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Program and Abstracts

61st Annual Meeting
SOCIETY FOR SURGERY OF THE ALIMENTARY TRACT
May 2-5, 2020
McCormick Place - Chicago, IL
in partnership with Digestive Disease Week®


Program (Subject to Change)

All rooms at McCormick Place unless otherwise indicated.

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Ticketed Session indicates a Ticketed Session requiring a separate registration and fee.
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, Bariatric, & Metabolic GI Tract
Hepatobiliary & Pancreas Education, Quality, Outcomes, & Policy
Small Bowel, Abdominal Wall, Hernia, & Colorectal General & Society Business

MONDAY, May 4, 2020
6:30 AM - 7:45 AM
S505
Ticketed Session BREAKFAST CONNECTIONS:
WRITERS WORKSHOP PART II:
MANUSCRIPT SUBMITTING AND REVISING
 
Faculty: Anne O. Lidor, Madison, WI
Nicholas Zyromski, Indianapolis, IN
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
S100c
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM:
BARIATRIC PROCEDURES: SURGERY AND ENDOSCOPY (AASLD ACCREDITED)
 
Sponsored by: AASLD, SSAT, ASGE
Moderators: Jayleen Grams, Birmingham, AL
Barham Abu Dayyeh, Rochester, MN

IMPACT OF OBESITY ON CIRRHOSIS AND LIVER TRANSPLANTATION
Lee M. Kaplan, Boston, MA

LIFESTYLE AND MEDICAL TREATMENT OF OBESITY IN CIRRHOTIC AND LIVER TRANSPLANT PATIENTS
Meagan Gray, Cincinnati, OH

BARIATRIC ENDOSCOPY IN CIRRHOTIC AND LIVER TRANSPLANT PATIENTS - THE QUEST FOR THE HOLY GRAIL
Fateh Bazerbachi, Rochester, MN

BARIATRIC SURGERY IN CIRRHOTIC AND LIVER TRANSPLANT PATIENTS MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU
Julie Heimbach, Rochester, MN

Q&A

CONTINUING CONVERSATIONS
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
S105bc
PLENARY SESSION: ESOPHAGUS, GASTRIC, BARIATRIC, & METABOLIC I
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
S105a
SSAT AND AHPBA JOINT SYMPOSIUM:
CURRENT TREATMENT STRATEGIES FOR GEP-NETS
 
Moderators: Jordan M. Cloyd, Columbus, OH
Julie Hallet, Toronto, ON

SCOPE OF THE PROBLEM
Jordan M. Cloyd, Columbus, OH

ENDOSCOPIC MANAGEMENT OF GEP-NETS
Michelle K. Kim, New York, NY

PANCREATIC NETS: WHEN AND HOW TO RESECT?
Cristina R. Ferrone, Boston, MA

METASTATIC NETS: ROLE OF SURGERY FOR THE PRIMARY?
Flavio G. Rocha, Seattle, WA

NEUROENDOCRINE LIVER METASTASES: RESECTION VS LIVER-DIRECTED THERAPIES
Timothy M. Pawlik, Columbus, OH

EMERGING TARGETED THERAPIES FOR NETS: PRRT AND BEYOND
Irvin M. Modlin, New Haven, CT

PANEL & AUDIENCE DISCUSSION
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
S105d
VIDEO SESSION: SMALL BOWEL, ABDOMINAL WALL, HERNIA, & COLORECTAL
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
S105a
LEGENDS OF DIGESTIVE DISEASE: TOM R. DEMEESTER, MD
 
Moderator: Motaz Qadan, Boston, MA

SSAT LEGEND
Tom R. DeMeester, San Marino, CA

This session will highlight a past leader of the SSAT who was instrumental in establishing and promoting the multi-disciplinary team approach to managing complex digestive diseases. Formatted as a one-on-one interview with audience interaction, this Legends session will capture the pioneering spirit of leaders in medicine who paved a path for discovery, innovation, and improvements in care for patients with digestive disease.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
S105bc
CONTROVERSIES IN GI SURGERY DEBATE:
ARE WE TRAINING TOO MANY HPB SURGEONS?
 
Moderator: Flavio G. Rocha, Seattle, WA

WE HAVE TOO MANY HPB SURGEONS
Keith D. Lillemoe, Boston, MA

WE DON'T HAVE ENOUGH WELL-TRAINED HPB SURGEONS
Melissa Hogg, Chicago, IL TBD
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
S105d
CONTROVERSIES IN GI SURGERY DEBATE:
WATCH AND WAIT OR ALWAYS RESECT RECTAL CANCER?
 
Moderator: Gregory D. Kennedy, Birmingham, AL

TOTAL NEOADJUVANT FOR ALL, WATCH SOME
Julio Garcia-Aguilar, New York, NY

NEOADJUVANT THEN RESECT
Susan Gearhart, Baltimore, MD
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
S100c
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM:
MULTIDISCIPLINARY MANAGEMENT: COLORECTAL DISEASES (ASGE ACCREDITED)
 
Sponsored by: ASGE, SSAT
Moderators: Colleen Kelly, Providence, RI
Amy Lightner, Rochester, MN

FECAL MICROBIOTA TRANSPLANT IN 2020: PILL OR POO?
Aasma Shaukat, Minneapolis, MN

HEMORRHOIDS, FISSURES AND PRURITIS ANI - OH MY!
Phillip Fleshner, New York, NY

ANAL CANCER: WHAT THE GASTROENTEROLOGIST NEEDS TO KNOW
Jessica Korman, Bethesda, MD

PROBLEMATIC PELVIC FLOOR: INCONTINENCE, CONSTIPATION, PROLAPSE
Sarah Vogler, Cleveland, OH

Q&A

CONTINUING CONVERSATIONS
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
S406a
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM:
POUCHES IN IBD CARE
 
Sponsored by: AGA, SSAT
Moderators: Ben Shogan, Chicago, IL
Mark Silverberg, Toronto, ON, Canada

STATE OF THE ART POUCH SURGERY
Anthony de Buck, Toronto, ON, Canada

MEDICAL COMPLICATIONS OF POUCH SURGERY AND HOW TO TREAT THEM
Iris Dotan, Petah Tikva, Israel

GENETIC AND MICROBIAL FACTORS CAUSING POUCH COMPLICATIONS
Mark Silverberg, Toronto, ON, Canada

SURGICAL COMPLICATIONS OF IPAA
Benjamin Shogan, Chicago, IL

MULTI-DISCIPLINARY FOLLOW UP OF THE POUCH PATIENT
Ailsa Hart, Harrow, United Kingdom
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
S105a
MAJA AND FRANK G. MOODY STATE-OF-THE-ART LECTURE:
TITLE TBA
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Hall E
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
S503
Ticketed Session MEET-THE-PROFESSOR LUNCHEON:
IS LOCALLY ADVANCED PANCREAS CANCER NOW OR EVER RESECTABLE?
 
Faculty: Matthew Katz, Houston, TX
Cristina Ferrone, Boston, MA
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S105bc
PUBLIC POLICY & ADVOCACY COMMITTEE PANEL:
IS A SINGLE PAYER SYSTEM BENEFICIAL TO SURGEONS AND OUR PATIENTS?
 
Moderators: Anthony Vine, New York, NY
Peter Muscarella, New York, NY

OVERVIEW SINGLE PAYER SYSTEMS - FRAME THE DEBATE
Keri Seymour, Durham, NC

FAIR HEALTH, THE INSURANCE CRISIS, AND WHY SINGLE PAYER SYSTEMS: "MEDICARE FOR ALL" CANNOT WORK
Mark Reiner, New York, NY

HOW A WELL DESIGNED SINGLE PAYER SYSTEM COULD BENEFIT ALL OF US
Tamar Nobel, New York, NY

PANEL & AUDIENCE DISCUSSION
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S105a
SSAT/ASCRS SYMPOSIUM:
CONTROVERSIES IN THE ILEOANAL POUCH
 
Moderators: Tracy L. Hull, Cleveland, OH
Neil Hyman, Chicago, IL

IS THERE EVER A PLACE FOR A MUCOSECTOMY?
Luca Stocchi, Jacksonville, FL

BOTTOM UP OR TOP DOWN?
Sherief Shawki, Shaker Heights, OH

IPAA FOR CHOHN'S DISEASE?
Scott A. Strong, Chicago, IL

MANAGEMENT OF THE FAILING POUCH
Ravi P. Kiran, New York, NY
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S105d
PLENARY SESSION: HEPATOBILIARY & PANCREAS I
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S100c
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM:
CARE OF THE POST BARIATRIC SURGERY PATIENT (ASGE ACCREDITED)
 
Sponsored by: ASGE, SSAT
Moderators: Ali Tavakkoli, Boston, MA
Christopher C. Thompson, Boston, MA

A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO THE BARIATRIC PATIENT
Allison Schulman, Boston, MA

EVALUATION AND TREATMENT OF ABDOMINAL PAIN POST BARIATRIC SURGERY
Edward Lin, Atlanta, GA

ENDOSCOPIC INTERVENTIONS FOR ADVERSE EVENTS
Leena Khaitan, Cleveland, OH

ENDOSCOPIC TREATMENT OF WEIGHT REGAIN AFTER BARIATRIC SURGERY
Vivek Kumbhari, Baltimore, MD
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
S105d
QUICK SHOT SESSION: SMALL BOWEL, ABDOMINAL WALL, HERNIA, & COLORECTAL I
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
S105bc
QUICK SHOT SESSION: ESOPHAGUS, GASTRIC, BARIATRIC, & METABOLIC II
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
S105a
QUICK SHOT SESSION: HEPATOBILIARY & PANCREAS I
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
S100c
DDW COMBINED TRANSLATIONAL SYMPOSIUM:
APPLICATIONS AND PITFALLS OF LUMEN APPOSING ENDOSCOPIC STENTS
 
Sponsored by: SSAT, ASGE, AGA
Moderators: Eric Pauli, Hershey, PA
Mouen A. Khashab, Baltimore, MD
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
S105a
ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING
Members Only

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