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58th Annual Meeting
SOCIETY FOR SURGERY OF THE ALIMENTARY TRACT
June 2 - 5, 2018
Walter E. Washington Convention Center - Washington, DC
during Digestive Disease Week®


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Last Updated 03/20/18

All rooms at Walter E. Washington Convention Center unless otherwise indicated.

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Esophagus & Gastric GI Tract Potpourri
HPB Education & Quality & Outcomes & Policy
Small Bowel & Colorectal General & Society Business
MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2018
6:30 AM - 7:45 AM
202B
Ticketed SessionBREAKFAST WITH THE EXPERTS: WRITERS WORKSHOP PART II
MANUSCRIPT SUBMITTING/REVISING

Richard A. Hodin, Boston, MA
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
143
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: SMALL BOWEL AND COLORECTAL
EMERGENT PRESENTATION OF COLON AND RECTAL CANCERS
  Sponsored by: SSAT, ASGE, AGA
Moderators: Michael F. McGee, Chicago, IL
Michelle A. Anderson, Ann Arbor, MI

TREATMENT STRATEGIES FOR ACUTELY BLEEDING COLORECTAL CANCERS: JUST HOLD PRESSURE
N. Jewel Samadder, Rochester, MN

IS THAT FREE AIR? MANAGEMENT OF PERFORATED COLORECTAL CANCERS
Y. Nancy You, Houston, TX

A BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER: ENDOLUMINAL STENTING FOR COLORECTAL MALIGNANCIES
Ashley L. Faulx, Shaker Heights, OH

THE ROLE FOR PRIMARY SURGERY FOR OBSTRUCTING COLORECTAL MALIGNANCIES: A CHANCE TO CUT IS A CHANCE TO CURE
Tracy Hull, Cleveland, OH

CASE SCENARIOS
Michelle A. Anderson, MD, Ann Arbor, MI
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
202B
PLENARY SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC I
 
Moderators: Anne Lidor, Madison, WI
Sushanth Reddy, Birmingham, AL

10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
545 SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE IN PATIENTS WITH SEVERE ESOPHAGEAL DYSMOTILITY: A PROSPECTIVELY COLLECTED CLINICAL DATA BASE REVIEW
Priscila R. Armijo1, Akshay Chauhan2, Austin Wheeler1, Dmitry Oleynikov1
1. University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE; 2. University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
546 DOES TREATMENT OF THE HIATUS INFLUENCE THE OUTCOMES OF MAGNETIC SPHINCTER AUGMENTATION FOR CHRONIC GERD?
Matias Mihura1, Sandra Blitz3, Candice L. Wilshire1, Anee S. Jackson1, Alexander S. Farivar 1, Ralph W. Aye1, Christy M. Dunst2, Brian E. Louie1
1. Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute, Seattle, WA; 2. MIS Surgery, The Oregon Clinic, Portland, OR; 3. Sandra Blitz Statistics, Toronto, ON, Canada
Plenary presentation547 LAPAROSCOPIC HELLER MYOTOMY VS PER ORAL ENDOSCOPIC MYOTOMY (POEM): EVOLVING CRITERIA FOR ACHALASIA TREATMENT SELECTION
Ahmed M. Zihni1, Christy M. Dunst1, Thomas Knowles2, 1, Filippo Filicori1, Walaa Abdelmoaty1, Rosen Ilchev1, Kevin Reavis1, Lee L. Swanstrom1, Steven R. DeMeester1
1. Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, The Oregon Clinic, Portland, OR; 2. Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR.
Plenary presentation548 COMPARATIVE COMPLICATION RATES AFTER SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY AND GASTRIC BYPASS: AN ANALYSIS OF A NATIONAL EMPLOYER-SPONSORED INSURANCE DATABASE
Ann Y. Chung1, Paula D. Strassle1, Francisco Schlottmann1, Meredith Duke1, Marco G. Patti1, Timothy Farrell1
1. Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
549 SELF-EXPANDING METAL STENTS VERSUS ENDOSCOPIC VACUUM THERAPY IN THE TREATMENT OF ANASTOMOTIC LEAKS AFTER ONCOLOGICAL GASTROESOPHAGEAL SURGERY: A SINGLE-CENTER EXPERIENCE
Patrick S. Plum1, Marc Bludau1, Till Herbold2, Felix Berlth1, Hakan Alakus1, Robert Kleinert1, Christiane Bruns1, Arnulf Hölscher3, Seung-Hun Chon1
1. Department of General, Visceral and Cancer Surgery, University Hospital of Cologne, Cologne, NRW, Germany; 2. Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany; 3. Center for Esophageal and Gastric Surgery, AGAPLESION Markus Hospital, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
550 CONCURRENT PPARα AND FXR ACTIVATION MEDIATES NASH IMPROVEMENT AFTER GASTRIC BYPASS SURGERY: A GEO DATASETS ANALYSIS
Guilherme D. Mazzini3, 2, Jad Khoraki3, Mikhail Dozmorov1, Matthew G. Browning1, Richard R. Gurski2, Luke Wolfe3, Guilherme M. Campos3
1. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA; 2. Surgery, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil; 3. Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
202A
CME With Self-Assessment SSAT/AHPBA SYMPOSIUM: HPB
PUTTING THE "B" BACK INTO HPB: INSIGHTS INTO SURGICAL DISEASES OF THE BILIARY TRACT
 
Moderators: Charles M. Vollmer, Jr., Philadelphia, PA
Elijah Dixon, Calgary, AB, Canada

GALLBLADER CANCER
Shishir K. Maithel, Atlanta, GA

HILAR CHOLANGIOCARCINOMA
Michael I. D'Angelica, New York, NY

INTRAHEPATIC CHOLANGIOCARCINOMA
Timothy M. Pawlik, Columbus, OH

THE SAFE CHOLECYSTECTOMY INITIATIVE
Horacio J. Asbun, Jacksonville, FL

PANEL AND AUDIENCE DISCUSSION
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
203
VIDEO SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
 
Moderators: Wolfgang B. Gaertner, Minneapolis, MN
Mary F. Otterson, Milwaukee, WI

10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
551 EX VIVO BOVINE LARGE BOWEL: AN ESD TRAINING MODEL
Carl Winkler1, Jaspreet Sandhu2, Xiaohong Yan1, Erica Pettke1, Chandana Herath Mudiyanselage1, Vesna Cekic1, Nipa D. Gandhi1, Richard L. Whelan1
1. Surgery, Mount Sinai West, New York , NY; 2. Surgery, Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center , Brooklyn , NY
552 LAPAROSCOPIC REPAIR OF TRAUMATIC DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA PRESENTING 4 YEARS AFTER PENETRATING INJURY
Adel Alhaj Saleh1, Robert Polak1, Amir Aryaie1
1. Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX
553 INTERNAL HERNIA WITH MIDGUT VOLVULUS IN A PATIENT WITH PRIOR LAPAROSCOPIC ROUX-EN-Y GASTRIC BYPASS
Monika A. Krezalek1, Mustafa Hussain1
1. General surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
554 MUZI'S TENSION FREE PRIMARY CLOSURE TECHNIQUE TO TREAT PILONIDAL SINUS DISEASE: A STEP-BY-STEP VIDEO DEMONSTRATION
Marco Gallinella Muzi1, Agnese Cianfarani1, Pietro Mascagni1, Francesco Taliente1, Claudia Mosconi1
1. Università di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
555 ROBOTIC FISTULECTOMY WITH COLOTOMY AND OMENTAL FLAP FOR CHRONIC RECURRENT COLOCUTANEOUS FISTULA
Steven Tsoraides1, Neha Jain1
1. Department of Surgery , University of Illinois College of Medicine , Peoria, IL
556 ROBOTIC RESECTION OF A MESENTERIC INFLAMMATORY PSEUDOTUMOR: A NOVEL APPROACH
Sameer Kaiser1, Anthony Pozzessere1, Melanie Ongchin1, Anusak Yiengpruksawan1
1. Surgery, Valley Hospital, Englewood, NJ
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
202
CLINICAL WARD ROUNDS: HPB
PANCREATIC NONFUNCTIONAL NEUROENDOCRINE TUMORS: WHEN TO OBSERVE, RESECT, OR ABLATE
  Moderator: Michael G. House, Chicago, IL

THE IMPORTANCE OF PATIENT SELECTION FOR RESECTION
Christina R. Ferrone, Boston, MA

APPLYING SIZE CRITERIA FOR OBSERVATION AND RESECTION
Marshall S. Baker, Chicago, IL

EUS GUIDED ABLATIVE TECHNIQUES FOR SMALL PNETS
David Forcione, Boston, MA

PANEL AND AUDIENCE DISCUSSION
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
203
CLINICAL WARD ROUNDS: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
TAMIS AND MIS FOR RECTAL NEOPLASIA
  Moderator: Michael F. McGee, Chicago, IL

ROBOTIC TAMIS
Jamie Cannon, Birmingham, AL

TRANSANAL ENDOSCOPIC MICROSURGERY
Konstantin UmanskIy, Chicago, IL

TATME
Justin A. Maykel, Worcester, MA

LAP/ROBOT/OPEN TME
Evie Carchman, Madison, WI

PANEL AND AUDIENCE DISCUSSION
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
202A
CME With Self-Assessment CONTROVERSIES IN GI SURGERY DEBATE: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC
WRAP OR NO WRAP AFTER BARRETT'S ABALATION?
  Moderator: Daniela Molena, New York, NY

FRAME THE DEBATE
Daniela Molena, New York, NY

IN FAVOR OF WRAP
Lee L. Swanstrom, Portland, OR

AGAINST WRAP
Nicholas J. Shaheen, Chapel Hill, NC

PANEL AND AUDIENCE DISCUSSION
10:00AM - 11:00AM
153
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: HPB (AASLD-ACCREDITED)
IDENTIFICATION AND MANAGEMENT OF LIVER MASSES
  Sponsored by: AASLD, SSAT
Moderators: Reena Salgia, Detroit, MI
Andreas Karachristos, Philadelphia, PA

CURRENT DEBATES IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA
Claude B. Sirlin, San Diego, CA
Augusto Villanueva, New York, NY

MANAGEMENT OF EARLY-STAGE HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA: SUFFICIENT DATA FOR EVIDENCE-BASED DECISIONS? WEIGHING THE PROS AND CONS OF ABLATION, RESECTION, AND TRANSPLANT
Thomas A. Aloia, Houston, TX
Jorge A. Marrero, Dallas, TX
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
202A
MAJA AND FRANK G. MOODY STATE-OF-THE-ART LECTURE
TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC AND ENHANCE SURGERY

Jo Buyske, Philadelphia, PA
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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
203
Ticketed SessionMEET-THE-PROFESSOR LUNCHEON: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
EMERGENT MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR RECTAL CANCER

Gregory D. Kennedy, Birmingham, AL
Y. Nancy You, Houston, TX
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
203
CME With Self-Assessment PUBLIC POLICY & ADVOCACY COMMITTEE PANEL
THE UPS AND DOWNS OF HEALTH CARE REFORM: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
 
Moderators: Guilherme M. Campos, Richmond, VA
Amanda K. Arrington, Tucson, AZ

NEXT STEPS IN HEALTHCARE REFORM FROM HHS
Eugene Freund, Washington, D.C.

HEALTHCARE REFORM'S IMPACT ON ACGME AND MEDICAL EDUCATION
Jeffrey B. Matthews, Chicago, IL

THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND THE HOUSE OF SURGERY
Christian Shalgian, Washington, D.C.

SURGEONS' ROLE IN LEGISLATIVE EFFORTS REGARDING THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC
Ross F. Goldberg, Phoenix, AZ

PANEL AND AUDIENCE DISCUSSION
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
202A
CME With Self-Assessment SSAT/ASCRS SYMPOSIUM: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
THE NATIONAL ACCREDITATION PROGRAM FOR RECTAL CANCER
 
Moderators: Guy R. Orangio, New Orleans, LA
Y. Nancy You, Houston, TX

THE EVOLUTION AND CURRENT STATUS OF NATIONAL ACCREDIDATION PROGRAM FOR RECTAL CANCER
Guy R. Orangio, New Orleans, LA

SUMMARY FINDINGS FROM THE NATIONAL ACCREDIDATION PROGRAM FOR RECTAL CANCER (NAPRC) SURVEY
Samuel C. Oommen, Walnut Creek, CA

CRITICAL ROLE OF CLINICAL STAGING: ENDOSCOPY, EUS, MRI: HOW IT IMPACTS MULTIDISCIPLINARY MANAGEMENT
Y. Nancy You, Houston, TX

THE NATIONAL CANCER DATABASE AS A RESOURCE
Fergal Fleming, Rochester, NY

CASE EXAMPLE
Neil Hyman, Chicago, IL
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
202B
VIDEO SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC
 
Moderators: Edward Lin, Atlanta, GA
Shawn S. Groth, Houston, TX

10-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion
650 ENDOSCOPIC PYLOROMYOTOMY: AN INCISIONLESS PROCEDURE FOR DELAYED GASTRIC EMPTYING
Herbert M. Hedberg1, Michael Ujiki2
1. Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; 2. Surgery, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Chicago, IL
651 ROBOTIC REPAIR OF A GIANT DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA AFTER IVOR LEWIS ESOPHAGECTOMY USING A KEYHOLE MESH TECHNIQUE
Adham Elmously1, Rasa Zarnegar1
1. Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY
652 ROBOTIC ASSISTED SPHINCTER AUGMENTATION DEVICE REMOVAL
Charlotte Horne1, Robert Simon1, Kevin M. El-Hayek1
1. General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
653 LAPAROSCOPIC HELLER MYOTOMY AFTER GASTRIC BYPASS
Alexandra Argiroff1, Ana T. Garcia1, Diego R. Camacho1
1. Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY
654 CHRONIC SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY LEAK CONVERTED TO ESOPHAGOJEJUNOSTOMY AFTER FAILED ENDOSCOPIC TREATMENTS
Yalini Vigneswaran2, Christopher G. Chapman1, Mustafa Hussain2
1. Gastroenterology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; 2. Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
655 LAPAROSCOPIC MEDIAN ARCUATE LIGAMENT RELEASE
Hillary B. Prince1, Anthony Vine1, Joseph Maklansky2
1. Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY; 2. Radiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
143
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC (ASGE-ACCREDITED)
BARIATRIC ENDOSCOPY: THE FUTURE IS NOW
  Sponsored by: ASGE, SSAT, AGA
Moderators: Steven A. Edmundo,
John M. Morton, Stanford, CA

BARIATRIC SURGERY 2017: WHAT DO WE OFFER AND WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES?
Natan Zundel, N. Miami Beach, FL

FLEXIBLE ENDOSCOPY AS AN ADJUNCT TO BARIATRIC SURGERY
Christopher Thompson, Boston, MA

ENDOSCOPIC SLEEVE GASTROPLASTY: LESSONS LEARNED AND HOPE FOR THE FUTURE
Reem Z. Sharaiha, New York, NY
Shelby A. Sullivan, Denver, CO
3:45PM - 5:00PM
146
ACADEMIC DEBATES (AGA ACCREDITED)
Sponsored by: AGA, SSAT
Moderators:
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
202A
QUICK SHOTS SESSION: HPB I
 
Moderators: Purvi Y. Parikh, Sacremento, CA
TBD

3-minute presentation, 3-minute discussion
665 TRENDS IN MANAGEMENT AND OUTCOMES OF HILAR CHOLANGIOCARCINOMA ACROSS A UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HEALTHCARE NETWORK - A 15-YEAR EXPERIENCE
Aditya Gutta1, Lara Dakhoul1, Mark A. Gromski1, Attila Nakeeb1, Michael G. House1, Evan L. Fogel1, James L. Watkins1, Glen A. Lehman1, Stuart Sherman1, Jeffrey J. Easler1
1. IU School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
666 PRE- AND POSTOPERATIVE CHARACTERIZATION OF ESTABLISHED AND NOVEL BIOMARKERS IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING HEPATOBILIARY SURGERY
Diego Vicente1, Miguel Patino1, Rebecca K. Marcus1, Heather Lillemoe1, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey1, Juan Cata1, Thomas Aloia1
1. Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
667 COMPLIANCE WITH RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CHEMOTHERAPY IN PATIENTS WITH BILE DUCT CANCERS: AN ANALYSIS OF THE US NATIONAL CANCER DATABASE
Fabio Bagante1, Eliza W. Beal1, Katiuscha Merath1, Griffin Olsen1, Ozgür Akgül1, Jay Idrees1, Qinyu Chen1, Mary Dillhoff1, Jordan Cloyd1, Carl Schmidt1, Timothy M. Pawlik1
1. Surgery, The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
668 A THREE-MODALITY COMPARISON OF PRE-OPERATIVE PREDICTION OF POST-HEPATECTOMY LIVER VOLUMES: BODY SURFACE AREA, CT VOLUMETRY, AND SOFTWARE-BASED THREE-DIMENSIONAL RENDERING
Michael Kuncewitch1, Mary Garland1, Rafel Tappouni2, Perry Shen1
1. Surgical Oncology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC; 2. Radiology, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
669 10 YEAR EXPERIENCE WITH GALLBLADDER CARCINOMA IN A HIGH VOLUME CENTER: PATHOLOGIC VARIABLES, SURVIVAL AND PATTERNS OF RECURRENCE
Nathan M. Bolton1, Daniel Solomon1, Natasha Leigh2, Daniela Feingold1, Deepa Magge2, 1, Benjamin Golas2, 1, Daniel Labow2, 1, Umut Sarpel1
1. Surgery, Mount Sinai, New York, NY; 2. Surgery, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, NY, NY
670 PEAKBIL >7 MG/DL CLASSIFICATION OF POST-HEPATECTOMY LIVER FAILURE IS A PREDICTOR OF POOR ONCOLOGIC OUTCOME IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING HEPATECTOMY FOR COLORECTAL LIVER METASTASES
Katharina Joechle1, Eduardo A. Vega1, Claire Goumard1, Masuyuki Okuno1, Yun Shin Chun1, Ching-Wei Tzeng1, Jeffrey E. Lee1, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey1, Claudius Conrad1
1. Surgical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
671 THE APPROACH TO BILIARY DRAINAGE IMPACTS POST-PROCEDURE INFECTIOUS COMPLICATIONS FOR PATIENTS WITH PERI-HILAR AND INTRAHEPATIC CHOLANGIOCARCINOMA: A SEER-MEDICARE DATA ANALYSIS
Christine M. Kariya1, Winifred M. Lo1, Madeline B. Torres1, Jessica L. Petrick2, Timothy S. McNeel3, Sean Martin1, Samantha Ruff1, Laurence Diggs1, Kaitlin C. McLoughlin1, Justin Drake1, Michael Wach1, Zachary Brown1, Reed Ayabe1, Jeremy L. Davis1, Katherine A. McGlynn2, Jonathan M. Hernandez1
1. Thoracic and GI Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD; 2. National Cancer Institutue, Rockville, MD; 3. Information Management Services, Rockville, MD
672 LAPAROSCOPIC VERSUS OPEN RESECTION FOR HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA IN PATIENTS WITH ADVANCED CIRRHOSIS: A PROPENSITY SCORE MATCHING ANALYSIS OF 1799 PATIENTS.
Onur Kutlu2, Eduardo A. Vega1, Masuyuki Okuno1, Katharina Joechle1, Nestor de La Cruz2, Kanwal Raghav3, Ahmed Kaseb3, Yun Shin Chun1, Ching-Wei Tzeng1, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey1, Claudius Conrad1
1. Surgical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; 2. Surgery, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL; 3. Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
673 ABLATION VERSUS HEPATECTOMY FOR EARLY-STAGE HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA: A MATCHED NATIONWIDE REVIEW
Susanna W. de Geus2, Gyulnara Kasumova2, Tara S. Kent1, Sing Chau Ng2, David McAneny2, Teviah Sachs2, Jennifer Tseng2
1. Surgical Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA; 2. Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
674 PERCUTANEOUS CHOLECYSTOSTOMY USE IN THE PALLIATIVE CARE SETTING: A NATIONWIDE ANALYSIS
Paul T. Kroner2, Christopher C. Thompson1
1. Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2. Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
202B
QUICK SHOTS SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC II
 
Moderators: Collin E. Brathwaite, Mineola, NY
William S. Richardson, New Orleans, LA

3-minute presentation, 3-minute discussion
656 INITIAL EXPERIENCE WITH ANTI-REFULX MUCOSECTOMY
Herbert M. Hedberg1, Michael Ujiki2
1. Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; 2. Surgery, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, IL
657 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION OUTFLOW OBSTRUCTION AND DYSPHAGIA
Shaimaa Elnahas1, Takahiro Masuda1, Balazs Kovacs1, Sumeet Mittal1
1. Norton Thoracic Institute, St Joesph's Hospital and Medical Center, Dignity Health, Phoenix, AZ
658 MANAGEMENT OF EROSION OF HIATAL MESH INTO THE GASTROESOPHAGEAL LUMEN
Aida Elisa Pérez Jiménez1, Maria Elia Pérez Aguirre1, Adriana Ruano Campos1, Pablo Talavera Eguizabal1, Antonio J. Torres1, Inmaculada Domínguez Serrano1, Andrés Sánchez-Pernaute1
1. General Surgery, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
659 MINOR PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS AND OBJECTIVE DIAGNOSIS OF GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASES
Rafael Laurino Neto1, Fernando A. M. Herbella1, Vic Velanovich2, Beth Montera2, Francisco Schlottmann3, Marco G. Patti3
1. Department of Surgery, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo - SP, Sao Paulo, Brazil; 2. Department of Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; 3. Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
660 HELLER MYOTOMY: DOES ROBOTIC-ASSISTED PROVIDE BENEFIT OVER LAPAROSCOPIC APPROACH? A PROSPECTIVELY CLINICAL DATA BASE REVIEW.
Laura Flores1, Priscila R. Armijo1, Gurteshwar Rana1, Jake Bianco1, Dmitry Oleynikov1
1. University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
661 A FLEXIBLE ENDOSCOPIC SUBMUCOSAL TUNNELING TECHNIQUE FOR ZENKER'S DIVERTICULUM IS FEASIBLE, SAFE AND RESULTS IN EXCELLENT OUTCOMES
Stephanie M. Novak1, Kristine Kuchta1, Herbert M. Hedberg1, Tyler Hall1, Michael Ujiki1
1. General Surgery, NorthShore University Health System, Evanston, IL
662 ENDOSCOPIC CLOSURE OF GASTRO-GASTRIC FISTULA AFTER GASTRIC BYPASS: A TECHNICALLY FEASIBLE PROCEDURE BUT ASSOCIATED WITH LOW SUCCESS-RATE
Catherine Tsai1, Ulf Kessler1, Rudolf Steffen1, Hans Merki1, Joerg Zehetner1
1. Visceral Surgery, Clinic Beau Site, Bern, Bern, Switzerland
663 BARIATRIC SURGERY IN PATIENTS WITH COMPENSATED CIRRHOSIS HAS EXCELLENT SAFETY AND EFFICACY
Marshall E. McCabe1, Eduardo Vilar-Gomez1, Marwan S. Ghabril1, Ambar Banerjee2, Dimitrios Stefanidis2, Don J. Selzer2, Naga P. Chalasani1
1. Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN; 2. Bariatric Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
664 SYSTEMATIC TREATMENT OF SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY STENOSIS WITH HYDROSTATIC AND PNEUMATIC BALLOON DILATION IS SAFE AND EFFECTIVE
Pichamol Jirapinyo1, Wasif M. Abidi2, Christopher C. Thompson1
1. Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2. Gastroenterology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
203
QUICK SHOTS SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL I
 
Moderators: John Migaly, Durham, NC
Simon S. Ng, Hong Kong, China

3-minute presentation, 3-minute discussion
675 THERAPY REFRACTORY ULCERATIVE COLITIS PATIENTS MAY BENEFIT FROM APPENDECTOMY; LONG-TERM CLINICAL RESULTS FROM A MULTICENTER PROSPECTIVE COHORT SERIES
Merel E. Stellingwerf1, Saloomeh Sahami1, Desmond C. Winter2, Hugh E. Mulcahy2, Glen A. Doherty2, Garret Cullen2, Sean Martin2, Geert R. D'Haens3, Willem Bemelman1, Christianne J. Buskens1
1. Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands; 2. Centre for Colorectal Disease, St Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland; 3. Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
676 SURGERY DURING HOSPITALIZATION FOR A CHRONIC ULCERATIVE COLITIS FLARE: SHOULD POUCH FORMATION BE CONSIDERED?
Nicholas P. McKenna1, Katherine Bews1, Amy L. Lightner2, Kellie L. Mathis2, Elizabeth B. Habermann1
1. Surgery, Mayo Clinic , Rochester, MN; 2. Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
677 NATIONAL TRENDS OF POUCH CREATION AND EXCISION OVER A DECADE: A STUDY FROM NSQIP DATABASE
H. Hande Aydinli1, Ozgen Isik2, Michael Grieco1, Hasan T. Kirat1, Feza H. Remzi1
1. Department of Surgery, New York University, New York, NY; 2. Department of Surgery, Uludag University Faculty of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey
678 INNATE IMMUNITY AND CROHN'S DISEASE RECURRENCE AFTER SURGERY
Imerio Angriman2, Luca Maria Saadeh2, Andromachi Kotsafti1, Claudia Mescoli3, Melania Scarpa1, Francesco Cavallin1, Massimo Rugge3, Romeo Bardini2, Ignazio Castagliuolo4, Marco Scarpa1
1. Surgical Oncology Unit, Veneto Institute of Oncology, Padova, Italy; 2. Department of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology, Università degli Studi di Padova, Padova, Italy; 3. Azienda Ospedaliera - Università di Padova, Padova, Italy; 4. Department of molecular medicine, Università degli Studi di Padova, Padova, Italy
679 READMISSION AFTER ABDOMINAL SURGERY FOR CROHN'S DISEASE: IDENTIFICATION OF HIGH-RISK PATIENTS
Diane Mege1, Fabrizio Michelassi1
1. Colorectal Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Marseille, France
680 DEVELOPMENT OF AN OBJECTIVE PREDICTION MODEL FOR PROLONGED POSTOPERATIVE LENGTH OF STAY IN CROHN'S DISEASE PATIENTS UNDERGOING MAJOR ABDOMINAL SURGERY
Fares Ayoub1, Amir Kamel2, Naueen A. Chaudhry1, Atif Iqbal3, Ellen M. Zimmermann4, Sarah C. Glover4, Sanda Tan3
1. Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; 2. Department of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; 3. Department of Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; 4. Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
681 RACIAL DISPARITIES IN PATIENT EXPERIENCE UNDER AN ENHANCED RECOVERY AFTER SURGERY (ERAS) PATHWAY: A ROLE FOR HEALTH LITERACY?
Robert H. Hollis1, Ivan Herbey1, Lauren Goss1, Jamie A. Cannon1, Gregory D. Kennedy1, Melanie Morris1, Sara J. Knight1, Daniel I. Chu1
1. Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
682 THE 5HT-4 RECEPTOR AGONIST PRUCALOPRIDE STIMULATES ILEAL MUCOSAL GROWTH IN THE MOUSE
Christine Park1, Sarah Armenia1, Lucy Zhang1, Robert A. Cowles1
1. Surgery, Yale University, New Haven, CT
683 USE OF THE STRATE SCORE AND GLASGOW BLATCHFORD SCORE(GBS) FOR RISK STRATIFICATION OF PATIENTS WITH ACUTE LOWER INTESTINAL BLEEDING- A RETROSPECTIVE OBSERVATIONAL STUDY.
Richard P. Maguire2, Anthony DeNardo1, Arrhchanah Balachandran2, Sneha John1
1. Gastroenterology, Gold Coast University Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia; 2. Surgery, Gold Coast University Hospital, Southport, QLD, Australia
684 THE INFLUENCE OF HOSPITAL VOLUME AND PAYOR STATUS ON 5-YEAR OUTCOMES IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING LAPAROSCOPIC VS OPEN BILATERAL INGUINAL HERNIA REPAIR
Hien Nguyen1, Ambar Mehta1, Joseph K. Canner1, Gina Adrales1, Thomas Magnuson1, Michael Schweitzer1, Alisa Coker1, Alex Blair1
1. Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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