University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Gastroenterology and Hepatology members present at DDW2018

Washington, DC

DDW2018Eighteen members of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, along with colleagues, presented a total of 14 posters, oral presentations, panel discussions or workshops at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2018, a conference billed as the largest gathering of physicians and researchers in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy, and gastrointestinal surgery. The conference occurred on June 2-5, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Authors/presenters and titles by Gastroenterology and Hepatology division menbers are listed below. DDW 2018 meeting abstracts were published in Gastroenterology 154:6, Supplement 1.

  • Mark Benson, Jennifer Weiss, Michael R. Lucey, Jeff Pier, Patrick Pfau. Impact of United States Preventive Services Task Force Guidelines on Overall Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates and Screening Modalities. (Topic forum)
  • Michael R. Lucey, Jessica L. Mellinger. Management of Acute Alcoholic Hepatitis in 2018. (Postgraduate course - Case-based sessions)
  • Arnold Wald, David A. Johnson. Treatment of Anorectal Disorders (Hemorrhoids, Fissures, Incontinence): Yes, You Can! (Panel discussion)
  • Freddy Caldera, Sumona Saha, Arnold Wald, Ian Grimes, Luke Hillman, Youqi Zhang, Mark Reichelderfer, Mary S. Hayney. Randomized Trial Evaluating the Immunogenicity of High Dose Versus Standard Dose Influenza Vaccine in IBD Patients on Anti-TNF Monotherapy. (Research forum)
  • Bryant Megna, Dana Ley, Sumona Saha, Ian Grimes, Zhanhai Li, Freddy Caldera. Can We Even Take the Scenic Route? Predictors of Ability to Perform Chromoendoscopy in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. (Poster)
  • Kenneth Coggins, Bryn Sutherland, Aaron Potvien, Jennifer Weiss. Development and Validation of a Scoring System to Identify Patients with Helicobacter Pylori Infection. (Poster)
  • Mark Benson, Jeffrey Hubers, Matthew Caldis, Deepak V. Gopal, Patrick Pfau. Safety and Efficacy of Moderate Sedation in Super Obese Paitents: A Case-Control Study. (Poster)
  • Alexander Lee, Theodor F. Griggs, Bryn Sutherland, Paige Clements, Jennifer Weiss. Characterization of Histology and Risk Factors of Precancerous Colorectal Polyps in Adults Less than 50 Years Old. (Poster)
  • Margarita N. German, Lynn Nakad, Bryn Sutherland, Jessica R. Schumacher, Nancy Pandhi, Jennifer Weiss. Content Analysis of Colorectal Cancer Screening in Newspapers, 2010-2015. (Poster)
  • Paul Estrada, Jason Browne, Jennifer Weiss. Universal Tumor Screening Versus Selective Screening Based on Age and Bethesda Guidelines for Lynch Syndrome: Implications for Implementation. (Poster)
  • Eric J. Mao, Sarah Sheibani, Christopher Martin, Richard S. Bloomfeld, Kim Isaacs, Sumona Saha, Uma Mahadevan. Adherence to Healthcare Maintenance Among Women with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Results from the PIANO Registry. (Poster)
  • Alexander D. Hristov, Amandeep Kalra, Julia B. Alberth, Zhanhai Li, Freddy Caldera, Sumona Saha. MyChart Message Use Does Not Offset Phone Encounters or Office Visits in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. (Poster)
  • Freddy Caldera, Sumona Saha, Arnold Wald, Ian Grimes, Luke Hillman, Youqi Zhang, Mark Reichelderfer, Mary S. Hayney. Vedolizumab Does Not Affect Influenza Vaccine Antibody Response. (Poster)
  • Sachin Wani, et al (Patrick Pfau among the authors). Setting Minimum Standards for Training in EUS and ERCP: Results from a Prospective Multicenter Study Evaluating Learning Curves and Competence Among Advanced Endoscopy Trainees (AETS). (Topic forum)
  • Ravi J. Patel, Eric M. Nelsen, Ahmed Akhter, Mark Benson, Anurag Soni, Deepak V. Gopal, Patrick Pfau. General Anesthesia Versus Moderate Conscious Sedation: A Prospective Study on Outcomes with Selective Sedation in ERCP. (Topic forum)
  • Freddy Caldera, Karen Lasch, Charlie Cao, Fatima Bhayat. Lower Incidence of Herpes Zoster in Vedolizumab-Treated Versus Tofacitinib-Treated Patients wiht Ulcerative Colitis. (Poster)