Division of Gastroenterology & Liver Diseases

GI & Liver Diseases Faculty Well Represented at ACG 2017

Division of Gastroenterology & Liver Diseases
GI & Liver Diseases Faculty Well Represented at ACG 2017The Einstein Montefiore Division of Gastroenterology & Liver Diseases was well represented at the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course, which took place this year May 6-9, 2017 in Chicago, IL.

Einstein Montefiore faculty presentations covered a wide range of gastroenterology and liver disease issues, including the following:

SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017

Peripheral Eosinophilia as a Predictor of Outcomes in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: An 11-Year Retrospective Study. Jacques C. Beauvai, Olga C. Aroniadis, Dana J. Lukin (Poster)

Variations in Phenotype and Healthcare Utilization for Ulcerative Colitis in an Urban, Non-Caucasian Population. Anand Kumar, Gila Hoffman, Olga C. Aroniadis, Dana J. Lukin (Poster)

Predictors of Clinical and Endoscopic Response with Vedolizumab for the Treatment of Moderately-Severely Active Ulcerative Colitis: Results from the US Victory Consortium.  Parambir Dulai, Joseph D. Meserve, Justin G. Hartke, Prianka Chilukuri, Khadija Chaudrey, Jenna L. Koliani-Pace, Gursimran Kochhar, Malav P. Parikh, Eugenia Shmidt, Robert Hirten, Michelle Luo, Morris Barocas, Karen Lasch, Keith Sultan, Arun Swaminath, Matthew Bohm, Dana J. Lukin, David Hudesman, Bo Shen, Corey A. Siegel, Bruce E. Sands, Jean Frederic Colombel, Sunanda V. Kane, Edward V. Loftus, Siddharth Singh, William J. Sandborn, Brigid Sweeney Boland (Poster)

Infliximab Re-Introduction After Temporary Discontinuation: A Multicentric Survey.  Galen Leung, David Faleck, Jean Frederic Colombel, Marla Dubinsky, Joshua Berkowitz, Sultan Keith, Jordan Axelrad, Margot E. Cohen, Garrett Lawlor, Manasi Agrawal, Dana J. Lukin, Seymour Katz, Lea Ann Chen (Poster)

SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017

Small Bowel Angiodysplasia in Minority Populations: Where to Find It?  Manhal J. Izzy, Wendy Rabbenou, Joann Kwah, Olga C. Aroniadis, Ghalib Jibara, Lawrence J. Brandt (Poster)

Escalation of Therapy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients with Clostridium Difficile Infection is Associated with Better Outcomes: An IBD Remedy Study. Dana J. Lukin, Garrett Lawlor, Alexandra Feathers, Henry Jen, Monica Passi, Kimberly Cavaliere, Jordan Axelrad, Michelle Loftus, David Hudesman, Melissa H. Rosen, Lisa Malter, Arun Swaminath (Poster)

MONDAY, MAY 8, 2017

Endoscopic Drainage of Post-Surgical Fluid Collections with Lumen Apposing Metal Stents (Lams): A Multicenter Study. Prashant Reddy Mudireddy, Shaffer Randall Shrope Mok, Amrita Sethi, Jeremy Kaplan, Ali Siddiqui, Douglas G. Adler, Jose Nieto, Sammy Ho, Amar Manvar, Peter V. Draganov, Dennis Yang, Bradley Confer, Amitpal Singh Johal, Harshit S. Khara, David L. Diehl  (Lecture)

EUS Guided Drainage of Pelvic Fluid Collections with Lumen-Apposing Metal Stents. Amar Manvar, Amit H. Sachdev, Sammy Ho, Amit P. Desai, Kunal Karia, Safeera Javed, Tamas A. Gonda, Nadia Ansari, Amrita Sethi (Poster)

Histologic Analysis of Explants of Hepatitis C Patients Who Achieved Sustained Virologic Response Prior to Liver Transplantation . Manhal J. Izzy, Wendy Rabbenou, Ashwin Akki, Kathryn Tanaka, Paul J. Gaglio, Kristina Chacko(Poster)

Rates and Predictors of Surgery in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients Initiating Vedolizumab Therapy: Results from the Victory Consortium. Jenna L. Koliani-Pace, Khadija Chaudrey, Gursimran Kochhar, Eugenia Shmidt, Justin G. Hartke, Prianka Chilukuri, Malav P. Parikh, Robert Hirten, Joseph D. Meserve, Michelle Luo, Morris Barocas, Karen Lasch, Siddharth Singh, Brigid Sweeney Boland, Keith Sultan, Arun Swaminath, Matthew Bohm, Dana J. Lukin, David Hudesman, Bruce E. Sands, Jean Frederic Colombel, William J. Sandborn, Bo Shen, Sunanda V. Kane, Corey A. Siegel, Edward V. Loftus, Parambir Dulai (Poster)

TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017

An International Multicenter Study on Digital Single Operator Cholangioscopy for the Management of Difficult Bile Duct Stones in 271 Patients. Olaya I. Brewer Gutierrez, Saowonee Ngamruengphong, Isaac Raijman, Richard Sturgess, Divyesh V. Sejpal, Stuart Sherman, Raj J. Shah, Richard Kwon, James L. Buxbaum, Claudio Zulli, Wahid Wassef, Douglas G. Adler, Daniel Mullady, Andrew Y. Wang, Kumar Krishnan, Vivek Kaul, Demetrios Tzimas, Christopher J. DiMaio, Sammy Ho, Bret T. Petersen, George Webster, Moon Sung Lee, Yen-I Chen, Laura K. Dwyer, Sumant Inamdar, Sheryl Lynch, Augustin Attwell, Amy Hosmer, Amar Manvar, Christopher Ko, Attilio Maurano, Avik Sarkar, Linda Jo Taylor, Vladimir M. Kushnir, Jessica P. Harris, Sanchit Gupta, John A. Martin, Noor LH Bekkali, Yun Nah Lee, Daniel S. Strand, Ali Raza, Majidah Abdulfattah Bukhari, Omid Sanaei, Shivangi Kothari, Martin H. Gregory, Asad Ullah, Truptesh Kothari, Christopher Gostout, Mark Topazian, Dushant Uppal, Arvind J. Trindade, Juan Carlos Bucobo, Nikhil A. Kumta, Vanessa B. Patrick, Mouen A. Khashab (Poster)

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