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EVIDENCE-BASED SURGICAL TREATMENT OF GI DISEASE

Course Director: Nathanial J. Soper, Chicago, IL
All sessions will take place in the Ivanka A & B Ballroom.


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Download the Brochure of the SSAT GI Surgery Winter Course ( 12.9 MB).

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2016
  Introductions and Welcome
Nathanial J. Soper, Chicago, IL
1:30PM – 3:10PM SESSION IA: FOREGUT SURGERY
Moderator: Nathanial J. Soper, Chicago, IL
1:30PM New Approaches to GERD?
Mary T. Hawn, Stanford, CA
1:50PM What Is the Future Potential of Endoscopic Bariatric Procedures?
Mark A. Talamini, Stony Brook, NY
2:10PM Current Concepts in Treatment of Barrett Esophagus With and Without Dysplasia
Marco G. Patti, Chicago, IL
2:30PM Technical Controversies in Repair of Large Hiatal Hernias
Nathanial J. Soper, Chicago, IL
2:50PM Panel & Audience Discussion
3:10PM - 3:30PM BREAK/VISIT EXHIBITS
Ivanka Ballroom C
3:30PM – 5:00PM SESSION IB: FOREGUT SURGERY
3:30PM Treatment of Achalasia in 2016
Eric S. Hungness, Chicago, IL
3:50PM Update on Current Medical and Surgical Treatment of Obesity
Ranjan Sudan, Durham, NC
4:10PM Management of Post-Bariatric Surgery Emergencies
Alberto Chousleb, Mexico City, Mexico
4:30PM Panel & Audience Discussion
5:00PM – 6:30PM RECEPTION/ MEET THE FACULTY
Crystal Terrace
 
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2016
7:00AM – 8:00AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST/VISIT EXHIBITS
Ivanka Ballroom C
8:00AM – 9:40AM SESSION IIA: HPB SURGERY
Moderator: Selwyn M. Vickers, Birmingham, AL
8:00AM Tips and Tricks for the Difficult Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Michael E. Zenilman, New York, NY
8:20AM Treatment of CBD Stones de novo and after Bariatric Surgery
Matthew Walsh, Cleveland, OH
8:40AM Evaluation and Management of Hepatic Masses
Alberto Ferreres, Buenos Aires, Argentina
9:00AM The Surgeon’s Role in Treating Pancreatitis and Incidentally Discovered Pancreatic Lesions
Syed A. Ahmad, Cincinnati, OH
9:20AM Panel & Audience Discussion
9:40AM - 10:00AM BREAK/VISIT EXHIBITS
Ivanka Ballroom C
10:00AM – 11:30AM SESSION IIB: HPB AND ABDOMINAL WALL SURGERY
10:00AM Management of the Cirrhotic Patient Requiring Abdominal Surgery
Selwyn M. Vickers, Birmingham, AL
10:20AM Controversies and Techniques in The Repair of Abdominal Wall Hernias
L. Michael Brunt, St. Louis, MO
10:40AM What is ‘Enhanced Recovery,’ and How Can I Do It?
Thomas A. Aloia, Houston, TX
11:00AM Panel & Audience Discussion
11:30AM - 12:30PM BOXED LUNCH/VISIT EXHIBITS
Ivanka Ballroom C
12:30PM – 2:10PM SESSION IIIA: COLORECTAL SURGERY
Moderator: Robin S. McLeod, Toronto, ON
12:30PM Vascular Emergencies: Bleeding and Ischemia
Susan Galandiuk, Louisville, KY
12:50PM Management of Diverticulitis in 2016
Richard A. Hodin, Boston, MA
1:10PM C. Difficile Colitis: More Is Less
Robin S. McLeod, Toronto, ON
1:30PM Common Anorectal Conditions
Gregory D. Kennedy, Birmingham, AL
1:50PM Panel & Audience Discussion
2:10PM – 2:30PM BREAK/VISIT EXHIBITS
Ivanka Ballroom C
2:30PM – 4:00PM SESSION IIIB: COLORECTAL SURGERY
2:30PM Surgery for IBD and the Impact of Biologic Therapy
Alessandro Fichera, Seattle, WA
2:50PM Multi-disciplinary Management of Rectal Cancer
Liliana G. Bordeianou, Boston, MA
3:10PM Urgent Management of Obstructing Colorectal Cancer: Divert, Stent, or Resect?
Imran Hassan, Cedar Rapids, IA
3:30PM Panel & Audience Discussion
4:00PM Adjourn
 



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