First of our top abstracts submitted to ASMBS for ObesityWeek 2018


10:20am A101 Does the rygb common limb length influence hypertension remission, weight loss and cardio-metabolic parameters? Data from the gateway trial
Authors: Carlos A Schiavon, MD; Dimas Ikeoka, MD PhD; Renato N Santos; Eliana V Santucci, RT; Tamiris A Miranda, Pharm; Lucas P Damiani, MSc; Juliana D Oliveira, Nut; Camila R Torreglosa, MD; Priscila T Bueno, Psy; Angela C Bersch-Ferreira, PhD; Patrcia M Noujaim, MD; Ricardo V Cohen, MD; Helio Halpern, MD; Frederico LJ Monteiro, MD MSc; Marcio G Sousa, MD PhD; Celso Amodeo, MD; Luiz A Bortolotto, MD PhD; Otávio Berwanger, MD; Alexandre B Cavalcanti, MD PhD; Luciano F Drager, MD
Presenter: Carlos A Schiavon, MD
10:40am A102 Effects of bariatric surgery on the glomerular integrity of morbidly obese patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD)
Authors: David Romero Funes, MD; David Gutierrez Blanco, MD; Mauricio F Sarmiento-Cobos, MD; Rama Ganga, MD; Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD PhD FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD FASMBS; Raul Rosenthal, MD
Presenter: David Romero Funes, MD
11:00am A103 Bariatric surgery is safe and effective in ALL medicare patients regardless of age
Authors: Jai Prasad, MD; Jacob A Petrosky, MD; Jason Kuhn, DO; Robert Cunningham, MB BCh; James T Dove, BA; Marcus Fluck, BS; Christopher D Still, DO FACN FACP; Craig Wood, MS; David M Parker, MD; Jon Gabrielsen, MD FASMBS; Anthony Petrick, MD
Presenter: Jason Kuhn, DO
11:20am A104 Bariatric surgery reduces the incidence of atrial fibrillation: A propensity score matched analysis
Authors: Kevin Lynch, MD; J. Hunter Mehaffey, MD MSc; Robert B Hawkins, MD MSc; Taryn Hassinger, MD MSc; Bruce Schirmer, MD; Peter T Hallowell, MD; Jennifer Kirby, MD PhD
Presenter: Kevin Lynch, MD
11:40am A105 Bariatric surgery decreases mortality of congestive heart failure: A nationwide study
Authors: Essa M. Aleassa, MD; Zhamak Khorgami, MD; Chao Tu, MS; Philip R Schauer, MD; Stacy Brethauer, MD; Ali Aminian, MD FASMBS
Presenter: Essa M. Aleassa, MD
12:00pm Adjourn