WA
  GERD, Barrett's Esophagus, and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
Ralph W. Aye, Seattle, WA
  H. Pylori and Gastric Adenocarcinoma
Lorenzo E. Ferri, Montreal, QC, Canada
  Chronic Cholecystitis and Gall Bladder Cancer
Alberto R. Ferreres, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  Hepatitis and Hepatocellular Carcinoma
James O. Park, Seattle, WA
  Chronic Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Carcinoma
Jennifer F. Tseng, Boston, MA
  Long-Standing Ulcerative Colitis, Dysplasia, and Colorectal Cancer
David Rubin, Chicago, IL
  HPV, AIN, and Anal Cancer
Vassiliki Li Tsikitis, Portland, OR
  Panel and Audience Discussion
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
30
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC
  NEW APPROACHES TO THE MANAGEMENT OF OBESITY
Sponsored by: SSAT, ASGE
Moderators: Steven Edmundowicz, St. Louis, MO
Samer G. Mattar, Portland, OR
  Current Strategies in Combination Therapy for Severe Obesity
Samuel Klein, St. Louis, MO
  Long Term Outcomes in Bariatric Surgery
Ali Tavakkoli, Boston, MA
  Endoluminal Approaches to Obesity I: Balloons, Sleeves, and Aspiration Therapy
Amrita Sethi, New York, NY
  Endoluminal Approaches to Obesity II: Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty and POSE
Reem Z. Sharaiha, New York, NY
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
29CD
DDW COMBINED TRANSLATIONAL SYMPOSIUM (AGA-ACCREDITED)
  MANIPULATING THE MICROBIOME TO TREAT GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASES
Sponsored by: AGA, SSAT
Moderators: Stacy A. Kahn, Chicago, IL
Mark Pimentel, Los Angeles, CA
  Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for IBD: Progress and Pitfalls
Paul Moayyedi, Hamilton, ON, Canada
  Lipotoxicity and Dysbiosis: Co-Conspirators in NASH
Kiran Bambha, Aurora, CO
  Are Bugs Making Us Fat?
John Morton, Stanford, CA
  Antibiotics and Probiotics for Functional Bowel Diseases
Baharak Moshiree, Miami, FL
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
28D
QUICK SHOTS SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
 
Moderators: Neil Hyman, Chicago, IL
Sharfi Sarker, Barrington, IL

3-minute presentation, 3-minute discussion
892 Simultaneous Resection for Synchronous Colorectal Liver Metastasis: The New Standard of Care?
Jonathan S. Abelson1, Fabrizio Michelassi1, Jeffrey Milsom1, Benjamin Samstein1, Art Sedrakyan2, Heather L. Yeo1
1Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY; 2Healthcare Policy and Research, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY
893 Demonstrating the Benefits of Multimodal Pain Control on Patient Outcomes in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery: Review of 200 Consecutive Cases
Sergio Ibarra2, Juan R. Flores2, Eric M. Haas1,2
1Colorectal Surgery, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX; 2Colorectal Surgical Associates, Houston, TX
894 Racial Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening: More Equitable Outcomes in the Equal-Access Military Health System
Navin R. Changoor1,2, Cheryl K. Zogg1, Anju Ranjit1, Gezzer Ortega2, Louis L. Nguyen1, Eric Schneider1, Ronald Bleday4, Quoc-Dien R. Trinh1, Peter A. Learn3, Adil H. Haider1, Joel E. Goldberg4
1Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Womens Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Surgery, Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC; 3Surgical Oncology, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD; 4Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital , Boston, MA
895 Adequacy of Colonoscopic Resection of Malignant Polyps
Amy L. Lightner1, Eric Dozois1, Seth Sweetser2, David W. Larson1, Kellie Mathis1
1Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 2Gastroenterology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
896 The Clinical Utility of Over the Scope Clip in the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Defects
Ido Mizrahi1, Rana Eltawil3, Nadav Haim1, Sami Chadi1, Bo Shen2, Tolga Erim3, Steven Wexner1
1Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL; 2Gastroenterology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH; 3Gastroenterology, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL
897 Construction of Ileal Pouch in Emergency Operation for Ulcerative Colitis: Is It Safe and Feasible?
HongYeol Yoo, Seung-Bum Ryoo, Eun Kyung Choe, Sang Hui Moon, Kyu Joo Park
General surgery, Seoul National University Hospital , Seoul, Korea (the Republic of)
898 Modified-Pfannenstiel Open Approach as an Alternative to Laparoscopic Restorative Proctocolectomy: Comparison of Outcomes and Quality of Life - A Matched Study
Leonardo C. Duraes, Destiny A. Schroeder, David Dietz
Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
899 Sarcopenia Is a Predictor of Surgical Complications in a Population Younger than 40 Years Suffering from Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Mark Pederson, John Cromwell, James J. Mezhir, Peter Nau
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
900 Combined Application of Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Tissue Fusion Technology in Small Bowel's Anastomosis: An in Vivo Study with Porcine Model
Hong Pan, Enders K. Ng, Ping Keun Lam, See W. Tong, Kevin K. Leung, Anthony Y. Teoh
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, CUHK, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
901 Transanal Hemorrhoidal Dearterialization vs. Ferguson Hemorrhoidectomy in the Treatment of Hemorrhoidal Disease
Vito M. Stolfi1, Ilaria Capuano1, Chiara Micossi2, Felice Nigro2, Pierpaolo Sileri1
1General Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Rome, Italy; 2Villa Tiberia Hospital, Rome, Italy
902 Selection Criteria for General Surgery Fellowships: A Survey of Fellowship Program Directors
Ezra N. Teitelbaum1, Sabha Ganai2, Huan Vu3, Jayleen Grams4, Kenric Murayama5
1Northwestern University , Chicago, IL; 2Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL; 3Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA; 4University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL; 5University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
903 Venous Thromboembolic Events: How Low Can You Go?
Caroline E. Jones, Allison A. Gullick, Melanie S. Morris
Surgery, University of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
904 Dynamic Functioning of Latissimus Dorsi Muscle NeoSphincters Compared to Native Anal Sphincters in the Rat
Melanie G. Urbanchek1, Shiuhyang Kuo2, Zhifa Wang2, Jana D. Moon1, Eve L. Bingham2, Elizabeth A. Mays1, Hyungjin (Myra) Kim3, Paul S. Cederna1, Stephen E. Feinberg2,1
1Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 2Dental School, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 3Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
28C
VIDEO SESSION: HPB
 
Moderators: Shimul Shah, Cincinnati, OH
Rory Smoot, Rochester, MN

10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
905 Pylorus-Preserving Pancreaticoduodenectomy (PPPD) with Technical Modifications
Yi Miao
Pancreas Center, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China
906 Anterior Approach Right Hepatectomy Combined with Inferior Vena Cava Thrombectomy Using Trans-Diaphragmatic Intrapericardium IVC Occlusion
Xiangcheng Li, Chenyu Jiao, Ke Wang, Xiaofeng Wu, Sheng Han, Xuehao Wang
Liver Transplantation Center, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China
907 Laparoscopic Pancreaticoduodenectomy (LPD) with Posterior and Uncinate Process First Approach
Wentao Gao, Kuirong Jiang, Junli Wu, Qiang Li, Feng Guo, Jianmin Chen, Jishu Wei, Zipeng Lu, Min Tu, Xinglong Dai, Cuncai Dai, Yi Miao
Pancreas Center of the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China
908 Laparoscopic Insulinoma Enucleation from the Retro-Pancreatic Neck: A Stepwise Approach
Claudius Conrad, Guillaume Passot, Suguru Yamashita, Matthew H. Katz, Jason B. Fleming, Michael P. Kim, Yun Shin Chun, Thomas Aloia, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey, Jeffrey E. Lee
Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
909 Caudal Approach Using Postural Change of Laparoscopic Liver Resection (LLR) to the Extended Right Posterior Sectionectomy of the Liver
Zenichi Morise
Surgery, Fujita Health University School of Medicine Banbuntane Houtokukai Hospital, Nagoya, Japan
910 Anterior Hepatic Parenchymal Transection for Isolated Caudate Lobectomy
Xiangcheng Li
Liver Transplantation Center, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
28AB
PLENARY SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC II
 
Moderators: Anne Lidor, Madison, WI
Daniela Molena, New York, NY

10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
1011 Post-Operative Gastroesophageal Reflux after Laparoscopic Heller-Dor for Achalasia: True Incidence with an Objective Evaluation
Renato Salvador, Mario Costantini, Elisa Pesenti, Laura Gobbi, Lorenzo Spadotto, Guerrino Voltarel, Francesco Cavallin, Loredana Nicoletti, Giovanni Capovilla, Stefano Merigliano
University of Padova, Padova, Italy
Plenary presentation 1012 Matched Comparison of Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy to Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia: Early Subjective and Objective Outcomes
Andreas M. Schneider1, Brian E. Louie1, Heather F. Warren1, Alexander S. Farivar1, Drew B. Schembre2, Ralph W. Aye1
1Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA; 2Gastrointestinal , Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Plenary presentation 1013 Even in Comparable Patients, Non-Elective Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Portends Worse Outcomes: A Propensity-Adjusted Analysis
Vernissia Tam1, James D. Luketich1, Daniel G. Winger2, Inderpal S. Sarkaria1, Ryan M. Levy1, Neil A. Christie1, Omar Awais1, Manisha Shende1, Katie S. Nason1
1University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA; 2Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Plenary presentation 1014 Medical Malpractice in Bariatric Surgery: How to Mitigate Litigation from Eating Into Your Practice?
Asad J. Choudhry1, Nadeem N. Haddad1, Matthew Martin3, Cornelius A. Thiels1, Elizabeth B. Habermann2, Donald H. Jenkins1, Michael J. Ferrara1, Martin D. Zielinski1
1Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 2Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Surgical Outcomes Program, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 3Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA
1015 Triggering Receptor Expressed on Myeloid Cells-1 (TREM-1) Regulates Insulin Resistance in Morbidly Obese Population
Kalyana Nandipati1, Saravanan Subramnian2, Pradeep Pallati1, Devendra K. Agrawal2, Poona Sharma2
1Department of Surgery, Creighton University, School of Medicine, Omaha, NE; 2Department of Biomedical sciences, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
1016 Rikkunshito Counteracts Total Gastrectomy-Induced Reductions in Food Intake and Weight by Attenuating Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 Elevation in Rats
Masanobu Taguchi1, Katsuya Dezaki2, Masaru Koizumi1, Kentaro Kurashina1, Yoshinori Hosoya1, Yasunaru Sakuma1, Hisanaga Horie1, Joji Kitayama1, Clarence Foster3, Alan K. Lefor1, Naohiro Sata1, Toshihiko Yada2
1Surgery, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan; 2Physiology, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan; 3Surgery, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Orange, CA
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
28C
PLENARY SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL II
 
Moderators: Alessandro Fichera, Seattle, WA
Heather Yeo, New York, NY

10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
1017 Impact of Extramural Vascular Invasion on Colon Cancer Outcomes
Ramzi Amri2, Liliana G. Bordeianou1,2, David L. Berger1,2
1General and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, Cambridge, MA; 2Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Plenary presentation 1018 Incorporation of CEA Improves Staging in Colon Cancer
Blake Spindler, John R. Bergquist, Cornelius A. Thiels, Scott Kelley, David W. Larson, Kellie Mathis
Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Plenary presentation 1019 Outcomes of Clinically Node Negative but Pathologically Node Positive Rectal Cancer Patients Who Did Not Receive Neoadjuvant Therapy
Nouf Akeel, Nan Lan, Luca Stocchi, Meagan Costedio, David Dietz, Emre Gorgun, Matthew Kalady, Georgios Karagkounis, Hermann Kessler, Feza H. Remzi
Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
1020 The Importance of E7 Oncoprotein Expression in a Mouse Model of HPV Carcinogenesis
Hana Sleiman, Louise Meske, Evie Carchman
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Plenary presentation 1021 Thirty-Day Mortality Underestimates Incidence of Death after Colorectal Surgery for Cancer
Mohamed A. Adam, Zhifei Sun, Jina Kim, John Migaly, Christopher R. Mantyh
Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, NC
Plenary presentation 1022 Surgeon Characteristics Supersede Hospital Characteristics in Mortality after Urgent Colectomy
Richard S. Hoehn, Dennis J. Hanseman, Alex Chang, Meghan C. Daly, Audrey Ertel, Daniel E. Abbott, Shimul Shah, Ian M. Paquette
Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
28D
QUICK SHOTS SESSION: HPB
 
Moderators: Lygia Stewart, San Francisco, CA
Jennifer F. Tseng, Boston, MA

3-minute presentation, 3-minute discussion
1024 Assessing the Financial Toxicity Associated with Treatment Options for Resectable Pancreatic Cancer
Marcelo Cerullo, Faiz Gani, Joseph K. Canner, Timothy M. Pawlik
Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
1025 Curcumin Derivative FLLL-31 Sensitizes Pancreatic Cancer Cells to TRAIL Induced Cell Death through Death Receptor Up-Regulation
Kaustav Majumder, Steven Skube, Amanda O. Salzwedel, Nivedita Arora, Bhuwan Giri, Shrey Modi, Bharti Garg, Sulagna Banerjee, Ashok Saluja, Vikas Dudeja
Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1026 Pancreatectomy with Concomitant / En Bloc Arterial Resection: Predictors of Morbidity and Mortality
May C. Tee, Michael B. Farnell, Michael L. Kendrick, David M. Nagorney, Adam Krajewski, Ryan Groeschl, Kristopher P. Croome, Rory Smoot, Mark J. Truty
Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
1028 Patterns of Recurrence and Long-Term Outcomes in Patients Who Underwent Pancreatectomy for Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms with High Grade Dysplasia: Implications for Surveillance
Aaron U. Blackham1, Matthew Doepker1, Barbara A. Centeno2, Gregory Springett3, José M. Pimiento1, Mokenge P. Malafa1, Pamela J. Hodul1
1Surgical Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL; 2Pathology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL; 3Medical Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL
1029 Assessing Resectability of Colorectal Liver Metastases: Diagnostic Chaos!
Jean-Michel Aubin1, Alexsander K. Bressan1, Sean C. Grondin1, Elijah Dixon1, Anthony R. MacLean1, Sean Gregg1, Patricia A. Tang1, Gilaad Kaplan1, Guillaume Martel2, Chad G. Ball1
1University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada; 2University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
1030 A Nomogram to Predict Hypertrophy of Liver Segments 2 and 3 after Right Portal Vein Embolization
Guillaume Passot1, Yoshihiro Mise1, Xuemei wang2, Hsiang-Chun Chen2, Kristoffer W. Brudvik1, Thomas Aloia1, steven huang3, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey1
1Surgical Oncology, MD Anderson, Houston, TX; 2Biostatistics, MD Anderson, Houston, TX; 3Interventional radiology, MD Anderson, Houston, TX
1031 Natural History of Patients Followed Radiographically with Mucinous Cystic Neoplasms of the Pancreas
Linda Ma, Michael D'Angelica, Ronald P. DeMatteo, Peter Kingham, Vinod Balachandran, William R. Jarnagin, Peter Allen
Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
1032 Improved Survival following Pancreatic Cancer among Patients Receiving Metformin
Marcelo Cerullo, Faiz Gani, Joseph K. Canner, Timothy M. Pawlik
Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
1033 Extent of Resection Does Not Affect the National Failure to Treat Localized Pancreas Cancer with Post-Resection Adjuvant Chemotherapy
John R. Bergquist1,2, Christopher R. Shubert1,2, Tommy Ivanics1,2, Rory Smoot1, Michael L. Kendrick1, David M. Nagorney1, Michael B. Farnell1, Mark J. Truty1
1Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 2Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
1034 Response to Neoadjuvant Therapy and Its Impact on Survival in Resected Pancreatic Cancer
Katelin A. Mirkin, Erin K. Greenleaf, Christopher S. Hollenbeak, Joyce Wong
Department of Surgery, Hershey Penn State Medical Center, Hummelstown, PA
1035 Learning Curve Effect on ‘Step Up Approach' for Management of Severe Acute Pancreatitis
Rajesh Gupta1, Rahul Gupta1, Sunil Shenvi2, Raghavendra B. Yelakanti3, Rohit K. Nimje4, Abhishek Chandna4, Surinder S. Rana5, Mandeep Kang6, Rajinder Singh1, Deepak K. Bhasin5
1Surgical Gastroenterology Division, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India; 2Transplant Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC; 3Hepatobiliary and Liver Transplantation, Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana, India; 4General Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India; 5Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India; 6Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
1036 MUC13 Interaction with Receptor Tyrosine Kinase HER2 Drives Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Progression
Sheema Khan2, Stephen W. Behrman1, Nadeem Zafar3, Meena Jaggi4, Subhash C. Chauhan5
1Surgery, Univ. of Tennessee, Memphis, TN; 2Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN; 3Pathology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN; 4Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN; 5Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
1037 Increased Pancreatic Cancer Survival with Greater Lymph Node Retrieval in the National Cancer Data Base
Carlo M. Contreras1, Chee P. Lin2, Robert Oster2, Sushanth M. Reddy1, Thomas N. Wang1, Selwyn M. Vickers1, Martin M. Heslin1
1Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL; 2Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Exhibit Hall C
POSTER SESSION III (NON-CME)
  Authors available at their posters to answer questions 12 PM - 2 PM; posters on display 9:30 AM - 4 PM.
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
28AB
CME with self-assessment KELLY AND CARLOS PELLEGRINI SSAT/SAGES LUNCHEON SYMPOSIUM: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC
  ADVANCES IN THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF BARRETT'S ESOPHAGUS AND EARLY ESOPHAGEAL CANCER
Moderators: Susan Galandiuk, Louisville, KY
Daniel J. Scott, Dallas, TX
  BARRETT'S DIAGNOSIS AND SURVEILLANCE
  Emerging Enhanced Imaging Technologies of the Esophagus
Piero Marco Fisichella, West Roxbury, MA
  Advances in Understanding the Pathogenesis of Barrett's Esophagus
Sumeet K. Mittal, Omaha, NE
  Barrett's Surveillance: Making Sense of the Different Recommendations
Nicholas Shaheen, Chapel Hill, NC
  Panel and Audience Discussion
  TREATING BARRETT'S
  Endoscopic Therapies for Barrett's Dysplasia
Srinadh Komanduri, Chicago, IL
  The Role of Antireflux Surgery in Non-Dysplastic Barrett's and after Ablation
Brant K. Oelschlager, Seattle, WA
  Panel and Audience Discussion
  EARLY ESOPHAGEAL CANCER
  Endoscopic Mucosal Resection for Early Esophageal Cancer
Kyle A. Perry, Columbus, OH
  The Role of Esophagectomy in the Era of Endoscopic Eradication Therapy for High Grade Dysplasia and Intramucosal Adenocarcinoma
John G. Hunter, Portland, OR
  Panel and Audience Discussion
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
29A
Ticketed Session MEET-THE-PROFESSOR LUNCHEON: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
  EMERGENCIES IN COLO-RECTAL CANCER: RESECT, DIVERT, OR STENT?
Faculty Sharon L. Stein, Cleveland, OH
Y. Nancy You, Houston, TX
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
29CD
DDW COMBINED RESEARCH FORUM: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL (AGA-ACCREDITED)
  DOES AN APPLE A DAY KEEP COLON CANCER AWAY? DIET AND ENVIRONMENTAL ROLES IN COLON CANCER
Sponsored by: AGA, ASGE, SSAT
Moderators: Daniel C. Chung, Boston, MA
Y. Nancy You, Houston, TX
937 Low-Dose Metformin Suppressed Metachronous Colorectal Adenoma/Polyps in Non-Diabetic, Post-Polypectomy Subjects: A Multi-Centre Phase 3 Randomised Controlled Trial
Takuma Higurashi, Yasuhiko Komiya, Jun Arimoto, Eiji Sakai, Kunihiro Hosono, Atsushi Nakajima
Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
938 The Negative Impact of Obesity on the Tumor Microenvironment in Colon Cancer: Results from a Prospective Trial
Devin C. Flaherty1, Simon Lavotshkin5, John R. Jalas3, Hitoe Torisu-Itakura6, Myung S. Sim2, Delphine J. Lee4, Anton J. Bilchik1
1Surgical Oncology, John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John's Health Center, Santa Monica, CA; 2Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; 3Pathology, Providence Saint John's Health Center, Santa Monica, CA; 4Translational Immunology, Dirks/Dougherty Laboratory for Cancer Research, John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John's Health Center, Santa Monica, CA; 5Grossmont Surgical Associates, La Mesa, CA; 6Medicines Development Unit, Eli Lilly Japan K.K., Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
939 Impact of Colonoscopy Insertion Techniques on Adenoma Detection
Sergio Cadoni1, Premysl Falt2, Stefano Sanna3, Mariangela Argiolas3, Viviana Fanari3, Paolo Gallittu1, Mauro Liggi1, Donatella Mura1, Laura Porcedda3, Vit Smajstrla2, Matteo Erriu4, Felix W. Leung5
1Digestive Endoscopy Unit, S. Barbara Hospital, Iglesias, CI, Italy; 2Digestive Diseases Center, Vėtkovice Hospital, Ostrava, Czech Republic; 3Digestive Endoscopy Unit, N. S. di Bonaria Hospital, San Gavino Monreale (VS), Italy; 4Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, CA, Italy; 5Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center, VAGLAHS and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
30
BEST OF DDW 2016 (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.

Moderators: Steven Edmundowicz, Aurora, CO
Grace H. Elta, Ann Arbor, MI

Best of AASLD at DDW
Carla Brady, Durham, NC

Best of AGA at DDW
Sheila E. Crowe, La Jolla, CA

Best of ASGE at DDW
John J. Vargo, II, Cleveland, OH

Best of SSAT at DDW
Syed A. Ahmad, Cincinnati, OH



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