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The SSAT Poster Sessions will be held in the South Hall of McCormick Place, from 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM. Authors will be at their posters to answer questions from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM.

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Esophageal Diseases II
Mo1042 Roux-en-Y Reconstruction Gives Better Symptom Relief Than Redo Fundoplication in a Subset of Patients Undergoing Reoperative Antireflux Surgery
Saurabh Singhal, Norton thoracic institute, St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Mo1043 Preoperative Video Instructions Improve Patient Compliance and Satisfaction in BravoTM pH Monitoring
Maureen Daly Moore, Surgery, New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY
Mo1044 Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy: A Single Center Comparative Study of Outcomes with 638 Esophagectomy for Squamous Cell Cancer of the Esophagus
Ian Yu Hong Wong, Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Mo1045 A Retrospective Analysis of 18 Consecutive Cases of Esophageal Perforations Managed at Our Institute from December 2013 to November 2016
Pankaj N. Desai, Surat Institute Of Digstive Sciences, Surat, GJ, India
Mo1046 Eckardt Scores with Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) in Spastic Esophageal Disorders (excluding Achalasia) with Failed Medical Therapy: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review
Harsha V. Moole, ,, University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria, Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, IA
Mo1047 Is Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery Safe and Effective in the Obese Population? A Sytematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Clinical Outcomes
Tarig Abdelrahman, General Surgery, Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Cwm Taff, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Mo1048 Effects of Acupuncture on Esophageal Motility
Fernando A. M. Herbella, Department of Surgery, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo - SP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Mo1049 Long-Term Outcomes of 650 Esophageal Cancer Patients with Thoracoscopic Esophagectomy
Takahiro Heishi, Division of Advanced Surgical Science and Technology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
Mo1050 Continuous Intraoperative Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Monitoring of Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Function during Lymphadenectomy in Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
Ian Yu Hong Wong, Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Mo1051 The Need for Improved Diagnostic Strategies for Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease: Results of a National Survey of Surgeons and Gastroenterologists
Katherine D. Gray, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell, New York, NY
Mo1052 Retrospective Analysis of 103 Cases Using a Novel, Full-Thickness Endoscopic Suturing Device
Brandon Johnson, Grainger Center for Surgical Innovation, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, IL
Mo1053 Esophageal Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: A Single-Institution Experience
Arianna Barbetta, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Mo1054 A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review of Prospective Trials: Eckardt Score with Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) versus Surgical Myotomy in Managing Adult Achalasia Patients
Abhiram Duvvuri, Gastroenterology, Kansas City Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Overland Park, KS
Mo1055 Strategies for Resection of Submucosal Tumors of the Esophagus and Gastroesophageal Junction
Jamii St. Julien, General Surgery, Mayo Clinic Forida, Jacksonville Beach, FL
Mo1056 Surgical Outcome of Esophagogastric Junctional Cancer: Data from a Tertiary Referral Center in Hong Kong
Claudia Wong, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Mo1057 Assessment of GERD Frequency, Severity and Duration: Patterns in Esophageal Adenocarcinomas Cases Do Not Differ from Population Controls
Olugbenga Okusanya, Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Obesity and Nutrition II
Mo1958 Heart Transplantation Made Possible through Use of an Intragastric Balloon
Andrew C. Storm, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Mo1959 Have We Reached the End of the Lifespan of Laparoscopic Banding for Morbid Obesity?
Andres E. Giovannetti, Surgery, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Liver Diseases and Transplantation II
Mo1473 30-Days Are Inadequate for Assessing Readmission following Complex Hepatopancreatobiliary Procedures
Maria Altieri, General Surgery, Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY
Mo1474 Endoscopic Treatment of Biliary Stricture after Orthotopic Liver Transplantation
Luca Bortolasi, Surgery, AOUI Verona, San Martino Buon Alb, Italy
Mo1475 A Novel Farnesoid X Receptor (FXR) Agonist, EDP-305, Reduces Fibrosis Progression in Animal Models of Hepatobiliary Injury
Derek J. Erstad, Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Cambridge, MA
Mo1476 Ultrasound Guided Liver Resection Approach for Multiple Bilobar Colorectal Liver Metastasis with Complex Presentation: Technical Aspects and Flow Chart
Matteo Maria Cimino, Department of Surgery Division of Hepatobiliary & General Surgery, Humanitas Research Hospital & Humanitas University, Rozzano, MI, Italy

Biliary Tract Diseases II
Mo1351 Ampullary Stenosis after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery: A New Phenomenon in the Post-Bariatric Surgery Population
Andrew David Wisneski, Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Mo1352 Characteristics of Abdominal Symptoms in Post Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Patients: A Multi-Centered Cross-Sectional Study in Shanghai
Zhaohui Tang, Department of General Surgery, School of Medicine,Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
Mo1353 Common Bile Duct Stone Treated by Simultaneous Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Rendezvous Approach during Cholecystectomy: Analysis of 313 Consecutive Patients
Hugo Richter, Endoscopic Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery, Clinica Santa Maria, Pontificie Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, RM, Chile
Mo1355 Surgical Outcomes and Prognostic Factors in Patients with Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma: Radical Resection and Preoperative Bilirubin Level Were Independent Prognostic Factors of Tumor Recurrence and Overall Survival Rate
Xiangcheng Li, The first affiliated hospital with nanjing medical university, Nanjing, China
Mo1356 Carcinoma Gallbladder in Endemic Regions Has Problem of Under-Diagnosis and Over-Diagnosis
Gautham Krishnamurthy, Surgical Gastroenterology Division, Postgraduate Institue of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India

Pancreatic Diseases II
Mo1332 Nab-Paclitaxel and Gemcitabine Decrease Cancer-Associated Fibroblasts through Pancreatic Stromal Depletion
Tomoharu Miyashita, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Kanazawa University Hospital, KANAZAWA-SHI, ISHIKAWA-KEN, Japan
Mo1333 Comparison of Long-Term Pancreatic Exocrine Functions of Pancreaticojejunostomy and Pancreaticogastrostomy after Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Dual-Center Prospective Cohort Study
Kenichiro Uemura, Department of Surgery, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
Mo1334 Integrin av6, cMET and Loss of EpCAM Expression Are Predictors of Poor Survival: First Steps Towards Targeting the Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition in Pancreatic Cancer Patients
Susanna W.L. de Geus, Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Boston, MA
Mo1335 Short- and Long-Term Results of Surgical Treatment for Chronic Pancreatitis: A Single-Center Retrospective Experience in Japan
Ippei Matsumoto, Surgery, Kindai University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka-Sayama, Japan
Mo1336 Secure Placement of Peripancreatic Drain after Distal Pancreatectomy
Masanori Sugiyama, Department of Surgery, Kyorin University, Tokyo, Japan
Mo1337 Clinicopathologic and Survival Differences in Younger Patients with Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma: A Propensity Score-Matched Comparative Analysis
Jae Seung Kang, Surgery and Cancer Research Institute, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea (the Republic of)
Mo1338 Action of Heparin Fragment on Calcium Dynamics and Cell Mortality in a Pancreatic Cell Culture under Taurocholate Exposition
Mo1340 Reduction in the Rate and Severity of Postoperative Pancreatic Fistula Can Be Achieved by Selective Use of Pancreaticogastrostomy
George Kazantsev, Surgery, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA
Mo1341 Gastric Emptying and Mode of Operation Independently Enhance the Release of GLP-1 after a Mixed Meal and Improve Glycemic Control in Subjects Having Undergone Whipple's Procedure and Pylorus Preserving Pancreaticoduodenectomy (PPPD)
Johannes Miholic, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Mo1342 Targetable Disparities in the Surgical Treatment of Early-Stage Pancreatic Cancer in Kentucky
Heather A. Frohman, Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Mo1343 Transduodenal Resection for Duodenal Adenomas May Be Underutilized Tool
Edward Eun Cho, Department of Surgery, Methodist Health System, Dallas, TX
Mo1344 Pancreatic Fistula or Leak after Distal Pancreatectomy: Has Anything Changed? 13-Year Single Surgeon Experience
Anthony Morada, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Mo1345 Effect of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy on Wound Complications following Pancreatectomy
Michael Kuncewitch, Surgical Oncology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC
Mo1346 Surgeon-Led Imaging Review for Patients with Pancreatic and Related Masses: A New Quality Metric?
Sami Tannouri, Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Mo1348 Postprandial Cholecystokinin Concentrations and [11C]Methionine Uptake of the Pancreas in Patients after Pancreaticoduodenectomy
Emanuel Steiner, Medical University of Vienna, Wien, Austria
Mo1349 An Exploration of Regional and Rural-Urban Differences in Pancreas Cancer Surgery
Erin MacKinney, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
Mo1350 Parenchymal-Preserving Resection for Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: Are the Outcomes Justified?
Braden N. Miller, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Stomach and Small Bowel Disorders II
Mo1217 Use of a Clinical Pathway in Patients with Crohn's Disease Complicated by Intestinal Obstruction
Zhen Guo, General Surgery, Jinling Hospital, Nanjing, China
Mo1218 The Influence of Reconstruction Method on Digestive and Absorptive Dynamics after Distal Gastrectomy
Koji Nakada, Surgery, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Mo1219 Sclerosing Mesentritis Followed by Pleurisy: A Rare Presentation
Mohammad Iffat Kabir Anindo, Internal Medicine, Ochsner Medical Center, Jefferson, LA
Mo1220 Incisional Ventral Hernia in Rats, Stable Gastric Pentadecapeptide BPC 157, L-NAME and L-arginine
Predrag Sikiric, Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, Croatia
Mo1221 Gastric Bypass Restores Intestinal IL-17 and IL-23 Expression in Diabetic Rats
Renuka Subramaniam, Surgery,, Brigham and Women's hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Mo1223 Comparing the Treatment Burden of Minimally-Invasive and Open Gastrectomy after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Locally-Advanced Gastric Cancer
Ana Sofia Ore, The Pancreas and Liver Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brookline, MA
Mo1224 Multimodal Method Endoscopic Closure for Large or Complicated Gastric Fistulae Using the O-O-O Technique
Vamsi V. Alli, Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA
Mo1225 The Effect of Different Treatment Modalities on the Survival of Patients with Linitis Plastica
Omidreza Tabatabaie, Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Mo1226 Prognostic Significance of Serum Inflammatory Markers in Gastric Cancer
Arfon G. Powell, Division of Cancer and genetics, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Mo1227 Regulation of Trigger Receptor Expressed on Myeloid Cells-1 (TREM-1) in Hepatocytes (In-Vivo) and HepG2 Cell Line (In-Vitro) during Insulin Resistance
Saravanan Subramnian, Surgery, Creighton, Omaha, NE
Mo1228 Is Elective Surgical Repair of Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Warranted in Elderly Population: A Comparative Analysis of 38,817 Patients from National Inpatient Sample Database (1998-2010)
Sachin Patil, HPB Surgery, Ascension Providence Hospital, Troy, MI
Mo1229 Prognostic Significance of Body Composition Determined by Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) in Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery
Neil Patel, General Surgery, University Hospital Wales, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Colorectal Diseases II
Mo1621 Early Removal of Foley Catheter after Surgery for Colovesical Fistula Secondary to Diverticulitis: Friend or Foe?
H. Hande Aydinli, Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, New York University, New York, NY
Mo1622 A Randomized Noninferiority Trial of Electroacupuncture versus Fast-Track Perioperative Program for Reducing Duration of Postoperative Ileus and Hospital Stay after Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
Simon S.M. Ng, Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Mo1623 The Goal of Reaching Zero; How Bundled Interventions Decrease Surgical Site Infections Post Colorectal Surgery: A Meta-Analysis
Alek Zywot, Department of Surgery,, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Saint George's University School of Medicine, Union, NJ
Mo1624 Detection of Extra-Colonic Cancers in Subjects, Who Have Clean Large Bowel at Diagnostic Colonoscopy: Application of Organ Specific Plasma Protein Biomarkers
Michael Wilhelmsen, Dept. of surgical Gastroenterology, Hvidovre Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
Mo1625 Perianal Abscess: A Common Surgical Problem with Significant Morbidity
Haisar E. Dao, Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
Mo1626 Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis for Chronic Ulcerative Colitis: Incidence and Risk Factors for 30 Day Readmission
Nicholas Paul McKenna, General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Mo1627 Gastrointestinal Tract Anastomoses with the Biofragmentable Anastomosis Ring: Is It Still a Valid Technique for Bowel Anastomosis? Analysis of 203 Cases
Adam Bobkiewicz, Department of General, Endocrinological Surgery and Gastroenterological Oncology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland
Mo1628 The HROC Collection: Matching Pairs of Colorectal Cancer Models (PDX and Cell Lines) from Primaries and Metastases
Michael Linnebacher, General Surgery, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
Mo1629 Two Protein Combination of Chitinase 3-Like-1 and Matrix Metalloproteinase 3 Improves Sensitivity and Specificity of Plasma Analysis for Diagnosis of Colorectal Cancer
H M C Shantha Kumara, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai West Hospital, New York, NY
Mo1630 Recurrence and Long-Term Survival following Segmental Colectomy for Left-Sided Colon Cancer in 450 Patients: A Single-Institution Study
Sara B. Moncrief, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Mo1631 Variable Adoption of a Post-Operative Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) Protocol for Colorectal Surgery at a Community Hospital
Juliane Y. Cruz, Surgery/GME, Huntington Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
Mo1632 Goblet Cell Carcinomas of the Appendix: Rare but Aggressive Tumours with Challenging Management
Ashley Kieran Clift, Imperial College London, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Notts, United Kingdom
Mo1633 The Adoption of Laparoscopic Colon Resection for Crohn's Disease: A Study from NSQIP Database
H. Hande Aydinli, Department of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, New York University, New York, NY
Mo1634 Screening Results in Better Outcomes Even in Patients with Stage I Rectal Cancer
Anne Milou Dinaux, General and Gastrointestinal Surgery,, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Mo1635 Profile and Effects of Studies on Quality Assurance in Colon Cancer Conducted by a Multicenter Study Group: A Representative Overview on Sequentially Obtained and Relevant Study Results
Frank Meyer, Dept. of General, Abdominal and Vascular Surgery, Institute of Quality Assurance, University Hospital, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
Mo1636 Presentation and Surgical Interventions for Crohn's Disease with Perianal Fistula in the Biologics Era: Results from a Multicentre Study
Shaji Sebastian, Hull & East Yorkshire NHS Trust, Hull, United Kingdom
Mo1637 Transverse Colectomy versus Extended Right or Left Colectomy for Mid-Transverse Colon Cancer
Lieve G.J. Leijssen, General and Gastrointestinal Surgery,, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Mo1638 The Elective Management of Complicated vs Uncomplicated Diverticular Disease in the MIS Era: Are the MIS Approaches Appropriate for Complex Disease?
Abhinit Shah, Surgery,, Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital, Topiwala National Medical College, New York, NY
Mo1638a Management Strategies for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Rectum: Is There a Role for Surgery?
Paolo Goffredo, Surgery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Health-Care Delivery, Disparities and Practice Management
Mo1000 The GI Surgery Job Market: Assessing Need for a Complex GI Surgical Fellowship
Edward Eun Cho, Surgery, Methodist Health System, Dallas, TX
Mo1001 ERAS in the Community Hospital: Stepwise Approach to Quality Improvement
Shane M. Svoboda, Surgery, Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, MD

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