2019 International Gastrointestinal Electrophysiology Society (iGES) Annual Meeting

5:45-9:30pm Saturday, May 18, 2019

509 9th Avenue, San Diego, CA, 92101

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A full program with abstracts is available in pdf form.

5:45-6:20 pm Registration & Dinner 

Please bring cash or a check
  • $100 academics/researchers
  • $50 students (and junior post-docs/fellows)
  • $100 industry

6:15-6:20 pm Welcome

6:20-7:50 pm Session 1: Upper GI Presentations

Chairs: Thomas Abell, MD & Irene Sarosiek, MD

6:20-6:30 pm X Wang et al. Abnormal Bioelectrical Slow-wave in Patients with Gastric Submucosal Tumor, Defined by in-vivo Laparoscopic High-resolution Electrical Mapping (Young Investigator Award)
6:30-6:40 pm Y Zhu et al. Transcutaneous Auricular Vagal Nerve Stimulation Improves Functional Dyspepsia by Enhancing Vagal Efferent Activity
6:40-6:50 pm M Li et al. Promoting Effects and Autonomic Mechanisms of Transcutaneous Electrical Acustimulation on the Postoperative Recovery after Caesarean Sections
6:50-7:00 pm H Hassan et al. Autonomic and Enteric Function Profiling Can Predict Disordered Gastric Emptying in Diabetic Gastropathy
7:00-7:10 pm A Shine et al. Electrogastrography at Baseline and Response to Temporary Gastric Electrical Stimulation — A Comparison of Cutaneous with Mucosal Recordings
7:10-7:20 pm C Chan et al. Distension-Induced Gastric Slow Wave Dysrhythmias Defined by High-Resolution Mapping in the Pig (Young Investigator Award)
7:20-7:30 pm T Kochar et al. Nutritional Assessment in Patients Undergoing Gastric Electrical Stimulation (GES)
7:30-7:40 pm J Jie et al. HRM is benefit to detect pathophysiological changes and guide corresponding treatments in patients with incurable complaint of reflux symptoms
7:40-7:50 pm M Tian et al. Intra-Operative Vagal Nerve Stimulation Improves Post-Surgical Recovery and Gastric Functions after Sleeve Gastrectomy via the Autonomic Mechanisms in Rats

7:50-8:10 pm Break

8:10-9:10 pm Session 2: Lower GI Presentations

Chairs: Gavin Song, MD & Timothy Angeli, PhD

8:10-8:20 pm J Cheng  et al. Post-stroke Constipation is Associated with Impaired Rectal Sensation (Alvarez Award)
8:20-8:30 pm Z Huang et al. Transcutaneous Electroacupuncture Improves Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation via Autonomic Mechanisms
8:30-8:40 pm Y Zhang et al. Comparison Between Direct Vagal Nerve Stimulation and Non-invasive Auricular Vagal Nerve Stimulation for Opioid-Induced Constipation (Robert Stern Best Young Investigator Award)
8:40-8:50 pm M Ni et al. Anti-inflammatory Effects and Mechanisms of Sacral Nerve Stimulation Performed via Acupuncture Needles on Ulcerative Colitis
8:50-9:00 pm M Elmrasy et al. Baseline Predictive Factors for Fore and Hind Gut Response to Long-Term GI Electrical Stimulation
9:00-9:10 pm Y Dong et al. Ameliorating Effects of Sacral Nerve Stimulation and Mechanisms Involving Nerve Growth Factor and TRPV1 in a Rodent Model of Visceral Hypersensitivity

9:10-9:30 pm Awards Ceremony & Closing Remarks

Leo Cheng,
May 16, 2019, 9:01 PM