Moderator: Michel Gagner, MD, FASMBS and Jacques Himpens, MD, FASMBS
Incidence and Factors Associated with Leaks
Manish Parikh, MD
Classification of Leaks and Early Recognition/ Diagnostic Methods
Raul Rosenthal, MD, FASMBS
Prevention Strategies (Buttress, Suture, Fat Patch, Glue, etc.)
Michel Gagner, MD, FASMBS
Non-Operative Treatment: Which Stent, When, How, for How Long?
Ninh Nguyen, MD, FASMBS
Non-Operative Treatment: Percutaneous Drainage and Enteral Feeding?
Camilo Boza, MD
Operative Treatment: Laparoscopic Interventions for Acute and Chronic Fistulas
Jacques Himpens, MD
Q & A Session
Adjourn to NIH Guideline Update and Town Hall Meeting