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 A181 Effects Of Bariatric Surgery Vs. Medical Treatment On Histologically Proven Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis: A Meta-Analytical Approach
Authors: Adrian AB Billeter, MD PhD; Beatrice A Reiners, Medical Student; Katharina Scheurlen, MD; Beat P Müller-Stich, MD
Presenter: Adrian AB Billeter, MD PhD
8:07am A182 Identification Of Bmi Cut-Points Associated With Cancer Using Electronic Health Record Data
Authors: Natalie Liu, MD; Jen Birstler, MS; Manasa Venkatesh, MA MS; Lawrence P Hanrahan, PhD MS; Guanhua Chen, PhD; Luke M Funk, MD MPH
Presenter: Natalie Liu, MD
8:14am A183 Improvement Of Left Ventricular Mass Index And Ventricular Contractility In Patients With Obesity Following Rapid Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery
Authors: Mauricio F Sarmiento-Cobos, MD; Carlos E Rivera, MD; Lisandro Montorfano, MD; Vicente J Cogollo, MD; Luis Felipe Okida, MD; David Gutierrez Blanco, MD; Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD PhD; Samuel Szomstein, MD; Raul Rosenthal, MD
Presenter: Vicente J Cogollo, MD
8:21am A184 Concurrent Operations During Bariatric Surgery: An Analysis Of The Mbsaqip Database 2015-2017
Authors: Benjamin L Clapp, MD; Isaac Lee, MD; Katherine Aguirre, PhD; Evan Liggett, MD; Michael Cutshall, MD; Bryson Tudor, BS; Alan Tyroch, MD
Presenter: Evan Liggett, MD
8:28am A185 Effectiveness Of Bariatric Surgery In End-Stage Renal Disease Requiring Dialysis To Increase Renal Transplant Eligibility
Authors: Basem Soliman, MD; Nabil Tariq, MD; Dan Mija, MD; Nwabunie Nwana, MPH; Rita Bosetti, PhD; Bita Kash, PhD MBA; Linda Moore, PhD RD; Ahmed Gaber, MD ; Vadim Sherman, MD
Presenter: Basem Soliman, MD
8:35am A186 Comparative Knee Outcomes In Patients With Severe Obesity Following Total Knee Arthroplasty (Tka) And Surgical Weight Loss. Preliminary Results From The Swift Trial.
Authors: Peter Benotti, MD; G Craig Wood, MS; James A Browne, MD; Peter T Hallowell, MD; Brian Irving, PhD FACSM; Manish Parikh, MD; John Morton, MD; Christine Ren Fielding, MD; Jonathan Samuels, MD; Ran Schwarzkopf, M.D. M.Sc.; Michael Suk, MD; Christopher Still, DO DFACN FACP
Presenter: Peter Benotti, MD
8:42am A187 Correlation Between Reduction Of Renal Sinus Fat And Improvement Of Blood Pressure After Bariatric Surgery.
Authors: Carlos E Rivera, MD; Mauricio F Sarmiento-Cobos, MD; Lisandro Montorfano, MD; Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD PhD; Samuel Szomstein, MD; Raul Rosenthal, MD
Presenter: Vicente J Cogollo, MD
8:49am A188 Risk Factors And Rates Of Cholecystectomy During Readmission Following Bariatric Surgery
Authors: Michael A Lopez, DO; Joshua Parreco, MD; Kandace M Kichler, MD; Kayla Polcari, BS; Rishi Rattan, MD; Jessica L Buicko, MD
Presenter: Michael A Lopez, DO
8:56am A189 Can Metabolic Surgery Be Used As A Primary Prevention Approach For Kidney Disease In The Severely Obese Patient?
Authors: David Romero Funes, MD; Camila Ortiz Gomez, MD; Joel S Frieder, MD; Lisandro Montorfano, MD; David Gutierrez Blanco, MD; Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD PhD; Samuel Szomstein, MD; Raul Rosenthal, MD
Presenter: David Romero Funes, MD
9:03am A190 Smoking Is A Risk Factor For Adverse Perioperative Outcomes For Both Gastric Bypass And Sleeve Gastrectomy
Authors: Onur Kutlu, MD; Sarah Eidelson, MD; Melissa Cuesta-Gonzalez, LPN; Meredith Young, MS RD LD; Nestor F de la Cruz-Munoz, MD
Presenter: Nestor F de la Cruz-Munoz, MD
9:10am A191 Insurance Coverage Criteria For Bariatric Surgery
Authors: Selim G Gebran, MD; Brooks Knighton, BS; Ledibabari M Ngaage, MB BChir; John A Rose, MD MPH; Fan Liang, MD; Arthur J Nam, MD MS; Stephen M Kavic, MD; Mark D Kligman, MD FASMBS; Yvonne M Rasko, MD
Presenter: Brooks Knighton, BS
9:24am A193 Bariatric Surgery Cost Sharing Over A 10-Year Period
Authors: Katherine Etter, PhD; Carine Hsiao, MHS; Joseph Nadglowski
Presenter: Joseph Nadglowski
9:31am A194 The Impact Of Metabolic Surgery On The Risk Of Fatal Cardiovascular Events And Heart Age In Early And Late Stages Of Chronic Kidney Disease.
Authors: David Gutierrez Blanco, MD; David Romero Funes, MD; Camila Ortiz Gomez, MD; Joel S Frieder, MD; Lisandro Montorfano, MD; Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD PhD; Samuel Szomstein, MD; Raul Rosenthal, MD
Presenter: Raul Rosenthal, MD
9:38am A195 How Many Sleeve Gastrectomies Are Done At Non-Accredited Centers In Texas?
Authors: Benjamin L Clapp, MD; Brittany Harper, MS; Christina Alvara, BS; Isaac Lee, MD; Michael Cutshall, MD; Alan Tyroch, MD; Stephen Moreland, BS MS
Presenter: Isaac Lee, MD
9:45am Adjourn