This session provides a format for students, residents or fellows to present the research that was submitted for oral presentation in the Scientific Sessions but not accepted. Presentation content will be evaluated by our expert moderators with opportunity for critique and discussion that will be invaluable for the continuing development of the presenter’s research expertise. Junior faculty will find this session valuable as well.

8:15am A5239 Evaluating the use of stents for bariatric complications: Is it time for an on-label designation?
Authors: Arielle Kanters, MD MS; Oliver A Varban, MD FACS; Justin B Dimick, MD MPH FACS; Dana A Telem, MD
Presenter: Arielle Kanters, MD MS
8:35am A5119 Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy improves kidney function in morbidly obese patients with chronic kidney disease: A match control study
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
8:55am A5259 Changes in gastrointestinal complaints and food intolerances after roux-en-y gastric bypass surgery
Authors: Thomas CC Boerlage, MD; Floris Westerink, MD; Victor Gerdes, MD PhD
Presenter: Thomas CC Boerlage, MD
9:20am A5280 3 years experience on modified duodenal switch (MDS) – a multicenter study throughout 36 month
Authors: Sarah Sabrudin, MD; Mitchell S Roslin, MD; Debbie Allis, PA-C MBA; Sharon Zarabi, RD CDN CPT; Sarah Pearlstein, MD; Daniel R Cottam, MD; Hinali M Zaveri, MD; Amit K Surve, MD; Austin Cottam, HS; Paul E Enochs, MD FACS FASMBS; JAIME L BULL, Other
Presenter: Sarah Pearlstein, MD
9:35am Break
10:00am A5096 Comparison between vertical sleeve gastrectomy (vsg) and modified duodenal switch (mds) – outcomes at 3 years and inadequate weight loss
Authors: Sarah Sabrudin, MD; Yael Marks, MD; Mitchell S Roslin, MD
Presenter: Yael Marks, MD
10:20am A5260 Drains use for bariatric surgical procedures is associated with increased complications and prolonged length of stay: A metabolic and bariatric surgery accreditation and quality improvement program analysis
Authors: Priscila R Armijo, MD; Akshay Chauhan, MD; Corrigan L Mcbride, MD; Vishal M Kothari, MD; Dmitry Oleynikov, MD
Presenter: Priscila Rodrigues Armijo, MD
10:40am A5240 Early small bowel obstruction after laparoscopic gastric bypass: A surgical emergency
Authors: Amar Shah, MD; Jad Khoraki, MD; Paul Del Prado, MD; Zachary P Kimball, BS; Peter C Lo, MA; Luke Wolfe, MS; Jennifer Salluzzo, MD; Guilherme M Campos, MD FACS FASMBS
Presenter: Jad Khoraki, MD
11:00am 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