Abstracts Only
SSAT residents Corner
Find SSAT on Facebook SSAT YouTube Channel Follow SSAT on Twitter
46th Annual Meeting | MAY 14-18, 2005 | Chicago, Illinois
Program Book
2005 Program and Abstracts
39 Mutations of the DPC4/ Smad4 Gene in Ampullary Carcinoma
Da-Ming Yang, Tainan Municipal Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan, Taiwan; Yan-Shen Shan, Jenq-Chang Lee, Department of Surgery, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan, Taiwan; Lein-Ray Mo, Tainan Municipal Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan, Taiwan; Pin-Wen Lin, Department of Surgery, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan, Taiwan
40 Randomized Clinical Trial of Day-Care Versus Overnight Stay Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Anders Thune, Dept of Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Molndal, Gotaland, Sweden; Leif Nelvin, Mikael G. Johansson, Dept of Surgery Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset, Molndal, Gotaland, Sweden; Lars Lundell, Dept of Surgery Karolinska Sjukhuset, Huddinge, Svealand, Sweden
41 Differential Role of Nitric Oxide in Longitudinal and Circular Muscle of the Rat Colon
Simon Haefliger, Dept. of Clinical Research, Bern, Bern, Switzerland; Roland Seiler, Andreas Rickenbacher, University of Bern, Bern, Bern, Switzerland; Sidney Shaw, Dept. of Clinical Research, Bern, Bern, Switzerland; Bruno M. Balsiger, Gastroenterology Unit Universtity of Bern, Bern, Bern, Switzerland
42 Robo 1 and Robo 4: Validation of Differentially Expressed Genes Associated with Angiogenesis in Colorectal Cancer
Oliver Doebler, Departement of Surgery Charite-Berlin Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Joern Groene, Heinz J. Buhr, Sarah Bhargava, Department of Surgery, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charité Berlin, Berlin, Berlin, Germany
43 Prevention of Liver Metastasis in Colon Cancer Bearing Mice By Adenovirus B7H3 Gene Therapy
Catalin Mario Lupu, University of Heidelberg, Faculty of Medicine, Heidelberg, Baden Würtenberg, Germany; Christoph Eisenbach, Internal Medicine IV, University of Heidelberg,, Heidelberg, baden Würtenberg, Germany; Ming Xiang, Otto Mayerhof Zentrum, heidelberg, Baden Würtenberg, Germany; Wolfgang Stremmel, Jens Encke, Internal Medicine IV, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Baden Würtenberg, Germany
44 Co2 Abdominal Insufflation Pretreatment Increases Survival Following a Contaminated Laparotomy
Joseph M. Fuentes, Eric J. Hanly, Alexander R. Aurora, Samuel P. Shih, Antonio De Maio, Michael R. Marohn, Mark A. Talamini, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
45 Gene Expression Profiling and Classification in Colorectal Cancer: Statistical Approach and Prognostic Value
Joern Groene, Department of Surgery, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charité-Berlin, Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Eike Staub, MPI for Molecular Genetics, CMB, Berlin, Germany, Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Maya Heinze, Department of Surgery, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charité-Berlin, Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Irina Klaman, Department of Pathology, HELIOS Klinikum Emil von Behring, Berlin, Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Thomas Bruemmendorf, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Benno Mann, Department of Surgery, Augusta-Kranken-Anstalt gGmbH, Bochum, Nordrhein-Westpfahlen, Germany; Heinz J. Buhr, Department of Surgery, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charité-Berlin, berlin, Berlin, Germany
46 Effect of Ischemia on Intestinal Anastamotic Healing: The Role of Hypoxia Induced Angiogenesis
Shahzeer Karmali, Laurie Wallace, Manoj Raval, Gary Martin, Anthony Maclean, Donald Buie, David Sigalet, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
47 MMP-9 Release Is Associated with IGFBP-3 Depletion in the Early Postoperative Period in Patients Undergoing Open Colorectal Resection
Irena Kirman, Columbia University, New York, NY
48 Lack of Anti-Inflammatory Mediators in Ulcerative Colitis: A Possible New Mechanism
Martin Mangino, Lionel Brounts, Bruce Harms, Charles Heise, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
49 Effect of Laparoscopic Versus Open Repair on the Outcome of Peritonitis Induced by Colonic Perforation: An Experimental Study in Pigs
Ronald Matteotti, Weill-Cornell College of Medicine, New York, NY; Michel Gagner, Weill-Cornell College of Medicin, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY; Kazuki Ueda, Weill Cornell College of Medicin, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY; Ahmad Assalia, Rambam Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Haifa, Haifa, Israel
50 Influence of Gender and Aging on Changing Incidence Patterns of Colorectal Cancer in the U.S. Between 1973-2001
Christopher Shepela, Thomas Y. Ma, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
51 Tumor Suppressive Effects of HPP1 Overexpression in Colon Cancer
David Shibata, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Resesarch Institute, Tampa, FL; Li Zhang, Kun Cai, Fumiaki Sato, Stephen Meltzer, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; Timothy Yeatman, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL
52 Treatment with Sirolimus and Intraoperative Hyperthermic Chemoperfusion with Mitomycin C Do Not Alter Anastomotic Stability in Healthy Pigs
Oliver J. Wagner, Roman Inglin, Markus Borner, Daniel Candinas, Bernhard Egger, Department of Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Bern, Bern, Switzerland
53 Up-Regulation of p63 Is a Key Event in Reflux Induced Esophageal Tumors in Rat
Pramod Bonde, Alexey Fomenkov, Yiping Huang, Mark Ferguson, Apoorv Broor, Jiaai Wang, Guy Marti, Mark Duncan, John W. Harmon, Edward erat.edu, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
54 Endoscopic Placement, Long-Term Retention and Removal of Hydrogel Prostheses at the Lower Esophageal Sphincter in Mini-Swine: 3.8 Years Follow-up
David W. Easter, UCSD, San Diego, CA; Glen Lehman, Indiana University Hospital, Indianapolis, IN; Fred J. Clubb, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX; Yelena Tropsha, Medtronic Gastroenterology, Shoreview, MN
55 Matrix Metalloproteinase 2 and Thrombospondin 1: Their Potential As Biomarkers and Their Association in the Development of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
Daniel Vallböhmer, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; Jeffrey H. Peters, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; Hidekazu Kuramochi, Daisuke Shimizu, Department of Biochemistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; Daniel Oh, Departmnet of surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; Steven R. DeMeester, Dpertment of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; Jeffrey A. Hagen, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; Parakrama T. Chandrasoma, Department of Pathology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; Kathleen D. Danenberg, Response Genetics, Inc., Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; Peter V. Danenberg, Department of Biochemistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; Tom R. DeMeester, Dpartment of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
56 Complement Depletion Enhances Pulmonary Inflammatory Response Following Liver Injury
Sean C. Glasgow, Sathyabama Kanakasabai, Krista A. Csontos, Jianluo Jia, Thalachallour Mohanakumar, William C. Chapman, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
57 Functional Comparison of Bone Marrow Derived Liver Stem Cells: Selection Strategy for Cell Based Therapy
Daniel Inderbitzin, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Bern, Switzerland; Itzhak Avital, Department of Surgery, New York, NY; Beat Gloor, Adrian Keogh, Daniel Candinas, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Bern, Switzerland
58 The Regenerative Capacity Is Different in Individual Liver Lobes After Partial Hepatectomy in the Mouse
Daniel Inderbitzin, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Bern; Peter Studer, University Hosptial Bern, Bern, Bern, Switzerland; Daniel Sidler, Adrian Keogh, Beat Gloor, Daniel Candinas, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Bern, Switzerland
59 Mouse Liver Anatomy From a Microsurgical Point of View
Daniel Inderbitzin, Daniel Sidler, Peter Studer, Beat Gloor, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Bern, Switzerland; Valentin Djonov, University Bern, Bern, Bern, Switzerland; Daniel Candinas, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Bern, Switzerland
60 NF-KappaB and COX-2 Inhibitors Provide Complementary Growth Inhibition in Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma Through Apoptosis and Cyclind1 Mediated G0/G1 Arrest
Matthew C. Ralstin, Earl Gage, Michele Yip-Schneider, Patrick J. Klein, Eric A. Wiebke, Keith D. Lillemoe, C. M. Schmidt, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
61 Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) Is Important for Hepatic Regeneration Following Partial Hepatectomy
Xiaodan Ren, Kent Johnson, Roscoe Warner, Lisa M. Colletti, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
62 Alkaline Phosphatase Attenuates Liver and Lung Injury in a Model of Liver Ischemia-Reperfusion with Partial Hepatectomy in Rats
Suzanne Q. Veen, Arlène K. Vliet, Sander Dinant, Thomas M. Gulik, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
63 The Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor-Gamma Agonist, Troglitazone, Ameliorates the Severity of Acute Pancreatitis Via Upregulation of the NFkappa-B Inhibitor, IkappaBalpha
Matthew A. Firpo, Sharon Sudarshan, Michael D. Rollins, Sean J. Mulvihill, Robert E. Glasgow, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
64 Local and Systemic Effects of Hypertonic Solution (NacI 7with5%) in Experimental Acute Pancreatitis
Marcel C. Machado, Ana Maria M. Coelho, Vera Pontieri, Sandra N. Sampietre, Nilza A. Molan, Francisco Soriano, Andre S. Matheus, Rosely A. Patzina, Jose Eduardo M. Cunha, Irineu T. Velasco, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
65 Effect of Inhibition of TNF-A in Experimental Acute Pancreatitis: A Study of Systemic Inflammatory Process, Pancreatic Infection, and Mortality Rate
Andre S. Matheus, Ana Maria M. Coelho, Sandra N. Sampietre, Jose Eduardo M. Cunha, Marcel C. Machado, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
66 Antisense Therapy Specific To Mutated K-Ras Gene in Hamster Experimental Pancreatic Cancer Model In Vitro and In Vivo: Is There Some Promise in This Approach?
Cintia Yoko Morioka, Marcel C. Machado, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Seiji Saito, 3rd Depart of Internal Medicine, Toyama, Toyama, Japan; Gabriela I. Yamago, Okayama University Medical School, Okayama, Okayama, Japan; Andre S. Matheus, Jose E. Cunha, Jose Jukemura, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Akiharu Watanabe, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Toyama, Toyama, Japan
67 The Role of P65 Nf-kB/ReIA in Pancreatitis-Induced Kupffer Cell Apoptosis
Yanhua Peng, Scott F. Gallagher, University of South Florida Health Science Center, Tampa, FL; Regine Landman, University Hospital Basel Switzerland, Tampa, FL; Krista Haines, Michel Murr, University of South Florida Health Science Center, Tampa, FL
68 Role of Enteral Exclusion of Bile-Pancreatic Juice in Akt/NF-KappaB Pathway Activation and MCP-1/RANTES Overproduction in Ligation-Induced Acute Pancreatitis
Isaac Samuel, Smita Zaheer, Asgar Zaheer, Mark Yorek, Rory Fisher, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
69 Trypsin Activation Is Followed By Pancreatic Polyamine Depletion in Severe Sublethal Acute Pancreatitis Model
Haitao Jin, Teemu Lämsä, Juhani Sand, Sari Räty, Gastroenterol and Alimentary Tract Surg, Tampere Univ Hosp, FINLAND, Tampere, Europe, Finland; Karl-Heinz Herzig, A.I. VIrtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences, Kuopio, Europe, Finland; Leena Alhonen, A.I.Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences, Kuopio, Europe, Finland; Isto Nordback, Gastroenterol and Alimentary Tract Surg, Tampere Univ Hosp, FINLAND, Tampere, Europe, Finland
70 Endotoxin Stimulates No Production But Not TNF in An Experimental Model of Severe Acute Pancreatitis
Lourenilson J. Souza, University of Sao Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; Marina T. Shio, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao paulo, Brazil; Nilza A. Molan, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; Paulo R. Viana, José Eduardo M. Cunha, Sonia Jancar, Marcel C. Machado, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
71 Anti-Reg I and III Antibodies Worsen Pancreatitis In Vivo
Domenico Viterbo, Martin Bluth, Cathy M. Mueller, Gordon Callender, Yin-yao Lin, Shirley Murray, Victor Ocasio, Theresa DiMaio, Michael Zenilman, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
72 Intra-Abdominal Inflammation Stimulates Rat Intestinal Glutamine Absorption
Haroon Choudry, Wiley Souba, QengHe Meng, Anne Karinch, ChengMao Lin, Ming Pan, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA
73 Epithelial NFkB Activation Is Critical in TNF Mediated Increases in Intestinal Tight Junction Permeability
Christopher Chow, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; Zheng Zhang, 300 E Superior St, Chicago, IL; Yueming Tang, David Ivancic, Terrence Barrett, Jonathan Fryer, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
74 Fecal Stream Is Essential for Adaptive Induction of Glucose-Coupled Na Transport (Glu/Na Tr) in the Remnant Ileum After Total Proctocolectomy (TPC)
Sho Haneda, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
75 The Circadian Periodicity of Hexose Transporter Mrna and Protein Levels in the Rat Jejunum: Role of Vagal Innervation
Scott G. Houghton, Abdalla E. Zarroug, Judith A. Duenes, Michael G. Sarr, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
76 Immune-Enhancing Diet Promotes Immune Response During Chronic Sepsis in Rats
Ryan T. Hurt, Paul J. Matheson, Michael P. Mays, R. N. Garrison, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
77 Genetic Differentiation of Neuroendocrine and Adenocarcinoid Appendiceal Tumors
Irvin M. Modlin, Igor Latic, Mark Kidd, Shrikant Mane, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
78 Does Total Colectomy Alter Motor Inhibitory Effect of Ileal Brake?
MUNENORI NAGAO, Chikashi Shibata, Yuji Funayama, Kouhei Fukushima, Ken-ichi Takahashi, Fumito Saijo, Sho Haneda, Kazuhiro Watanabe, Katsuyoshi Kudoh, Atsushi Kohyama, Iwao Sasaki, Department of surgery, Tohoku university school of medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
79 Peristaltic Inhibition Not Volume Is the Important Functional Principle of Ileal J- and Transverse Ileal-Pouch Procedures in Pigs
Friedrich Hubertus Schmitz-Winnenthal, University of Heidelberg, Department of Surgery, Heidelberg, Badenwürtemberg, Germany; Martina Kadmon, University of Heidelberg, Department of Surgery, Heidelberg, Badenwürtemberg; Erwin Schwab, Bruno Schmidt, Ulf Hinz, University of Heidelberg, Department of Surgery, Heidelberg, Badenwürtemberg, Germany; Rainer Nobiling, University of Heidelberg, Department of Physiology, Heidelberg, Badenwürtemberg, Germany; Karin Blaeuer, Markus W. Büchler, University of Heidelberg, Department of Surgery, Heidelberg, Badenwürtemberg, Germany; Kaspar Z’graggen, Klinik Beau-Site Hirslanden, Bern, Bern, Germany
80 Role of T-Cell Specific NF-KappaB (NFkB) Activation in Small Bowel (SB) Allograft Rejection in a Mouse Model of Orthotopic SB Transplantation
Zheng Zhang, Christopher J. Chow, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; David Ivancic, Mary Hummel, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; Jonathan P. Fryer, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
81 Protection Induced by Ischemic Preconditioning Is Completely Abolished in Portal Hypertensive Gastric Mucosa: Impaired PI 3-Kinase/Akt Signaling As a Major Mechanism?
Tomohiko Akahoshi, University of California, Irvine; Kyushu University, Long Beach, CA; Tetsuya Tanigawa, University of California, Irvine, Long Beach, CA; Manith Norng, VA Long Beach Healthcare System, Long Beach, CA; I. J. Sarfeh, VA Long Beach Healthcare System; University of California, Irvine, Long Beach, CA; Makoto Hashizume, Yoshihiko Maehara, Kyushu University, Long Beach, CA; Michael K. Jones, VA Long Beach Healthcare System, University of California, Irvine, Long Beach, CA
82 Leptin Prolongs Gastric Cell Life In Vitro
My Linh Nguyen, Michael Rutten, Kathy Bacon, Tom Kay, Robert O'Rourke, Brett Sheppard, Donald Trunkey, Clifford Deveney, OHSU, Portland, OR
83 Objective Evidence That Bariatric Surgery Improves Obesity-Related Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Rodrigo Gonzalez, Krista L. Haines, Taylor Martin, Ali Kandil, Robert Dragotti, Lana G. Nelson, Lisa Saff-Koche, Scott F. Gallagher, Michel M. Murr, University of South Florida Health Science Center, Tampa, FL
84 Differential Effects of Adjustable Gastric Banding and Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass in Rats
Shishir K. Maithel, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brookline, MA; Nicholas Stylopoulos, MGH Weight Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; Daniel B. Jones, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA; Lee M. Kaplan, MGH Weight Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
85 Can the MELD Score Predict Peri-Operative Morbidity for Patients with Liver Cirrhosis Undergoing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy?
Juliane Bingener, Dept of Surgery, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX; Diane Esker, UTHSCSA, Dept of Surgery, San Antonio, TX; Kenneth R. Sirinek, Dept of Surgery, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX; Alejandro Mejia, Dept of Surgery, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX
86 Concomitant Biliary Pancreatitis and Acute Cholecystitis
Danielle M. Dietz, Harry Sell, The Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
87 Endoscopic Sphincterotomy Permits Safe Interval Cholecystectomy in Patients with Moderately Severe Gallstone Pancreatitis
Timothy R. Heider, UNC Department of Surgery, Chapel Hill, NC; Ian Grimm, Alphonso Brown, Kevin E. Behrns, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
88 Laparoscopic Treatment for Choledochal Cysts
Edward Esteves, Goiás Federal University, Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil; Laura Helman, Uberlândia Federal University, Uberlândia, Minas Gerais; Eriberto Clemente, Goiás Federal University, Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil; Miguel Ottaiano, Goiás Federal University, Goiânia, Goiás; Ruy E. Pereira, Goiás Federal University, Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil
89 The Indications for Selective Intraoperative Cholangiography Should Include Hyperbilirubinemia or a Dilated Bile Duct and Not Elevated Liver Function Tests or Biliary Pancreatitis
Ed Livingston, Robert V. Rege, UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX
90 Laparoscopic Transduodenal Spincteroplasty
Martin A. Makary, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; Hazem Elariny, Inova Health System, Vienna, VA
91 When Should We Perform Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy on Patients with Acute Cholangitis Resolved After Complete Clearance of Common Bile Duct Stones By ERCP?
Enders K. Ng, Nancy C. Ng, Frances K. Cheung, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong; Tak L. Leung, Department of Surgery, Fanling, New Territories, Hong Kong; Wilfred L. Mui, Philip W. Chiu, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong; Paul B. Lai, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, s, New Territories, Hong Kong
92 Cholecystectomy or Not? That Is the Question: Analysis of Gallbladder Pathology in Bariatric Surgery Patients
Ana M. Parsee, Krista L. Haines, Scott F. Gallagher, Michel M. Murr, University of South Florida Health Science Center, Tampa, FL
93 Suspected Bile Duct Stones Before Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Impact of Patient Selection on ERCP Utilization
Glenn Gross, Laura Rosenkranz, Juliane Bingener, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; Melanie Richards, University of Texas Health Science at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; Wayne Schwesinger, Kenneth Sirinek, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
94 Role of Interventional Radiology in Multidisciplinary Care of 200 Bile Duct Injuries Sustained During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Jason K. Sicklick, Melissa S. Camp, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD; Keith D. Lillemoe, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN; Genevieve B. Melton, Charles J. Yeo, Kurtis A. Campbell, Mark A. Talamini, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD; Henry A. Pitt, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN; JoAnn Coleman, Patricia A. Sauter, Jeff F. Geschwind, Anthony C. Venbrux, John L. Cameron, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
95 Can Acute Appendicitis Be Treated by Antibiotics Alone
Sadie Ahanchi, Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL; Katherine J. Liu, Rush University, Chicago, IL; Robert Walter, Irene Lin, Mark Pisaneschki, Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL
96 Long Term Outcomes Following Laparoscopic Surgery for Rectal Cancer
Mehran Anvari, Mark A. Watson, Cliff Sample, Allan Okrainec, Daniel W. Birch, Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
97 Prolonged Postoperative Ileus: Definition, Risk Factors and Predictors in Patients Undergoing Open Colorectal Surgery
Avo Artinyan, Joseph W. Nunoo-Mensah, Rahila Essani, Swarna Balasubramaniam, Jim Gauderman, Claudia Gonzalez-Ruiz, Petar Vukasin, Andreas M. Kaiser, Robert W. Beart, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
98 Rifaximin Is An Effective Antibiotic for the Treatment of Pouchitis
Leonard Baidoo, Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; Rabi Kundu, Chinyu Su, James D. Lewis, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; Robert Stein, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA; Wojciech Bronski, Gary R. Lichtenstein, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
99 Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding in An Urbanemergency Hospital: Findings and Outcomes in 657 Patients
Choichi Sugawa, Jason M. Blocksom, Hiromi Ono, Charles E. Lucas, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
100 Severe Lower GI Bleeding in a Western Population: Right-Sided Colonic Diverticular Disease Is the Most Common Etiology for Positive Angiography
Pierre Charbonnet, Jaroslava Toman, Pascal Gervaz, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, AE, Switzerland; Christophe Becker, 24 rue Micheli-du-Crest, Geneva, AE, Switzerland; Philippe Morel, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, AE, Switzerland
101 Laparoscopic Application of Flexible Stapling System in GI-Surgery
Karl H. Fuchs, Lothar Brandt, Klaus Grundmann, Markus-Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany, Germany; Wolfram Breithaupt, Markus-Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany
102 Mapping the Rectum: Spatial Analysis of Transanal Endoscopic microsurgical Outcomes Using Geographic Information System (GIS) Technology
Sabha Ganai, Jane L. Garb, Prathima Kanumuri, Roshni S. Rao, Albert I. Alexander, Richard B. Wait, Baystate Medical Center / Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA
103 Outcome of Surgery for Rectal Cancer in Octogenarians
Elizabeth Andereggen, Pascal Gervaz, Philippe Morel, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, AE, Switzerland
104 Lymph Node Retrieval After Abdominoperineal Resection: A Comparison of Rectal and Anal Cancer
Alain Sermier, Pascal Gervaz, Philippe Morel, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, AE, Switzerland
105 Assessment of Quality of Life After Abdominoperineal Resection: A Prospective Longitudinal Study
Pascal Gervaz, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, AE, Switzerland; abdelkarim allal, University Hopsital Geneva, geneva, AE, Switzerland; Philippe Morel, Béatrice Mugnier-Konrad, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, AE, Switzerland
106 Colorectal Cancer Among Solid-Organ Transplant Recipients
Erik Johnson, John Pirsch, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; Charles Heise, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI
107 Self-Expanding Metallic Stent As a Bridge to Surgery Versus Emergency Operation for Obstructing Left Sided Colorectal Cancer: A Case-Matched Study
Wai Lun LAW, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen M, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Ka Chun Ng, Yee Man Lee, Judy W. Ho, Hok Kwok Choi, Chi Leung Seto, Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
108 PDX-1 and p16 Expression Levels Are Elevated in Human Colon Cancer
Zhijun LI, Shihe Liu, Xiao-Ping Wang, F. Charles Brunicardi, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
109 An Initial Evaluation of Pelvic Floor Function and Quality of Life of Classic Bladder Exstrophy Patients Who Have Undergone Ureterosigmoidostomy
Jennifer Miles-Thomas, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD; Susan Gearhart, The Johns Hopkins Hosptial, Baltimore, MD; John P. Gearhart, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
110 Crohn's Disease (CD) Developing After Surgery for Ulcerative Colitis (UC) or Indeterminate Colitis (IC) Comparison of Evolution After Colectomy and Ileorectal Anastomosis (IRA) and Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis (IPAA)
Isabelle Nion-Larmurier, Pauline Afchain, Laurent Beaugerie, Jean-Pierre Gendre, Gastroenterologie, Paris, 75, France; Emmanuel Tiret, Chirurgie, Paris, 75, France; Rolland Parc, Chirurgie, Paris, 75; Jacques Cosnes, Hopital St-Antoine, Paris, PARIS, 75, France
111 Preoperative Chemoradiation Therapy and Sphincter-Saving Operations for Distal Rectal Cancer: Is There Still Place for Abdominal-Perineal Resection?
Angelita Habr-Gama, University of Sao Paulo Colorectal Surgery Division, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil; Rodrigo O. Perez, University of Sao Paulo Surgery of the Alimentary Tract Division, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil; Afonso H. Sousa, Sylvio F. Bocchinni, University of Sao Paulo Colorectal Surgery Division, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil; Igor Proscurshim, University of Sao Paulo Surgery of the Alimentary Tract Division, Sao Paulo, sp, Brazil; Desiderio R. Kiss, University of Sao Paulo Colorectal Surgery Division, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil; Joaquim Gama-Rodrigues, University of Sao Paulo Surgery of the Alimentary Tract Division, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
112 Mucinous Type Distal Rectal Adenocarcinoma: Results Following Preoperative Chemoradiation Therapy
Rachel B. Rossine, Rodrigo O. Perez, University of Sao Paulo Surgery of the Alimentary Tract Division, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil; Angelita Habr-Gama, University of Sao Paulo Surgery of the Alimentary Tract Division, SP, sp, Brazil; Viviane Rawet, Afonso H. Sousa, Sidney Arazawa, Desiderio Kiss, Joaquim G. Rodrigues, University of Sao Paulo Surgery of the Alimentary Tract Division, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil; Roger Coser, University of Sao Paulo Colorectal Surgery Division, sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
113 Results of Laparoscopically Guided and Open Colectomy-Proctomucosectomy in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis and FAP
Joerg-Peter Ritz, Charite Campus Benjamin Franklin Dept of Surgery I, Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Anton J. Kroesen, Charite Campus Benjamin Franklin, Department of General Surgery, Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Heinz J. Buhr, Charite, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Department of General Surgery, Berlin, Berlin, Germany
114 Does Gum Chewing Ameliorate Postoperative Ileus? Results of a Prospective, Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial
Flavio G. Rocha, Evan Matros, Stanley W. Ashley, Elizabeth Breen, Brent T. Shoji, David I. Soybel, Michael J. Zinner, Ronald Bleday, Edward E. Whang, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
115 A Randomized Controlled Trial on the Anti-Diarrheic Effect of Polycarbophil Calcium After Ileal J-Pouch Anal Anastomosis for Ulcerative Colitis
Chikashi Shibata, Yuji Funayama, Kouhei Fukushima, Ken-ichi Takahashi, Munenori Nagao, Sho Haneda, Kazuhiro Watanabe, Katsuyoshi Kudoh, Atsushi Kohyama, Iwao Sasaki, Department of Surgery, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
116 Chronic Pouchitis Following Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis for Ulcerative Colitis
Matthias Turina, Connie J. Pennington, Jennifer Kimberling, Susan Galandiuk, Price Institute of Surgical Research, Louisville, KY
117 Intraoperative Endoscopy Improves Outcomes of Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery
Syed I. Ahmed, Dmitry Oleynikov, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
118 Feasibility and Safety of Intraoperative Measurement of Gastroesophageal Junction Distensibility (GEJD) in Achalasia Patients
Shailesh Bajaj, Dennis Blom, Jianxiang Liu, Candy Hofmann, Tanya Rittmann, Tom Derksen, Hyun Lim, Reza Shaker, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
119 Failure of the "tailored" myotomy for achalasia: analysis of redo laparoscopic procedures.
Eric L. Bédard, Joseph Mamazza, St-Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Eric C. Poulin, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Christopher M. Schlachta, St-Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
120 Long-Term Results of Laparoscopic Myotomy: Follow-Up Study of Fifty Patients
Barry R. Berch, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN; Raymond D. Nava, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN; Alfonso Torquati, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN; Kenneth W. Sharp, William O. Richards, Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
121 Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication Significantly Decreases Gastroesophageal Junction Distensibility
Dennis Blom, Shailesh Bajaj, Jianxing Liu, Osamu Kawamura, Candy Hofmann, Tanya Rittmann, Ronald Arndorfer, Gary Korus, Thomas Derksen, Reza Shaker, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
122 Neoadjuvant Chemoirradiation Compared with Definitive Chemoirradiation As a Curative Therapy for Squamous-Cell Carcinoma Of the Esophagus: A Case Control Study
Frances K. Cheung, Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Philip W. Chiu, Angus C. Chan, Wilfred L. Mui, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Alex Au-yeung, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Candice Lam, Enders K. Ng, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
123 The Presence of Metastatic Abdominal Lymph Node Does Not Affect the Survival Rate for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Esophagus After Two Field Esophagectomy
Philip Wai Yan Chiu, Sok Fei Hon, Wilfred L. Mui, Frances K. Cheung, Alex Au-yeung, Candice C. Lam, Enders K. Ng, Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
124 Quality of Life in GERD Patients: Medical Treatment Versus Antireflux Surgery
Ruxandra Ciovica, Michael Gadenstätter, Dept. of Surgery, General Hospital of Krems, Krems, Niederösterreich, Austria; Anton Klingler, Dept. of Surgery, University Hospital of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Tirol, Austria; Katja Ruzicka, Otto Riedl, Gerhard P. Schwab, Dept. of Surgery, General Hospital of Krems, Krems, Niederösterreich, Austria
125 A Previous Treatment with Botulinum Toxin Injections Jeopardizes the Final Results of Subsequent Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy for Esophageal Achalasia
Mario Costantini, Giovanni Zaninotto, Giuseppe Portale, Emanuela Guirroli, Christian Rizzetto, Loredana Nicoletti, Renato Salvador, Martina Ceolin, Ermanno Ancona, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Padova, Outside US, Italy
126 Connective Tissue Disorders and Gastroesophageal Disease: Role of Esophageal Function Tests
Tanuja Damani, Pietro Tedesco, Adam T. Meneghetti, Marco G. Patti, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
127 Intraoperative Endoscopy Findings with Technical Correlation To Laparoscopic Fundoplications
CESAR O. DECANINI, GUILLERMO BECERRIL-MARTINEZ, ALBERTO FARCA, FRANCISCO J. FOURNIER, ANTONIO G. SPAVENTA, AMERICAN BRITISH COWDRAY MEDICAL CENTER, I.A.P., MEXICO CITY, MEXICO D.F., Mexico
128 The Evolution, Duration and Personal Impact of Flatulence After Nissen Fundoplication
Christy M. Dunst, Steven R. DeMeester, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; Usha Desai, University of Southern California, Los California, CA; Jeffrey A. Hagen, Tom R. DeMeester, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
129 Personal Impact of Abdominal Cramping and Bloating After Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
Christy M. Dunst, Steve R. DeMeester, Usha Desai, Jeffrey A. Hagen, Tom R. DeMeester, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
130 Antireflux Surgery for Barrett's Esophagus: Comparative Results of the Nissen and the Collis-Nissen Operations
Long-Qi Chen, Pasquale Ferraro, Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Jocelyne Martin, Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, Montreal, Québec, Canada; André Duranceau, Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada
131 Prospective Assessment of Clinical, Radiographic, and Endoscopic Predictors for Achalasia
Lorenzo Ferri, University of Toronto, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Linda Miller, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario; Gail Darling, University of Toronto, Toronto, Onatrio, Canada
132 Early Surgical Outcomes for Type II and III Paraesophageal Hernia Is Dependent Upon the Surgical Approach
Craig P. Fischer, University of Texas - Houston, Houston, TX
133 Progression of Barrett-Esophagus Under Antireflux-Therapy
Karl H. Fuchs, Markus-Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany, Germany; Martin Fein, Joern Maroske, University Hospital Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany, Germany; Wolfram Breithaupt, Isolde Hammer, Markus-Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany, Germany
134 Outcome of Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery for Barrett's Esophagus
Suad A. Gholoum, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Serge Mayrand, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Victoria Marcus, Liane S. Feldman, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Donna D. Stanbridge, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Gerald M. Fried, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
135 Esophageal Lenghtening: Does it Influence the Recurrence Rate After Transabdominal Hiatal Hernia Repair?
Scott G. Houghton, Claude Deschamps, Stephen D. Cassivi, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN; Francis C. Nichols, Mayo College of Medicine, Rochester, MN; Mark S. Allen, Peter C. Pairolero, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
136 Esophagectomy Can Be Performed Safely in Patients Over Seventy Years Old
Anna Ibele, Patrick R. Pfau, Deepak V. Gopal, James P. Thomas, niloo m. Edwards, tracey weigel, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
137 Assessment of Diaphragmatic Stressors As Risk Factors for Failure of Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication and Postoperative Hiatal Hernia Formation
Atif Iqbal, Ganesh V. Kakarlapudi, Creighton University, Omaha, NE; Ziad T. Awad, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; Gleb Haynatzki, Creighton University, Omaha, NE; Kiran Turaga, Resident, Creighton University, Omaha, NE; Mumnoon Haider, Research fellow, Creighton University, Omaha, NE; Sumeet K. Mittal, Creighton University, Omaha, NE; Charles J. Filipi, Professor of Surgery,, Omaha, NE
138 A Novel, Comprehensive Model of Paraesophageal Hernias
Stephen M. Kavic, Ross Segan, Ivan George, Patricia Turner, Adrian Park, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
139 Morbid Obesity in Patients with Achalasia: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Conundrum
Gary Korus, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA; Dennis Blom, Jianxiang Liu, Candy L. Hofmann, Benson T. Massey, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
140 Role of Calcitonin Gene Related Peptide in Esophageal Hypersensitivity of Non-Erosive Reflux Disease
Zhaoshen Li, Xiaorong Xu, Duowu Zou, Min Yang, Guoming Xu, Yanfang Gong, Xiaohua Man, Jianping Lu, Changhai Hospital , Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, Shanghai, China
141 Nissen Fundoplication Surgery for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Patients Does Not Improve Gastric Emptying of a Solid Meal
Richard McCallum, Cris Schultz, Michael Moncure, Irene Sarosiek, Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, KS; Dustin Wiemers, Kansas University School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS
142 Re-Implantation of the Phrenoesophageal Ligament During Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
Samir Mehta, Andrew Hindmarsh, Richard Lowndes, Michael Rhodes, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
143 Esophageal Mucosal Damage Promotes Dysmotility and Worsens Esophageal Acid Exposure
Adam T. Meneghetti, Pietro Tedesco, Tanuja Damani, Marco Patti, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
144 Nissen Versus Toupet Fundoplication in the Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Jaimie D. Nathan, Brooke Frankel, Kori Jaben, James D. Reynolds, Roberto J. Manson, Theodore N. Pappas, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC; W S. Eubanks, University of Missouri Health Care, Columbia, MO; Sandhya A. Lagoo-Deenadayalan, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
145 Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication in Patients with Severe Esophageal Dysmotility
Yuri W. Novitsky, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC; Gordie K. Kaban, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA; Andrew G. Harrell, Michael J. Rosen, Timothy S. Kuwada, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC; Kent W. Kercher, Carolinas Medical Center, c, NC; Demetrius E. Litwin, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA; B. T. Heniford, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, ND
146 Long-Term Outcome After Esophagectomy for High-Grade Dysplasia or Cancer Found During Surveillance for Barrett's Esophagus
Lily Chang, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA; Brant Oelschlager, Elina Quiroga, Juan D. Parra, Michael Mulligan, Douglas Wood, Carlos Pellegrini, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA
147 The Potential Role of Impedance in the Evaluation of Post: Fundoplication Dysphagia
Taner Yigit, Elina Quiroga, Brant K. Oelschlager, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
148 Effectiveness of Concurrent Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy for Stage III or IV Esophageal Squamous Carcinoma
Yoshiaki Osaka, Department of Surgery, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; Yu Takagi, Department of Surgery, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; Akihiko Tsuchida, Sumito Hoshino, Shingo Tachibana, Motoo Shinohara, Takashi Ogata, Tatsuya Aoki, Department of Surgery, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
149 A New Non-Invasive Method for the Assessment of Swallowing
Majid Hashemi, Royal Free and University College London, London, London, United Kingdom (Great Britain); Judith Pearson, Ben Timmis, James Malone-Lee, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, London, United Kingdom (Great Britain); Mana Khafaf, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, London; Evelyn Abberton, Adrian Fourcin, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
150 Objective Measurement of Voice Irregularity Associated with Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease
Judith Pearson, Marc Winslet, James Malone-Lee, Evelyn Abberton, Laurence Lovat, Adrian Fourcin, Majid Hashemi, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
151 The Outcome of Esophagectomy in the Elderly
Bareld Pultrum, GUMC Groningen University Medical Center, The Netherlands, Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands; Henderik van Westreenen, James van Bastelaar, Maarten Nijsten, Gooitzen van Dam, John Plukker, GUMC Groningen University Medical Center, Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
152 Does Splenectomy Influence the Outcome of Esophagectomy?
Bareld Pultrum, GUMC Groningen University Medical Center, The Netherlands, Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands; Henderik van Westreenen, GUMC Groningen University Medical Center, Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands; James van Bastelaar, GUMC Groningen University Medical Center, Groningen, Groningen; Maarten Nijsten, Gooitzen van Dam, John Plukker, GUMC Groningen University Medical Center, Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
153 Impedance Improves Understanding of Esophageal Motility Before Antireflux Surgery
Elina Quiroga, Brant K. Oelschlager, The Swallowing Center - University of Washington, Seattle, WA
154 LES Pressures Prior to Myotomy Do Not Impact Symptoms Before or After Heller Myotomy or Reductions in Symptoms with Heller Myotomy
Alexander S. Rosemurgy, Desiree Villadolid, Donald P. Thometz, Steven Rakita, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
155 Age, More Than Duration of Symptoms, Impacts Symptoms of Achalasia and Outcomes After Myotomy
Alexander Rosemurgy, Desiree Villadolid, Donald Thometz, Brian Boe, Steven Rakita, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
156 Thin-Layer Ablation of Intestinal Metaplasia with High-Grade Dysplasia in Esophagectomy Patients Using a Bipolar Radiofrequency Balloon Device (BARRx System)
C. Daniel Smith, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; Brian J. Dunkin, Pablo Bejarano, Jose Martinez, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL; Raman Muthusamy, Marco Patti, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; W. Scott Melvin, Ohio State University School of Medicine, Columbus, OH
157 Transformation of Cardiac Mucosa After Antireflux Surgery
Chadin Tharavej, Jeffrey A. Hagen, Parakrama T. Chandrasoma, Steve R. DeMeester, Marco Santo, John C. Lipham, Cedric G. Bremner, Tom R. DeMeester, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
158 ASA Physical Class IV Predicts Decreased Survival in Stage III Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
Daniel Tseng, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR
159 Disturbance of Cellular Immunity But Not Viral Reactivation Can Predict Outcome After Major Esophageal or Pancreatic Resections
Thomas Vogel, Rudite Vadonis, Norbert Senninger, Joerg Haier, University Hospital Muenster, Dept. General Surgery, Muenster, Germany, Germany
160 The Clinical Significance of Routine Postoperative 24-Hour pH Studies in Nissen Fundoplication
Jason T. Wong, Legacy Health System Minimally Invasive Surgery Division, Portland, OR; Yashodhan S. Khajanchee, Legacy Health System Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Portland, OR; Lee L. Swanstrom, Legacy Minimally Invasive Surgery Division, Portland, OR
161 Expression Level of Substance P in Esopheageal Mucosa in Patients with Non-Erosive Reflux Disease
Duowu Zou, Xiaorong Xu, Zhaoshen Li, Min Yang, Zhenxing Sun, Guoming Xu, Yanfang Gong, Jianping Lu, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, Shanghai, China
162 Hepatic Resection for Non-Colorectal, Non-Neuroendocrine Metastases
Fernando Cordera, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
163 Comparison of Ablative Cytoreduction with or without Resection Versus Resection Alone for Hepatic Colorectal Metastases
Perry Shen, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC; Jamie Forrest, Wake Forest Physician Assistant Program, Winston-Salem, NC; Jose Rodriguez, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC; Aaron Carter, Ron Zagoria, Russell Howerton, Edward Levine, Thomas McCoy, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
164 Multiple Cool Tip Radiofrequency Ablation Probes and a Switching Controller Compared to Standard Clustered Radiofrequency Probes in the Porcine Model
David A. Iannitti, Dionisios Vrochides, Jason McKee, Damian E. Dupuy, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI
165 Clinical Significance of Laparoscopic Splenectomy for Hypersplenism of Liver Cirrhosis
HIROFUMI KAWANAKA, Department od Surgery and Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan; Morimasa Tomikawa, Deparment of Surgery and Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan; Shohei Yamaguchi, Nao Kinjo, Department of Surgery and Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan; Daisuke Yoshida, Department of disaster and emergency medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan; Kouzou Konishi, Department of surgery and science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan; Kazuo Tanoue, Department of Surgery and Science, Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan; Makoto Hashizume, Department of disaster and emergency medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan; Yoshihiko Maehara, Department of surgery and science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan
166 Gastric Reduction Duodenal Switch Operation Has No Detrimental Effects on Hepatic Function and Improves Hepatic Steatosis
Ara Keshishian, Delano surgical Group, Delano, CA
167 High Rates of Gallbladder Cancer in New Zealand Maori: An Interplay of Disease and Social Factors
Jonathan Koea, Auckland Hospital, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand; Andrew Sporle, University of Auckland, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
168 Microwave Ablation with Dual Loop Probes: Results of a Phase I Clinical Trial
Kenneth Meredith, fred lee, david m. mahvi, univ of wisconsin, madison, WI
169 Do Aggressive Surgeries Improve the Prognosis of the Colorectal Liver Metastases?
zenichi morise, Dept of Surgery, fujita health university school of medicine, toyoake, aichi, Japan; Atsushi Sugioka, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, aichi, Japan; Junko Fujita, Sojun Hoshimoto, Takazumi Kato, Akitake Hasumi, Department of Surgery, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, toyoake, aichi, Japan; Takashi Suda, Hiromichi Negi, Yoshinobu Hattori, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, toyoake, aichi, Japan; Kotaro Maeda, Department of Surgery, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, toyoake, aichi, Japan; Takahiko Funabiki, Fujita Health Univ Schl of Medicine, toyoake, aichi, Japan
170 Ninety Five Cases of Liver Transplantation Using Campath-1H Induction Immunosuppression
Panagiotis Tryphonopoulos, David M. Levi, Juan R. Madariaga, Seigo Nishida, Tomoaki Kato, Jang Moon, Genarro Selvaggi, Debbie Weppler, Phillip Ruiz, Andreas G. Tzakis, University of Miami, Miami, FL
171 Predictors of ICU Admission and Related Outcome for Patients After Pancreaticoduodenectomy
David Bentrem, JenJen Yeh, Ravi Kiran, Stephen Pastores, Neil Halpern, Murray Brennan, Yuman Fong, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NEW YORK, NY
172 Surgical Decision Making in the Treatment of Cystic Pancreatic Lesions: What Is the Role of EUS +/- FNA?
Michael J. Cleary, Diane M. Simeone, James M. Scheiman, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
173 Risk Adjusted Prediction of Operative Morbidity in Patients Undergoing Pancreatoduodenectomy with the Use of Possum
S.M.M. de Castro, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands; J.T. Houwert, Academical Medical Center, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands; K.F.D. Kuhlmann, Academica Medical Center, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands; O.R.C. Busch, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands; T.M. van Gulik, Academica Medical Center, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands; H. Obertop, D.J. Gouma, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands
174 Splenic Preservation During Laparoscopic Pancreatic Tail Resection
alison fecher, theodore pappas, aurora pryor, duke, durham, NC
175 Factors Influencing Occurrence, Duration and Severity of Early Organ Dysfunction (OD) in Severe Acute Pancreatitis (SAP)
Markus Gass, Beat Muggli, Markus Wagner, Eliane Angst, Daniel Inderbitzin, Daniel Candinas, Beat Gloor, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Bern, Bern, Switzerland
176 Health Related Quality of Life Is Not Adversely Affected by Operation in Patients with Unresectable Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
Thomas J. Howard, Ron M. Brooks, James A. Madura, Kathy A. McGreevy, Seth A. Moore, Jian Yu, Faouzi Azzouz, Thomas F. Imperiale, John M. DeWitt, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
177 Combined Role of Diagnostic Laparoscopy and CA19-9 Level in Staging of Pancreatic Cancer
Andreas Karachristos, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; Sam Litwin, Fox-Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA; John Hoffman, Fox-Chase, Philadelphia, PA
178 Improved Survival for Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas After Pancreaticoduodenectomy
Kevork K. Kazanjian, Oscar J. Hines, John P. Duffy, Guido Eibl, Diana Y. Yoon, Galen Cortina, Howard A. Reber, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
179 Outcomes of Pancreaticoduodenectomy Among Octogenarians, Nonagenarians, and a Centenarian
Martin A. Makary, Jordan Winter, John L. Cameron, Kurtis A. Campbell, Steven C. Cunningham, David Chang, Taylor S. Riall, Charles J. Yeo, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
180 Delayed Visceral Arterial Bleeding After Pancreatic Head Resection
Frank Makowiec, University of Freiburg, Germany, Freiburg, Germany, Germany; Hartwig Riediger, Department of Surgery, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany, Germany; Wulf Euringer, Department of Radiology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany; Mathias Langer, Department of Radiology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany, Germany; Ulrich T. Hopt, Ulrich Adam, Department of Surgery, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany, Germany
181 Risk Factors for Complications in Patients Undergoing Pancreatic Head Resection After Preoperative Biliary Drainage: A Multivariate Analysis Of 201 Patients
Frank Makowiec, Department of Surgery, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany, Germany; Ulrich Adam, Eva Fischer, Dept. of Surgery, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany, Germany; Hartwig Riediger, Dept. of Surgery, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germanx, Germany; Ulrich T. Hopt, Dept. of Surgery, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany, Germany
182 Local Resection of Ampullary Tumors
Adam T. Meneghetti, UCSF, San Francisco, CA; Lygia Stewart, UCSF / SF VAMC, San Francisco, CA; Lawrence W. Way, UCSF, San Francisco, CA
183 18FDG PET Is Very Useful in the Follow-Up After Resection of Pancreatic and Periampullary Carcinomas
Sergio Pedrazzoli, University of Padova, Dept. of Medical and Surgical Sciences, PADOVA, Italy, Italy; Cosimo Sperti, University of Padova, Dept. of Medical and Surgical Sciences, PADOVA, Italy; Claudio Pasquali, University of Padova, Dept. of Medical and Surgical Sciences., PADOVA, Italy; Sergio Bissoli, Dept. of Nuclear Medicine, Castelfranco Veneto (Treviso), Italy; Vittorio Fiore, Dept. of Nuclear Medicine, Castelfranco Veneto (TV), Italy; Elvira Scelzi, Marta Mion, Dept. of Oncology, Castelfranco Veneto (TV), Italy
184 Pet Scans, SUV, and Survival with Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
Steven Rakita, German Luzardo, Herman Chedda, Emmanuel Zervos, Steven Goldin, University of South Florida Department of Surgery, Tampa, FL; Brian Boe, Univerisity of South Florida Department of Surgery, Tampa, FL; Alexander Rosemurgy, Univerisity of South Florida, Tampa, FL
185 Distal Pancreatectomy for Chronic Pancreatitis: Risk Factors for Increased Postoperative Drainage
Thomas Schnelldorfer, David N. Lewin, David B. Adams, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
186 An Evaluation of the Possum Scoring System in Pancreatic Surgery
Tsuneo Tanaka, Department of Surgery, Hiroshima Prefectural Hospital, Japan, Hiroshima City, Japan; Yasuhiro Matsugu, Naoki Kagawa, Department of Surgery, Hiroshima Prefectural Hospital, Japan, Hiroshima City, Japan, Japan; Yasuhiko Fukuda, Department of Surgery, Hiroshima Prefectural Hospital, Japan, Hiroshima City, Japan
187 Benign Pancreatic Islet Cell Tumors: Resect or Enucleate?
John G. Touzios, Medical College of Wisconsin, Dept. of Surgery, Milwaukee, WI; James M. Kiely, Medical COllege of Wisconsin, Dept of Surgery, Milwaukee, WI; Susan C. Pitt, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI; Stuart D. Wilson, Medical College of Wisconsin, Dept of Surgery, Milwaukee, WI; Henry A. Pitt, Indiana University School of Medicine, Dept of Surgery, Indianapolis, IN
188 Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Pancreatic Necrosis: Does the Choice Of Agent Make a Difference?
Eduardo A. Villatoro, University of Nottingham, Derby, Derbyshire, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
189 Laparoscopic Transgastric Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography for Diagnosing and Managing Complex Problems in Bariatric Patients
Susan B. Young, Nagan, Arregui, Davis Inc., Indianapolis, IN; Maurice Arregui, St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis Indiana, Indianapolis, IN
190 Outcome Following Aggressive Surgical Therapy for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor
Maneesh Gupta, Brett C. Sheppard, Christopher L. Corless, Charles D. Blanke, Kevin G. Billingsley, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
191 Minimally Invasive Surgery As Treatment of Obscure GI Bleeding and Abdominal Complaints Can Be Effectively Guided by Video Capsule Endoscopy: A Review of 28 Patients
Janos Taller, Crystine M. Lee, John J. Feng, Paul T. Cirangle, Gregg H. Jossart, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
192 Visuospatial Skills Improve the Performance of Senior Endoscopists in Virtual Colonoscopy
Lars Enochsson, Dept of Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital - Huddinge, Sweden, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden; Bo Westman, Dept of Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital - Huddinge, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden; Ann Kjellin, Dept of surgery, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden; Torsten Wredmark, Li Felländer-Tsai, Dept of orthopaedics, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
193 Limited Survival in Patients with Peritoneal Carcinomatosis (PC) From Gastric, Duodenal or Pancreatic Cancer After Tumor Debulking and Continuous Hyperthermic Peritoneal Perfusion (CHPP) with Cisplatin
Jeffrey M. Farma, James F. Pingpank, Steven K. Libutti, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD; David L. Bartlett, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA; Susan C. Ohl, Tatiana Beresneva, H. Richard Alexander, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
194 Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance in Rabbits Submitted To Antegrade Enema with Different Solutions Through Appendicostomy
Laura Helman, Uberlândia Federal University, Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil; José L. Martins, São Paulo Federal University (UNIFESP-EPM), São Paulo, SC, Brazil; Djalma J. Fagundes, São Paulo Federal University (UNIFESP-EPM), São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; Edward Esteves, Goiás Federal University, Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil; Cirilo P. Lima, Álisson S. Costa, Uberlândia Federal University, Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
195 Laparoscopic Repair of Paraesophageal Hernia with Placement of a Gastrostomy Tube Is Associated with Low Recurrence
Daniel Howell, Emory University, Tucker, GA
196 Preoperative Endoscopy in Patients Undergoing Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity: Is it Necessary?
George Kazantsev, First Surgical Consultants, Oakland, CA
197 Postoperative Delirium in Elderly Patients with Gastrointestinal Malignancies
Yuichi Kitagawa, Shinji Fukata, Department of Surgery, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Obu, Aichi, Japan; Akihiro Yasui, Department of Surgery, Aichi Saiseikai Hospital, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
198 Pattern of Weight Loss During the First 6 Months After Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding Predicts Success
Sergey Lyass, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA; Scott. A. Cunneen, Cedars Sinai Medical Cenetr, Los Angeles, CA; Masanobu Hagiike, Monali Misra, Miguel Burch, Theodore M. Khalili, Gary Furman, Edward H. Phillips, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
199 The Impact of Race on Outcomes Following Gastric Bypass Surgery for Severe Obesity
Thomas Magnuson, Dept of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD; Michael Schweitzer, Anne Lidor, Patricia Jordan, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
200 Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair: Anterior Gastropexy Versus Fundoplication
Andrew Bourne, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom (Great Britain); Samir Mehta, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, UK, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom (Great Britain); Andrew Hindmarsh, Michael Lewis, Michael Rhodes, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
201 Current Management for Perforated Duodenal and Gastric Ulcer: Is H. Pylori Infection Really Relating To Perforation?
Hiroo Naito, Deaprtment of Surgry, South Miyagi Medical Center, Miyagi, Japan, Japan; Tatsuya Ueno, Michinaga Takahashi, Department od Surgery, South Miyagi Medical Center, Miyagi, Japan, Japan; Hiroaki Kanno, Shinji Gotoh, Department of Surgery, South Miyagi Medical Center, Miyagi, Japan, Japan
202 Amelioration of Postgastrectomy Syndrome After Pylorus-Preserving Gastrectomy
Koji Nakada, Naruo KAWASAKI, Tomoko NAKAYOSHI, Nobuyoshi HANYU, Hideyuki KASHIWAGI, Katsuhiko YANAGA, Jikei University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Tokyo, japan, Japan
203 Small Bowel Obstruction Following Laparoscopic Roux En-Y Gastric Bypass: Lessons Learned From 714 Cases
Andras Sandor, Patrick McEnaney, Liam A. Haveran, Richard A. Perugini, Donald R. Czerniach, Demetrius E. Litwin, John J. Kelly, University of Massachusetts Medical School/UMassMemorial Healthcare, Worcester, MA
204 GI Complications of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Filiberto Rodriguez, Stanford School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Stanford, CA; John Morton, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
205 Two Mechanisms Mediate the Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Laparoscopy: Metabolic and Mechanical
Alexander R. Aurora, Joseph M. Fuentes, Eric J. Hanly, Samuel P. Shih, Antonio De Maio, Mark A. Talamini, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
206 Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity Improves Long-Term Survival
Mitchell A. Cahan, Charles A. Herbst, William B. Hooks, Brittany Palacioz, Joseph A. Galanko, Timothy M. Farrell, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
207 Laparoscopy in Suspected Abdominal Tuberculosis Is Useful As An Early Diagnostic Modality
Prasad Krishna, Puneet Dhar, Dinesh Balakrishnan, Sudheer OV, Sudhindran Surendran, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Cochin, Kerala, India
208 Per-Oral Transgastric Endoscopic Repair of Abdominal Wall Hernias in a Porcine Model
Sanjay Jagannath, Sergey Kantsevoy, Bing Hu, Ning Zeng, Cheryl Vaughn, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD; Yukio Nakajima, Olympus Corporation, Melville, NY; Koichi Kawashima, Olympus Corporation, East Norwich, NY; Anthony N. Kalloo, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
209 Use of a Novel Gastrointestinal Anastomotic Device in An Animal Model
Adrian Park, Stephen M. Kavic, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD; Ron Kolata, Ethicon Endosurgery, Cincinnati, OH; Lyn Freeman, Ethicon Endo-surgery, Cincinnati, OH; Phil Long, Pathology Associates, Cincinnati, OH
210 Does the Duodenal Switch Result in Better Weight Loss? Comparison of Morbidly Obese Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass or Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch
Crystine Lee, Janos Taller, John J. Feng, Paul T. Cirangle, Gregg H. Jossasrt, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
211 Enteral vs Parenteral Nutrition After Abdominal Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
Takero Mazaki, Division of Digestive Surgery, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan; Kiyoko Ebisawa, Division of Digestive Surgery, Nihon Univesity School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan; Tadatoshi Takayama, Division of Digestive Surgery, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
212 Continuous Pre and Post Tumor Implant Treatment with W-3 Fatty Acids and COX-2 Inhibitors Is a Superior Strategy Compared to Post-Implant Only Treatment in a Model Of Progressive Malignancy
Suhail Sharif, Uiniversity of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL; Marek Rudnicki, University of Illinois Advocate Health System, Chicago, IL; Joseph Espat, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
213 Extended Operative Day Affects Performance on Laparoscopic Simulator
Joseph A. Talarico, Azam Jan, Vijay K. Maker, Marek Rudnicki, Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital, Chicago, IL
Quick Links
About the SSAT
Membership
Pay Membership Dues
Meetings & Education
Awards
Foundation
Publications
Advocacy
Donate Today