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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
SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
S504
RESIDENTS & FELLOWS RESEARCH CONFERENCE (NON-CME, by invitation only)
  Plenary presentation By invitation only. The 24 participating presentations are indicated throughout this program by the icon to the left.
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
S501
DDW COMBINED TRANSLATIONAL SYMPOSIUM (ASGE-ACCREDITED)
 
Sponsored by: AGA, SSAT
Moderators: Jason B. Fleming, Houston, TX
Matthew B. Yurgelun, Boston, MA
Personalized Management of GI Cancers
  Genetic and Molecular Profiling in Pancreatic Cancers
  Molecular Determinants of Colorectal Cancer Outcomes
  Genetic and Molecular Profiling in Gastroesophageal Cancers
  Case Presentations and Panel Discussion
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Northwestern
University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC A
  Session Director: Michael B. Ujiki, Evanston, IL
Transportation to Northwestern departs from McCormick Place at 8:15 AM.
  INTRODUCTION TO POEM
  Faculty
Eric S. Hungness, Chicago, IL
Kyle A. Perry, Columbus, OH
Ezra Teitlebaum, Chicago, IL
Marc Ward, Portland, OR
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Northwestern
University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: HPB A
  Session Director: Michael G. House, Indianapolis, IN
Transportation to Northwestern departs from McCormick Place at 8:15 AM.
  UTILIZATION OF INTRAOPERATIVE ULTRASOUND IN HPB SURGERY
  Faculty
Marshall S. Baker, Evanston, IL
Carlos U. Corvera, San Francisco, CA
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Northwestern
University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL A
  Session Director: Alessandro Fichera, Seattle, WA
Transportation to Northwestern departs from McCormick Place at 8:15 AM.
  TRANSANAL ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY
  Faculty
Vikram Attaluri, Los Angeles, CA
Dana Hayden, Maywood, IL
Steven R. Hunt, St. Louis, MO
Michael F. McGee, Chicago, IL
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Northwestern
University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC B
  Session Director: Michael B. Ujiki, Evanston, IL
Transportation to Northwestern departs from McCormick Place at 11:15 AM.
  INTRODUCTION TO ENDOLUMENAL BARIATRICS
  Faculty
Bipan Chand, Maywood, IL
Herbert M. Hedberg, Evanston, IL
John Morton, Stanford, CA
Erik B. Wilson, Houston, TX
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Northwestern
University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: HPB B
  Session Director: Michael G. House, Indianapolis, IN
Transportation to Northwestern departs from McCormick Place at 11:15 AM.
  UTILIZATION OF INTRAOPERATIVE ULTRASOUND IN HPB SURGERY
  Faculty
Marshall S. Baker, Evanston, IL
Thomas E. Clancy, Boston, MA
Carlos U. Corvera, San Francisco, CA
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Northwestern
University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL B
  Session Director: Alessandro Fichera, Seattle, WA
Transportation to Northwestern departs from McCormick Place at 11:15 AM.
  TRANSANAL ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY
  Faculty
Vikram Attaluri, Los Angeles, CA
Dana Hayden, Maywood, IL
Steven R. Hunt, St. Louis, MO
Michael F. McGee, Chicago, IL
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
  MANAGEMENT OF THE MALIGNANT COLON POLYP: OBSERVATION, ENDOSCOPIC, OR SURGICAL RESECTION?
Sponsored by: SSAT, ASGE, AGA
Moderators: Douglas Rex, Indianapolis, IN
Heather Yeo, New York, NY
  The Vocabulary of Colon Polyps and Cancer: The Consequences of Misleading Terminology
Douglas Rex, Indianapolis, IN
  Predicting the Risk of Cancer in a Colon Polyp and How That Prediction Affects the Approach to Resection
Carol Burke, Cleveland, OH
  Predicting the Risk of Metastasis in a Malignant Colorectal Polyp - The Modern Pathologic Assessment
Robert D. Odze, Boston, MA
  Patient Factors, Patient Wishes and Polyp Pathology: Making a Decision Regarding Surgical Resection of Malignant Colon and Rectal Polyps
Michael McGee, Chicago, IL
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S505b
INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM PART I
  PARASITIC DIGESTIVE DISEASES FROM THE WORLD
Moderators: Alberto R. Ferreres, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ernst J. M. Klar, Rostock, Germany
  Management of Chagas Disease Affecting the Esophagus and the Colon
Ivan Cecconello, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  Hydatid Disease of the Liver
Virandera Bhalla, New Delhi, India
  Surgical Parasitic Diseases of the Digestive Tract
Ramesh Ardhnari, Madurai, India
  The Relationship of Biliary Parasitic Diseases and Liver Carcinoma
Hiromichi Ito, Tokyo, Japan
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S505a
CME With Self-Assessment PG/CME COMMITTEE PANEL
  MANAGEMENT OF COMPLICATED DIVERTICULITIS: DEFINING THE ROLES OF MEDICAL, RADIOLOGICAL, AND SURGICAL
Moderators: Melanie Morris, Birmingham, AL
Paul E. Wise, Saint Louis, MO
  Diverticulitis: Background, Incidence, Diagnosis, Staging, Medical Management, When to Scope
Virginia O. Shaffer, Atlanta, GA
  Elective Surgery for Diverticulitis: Who, When, and Why?
Karin Hardiman, Ann Arbor, MI
  Complicated Diverticulitis: Role, Type, and Timing of Interventions
Andreas M. Kaiser, Los Angeles, CA
  Operative Pearls: MIS, Anastomosis, to Divert or Not, Bladder/Vagina Involvement, Saving the Ureter
Daniel I. Chu, Birmingham, AL
  Alternative Therapies: IR Drains, Stenting, Laparoscopic Lavage
Daniel O. Herzig, Portland, OR
  Panel and Audience Discussion
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Northwestern
University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC C
  Session Director: Michael B. Ujiki, Evanston, IL
Transportation to Northwestern departs from McCormick Place at 2:15 PM.
  EMR/ESD
  Faculty
Eric M. Pauli, Hershey, PA
Faris M. Murad, Evanston, IL
Lee L. Swanstrom, Portland, OR
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Northwestern
University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: HPB C
  Session Director: Michael G. House, Indianapolis, IN
Transportation to Northwestern departs from McCormick Place at 2:15 PM.
  UTILIZATION OF INTRAOPERATIVE ULTRASOUND IN HPB SURGERY
  Faculty
Marshall S. Baker, Evanston, IL
Thomas E. Clancy, Boston, MA
Carlos U. Corvera, San Francisco, CA
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Northwestern
University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL C
  Session Director: Alessandro Fichera, Seattle, WA
Transportation to Northwestern departs from McCormick Place at 2:15 PM.
  TRANSANAL ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY
  Faculty
Vikram Attaluri, Los Angeles, CA
Dana Hayden, Maywood, IL
Steven R. Hunt, St. Louis, MO
Michael F. McGee, Chicago, IL
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
S505b
INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM PART II
  THE GI SURGEON AND FLEXIBLE ENDOSCOPY: WHOSE DOMAIN?
Moderators: Alberto R. Ferreres, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Hiromichi Ito, Tokyo, Japan
  How to Train the GI Tract Surgeon in Flexible Endoscopy
VK Kapoor, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  The HPB Surgeon and the Performance of ERCP
Matthew Walsh, Cleveland, OH
  Bariatric Endoscopy: Who? When? Why?
Bruno Zilberstein, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  Colonoscopy (incl. Mucosectomy and TAMIS): Is It the Surgeon's Job?
Hermann Kessler, Cleveland, OH
  A National Program of Traning in Flexible Endoscopy for Surgeons: Implemenatation and Results
Alberto R. Ferreres, Buenos Aires, Argentina
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
S505a
SURGICAL FELLOWSHIP FAIR (NON-CME)
  Surgical residents can obtain information about programs and career options that will help them decide which fellowship is the best fit.



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