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59th Annual Meeting
SOCIETY FOR SURGERY OF THE ALIMENTARY TRACT
June 2 - 5, 2018
Walter E. Washington Convention Center - Washington, DC
during Digestive Disease Week®


Program (Subject to Change)
Last Updated 05/31/18

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
SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 2018
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
202A
RESIDENTS & FELLOWS RESEARCH CONFERENCE(NON-CME, by invitation only)
  Plenary presentation By invitation only. The 22 participating presentations are indicated throughout this program by the icon to the left.
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
143
DDW COMBINED TRANSLATIONAL SYMPOSIUM (ASGE-ACCREDITED)
BARIATRICS: THE THICK AND THE THIN OF IT
  Sponsored by: ASGE, AGA, SSAT
Moderators: Michael Camilleri, Rochester, MN
Shelby A. Sullivan, Denver, CO

INDIVIDUALIZING BARIATRIC AND METABOLIC SURGERY
Aurora D. Pryor, Stony Brook, NY

MEDICAL MANAGEMENT OF OBESITY IN YOUR PRACTICE
Andres Acosta, Rochester, MN

THE MICROBIOME, OBESITY AND THE ORAL-GUT-LIVER AXIS: OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTERVENTION?
Jasmohan S. Bajaj, Richmond, VA

BARIATRIC INTERVENTIONS: THE RIGHT PROCEDURE FOR THE RIGHT PATIENT
Barham Abu Dayyeh, Rochester, MN
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
WISER Lab, George Washington University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC A
INTRODUCTION TO POEM
  Session Director: Michael B. Ujiki, Evanston, IL

Transportation to George Washington University departs from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center at 8:15 AM.

Faculty
Eric M. Pauli, Hershey, PA
Brian J. Dunkin, Houston, TX
Haru Inoue, Tokyo, Japan
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
WISER Lab, George Washington University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL A
TRANSANAL ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY
  Session Director: Alessandro Fichera, Chapel Hill, NC

Transportation to George Washington University departs from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center at 8:15 AM.

TEO
Sushil R. Pandey, Sun City, AZ
Brian Bello, Washington, DC

TAMIS
Mohammed Bayasi, Washington, DC
Michael F. McGee, Chicago, IL
10:00AM - 11:30AM
143
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: HPB (AASLD ACCREDITED)
ENDOSCOPIC, SURGICAL AND MEDICAL MANAGEMENT OF NASH
  Sponsored by: AASLD, ASGE, SSAT, AGA
Moderators: Stephen A. Harrison, San Antonio, TX
Louis M. Wong Kee Song, Rochester, MN

LIFESTYLE INTERVENTIONS: MAKING IT WORK
Monica A. Konerman, Ann Arbor, MI

MEDICAL THERAPY: HOPES AND BROKEN PROMISES
Stephen A. Harrison, MD, San Antonio, TX

BARIATRIC ENDOSCOPY: JUST A FAD OR HERE TO STAY?
Reem Z. Sharaiha, New York, NY

BARIATRIC SURGERY: WHEN TO CONSIDER IT
Bipan Chand, Chicago, IL
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
WISER Lab, George Washington University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC B
INTRODUCTION TO ENDOSCOPIC SUTURING
  Session Director: Michael B. Ujiki, Evanston, IL

Transportation to George Washington University departs from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center at 11:15 AM.

Faculty
Herbert M. Hedberg, Chicago, IL
Faris Murad, Chicago, IL
Brian J. Dunkin, Houston, TX
John G. Linn, Evanston, IL
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
WISER Lab, George Washington University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL B
TRANSANAL ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY
  Session Director: Alessandro Fichera, Chapel Hill, NC

Transportation to George Washington University departs from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center at 11:15 AM.

TEO
Sushil R. Pandey, Sun City, AZ
Brian Bello, Washington, DC

TAMIS
Mohammed Bayasi, Washington, DC
Michael F. McGee, Chicago, IL
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
203
INTERNATIONAL PANEL PART I
NON TECHNICAL SKILLS FOR GASTROINTESTINAL SURGEONS
 
Moderators: Mark P. Callery, Boston, MA
Ernst J. M. Klar, Rostock, Germany

EFFECTS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEMS ON SURGICAL OUTCOMES
Fernando A.M. Herbella, Sao Paulo, Brazil

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION AMONG THE SURGICAL TEAM
Pradeep Rebala, Hyderabad, India

SURGICAL LEADERSHIP: HOW TO DEVELOP IT AMONG YOUNG TRAINEES
Julio M. Mayol, Madrid, Spain

RESIDENTS' ERRORS: MORE THAN 25 YEARS AFTER "FORGIVE AND REMEMBER"
Fernando Maluenda, Santiago, Chile

HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF SURGICAL MENTORSHIP
Alberto R. Ferreres, Buenos Aires, Argentina

SURGICAL RESIDENTS' HOUR RESTRICTIONS: DO THE SYSTEM AND THE PATIENTS BENEFIT?
Sean P. Cleary, Rochester, NY

PANEL AND AUDIENCE DISCUSSION
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
202B
CME With Self-Assessment PG/CME COMMITTEE PANEL
BEST PRACTICES IN SURGICAL QUALITY AND SAFETY
  Moderator: Melanie S. Morris, Birmingham, AL

DVT PROPHYLAXIS: WHEN, WHAT, AND FOR HOW LONG?
Sean Dineen, Tampa, FL

ORAL ANTIBIOTIC AND MECHANICAL BOWEL PREP: BACK TO THE FUTURE
Andreas M. Kaiser, Los Angeles, CA

MRSA: WHO TO SCREEN AND WHEN TO TREAT
Stephen M. Cohn, Staten Island, NY

SSI REDUCTION BUNDLES
Daniel I. Chu, Birmingham, AL

ERAS: GET ON THE PATHWAY!
Luca Stocchi, Cleveland, OH

MULTIMODAL PAIN MANAGEMENT: LET'S DECREASE THOSE OPIODS!
L. Matthew Deppe, Red Wing, MN

TO DRINK OR NOT TO DRINK: WHEN SHOULD MY PATIENT BE NPO?
Peter P. Lopez, Bloomfield Hills, MI

PANEL AND AUDIENCE DISCUSSION
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
WISER Lab, George Washington University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC C
INTRODUCTION TO ENDOLUMENAL BARIATRICS
  Session Director: Michael B. Ujiki, Evanston, IL

Transportation to George Washington University departs from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center at 2:15 PM.

Faculty
Herbert M. Hedberg, Chicago, IL
Erik B. Wilson, Houston, TX
Manoel Galvao Neto, Sao Paolo, Brazil
Thiago Souza, Sao Paolo, Brazil
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
WISER Lab, George Washington University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL C
TRANSANAL ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY
  Session Director: Alessandro Fichera, Chapel Hill, NC

Transportation to George Washington University departs from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center at 2:15 PM.

TEO
Sushil R. Pandey, Sun City, AZ
Brian Bello, Washington, DC

TAMIS
Mohammed Bayasi, Washington, DC
Michael F. McGee, Chicago, IL
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
203
QUICK SHOTS SESSION:
ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC I
 
Moderators: Alexander L. Ayzengart, Gainesville, FL
Hop S. Tran Cao, Houston, TX

3-minute presentation, 3-minute discussion
211 MULTIMODAL MANAGEMENT OF EARLY NEOPLASIA IN BARRETT'S ESOPHAGUS: IS THERE STILL A ROLE FOR ESOPHAGECTOMY IN THE ERA OF ENDOSCOPIC TREATMENT?
Philippe Bouchard1, Serge Mayrand1, Jonathan Spicer1, Carmen L. Mueller1, Lorenzo E. Ferri1
1. McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
212 TIMING AND PATTERN OF RECURRENCE FOLLOWING ESOPHAGECTOMY FOR ESOPHAGEAL CARCINOMA
Melissa L. DeSouza1, Sabrina E. Drexel1, Elizabeth Dewey1, John G. Hunter1, Nadine Mallak1, James P. Dolan1
1. General Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, United States
213 INCIDENCE OF GERD, ESOPHAGITIS, BARRETT'S ESOPHAGUS, AND ESOPHAGEAL ADENOCARCINOMA ACROSS BARIATRIC PROCEDURE TYPES
Lisa A. Bevilacqua1, Nabeel R. Obeid2, Jie Yang3, Chencan Zhu3, Konstantinos Spaniolas1, Aurora D. Pryor1
1. Surgery, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Port Jefferson, NY; 2. Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 3. Department of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
214 DOES THE MFI SCORE PREDICT MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY AFTER GASTRECTOMY FOR NON-BARIATRIC DISEASE?
Konstantinos Zorbas3, Vic Velanovich2, Sanjay S. Reddy3, Nestor Esnaola3, Andreas Karachristos1, 3
1. Surgical Department, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; 2. Surgery, University of South Florida, TAMPA, FL; 3. Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA.
215 THE LONG TERM EFFECT OF METABOLIC PROFILE AND MICROBIOTA STATUS IN PATIENTS AFTER SUBTOTAL GASTRECTOMY
Xi Hsuan Lin1, Jiing-Chyuan Luo1
1. Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.
216 SHOULD PERIOPERATIVE CHEMOTHERAPY BE THE STANDARD OF CARE FOR RESECTABLE GASTRIC CANCER?
Brooke Vuong1, Ahmed Dehal1, Amanda Graff-Baker1, Trevan Fischer1, Shrawan G. Gaitonde1, Stacey Stern1, Shu-Ching Chang2, melanie Goldfarb1, Anton J. Bilchik1
1. Surgical Oncology, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, CA; 2. Providence Health and Services, Portland, OR
217 COMPARISON OF PERIOPERATIVE CHEMOTHERAPY VS. POSTOPERATIVE CHEMORADIATION THERAPY FOR ADENOCARCINOMA OF THE GASTRIC CARDIA: AN ANALYSIS OF THE NATIONAL CANCER DATABASE
Mihir M. Shah1, Rachel E. NeMoyer2, Stephanie H. Greco1, Yong Lin5, Miral S. Grandhi1, Darren Carpizo1, Parisa Javidian3, Salma K. Jabbour4, David A. August1, H. Richard Alexander1, Steven K. Libutti1, Timothy J. Kennedy1
1. Surgical Oncology, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ; 2. General Surgery, Rutgers Robertwood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ; 3. Pathology, Rutgers Robertwood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ; 4. Radiation Oncology, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ; 5. Biostatistics, Rutgers School of Public Health, New Brunswick, NJ
218 EARLY GENETIC COUNSELING AND DETECTION OF CDH1 MUTATION IN ASYMPTOMATIC CARRIERS IMPROVES SURVIVAL IN HEREDITARY DIFFUSE GASTRIC CANCER
Maitham A. Moslim1, Brandie Heald1, Carol A. Burke1, R Matthew Walsh1
1. Cleveland Clinic Foundation, University Heights, OH
219 BEHAVIOR AND TREATMENT OF GASTRIC CANCER IN ASIAN AMERICAN PATIENTS
Katelin Mirkin2, Christopher Hollenbeak2, Joyce Wong1
1. Lenox Hill Hospital/ Northwell Health, New York, NY; 2. Penn State Medical Center, Hershey, PA
220 THE PROGNOSTIC SIGNIFICANCE OF THE NUMBER OF METASTATIC LYMPH NODES IN GASTRIC NEUROENDOCRINE TUMORS
Linda M. Pak1, 2, Tingsong Yang1, Jiping Wang1, 2
1. Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2. Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA.
221 SURGERY FOR METASTATIC ESOPHAGEAL CANCER: IS LONG-TERM SURVIVAL FEASIBLE?
Meredith A. Gunder1, Gustavo A. Rubio1, Gregory Tiesi1, Dido Franceschi1, Alan S. Livingstone1
1. Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
222 A NOVEL ENDOSCOPIC PYLOROMYOTOMY TECHNIQUE FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE ESOPHAGECTOMY
Cyril A. Boulila1, Stéphane Renaud1, Yaseen Al-Lawati1, Karim Hasbini2, Joe Abou-Malhab2, Jose L. Ramirez-GarciaLuna1, Emma Lee2, Carmen L. Mueller1, Jonathan Spicer1, Juan-Carlos Molina1, Jonathan Cools-Lartigue1, Lorenzo E. Ferri1
1. Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; 2. McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.
223 ENHANCED RECOVERY AFTER ESOPHAGEAL AND GASTRIC CANCER SURGERY REDUCES LENGTH OF HOSPITAL STAY TO 7 DAYS
Christopher Hadjittofi1, Pedro Serralheiro1, Bhaskar Kumar1, Hugh Warren1, Edward Cheong1, Michael Lewis1
1. Esophagogastric Cancer Center, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, United Kingdom.
224 NEAR INFRARED IMAGING VERSUS PHYSICAL EXAMINATION FOR GASTRIC CONDUIT PERFUSION ASSESMENT DURING MINIMALLY INVASIVE IVOR LEWIS ESOPHAGECTOMY
Mark E. Diebel1, Lori Gurien1, Brian G. Dalton1, Abubaker Ali2, Ziad Awad1
1. Surgery , University of Florida Jacksonville , Jacksonville , FL; 2. Surgery, Wayne State University , Detroit, MI.
225 GASTRIC PRESSURE AND ESOPHAGEAL REFLUX EXPOSURE SUGGEST THAT OMEGA-LOOP BYPASS IS DIFFERENT FROM BILLROTH II.
Salvatore Tolone1, Edoardo V. Savarino2, Nicola De Bortoli3, Marzio Frazzoni4, Leonardo Frazzoni5, Giorgia Bodini6, Vincenzo Savarino6, Ludovico Docimo1
1. University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Naples, Italy; 2. University of Padua, Padua, Italy; 3. University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy; 4. Baggiovara Hospital, Modena, Italy; 5. University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy; 6. University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy.
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
202B
RESIDENT AND FELLOW WORKSHOP (NON-CME)
CAREERS AND FELLOWSHIPS IN GI SURGERY
 
Moderators: Andrew Kastenmeier, Milwaukee, WI
Zhi Ven Fong, Boston, MA

Students, residents, and fellows can obtain information regarding career development and fellowship opportunities in GI surgery specialties.

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