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

1:30pm A034 The impact of COVID on revisional bariatric surgery trends: An analysis of the 2020 MBSAQIP database.
Authors: Benjamin Clapp, MD; Omar Ghanem, MD; Pavlos Papasavas, MD; John Marr, DO; Jisoo Kim, MD; Wayne J English, MD
Presenter: Benjamin Clapp, MD
1:07pm A035 Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prophylaxis After Bariatric Surgery: A National Survey of Surgeon Practices
Authors: Dimitrios I Athanasiadis, MD; Spyridon Giannopoulos, MD; Benjamin Clapp, MD; Victoria Lyo, MD; Omar Ghanem, MD; Michael Edwards, MD; Nancy Puzziferri, MD; Dimitrios Stefanidis, MD PhD
Presenter: Dimitrios I Athanasiadis, MD
1:44pm A036 Ligamentum Teres Fundoplication for the Treatment of GERD After Sleeve Gastrectomy
Authors: John F Kelly, MD; Nicole Cherng, MD
1:54pm A037 Update on grants awarded by the Research Committee of the ASMBS
Authors: Benjamin Clapp, MD; Omar Ghanem, MD; Michael Edwards, MD; Victoria Lyo, MD; Spyridon Giannopoulos, MD; Nancy Puzziferri, MD; Dimitrios Stefanidis, MD PhD
Presenter: Benjamin Clapp, MD
2:01pm A038 The effects of bariatric surgery on Severe hypertriglyceridemia
Authors: Abdullah AL Jabri, MD; Rickesha Wilson, MD; Ali Aminian, MD
Presenter: Abdullah AL Jabri, MD
2:08pm A039 On the Flip Side: An 'Endoring' Myotomy - Using Intraoperative Impedance Planimetry During Heller Myotomy, Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, and Gastric Bypass
Authors: Rebecca D Milburn, MD; Anthony P Melillo, DO; James Stephen Scott., MD
Presenter: Rebecca D Milburn, MD
2:18pm A040 Room for Improvement: An Analysis of Agreement Among Manuscripts using Common MBSAQIP PUF Years to Examine LSG and LRYGB Outcomes
Authors: Benjamin Smith, BS; Mark Dudash, MD; Vladan N Obradovic, MD FACS FASMBS; Jon Gabrielsen, MD; David Parker, MD; Alexandra Falvo, MD; Craig Wood, MS; Anthony T Petrick, MD
Presenter: Benjamin Smith, BS
2:25pm A041 Patient Perspectives on the Usefulness of the MBSAQIP Bariatric Surgical Risk/Benefit Calculator: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Authors: Spyridon Giannopoulos, MD; Dimitrios I Athanasiadis, MD; Edward Hernandez., MD; Bhavani Pokala, MD; Ambar Banerjee, MD; Jennifer N Choi, MD; Dimitrios Stefanidis, MD PhD
Presenter: Spyridon Giannopoulos, MD
Authors: Maria S Altieri, MD MS; William Irish, PhD MSc; Yuanyuan Fu, MA; Dustin Baldwin, MD; Walter Pories, MD; Eric DeMaria, MD
Presenter: Maria S Altieri, MD MS
2:39pm A043 Concurrent Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Heller Myotomy
Authors: David Kang, DO; James Stephen Scott., MD; Jeremy D Bryner, DO; John F Tann, MD; Roger de la Torre, MD FACS FASMBS FNAI; Nicole Fearing, MD
Presenter: Jeremy D Bryner, DO
2:49pm Closing
3:00pm Adjourn