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8:00am A173 Jejuno-ileal loop bipartition (JILB): A novel stand-alone or sleeve plus procedure
Authors: Xiong Zhang, MD; Peng Zhang, MD PhD
Presenter: Peng Zhang, MD PhD
8:07am A174 Longer common channels in duodenal switch improves vitamin a absorption and albumin levels, but can negatively impact weight loss in the super obese patient: Implications for the single anastomosis duodenal switch
Authors: Lindsey S Sharp, MD; Dustin Bermudez, MD FACS FASMBS; Tricia Burns, PAC; Krista V Herrell, BSN; Erica M McKearney, PA-C; Peter C Ng, MD FACS FASMBS; Jillian Vari, PA-C RD
Presenter: Lindsey S Sharp, MD
8:14am A175 Preoperative intragastric balloon for reduction of surgical risk in 273 patients with BMI > 50kg/m²
Authors: José Afonso Sallet, MD; Carlos Pizani, MD; Thomaz V MONCLARO, MD; Ana Caroline Fontinele, MD; Dirceu B Santos, MD; Marcelo F CARNEIRO, MD; Eduardo Sticca, MD; Sansiro de Brito, MD; Carlos De Souza Filho, MD; Paulo C Sallet, MD PhD
Presenter: José Afonso Sallet, MD
8:21am A176 Revisional surgery after sleeve gastrectomy: Gastric bypass or duodenal switch?
Authors: Ainitze Ibarzabal, MD; Amanda Jimenez, MD; Dulce Momblan, MD; Gabriela Chullo Llerena, MD; Ana de Hollanda, MD PhD; Violeta L Moize, RD PhD; Víctor Turrado-Rodríguez, MD; Julio Jimenez-Lillo, MD; Josep Vidal, MD PhD; Antonio Lacy, MD PhD
Presenter: Ainitze Ibarzabal, MD
8:28am A177 Disparity in peri-operative outcomes among ethnic minority compared to caucasian patients following bariatric surgery
Authors: Allison Bruff, MD; Michael Mazzei, MD; Michael A Edwards, MD FACS FASMBS
Presenter: Allison Bruff, MD
8:35am A178 Metabolic and bariatric surgery 30 day post-op readmission reduction
Authors: Gwendolyn L Crispell, MSN RN CBN; Jeffrey Friedman, MD
Presenter: Gwendolyn L Crispell, MSN RN CBN
8:42am A179 Revisional surgery results after sleeve gastrectomy: A retrospective cohort study comparing gastric bypass to re-sleeving
Authors: Zvi Perry, MD MA; Mohammed Al Abri, MD FRCSC; Amin Andalib, MD MSc; Olivier Court, MD FRCSC; Sebastian V Demyttenaere, MD
Presenter: Zvi Perry, MD MA
8:49am A180 Variables associated with weight loss after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: A 10-year follow-up and 8800 BMI statistical model analysis
Authors: Federico Perez Quirante, MD; Lisandro Montorfano, MD; David Gutierrez Blanco, MD; Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD PhD FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD FASMBS; Raul Rosenthal, MD
Presenter: Federico Perez Quirante, MD
8:56am A181 Patients undergoing intra-gastric balloon achieve approximately 50% of their target weight loss in the first month postoperatively: A metabolic and bariatric surgery accreditation and quality improvement program analysis
Authors: Priscila R Armijo, MD; Dietric Hennings, MD; Melissa Leon, MPH; Dmitry Oleynikov, MD; Vishal M Kothari, MD
Presenter: Priscila R Armijo, MD
9:03am A182 Ultrasonographic regression of hepatic steatosis after bariatric surgery
Authors: Camila Ortiz Gomez, MD; David Romero Funes, MD; Mauricio F Sarmiento-Cobos, MD; Rene Aleman, MD; Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD PhD FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD FASMBS; Raul Rosenthal, MD
Presenter: David Romero Funes, MD
9:10am A526 Use of Non-invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation in Patients with Severe Obesity Undergoing Upper Endoscopy Procedures
Authors: Makram Gedeon, MD FASMBS
Presenter: Makram Gedeon, MD FASMBS
9:17am A183 The impact of staple line reinforcement on perioperative staple line leak and bleeding rates following sleeve gastrectomy: An analysis of MBSAQIP data registry
Authors: Matthew A Cunningham-Hill, MD; Michael Mazzei, MD; Michael A Edwards, MD FACS FASMBS
Presenter: Matthew A Cunningham-Hill, MD
9:24am A184 How many pills are enough? Opioid use and postoperative pain levels in bariatric surgery patients
Authors: Melissa DeSouza, MD; Tarin C Worrest, MD; Elizabeth N Dewey, MS; Vanessa Shay, RN-BSN CBN; Farah A Husain, MD FASMBS
Presenter: Melissa DeSouza, MD
9:31am A185 Effects of a new procedurless intragastric balloon (elipse®) on metabolic syndrome and pre-diabetes: Italian group’s experience on 324 patients with overweight and obesity
Authors: ALFREDO Genco, MD; Cristiano Giardiello, MD; MARCELLO LUCCHESE, MD; Michele Rosa, MD; Marco Rovati, MD; Samir Giuseppe Sukkar, MD; Andrea Formiga, MD; Ilaria Ernesti, MD; marco zappa, MD
Presenter: ALFREDO Genco, MD
9:38am A186 Comparison of peri-operative bariatric complications using two large databases: Does the data add up?
Authors: Benjamin L Clapp, MD FASMBS; Robert Cullen, BS; Christopher Dodoo, MS; Carl Devemark, MD; Elizabeth De La Rosa, MD; Jesus Gamez, MD; Alan Tyroch, MD
Presenter: Benjamin L Clapp, MD FASMBS
9:45am Adjourn