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1:30pm A140 Utilizing low-dose phentermine for preoperative weight loss prior to bariatric surgery: A prospective, randomized, and placebo-controlled trial
Authors: John M Morton, MD MPH FACS FASMBS; Homero Rivas, MD MBA FACS FASMBS; Luis Garcia, MS; Dan E Azagury, MD
Presenter: John M Morton, MD MPH FACS FASMBS
1:41pm A141 Predicting early weight loss failure using a bariatric surgery outcomes calculator and weight loss curves
Authors: Oliver A Varban, MD FASMBS; Anne Cain-Nielsen, MS; Corey Lager, MD; Nazanene Esfandiari, MD; Elif Oral, MD; Andrew Kraftson, MD
Presenter: Oliver A Varban, MD FASMBS
1:52pm A142 Why are bariatric medicare patients younger than 65 disabled and does disability impact safety?
Authors: Jai Prasad, MD; Jacob A Petrosky, MD; Jason Kuhn, DO; Robert Cunningham, MB BCh; Craig Wood, MS; James T Dove, BA; Marcus Fluck, BS; David M Parker, MD; Jon Gabrielsen, MD FASMBS; Christopher D Still, DO FACN FACP; Anthony Petrick, MD
Presenter: Robert Cunningham, MB BCh
2:03pm A142 Why are bariatric medicare patients younger than 65 disabled and does disability impact safety?
Authors: Jai Prasad, MD; Jacob A Petrosky, MD; Jason Kuhn, DO; Robert Cunningham, MB BCh; Craig Wood, MS; James T Dove, BA; Marcus Fluck, BS; David M Parker, MD; Jon Gabrielsen, MD FASMBS; Christopher D Still, DO FACN FACP; Anthony Petrick, MD
Presenter: Marcoandrea Giorgi, MD
2:13pm A144 Preoperative weight loss but not insurance-mandated weight management requirement improves weight loss at 2 years post-bariatric surgery
Authors: Yannis Raftopoulos, MD PhD; Ioannis Raftopoulos, PA-C; Marissa Chiapperino, MPH RD CSO LDN CDE CNSC; Lindsay Pasdera, MS RDN CSOWM LDN CDE; Karen Robert, AS MA
Presenter: Yannis Raftopoulos, MD PhD
2:25pm A145 Safety analysis of bariatric surgery in patients on home oxygen
Authors: Benjamin G Crisp, MD; Zhamak Khorgami, MD; Teodora Fatchikova, MD; Ali Aminian, MD FASMBS; Michael Passero, Jr, MD; Christopher R Daigle, MD FRCSC
Presenter: Benjamin G Crisp, MD
2:36pm A146 Longitudinal outcomes in cardiovascular risk factors-sleeve vs bypass
Authors: John M Morton, MD MPH FACS FASMBS; Homero Rivas, MD MBA FACS FASMBS; Luis Garcia, MS; Dan E Azagury, MD
Presenter: John M Morton, MD MPH FACS FASMBS
2:47pm A147 Safety and efficacy of outpatient sleeve gastrectomy: 2,528 cases performed in a single free-standing ASC
Authors: Peter S Billing, MD; Josiah P Billing, BS; Jedediah A Kaufman, MD; Kurtis Stewart, MD; Eric Harris, MD; Robert Landerholm, MD
Presenter: Peter S Billing, MD
3:00pm Adjourn