1:30pm A144 A comparison of pre-operative endoscopic biopsy findings to gastric specimens after sleeve gastrectomy
Authors: Nathan G LaFayette, MD; Anahita Jalilvand, MD; Mazen Al-Mansour, MD; Bradley J Needleman, MD; Sabrena F Noria, MD PhD
Presenter: Sabrena F Noria, MD PhD
1:41pm A146 Robotic platform for gastric bypass is associated with more resource utilization: Results of a nationwide study
Authors: Gautam Sharma, MD; Andrew T Strong, MD; Chao Tu, MS; Stacy Brethauer, MD FASMBS; Ali Aminian, MD; Phillip R Schauer, MD FACS
Presenter: Gautam Sharma, MD
1:52pm A147 Robot offers no advantages in roux-en-y gastric bypass: Analysis of hcup database
Authors: Samer Alharthi, MD MPH.; Jessica Burns, MD; WEIKAI QU, MD PhD; Jorge Ortiz, Md; Munier Nazzal, MD
Presenter: Samer Alharthi, MD MPH.
2:03pm A148 A procedureless gastric balloon for weight loss: Multi-center experience in 691 patients
Authors: Alfredo Genco, MD; Salman K Al-Sabah, MD MBA FRCSC FACS; Cristiano Giardiello, MD; Mohammed Mohammed Al Kuwari, MD; Mubarak Mubarak Al Kandari; Shehab Ekrouf; Saud Al-Subei; Roman Turro, MD; Adelardo Caballero; Adnan Sabahi; Abdul Hamid Al Ghamde; Hassan Al Naami; Ahmed Al-Mulla; Nagi Ismail; Sebastien Kolmer; Mohammed Alemadi; Roberta Ienca, MD; Maribel Sanchez; Rita Schiano di Cola, RD
Presenter: Alfredo Genco, MD
2:14pm A149 Intragastric balloon: 342 patients treated at a multicenter bariatric practice
Authors: Shawn M Garber, MD; Spencer Holover; John Angstadt, MD; Eric Sommer, MD; Nikhilesh Sekhar, MD FACS; Wen-Ting J Chiao, MD FACS FASMBS
Presenter: Shawn M Garber, MD
2:25pm A150 A comparative 100-participant 5-year study of aspiration therapy versus roux-en-y gastric bypass: First year results
Authors: Erik Wilson, MD; Erik Norén, MD; Linus Axelsson, MD; Max Nyström, MD, MD; Jakob Gruvaes, MD; Christian Paradis, MD; Birgitta Vallin; Henrik Forssell, MD
Presenter: Erik Wilson, MD
2:36pm A151 Gastric vest system: Initial results of a novel restrictive bariatric procedure
Authors: Juan Antonio Lopez-Corvala, MD; Fernando Guzman-Cordero, MD; Cleysa Hermosillo-Valdez, MD; Janine Rosales-Landgrave, MD
Presenter: Juan Antonio Lopez-Corvala, MD
2:47pm A145 Routine use of transnasal endoscopy in bariatric clinic: Should it replace conventional endoscopy?
Authors: Blake R Movitz, MD; Rami Lutfi, MD FACS FASMBS
Presenter: Blake R Movitz, MD