Learning 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 A006 The effect of bariatric surgery on reducing the risk of colorectal cancer: a meta-analysis
Authors: Michal Janik, MD PhD; Przemyslaw Sroczynski, MD; Benjamin Clapp, MD; Omar Ghanem, MD
Presenter: Michal Janik, MD PhD
Discussant: Ann Rogers, MD
10:30am A007 Independent Predictors and Timing of Portomesenteric Vein Thrombosis after Bariatric Surgery
Authors: Arthur M Carlin, MD; Oliver A Varban, MD; Aaron J Bonham, MSC; Jonathan F Finks, MD; Anne P Ehlers, MD; Amir A Ghferi, MD MS
Presenter: Arthur M Carlin, MD
Discussant: Dan Eisenberg, MD MS
10:45am A008 Conversion of Sleeve Gastrectomy to Roux en Y Gastric Bypass vs Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch: Safe and Viable Options
Authors: Holden Spivak, MD; Marcoandrea Giorgi, MD; Andrew R Luhrs, MD
Presenter: Holden Spivak, MD
Discussant: Folahan Ayoola, MD FASMBS
11:00am A009 Results from a Prospective, Multicenter Study of Reflux Management with the LINX® System for Gastroesophageal REFlux Disease after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
Authors: William Petraiuolo, MD FACS; Leena Khaitan, MD; Michael A Hill, MD FACS FASMBS; Michael Michel, MD; Patrick M Chiasson, MD; Phillip Woodworth, MD; Reginald Bell, MD; Carlos Anciano, MD; Ragui Sadek, MD; Aaron Hoffman, MD
Presenter: William Petraiuolo, MD FACS
Discussant: Anthony T Petrick, MD
11:15am A002 Insurance-Mandated Weight Management Program Completion Prior to Bariatric Surgery Provides No Long-Term Clinical Benefit
Authors: Deborah Hutcheon, DCN RD CSOWM LD; Joseph Ewing, PhD; Madeleine St. Ville, MS; Megan Miller., MBA RDN LD; Lindsay Kirkland, MS RDN LD; Shanu Kothari, MD FACS FASMBS; John Scott, MD FACS FASMBS DABOM
Presenter: Deborah Hutcheon, DCN RD CSOWM LD
Discussant: Monique Hassan, MD MBA FACS FASMBS DABOM
11:30am Discussion
12:00pm Adjourn