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 A064 RYGB mortality trends in racial cohorts: Are we improving?
Authors: Md Walid Akram Hussain, MBBS; Aaron Spaulding, PhD; Michael Edwards, MD
Presenter: Md Walid Akram Hussain, MBBS
10:22am A065 Does the use of bio-absorbable mesh for hiatal hernia repair at the time of bariatric surgery reduce recurrence rates? A meta-analysis
Authors: Benjamin Clapp, MD; Ali M. Kara, BS; Paul J Nguyen-Lee, BS; Luis Alvarado, MS; John Marr, DO; Hani Annabi, MS; Alok Dwivedi, PhD; Brian Davis, MD
Presenter: Benjamin Clapp, MD
10:29am A066 Case Series of food bezoars causing small bowel obstructions after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
Authors: Pearl Ma, MD FACS FASMBS ABOM; Huy Hoang, MD; Amarita Klar, MD; Keith Boone, MD; Kelvin Higa, MD FASMBS
Presenter: Pearl Ma, MD FACS FASMBS ABOM
10:39am A067 IVC filter use in bariatric surgery in patients with history of VTE: an analysis of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program database 2015-2019
Authors: Jason Wade, MD; Alexander Friedman, MD; Richard Seip, PhD; Ilene Staff, PhD; Tara L McLaughlin, PhD; Dale Bond, PhD; Darren Tishler, MD; Pavlos Papasavas, MD
Presenter: Jason Wade, MD
10:46am A068 Bariatric Surgery Outcomes in Patients with Bipolar or Schizoaffective Disorders
Authors: Omer Ul Hassan, MD; Omar Ghanem, MD; Ahmet Vahibe, MD; Karen Grothe, PhD LP; Maria L Collazo-Clavell, MD; Amy E Glasgow, MHA; Travis McKenzie, MD FACS; Todd Kellogg, MD
Presenter: Omer Ul Hassan, MD
10:53am A069 Primary Repair of Intraoperative Duodenal Perforation During Laparoscopic ERCP for Recurrent Choledocholithiasis
Authors: Kaci L Schiavone, MD; David Burns, MD; William O'Malley, MD; Joseph Johnson, MD; Aaron Sabbota, MD PhD
Presenter: Kaci L Schiavone, MD
11:03am A070 Determining the Who and Why of post-Bariatric Emergency Department Utilization
Authors: Jason M Samuels, MD; Heather Carmichael, MD; Kweku Hazel, MD; Catherine Velopulos, MD; Kevin Rothchild, MD; Jonathan Schoen, MD
Presenter: Jason M Samuels, MD
11:10am A071 Atrial dysrhythmias are associated with increased complication and mortality rates: an MBSAQIP analysis of patients undergoing bariatric surgery.
Authors: Kirk D Sinclair, MD; Valentin D Mocanu, MD PhD; Jerry Dang, MD PhD; Daniel Birch, MD MSc; shahzeer Karmali, MD MPH; Noah Switzer, MD MPH
Presenter: Kirk D Sinclair, MD
11:17am A072 Robotic conversion of gastric bypass to sleeve gastrectomy
Authors: Romulo RL Lind, MD; Muhammad Jawad, MD; Muhammad Ghanem., MD; Andre Teixeira, MD; Gary Aghazarian, DO
Presenter: Gary Aghazarian, DO
11:27am A073 Analyzing the adequacy of BMI-tiered enoxaparin dosing for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in the bariatric surgery population based on anti-factor Xa assay data
Authors: Blake A O'Connor, MD; Katherine Meister, MD; Angela Fellner, PhD
Presenter: Blake A O'Connor, MD
11:34am A074 Robotic-assisted bariatric surgery is associated with increased post-operative complications compared to laparoscopic bariatric surgery
Authors: Julie A Klock, MS; Fang Niu, MS; Kristin Bremer, MD; Ryan W Walters, PhD; Kalyana C Nandipati, MD
Presenter: Kristin Bremer, MD
11:41am A075 Erosion of Band Over Bypass with Gastrogastric Fistula as Complication of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Authors: Kayla Ikemiya, BS; Pearl Ma, MD FACS FASMBS ABOM; Huy Hoang, MD; Kelvin Higa, MD FASMBS; Alice Jackson, NP-C; Morgan McGrath, MAS
Presenter: Kayla Ikemiya, BS
11:51am Closing
12:00pm Adjourn