The Center faculty will be presenting fourteen poster presentations and six oral presentations at this year's Digestive Disease Week (DDW). DDW will be held in Orlando, Florida from May 18 - May 21, 2013 at the Orange County Convention Center. Below are the list of oral presentations and poster presentations that were accepted for this year's DDW.
Abstract articles that are submitted to DDW are peer reviewed and selected submissions are accepted. The submissions encompass results and findings of the research conducted here at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the national and international collaborators who work with the Center faculty. For more information on DDW, please visit the DDW Website.
|DDW Schedule of Events|
Poster or Oral Presentation
|Motoyori Kanazawa, William E. Whitehead, Olafur S. Palsson, Masae Shinozaki, Yusuke Okuyama, Shin Fukudo||Comparison of Areement between Reports of Satisfactory Relief and Global Improvement in Patients with IBS: A Cross-cultural Study between the US and Japan||5/18/2013||Poster|
|Yehuda Ringel||Targeting the Microbiome in the Treatment of GI Disorders||5/18/2013||Oral Presentation|
|Lalitha Kunduru, Sung M. Kim, Steve Heymen, William E. Whitehead||Fecal Incontinence: What Determines Which Patients Consult Physicians and Which Physicians Screen?||5/18/2013||Poster|
|Giuseppe Chiarioni, Sung M. Kim, William E. Whitehead||Dyssynergic Defecation can be Diagnosed by Questionnaire and Physical Examination||5/18/2013||Poster|
|Tilburg, M.A.L., Claar, R.L., Abdullah, B., Sherif, D., Whitehead, W.E., & Levy, R.L.||Pain and disease state in pediatric Crohn’s disease: Impact on outcomes.
|Shen, J., Palsson, O., & van Tilburg, M.A.L.||Seasonal variation in Functional Abdominal Pain is associated with changes in anxiety, sleep, parental response to pain, eating and exercise.||5/19/2013||Poster|
|Yehuda Ringel, , Andrew K. Benson, Ian M. Carroll, Jaehyoung Kim, Nitsan Maharshak, Ryan Legge, Tamar Ringel-Kulka||Molecular Characterization of the Intestinal Microbiota in Patients with and without Abdominal Bloating.||5/19/2013||Oral Presentation|
|Dalia Sherif, Miranda A. Van Tilburg, Bisher Abdullah, Shelby L. Langer, Melissa M. DuPen, Mohammed O. El-Majzoub, Rona Levy||Pain beliefs and coping influence disease severity in children with IBD||5/20/2013||Poster|
|Yolanda Scarlett||Constipation: Diagnosis and Management When the Pelvic Floor Is the Culprit||5/20/2013||Oral Presentation|
|Giuseppe Chiarioni, Sung M. Kim, William E. Whitehead||Overlap of IBS with Normal Transit Constipation but not Dyssynergic Defecation||5/20/2013||Poster|
|Xiaorong Gong, Kok Ann Gwee, William E. Whitehead, Minhu Chen, Xiao-hua Hou, Nitesh Pratap, Uday C. Ghoshal, Ari F. Syam, Murdani Abdullah, Myung-Gyu Choi, Young-Tae Bak, Sutep Gonlachanvit, Ching-Liang Lu, Kewin Tien Ho Siah||Applying the Rome III Questionnaire in Asia leads to substantial misclassification of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients as functional dyspepsia (FD)
|Ryan D. Madanick, Peter S. Fleming, Renuka Kadali, Leybelis Padilla, Rupali Prabhukhot, Lee Sigmon, Tejas Desai||Twitter use as a platform for rapid dissemination of informative content from Digestive Disease Week is increasing||5/20/2013||Poster|
|Yolanda Scarlett||2012 Update - GI||5/21/2013||Oral Presentation|
|Ringel-Kulka, T., van Tilburg, M.A.L., Palsson O.S., Thurlow, K., Ramsden, C., & Ringel, Y.
||Food-specific IgG4 Antibody Titers in subjects with Food Hypersensitivity.||5/21/2013||Poster|
|Kewin Tien Ho Siah, Kok Ann Gwee, William E. Whitehead, Minhu Chen, Xiao-hua Hou, Nitesh Pratap, Uday C. Ghoshal, Ari F. Syam, Murdani Abdullah, Myung-Gyu Choi, Young-Tae Bak, Sutep Gonlachanvit, Ching-Liang Lu, Xiaorong Gong||Prevalence of Esophageal Symptoms by ROME III Criteria in Asia and their Association with other Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders.||5/21/2013||Poster|
|William E. Whitehead, Olafur S. Palsson, Elisa Cascade||Validation of Response Scales for Rome Diagnostic Questionnaire||5/21/2013||Poster|
|Olafur S. Palsson, Jeffrey S. Baggish, William E. Whitehead||Symptom Episode Patterns in Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)||5/21/2013||Poster|
|Yehuda Ringel, Andrew K. Benson, Ian M. Carroll, Jaehyoung Kim, Nitsan Maharshak, Ryan Legge, Tamar Ringel-Kulka||Molecular Characterization of the Intestinal Microbiota Focusing on Subgroups of Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome.||5/21/2013||Poster|
|Yehuda Ringel||What is the Role of Gut Microbiota?||5/21/2013||Oral Presentation|
||Panel Discussion: Question and Answer||5/21/2013||Oral Presentation|