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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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Sunday, May 7, 2017

Esophageal Diseases I
Su1092 Unconjugated Bile Acid Reduces Desmosomal Gene Expression in Esophageal Cells by Inhibiting BMP Signaling through Nuclear Receptor Mediated FGF-19 Transcription
Sayak Ghatak, Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Su1093 A Ratio of Sep70 and Pepsin Expression in Hypopharynx Combined with Hypopharyngeal Multichannel Intraluminal Impedance Increases the Diagnostic Sensitivity of Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
Toshitaka Hoppo, Esophageal & Lung Institute, Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA
Su1094 Predictors of Hiatal Hernia Recurrence after Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery with Hiatal Hernia Repair: A Prospectively Collected Database Analysis
Dmitry Oleynikov, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Su1095 Squamous Cell Carcinoma Esophagus in Corrosive Injured Esophagus: Pattern of Presentation and Problems in Management. Experience with 13 Cases in 25 Years
Chandramohan Servarayan Murugesan, , CENTER FOR GASTRO ESOPHAGEAL DISORDERS, Madras Medical College, ESOINDIA, Chennai, India
Su1096 Features on High-Resolution Esophageal Manometry Are Predictive of Post-Operative Dysphagia in Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Kenika R. Robinson, Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO
Su1097 Classification of Patients with Symptoms of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Using Latent Class Analysis
Harish Goutham Medapati, Surgery, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Secunderabad, ANDHRA PRADESH, India
Su1098 Evaluation of Esophagogastric Junction Contractility after Different Treatments for Achalasia
Salvatore Tolone, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
Su1100 Symptomatic, Radiographic, and Quality of Life Outcomes after Paraeophageal Hernia Repair with Matristem Surgical Matrix
Chloe Q. Wang, Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Su1101 Use of Indocyanine Green (ICG) Fluorescence in Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy to Assess Conduit Vascularity
Ian Yu Hong Wong, Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Su1102 Can Endoscopic Features Identifying the Last Endoscopic Band Ligation Session before Gastroesophageal Variceal Eradication?
Stefano Pontone, Department of Surgical Sciences, "Sapienza" University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Su1103 Reflux-Associated Injury of the Remant Esophagus after Esophagectomy: Gastrointestinal Function Testing Using the New Laryngopharyngeal pH Probe in a Human Reflux Model
Jessica Leers, University Hospital of Cologne, Koeln, NRW, Germany
Su1104 Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy Produces Durable Improvement in Dysphagia Symptoms and Patient Quality of Life
Anahita Denise Jalilvand, General Surgery, Ohio State Medical Center, Hilliard, OH
Su1105 Predicting Risk Factors for Unplanned Reintubation following Esophagectomy for Malignant Indications: A NSQIP Analysis
Jahnavi Kakuturu, Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Waterbury, CT
Su1106 Radiologic, Endoscopic and Functional Patterns in Patients with Symptomatic Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Yves M. Borbély, Clinic for Visceral Surgery and Medicine, University Hospital Inselspital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Su1107 Current Screening Recommendations for Barrett's Esophagus Do Not Differentiate Esophageal Cancer Patients from Population Controls
Katie S. Nason, Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Obesity and Nutrition I
Su2047 Gender Differences in the Prevalence and Remission of Metabolic Syndrome for Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery
John M. Morton, Surgery, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
Su2048 Prevalence of Pre-Operative Endoscopic Findings for Sleeve Gastrectomy Patients
John M. Morton, Surgery, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Liver Diseases and Transplantation I
Su1504 Vasculobiliary Anatomy in the Umbilical Fissure: Evaluation by Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Imaging
Guwei Ji, Department of liver surgery, First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
Su1505 Liver Resection Induces Acute Intestinal Barrier Dysfunction IGFBP-1 as a Novel Biomarker of Intestinal Injury
Marcel C C. Machado, Emergencia , Surgery, University of sao paulo, Hospital Sirio Libanes, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
Su1506 For Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Perioperative Transfusion Is a Co-Variate for Short-Term Morbidity and Mortality but Does Not Impact Long-Term Oncologic Outcomes
Bradford Kim, Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Su1507 How Much Does Hospital Volume Account for Quality after Major Hepatectomy?
Yanik J. Bababekov, Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Biliary Tract Diseases I
Su1380 Recurrence Patterns after Resection of Ampulla of Vater Cancer: Significance of Lymph Node Dissection around Superior Mesentery Artery and Neoadjuvant Treatment
Wooil Kwon, Department of Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea (the Republic of)
Su1381 Additional Factors Found at Open Cholecystectomy and on Patholigic Examination Contribute to the Need for Converting to Open Cholecystectomy
Kenneth R. Sirinek, Surgery, Univ of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
Su1382 Sphincter of Oddi Disease in Gastric Bypass Patients: Is Surgery Comparable to Endoscopic Treatment?
Patrick Beard Schwartz, Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Su1383 Long-Term Survival among Mismatch Repair Deficient Cholangiocarcinomas Associated with Lynch Syndrome
Jordan M. Cloyd, Surgical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Su1384 Acute Cholecystitis: Correlation of TG13 Severity with Clinical Outcomes in Difficult Operative Cases
Justin Gerard, General Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Su1385 Regression of Liver Fibrosis after Surgical Biliary Drainage in Benign Biliary Strictures: A Theoretical Feasibility or a Practical Possibility?
Jayapal Rajendran, GENERAL SURGERY, PGIMER, Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India

Pancreatic Diseases I
Su1279 Circulating Tumor DNA Should Be Considered as a Surrogate Marker for Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Patients with Pancreatic Cancer
Naoto Hadano, Department of Surgery, Applied Life Sciences Institute of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima, Japan
Su1280 Relationship between Secreted Protein Acidic and Rich in Cysteine Expression and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Resected Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Treated with Adjuvant Gemcitabine-Based Chemotherapy
Ryuta Shintakuya, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
Su1281 Gastrointestinal Fistulae in Acute Pancreatitis: Single Center Experience
Bipadabhanjan Mallick, gastroenterology, postgraduate institute of medical education and research, Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India
Su1282 An Evaluation of Artificial Neural Networks in Predicting Pancreatic Cancer Survival
Vic Velanovich, Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Su1283 Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio and Mural Nodule Height as Predictive Factors for Malignant Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms
Yusuke Watanabe, Department of Surgery, Kitakyushu Municipal Medical Center, Kitakyushu, Japan
Su1284 The mRNA Expression of Serca and NCS in Acute Pancreatitis Model under Melatonin and Trisulfate Dissacharide Action
Su1285 Proposal of Clinically Useful Criteria for Early Drain Removal after Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Based on Data Available on Postoperative Day 3
Toshimitsu Iwasaki, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
Su1286 Overall Survival after Pancreaticoduodenectomy with Portal Vein Resection for Macroscopically Infiltrating Pancreatic Cancer
Ramez Wahib, General,- Visceral and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
Su1287 Non-Traumatic Emergent Pancreatectomy for Neoplastic Disease: Analysis of 534 ACS-NSQIP Patients
Carlos Alberto Puig, Department of subspecialty general surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Su1288 A Phase 1 Study of Gemcitabine / Nab-Paclitaxel / S-1 (GAS) Combination Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Patients with Locally-Advanced Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
Naru Kondo, Surgery, Institute of Biomedical and Health Sciences Applied Life Sciences, Hiroshima, Japan
Su1289 Prognostic Significance of Peritoneal Washings in Potentially Resectable Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
Neha Goel, Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
Su1290 Size of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors Correlates with Risk of Lymph Node Metastasis
Theodoros Michelakos, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Su1291 Risk Factors of 12-Month Recurrence in Patients with Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Undergoing Pancreatoduodenectomy
Hiram Tadeo Espinoza, Gastroenterology, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion, Mexico, Mexico
Su1292 Impact of Surgical Margin Clearance on Patterns of Recurrence for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
William Purvis Lancaster, Surgery, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
Su1293 Minimally Invasive Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Is the Incidence of Clinically Relevant Postoperative Pancreatic Fistula Comparable to That following Open Pancreaticoduodenectomy?
Olga Kantor, Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Su1294 Adjacency of Rural County of Residence to an Urban County May Determine Survival for Stage I Pancreatic Cancer
Amir A. Khan, Department of Surgery, Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL
Su1295 Gastrointestinal Fistula in Necrotizing Pancreatitis: A Single Tertiary Care Center Experience
Guru Trikudanathan, Gastroenterology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Su1296 Clinical Outcomes and Research Utilization for the Whipple Procedure: A 10-Year Nationwide Analysis
Paul Thomas Kroner, Mt. Sinai St. Luke's / Mt. Sinai West, New York, NY

Stomach and Small Bowel Disorders I
Su1227 Treatment of Enterotmospheric Fistulas in the Open Abdomen Management Using Negative Pressure Wound Therapy: A Multicenter Observational Study
Adam Bobkiewicz, Department of General, Endocrinological Surgery and Gastroenterological Oncology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland
Su1228 Pharmacological Mobilization of Endogenous Stem Cells Prevents Postsurgical Intra-Abdominal Adhesion in Rats
Kenichi Iwasaki, Surgery, Gastrointestinal and Pediatric Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Tokyo Medical University, Baltimore, MD
Su1229 Short-Term Results of Laparoscopic Esophagojejunostomy Using Linear Staplers after Total Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer
Toshinaga Nabae, Deptment of Surgery, JCHO Kyushu Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
Su1230 Trends and Outcomes of Operatively Placed Feeding Tubes
John Afthinos, Surgery, Long Island Jewish Forest Hills, Forest Hills, NY
Su1231 Establishing a Short Bowel Model in Mice: Results after the First 104 Animals
Maria B. Witte, Department of Surgery, University Rostock, Rstock, Germany
Su1232 Bridging the Gap after Esophago Gastrectomy for Locally Advanced Type2 GE Junction Tumors with Esophago Gastrostomy or Esophago Jejunostomy: Analysis of Outcome
Chandramohan Servarayan Murugesan, , CENTER FOR GASTRO ESOPHAGEAL DISORDERS, Madras Medical College, ESOINDIA, Chennai, India
Su1233 Dor Fundoplication Effectively Treats Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Patients with Concomitant Gastroparesis
Danny Juan Avalos, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center E, El Paso, TX
Su1234 Identification of Predictors of Surgical Site Infection in Patients with Gastric Cancer Undergoing Surgery with Curative Intent
Yuji Toiyama, Mie University, Tsu city, Japan
Su1235 Limitation and Potential of Gastroesophageal Junction Intraoperative Luminal Imaging during Laparoscopic Fundoplication
Herbert Mason Hedberg, Surgery, Surgery, University of Chicago, NorthShore University HealthSystems, Chicago, IL
Su1236 Gangrenous Gastritis: Unusual Cause of Upper GI Bleeding
Umair Iqbal, Internal medicine, Bassett medical center, Cooperstown, NY
Su1237 Outcome of Gastric Cancer Patients Submitted to D1 Lymph Node Dissection Due to Unfavorable Medical Conditions
Ulysses Ribeiro, Jr, Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology, University of São Paulo, Sao Paulo State Cancer Institute of Hospital das Clinicas - ICESP-HCFMUSP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
Su1238 A Comparative Study of MDCT, MRI, FDG PET and Diagnostic Laparoscopy in Assessing Gastro Esophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma: A Prospective Study
Rajendran Vellaisamy, Institute of Surgical Gastroenterology, Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Rajiv Gandhi Govt General Hospital, Madras Medical College, Chengalpattu Medical College, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
Su1239 Surgical Management of Metastatic Gastric Cancer: A National Cancer Database Analysis
Omar Picado, Surgery, University of Miami, Miami, FL

Colorectal Diseases I
Su1788 Ready to Go Home? Patients' Experiences of the Discharge Process following Care in an Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) Program for Colorectal Surgery
Daniel Jones, Surgery, Surgery, Department of Surgery and Institute of Health Policy Management, University of Toronto, Zane Cohen Clinical Research Unit, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
Su1789 Rectal Cancer in Patients under 50 Years of Age
Anne Milou Dinaux, General and Gastrointestinal Surgery,, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Su1790 Vitamin B12 Status following a Right Hemicolectomy in Cancer: A Feasibility Study
Anwen Williams, Surgery, Nevill Hall Hospital, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Su1791 Outcomes of Weekend Admissions for Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation in the United States
Chung-Jyi Tsai, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Su1794 Surgery in Complicated Sigmoid Diverticulitis: Retrospective Analysis
Dhaval Mangukiya, Surat Institute Of Digestive Diseases, Surat, India
Su1795 The Negative Effect of the Large Amount of Peritoneal Lavage on Post-Operative Intra-Abdominal Abscess Formation
Miyako Tanaka, Surgery, Kesennuma City Hospital, Kesennuma, Japan
Su1796 Minimally Invasive Colorectal Resection (MICR) Is Associated with Significantly Elevated Levels of Plasma Matrix Metalloproteinase 7 (MMP7) from 2nd to 6th Week after Colorectal Surgery Which May Promote the Growth of Residual Metastases
H M C Shantha Kumara, Department Of Surgery, Mount Sinai West Hospital, New York, NY
Su1797 Incidence of Colorectal Cancer in Sri Lanka: Analysis of the Cancer Registry Data and Comparison with Other South Asian Populations
Dakshitha Wickramasinghe, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo 08, Sri Lanka
Su1798 TAMIS for Bening and Malignant Extra-Peritoneal Rectal Lesions
Diego Naiderman, centro de estudios digestivos, Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Su1799 Circulating Fibrocytes Are an Accurate Diagnostic Biomarker in Uncomplicated Appendicitis
Mohamed A. Zarog, Department of surgery,, University Hospital Limerick, Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Su1800 Modern Day Palliative Chemotherapy for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer (mCRC) in an Asian Population: Does Colonic Resection Affect Survival? A Retrospective Cohort Study
Heidi S.Y. Chang, University Surgical Cluster, National University Healthcare System, Singapore, Singapore
Su1801 Total Fistulectomy, Anoplasty, Sphincteroplasty and Partial Closure of Residual Cavity for Trans-Sphincteric Perianal Fistula
Domenico Mascagni, "Sapienza" University of Rome, Roma, Italy
Su1802 Profile and Value of Studies on Quality Assurance in Rectal Cancer Conducted by a Multicenter Study Group: A Representative Overview on the Systematically Obtained and Most Relevant Study Results
Frank Meyer, Dept. of General, Abdominal and Vascular Surgery, Institute of Quality Assurance, University Hospital, Otto-von-Guericke University at Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
Su1803 Does Diabetes Mellitus Influence the Long-Term Outcome after Rectal Cancer Resections? Results Obtained in a Prospective Multicenter Observational Study
Bjoern Gebauer, Dept. of General, Abdominal and Vascular Surgery, Institute for Quality Assurance in Operative Medicine, University Hospital, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
Su1804 Characteristics and Short Term Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Minimally Invasive versus Open Colorectal Resection in Octogenarians
Erica Pettke, Mount Sinai West, New York, NY
Su1805 Tracking Physical Activity in the Pre-Surgery and Post-Discharge Phases of Major Abdominal Surgery
Adan Z. Becerra, Public Health Sciences, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Education and Training
Su1030 Video Analysis in Basic Skills Training: A Way to Expand the Value and Use of Blackbox Training?
Lars Enochsson, Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Surgical and Perioperative Sciences, Division of Surgery, Center for Advanced Medical Simulation and Training, Umeå University, Luleå, Sweden
Su1031 Learning Curve Trajectory: A Retrospective Observational Cohort Study of Curriculum Concordance and Competence
Chris Brown, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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