Learning Objectives:

  1. You will be able to discuss some of the unique indications for pediatric metabolic and bariatric surgery
  2. You will understand the research done to date on endoscopic procedures for obesity in pediatric patients
  3. You will be able to think about the timing of surgery with respect to certain co-morbidites and age in pediatric patients.

10:30am A263 The prevalence of co-morbidities in adults and adolescents seeking sleeve gastrectomy
Authors: Julie Liu, BS; Mireya Montalvan-Panzer, MSHS CCRC; Ilene Fennoy, MD; Jennifer A Woo Baidal, MD MPH; Lori Lynch, MSN APRN CPNP CBN; Elizabeth Ranish, RD CSP CDN CNSC; Robyn Sysko, Ph D; Jeffrey L Zitsman, MD
Presenter: Julie Liu, BS
10:37am What is the best age to operate on a pediatric patient with Diabetes or OSA?
Thomas H Inge, MD PhD
10:47am Question & Answer
10:52am A521 Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) and Blount’s disease as indicators for early metabolic surgery
Authors: Cornelia Griggs, MD; Numa Perez, MD; Janey S. Pratt, MD FACS FASMBS
Presenter: Cornelia Griggs, MD
10:59am What is the best order of operations for orthopedic or ENT surgery in children with severe obesity?
Ann M Rogers, MD FASMBS
11:09am Question & Answer
11:14am Offering bariatric surgery to children with genetic disorders
Brooke Sweeney, MD; Meredith Dreyer Gillette
11:21am Should children with genetic disorders like trisomy or prader willi or autism undergo bariatric surgery to treat their obesity?
Evan P Nadler, MD
11:31am Question & Answer
11:36am A262 Intra-gastric balloon surgery as an alternative to surgery in adolescents
Authors: Derman Ozdemir, CCP; Robert Dabek, MD
Presenter: Derman Ozdemir, CCP
11:43am Should we use balloon and other devices in children?
Allen Browne, MD
11:53am Question & Answer
12:00pm Adjourn