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58th Annual Meeting
SOCIETY FOR SURGERY OF THE ALIMENTARY TRACT
May 6 - 9, 2017
McCormick Place - Chicago, IL
during Digestive Disease Week®


Program (Subject to Change)

All rooms at McCormick Place unless otherwise indicated.

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Plenary presentation indicates a Plenary presentation that is also being presented at the Residents & Fellows Research Conference; participation in and attendance at this conference is by invitation only.
Tracks
Esophagus & Gastric GI Tract Potpourri
HPB Education & Quality & Outcomes & Policy
Small Bowel & Colorectal General & Society Business
MONDAY, MAY 8, 2017
6:30 AM - 7:45 AM
S505a
Ticketed Session BREAKFAST WITH THE EXPERTS: WRITERS WORKSHOP PART II
  MANUSCRIPT SUBMITTING/REVISING
 
Moderators: Richard Hodin, Boston, MA
Gregory D. Kennedy, Birmingham, AL
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC (AGA-ACCREDITED)
  GERD: FROM DIAGNOSIS TO TESTING AND THERAPY
Sponsored by: AGA, SSAT, ASGE
Moderators: L. Michael Brunt, St. Louis, MO
Prakash Gyawali, St. Louis, MO
  How to Make a Conclusive Diagnosis of GERD in 2017
Daniel Sifrim, London, England
  Benefits and Risks of Long-Term PPI Therapy: What Is the Evidence?
Peter J. Kahrilas, Chicago, IL
  Beyond PPIs: Therapeutic Options for GERD Symptoms
Andre J.P.M. Smout, Utrecht, Netherlands
  Invasive Endolumenal and Transoral Therapies for GERD
Vic Velanovich, Tampa, FL
  Innovative Surgical Therapies: Role of Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation
John C. Lipham, Los Angeles, CA
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
S505a
PLENARY SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC I
 
Moderators: Michel Gagner, Montreal, QC, Canada
Ozanan R. Meireles, Boston, MA
10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
559 The Diagnostic Dilemma of Manometrically Detected Non-Achalasia Esophagogastric Junction Outflow Obstruction (EJOO): Implications in Surgical Decision-Making
Yoshihiro Komatsu, Philip Jackson, Ali H. Zaidi, Fahim Habib, Samantha Martin, Emily Lloyd, Albert A. Civitarese, TOSHITAKA HOPPO, Blair Jobe
Esophageal and Lung Institute, Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA
Plenary presentation560 Primary and Reoperative Antireflux Surgery: Outcomes and Lessons Learned
Saurabh Singhal1, 2, Takahiro Masuda1, 2, Sumeet Mittal1, 2
1. General Surgery, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE 2. Norton Thoracic Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
Plenary presentation561 Strategies for Surgical Remediation of the Multi-Fundoplication Failure Patient
Michael Antiporda, Chloe Jackson, C D. Smith, Mathew Thomas, Enrique F. Elli, Steven P. Bowers
General Surgery, Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville, FL
Plenary presentation562 Optimal Therapy in Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer: A National Cancer Database Analysis
William M. Whited, Jaimin Trivedi, Victor van Berkel, Matthew Fox
Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
563 Risk Factors for Lymph Node Metastasis in Western Early Gastric Cancer after Optimal Surgical Treatment
Marcus Kodama Ramos2, Marina Pereira2, André R. Dias2, Osmar K. Yagi2, Sheila F. Faraj3, Adriana V. Safatle-Ribeiro2, Evandro Sobroza de Melo3, Fauze Maluf-Filho2, Bruno Zilberstein1, Ivan Cecconello1, Ulysses Ribeiro1, 2
1. Gastroenterology, University of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil; 2. Gastroenterology, Sao Paulo Cancer Institute of Hospital das Clinicas, ICESP-HCFMUSP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil; 3. Pathology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
564 Multivisceral Resections for Locally Advanced Esophago-Gastric Cancer: A Bridge Too Far?
Juan-Carlos Molina, Alreem Al Hinai, Alexandre Gosselin-Tardif, Carmen L. Mueller, Jonathan Spicer, David Mulder, Lorenzo E. Ferri
McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
S504
CME With Self-Assessment SSAT/AHPBA SYMPOSIUM: HPB
  UPDATES AND NEW HORIZONS IN PANCREATIC CANCER
Moderators: John D. Christein, Birmingham, AL
Rebecca M. Minter, Dallas, TX
  Neoadjuvant Therapy for Resectable Disease
Matthew Katz, Houston, TX
  Current State of Precision Medicine for Pancreas Cancer
Nita Ahuja, Baltimore, MD
  Role of IRE for Pancreatic
Robert C.G. Martin, II, Louisville, KY
  Management of Locally Advanced Disease
Cristina R. Ferrone, Boston, MA
  Panel and Audience Discussion
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
S505b
VIDEO SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
 
Moderators: Sajid A. Khan, New Haven, CT
Luca Stocchi, Cleveland, OH
10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
565 Three Approaches to the Inferior Mesenteric Artery during Robotic D3 Lymphadenectomy for Rectal Cancer
Songphol Malakorn, Tarik Sammour, Brian K. Bednarski, Y. Nancy You, George J. Chang
Surgical oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
566 Robotic Transduodenal Resection of an Ampullary Neuroendocrine Tumor
Yongwoo D. Seo, Kevin M. Sullivan, James O. Park
General Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
567 Laparoscopic Resection of Duodenal Carcinoid through an Intraluminal Approach in a Morbidly Obese Patient
Mihir M. Shah1, Benjamin M. Martin2, Jamil L. Stetler3, Ankit Patel3, S. Scott Davis3, Edward Lin3
1. Surgical Oncology, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 2. Colorectal Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 3. General Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
568 Laparoscopic Segmental Duodenectomy with Duodenojejunostomy for a Non-Ampullary Duodenal Adenoma with Low Grade Dysplasia
Michael Choi, Miguel Burch, Alexander Ayzengart
Department of Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
569 Endoscopic Pattern Tracing Training Model to Improve Control of Scope Tip for Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD)
Abhinit Shah1, 2, Erica Pettke1, Xiaohong Yan1, Vesna Cekic1, Elie Sutton3, Geoff Bellini1, Nipa D. Gandhi1, Richard L. Whelan1
1. Surgery, Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY 2. Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai, India; 3. Surgery, Maimonides Medical Center, New York, NY
570 Autologous Mesenchymal Cells Transplantation in the Treatment of Perianal Fistula
Pierpaolo Sileri1, Mostafa Shalaby1, 2, Fabio Nicoli1, Marco Gallinella Muzi1
1. University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy; 2. Derpartment of General Surgery, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
S505a
CLINICAL WARD ROUNDS: HPB
  MANAGEMENT OF BILIARY DISEASE POST RYGB
Moderator: John D. Christein, Birmingham, AL
  Faculty
Matt M. Hutter, Boston, MA
Gary C. Vitale, Louisville, KY
Daniel J. Deziel, Chicago, IL
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
S505b
CLINICAL WARD ROUNDS: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
  EMR AND ESD IN THE MANAGEMENT OF COLORECTAL NEOPLASIA
Moderator: David B. Stewart, Sr., Hershey, PA
  Faculty
Peter V. Draganov, Gainesville, FL
Jeffrey Lee, Houston, TX
Simon S. Ng, Hong Kong, China
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
S504
CME With Self-Assessment CONTROVERSIES IN GI SURGERY DEBATE: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC
  SHOULD WE LOWER THE BMI THRESHOLD FOR METABOLIC SURGERY?
Moderator: Bruce D. Schirmer, Charlottesville, VA
  Frame the Debate
Bruce D. Schirmer, Charlottesville, VA
  Yes, We Should Lower the BMI Threshold
Brandon D. Williams, Nashville, TN
  No, We Should Not Lower the BMI Threshold
Samer G. Mattar, Portland, OR
  Panel and Audience Discussion
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: HPB
  INCIDENTAL LIVER FINDINGS: WHEN TO TREAT, HOW TO FOLLOW?
Sponsored by: SSAT, AASLD, AGA
Moderators: Hashem B. El-Serag, Houston, TX
Jean-Nicolas Vauthey, Houston, TX
  The Surgeon Perspective
Yun Shin Chun, Houston, TX
  The Radiologist Perspective
Bachir Taouli, New York, NY
  The Hepatologist Perspective
Norman Sussman, Houston, TX
  Case Presentations
Sean P. Cleary, Toronto, ON, Canada
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
S504
MAJA AND FRANK G. MOODY STATE-OF-THE-ART LECTURE
  Planning Healthcare for Tomorrow, During Turbulent Times Today
Janis M. Orlowski, Chicago, IL
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
South Hall
POSTER SESSION II (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
S505b
Ticketed Session MEET-THE-PROFESSOR LUNCHEON: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
  DECISION MAKING IN EARLY RECTAL CANCER
  Faculty
Gregory D. Kennedy, Birmingham, AL
Y. Nancy You, Houston, TX
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S503
DDW COMBINED RESEARCH FORUM (AASLD-ACCREDITED)
  OBESITY: ADVANCES IN DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT
Moderators: Paresh C. Shah, New York, NY
Arun J. Sanyal, Richmond, VA
Surgical Management of Obesity: An Overview
Natan Zundel, N. Miami Beach, FL

Anthropomorphic and Metabolic Outcomes Following Bariatric Surgery
Adham R. Saad, Lauren Goss, Britney Corey, Richard Stahl, Jayleen Grams
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Five Year Outcomes Following Transoral Outlet Reduction (TORE) Show Effective and Durable Treatment of Weight Regain After Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass
Pichamol Jirapinyo, Mustafa Huseini, Christopher C. Thompson
Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

Novel Therapeutics for Fatty Liver Disease
Michael Charlton, Salt Lake City, UT
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S505b
CME With Self-Assessment PUBLIC POLICY & ADVOCACY AND HEALTH CARE QUALITY & OUTCOMES COMMITTEES PANEL
  HEALTH POLICY IN THE UNITED STATES: WHERE ARE WE NOW?
Moderators: Collin E. Brathwaite, Mineola, NY
Anthony Vine, New York, NY
  MACRA/MIPS Update
Ross F. Goldberg, Phoenix, AZ
  Academic Medical Centers Functioning in the New Payments System
Melinda S. Hancock, Richmond, VA
  Update on Quality Metrics
Pierre F. Saldinger, Flushing, NY
  Update on ACOs
Stuart G. Marcus, Arlington Heights, IL
  Panel and Audience Discussion
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S504
CME With Self-Assessment SSAT/ASCRS SYMPOSIUM: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
  RECTAL CANCER QUALITY: MULTIPLE INITIATIVES, ONE COMMON GOAL
Moderators: Najjia N. Mahmoud, Philadelphia, PA
Y. Nancy You, Houston, TX
  Ensuring Quality in Technique: The Checklist Initiative
Larissa Temple, Rochester, NY
  Learning from the Data: The Future of Minimally Invasive Rectal Cancer Surgery
Nancy N. Baxter, Toronto, ON, Canada
  Policy 101: How Rectal Cancer Care Abuts Reimbursement
Arden M. Morris, Stanford, CA
  CoC Initiatives: Putting It All Together
Steven D. Wexner, Weston, FL
  Panel and Audience Discussion
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S505a
VIDEO SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC
 
Moderators: Denise W. Gee, Boston, MA
Sharona Ross, Tampa, FL
10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
694 Linx with Hiatal Hernia Repair: Step by Step
Christopher Lai, Fahim Habib, Yoshihiro Komatsu, Blair Jobe
Esophageal Lung Institute, Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA
695 Laparoscopic Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation Device Removal with Concurrent Nissen Fundoplication
Matthew T. Allemang, Andrew T. Strong, James Villamere, John Rodriguez, Jeffrey Ponsky, Matthew Kroh
Department of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
696 Laparoscopic Treatment of Esophageal Perforation during Pneumatic Dilation for Esophageal Achalasia
Mario Costantini, Renato Salvador, Giovanni Capovilla, Stefano Merigliano
University of Padua, Padova, Italy
697 Successful Management of Complete Esophagogastric Anastomotic Disruption Using Combined Endoluminal Vacuum Therapy
Jeffrey R. Watkins, Alexander S. Farivar, Eric Vallieres, Ralph W. Aye, Brian E. Louie
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute, Seattle, WA
698 Transgastric Laparoscopic Resection of a Stomach Mass at the Gastro-Esophageal Junction
Spyridon Pagkratis, Bradley Hall, Priscila R. Armijo, Dmitry Oleynikov
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
699 Laparoscopic Transgastric Polypectomy
Sarah Meade, Desmond H. Birkett, Thomas Schnelldorfer
General Surgery, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington, MA
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
S505a
CLINICAL WARD ROUNDS: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC
  SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF GASTROPARESIS
Moderator: Dmitry Oleynikov, Omaha, NE
  Faculty
William S. Richardson, New Orleans, LA
Kyle A. Perry, Columbus, OH
Kent R. Van Sickle, San Antonio, TX
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
S504
CME With Self-Assessment CONTROVERSIES IN GI SURGERY DEBATE: HPB
  PANCREATECTOMY: DOES THE APPROACH MATTER?
Moderator: Keith D. Lillemoe, Boston, MA
  Frame the Debate
Keith D. Lillemoe, Boston, MA
  Open
Douglas B. Evans, Milwaukee, WI
  Robotic
Arthur James Moser, Boston, MA
  Laparoscopic
Michael L. Kendrick, Rochester, MN
  Panel and Audience Discussion
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
S505b
CME With Self-Assessment CONTROVERSIES IN GI SURGERY DEBATE: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
  EXPECTANT MANAGEMENT VS. INCIDENTAL APPENDECTOMY AFTER NONOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT OF COMPLICATED APPENDICITIS
Moderator: Neil Hyman, Chicago, IL
  Frame the Debate
Neil Hyman, Chicago, IL
  Don't Surgeons Have Enough Else to Do?
Deborah A. Nagle, Boston, MA
  Was It Really So Much Fun That We Should Risk It Again?
Melanie Morris, Birmingham, AL
  Panel and Audience Discussion
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: HPB (ASGE-ACCREDITED)
  MULTIDISCIPLINARY INTERVENTIONS FOR NECROTIZING PANCREATITIS
Sponsored by: ASGE, SSAT, AGA
Moderators: Carlos Fernández-del Castillo, Boston, MA
Martin Lewis Freeman, Edina, MN
  Videso-Assisted Retroperitoneal Debridement and Other MIS Techiques for Necrosis
Karen D. Horvath, Seattle, WA
  Combined Modality Endoscopic Drainage and Percuaneous Catheter Drainage
Andrew S. Ross, Seattle, WA
  Endoscopically-Based Step Up Approaches
Stuart K. Amateau, Minneapolis, MN
  Step Up Strategies and Surgery vs Endscopy (including the Tension Trial)
Hjalmar C. van Santvoort, Utrecht, Netherlands
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Grant Park A, Hyatt McCormick Place
DDW DIVERSITY SYMPOSIUM (AASLD-ACCREDITED)
  CAREER DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES FOR DIVERSE FACULTY IN ACADEMIA AND PRACTICE
Sponsored by: AASLD, SSAT, AGA, ASGE
Moderators: Octavia Pickett-Blakely, Philadelphia, PA
Sandra M. Quezada, Baltimore, MD
Matthew Walsh, Cleveland, OH
  Enhancing Recruitment, Retention, and Promotion for Underrepresented Minorities
Darwin Conwell, Columbus, OH
  Developing Succesful Mentoring Relationships
Marcia R. Cruz-Correra, San Juan, PR
  Collaborative Research in Underrepresented Minority Populations
Darrell M. Gray, Columbus, OH
  Overcoming Challenges with Intention and Implementation of Diversity Initiatives in Medical Education
Maria L. Soto-Greene, Newark, NJ
  Panel and Audience Discussion
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
S504
ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING (NON-CME, members only)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Adler CC24, Hyatt McCormick Place
DDW DIVERSITY RECEPTION (NON-CME)



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