Leanring Objectives:

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

10:15am A079 Ileal microbial shifts after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass orchestrate changes in glucose metabolism through modulation of bile acids and L-cell adaptation
Authors: Jerry Dang, MD PhD; Valentin D Mocanu, MD PhD; Heekuk Park, PhD; Michael Laffin, MD PhD; Caroline Tran., N/A; Naomi Hotte, MSc; shahzeer Karmali, MD MPH; Daniel Birch, MD MSc; Karen MADSEN, PhD
Presenter: Jerry Dang, MD PhD
10:24am A077 The Role of Toxicology Screening in Pre-Operative Evaluation
Authors: Grace Chao, MD MSc; Lee Ying, MD; Nadeen Alturki, MBChB; Pathik Aravind, MBBS; Shin Mei Chan, BS; Milot Thaqi, MD; John Morton, MD MPH
Presenter: Grace Chao, MD MSc
10:33am A078 Revision of Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy to Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass After Failed Gastrogastrostomy for Sleeve Stricture (Video)
Authors: Peter Cmorej, MD; Shushmita Ahmed, MD; Mohamed R Ali, MD
Presenter: Peter Cmorej, MD
10:42am A076 Impact of Concurrent Hiatal Hernia Repair During Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy on Patient-Reported Gastroesophageal Reflux Symptoms: A State-Wide Analysis
Authors: Ahmad Hider, MPhil; Aaron J Bonham, MSC; Arthur M Carlin, MD; Jonathan F Finks, MD; Amir A Ghferi, MD MS; Oliver A Varban, MD; Anne P Ehlers, MD
Presenter: Ahmad Hider, MPhil
10:51am A080 Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) Prophylaxis After Gastric Bypass: A National Survey of Surgeon Practices
Authors: Dimitrios I Athanasiadis, MD; Spyridon Giannopoulos, MD; Benjamin Clapp, MD; Victoria Lyo, MD; Omar Ghanem, MD; Nancy Puzziferri, MD; Dimitrios Stefanidis, MD PhD
Presenter: Dimitrios I Athanasiadis, MD
11:00am A081 The Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Hospitalization due to Peripheral Artery Disease and Critical Limb Ischemia: A Nationwide Analysis.
Authors: Roberto Valera, MD; Mauricio Sarmiento-Cobos, MD; Lisandro Montorfano, MD; Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD PhD FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD; Raul Rosenthal, MD
Presenter: Roberto Valera, MD
11:09am A082 Retained Fundus After Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (Video)
Authors: Erika N Baird, MD; Jason M Johnson, DO FACS FASMBS
Presenter: Erika N Baird, MD
11:18am A083 The Outcome of Bariatric Surgery in Patients with Psychiatric Diagnoses
Authors: Lilley Cushman, BSA; Amanda W Schaefer, BS; Brianna Stadsvold, MD; Santu Ghosh, PhD; Aaron Bolduc, MD; L. Renee Hilton, MD FASMBS
Presenter: Amanda W Schaefer, BS
11:27am A084 Pre-surgical psychological evaluation allows identification and correction of psychopathology that may affect post bariatric surgery weight loss
Authors: Michelle Campbell, MD; Michael D Palmeri, MA; Alec Neale, MS; Ashley M Rolnik, PhD; Kristine Kuchta, MS; John Linn, MD; Woody Denham, MD; Michael B Ujiki, MD; Leslie Guidotti-Breting, PhD; Stephen P Haggerty, MD
Presenter: Michelle Campbell, MD
11:36am A085 Cost analysis of Diabetes-Related Hospitalization in Patients with Obesity After Bariatric Surgery
Authors: Vicente J Cogollo, MD; Mauricio Sarmiento-Cobos, MD; Roberto Valera, MD; Sahana Shankar, Student; Lisandro Montorfano, MD; Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD PhD FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD; Raul Rosenthal, MD
Presenter: Vicente J Cogollo, MD
11:45am A086 Laparoscopic Versus Robotic Sleeve Trial (LoVRS Trial)
Authors: Ashley Lim, MD; Karim Jreije, DO; Barry Sanchez, MD FACS FASMBS; Jon Chino, MD; Muhammed Bilal, DO
Presenter: Ashley Lim, MD
11:54am Discussion
12:00pm Adjourn