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2002 Abstracts
101799 Abstract ID: 101799 Outcomes Following Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery (LARS) in Patients with and without Endoscopic Esophagitis
Ketan Desai, Margaret M Frisella, Nathaniel Soper, St. Louis, MO
104268 Abstract ID: 104268 Barrett's Esophagus with High Grade Dysplasia: Surgical Results and Long-Term Outcome--An Update
Elaine E Tseng, T T Wu, Charles J Yeo, Richard F Heitmiller, Baltimore, MD
100092 Abstract ID: 100092 Apoptosis and Proliferation in Esophageal Cancer and Their Role in Determining Response to Neoadjuvant Therapy
Duncan M Beardsmore, Caroline Verbeke, Claire Davies, David J Bowrey, Pierre J Guillou, Geoffrey W Clark, Leeds, UK
102872 Abstract ID: 102872 The Prognostic Significance of Elevated Cyclooxygenase-2 Expression in Patients with Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus.
Christianne J Buskens, Bas P Van Rees, G Offerhaus, Piter J Bosma, Ari Ristimaki, J van Lanschot, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Helsinki, Finland
101384 Abstract ID: 101384 Pathologic Nodal Status Predicts Disease-Free Survival after Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation for Gastroesophageal Junction Carcinoma
Jeffrey G Gaca, David H Harpole Jr, Thomas A D'Amico, Theodore Pappas, Hilliard F Seigler, Walter G Wolfe, Douglas S Tyler, Durham, NC
105213 Abstract ID: 105213 Does Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication Cause Regression of Barrett's Esophagus?
Fahad Bamehriz, Sanjeev Dutta, Catherine Gill Pottruff, Mehran Anvari, Hamilton, Canada
106688 Abstract ID: 106688 Colonic Metaplasia in the Ileal Pouch is Associated with Inflammation and is Not the Result of Long-Term Adaptation
A B Fruin, Ola El-Zammar Jr, Michael J O'Brien, Arthur F Stucchi, James M Becker, Boston, MA
100799 Abstract ID: 100799 Modulators of Ceramide Metabolism Sensitize Colorectal Cancer Cells to Chemotherapy: A Novel Treatment Strategy
David A Litvak, Anton J Bilchik, Myles C Cabot, Santa Monica, CA
104653 Abstract ID: 104653 Minimal Residual Disease and Survival in UICC Stage I / II Colorectal Cancer
Robert Rosenberg, Hjalmar Nekarda, James Mueller, M Werner, Joerg-Ruediger Siewert, 81675 Munich, Germany
105273 Abstract ID: 105273 Adequacy of Nodal Harvest in Colorectal Cancer: A Population Based Study
Paul Johnson, Dickran Malatjalian, Geoff Porter, Halifax, Canada
100453 Abstract ID: 100453 Synchronous Colorectal Liver Metastases: The Importance of Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
Peter Allen, William Jarnagin, Nancy Kemeny, Ronald Dematteo, Leslie Blumgart, Yuman Fong, New York, NY
103142 Abstract ID: 103142 Lymphatic Mapping Combining Blue Dye with Intraoperative Lymphoscintigraphy Improves Detection of Micrometastases in Early Colorectal Cancer.
Dean T Nora, Sukamal Saha, Donald L Morton, Anton J Bilchik, Santa Monica, CA; Flint, MI
106718 Abstract ID: 106718 Preoperative Intervention Does Not Affect Esophageal Muscle Histology or Postoperative Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy
Mark Bloomston, Magda Banasiak, E Zervos, Amerigo Gonzalvo, Alexander S Rosemurgy II, Tampa, FL
100222 Abstract ID: 100222 Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia (PEH) Repair, a Challenging Operation: Medium Term Outcome of 116 Patients
Sergio Diaz, L Brunt, Mary E Klingensmith, Peggy M Frisella, Nathaniel J Soper, St. Louis, MO
108278 Abstract ID: 108278 Gallbladder Function before and after Fundoplication
John Morton, Steven P Bowers, Tananchai Lucktong, Samer Mattar, Kevin Behrns, Mark Koruda, Charles Herbst, William McCartney, Raghuveer K Halkar, C Smith, Timothy M Farrell, Chapel Hill, NC; Atlanta, GA
101163 Abstract ID: 101163 Long-Term Quality of Life after Bilateral Thoracoscopic Splanchnicectomy in Patients with Small Duct Chronic Pancreatitis
Thomas J Howard, John B Swofford, Dennis L Wagner, Stuart Sherman, Glen A Lehman, Indianapolis, IN
100261 Abstract ID: 100261 Patients with Upright Reflux Have Less Favorable Postoperative Outcomes Following Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery (LARS) Than Those with Supine Reflux
Emily R Winslow, Peggy Frisella, Nathaniel J Soper, Mary E Klingensmith, St. Louis, MO
108115 Abstract ID: 108115 Cholangitis: Bacterial Virulence Factors That Facilitate Cholangiovenous Reflux and TNFa Production
Lygia Stewart, Adair L Oesterle, J Mcleod Griffiss, Gary A Jarvis, Lawrence W Way, San Francisco, CA
107177 Abstract ID: 107177 Development of a Therapeutic Adenoviral Vector for Cholangiocarcinoma Combining Infectivity-Enhancement and Tumor-Restricted Gene Expression.
Peter Nagi, Masato Yamamoto, Julia Davydova, Shannon Barker, Yasou Adachi, Koichi Takayama, Victor Krasnykh, Selwyn Vickers, David Curiel, Birmingham, AL
101736 Abstract ID: 101736 Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Tumors (IPMT) of the Pancreas: Mucus Is a Predictor of Better Survival and Benign Disease
Yuichi Kitagawa, Trisha A Unger, Richard A Kozarek, William Traverso, Seattle, WA
104006 Abstract ID: 104006 Selective Cyclooxygenase-2 Inhibitor Rofecoxib (VioxxTM) Induces Expression of Cell Cycle Arrest Genes and Slows Tumor Growth in Human Pancreatic Cancer
William W Tseng, May N Chen, Adriana Deganutti, Romaine E Saxton, Carson D Liu, Chicago, IL; Los Angeles, CA
100829 Abstract ID: 100829 Standard versus Radical Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Periampullary Adenocarcinoma: Evaluation of Quality of Life in Pancreaticoduodenectomy Survivors
Tom C Nguyen, Charles J Yeo, John L Cameron, Keith D Lillemoe, Taylor A Sohn, Kurtis A Campbell, Joann Coleman, Patricia K Sauter, Ross A Abrams, Ralph H Hruban, Baltimore, MD
104191 Abstract ID: 104191 Restoring Apoptosis in Pancreatic Cancer Cells by Targeting the NF-?b Signaling Pathway with Anti-EGFR Antibody
Guido M Sclabas, Shuichi Fujioka, Christian Schmidt, Zhen Fan, Douglas B Evans, Paul J Chiao, Houston, TX
107901 Abstract ID: 107901 Diagnostic Accuracy of EUS-FNA in Presumed Pancreatic Cancer
Chandrajit P Raut, Peter W Pisters, Ana Grau, Madhukar Kaw, Gregg A Staerkel, Robert A Wolff, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey, Jeffrey E Lee, Douglas B Evans, Houston, TX
105705 Abstract ID: 105705 Evaluation of VEGF Blockade and MMP Inhibition as a Combination Therapy for Experimental Human Pancreatic Cancer.
Hubert G Hotz, Oscar J Hines, Birgit Hotz, Thomas Foitzik, Heinz J Buhr, Howard A Reber, D-12200 Berlin, Germany; Los Angeles, CA
100339 Abstract ID: 100339 Lymphoplasmacytic Sclerosing Pancreatitis: Inflammatory Mimic of Pancreatic Carcinoma
Sharon M Weber, Olcay Cubukcu-Dimopulo, J Alexander Palesty, Arief Suriawinata, David Klimstra, Murray F Brennan, Kevin Conlon, Madison, WI; NY, NY
102036 Abstract ID: 102036 Liver Injury during Acute Pancreatitis: The Role of Pancreatitis-Associated Ascitic Fluid (PAAF), P38-MAPK and Caspase-3 in Hepatocyte Apoptosis
Jun Yang, Adam Fier, Yvette Carter, Guoqing Liu, PK Epling-Burnette, James G Norman, Michel M Murr, Tampa, FL
107458 Abstract ID: 107458 Differentiation-Induced Transcriptional Activation of Intestinal Alkaline Phosphatase Is Associated with an Increase in Histone H3 Acetylation in a Specific Promoter Region In-Vitro.
Brian F Hinnebusch, Joseph W Henderson IV, Madhu S Malo, Richard A Hodin, Boston, MA
106744 Abstract ID: 106744 APC Truncation Alters Cytoskeletal Structure and Microtubule Stability in Early Intestinal Tumorigenesis.
Sara A Hughes, Adelaide M Carothers, Amy E Moran, Daniel H Hunt, James D Mueller, Monica M Bertagnolli, Boston, MA; New York, NY
104099 Abstract ID: 104099 Mesenteric Lymph Collected during Peritonitis or Sepsis Potently Inhibits Gastric Motility in Rats
Jorg Glatzle, Christian Leutenegger, Tilman Zittel, Helen Raybould, Davis, CA; Tubingen, Germany
107504 Abstract ID: 107504 The Coming of Age of Isolated Small Bowel Transplantation?
Sander Florman, Gabriel Gondolesi, Thomas Schiano, Neal Leleiko, Allan Tschernia, Stuart Kaufman, Thomas Fishbein, New York, NY
105938 Abstract ID: 105938 Overexpression of Manganese Superoxide Dismutase (MnSOD) Protects Small Intestine from Ionizing Irradiation
David Blumberg, Hongliang Guo, Darren Wolfe, Kaihong Liu, Shaohua Huang, Joseph C Glorioso, Joel S Greenberger, Timothy Billar, Michael Epperly, Pittsburgh, PA
105562 Abstract ID: 105562 Ischaemia-Reperfusion Injury Contributes to Increased Intestinal Permeability in Severe Acute Pancreatitis.
Sakhawat H Rahman, Amy M James, Basil J Ammori, Michael Larvin, Michael J McMahon, Leeds, UK; Manchester, UK
103427 Abstract ID: 103427 Progression of Periampullary Adenomas in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Kouros Moozar, Lisa Madlensky, Terri Berk, Steve Gallinger, Toronto, Canada
107335 Abstract ID: 107335 National Trends in Utilization and In-Hospital Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery
George D Pope, John D Birkmeyer, Samuel R Finlayson, White River Junction, VT
100609 Abstract ID: 100609 Bariatric Surgery for Severely Obese Adolescents
Harvey J Sugerman, Elizabeth L Sugerman, Eric J Demaria, John M Kellum Jr, Colleen Kennedy, Yvonne Mowery, Luke G Wolfe, Richmond, VA
103147 Abstract ID: 103147 Focal Adhesion Signaling in Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC): Inhibition Induces Apoptosis
Carol P Bowen, Joshua D Rovin, Wayne Ledinh, Kevin Thorne, Reid B Adams, Charlottesville, VA
104488 Abstract ID: 104488 Rapid Colon Carcinoma Cell Adhesion and Extravasation within the Hepatic Microcirculation Is Mediated by Beta1-Integrins but Not Selectins
Joerg Haier, Norbert Senninger, Muenster, Germany
104863 Abstract ID: 104863 Volumetric Analysis Predicts Hepatic Dysfunction in Patients Undergoing Trisegmentectomy
Margo Shoup, Mithat Gonen, William R Jarnagin, Ronald P Dematteo, Leslie H Blumgart, Lawrence H Schwartz, Yuman Fong, New York, NY
105634 Abstract ID: 105634 Piggyback Technique for Liver Transplants Can Reduce Cost without Compromising Outcome
Jonathan Fisher, M Hosein Shokouh-Amiri, A Osama Gaber, Han P Grewal, Santiago Vera, Nosratollah Nezakatgoo, Claudio Tombazzi, Wagdy A Bagous, Agnes Lo, Memphis, TN
102571 Abstract ID: 102571 Small Intestinal Submuosa as a Bioscaffold for Biliary Tract Regeneration.
Michael Rosen, Terive Duperier, Alicia Fanning, Robert Petras, Fred Brody, Jeffrey Ponsky, Cleveland, OH
103869 Abstract ID: 103869 Leptin Ameliorates the Gallbladder's Response to Neurotransmitters in Congenitally Obese Mice
John Phillips, Khoi Q Tran, Matthew I Goldblatt, Deborah Swartz-Basile, Attila Nakeeb, Henry A Pitt, Milwaukee, WI
101797 Abstract ID: 101797 Leptin-Resistant Congenitally Obese Mice Have Impaired Gallbladder Motility
Khoi Q Tran, Deborah Swartz-Basile, Attila Nakeeb, Henry A Pitt, Milwaukee, WI
104837 Abstract ID: 104837 In Vitro Phagocytosis and Production of Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) by Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells (PBMC) Obtained from Jaundice Patients
Marisa Treglia-Dal-lago, José Jukemura, Marcel C Machado, José A Barbuto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
104141 Abstract ID: 104141 Effect of Adenoviral-Mediated Transfer of Transforming Growth Factor ß-1 (TGF ß-1) on Colonic Anastomotic Healing
John Migaly, Jonathon Lieberman, Walter Long, Rolando Rolandelli, Philadelphia, PA
103861 Abstract ID: 103861 The Postsurgical Inflammatory Ileus of the Colon: Differential Role of Kinetically Active Mediators
Andreas Türler, Beverley A Moore, Michael A Pezzone, Marcus Overhaus, Jörg C Kalff, Anthony J Bauer, Pittsburgh, PA; Bonn, Germany
101136 Abstract ID: 101136 Blockade of the Receptor for Advanced Glycation Endproducts Ameliorates Colitis
Joseph J Carter, Ann Marie Schmidt, David M Stern, Heidrun Rotterdam, Kenneth A Forde, Emina H Huang, West Hartford, CT; New York, NY
103690 Abstract ID: 103690 Gene Expression Profiling of Colorectal Cancer after Laser-Capture Microdissection (LCM) Using Affymetrix Genechip
Jörn Gröne, Birgit Weber, Christian Pilarsky, Irina Klaman, Heinz Buhr, Benno Mann, Andre Rosenthal, 12200 Berlin, Germany; Berlin, Germany
107757 Abstract ID: 107757 The Tyrosine Phosphatase Inhibitor Orthovanadate Inhibits Chloride Secretion in Rat Distal Colon
Julio M Mayol, Pilar Alarma-Estrany, Yolanda Adame Navarrete, Fernando Gomez Munoz, Joaquin Gomez Ramirez, Jose Manuel Molina Villar, Jesus Alvarez fernandez-Represa, Madrid, Spain
104038 Abstract ID: 104038 Autotransplantation of the Small Bowel Does Not Alter Absorption of Water or Electrolytes from the Colon
Troy M Duininck, Karen D Libsch, Nicholas J Zyromski, Tatsuya Ueno, Judith A Duenes, Louis J Kost, Michael G Sarr, Rochester, MN
105633 Abstract ID: 105633 SIS Biomaterial Application in Treatment of Fecal Incontinence Caused by Anal Sphincter Injury- An Animal Study.
Jaroslaw Leszczyszyn, Hanna Gerber-Leszczyszyn, Michal Jelen, Igor Lebski, Marek Skoczylas, Wroclaw, Poland
101992 Abstract ID: 101992 Does the Addition of Glutamine to Total Parenteral Nutrition Have Beneficial Effect on the Healing of Colon Anastomosis and Bacterial Translocation after Preoperative Radiotherapy?
Mohamed M El-Malt, Wim Ceelen, Tom Boterberg, Geert Claeys, Wilfried De Neve, Bernard De Hemptinne, Piet Pattyn, Ghent, Belgium
108190 Abstract ID: 108190 Beneficial Intraperitoneal (I.P.) versus Intravenous (I.V.) Application of CPT-11 to Reduce Tumor Spread in Experimentally Induced Peritoneal Carcinomatosis
Arndt Hribaschek, Frank Meyer, Walter Halangk, Hans Lippert, Karsten Ridwelski, Magdeburg, Germany; Dessau, Germany
103687 Abstract ID: 103687 Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery for Benign and Malignant Rectal Tumors
Birger Endreseth, Morten Svinsås, Ronald Mårvik, Helge E Myrvold, Trondheim, Norway
104353 Abstract ID: 104353 Helicobacter pylori Induces Apoptosis in Barrett's Derived Human Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
Andrew D Jones, Kathy A Bacon, Blair A Jobe, Timothy L Cover, Brett C Sheppard, Clifford W Deveney, Micheal J Rutten, Porland, OR; Nashville, TN
101353 Abstract ID: 101353 Cooperative Effect of IGF1-R and Src Protein Expression in Barrett's Neoplasia
Scott T Kelley, Domenico Coppolla, Hongquan Zhan, Jin Cheng, Richard Jove, Richard C Karl, Tampa, FL
103056 Abstract ID: 103056 Megaesophagus Microbiota - A Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis
Denis Pajecki, Bruno Zilberstein, Manoel Santos, Joao A Ubriaco, Alina Quintanilha, Ivan Cecconello, Joaquim Gama-Rodrigues, Sao Paulo, Brazil
106046 Abstract ID: 106046 Use of a Novel Technique for Visualizing the Microvascular Bed in Esophageal and Gastric Tumors.
Mikhail A Chilingaryan, Wangde Dai, Hong Yu, Tom Demeester, Reginald V Lord, Los Angeles, CA
101213 Abstract ID: 101213 Bilious Reflux Is Especially Noxious in a Rat Model of GERD
Colman K Byrnes, Suzanne S Hilal, Petra H Nass, Tekum Fonong, Patricia M Alli, Narasimham L Parinandi, Viswanathan Natarajan, Mark D Duncan, John W Harmon, Baltimore, 21224, MD
107715 Abstract ID: 107715 Reduction of Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury after Complete Vascular Exclusion of the Liver by a Selective ET-A Receptor Antagonist in a Pig Model
Dirk Uhlmann, Stefan Ludwig, Barbara Armann, Uta Pietsch, Gabor Gaebel, Andrea Tannapfel, Johann Hauss, Helmut Witzigmann, Leipzig, Germany
104332 Abstract ID: 104332 Early MAP Kinase (p38, p44/42 and SAPK/JNK) Activation Is Required for Sublethal Hemorrhage (SLH) Induced Tolerance to Cecal Ligation and Puncture (CLP)
Yvette M Carter, Guoqing Liu, Jun Yang, Adam Fier, William R Gower Jr, Cynthia Mendez, Tampa, FL
107479 Abstract ID: 107479 Expression of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor with its Receptor Flk-1 in Human Colon Carcinoma Liver Metastases
Jun Cheng, Richard E Slavin, Jennifer Gallagher, Guojing Zhu, Sean S Kohles, Emma J Patterson, Lee L Swanstrom, Paul D Hansen, Portland, OR
100927 Abstract ID: 100927 Biliary Obstruction Reduces Hepatic Killing as Well as Phagocytic Clearance of Circulating Microorganism in Rat
Sumito Hoshino, Zhaoli Sun, Keiichiro Uchikura, Eugene Ceppa, Gregory B Bulkley, Andrew S Klein, Baltimore, MD
106944 Abstract ID: 106944 Accelerated Intrahepatic Tumor Growth after Hepatic Resection is Associated with Higher mRNA Expression of HGF and Reduced Intrahepatic Tumor Growth after Laser-Induced Thermotherapy (LITT) with Higher mRNA Expression of CTGF
Christoph Isbert, Joerg P Ritz, Detlef Schuppan, Michael Bauer, Heinz J Buhr, Christoph T Germer, 12200 Berlin, Germany; 91054 Erlangen, Germany
107655 Abstract ID: 107655 Expression of Vasoactive Genes in the Liver during Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury in a Pig Model
Gabor Gaebel, Leipzig, Germany
108238 Abstract ID: 108238 Portal Branch Ligation-Induced Changes in Glucose Homeostasis and Hepatic Expression of Glucose-Regulating and -Utilising Proteins
Lars Mueller, Juliane Goettsche, Jannine Meyer, Yogesh Vashist, Dieter C Broering, Xavier Rogiers, Hamburg, Germany
107275 Abstract ID: 107275 Optimization of a Novel Microwave Tumor Ablation System in an In Vivo Porcine Liver Model.
Andrew Wright, Fred Lee Jr, David Mahvi, Madison, WI
101518 Abstract ID: 101518 Saline-Linked Surface RF Ablation: Determination of Causal Factors and Prevention of Steam Popping
Steven Strasberg, Michael McKlurken, Stefan Topp, David Lipson, Gundumi Upadhya, David Linehan, st louis, MO; Dover, NH
106615 Abstract ID: 106615 Intravenous Administration of Geranylgeranylacetone Effectively Prevents Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury of Rat Livers
Kazuhito Rokutan, Takashi Iwata, Hidenori Miyake, Hironobu Oda, Seiki Tashiro, Tokushima, Japan
107018 Abstract ID: 107018 Regulation of Kupffer Cell Cytokine Gene Expression during Experimental Acute Pancreatitis: The Central Role of P38-MAPK, ERK1/2 and JNK
Michel M Murr, Jun Yang, Adam Fier, Pam Kaylor, Gay Carter, William R Gower Jr, James G Norman, Tampa, FL
105785 Abstract ID: 105785 Inhibition of the Akt Signal Transduction Pathway Complements the Response of Pancreatic Carcinoma Cells to Sulindac
Michele T Yip-Schneider, C Max Schmidt, Indianapolis, IN
105704 Abstract ID: 105704 Laser Activation of Indocyanine Green Induces Dose-dependent Cytotoxicity in Multiple Human Pancreatic Cancer Cell Lines
William W Tseng, Romaine E Saxton, Carson D Liu, Chicago, IL; Los Angeles, CA
105894 Abstract ID: 105894 Pancreatic Cancer: Survival Differs by Race
Melinda A Maggard, Clifford Ko, Los Angeles, CA
106210 Abstract ID: 106210 Vitamin D3-Mediated Cytokine Modulation Is Beneficial in Severe Acute Experimental Pancreatitis
Beat Gloor, Mathias Worni, Claudio A Redaelli, Markus Wagner, Christoph A Müller, Waldemar Uhl, Markus W Büchler, Bern, Switzerland; Heidelberg, Germany
108092 Abstract ID: 108092 Differential Gene Expression in Familial Pancreatic Cancer Detected by Representational Difference Analysis (RDA)
E Zervos, Stephan Tanner, Jamie Austin, Mark Bloomston, Alexander Rosemurgy, Christopher Ellison, Scott Melvin, Albert De La Chapelle, Tampa, FL; Columbus, OH
108216 Abstract ID: 108216 Combination Chemotherapy Improves Survival in Pancreatic Cancer.
Peter Buchler, Oscar J Hines, Manuela Buchler, Guido Eibl, Moritz N Wente, Helmut Friess, William H Isacoff, Howard A Reber, Heidelberg, Germany; Los Angeles, CA
105263 Abstract ID: 105263 Perflubron-Emulsion - A Novel Therapeutic Tool for Enhancing Microcirculation in Acute Pancreatitis
Thomas Foitzik, Birgit Hotz, Hubert G Hotz, Heinz J Buhr, 12 200 Berlin, Germany
105614 Abstract ID: 105614 Pancreatic Cancer Cells Induce TIMP-1 but Not MMP Production in Pancreatic Stelllate Cells
Woody Denham, Tokuyasu Yokota, Tom Adrian, Shaunak Rana, Richard H Bell Jr, Chicago, IL
105317 Abstract ID: 105317 Effect of Proteinase Activated Receptor (PAR) Activation on Bicarbonate Secretion (BS) by Pancreatic Duct Cells
Demitri Merianos, Carlos Alvarez, Newark, NJ; East Orange, NJ
105432 Abstract ID: 105432 Peptide YY Therapy Ameliorates Acute Pancreatitis by Blocking NF-?B Activation: An In Vitro Model.
Alice K Yu, Linda C Vona-Davis, David W McFadden, Morgantown, WV
105914 Abstract ID: 105914 Recognition of Cytokine Dependent Pathways that Regulate Pancreatic Carcinoma Growth and Metastases
Richard Essner, Masayuki Kojima, Young Huynh, Alan Kadison, Santa Monica, CA
106598 Abstract ID: 106598 Alcoholic Pancreatitis: New Strategies of Prophylaxis and Therapy
Jens Werner, Werner Hartwig, Thilo Hackert, Jan Schmidt, Eduard Ryschich, Martha M Gebhard, Ernst Klar, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
108172 Abstract ID: 108172 Inosine Reduces Ischemia/Reperfusion Damage in a Model of Pancreatic Warm Ischemia/Reperfusion
Thorsten Loeffler, Jens Werner, Jan Schmidt, Martha M Gebhard, Ernst Klar, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
108097 Abstract ID: 108097 Interleukin-15 Enhances Lysis of Autologous and Allogeneic Human Pancreatic Cancer Cells by Cytotoxic T-Lymphocytes In Vitro
Matthias Peiper, Takeo Sato, Claus Eisenberger, Wolfram Knoefel, Jacob R Izbicki, Hamburg, Germany
100900 Abstract ID: 100900 Application of a New Collagen Based Sealant for the Treatment of Pancreatic Injury
Michael Rosen, Richard Walsh, Cleveland, OH
105587 Abstract ID: 105587 Cyclosporin Aggravates Tissue Damage in Ischemia-Induced Acute Pancreatitis.
Thilo Hackert, Jens Werner, Thorsten Löffler, Werner Hartwig, Martha M Gebhard, Ernst Klar, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
102870 Abstract ID: 102870 HER-2/neu Gene Amplification and Aneuploidy of Chromosome 17 in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma
Nikolas H Stoecklein, Andreas M Lübke, Andreas Erbersdobler, Peter Scheunemann, Jacob R Izbicki, Stefan B Hosch, Hamburg, Germany
105718 Abstract ID: 105718 Donor T Cell Activation Initiated Small Bowel Allograft Rejection Is Dependent upon IFN-? Inducible Protein-10
Zheng Zhang, Terrence A Barrett, Levent Kaptanoglu, David Ivancic, Andrew D Luster, Jonathan P Fryer, Chicago, IL; Charlestown, MA
100866 Abstract ID: 100866 Activation of Intestinal Arginine Transport by Protein Kinase C Is Mediated by Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinases
Ming Pan, Christopher L Wolfgang, Chengmao Lin, Qinghe Meng, Anne M Karinch, Wiley W Souba Jr, Hershey, PA
105607 Abstract ID: 105607 The Role of Angiogenesis in the Development of the Tissue-Engineered Intestine
James Gardner-Thorpe, Tracy Grikscheit, Alexander Perez, Hiromichi Ito, Anthony Ramsanahie, Stanley W Ashley, Joseph P Vacanti, Edward E Whang, Boston, MA
101681 Abstract ID: 101681 Epidermal Growth Factor Activation of Intestinal Glutamine Transport Is Mediated by Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinases
Christopher L Wolfgang, Wiley W Souba Jr, Chengmao Lin, Qinghe Meng, Anne M Karinch, Ming Pan, Hershey, PA
105714 Abstract ID: 105714 Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) Protects against the Devlopment of Systemic Injury Following Mesenteric Ischemia Reperfusion
Jimie Anderson, Sherry Fleming, George Tsokos, Christopher Swiecki, Terez Shea-Donohue, Washington, DC; Silver Spring, MD; Beltsville, MD
107168 Abstract ID: 107168 The Pro-inflammatory Cytokines, IL-1ß and TNF-a, Specifically Alter Enterocyte Gene Expression
Mario A Abedrapo, Shiuh-Inn Liu, Wenying Zhang, Joseph W Henderson IV, Madhu S Malo, Richard A Hodin, Boston, MA
101662 Abstract ID: 101662 Specific Induction of Amino Acid Alanine Uptake in Intestinal Cells
Ming Pan, Wiley W Souba Jr, Chengmao Lin, Qinghe Meng, Christopher L Wolfgang, Bruce R Stevens, Hershey, PA; Gainesville, FL
103778 Abstract ID: 103778 Extrinsic Denervation Alters Postprandial Absorption of Glucose and Glutamine in the Ileum: Implications For Small Bowel Transplantation
Karen D Libsch, Troy M Duininck, Tatsuya Ueno, Judith A Duenes, Louis J Kost, Michael G Sarr, Rochester, MN
106867 Abstract ID: 106867 Muscular and Neuronal a and ß Adrenercig Receptor Mechanisms in Rat Ileal Longitudinal Muscle Contractility.
Bruno M Balsiger Jr, Roland Seiler Jr, Andreas Rickenbacher, Jürg Müller, Sidney Shaw, Bern, Switzerland
101660 Abstract ID: 101660 Effect of Aging on the Adaptive and Proliferative Capacity of the Small Bowel
Robert P Thomas, Farin W Smith, B Mark Evers, Galveston, TX
102494 Abstract ID: 102494 Bovine Pericardium Buttress Prevents Recanalization of Stapled Uncut Small Bowel
John M Morton, Tananchai Lucktong, Timothy Farrell, Chapel Hill, NC
101203 Abstract ID: 101203 Identification of Optimal Harvest Sites of Ileal Stem Cells for Treatment of Bile Acid Malabsorption in a Dog Model
Matthias Stelzner, Vicki Hoagland, Jacob Woolman, Seattle, WA
106978 Abstract ID: 106978 Temporal and Quantitative Analysis of 5-Aza-2'-Deoxycytidine-Mediated Effects on Methylation and Gene Expression
David Shibata, Fumiaki Sato, Kellie Perry, Yuriko Mori, Jing Yin, Tong-Tong Zou, Suna Wang, Yan Xu, Florin M Selaru, John M Abraham, Stephen J Meltzer, Baltimore, MD
107658 Abstract ID: 107658 Comprehensive Analysis of DNA Hypermethylation and Mismatch Repair Genes in Primary Gastric Adenocarcinoma
Fumiaki Sato, David Shibata, Yuriko Mori, Kellie Perry, Jing Yin, Tong-Tong Zou, Suna Wang, Yan Xu, Andreea Olaru, Florin Selaru, John M Abraham, Stephen J Meltzer, Baltimore, MD
103081 Abstract ID: 103081 Histologic Evaluation after Full-Thickness Gastric Defect Repair with Porcine Small Intestine Submucosa Graft.
Sebastian De La Fuente, Marcia R Gottfried, D Curtis Lawson, Mary Harris, Christopher Mantyh, Theodore Pappas, Durham, NC
105405 Abstract ID: 105405 Acute Effect of Subcutaneous Endoscopic Fasciotomy in a Porcine Model of Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
Gregory F Dakin, Richard Nahouraii, Paolo Gentileschi, Subhash Kini, Michel Gagner, New York, NY
102456 Abstract ID: 102456 Virtual Reality in Laparoscopic Surgery - Does Training with a Simulator Improve Skills?
Kai S Lehmann, Heiko Maass, Uwe Kuehnapfel, Joerg P Ritz, Christoph T Germer, Georg Bretthauer, Heinz J Buhr, Berlin, 12200, Germany; Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, 76344, Germany
103894 Abstract ID: 103894 Video Capsule Endoscopy in the Localization of Dieulafoy's Lesions
Perry Soriano, Renee Wolff, Marvin Lopez, Roger Mitty, Laura Toth, David Cave, Boston, MA
100992 Abstract ID: 100992 The Effects of Weight Loss after Bariatric Surgery on Plasma Concentrations of Leptin, Acute Phase Proteins and Soluble TNF-a Receptors
Francois Dielen, M'Hamed Hadfoune, Wim Buurman, Jan-Willem Greve, Maastricht, Netherlands
100774 Abstract ID: 100774 Elimination of Visceral Adhesions to Polypropylene Mesh
Isaac Felemovicius, Margaret E Bonsack, John Delaney, Minneapolis 55455, MN
107615 Abstract ID: 107615 Postural Comparison of Minimally Invasive and Open Surgery on a Cadaveric Porcine Model
Jason C Gillette, Nancy E Quick, Gina L Adrales, Robert Shapiro, Adrian E Park, Lexington, KY
102374 Abstract ID: 102374 Laparoscopic Surgery: Digital Long Time Storage and Management of Videos, Still Images and Data
Roberto Campagnacci, Francesco Feliciotti, Alessandro M Paganini, Mario Guerrieri, Angelo De Sanctis, Silvana Perretta, Emanuele Lezoche, Ancona, Italy; San Francisco, CA; Roma, Italy
101463 Abstract ID: 101463 Inhibition of Tumor Necrosis Factor-a and Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase Correlates with the Induction of IL-10 in Septic Rats Undergoing Laparotomy and Laparoscopy
Michael Zdon, Cheow Chang, North Chicago, IL
107783 Abstract ID: 107783 A Surgeon's Upper Extremity Muscle Activation Patterns During a Bowel Inspection under Three Different Surgical Conditions
Nancy Quick, Jason C Gillette, Gina L Adrales, Robert Shapiro, Adrian Park, Lexington, KY
104795 Abstract ID: 104795 Genetic Lymph Node Staging for Biliary Tract Cancer
Shoji Nakamori, Jiro Okami, Masanori Tsujie, Nobuyasu Hayashi, Kezo Dono, Hiroaki Nagano, Koji Umeshita, Masato Sakon, Morito Monden, Suita, Japan
107090 Abstract ID: 107090 Reasons for Conversion from Laparoscopic to Open Cholecystectomy: A 10-Year Review
Juliane Bingener-Casey, Melanie L Richards, William E Strodel, George B Kazantsev, Wayne H Schwesinger, Kenneth R Sirinek, San Antonio, TX
105679 Abstract ID: 105679 A Prospective Randomised Trial Comparing Early versus Delayed Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in the Treatment of Acute Cholecystitis.
Mikael Johansson, Anders Thune, Lars Lundell, Gothenburg, Sweden
102186 Abstract ID: 102186 Clinical Presentation and Surgical Management of Choledochal Cysts in Adults
Leyo Ruo, Ronald P Dematteo, Sam Obiekwe, William R Jarnagin, David Klimstra, Yuman Fong, Leslie H Blumgart, New York, NY
104830 Abstract ID: 104830 Outcome of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Presumed Biliary Pancreatitis
Bipan Chand, Richard M Walsh, Cleveland, OH
107567 Abstract ID: 107567 Age is a Risk Factor for Severity of Biliary Infection
Kathryn M Chu, Lygia Stewart, Adair L Oesterle, J Mcleod Griffiss, Lawrence W Way, San Francisco, CA
104979 Abstract ID: 104979 Prospective Randomized Trial of Mini-Port vs Conventional Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Yuri W Novitsky, Donald R Czerniach, Richard A Perugini, Steven M Yood, Kent W Kercher, Karen A Gallagher, Mark P Callery, Demetrius E Litwin, John J Kelly, Worcester, MA
107310 Abstract ID: 107310 Leptin and Gallstones: Are They Related?
Attila Nakeeb, Lisa J Martin, Anthony G Comuzzie, Khoi Q Tran, Deborah Swartz-Basile, Ahmed H Kissebah, Gabriele E Sonnenberg, Henry A Pitt, Milwaukee, WI; San Antonio, TX
108002 Abstract ID: 108002 Transcystic Common Bile Duct Exploration (TCBDE) in the Management of Patients with Choledocholithiasis.
Sergio Rojas Sr, Rachid Cesin, Eduardo Marin, Gerardo Reed, Daniel Arizpe, Puebla, Mexico
102496 Abstract ID: 102496 Comparison of Botulinum Toxin Injection and Lateral Internal Sphincterotomy in the Treatment of Chronic Anal Fissure
Adnan Giral, Yücel Gültekin, Kemal Memisoglu, Teoman Parmaksizoglu, Nese Imeryuz, Osman Ozdogan, Cem Kalayci, Nurdan Tozun, Nefise B Ulusoy, Istanbul, Turkey
108382 Abstract ID: 108382 Total Abdominal Colectomy and Ileorectal Anastomosis for Ulcerative Colitis: Long Term Results in 110 Patients
Mehdi Karoui, Alain Saudemont, Pierre Desreumaux, Francois René Pruvot, Pierre Quandalle, Luc P Gambiez, Lille, France
104920 Abstract ID: 104920 Concomitant Colorectal Cancer and Renal Cell Carcinoma: An Apparent Predisposition for Other Malignancies
Harvey G Moore, Robert Finch, Anju S Morarka, Paul Russo, Farhang Rabbani, Arnold Markowitz, Colleen Gately, Jose G Guillem, New York, NY
102442 Abstract ID: 102442 Long Term Functional Results of Coloanal Anastomosis with Preoperative versus Postoperative Radiotherapy for Rectal Cancer
Daniel R Nathanson, N J Espat, Warren E Enker, Jose G Guillem, Alfred M Cohen, W D Wong, Phillip B Paty, New York, NY
103534 Abstract ID: 103534 Preoperative Radiochemotherapy (RT-CHT) and Total Mesorectal Excision (TME) for Mid and Low Rectal Cancer
Salvatore Pucciarelli, Paola Toppan, Marialuisa Friso, Carlo Aschele, Marzia Minante, Mario Lise, Padova, Italy
104298 Abstract ID: 104298 Outcome of Ileorectal Anastomosis (IRA) for Crohn's Colitis (CC)
Anat Ravid, Maria Liu, Brenda O'Connor, Helen M Macrae, Zane Cohen, Robin S McLeod, Toronto, Canada
107588 Abstract ID: 107588 Multi-option Treatment Strategy for Recurrent Rectal Cancer
Harold J Wanebo, Daniel Wrobleski, Michael Vezeridis, Giovanni Begossi, Philip Reiss, Providence, RI
107887 Abstract ID: 107887 Augmentation in Prevention and Treatment of Juxta-Anal Wound Complications with an Indwelling Fecal Management System
Jaehwang Kim, Daeho Son, Minchul Shim, John S Minasi, Daegu, South Korea; Fernandina Beach, FL
100572 Abstract ID: 100572 Colorectal Adenocarcinoma in Cirrhotic Patients
Pascal Gervaz, Rattaplee Pak-Art, Santhat Nivatvongs, Bruce Wolff, Dirk Larson, Stacy Klingel, rochester, MN
108247 Abstract ID: 108247 Geographic Differences in the Management of Patients with Acute Appendicitis
Jennefer Kieran, Myriam Curet, Albuquerque, NM; Stanford, CA
106276 Abstract ID: 106276 Functional Results and Quality of Life (QOL) Following Laparoscopic Rectopexy or Posterior Rectal Resection for Rectal Prolapse and Intussusception: A Prospective Study.
Ekkehard C Jehle, Matthias Neuschl, Tilman T Zittel, Martin E Kreis, Horst D Becker, Tuebingen, Germany; 72074 Tuebingen, Germany
101199 Abstract ID: 101199 Surgical Treatment of Anorectal Sarcoma
Ravinder K Annamaneni, Takamori Nakayama, Nicole M Lanouette, Jose G Guillem, James M Woodruff, Leah Ben-Porat, Bruce D Minsky, Douglas W Wong, Alfred M Cohen, Murray F Brennan, Phillip B Paty, New York, NY
103334 Abstract ID: 103334 Specific Histologic Features Can Be Used to Predict Reliably Lymph Node Spread in T1 Colorectal Carcinoma - Beats All Biomarkers - a Novel Finding That Will Advance Medical and Surgical Management
Tarun Mullick, Preetha Ramalingam, Feza Remzi, Jason Tasch, Ian Lavery, Adrian Ormsby, Cleveland, OH
101156 Abstract ID: 101156 Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery of Locally Advanced High Rectal Cancers Downstaged Using Neoadjuvant Therapy
W Robert Rout, Edward M Copeland III, William M Mendenhall, Robert A Zlotecki, Scott R Schell, Gainesville, FL
101354 Abstract ID: 101354 The Role of Repeat Computed Tomography Scan for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancers Following Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy
Richard Smith, Jeffrey Kavolius, Matthew Mayfield, Matthew Chung, Edmund Burke, TAMC, HI; Honolulu, HI
102691 Abstract ID: 102691 Lack of Thymidylate Synthase by Immunohistochemistry Is Associated with Tumour Downstaging after Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy.
Robyn Saw, Matthew Morgan, David J Koorey, Dorothy Painter, Michael Findlay, Graham Stevens, Stephen Clarke, Pierre Chapuis, Michael Solomon, Sydney, Australia; Wellington, New Zealand; Dunedin, New Zealand
102793 Abstract ID: 102793 Anorectal Physiology Following Rectal Resection: A Prospective, Longitudinal Evaluation of Conventional and Vector Volume Manometry
Marco Sailer, Stephan M Freys, Martin Fein, Sebastian E Debus, Karl H Fuchs, 97080 Wuerzburg, Germany
104248 Abstract ID: 104248 Demographic Influence on Colorectal Cancer
B Todd Heniford, Gamal Mostafa, Kristi L Harold, Brent D Matthews, Kent W Kercher, Ronald Sing, Charlotte, NC
107909 Abstract ID: 107909 Metabolic Correlates of Colon Neoplasia
Minh C Nguyen, Jerald Darvishzadeh, Richard W Golub, John G Kral, Brooklyn, NY
102937 Abstract ID: 102937 Routine Contrast Imaging of Low Pelvic Anastomosis before Temporary Stoma Closure: Lack of Clinical Impact on Patient Management
Matthew F Kalady, Ryan C Fields, Kirsten B Wilkins, Mark W Onaitis, Douglas S Tyler, Christopher R Mantyh, Kirk Ludwig, Durham, NC
100410 Abstract ID: 100410 Colorectal Cancers at the Rectosigmoid Junction: Should They Be Treated as Colon or as Rectal Cancer?
Clifford Y Ko, Jonathan Sack, Los Angeles, CA
102646 Abstract ID: 102646 Is There a Role for Colectomy in Children with Constipation?
Nader N Youssef, Licia Pensabene, Carlo Di Lorenzo, Pittsburgh, PA
103424 Abstract ID: 103424 Steroid Therapy Does Not Increase Risk of Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis Leak Rates
Eiman Firoozmand, Jung-Cheng Kang, Jeffrey Lake, Panteleimon Vassiliu, Petar Vukasin, Linda Chan, Adrian Ortega, Andreas Kaiser, Robert W Beart Jr, Los Angeles, CA
103933 Abstract ID: 103933 Rectal Anatomy after Rectopexy for Emptying Disorder: Comparison of Conventional and MR Defecography
Martin J Utzig, Anton J Kroesen, Alix Oesterheld, Daniel Cornely, Karl-Jürgen Wolf, Heinz J Buhr, Berlin, Germany
101652 Abstract ID: 101652 The Ileo Neo Rectal Anastomosis: Results of the First 50 Candidates with an Alternative Restorative Procedure
Cees Laarhoven van, Willem Hueting, Marguerite Schipper, Henk Oostvogel, Louis Akkermans, Theo Vroonhoven van, Hein Gooszen, Tilburg, Netherlands; Utrecht, Netherlands; Amersfoort, Netherlands
103184 Abstract ID: 103184 Early Stage Carcinoid Tumors of the Rectosigmoid: Presentation, Management and Pathologic Evaluation
Ashwani Rajput, Richard T Cheney, Miguel A Rodriguez-Bigas, Nicholas J Petrelli, Debrah Wirtzfeld, Buffalo, NY; Houston, TX; Newark, DE; St. John's, Canada
108418 Abstract ID: 108418 Laparoscopic Stomas: The Preferred Approach
Harry L Reynolds Jr, Josh Gady, Kirk Ludwig, Cleveland, OH; Durham, NC
106020 Abstract ID: 106020 Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery for Non-Erosive Reflux Disease (NERD): Comparison with Outcomes of Surgery for Erosive Esophagitis and Barretts Esophagus.
Reginald V Lord, Dino Elyassnia, Corinne T Sheth, Peter F Crookes, Jeffrey A Hagen, Stefan Oberg, Richard Gurski, Andrea Gattolin, Nagammapudur S Balaji, Steven Demeester, Jeffrey H Peters, Tom Demeester, Los Angeles, CA
100396 Abstract ID: 100396 Fundoplication Improves Disordered Esophageal Motility
T R Heider, Kevin E Behrns, Mark J Koruda, Nicholas Shaheen, Tananchai Lucktong, Barbara Bradshaw, Timothy M Farrell, Chapel Hill, NC
101772 Abstract ID: 101772 Fate of Patients with Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus and the Esophagogastric Junction: A Population Based Analysis with Special Reference to Different Treatment Modalities
Jarmo Salo, Eero Sihvo, Jouko Isolauri, Juhani Rämö, Markku Luostarinen, Helsinki, Finland; Tampere, Finland; Lahti, Finland
103304 Abstract ID: 103304 Prospective Randomized Study Between Laparoscopic and Open Total Fundoplication in Uncomplicated Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.
Thomas Franzén, Bo Anderberg, Mikael Wirén, Lita Tibbling Grahn, Karl-Erik Johansson, Linköping, Sweden; Huddinge, Sweden
100780 Abstract ID: 100780 Prevalence and Spread of Lymph Node Metastases in Early Adenocarcinoma of the Esophago-Gastric Junction
Marcus Feith, Hubert J Stein, M Werner, Joerg-Ruediger Siewert, 81675 Munich, Germany
102148 Abstract ID: 102148 Barrett's Esophagus Does Not Adversely Affect Objective Results and Long-Term Clinical Outcome after Laparoscopic Antireflux Procedures
Marco Barreca, Brant K Oelschlager, Dmitry Oleynikov, Lily C Chang, Charles E Pope II, Carlos A Pellegrini, Seattle, WA; Omaha, NE
102662 Abstract ID: 102662 High Prevalence of Intestinal Metaplasia at the Gastro-Esophageal Junction in End-Stage Achalasia
Andrea Gattolin, Jeffrey H Peters, Jeffrey A Hagen, Nagammapudur S Balaji, Richard Gurski, Laura Antoniazzi, Dimitrios Theodorou, Cedric G Bremner, Peter F Crookes, Steven Demeester, Tom Demeester, LOS ANGELES, CA
102686 Abstract ID: 102686 A Gastric Pullup Has Similar Function but More Cervical Esophageal Injury Than a Colon Interposition after Esophagectomy.
Farzaneh Banki, Tom Demeester, Jeffrey A Hagen, Jeffrey H Peters, Steven Demeester, LOS ANGELES, CA
104063 Abstract ID: 104063 Minimally Invasive Collis Gastroplasty: Long Term Outcome
Ashley H Vernon, Lee Swanstrom, C Smith, Blair Jobe, John G Hunter, Portland, OR; Atlanta, GA
100510 Abstract ID: 100510 Impact of Laparoscopic Total versus Partial Fundoplication on Patients Quality of Life
Frank A Granderath, Thomas Kamolz, Ursula M Schweiger, Rudolph Pointner, 5700 Zell am See, Austria
100251 Abstract ID: 100251 Laparoscopic Refundoplication with Prosthetic Hiatal Closure for Recurrent Hiatal Hernia after Primary Failed Antireflux Surgery
Frank A Granderath, Ursula M Schweiger, Thomas Kamolz, Rudolph Pointner, 5700 Zell am See, Austria
104547 Abstract ID: 104547 The Collis-Nissen Operation for the Treatment of Acquired Short Esophagus and Esophageal Peptic Stricture
Giovanni Zaninotto, Costantni Mario, Molena Daniela, Rizzetto Christian, Portale Giuseppe, Costantino Michela, Ancona Ermanno, Padova, Italy
105992 Abstract ID: 105992 Factors Affecting Perioperative Morbidity after Laparoscopic Esophageal Myotomy for Achalasia
Claude Deschamps, Daniel L Miller, Frank C Nichols, Mark S Allen, Greg D Jenkins, Peter C Pairolero, Rochester, MN
108282 Abstract ID: 108282 Robotic Heller Myotomy Decreases Esophageal Perforations
Santiago Horgan, Fernando Elli, Robert Berger, Scott Melvin, Chicago, IL; Columbus, OH
107584 Abstract ID: 107584 Achalasia and Chest Pain: Effect of Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy
Marco Patti, Silvana Perretta, Piero M Fisichella, Lawrence W Way, San Francisco, CA 94143, CA
106177 Abstract ID: 106177 Is There a Difference in Outcome of Laparoscopic Antireflux Procedures between GERD-Patients with and without Barrett's Esophagus?
Karl Fuchs, Martin Fein, Stephan M Freys, Joern Maroske, Harald Tigges, Marco Sailer, Wuerzburg, Germany
106895 Abstract ID: 106895 Etiology and Outcomes of Esophageal Ulcers: A Ten Year Experience in an Urban Hospital
Sachin H Shah, Daisuke Higuchi, Choichi Sugawa, Satochi Tokioka, Charles E Lucas, Detroit, MI
107774 Abstract ID: 107774 Radical En-Bloc Esophagectomy in Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer. Does It Suffice?
Asad Kutup, Stefan B Hosch, Peter Scheunemann, Nikolas H Stoecklein, Alexander Rehders, Wolfram T Knoefel, Jacob R Izbicki, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
102163 Abstract ID: 102163 Esophageal Dysmotility and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Upper GI Can Predict Favorable Outcome after Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
E Fraiji Jr, C Chambers, E Zervos, M Bloomston, S Goldin, M Wallace, Alexander S Rosemurgy II, Tampa, FL
107327 Abstract ID: 107327 Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery Improves the Quality of Life of GERD Patients Better than Medical Therapy.
Mario Costantini, Giovanni Zaninotto, Barbara Gnocato, Magdalena Epifani, Michela Costantino, Loredana Nicoletti, Daniela Molena, Giuseppe Portale, Cristian Rizzetto, Padova, Italy
108061 Abstract ID: 108061 Prospective Comparison of PET, CT and EUS in the Initial Staging of Esophageal Cancer Patients: Preliminary Results.
Val J Lowe, Brian Mullan, Joel G Fletcher, Eric Jensen, Mark Nathan, Enrique Vazquez-Sequeiros, Maurits Wiersema, Joseph Rubin, Joseph Rubin, Mark Allen, Daniel Miller, Thomas Smyrk, Rochester, MN, ME
100417 Abstract ID: 100417 The Effect of Chronic Pain Syndromes and Psychoemotional Disorders on Patient Satisfaction after Antireflux Surgery
Vic Velanovich, Detroit, MI
100904 Abstract ID: 100904 Anterior Gastropexy Reduces the Recurrence Rate after Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
Michael Rosen, Alicia Fanning, Terive Duperier, Fred Brody, Jeffrey Ponsky, Cleveland, OH
108007 Abstract ID: 108007 Zenker Diverticulum: Cricopharyngeal Myotomy with Diverticulopexy versus Diverticulectomy.
Joerg Theisen, Hubert J Stein, Bjoern L Bruecher, Karin Prentl, Hubertus Feussner, Joerg-Ruediger Siewert, Munich, Germany
101462 Abstract ID: 101462 Determinants of Long-Term Survival after Resection for Esophageal Cancer: Implications for Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Therapy
Mark K Ferguson, Amy E Durkin, Chicago, IL
106781 Abstract ID: 106781 Delayed Surgical Management of Achalasia Leads to Patient Physical Decline
Edward Lin, Vickie Swafford, L Rodrigo Gonzalez, Steven P Bowers, Samer G Mattar, John G Hunter, C Smith, Atlanta, GA; Portland, OR
105462 Abstract ID: 105462 A Comparative Study of Graft Materials in the Treatment of Paraesophageal Hernia in Dogs
Samer Mattar, Steven Bowers, Maria L Terry, Dillehay L Dirk, Venkatesh R K, C D Smith, Atlanta, GA; Albuquerque, NM
107494 Abstract ID: 107494 Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication in Lung Transplant Recipients
Elizabeth K O'Halloran, Christine L Lau, R Duane Davis, Scott M Palmer, Theodore Pappas, James D Reynolds, Erik M Clary, W Stephen Eubanks, Durham, NC
102544 Abstract ID: 102544 Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication: 5 Year Follow-Up
Hugh L Houston, Leena Khaitan, Michael D Holzman, Kenneth W Sharp, William O Richards, Nashville, TN
100622 Abstract ID: 100622 Postoperative Pain Relief from Intrapleural Bupivicaine Following Laparoscopic Fundoplication: A Randomised Controlled Trial
Shorland Hosking, Nicholas Johnson, Hossam Makar, Peter Thomas, Poole, UK
100511 Abstract ID: 100511 Quality of Life, Symptomatic Outcome and Patients Satisfaction after Laparoscopic Refundoplication in GERD Patients with Failed Primary Antireflux Surgery: A 3 to 5 Years Follow-Up
Frank A Granderath, Thomas Kamolz, Ursula M Schweiger, Rudolph Pointner, 5700 Zell am See, Austria
104773 Abstract ID: 104773 Prospective Surveillance of Gastro-Esophageal Reflux in Patients with Morbid Obesity after Laparoscopic Gastric Banding
Peter H Collet, Christian Gutschow, Paul M Schneider, Elfriede Bollschweiler, Arnulf H Hoelscher, 50931 Cologne, Germany
107910 Abstract ID: 107910 Does Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery Lead to Chronic Bowel Dysfunction?
Mehran Anvari, Christopher J Allen, Hamilton, Canada
100393 Abstract ID: 100393 Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Predictors of Recurrence and Analysis of Subsequent Post-Recurrence Survival
Charles Cha, Yuman Fong, William R Jarnagin, Leslie H Blumgart, Ronald P Dematteo, New York, NY
105835 Abstract ID: 105835 Increasing the Effectivity of Laser-Induced Thermotherapy (LITT) by Combining It with Interrupted Hepatic Perfusion in Patients with Irresectable Liver Tumors
Christoph T Germer, Joerg Ritz, Christoph Isbert, Thomas Albrecht, Verena Knappe, Heinz J Buhr, Berlin, Germany
101623 Abstract ID: 101623 Evaluation of Liver Functoin in Living Donor Liver Transplant Recipient Using Calcineurin Inhibitor Pharmacokinetics
Agnes Lo, M Hosein Shokouh-Amiri, Han P Grewal, Santiago Vera, Ahmed Aljedai, A Osama Gaber, Memphis, TN
101634 Abstract ID: 101634 A Case-Control Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Living Donor Liver Transplantation
A Osama Gaber, Ahmed Aljedai, Marsha Honaker, Agnes Lo, Han Grewal, Mark Levstik, Jonathan Fisher, Santiago Vera, Nosratollah Nezakatgoo, M Hosein Shokouh-Amiri, Memphis, TN
103425 Abstract ID: 103425 Obesity Increases Risks of Hepatic Resection
Erica Shockett, David Kooby, William Jarnagin, Ronald Dematteo, Leslie Blumgart, Yuman Fong, New York, NY
101095 Abstract ID: 101095 Diagnosis, Management, and Outcome of 115 Patients with Hepatic Hemangiomas
Sam Yoon, Ronald P DeMatteo, C K Charney, Yuman Fong, William R Jarnagin, Leslie H Blumgart, New York, NY
104134 Abstract ID: 104134 Is Partial Hepatectomy Indicated in the Presence of Perihepatic Lymph Node Metastases for Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer?
Juan M Sarmiento, Shaheen Zakaria, Florencia G Que, David M Nagorney, Rochester, MN
100087 Abstract ID: 100087 Prognostic Factors after Hepatic Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Hepatitis B Viral Infection: Univariate and Multivariate Analysis
Miin-Fu Chen, Tai Pei, Taiwan
100479 Abstract ID: 100479 Should Patients with Locally Advanced Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Undergo Laparoscopic Staging Prior to Initiation of Chemoradiation?
Margo Shoup, Murray F Brennan, Eileen O'Reilly, Corinne Winston, Ross McMahon, Diane Bassman, Kevin C Conlon, New York, NY
101184 Abstract ID: 101184 Quality of Life in Patients after Pancreaticoduodenectomy
Pamela Hodul, Steve Creech, Jack Pickleman, Gerard V Aranha, Maywood, IL
106631 Abstract ID: 106631 Effect of Pancreatic Surgery on Proximal and Distal Gut Hormone Secretion.
R c i van Geenen, C Penning, M K Vu, D J Gouma, A A M Masclee, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Leiden, Netherlands
106393 Abstract ID: 106393 Relevance of Portalvenous Involvement in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Chronic Pancreatitis
Frank Makowiec, Hartwig Riediger, Ulrich Adam, Jens Kroeger, Joerg Emmrich, Ulrich T Hopt, Freiburg, Germany; Rostock D-18055, Germany
108086 Abstract ID: 108086 Detection of Elevated Serum Heparanase Activity in Pancreatic Cancer Patients by a Novel ELISA
Roderick M Quiros, Xiaohong Xu, Anthony Kim, Richard A Prinz, Chicago, IL
105103 Abstract ID: 105103 Outcome after Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Periampullary Cancer: An Analysis from the Veterans Affairs National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
Kevin G Billingsley, Kwan Hur, Jennifer Daley, William Henderson, Shukri F Khuri, Richard H Bell, Seattle, WA; Hines, IL; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL
105116 Abstract ID: 105116 Patients Undergoing Treatment for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Can Mount an Effective Immune Response to Vaccinations
Jennifer F Tseng, Christopher G Willett, Carlos Fernandez-Del castillo, David P Ryan, Jeffrey W Clark, Andrew X Zhu, David W Rattner, Jennifer L Winkelmann, Andrew L Warshaw, Boston, MA
106651 Abstract ID: 106651 Complications after Pancreatic Head Resection: Impact of Preoperative Biliary Drainage and Intraoperative Bile Cultures
Frank Makowiec, Hartwig Riediger, Franka Lestin, Ulrich Adam, Ulrich T Hopt, Freiburg, Germany; Rostock D-18055, Germany
107302 Abstract ID: 107302 Is There a Role for Surgery in the Multimodality Treatment of Locally Advanced Pancreatic Carcinoma?
Michael Meyers, John Hoffman, Eric Ross, Neal Meropol, Gary Freedman, Tommy Brown, Burton Eisenberg, Philadelphia, PA
100570 Abstract ID: 100570 Complex Pancreatic Surgery: The Role of Interventional Radiologists in Managing Patients and Complications
Taylor A Sohn, Charles J Yeo, John L Cameron, Keith D Lillemoe, Jeffrey F Geschwind, Sally E Mitchell, Anthony C Venbrux, Baltimore, MD
102117 Abstract ID: 102117 A Clinicopathologic Analysis of 63 Cases of Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm of the Pancreas
Michael D'Angelica, Murray F Brennan, Arief A Suriawinata, David S Klimstra, Kevin C Conlon, New York, NY
104504 Abstract ID: 104504 Pancreatic Duct Obstruction Activates Pancreatic Stellate Cells
Shinji Kishi, Yoshifumi Takeyama, Takashi Ueda, Takeo Yasuda, Makoto Shinzeki, Yasuyuki Suzuki, Yoshikazu Kuroda, Kobe, Japan
105376 Abstract ID: 105376 Pathways of Care for Patients with Pancreatic Cancer: The Primary Care-Specialist Interface in Contemporary Practice.
Ioannis T Virlos, William Boswell, Priyantha Siriwardana, Ajith K Siriwardena, Manchester, UK
106616 Abstract ID: 106616 Follow-Up after Resection for Chronic Pancreatitis: Results of 162 Patients
Frank Makowiec, Hartwig Riediger, Stefan Benz, Stefan Trczeczak, Ulrich Adam, Ulrich T Hopt, Freiburg, Germany; Rostock D-18055, Germany
106680 Abstract ID: 106680 Low Rate of Delayed Gastric Emptying after Pylorus Preserving Duodenopancreatectomy
Hartwig Riediger, Frank Makowiec, Stefan Benz, Stefan Trczeczak, Ulrich Adam, Ulrich T Hopt, Freiburg, Germany; Rostock D-18055, Germany
108461 Abstract ID: 108461 Retroperitoneal Approach and Debridement of Peripancreatic Necrosis.
Philippe Kosydar, Didier Roumilhac, Jean Pierre Chambon, Franck Denimal, Francois René Pruvot, Luc P Gambiez, Lille, France
102164 Abstract ID: 102164 Improved Outcomes with Limited Pancreatic Head Resections for Benign Disease
Gudrun Aspelund, Mark D Topazian, Jeffrey Lee, Dana K Andersen, New Haven, CT
106862 Abstract ID: 106862 Intragastric and Intestinal PH Profiles after Surgical Treatment for Chronic Pancreatitis
R c i van Geenen, W P Geus, C Penning, D J Gouma, A A M Masclee, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Den Haag, Netherlands; Leiden, Netherlands
107587 Abstract ID: 107587 Dynamic Secretin Stimulated Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography (D-MRCP) in Evaluating Pancreatic Function following Pancreatic Resection
Juhani Sand, Mickael Parviainen, Heikki Kolehmainen, Isto Nordback, Tampere, Finland
103183 Abstract ID: 103183 Pancreatic Pseudocysts: What Factors Are Associated with Treatment Failure?
Alexander Perez, James Gardner-Thorpe, Peter A Banks, David L Carr-Locke, Michael J Zinner, Stanley W Ashley, Edward E Whang, Boston, MA
105206 Abstract ID: 105206 Ultrafiltration as Treatment in Patients with Acute Pancreatitis Secondary to Hyperlipidemia
Sergio Rojas Sr, Jesus Mier, Rachid Cesin, PUEBLA, PUE., Mexico
106870 Abstract ID: 106870 Gallstone Pacreatitis Does Not Always Require ERCP Prior to Cholecystectomy.
Christopher P Steffes, Daniel Johnston, Arthur Carlin, James Tyburski, Louis Astra, Detroit, MI
102718 Abstract ID: 102718 Expression of Cyclooxygenase II (COX II) in Chronic Pancreatitis
Yoshifumi Takeyama, Shinji Kishi, Takashi Ueda, Takeo Yasuda, Makoto Shinzeki, Yasuyuki Suzuki, Yoshikazu Kuroda, Kobe, Japan
101908 Abstract ID: 101908 Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors: Biology Is Dependent upon Origin
Jamie J Van Gompel, Thomas F Warner, Herbert Chen, Madison, WI
108430 Abstract ID: 108430 Surgical Management of Intestinal Failure in an Intestinal Rehabilitation Program - Initial Experience
Kishore Iyer, Jon Thomson, Simon Horslen, Jon Vanderhoof, John Dibaise, Alan Langnas, Omaha, NE
102566 Abstract ID: 102566 Mucosal Healing in Crohn's Disease Patients Is Associated with Reduction in Hospitalizations and Surgeries
Paul Rutgeerts, Helmut Malchow, Morten H Vatn, Songkai Yan, Mohan Bala, Sander Van Deventer, Leuven, Belgium; Leverkusen, Germany; Oslo, Norway; Malvern, PA; Amsterdam, The Netherlands
100614 Abstract ID: 100614 Duodenal Adenocarcinoma: The Need for Accurate Lymph Node Staging
Abeezar Sarela, Murray F Brennan, Martin S Karpeh, David Klimstra, Kevin C Conlon, New York, NY
100619 Abstract ID: 100619 Surgical Management of Abdominal Tuberculosis (ATB)
Imran Hassan, Emmanouil Brilakis, Rodney L Thompson, Florencia G Que, Rochester, MN
101380 Abstract ID: 101380 Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Laparotomy for Small Bowel Obstruction
Vanessa L Wills, Peter J Martin, Josephine Belcher, Newcastle, NSW, Australia; Sydney, Australia
100667 Abstract ID: 100667 Feasibility of Early Closure of Diverting Ileostomies
R Bakx, O R C Busch, D V Geldere, W A Bemelman, Frederik Slors, J J B V Lanschot, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Amstelveen, Netherlands
108152 Abstract ID: 108152 Gastric Stimulation as a Novel Surgical Approach to Treatment of Drug Refractory Gastroparesis at Kansas University Medical Center
Jameson Forster, Irene Sarosiek, Sara Durham, Suzanne Denton, Zhiyue Lin, Richard McCallum, Kansas City, KS
104977 Abstract ID: 104977 Surgical Management of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: A Single Institution 33-Year Experience
David T Efron, Keith D Lillemoe, John L Cameron, Sean Tierney, Susan C Abraham, Richard F Heitmiller, Ralph H Hruban, Elizabeth Montgomery, Charles J Yeo, Baltimore, MD
106504 Abstract ID: 106504 A Laparoscopic Approach Decreases Wound-Related Complications Following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.
Aviv Ben-Meir, Anna Miller, Courtney Holbrook, Bruce Schirmer, Charlottesville, VA
106576 Abstract ID: 106576 The Effect of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass on Hormones Involved in Body Weight Regulation and Glucose Metabolism
Francesco Rubino, Michel Gagner, Paolo Gentileschi, Subhash Kini, Shoji Fukuyama, John Feng, Edward Diamond, New York, NY
105406 Abstract ID: 105406 Laparoscopic Roux en-Y Gastric Bypass in Super- and Suprasuper-Obese Patients: Results from Our Intital Series of 137 Patients.
Richard A Perugini, Donald Czerniach, Yuri Novitsky, Demetrius Litwin, John J Kelly, Worcester, MA
107360 Abstract ID: 107360 Fundoplication in Patients with Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Normal Distal Esophageal Acid Exposure Times
Jeffrey D Pearce, Benjamin M Hopkins, Gegory N Postma, Peter Belafsky, Kevin Bach, James Koufman, Carl J Westcott, Winston-Salem, NC
101168 Abstract ID: 101168 Gastrointestinal Symptomatic Outcome after Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity
Ronald H Clements, Allen Foster, Henry L Laws, Birmingham, AL
102464 Abstract ID: 102464 Palliative Gastrectomy Improves Survival in Patients with Stomach Cancer Having Peritoneal Metastases Detected on Staging Laparoscopy - A Prospective Follow-Up Study
Enders K Ng, Simon K Wong, Angus C Chan, Danny W Lee, Sydney Chung, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
104953 Abstract ID: 104953 The Applicability and Outcome of Laparoscopic Gastric Resection
Gina L Adrales, Harrison S Pollinger, Kent W Kercher, Michael J Mastrangelo Jr, B Todd Heniford, Adrian E Park, Lexington, KY; Charlotte, NC
106963 Abstract ID: 106963 Indications for Concomitant Gastric Drainage Procedure and Foregut Surgery in the Laparoscopic Era
K R Venkatesh, Edward Lin, Steven P Bowers, Samer G Mattar, Vickie Swafford, John G Hunter, C Smith, Atlanta, GA; Portland, OR
103823 Abstract ID: 103823 Decrease in Serum Pepsinogen I Following Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass
Magnus Sundbom, Erik Mardh, Sven Mardh, Margareta Ohrvall, Sven Gustavsson, Uppsala, Sweden; Linköping, Sweden
108460 Abstract ID: 108460 Vagal Nerve Division during Gastric Pouch Creation May Improve Outcome
Sayeed Ikramuddin, Giselle Hamad, John M Glascock, George Eid, Philip Schauer, Minneapolis, MN; Pittsburgh, PA
102166 Abstract ID: 102166 Partial Stomach-Partitioning Gastrojejunostomy (PSPG) for Malignant Gastric Outlet Obstruction
Natalie E Joseph, John P Hoffman, James C Watson, Burton L Eisenberg, Philadelphia, PA
104997 Abstract ID: 104997 Postoperative Early Enteral Nutrition vs Total Parenteral Nutrition in Patients Undergoing Total Gastrectomy
Fumie Ikezawa, Takashi Tsuchiya, Takeshi Naitoh, Masao Kobari, Sendai, Japan
105706 Abstract ID: 105706 Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Effectively Cures Co-Morbid Diseases Associated with Morbid Obesity
Pavlos K Papasavas, Philip F Caushaj, Fernando E Hayetian, Rodney J Landreneau, Robert J Keenan, Julie Maurer, Daniel J Gagne, Pittsburgh, PA
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