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61st Annual Meeting
Virtual 62nd Annual Meeting
SOCIETY FOR SURGERY OF THE ALIMENTARY TRACT
May 21-23, 2021
in partnership with Digestive Disease Week®


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Residents Conference Indicates a Plenary presentation that is also being presented at the Virtual Resident & Fellows Research Conference; participation in and attendance at this virtual 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

ON DEMAND (MAY 21 - 23)
 
COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: DIFFICULT DECISIONS IN IBD: SURGERY VERSUS ENDOSCOPY
 
Sponsored By: ASGE, SSAT

DYSPLASIA IN IBD (DEBATE): ENDOSCOPIC THERAPY (EMR/ESD) IS CUTTING EDGE
Marietta Iacucci, Birmingham, United Kingdom

DYSPLASIA IN IBD(DEBATE): SURGERY IS STILL THE WAY TO GO
Emre Gorgun, Cleveland, OH

STRICTURES IN IBD (DEBATE): ENDOSCOPIC MANAGEMENT (DILATION, STRICTUROPLASTY, STENTS) IS YOUR OPENING MOVE
Udayakumar Navaneethan, Orlando, FL

STRICTURES IN IBD (DEBATE): CUTTING TO THE CHASE: SURGERY IS THE WAY TO GO
Mukta K. Krane, Seattle, WA
 
COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: PRIMARY MANAGEMENT OF OBESITY: SURGERY, ENDOSCOPY, OR MEDICATIONS
 
Sponsored By: SSAT, ASGE

WEIGHT LOSS MEDICATIONS: PATIENT SELECTION AND EXPECTED OUTCOMES
Shelby A. Sullivan, Aurora, CO

MANIPULATING GUT PHYSIOLOGY TO DRIVE WEIGHT LOSS AND METABOLIC CONTROL
Eric G. Sheu, Boston, MA

ENDOSCOPIC PROCEDURES FOR WEIGHT LOSS: WHICH ONE, WHICH PATIENT
Barham K. Abu Dayyeh, Rochester, MN

SURGERY IS THE GOLD STANDARD?
Shanu Kothari, Anderson, SC
 
COMBINED TRANSLATIONAL SYMPOSIUM: POUCHES IN IBD CARE
 
STATE OF THE ART POUCH SURGERY
Anthony De Buck, Toronto, ON, Canada

CAUSES OF INFLAMMATROY POUCH COMPLICATIONS AND MEDICAL TREATMENT OPTIONS
Mark Silverberg, Toronto, ON, Canada

SURGICAL COMPLICATIONS OF IPAA
Benjamin D. Shogan, Chicago, IL

MULTI-DISCIPLINARY FOLLOW UP OF THE POUCH PATIENT
Ailsa Hart, London, United Kingdom
 
COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: BUILDING YOUR TEAM OF TEAMS: VALUE BASED CARE
 
Sponsored By: AGA, SSAT, ASGE, AASLD

SESSION INTRODUCTION AND WHAT IS VALUE BASED CARE: HOW CAN SPECIALISTS CONTRIBUTE AND BENEFIT?
Meena B. Bansal, New York, NY

INSTITUTES AND SERVICE LINES: SUCCESSFULLY CREATING VALUE THROUGH TEAM WORK
Conor P. Delaney, Weston, FL

SPECIALTY MEDICAL HOMES: ARE THEY THE ANSWER?
Lawrence R. Kosinski, Chicago, IL

HOW DO INTERVENTIONALISTS CREATE VALUE - ARE BUNDLES THE ANSWER?
Jonathan Efron, Baltimore, MD
 
COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: BARIATRIC PROCEDURES: SURGERY AND ENDOSCOPY IN LIVER TRANSPLANT
 
Sponsored By: AASLD, SSAT, ASGE

OBESITY, CIRRHOSIS, AND LIVER TRANSPLANTATION - TACKLING THE EXPANDING WEIGHT LIST
Meagan Gray, Birmingham, AL

BARIATRIC ENDOSCOPY IN CIRRHOTIC AND LIVER TRANSPLANT PATIENTS - THE QUEST FOR THE HOLY GRAIL
Reem Z. Sharaiha, New York, NY

BARIATRIC SURGERY IN CIRRHOTIC AND LIVER TRANSPLANT PATIENTS - MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU
Julie Heimbach, Rochester, MN
 
COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: ENDOSCOPIC AND SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF GERD AND ACHALASIA
 
AGA
 
COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: APPLICATIONS AND PITFALLS OF LUMEN APPOSING STENTS IN EDGE PROCEDURES
 
Sponsored By: SSAT, ASGE

TRANSGASTRIC PANCREATIC NECROSECTOMY
Attila Nakeeb, Indianapolis, IN

GASTRIC BYPASS IN THE PALLIATIVE SETTING
Mouen A. Khashab, Baltimore, MD

BILIARY BYPASS IN THE PALLIATIVE SETTING
Anthony Y. Teoh, Hong Kong, China

EDGE PROCEDURE: BEST AND WORST SCENARIO
Shayan S. Irani, Seattle, WA
 
COMBINED CLINCAL SYMPOSIUM: CHALLENGING DEBATES IN PANCREATICOBILIARY ENDOSCOPY
 
Sponsored By: ASGE, SSAT

PAINFUL CHRONIC PANCREATITIS (ERCP) DEBATE: EARLY SURGERY IS THE WAY TO GO
Katherine A. Morgan, Charleston, SC

PAINFUL CHRONIC PANCREATITIS (ERCP) DEBATE: NO, ENDOSCOPIC TREATMENT IS BETTER
Victoria Gomez, Jacksonville, FL

DISCONNECTED PANCREATIC DUCT IN NECROTIZING PANCREATITIS (DEBATE): DISTAL PANCREATECTOMY - PERMANENT SOLUTION
Nicholas J. Zyromski, Indianapolis, IN

DISCONNECTED PANCREATIC DUCT IN NECROTIZING PANCREATITIS (DEBATE): ENDOSCOPIC THERAPY SALVAGES THE DISTAL PANCREAS
Martin L. Freeman, Minneapolis, MN

BILIARY ENTRAPMENT IN HEAD-CENTRIC CHRONIC PANCREATITIS (DEBATE): ERCP IS THE ANSWER
Jacques Deviere, Brussels, Belgium

BILIARY ENTRAPMENT IN HEAD-CENTRIC CHRONIC PANCREATITIS (DEBATE): SURGERY IS THE CURE
Syed Ahmad, Cincinnati, OH

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