SURGICAL TRACK
Session VIII-D: Debates in IBD Surgery

Nov 11 2017
7:55 am - 10:00 am

SURGICAL TRACK
Session VIII-D: Debates in IBD Surgery

Parallel with Clinical Track VIII-A: Session VIII-A: Advances in Endoscopy for IBD
Co-Moderators: Paulo G. Kotze, MD and Sonia Ramamoorthy, MD

7:55 am

Welcome and introduction
Phillip R. Fleshner, MD, Amy L. Lightner, MD, and Feza Remzi, MD

8:00 am

Debate 1: The best technique for ileal pouch surgery: Top to bottom vs. Bottom to top

Pro: Top to bottom is the best technique for ileal pouch surgery
Neil Hyman, MD

Con: Bottom to top is the best technique for ileal pouch surgery
Andre D’Hoore, MD, PhD

8:30 am

Discussion, synthesis, and consensus

8:40 am

Debate 2: The best permanent stoma in IBD patients: End vs. Continent ileostomy

Pro: End ileostomy is the best permanent stoma in IBD patients
Javier P. Salgado, MD

Con: Continent ileostomy is the best permanent stoma in IBD patients
David Dietz, MD

9:10 am

Discussion, synthesis, and consensus

9:20 am

Debate 3: Do biologics heal anal fistulas? Definitely vs. Absolutely not

Pro: Biologics definitely heal anal fistulas
Paulo G. Kotze, MD

Con: Biologics absolutely do not heal anal fistulas
Willem Bemelman, MD

9:50 am

Discussion, synthesis, and consensus

10:00 am

Break