Anthony Carden, MIS, Fellow, Dan Eisenberg, Director of Bariatric Surgery. VA Palo AltoIntroduction: Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is the criterion standard operation for weight loss. Low socioeconomic status is common in the Veteran population undergoing bariatric surgery, but it is not known whether socioeconomic status correlates with long-term weight loss success after RYGB. According to Covered… Continue Reading
A nationwide safety analysis of discharge on the first postoperative day after bariatric surgery in selected patients
Jessica Ardila-Gatas, MD, Gautam Sharma, MD, S. Julie-Ann Lloyd, MD, PhD, Philip R Schauer, MD, Stacy A Brethauer, MD, Ali Aminian, MD. Cleveland ClinicIntroduction: Introduction of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) pathways has led to early recovery and shorter hospital stay after Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB) and Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG). This study aims… Continue Reading
A novel magnetic jejunoileal partial diversion in nonhuman primates: a step forward in translation and metabolic surgery
Veeshal H Patel, MD, MBA1, Dillon Kwiat, BS1, Elisabeth Leeflang, MD1, James Graham, BS2, Matthew Y Lin, MD1, Peter J Havel, DVM, PhD2, Michael R Harrison, MD1. 1University of California, San Francisco, 2University of California, DavisIntroduction: We hypothesize that a jejunoileal anastomosis and partial diversion using Magnamosis, a novel magnetic compression device, is technically feasible… Continue Reading
A Retrospective Analysis of Clinical Outcome of Bariatric Surgery in Morbidly Obese Diabetes Mellitus Patients
Ithiphon Viratanapanu, MD1, Chavalit Romyen, PhD2, Sikarin Sornphiphatphong, MD1, Worawit Kattipatanapong, MD1, Kongpon Tangpanitandee, MD1, Ajjana Techagumpuch, MD3, Krit Kitisin, MD1, Suppa-ut Pungpapong, MD1, Chadin Tharavej, MD1, Patpong Navicharern1, Patchaya Boonchayaanant, MD4, Suthep Udomsawaengsup1. 1Department Of Surgery, Faculty Of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, 2Faculty Of Pharmaceutical Science, Chulalongkorn University, 3Department Of Surgery, Faculty Of Medicine, Thammasat… Continue Reading
Matthew J Lyon, MD1, Kamal Heer, MD2, Harish Kumar, MD1. 1University of Queensland, 2Monash UniversityIntroduction: Revision Bariatric Surgery is always considered to be associated with higher complication rates. There is currently controversy in the literature regarding one stage and two stage revisions. Methods: The present study is ongoing longitudinal prospective analysis of data of revision… Continue Reading
David Romero Funes, MD, David Gutierrez Blanco, MD, Mauricio Sarmiento Cobos, MD, Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, Rama Ganga, MD, Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, Raul J Rosenthal, MD, FACS. Cleveland Clinic FloridaINTRODUCTION: Obesity is an independent risk factor for kidney disease, with as much as 40% of patients undergoing bariatric surgery having some degree… Continue Reading
Adolescent Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery is safe but underutilized – a first report from MBSAQIP (Metabolic and Bariatric Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program) accredited hospitals.
Julietta H Chang, MD, Elan R Witkowski, MD, MS, Matthew M Hutter, MD, MPH. Massachusetts General HospitalIntroduction: The incidence of obesity in adolescents has more than tripled in the past 40 years. However, data on metabolic and bariatric surgery in adolescents is limited. The Teen-LABS consortium has reported outcomes on 160 patients aged 13-18 operated… Continue Reading
Per-Ola Park, Associate Professor1, Anna Maksinen, MD2, Maria Bergstrom, MD, PhD1. 1Department of Surgery, South Alvsborg Hospital, 2Department of Psykiatry, South Alvsborgs HospitalIntroduction: Many studies concerning individuals seeking bariatric surgery indicate a higher prevalence of psychiatric disorder in this population, both before and after surgery, however results are not conclusive. The aim of this study… Continue Reading
Eugene Wang, MD, Timothy Shope, MD. Medstar Washington Hospital CenterThis video demonstrates our method of closing the mesenteric defects after a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. In common schematics representing mesenteric defects after Roux en Y gastric bypasses, the alimentary limb is on the patient’s right side, and the biliopancreatic limb is on the left side, with… Continue Reading
An Initial Assessment of Pre-Operative Coagulation Studies on the first 50 patients in the Bariatric Program and their Outcomes at Eastern Health St. John’s, Newfoundland.
Felicia Pickard, MD, David Pace, MD. Memorial University of NewfoundlandOver the past 4 years there have been several bariatric surgeries cancelled secondarily to abnormal pre-operative test results within Eastern Health. These surgeries are often cancelled the day before their scheduled surgery, which does not provide sufficient time to book other patients. The end result is… Continue Reading
Kate Pawloski, MD, Michael Fastiggi, MD, Leslie James, BA, Linda Zhang, MD, Edward Chin, MD, Scott Nguyen, MD. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiIntroduction: Endoscopy is commonly performed during sleeve gastrectomies to evaluate the staple line and assure hemostasis. Many surgeons advocate for its routine use to inspect for leaks and bleeding, which carry… Continue Reading
Camila B Ortega, MD1, Jennifer Ingram, PhD2, Hui-Jie Lee, PhD3, Dimitrios Moris, MD4, Ranjan Sudan, MD1, Keri Seymour, MD1, Jin Yoo, MD1, Chan Park, MD1, Dana Portenier, MD1, Alfredo D Guerron, MD1. 1Duke University Health System. Department of Surgery. Division of Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery., 2Duke University Health System. Department of Medicine. Division of… Continue Reading
Jenny Lam, MD, Carlos T Maeda, MD, Toshiaki Suzuki, MD, David Bernstein, MD, Thach Pham, MD, Bryan J Sandler, MD, Garth R Jacobsen, MD, FACS, Santiago Horgan, MD, FACS. University Of California - San DiegoCase report of a 22 year old obese female with situs inversus, congenital heart disease, pulmonary hypertension and multiple obesity related… Continue Reading
“BARF Syndrome:” Hiatal Hernias as a cause of bloating, abdominal pain, regurgitation or reflux, and food intolerance in the post-bariatric surgery cohort.
Adam A Golas, MD, MPH, Shadi Al-Bahri, MD, Juaquito Jorge, Michel M Murr, MD, FACS, John P Gonzalvo. University of South FloridaBackground: The risk of developing a hiatal hernia in the obese population is 4.2 fold compared to patients with a BMI <30. Most hiatal hernias after bariatric surgery are asymptomatic and when symptoms are… Continue Reading
Camila B Ortega, MD1, Kelli Friedman, PhD2, Hui-Jie Lee, PhD3, Dana Portenier, MD1, Alfredo D Guerron, MD1. 1Duke University Health System. Department of Surgery. Division of Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery, 2Duke University Medical Center. Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Department of Surgery., 3Duke Universitty Medical Center. Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.INTRODUCTION: Magnetic… Continue Reading