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55th Annual Meeting
SOCIETY FOR SURGERY OF THE ALIMENTARY TRACT
May 2 - 6, 2014
McCormick Place - Chicago, Illinois
during Digestive Disease Week®


Final Program

All rooms at McCormick Place unless otherwise indicated.

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Saturday, May 3, 2014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
S504
Ticketed Session CME with self-assessment MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION COURSE
THE GENERAL SURGEON PERFORMING GI SURGERY: CURRENT MANAGEMENT OF BENIGN AND MALIGNANT FOREGUT DISEASES
Course Director: Robin S. McLeod, Toronto, ON

Welcome & Introduction
Sp1 Robin S. McLeod, Toronto, ON

SESSION I: CURRENT STATUS OF MANAGEMENT OF MALIGNANT DISEASE
Moderator: Fabrizio Michelassi, New York, NY

What Are the Options for Premalignant Lesions of the Esophagus and Stomach?
Sp2 Jeffrey M. Marks, Cleveland, OH

Current Management of Esophageal Cancer
Sp3 Lorrenzo E. Ferri, Montreal, QC

Current Management of Gastric Cancer
Sp4 Roderich E. Schwarz, Indianapolis, IN Panel & Audience Discussion

Debate: Surgery for Esophageal and Gastric Cancers: High Volume Surgeons in Centers of Excellence vs. General Surgeons

Surgery for Esophageal and Gastric Cancers Should Only Be Performed by High Volume Surgeons in Centers of Excellence
Sp5 Natalie G. Coburn, Toronto, ON

Surgery for Esophageal and Gastric Cancers Can Be Performed by General Surgeons with Equivalent Results
Sp6 Jennifer F. Tseng, Boston, MA

Coffee Break

SESSION II: CURRENT STATUS OF MANAGEMENT OF BENIGN DISEASE
Moderator: Jeffrey B. Matthews, Chicago, IL

Current Status of Bariatric Procedures
Sp7 Matthew M. Hutter, Boston, MA

Controversies in Management of Achalasia
Sp8 Marco G. Patti, Chicago, IL

GERD Procedures: When and What?
Sp9 P. Marco Fisichella, Maywood, IL

Perforations of the Esophagus and Stomach: What Should I Do?
Sp10 Vic Velanovich, Tampa, FL

Panel and Audience Discussion

Lunch

SESSION III: CASE PRESENTATIONS: MANAGEMENT OF COMPLEX CASES AND COMPLICATIONS
Moderator: Robin S. McLeod, Toronto, ON

Case Presenters
Sp11 Brant K. Oelschlager, Seattle, WA
Sp12 Allan Okrainec, Toronto, ON

Panelists
Sp13 John G. Hunter, Portland, OR
Sp14 Gerald M. Fried, Montreal, QC
Sp16 Simon Y.K. Law, Hong Kong China
Sp15 Alfons Pomp, New York, NY

Coffee Break

SESSION IV: VIDEO SESSION: HOW I DO IT!
Moderator: Nathaniel J. Soper, Chicago, IL

Panelists
Sp17 Jeffrey H. Peters, Cleveland, OH
Sp18 Bruce D. Schirmer, Charlottesville, VA
Sp19 Lee L. Swanstrom, Portland, OR

Repair of a Complex Paraesophageal Hernia
Sp20 Brant K. Oelschlager, Seattle, WA

Peroral Esophageal Myotomy
Sp21 Eric S. Hungness, Chicago, IL

Laparoscopic Repair of a Perforated Duodenal Ulcer
Sp22 Allan Okrainec, Toronto, ON

Management of Reflux with Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation
Sp23 C. Daniel Smith, Jacksonville, FL

Surgery for Gastric GIST
Sp24 B. Todd Heniford, Charlotte, NC

Maneuvers to Prevent Small Bowel Herniation Following Gastric Bypass
Sp25 Sayeed Ikramuddin, Minneapolis, MN

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Prairie B, Hyatt McCormick
SURGICAL FELLOWSHIP FAIR
Moderator: Kenric M. Murayam, Abington, PA
By invitation only. Residents can obtain information about programs and career options that will help each decide which fellowship is the best fit for him/her.

Bariatric Surgery
John Morton, Stanford, CA

Colorectal Surgery
Liliana G. Bordeianou, Boston, MA

HPB Surgery
D. Rohan Jeyarajah, Dallas, TX

Minimally Invasive Surgery
Michael B. Ujiki, Evanston, IL

Surgical Oncology
Aram N. Demirjian, Orange, CA
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM (AASLD-Accredited)

DOES BARIATRIC SURGERY HAVE A ROLE IN MANAGING NONALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE?
Sponsored by: AASLD, SSAT, AGA
Moderators: Paul D. Berk, New York, NY
Lee M. Kaplan, Boston, MA
Ali Tavakkoli, Boston, MA

Pathogenesis and Pathophysiology of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Sp277 Arun J. Sanyal, Richmond, VA

What Does the Published Literature Tell Us About the Role of Bariatric Surgery in the Management of NAFLD?
Sp278 John Dixon, Melbourne, Australia

What More Do We Need to Know to Define an Appropriate Role for Bariatric Surgery in the Management of NAFLD?
Sp279 Alfons Pomp, New York, NY



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