Learners will be able to:

  • Define, discuss and solve specific challenges in the treatment of people with obesity, obesity-related and metabolic diseases and conditions
  • Describe the development and use of new techniques to achieve weight loss by surgery in obese patients
  • Discuss strategies to help patients with failed weight loss or weight regain
  • Identify creative options for patient follow up and monitoring

8:00am A166 Ambulatory Bariatric Surgery And Risk For Adverse Events
Authors: SELWAN D BARBAT, MD; Kyle Thompson, Ph. D; Enayetur Raheem, Ph. D; Iain Mckillop, Ph. D.; Nicholas Dugan, MD; AMANDA L ROBERTS, MD; Timothy Kuwada, MD; Keith Gersin, MD FASMBS; Abdelrahman Nimeri, MD
Presenter: SELWAN D BARBAT, MD
8:07am A167 The Definition Of Elderly In Bariatric Surgery Practice
Authors: Essa M Aleassa, MD; Charles J Keith, Jr., MD; Philip Schauer, MD; Toms Augustin, MD MPH; Ali Aminian, MD
Presenter: Rickesha Wilson
8:14am A168 Assessing Post-Operative Nausea And Vomiting After Bariatric Surgery Using A Validated Questionnaire
Authors: Bradley S Kushner, MD; Dawn M Freeman, RN; Belinda Henriksen, MSN ACNP-BC; Katherine Henslee, FNP; Ashley Waldrop, RN CBN; Arghavan Salles, MD PhD; J. Christopher Eagon, MD; Shaina R Eckhouse, MD
Presenter: Bradley S Kushner, MD
8:21am A169 Preoperative Taste-Related Activation In The Vta Correlates With Weight Loss In Patients Who Receive Roux-En Y Gastric Bypass But Not Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy.
Authors: Kimberly R Smith, PhD; Afroditi Papantoni, BS; Maria G Veldhuizen, Ph.D.; Vidyulata Kamath, Ph.D.; Tim Moran, PhD; Susan Carnell, PhD; Kimberley Steele, MD PhD FACS FASMBS ABOM diplomate
Presenter: Kimberly R Smith, PhD
8:28am A170 Prolonged Dietary Insurance Requirements Reduce Post-Operative Weight Loss After Sleeve Gastrectomy
Authors: Lawrence E Tabone, MD FASMBS FACS; Rachel Allio, MS RD LD; Michelle Garcia, RD LD; Lauren Shull, MS RD LD; Gina Kontur, RD LD; Salim Abunnaja, MD; Nova Szoka, MD; David Borgstrom, MD
Presenter: Lawrence E Tabone, MD FASMBS FACS
8:35am A171 Mid-Bowel Transit Is Prolonged In Patients With Failed Weight Loss Response To Gastric Bypass
Authors: Scott Monte, PharmD; Michael Tabone, DO; Mitchell Pawlak, BS; Nicole Scovazzo, EdD PA-C; Joseph Caruana, MD MS; Eyad Wohaibi, MD
Presenter: Scott Monte, PharmD
8:42am A172 The Role Of Bariatric Surgery In Patients With Obesity And Advanced Heart Failure As A Bridge To Heart Transplantation: A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis
Authors: Aristithes Doumouras, MD MPH; Yung Lee, BHSc; Sama Anvari, BHSc; Jorge Wong, MD MPH; Scott B Gmora, MD; Mehran Anvari, MB BS PhD; Dennis Hong, MD
Presenter: Aristithes Doumouras, MD MPH
8:49am A173 Safety Of Bariatric Surgery In Patient With Chronic Liver Disease: A Nationwide Study
Authors: Zhamak Khorgami, MD; Wei Li, MD; Theresa N Jackson, MD; Laura E Fischer, MD MS; Geoffrey S Chow, MD; Nelson Royall, MD
Presenter: Zhamak Khorgami, MD
8:56am A174 Evaluation Of The Impact Of Pre-Operative Glycemic Status On Outcomes Following Bariatric Surgery In Patients With Obesity And Diabetes
Authors: Raelina S. Howell, MD; Virginia Peragallo-Dittko, RN BC-ADM CDE FAADE FAAN; Elizabeth Carruthers, RN CBN MBSCR Support Group Leader; Raymond Lau, MD; Patricia Cherasard, PhD PA-C; Patrizio Petrone, MD MPH MHSA FACS; Anirudha Goparaju, MD; Jun Levine, Minimally Invasive/Bariatric Surgeon; Venkata Kella, MD; Collin E Brathwaite, MD
Presenter: Raelina S. Howell, MD
9:03am A175 5-Year Retention, Attrition And Predictors Of Participation In The Longitudinal Assessment Of Bariatric Surgery (Labs-2) Study
Authors: William Gourash, PhD CRNP RN; Wendy King, PhD; Eleanor E Shirley, MA; Amanda S Hinerman, MPH; Kathy Lancaster, BA; Faith Ebel, MPH RD MS; Elizaveta Walker, MPH; Alfons Pomp, MD FACS FRCSC; Walter J Pories, MD; Bruce M Wolfe, MD FACS FASMBS; Steve H Belle, PhD MScHyg.; Anita P Courcoulas, MD MPH FACS
Presenter: William Gourash, PhD CRNP RN
9:10am A176 Incidence Of Pre- And Postoperative Chronic Pain In Bariatric Patients.
Authors: Bart Torensma, MSC PHD.C; Dingeman Swank, MD PhD; Ignace M. Janssen, MD; Valerie Monpelier, MD PHD; Monique v. van Velzen, Msc PHD; Bas in in 't Veld, MD PHD; Albert Dahan, professor
Presenter: Bart Torensma, MSC PHD.C
9:17am A177 Better Or Worse? A State-Wide Analysis Of Patient Reported Reflux Symptoms Before And After Bariatric Surgery
Authors: Oliver A Varban, MD FACS FASMBS; Jyothi Thumma, MPH; Dana Telem, MD; Nabeel Obeid, MD; Jonathan F Finks, MD; Amir A Ghaferi, MD; Justin B Dimick, MD MPH
Presenter: Oliver A Varban, MD FACS FASMBS
9:24am A178 Intra-Thoracic Gastric Fistula After Bariatric Surgery: A Systematic Review And Pooled Analysis
Authors: Saeed Shoar, MD; Fatemeh Sadat Hosseini, MD.; Venkat r Modukuru, MD MBBS MRCS; Habib Mahmoodzadeh, MD.
Presenter: Saeed Shoar, MD
9:31am A179 Concomitant Bariatric Surgery And Paraesophageal Hernia Repairs Using Bioabsorbable Matrix
Authors: Wes Love, MD; John Scott, MD FACS FASMBS; Edward Rapp, MD; Patricia Eichhorn, MD; Elizabeth Dudas, research student
Presenter: Wes Love, MD
9:38am A180 Perioperative Antidepressant Usage In Bariatric Patients Decreases Obesity-Related Stigma And Improves Body-Esteem
Authors: David Fipps, DO; Dorothy L Schmalz, PhD; Sharon Holder, Ph.D; Meg Miller, MBA RDN LD; Joseph Ewing, Ph.D; Xiyan Tan, Ph.D Candidate; John Scott, MD FACS FASMBS
Presenter: David Fipps, DO
9:45am Adjourn