Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss options of management of GERD and Barrett’s before and after Bariatric Surgery
  2. Contraindication to surgery due to Barrett’s / GERD debate
  3. Epidemiology of Barrett’s in bariatric surgery
  4. Endoscopic/pH studies pre/post operatively

1:30pm Welcome
Natan Zundel, MD
1:35pm Barrett's esophagus: What is it? Is it really a treat??
Corrigan McBride, MD
1:50pm Non surgical management of Barrett's always solve the problem?
Rachel Moore, MD FACS FASMBS
2:05pm GERD: A problem to perform LSG or just a hype?
Monique Hassan, MD FACS
2:20pm Are endoscopy and/or pH studies needed every sleeve patient?
John Morton, MD
2:35pm Is the incidence of "de novo" reflux and Barrett's after sleeve just fake news?
Marina Kurian, MD
2:50pm Panel Q&A
3:10pm Break
3:30pm Is Barrett's a contraindication for sleeve? (Absolute vs. Relative)
Raul Rosenthal, MD; Eric DeMaria, MD FASMBS
3:50pm Is GERD a NO INDICATION for LSG? (Never, Sometimes)
Shanu Kothari, MD FASMBS; Rami Lutfi, MD FACS
4:10pm Management of GERD after LSG, is it a big deal?
Natan Zundel, MD
4:25pm Management of Barrett's after LSG is similar at the conventional one. Myth or fact?
Barham K Abu Dayyeh, MD MPH FASGE
4:40pm Q&A
5:00pm Adjourn