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2016 Canadian Digestive Disease Week

Held in Montreal, QC from February 26-29

The following CEGIIR work are being presented during this year’s annual meeting:

CAG Student Prize awarded to Christopher Ma

  • (A4) FECAL IMMUNOCHEMICAL TESTING AND FECAL CALPROTECTIN PREDICT MUCOSAL HEALING IN INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE: A PROSPECTIVE STUDY
    C. Ma, R. Lumb, R. Foshaug, T. Dang, S. Verma, V. Huang, K. Kroeker, K. Wong, L. Dieleman, B. Halloran, R. Fedorak

Posters of Distinction

  • (A117) A PROSPECTIVE, DUAL CENTER, RANDOMIZED TRIAL COMPARING COLONOSCOPY VS CAPSULE DELIVERED FECAL MICROBIOTA TRANSPLANTATION (FMT) IN THE MANAGEMENT OF RECURRENT CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION (RCDI)
    D. Kao, B. Roach, N. Hotte, M. Silva, K. Madsen, P. Beck, T. Louie

  • (A118) INDEPENDENT PREDICTORS OF FAILURE OF FECAL MICROBIOTA TRANSPLANTATION (FMT) FOR RECURRENT OR REFRACTORY CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION
    J. Dimitry, A. Keshteli, D. Kao

  • (A194) PRE-AND POST-OPERATIVE PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF CARDIOPULMONARY EXERCISE TESTING IN LIVER TRANSPLANT CANDIDATES: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
    M. Ney, B. Vandermeer, P. Tandon, M. Haykowsky

  • (A229) CUMULATIVE RESULTS OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI THERAPY USING SEQUENTIAL THERAPY, BISMUTH QUADRUPLE THERAPY, LEVOFLOXACIN BASED TRIPLE THERAPY AND OTHER REGIMENS
    J. Buttenschoen, P. D'Souza, S. Veldhuyzen van Zanten

  • (A248) ULTRASOUND SHEAR WAVE ELASTOGRAPHY AND CONTRAST ENHANCEMENT BIOMARKERS IN CROHN'S DISEASE STRICTURES
    C. Lu, X. Gui, W. Chen, K. Novak, S. Ghosh, S. Wilson

  • (A249) EFFICACY OF HEPATITIS B COUNSELING AND VACCINATION IN PATIENTS WITH INFLAMMATATORY BOWEL DISEASE RECEIVING ANTI-TNF THERAPY
    T. Dang, C. Lu, R. Lumb, S. Krahn, K. Kroeker, R. Fedorak

  • (A315) FODMAPS ALTER THE METABOLOME AND SYMPTOMS IN IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME PATIENTS
    K. McIntosh, D. Reed, T. Schneider, F. Dang, A. Keshteli, G. De Palma, K. Madsen, P. Bercik, S. Vanner

Presentations and Posters Presented by CEGIIR Members

  • (A23) POST-TRANSPLANT CHOLESTASIS WITHIN 1-YEAR PREDICTS PSC RECURRENCE
    S. Wasilenko, E. Lytvyak, A. Montano-Loza, A. Mason

  • (A76) RESULTS OF THE 2014 EQUITY AND GENDER SURVEY OF THE CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
    S. Perera, L. Bistritz, M. Beaton

  • (A72) GASTROENTEROLOGY CURRICULUM IN CANADIAN MEDICAL SCHOOLS
    T. Dang, C. Wong, L. Bistritz

  • (A77) TREATMENT OF A REFRACTORY ANASTOMOTIC STRICTURE POST-LOW ANTERIOR RESECTION USING A FULLY COVERED ENTERAL STENT: CASE REPORT
    S. Alshankiti, R. Sultanian, H. Wang

  • (A83) ATP-INDUCED INFLAMMASOME ACTIVATION INCREASES BACTERIAL CLEARANCE THROUGH ROS PRODUCTION
    M. Bording-Jorgensen, M. Alipour, G. Danesh, E. Wine

  • (A86) THE PEKIN DUCK PROGRAMMED DEATH LIGAND-2: CDNA CLONING, GENOMIC STRUCTURE, MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION AND MRNA EXPRESSION ANALYSIS
    Q. Yao, K. Fischer, L. Tyrrell, K. Gutfreund

  • (A95) A COMPARISONOF FECAL IMMUNOCHEMICAL TESTING TO GUAIAC-BASED FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TESTING FOR THE DETECTION OF COLORECTAL ADENOMAS AND CANCER
    L. Du, C. Teshima, B. Moysey, A. Morse, R. Sultanian

  • (A108) BALLOON-ASSISTED ENTEROSCOPY IS AN EMERGING TOOL IN THE MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF CROHN'S DISEASE
    M. Reeson, S. Zepeda-Gomez, R. Fedorak, K. Kroeker, B. Halloran

  • (A110) SUCCESSFUL ERADICATION OF RECURRENT CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION (RCDI) OF SMALL BOWEL WITH FROZEN ENCAPSULATED FECAL MICROBIOTA TRANSPLANTATION (FMT) IN A PATIENT WITH CROHN'S DISEASE AND ILEOSTOMY
    J. Zhu, B. Roach, D. Kao

  • (A134) INDICATIONS FOR BILIARY METAL STENT USE AND STENT TYPE PREFERENCE IN A LARGE PROSPECTIVE MULTI-CENTRE CANADIAN REGISTRY
    G. Sandha, A. Roy, T. Maniere, J. Telford, N. Arya, R. Mohamed, J. Ellsmere, P. Kortan, A. Singh, R. Bailey

  • (A139) A PROSPECTIVE, RANDOMIZED TRIAL ON THE TIMING OF RECTAL INDOMETHACIN ADMINISTRATION FOR THE PREVENTION OF POST-ERCP PANCREATITIS: A PRELIMINARY REPORT
    S. Kenshil, P. D'Souza, R. Sultanian, G. Sandha, V. Bain, R. Hundal, M. Laghari, A. Montano-Loza, S. Zepeda-Gomez

  • (A141) SINGLE-OPERATOR CHOLANGIOSCOPY IS MORE COST-EFFECTIVE THAN BILE DUCT EXPLORATION FOR MANAGEMENT OF DIFFICULT COMMON BILE DUCT STONES AFTER FAILED CONVENTIONAL ERCP
    J. Sandha, R. Ennis-Davis, G. Sandha

  • (A142) DOUBLE-BALOON ENDOSCOPIC RETROGRADE CHOLANGIOPANCREATOGRAPHY IN PATIENTS WITH SURGICALLY ALTERED ANATOMY: A SINGLECENTER EXPERIENCE
    J. Nilsson, A. Montano-Loza, S. Zepeda-Gomez

  • (A143) EUS-GUIDED CYSTGASTROSTOMY USING A SELF-EXPANDING METAL STENT IS A MORE COST-EFFECTIVE STRATEGY FOR THE TREATMENT OF PANCREATIC FLUID COLLECTIONS
    S. Kenshil, C. Teshima, P. D'Souza, G. Sandha

  • (A144) EUS-GUIDED CHOLECYSTENTEROSTOMY IS EFFECTIVE IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HIGH-RISK CASES OF ACUTE CHOLECYSTITIS
    S. Kenshil, G. Sandha

  • (A146) DRUG ASSOCIATED ACUTE PANCREATITIS SECONDARY TO APIXABAN: A CASE REPORT
    H. Azhari, C. Ma, P. Kumar

  • (A199) MEAN CORPUSCULAR VOLUME SERVES AS MARKER FOR THERAPEUTIC LEVELS OF AZATHIOPRINE IN AUTOIMMUNE HEPATITIS
    R. Bhanji, A. Czaja, A. Mason, M. Ma, V. Bain, A. Montano-Loza

  • (A201) COMBINATION TENOFOVIR/EMTRICITABINE AND LOPINAVIR PROVIDES DURABLE BIOCHEMICAL RESPONSES FOR PATIENTS WITH PRIMARY BILIARY CHOLANGITIS (PBC)
    E. Lytvyak, A. Mason

  • (A258) ANTIBIOTICS AND BOWEL PREPARATION ENHANCE THE ABILITY OF FECAL MICROBIAL TRANSPLANTATION TO RESHAPE THE GUT MICROBIOTA IN IL-10 -/-MICE
    B. Millan, H. Park, N. Hotte, R. Fedorak, D. Kao, K. Madsen

  • (A260) INHIBITION OF B-RAF DECREASES SYSTEMIC INFLAMMATION IN ANIMAL MODELS OF COLITIS
    A. Zalasky, M. Laffin, N. Hotte, B. Millan, A. Agrawal, J. Walker, K. Madsen

  • (A275) IMPACT OF INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES ON MENOPAUSE EXPERIENCE
    E. Donaldson, V. Huang, S. Ross, B. Sydora

  • (A281) CAPILLARY FLOW RATES ARE INCREASED IN THE DUODENUM OF PEDIATRIC ULCERATIVE COLITIS PATIENTS
    D. Zaidi, L. Churchill, H. Huynh, M. Carroll, E. Wine

  • (A289) ELEVATED FECAL CALPROTECTIN IN THE SECOND OR THIRD TRIMESTER OF PREGNANCY PREDICTS PRETERM DELIVERY IN WOMEN WITH INLFAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE
    K. Smith, J. Bal, L. Ambrosio, R. Foshaug, R. Fedorak, V. Huang

  • (A296) COST-UTILITY ANALYSIS SHOWS ADALIMUMAB IS COST-EFFECTIVE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF ULCERATIVE COLITIS
    C. Beilman, T. Nguyen, V. Ung, C. Ma, K. Wong, K. Kroeker, T. Lee, H. Wang, A. Ohinmaa, P. Jacobs, B. Halloran, R. Fedorak

  • (A298) MICROARRAY ANALYSIS OF CROHN'S DISEASE AND CORRELATION WITH TRADITIONAL CLINICAL AND HISTOLOGIC FEATURES
    V. Jovanovic, J. Chang, A. Thiesen, R. Fedorak, P. Halloran, B. Halloran

  • (A299) THE WITHIN-STOOL AND WITHIN-DAY VARIABILITY OF FECAL CALPROTECTIN IN PATIENTS WITH ACTIVE INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE
    L. Du, R. Foshaug, V. Huang, K. Kroeker, L. Dieleman, B. Halloran, K. Wong, R. Fedorak

  • (A297) EARLY INITIATION OF ANTI-TNF THERAPY DOES NOT REDUCE COLECTOMY OR HOSPITALIZATION RATES IN ULCERATIVE COLITIS: A RETROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY
    C. Ma, C. Beilman, V. Huang, K. Wong, K. Kroeker, L. Dieleman, B. Halloran, R. Fedorak

  • (A300) A RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS ON ANTI-TNF TROUGH LEVEL MONITORING IN INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE PATIENTS WITH A LOSS OF RESPONSE TO ANTI-TNF THERAPY
    M. Laghari, C. Prosser, K. Kroeker, L. Dieleman, B. Halloran, R. Fedorak, V. Huang

  • (A304) AN INDIVIDUALIZED AND MULTI-FACETED TRANSITION INTERVENTION IS NEEDED FOR PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE
    N. Klostermann, L. McAlpine, E. Wine, K. Goodman, K. Kroeker

  • (A305) A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL USING A PERSONALIZED "ALBERTA ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DIET" FOR PREVENTION OF RELAPSE IN ULCERATIVE COLITIS
    A. Keshteli, R. Valcheva, C. Nickurak, B. Halloran, S. van Zanten, K. Kroeker, R. Fedorak, K. Madsen, L. Dieleman

  • (A308 USING INFLIXIMAB TROUGH LEVELS AND FECAL CALPROTECTIN LEVELS TOGETHER TO GUIDE CLINICAL DECISIONS HAS THE POTENTIAL TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES IN INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE PATIENTS ON MAINTENANCE INFLIXIMAB THERAPY
    A. Amin, V. Huang

  • (A309) AN ONLINE EDUCATIONAL PORTAL IS EFFECTIVE IN IMPROVING KNOWLEDGE REGARDING REPRODUCTION AND IBD
    K. Wierstra, K. Smith, L. Ambrosio, L. Dieleman, B. Halloran, K. Kroeker, R. Fedorak, K. Berga, V. Huang


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