2015 Monday Annual Meeting Videos

2015 Monday Annual Meeting Videos | ASCRS


Monday, June 1, 2015 
ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting Recordings

We hope that you enjoyed the 2015 ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting that was held in Boston, MA, May 30th – June 3rd. Did you miss a session? Do you want to listen to a talk again? Following are the sessions that were recorded and ready for your review. 


Residents’ Breakfast

    The Road Less Traveled or the High Road? Charting a Path to Success
Michael Stamos, MD, Orange, CA


 Robotic Colorectal Surgery

     What's New with the Robot (Tools, Capabilities) and How Might it Improve
     My Practice

     Howard Ross, MD, Philadelphia, PA

     Evidence: Where are We?
     David Jayne, MD, Leeds, United Kingdom

     Role of Robotics in Colon Surgery?
     Julio Garcia-Aguilar, MD, PhD, New York, NY

     The Costs of Robotics, Pitfalls and Economics
     Robert Cleary, MD, Ann Arbor, MI

     Complex Pelvic Surgery, Techniques and Tricks
     Amir Bastawrous, MD, Seattle, WA

     Robotic Rectal Cancer Surgery and Robotic-Intersphincteric Resection
     Jin Cheon Kim, MD, Seoul, South Korea

     Economics of Robotics
     Craig Rezac, MD, New Brunswick, NJ


Rectal Cancer: Optimizing Outcomes through Techniques Open

     Low Anterior Resection
     Robert Madoff, MD, Minneapolis, MN

     Open Ultra-Low Resection with Coloanal Anastomosis:
     Mucosectomy vs Intersphincteric Resection

     Thomas Read, MD, Burlington, MA

     Abdominal Perineal Resection: Prone Position/Cylindrical Approach:
     When and How?

     Torbjörn Holm, MD, Stockholm, Sweden

     ALaCaRT: Australian Laparoscopic Cancer of the Rectum Trial
     Andrew Stevenson, MD, Chermside, Australia

     Robotic Rectal Cancer Resections
     Slawomir Marecik, MD, Park Ridge, IL

     Sergio Larach, MD, Orlando, FL

     Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision
     Antonio Lacy, MD, PhD, Barcelona, Spain

     Results of Robotic vs Laparoscopic Resection for Rectal Cancer: ROLARR Study
     Alessio Pigazzi, MD, PhD, Orange, CA


Memorial Lectureship Honoring John M. MacKeigan, MD

     A Short Walk Through the History of the Quality Movement
     Introduction: Anthony Senagore, MD
     Martin Luchtefeld, MD, Grand Rapids, MI

Presidential Address

     A Surgeon’s Puzzle: “The Missing Pieces”
     Introduction: Michael Stamos, MD
     Terry C. Hicks, MDNew Orleans, LA


Navigating a Career Path in Colon and Rectal Surgery – Orchestrating and Optimizing Career Transitions at All Levels

     Life after Training – You are Now the Attending of Record!
     Mark Manwaring, MD, Greenville, NC

     Mid-Life Crisis, Build your Own or Lead from the Center!
     Gregory Kennedy, MD, PhD, Madison, WI

     From Private Practice to Hospital Acquisition – Lifestyle, Dollars and Sense!
     Wayne Ambroze, MD, Atlanta, GA

     A View from Above – How to Effectively Lead a Team!
     Michael Stamos, MD, Orange, CA

     Emotional Intelligence – The Real Key to Success
     James Fleshman, MD, Dallas, TX


Abstract Session: Benign Colonic Disease

     S9 Surgical Site Infection following Colorectal Surgery: In the Eye
     of the Beholder?

     T.L. Hedrick*, A. Harrigan, B. Umapathi, R. Sawyer, C.M. Friel, Charlottesville, VA

     S10 Diverticulitis in the United States: A Decade Analysis of Changing Trends
     M.H. Hanna*, Z. Moghadamyeghaneh,G. Hwang, L. Malellari, S.D. Mills, J.C.
M.J. Stamos, A. Pigazzi, Orange, CA

     S11 Sigmoid Colectomy for Acute Diverticulitis in Immunosuppressed vs.
     Immunocompetent Patients: Outcomes from the ACS-NSQIP Database

     A. Al-Khamis*, J. Abou Khalil, C. Vasilevsky, N. Morin, G. Ghitulescu, P. Gordon, M.
J. Faria, M. Boutros, Montreal, QC, Canada

     S12 The Readmission After Acute Diverticulitis (RAD) Score – A Nomogram for
     Determining 60-day Readmission Risk for Diverticulitis Patients Using 145, 325
     Admissions from the State Inpatient Database (SID) (2006-2011).

     V. Chakravorty*, K. Mahendraraj, R.S. Chamberlain, Livingston, NJ

     S13 Conservatively Treated Diverticular Abscess Associated with High Risk of
     Recurrence and Disease Complications

     B. Devaraj, W. Liu*, K. Cologne, A.M. Kaiser, Los Angeles, CA

     Killingback Award Winner
     S15 High vs low Urine Output Targets in Elective Surgical Patients:
     A Randomized Clinical Trial

     J. Puckett*, J. De Zoysa, M. Kluger, Auckland, New Zealand; S. Palmer, .J Pickering,
     Z. Endre, C
hristchurch, New Zealand; M. Soop, Auckland, New Zealand

     S16 The Current State of Colorectal Surgery Training: A Survey of Program
     Directors, Current Colorectal Residents, and Recent Colorectal Graduates.

     M.B. Bailey*, P.E. Miller, S. Pawlak, M. Thomas, H. Vargas, T. Hicks, C. Whitlow,
     D. Beck, D. Margolin, New Orleans, LA


Past Presidents’ Panel: Controversies and Cases

     Recurrent Anal Fissures 1
     Recurrent Anal Fissures 2

     Richard Billingham, MD, Seattle, WA

     Recurrent Rectal Cancer 1
     Recurrent Rectal Cancer 2

     H. Randolph Bailey, MD, Houston, TX

     Hemorrhoid Disease 1
     Hemorrhoid Disease 2

     Lester Rosen, MD, West Palm Beach, FL

     Inflammatory Bowel Disease 1
     Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2

     Michael Stamos, MD, Orange, CA

     Complex Fistula 1
     Complex Fistula 2

     Ann Lowry, MD, St. Paul, MN


Abstract Session: Pelvic Floor/Anorectal

     S18 Treatment of Fecal Incontinence with Gatekeeper™ Implantation
     A. Heydari*, E. Merolla, S. Giuratrabocchetta, M. Piccoli, G. Melotti, Modena, Italy;
     R. Fazlalizadeh, Orange, CA

     S19 The Impact of a Novel Vaginal Bowel Control System on Bowel Function
     M.G. Varma*, San Francisco, CA; C.A. Matthews, Chapel Hill, NC; H. Richter,
     Birmingham, AL

     S20 The Effect of Coexisting Pelvic Floor Disorders on Fecal Incontinence
     Quality of Life Scores: A Prospective Survey-Based Study

     L. Bordeianou, C.W. Hicks*, A. Olariu, L.R. Savitt, S.J. Pulliam, M. Weinstein, P. Sylla,
     M.M. Wakamatsu, Boston, MA; T. Rockwood, Minneapolis, MN; J. Kuo, Waltham, MA

     S21 The TOPAS™ Treatment for Fecal Incontinence: A Close Look at

     M. Zutshi*, Cleveland, OH; A. Mellgren, Chicago, IL; D.E. Fenner, Ann Arbor, MI; V.
     Lucente, Allentown, PA; P. Culligan, Summit, NJ; M. Nihira, Oklahoma City, OK

     S22 Long Term Efficacy of Sacral Nerve Stimulation for Fecal Incontinence –
     A Single Center Experience 

J.B. Cowley*, P.W. Waudby, H. O'Grady, G.S. Duthie, Beverley, United Kingdom

     S23 Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation has Sustained Benefit in the
     Treatment of Fecal Incontinence at 12 Months

J.B. Cowley*, P.W. Waudby, H. O'Grady, G.S. Duthie, Beverley, United Kingdom

     S24 Outcomes of Re-Implantation of Sacral Neurostimulation for Fecal
     Incontinence are Similar to Those of First Time Implants

     A. Cracco*, A. Chadi, S. Wexner, F. Rodrigues, G. DaSilva, Weston, FL; M. Zutshi,
     B. Gurland,
Cleveland, OH

     S25 Use of Biofeedback Combined with Diet for Treatment of Obstructed
     Defecation Associated with Paradoxical Contraction of Puborectalis
     Muscles (Anismus). Predictive Factors and Short-term Outcome

     S.M. Murad-Regadas*, F.S. Regadas, C. Bezerra, M.C. Oliveira, F. Regadas Filho,
     R. Vasconcelos, 
S. Almeida, G. Fernandes, Ceara, Brazil


Harry E. Bacon, MD, Lectureship

     Changes in Student and Residency Education in Surgery: Unanticipated
     Consequences and Challenges

     Introduction: Terry Hicks, MD
     Hiram C. Polk, Jr., MDLouisville, KY


Parviz Kamangar Humanities in Surgery Lectureship

     Spirituality and Faith in Serious Illness
     Introduction: Ira Kodner, MD
     Robert L. Fine, MD, FACP, FAAHPMDallas, TX


Special Lecture

     The Trials and Tribulations of Clinical Research: Why Johnny Can’t Add
     Thomas Read, MD, Burlington, MA


ASCRS International Scholarship Recipient

     What Receiving the Scholarship Means to Me
     Alex Emmanuel Elobu, MDKampala, Uganda


New Technologies Symposium

     Anorectal Fistula Closure with the New OTSC Proctology
     R.L. Prosst, W. Ehni, Stuttgart, Germany; A.K. Joos, D. Bussen,
     A. Herold, Mannheim, Germany

     New Advances in Fluorescent Imaging
     Ovunc Bardakcioglu, MD, Las Vegas, NV

     Regenerative Medicine in Problematic Colorectal Applications
     Vincent Obias, MD, Washington, DC

     Five Years of Sphincter Preserving Anal Fistula Repair Using the FiLaC Laser

     A. Wilhelm, Cologne, Germany

     FENIX® – A Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation Device for Fecal Incontinence:
     An “Attractive” Approach

     Paul-Antoine Lehur, MD, PhD, Nantes, France

     Advances in Surgical Stapling: ECHELON FLEX™ GST System
     David Longcope, MD, Denver, CO

     Future Robotic Single Port System
     Vincent Obias, MD, Washington, DC

     Pilot Study of a Novel Multimodal Pain Management Strategy –
     Evaluating the Impact on Patient Outcomes

     Deborah Keller, MD, Houston, TX

     Sylys: A Novel Surgical Sealant with the Potential to Reduce Anastomotic Leaks
     Deborah Nagle, MD, Boston, MA

     Transanal Hemorrhoidal Deasterialization: Advances on Technique and New Data
     Samir Agarwal, MD, Washington, DC

     Are You Ready to Repair Hernias Differently? The First Hybrid Hernia-
     Repair Device

     Eric Johnson, MD, Fort Lewis, WA

     Clinical Value of the Olympus 3D Imaging Solution
     I. Emre Gorgun, MD, Cleveland, OH