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Adjustable Gastric Banding & Adolescents
3:00pm A5007 Early improvement of type 2 diabetes following sleeve gastrectomy and roux-en-y gastric bypass
Authors: Keyvan Heshmati, MD; Eleanor Rudge, MD; David A Harris, MD; Nicholas Levergood, BS; Ashley Vernon, MD; Malcolm Robinson, MD FASMBS; Scott Shikora, MD; Ali Tavakkoli, MD; Eric G Sheu, MD PhD
Presenter: Keyvan Heshmati, MD
3:00pm A5017 Transition-readiness in adolescent patients with severe obesity presenting for weight-loss surgery
Authors: Lillian Christon, PhD; Sharlene Wedin, PsyD ABPP; Nina M Crowley, PhD RDN LD; Molly Jones, RD; Aaron Lesher, MD MSCR FAAP FACS; Diana Axiotis, PA-C; Jeffrey Borckardt, PhD; Karl T Byrne, MD
Presenter: Lillian Christon, PhD
3:00pm A5006 Age of onset of obesity, duration of obesity, and weight loss during the evaluation period prior to bariatric surgery in adolescents are not predictors of weight loss outcomes at 12 months post surgery
Authors: Jood Ani, BA; Jeffrey L Zitsman, MD
Presenter: Jood Ani, BA
3:00pm A5008 Characteristics of weight regain following sleeve gastrectomy in an adolescent bariatric program
Authors: Astrid Rocio Soares Medina, MD FEBPS; Marnie Walston, MD; Jinyu Xu, PhD; Ihuoma Eneli, MD; Marc P Michalsky, MD
Presenter: Astrid Rocio Soares Medina, MD FEBPS
Bypass Procedures
3:00pm A5029 Roux en y gastric bypass as a proposed treatment operation for patients with hemochromatosis- a case series
Authors: Yagnik K Pandya, MD FACS; Darius Ameri, MD FACS; Jacqueline Paolino, MD
Presenter: Yagnik K Pandya, MD FACS
3:00pm A5030 Double row suture technique to prevent petersen’s hernia after gastric bypass
Authors: Almino Ramos, MD IFASMBS; Manoela Ramos, MD; Thales D Galvão, MD; Nestor Bertin; Raphael TF Lucena, MD; Eduardo LS Bastos, MD PhD
Presenter: Almino Ramos, MD IFASMBS
3:00pm A5031 Racial diversity among women after bariatric surgery: Outcomes variation by ethnicity in females following laparoscopic roux-en-y gastric bypass (LRYGB)
Authors: Lisa Pedevillano, MBS DO; Kevin Engledow, DO; Christina Nituica, MD FACS; Gus J Slotman, MD
Presenter: Lisa Pedevillano, MBS DO
Comparative Trials & Endoscopy
3:00pm A5318 Preventing nausea after sleeve gastrectomy. what works and what doesn’t
Authors: Virginia A Montoya, RN; Deron Ludwig, MD; Erik Simchuk, MD; Robin Donatello, DrPH; Anna Coates, FNP-BC; Joy Todd, RN MS
Presenter: Virginia A Montoya, RN
3:00pm A5243 Impact of early post-bariatric surgery acute kidney injury on long-term renal function
Authors: Zubaidah Nor Hanipah, MD; Suriya Punchai, MD; Tom Augustin, MD MPH; Stacy Brethauer, MD FASMBS; Ali Aminian, MD; Phillip R Schauer, MD FACS
Presenter: Zubaidah Nor Hanipah, MD
3:00pm A5244 Morbid obesity as an independent risk factor of mortality in open abdominal aortic surgeries: A retrospective analysis of national inpatient sample
Authors: Zhamak Khorgami, MD; Guido M Sclabas, MD; Ali Aminian, MD; Peter Lau, MD; Rafael D Malgor, MD; C. Anthony Howard, MD; Kevin E Taubman, MD FACS
Presenter: Zhamak Khorgami, MD
3:00pm A5261 The effects of exercise in patients suffering from symptoms suggestive of hypoglycemia after bariatric surgery
Authors: Matthias Lannoo, MD; Nele Pattyn; Chantal Mathieu; Frans Schuit, MD PhD; Ann Mertens, MD PhD; Bart Van Der Schueren, MD
Presenter: Matthias Lannoo, MD
3:00pm A5262 Preoperative functional health status is a predictor of postoperative morbidity and mortality following bariatric surgery
Authors: Kathleen Lak, MD; Melissa C Helm, BS; Rana Higgins, MD; Tammy L Kindel, MD PhD; Jon C Gould, MD
Presenter: Kathleen Lak, MD
3:00pm A5245 Racial differences in pre-operative disease burden and post-operative short term outcomes in patients undergoing bariatric surgery
Authors: Donald T Hess, MD; Sowmya R Rao, PhD; Brian J Carmine, MD; Caroline Apovian, MD; Wendy Anderson, MS RDN LDN; Nawfal Istfan, MD PhD
Presenter: Donald T Hess, MD
Emerging Tech & Nutrition
3:00pm A5294 Magnetic surgery for liver retraction: An incisionless approach for less invasive bariatric surgery
Authors: Daniel D Guerron, MD; Camila B Ortega, MD; Jesse Gutnick, MD; Madhu Siddeswarappa, MD; Juan F Alvarez, MD; Ranjan Sudan, MD FASMBS; Jin Yoo, MD; Keri Seymour, DO; Chan Park, MD; Dana D Portenier, MD
Presenter: Daniel D Guerron, MD
3:00pm A5295 Endoscopic gastrojejunal stomal revision after weight regain – a single academic center experience
Authors: Kaci Dudley, MD MPH; Manuel Garcia, MD; Jeffrey E Quigley, DO; Daniel Srikureja, MD; Stephanie P Keeth, DNP ACNP-BC CNS CCRN CBN; Marcos Michelotti, MD FACS; Esther Wu, MD; Keith R Scharf, DO
Presenter: Kaci Dudley, MD MPH
3:00pm A5297 Changes in patient gait characteristics associated with knee osteoarthritis after surgical weight loss
Authors: Chase Palisch, BS MPhil; Habib Khoury, BS; Amy Slider, PhD; Julie Kolesar, PhD; John Morton, MD MPH FACS
Presenter: Chase Palisch, BS MPhil
General Interest
3:00pm A5157 Impact of non-clinical factors on length of stay after primary bariatric surgery
Authors: Anahita Jalilvand, MD; Andrew Suzo, BS; Bradley J Needleman, MD; Sabrena F Noria, MD PhD
Presenter: Anahita Jalilvand, MD
3:00pm A5158 Chemosensory function, dietary preference and dietary behaviors from pre- to 6-months post-bariatric surgery: A pilot study
Authors: Andrea Stone, BS; Pavlos K Papasavas, MD; Helen Swede, PhD; Darren Tishler, MD; Patrice Hubert, MS RDN; Valerie Duffy, PhD RD
Presenter: Andrea Stone, BS
3:00pm A5184 Bariatric discharge teaching: Is there another way?
Authors: Elisabet Harms, MS RN CMSRN
Presenter: Elisabet Harms, MS RN CMSRN
3:00pm A5185 Adherence to follow-up protocol has strong relationship with weight loss with orbera gastric balloon system
Authors: Onur Kutlu, MD; Meredith Young, MS RD LD; Andres Elovic, BA; Nestor De La Cruz-Muñoz, MD FACS
Presenter: Meredith Young, MS RD LD
3:00pm A5186 Changes in liver enzymes and nafld predicting fibrosis scores after bariatric surgery in predominantly hispanics and african american population
Authors: Saqib Saeed, MD; Sara Alothman, MD; Khuram Khan, MD; Amrita Persaud, MS MED RDN; Khushbir Bath, MD; Sanjiv F Gray, MD; Leaque Ahmed, MD
Presenter: Saqib Saeed, MD
3:00pm A5159 Band to bariatric stapling conversion surgery performed on an outpatient basis: Our early experience
Authors: Titus D Duncan, MD; Karleena R Tuggle, MD; Alberto Zarak, MD
Presenter: Alberto Zarak, MD
Integrated Health
3:00pm A5053 Venous thromboembolism (vte) prevention in after bariatric surgery
Authors: Yi-Shu Liao, RN; Shu-Chen Wei, RN; Sophia Hu, PhD; Weu Wang, MD
Presenter: Yi-Shu Liao, RN
3:00pm A5054 Feasibility and acceptability of an integrated behavioral medicine service within a post-bariatric surgery clinic
Authors: Rebecca Kitpatrick, PhD; Lauren Carter, PhD; Karl T Byrne, MD; Lillian Christon, PhD; Diana Axiotis, PA-C; Amanda Peterson, RDN LD; Molly Jones, RD; Nina M Crowley, PhD RDN LD; Sharlene Wedin, PsyD ABPP
Presenter: Rebecca Kilpatrick, PhD
3:00pm A5055 Influence of multidisciplinary conference on outcomes after high-risk bariatric surgery
Authors: Aura Petcu, MSN AG-ACNP CNS; Abhisek Parmar, MD MS; Farah A Husain, MD; Samer Mattar, MD; Donn H Spight, MD
Presenter: Aura Petcu, MSN AG-ACNP CNS
Malabstorptive & Epidemiology/Physiology
3:00pm A5141 Laparoscopic gastric bypass for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus: A comparison of roux-en-y versus single anastomosis (mini-) gastric bypass
Authors: Owaid Almalki, MD; Wei Jei Lee, MD PhD; Keong Chong, MD; Kong-Han Ser, MD; Yi-Chih Lee, PHD; Shu-Chun Chen, RN
Presenter: Owaid Almalki, MD
3:00pm A5278 Safety and efficacy of single anastomosis duodenal switch: A single us institution
Authors: Rena Moon, MD; Andre Teixeira, MD FACS FASMBS; Muhammad A Jawad, MD
Presenter: Rena Moon, MD
Portuguese Posters
3:00pm A5343 Gastroplastia vertical endoscópica – ressutura após oito meses de procedimento
Authors: Luana L Baldim, MD; Sheila Maria Vaz Moreno; Alessandra M Cunha, MD; Eduardo Grecco, MD; Thiago F Souza, MD; Luiz Quadros, Md
Presenter: Luana L Baldim, MD
3:00pm A5344 Impactação antral de balão intragástrico – relato de caso
Authors: Andre Silva Alfredo, MD; Amanda Delfino Guimarães Alfredo, PhD; Carlos Aristides Fleury Guedes, MD; Luiz Siqueira Filho, MD; Claudio Ferreira de Mendonça, MD
Presenter: Andre Silva Alfredo, MD
3:00pm A5345 Balão intragástrico de 6 meses com perda maior que 30% do peso corporal total – relato de dois casos
Authors: Andre Silva Alfredo, MD; Amanda Delfino Guimarães Alfredo, PhD; Carlos Aristides Fleury Guedes, MD; Luiz Siqueira Filho, MD; Claudio Ferreira de Mendonça, MD
Presenter: Andre Silva Alfredo, MD
3:00pm A5350 Coaching no processo de emagrecimento - relato de caso
Authors: Amanda Delfino Guimarães Alfredo, PhD; André Silva Alfredo, MD; Shelley Lima de Arruda, Phd
Presenter: Amanda Delfino Guimarães Alfredo, PhD
Revisional Procedures
3:00pm A5206 Review of patients requiring iron infusions during a two year period (jan 2013 – dec 2014) in patients undergoing revision bariatric surgery in an australian surgical centre
Authors: Libby McBride McBride, RD; Rachel Moore; Christine Skinner, BAppSci BHSc BBus; Monica Wagenaar, MD; George Hopkins
Presenter: Libby McBride McBride, RD
3:00pm A5207 Emergent reversal of gastric bypass: A case series from an accredited surgical weight loss program
Authors: Ryan M Juza, MD; Vamsi Alli, MD; Randy S Haluck, MD; Ann M Rogers, MD; Eric M Pauli, MD; Jerome R LynSue, MD
Presenter: Ryan M Juza, MD
3:00pm A5208 A multidisciplinary pre-procedural weight loss program is synergistic with endoplication revision of dilated gj anastomoses in controlling weight recidivism among gastric bypass patients
Authors: Thomas H Shin, BA; Nawfal Istfan, MD PhD; Wendy Anderson, MS RDN LDN; Donald T Hess, MD
Presenter: Thomas H Shin, BA
3:00pm A5219 Conversion of sleeve gastrectomy to gastric bypass: Incidence, indications and outcomes
Authors: Maher El Chaar, MD FACS FASMBS; Leonardo Claros, MD FACS FASMBS; Jill Stoltzfus, PhD; Jeffrey Qiu, MD Candidate
Presenter: Maher El Chaar, MD FACS FASMBS
3:00pm A5220 Remnant fundoplication for recurrent hiatal hernia after gastric bypass
Authors: Sugong Chen, MD; Chan Park, MD; Jin Yoo, MD; Keri Seymour, DO; Ranjan Sudan, MD FASMBS; Dana D Portenier, MD; Alfredo D Guerron, MD
Presenter: Sugong Chen, MD
3:00pm A5221 Fast track feeding after revisional bariatric surgery is associated with reduced length of stay
Authors: Nabil Tariq, MD; Linda W W Moore, MS RDN; Jihad Kudsi, MD; Richard Ogunti, MBBS MPH; Mamta Puppala, MS; Stephen Wong, PhD PE; Patricia A Wilson, LVN; Vadim Sherman, MD; Beverly A Shirkey, PhD
Presenter: Nabil Tariq, MD
Scientific Research
3:00pm A5081 Rygb and sg induce conserved small intestinal cytokine signatures associated with resolution of inflammation and diabetes
Authors: Renuka Subramaniam, DVM PhD; Hina Y Bhutta, MD; Hassan Aliakbarian, MD; Eleanor Rudge, MD; David A Harris, MD; Ali Tavakkoli, MD; Eric G Sheu, MD PhD
Presenter: Renuka Subramaniam, DVM PhD
Sleeve Gastrectomy
3:00pm A5122 Eras protocols in an ambulatory surgical centers offer equal efficacy and safety when compared to inpatient hospital based sleeve gastrectomy: A matched cohort of 364 patients
Authors: Hinali M Zaveri, MD; Amit K Surve, MD; Daniel R Cottam, MD; Aneesh S Dhorepatil, MBBS; Legrand Belnap, MD; Christina Richards, MD< FACS; Walter Medlin, MD; Samuel Cottam, CNA; Austin Cottam, HS
Presenter: Hinali M Zaveri, MD
3:00pm A5123 Back to the future: Upper gut bacterial overgrowth as a potential mechanism for long-term glucose malabsorption after vertical sleeve gastrectomy
Authors: Matthew Sharbaugh, DO; Timothy R Shope, MD; Timothy R. Koch, MD
Presenter: Matthew Sharbaugh, DO
3:00pm A5101 Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and omentopexy in morbid obese patient with situs inversus totalis
Authors: Syed Saif A Rizvi, MD; Leaque Ahmed, MD
Presenter: Syed Saif A Rizvi, MD
3:00pm A5102 Sixty elderly sleeve gastrectomy patients performed in the outpatient setting
Authors: Peter S Billing, MD; Josiah P Billing, BS; Robert Landerholm, MD; Jedediah A Kaufman, MD; Eric Harris, MD; Kurtis Stewart, MD
Presenter: Peter S Billing, MD
3:00pm A5121 Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy reduces the risk of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in morbidly obese patients: A single institution experience
Authors: David Romero Funes, MD; David Gutierrez Blanco, MD; Giulio Giambartolomei, MD; Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD; Samuel Szomstein, MD FASMBS; Raúl Rosenthal, MD
Presenter: David Romero Funes, MD
3:00pm A5103 Weight regain 5 years after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: Balancing the benefits
Authors: James Tankel, MBBS; Michael Neumann, MD; Alexander Mintz, MD; Josef Weiss, MD; Ohn Sibirsky, MD; Ram M Spira, MD
Presenter: James Tankel, MBBS