Topic: Metabolic / Obesity

Delayed Presentation of Congenital Malrotation with Midgut Volvulus presenting after a Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass

Martin D Avery, MD, Rana Pullatt, Md. Medical University of South Carolina. Introduction:  Malrotation in morbidly obese patients is rare, but has been reported. Most of these are discovered incidentally during laparoscopic gastric bypass. Controversy exists whether the discovery of malrotation during laparoscopic gastric bypass necessitates performing the LADDs procedure at the time of surgery […]

The protocol of a randomized, double-blinded, placebo controlled trial to investigate the role of intra-peritoneal ropivacaine in gastric bypass surgery

Robert Wu, Alexis Porte, Fatima Haggar, Isabelle Raiche, Husein Moloo, Jean Claude Gauthier, Amy Neville, Jean Denis Yelle, Joseph Mamazza. The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa. Introduction Postoperative pain control remains a major challenge, even in laparoscopic surgery such as gastric bypass. Effective pain control reduces the risk of postoperative complication such as deep vein […]

Laparoscopic Roux en Y gastric bypass as a revisional strategy for LAGB failure

Abdelrahman A Nimeri, MD, FACS, Mohamed B Al Hadad, MD, Maha Ibrahim, MD, Rana Kurdi, PhD, Cother Hajat, MD, MPH. Division of general, thoracic and vascular surgery Sheikh Khalifa Medical City managed by Cleveland clinic. Introduction: The UAE has the second highest rate of type 2 DM and obesity in the world. Bariatric surgery is […]

BAND OVER SLEEVE: A Safe Alternative to Achieve Further Weight Loss and Reduction of Co-Morbidities

Amy Banks, MD, R Harrell, MD, J Foote, MD. Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners, Michigan State University and Grand Health Partners. Introduction: The vertical sleeve gastrectomy was traditionally performed as part one of a staged bypass procedure in the super obese patient population. The weight loss achieved from this surgery alone is often substantial and […]

Routine Preoperative Esophagogastroduodenoscopy in Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery

Umer I Chaudhry, MD, Dean J Mikami, MD, Bradley J Needleman, MD, W. Scott Melvin, MD, Sabrena F Noria, MD. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. INTRODUCTION- Bariatric surgery is now accepted as the most effective treatment for morbid obesity. However, given the various surgical options (ie: RYGB, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric band), and ensuing […]

Outcome of Bariatric Surgery in Thailand : Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Laparoscopic Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass

Pakkavuth Chanswangphuvana, MD, Soravith Vijitpornkul, MD, Ajjana Techagumpuch, MD, Suppa-ut Pungpapong, MD, Chadin Tharavej, MD, Patpong Navicharern, MD, Suthep Udomsawaengsup, MD. Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, King Chulalongkorn Memorial University Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand. Introduction Obesity becomes a public health problem in Asia. Bariatric surgery has been accepted as a effective treatment. Laparoscopic roux-en-y gastric […]

Small bowel obstruction secondary to gastric band erosion and migration to jejunum

Matt Strickland, MD, BASc, Dan Abramowitz, MD, John Hagen, MD, David Starr, MD. University of Toronto. This video illustrates the management of a partial small bowel obstruction secondary to gastric band erosion and migration to the jejunum. This is a rare complication of laparoscopic gastric banding. A 53-year-old female presented five years after insertion of […]

Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (LVSG) in a patient with Dilated Cardiomyopathy with a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)

Pornthep Prathanvanich, DO, Bipan Chand, DO. Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Background: A ventricular assist device (VAD) provides cardiac output in patients with severe cardiac dysfunction. This surgically implanted pump delivers blood from the left ventricle to the aorta and may also provide a bridge to cardiac transplantation. We report a case of […]

Conversion of Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band Removal to Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Two Step Procedure

Ryan C Broderick, MD, Cristina R Harnsberger, MD, Catherine Beck, MD, Alberto S Gallo, MD, Hans F Fuchs, MD, Martin A Berducci, MD, Bryan J Sandler, MD, Garth R Jacobsen, MD, Santiago Horgan, MD. Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of California San Diego. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band removal is occuring at an increasing rate.. […]

Bariatric Surgery improves metabolic syndrome by increasing HDL and decreasing triglycerides

Pratibha Vemulapalli, MD, Lindsay S Cumella, BS, Emmanuel Agaba, MD, Diego Camacho, MD, Jenny Choi, MD, Mujjahud Abbas, MD, Scott Chudnoff, MD. Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center. Background It has been well established that hyperlipidemia has a high resolution rate after bariatric surgery. However, hyperlipidemia is a catch all phrase for 4 […]

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