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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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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Esophageal Diseases III
Tu1284 Objective Evaluation of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Patients with Paroxystic Atrial Fibrillation
Fernando A. M. Herbella, Department of Surgery, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo - SP, Brazil
Tu1285 Esophagectomy in a South American Cancer Care Center
Bernardo Borraez, Gastrointestinal Surgery and Endoscopy, General Surgery, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia / Universidad Militar Nueva Granada, Shaio Clinic Foundation, Bogota, Colombia
Tu1286 Outcomes of Videothoracoscopic Esophagectomy with or without Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Esophagus: A 20-Year Single-Center Experience
Claudia Wong, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Tu1287 Prognostic Value of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing for Morbidity Risk and Survival after Esophagectomy for Cancer
Neil Patel, General Surgery, University Hospital Wales, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Tu1288 Prognostic Significance of 18-FDG PET/CT Enhanced Staging in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Esophageal Cancer
Neil Patel, General Surgery, University Hospital Wales, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Tu1289 Is Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) Feasible in Pediatric Patients with Achalasia? A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review
Ayesha Waqar, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP), Dunlap, IL
Tu1290 Swallow-Induced Transient Spatial Separation of Crural Diaphragm and Lower Esophageal Sphincter Is Associated with Gastroesophageal Reflux
Takahiro Masuda, Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery, Surgery, Norton Thoracic Institute, Dignity Health, Creighton University School of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ
Tu1292 Interdisciplinary Reporting of Outcomes: A Meta-Analysis of Definitive Chemoradiation vs. Surgery for Esophageal Cancer
Andrea Wirsching, General, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Tu1293 Preoperative High Resolution Manometry Criteria Does Not Predict Dysphagia after Nissen Fundoplication
Steve Siegal, GMIS, The Oregon Clinic, Portland, OR
Tu1294 The Impact of Neoadjuvant Therapy on Outcomes following Esophagectomy for Malignancy: A NSQIP Analysis
Jahnavi Kakuturu, Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Tu1295 Electrical Stimulation of the Lower Esophageal Spincter (LES) Improves Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in Patients with Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG)
Yves M. Borbély, Clinic for Visceral Surgery and Medicine, University Hospital Inselspital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Tu1296 Feasibility of Using Selective Endoscopic Ultrasound for Staging of Oesophageal Cancer
Maged Fouad Farag, general surgery, cwm taf health board, Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom

Liver Diseases and Transplantation III
Tu1585 Liver Transplant Offers a Survival Benefit over Margin Negative Resection in Patients with Small Unifocal HCC and Preserved Liver Function
Andrew J. Benjamin, Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Tu1586 Importance of Surgical Resection Margin in Colorectal Liver Metastases
Wong-Hoi She, Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Tu1587 Enhanced Recovery and Peripheral Nerve Block after Hepatectomy
Lucas W. Thornblade, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Biliary Tract Diseases III
Tu1500 Double Guidewire Endoscopic Technique, a Major Evolution in Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography: Results of a Retrospective Study with Historical Controls Comparing Two Therapeutic Sequential Strategies
Etienne Desilets, Gastroenterology, Université de Sherbrooke, St-Basile-le-Grand, QC, Canada
Tu1501 Which Patients with Gall Bladder Cancer Are Likely to Survive Long?
Vinay Kapoor, SGPGIMS, Lucknow, India
Tu1502 Biliary Disease in Immunocompromised Patients: A Single Center Retrospective Analysis
Justin Mathew George, Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Tu1503 Lymph Node Ratio Is an Important Predictor of Overall Survival Independent of Grade and Stage in Patients with Resected Gallbladder Cancer
Darren S. Bryan, Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Tu1504 Minimally Invasive versus Open Resection of Advanced Gallbladder Cancer: A National Assessment of Short and Long-Term Outcomes
Gyulnara G. Kasumova, Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Pancreatic Diseases III
Tu1385 Are Surgical Site Infections Reduced with Minimally Invasive Approaches to Pancreaticoduodenectomy? A Nationwide Perspective from the Procedure-Targeted NSQIP Database
Emily Kathryn Elizabeth McCracken, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Tu1386 Surgical Outcomes and Costs of Pancreaticoduodenectomy in Octogenarians
Pablo E. Serrano, Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Tu1387 Utility of Presepsin and Procalcitonin for Infection Diagnosis during Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis
Igor Khomiak, Department of Pancreas Surgery and Bile Ducts Reconstruction Surgery, A. A.Shalimov National Institute of Surgery and Transplantology, Kyiv, Ukraine
Tu1388 Preoperative Prediction of the Pancreatic Fistula Grade B/C after Pancreatoduodenectomy Using Radiological and Clinical Parameters
Hryhoriy Lapshyn, Clinic for Surgery, University Clinic Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
Tu1389 Prognostic Impact of Additional Pancreatic Resection for Cancer Positive Cut Margins during Distal Pancreatectomy for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma
Satoshi Nara, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
Tu1390 Surveillance for Pancreatic Cancer in High-Risk Individuals: First-Round Screening Results of a Multicentric Italian Program
Salvatore Paiella, General and Pancreatic Surgery Department, Pancreas Institute, Verona, VR, Italy
Tu1391 The Differences in the Recovery Progress after Pancreaticoduodenectomy in Elderly and Non Elderly Patients following Enhanced Recovery Programmes
Qiuju Tian, Nursing, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
Tu1392 Effect of Enhanced Recovery Programmes on Stress Hyperglycemia in Patients after Pancreaticoduodenectomy
Xiaoxue Shen, the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, NANJING, China
Tu1393 Are All Pancreatic Fistulas Created Equal? An Analysis of Fistula Rates and Severity Based on Operative Management for Head-Predominant Chronic Pancreatitis and Periampullary Malignancies
Brent Taiting Xia, Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Tu1394 Reoperation Increases the Inpatient Mortality in Pancreatic Cancer Patients
Chiranjeevi Gadiparthi, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Germantown, TN
Tu1396 Proteomic Identification of Novel Biomarkers of Ethanol Acute Pancreatitis
Aiste Gulla, Department of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Vilnius University, Great Falls, VA
Tu1397 Modified Frailty Index Predicts Disposition after Major Resection for Gastrointestinal Cancer
Rebecca Marie Dodson, General Surgery, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC
Tu1398 Quantifying the Impact of Acute Kidney Injury on Mortality, Morbidity and Resource Utilization in Acute Pancreatitis: A Decade of National Outcomes
Paul Thomas Kroner, Mt. Sinai St. Luke's / Mt. Sinai West, New York, NY
Tu1399 Pathologic Response to Chemotherapy May Not Correlate with Survival in Patients with Combined Pancreatic and Celiac Resection after Neoadjuvant Therapy
Andrea Porpiglia, Surgery, Crozer Keystone Health Network, Philadelphia, PA
Tu1400 Monitoring of Gastric Myoelectric Activity after Pancreaticoduodenectomy
Monica Makiko Dua, Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Tu1401 Extended Venothromboembolism Prophylaxis in Patients with Pancreas Adenocarcinoma Undergoing Abdominal Surgery: Is It Really Beneficial?
Amar Gupta, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
Tu1402 The Use of 3D, Multi-Modal Virtual Reality Technology in Planning and Undertaking of a Pancreatic Resection: A Case Report
Sharona Ross, Florida Hospital Tampa, Tampa, FL
Tu1403 The Impact of Unplanned Conversion to an Open Procedure during Minimally Invasive Pancreatectomy
Zachary E. Stiles, General Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Memphis, TN

Stomach and Small Bowel Disorders III
Tu1332 New Reconstructive Procedure after Intestinal Resection for Crohn's Disease: Antimesenteric Cutback End-to-Side Isoperistaltic Anastomosis
Kazuhiro Watanabe, Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
Tu1333 Jejunostomy Feeding Associated with Non-Occlusive Mesenteric Ischemia after Major Upper Gatrointestinal Surgery
David Robert Ramer Chrastek, Upper GI, Norwich and Norfolk University Hospital, NORWICH, United Kingdom
Tu1334 The Role of Pre-Operative Esophageal Manometry and pH Monitoring in Bariatric Surgical Procedure Selection
Ciro Andolfi, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Tu1335 The Influence of Biological Therapy on CD Patients in a Small Urban Area of North-West Italy
Gabriela Elisa Nita, Emergency Department, Ospedale SS.Trinità borgomanero, Borgomanero, Novara, Italy
Tu1336 Greater Lymph Node Retrieval Improves Survival in Node-Negative Resected Gastric Cancer
Katelin Mirkin, Surgery, Penn State, Hummelstown, PA
Tu1338 Analysis of Fat Absorptive Function and Gallbladder Motility after Subtotal Gastrectomy by a 13C-Breath Test
Masahiko Morifuji, ,, Tsukuba Central Hospital, Hiroshima Univercity, Ushiku City, Japan
Tu1339 Audit of Curative Gastrectomy Histopathology Reporting: The Need for Standardization. An Analysis of 174 Consecutive Gastrectomy Specimen Reports at a Tertiary Care Centre in Southern India
Chandramohan Servarayan Murugesan, Madras Medical College, Chennai, India
Tu1340 Gastric Adenocarcinoma - Neuroendocrine Tumor - Mixed Adenoneuroendocrine Carcinoma: From the Common to the Infrequent
Bernardo Borraez, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia / Universidad Militar Nueva Granada, Bogota, Colombia
Tu1341 Left Gastric Artery Lymph Nodes Should Be Included in D1 Lymph Node Dissection in Gastric Cancer
Naruhiko Ikoma, Univ. Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Tu1342 Endoscopic Negative Intracavitary Pressure (ENDO-NIP), a Conceptual Management Option for Gastro-Cutaneous Fistula Complicated by Postspenectomy Bed Abscess
Zaheer Hasan Rizvi, Gastroenterology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Tu1343 Analysis of Factors Affecting Patient Satisfaction One Year after Laparoscopic Fundoplication
Herbert Mason Hedberg, Surgery, Surgery, University of Chicago, NorthShore University HealthSystems, Chicago, IL
Tu1344 Predictors of Pathological Tumor Response in Gastric Cancer Patients after Neoadjuvant Therapy
Ulysses Ribeiro, Jr, Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology, University of São Paulo, Sao Paulo Cancer Institute of Hospital das Clinicas - ICESP-HCFMUSP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
Tu1345 Presentation, Treatment and Survival of Younger Patients with Gastric Adenocarcinoma: A National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) Study
Maria C. Russell, Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Tu1346 Emphysematous Gastritis with Portal Venous Gas Treated with Conservative Management
Ali Shami, Baystate Medical Center/University of Massachusetts Medical School, Springfield, MA

Colorectal Diseases III
Tu1722 Determining the Natural History of AIN- a Pathological Study
Anwen Williams, Surgery, ABMU, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Tu1723 Fecal Diversion in Rectal Cancer Patients Undergoing Sphincter Saving Resection Is Associated with a Higher Morbidity and Readmission Rate but a Lower Reoperation Rate vs Non-Diverted Patients
Hiromichi Miyagaki, Surgery, Surgery, Saisekai Senri Hospital, Mount Sinai West Hospital, Suita, Japan
Tu1724 The Effect of Mid-Year Report Cards on Colonoscopy Quality Measures
Kunal Suradkar, Division of Colorectal Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center / New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
Tu1725 1L Peg Bowel Preparation before Colonoscopy for Selected High-Risk Inpatients in a Pilot Study
Stefano Pontone, Department of Surgical Sciences, "Sapienza" University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Tu1726 Anal Problems during Pregnancy and Postpartum: A Prospective Cohort Study
Danny De Looze, Gastroenterology, University Hospital Gent, Gent, Belgium
Tu1727 Management and Outcomes of Patients with Appendicitis and Crohn's Disease: A Case Series in a High-Volume Crohn's Disease Center
Asya Ofshteyn, Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
Tu1728 Effect of Time to Operation on Outcomes in Adults Who Underwent an Emergency General Surgery Procedure: A Local ACS-NSQIP Retrospective Analysis
Trevor Wood, Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Tu1729 Short-Term Outcomes of Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery in Elderly Patients: Is It Really Safe in Elderly Patients?
Koetsu Inoue, Surgery, South Miyagi Medical Center, Oogawara-mach, Japan
Tu1730 Efficacy of Abdominal Fascia and Skin Closure Using Triclosan-Coated Sutures on Incidence of Superficial Incisional Surgical Site Infections after Gastroenterologic Surgery
Kanefumi Yamashita, Gastroenterological Surgery, Fukuoka University Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
Tu1731 The Unwanted Side-Effect of the ERAS Protocol in Colon Cancer Surgery
Lieve G.J. Leijssen, General and Gastrointestinal Surgery,, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Somerville, MA
Tu1732 Effect of Academic Status on Outcomes of Colorectal Surgery
Kristen Cagino, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Lake Grove, NY
Tu1733 Primary Tumour Resection Confers Benefit on the Overall Survival of Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer (mCRC) and Unresectable Metastases
Kai Yin Lee, University Surgical Cluster, National University Healthcare System, Singapore, Singapore
Tu1734 Metoclopramide after Colorectal Resection Enhances Gastrointestinal Recovery and Reduces Length of Stay
Ahmed Mohammed Al-Mazrou, Division of Colorectal Surgery, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
Tu1735 NOD2 Allele Variant and Microbiome Differences Contribute to the Occurrence of Pouchitis in One of Two FAP Siblings following Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
Kathleen Marie Schieffer, Surgery, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
Tu1736 Clostridium Difficile Infection: No Longer the Infection of Antibiotic Associated Diarrhea
Yizhi Shan, Surgery, Abington Hospital, Abington, PA
Tu1737 Enhanced Recovery Pathway Use Reduces Postoperative Ileus after Ileostomy Closure
Paresh C. Shah, Surgery, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
Tu1738 Multimodal Endoscopic Evaluation Guides Treatment Decisions for Early Rectal Cancers and Complex Rectal Neoplasms
Andrew Emmanuel, Colorectal Surgery, King's College Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Tu1739 Therapeutic Strategies for Severe and Severe-Complicated Clostridium Difficile Infection
Victor Vakayil, Surgery, University Of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

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