CT scan measurement of gastric volumes pre and post laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Does the resected volume correlates to weight loss results?
Fernandez Ananin Sonia, PhD, Rodriguez-Otero Carlos, Balague Ponz Carmen, Gonzalo Prats Berta, Pernas Canadell Juan Carlos, Garay Solá Meritxell, Targarona Soler Eduardo. Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant PauLaparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has enormously grown in popularity as a stand-alone procedure for the treatment of morbid obesity. The aim of this study was to… Continue Reading
Pyloroplasty as a Rescue Procedure for Morbidly Obese Patients with Refractory Gastroparesis after Sleeve Gastrectomy
Keneth Hall, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Raelina S Howell, MD, Harika Boinpally, MD, Patricia Cherasard, PAC, Patrizio Petrone, MD, Collin E Brathwaite, MD, FACS, FASMBS. NYU Winthrop HospitalIntroduction: Patients with morbid obesity and gastroparesis can be treated with sleeve gastrectomy (SG), which has been shown to increase gastric emptying, decrease transit time, and increase glucagon-like peptide levels.… Continue Reading
LSG: One minute to fire is better than 20 secs?
Mirto Foletto, MD, Pasquale Auricchio, MD, Mostafa Altowerqi, MD, Alice Albanese, MD. University of PaduaIntroduction: Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG) is one of the most popular bariatric procedure, with good outcomes in terms of weight loss and comorbidities resolution in the mid- and long-term. Staple line bleeding is one of the major related complications, occurring in… Continue Reading
Rates of Reoperation and Intervention Within 30 Days of Bariatric Surgery
Farah Ladak, MD, MPH, Jerry Dang, MD, PhDc, Noah Switzer, MD, MPH, FRCSC, Valentin Mocanu, MD, Daniel W Birch, MSc, MD, FRCSC, FACS, Shazeer Karmali, MD, MPH, FRCSC, FACS. University of AlbertaINTRODUCTION: The objective of this study was to identify early complications that result in intervention or reoperation following sleeve gastrectomy (SG) and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYBG),… Continue Reading
Does Bougie Size and Distance from the Pylorus affect Rates of Dehydration following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy?: An MBSAQIP Analysis
Ivy N Haskins, MD, Ada Graham, MD, Sheena W Chen, MD, Andrew D Sparks, MS, Paul P Lin, MD, FACS, Hope T Jackson, MD, Khashayar Vaziri, MD, FACS. George Washington UniversityIntroduction: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (SG) is the most commonly performed bariatric procedure in the United States. Despite its prevalence, there are many technical factors related… Continue Reading
The Impact of Severe Obesity on Electrolyte Imbalance and its Potential Effects on the Sodium/Potassium-ATPase Pump Regulation
Cristian Milla Matute, MD, Maria C Fonseca, MD, Carlos Rivera, MD, David Romero Funes, MD, Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS, Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Raul Rosenthal. Cleveland Clinic FloridaINTRODUCTION: Sodium/Potassium-ATPase (Na+/K+-ATPase) is a membrane protein responsible for the active transport of sodium and potassium ions across the plasma membranes on eukaryotes. Recent studies… Continue Reading
Bleeding Dieulafoy ulcer after gastric sleeve: a case report and examination of the need for preoperative esophagogastroduodenoscopy before bariatric surgery.
Michael Nicoara, DO, Nicholas Morin, DO, Shinban Liu, DO, Corneliu Vulpe, MD, George Ferzli, MD. NYU Langone BrooklynIntroduction: There is still controversy regarding whether or not a preoperative esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) should be done before bariatric surgery; does it change surgical course, and does it prevent postoperative complications? Here we present a relevant case and review the… Continue Reading
Gastric Pseudocyst associated with a prolapsed Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band.
Tianming Liu, MD1, Ziyad Nasrawi, MD1, George John, MS2, Darren Kong, BS2, Piotr Gorecki, MD, FACS1. 1New York Presbetyrian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, 2Rowan School of Osteopathic MedicineIntroduction: Due to long term failures and complications, the number of laparoscopic adjustable gastric bands (LAGB) being performed in the United States each year is decreasing. We report a case… Continue Reading
Use of Laparoscopic Witzel Gastrostomy without Gastropexy in Bariatric and General Surgery
Joshua Davies, MD, Luise Pernar, MD, Brian Carmine, MD, Donald Hess, MD, Cullen Carter, MD. Boston Medical CenterINTRODUCTION: Gastrostomy placement is the preferred means of long term enteral feeding for patients who cannot eat by mouth. During laparoscopic gastrostomy, it is standard to perform gastropexy, apposing visceral and parietal peritoneum. However, in some settings, such… Continue Reading
Pre-Existing Cardiac Disease is Associated with Increased Risk of Peri-Operative Mortality Among Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Victoria M Gershuni, MD, MSGM, Michael W Foster, MD, Colleen M Tewksbury, PhD, MPH, RD, Eduardo Rame, MD, Kristoffel R Dumon, MD, Noel N Williams, MD. Hospital of the University of PennsylvaniaIntroduction: Severe obesity and its related complications, including hyperlipidemia, hypertension, insulin resistance, and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), confer increased risk of developing cardiac disease.… Continue Reading
Use of transversus abdominis plane block with liposomal bupivacaine in patients undergoing bariatric surgery: a case-control study
Allison M Barrett, MD, FACS1, John A Afthinos, MD, FACS1, Christopher Funfgeld, PAC, MPAS1, Vaughn E Nossaman, MD2, Kevin K Kresofsky, MD2. 1Long Island Jewish Forest Hills Hospital, 2Nassau University Medical CenterIntroduction: The overuse of postoperative narcotics has gained attention due to the epidemic of opiate abuse in the United States. Multimodal postoperative pain management… Continue Reading
The preoperative weight loss program and predictive marker of postoperative weight loss in sleeve gastrectomy
Hideya Kashihara, Mitsuo Shimada, Kozo Yoshikawa, Jun Higashijima, Tomohiko Miyatani, Takuya Tokunaga, Masaaki Nishi, Chie Takasu. Department of surgery, Tokushima universityBackground: Our department perform preoperative weight loss program for the purpose of decreasing the perioperative complication in sleeve gastrectomy (SG). The aim of this study is to show the surgical outcome of SG and predictive… Continue Reading
Impact of smoking on elective bariatric surgery postoperative complications: analysis of the MBSAQIP database
Jingliang Yan, MD, PhD, Brandon Williams, MD, Matthew Spann, MD, Chetan Aher, MD, Wayne English, MD. Vanderbilt University Medical CenterIntroduction: Bariatric surgery is an effective means of achieving weight loss and improvement of metabolic co-morbidities. Enhancing quality and safety profile is imperative as the number of bariatric procedures increases worldwide. Smoking has been associated with… Continue Reading
Computational tools for the reliability assessment and the engineering design of procedures and devices in bariatric surgery
Chiara Giulia Fontanella, PhD, Mirto Foletto, MD, C Salmaso, I Toniolo, Alice Albanese, MD, Pasquale Auricchio, MD, Lino Polese, Professor, Mostafa Altowerqi, MD, Emanuele Luigi Carniel, Professor. University of PaduaBackground: Sleeve Gastrectomy (SG) is one of the most performed bariatric procedure worldwide. Unsatisfactory weight loss and de novo gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) are the major long-term… Continue Reading
Can Bariatric Surgery Prevent the Development of Metabolic Syndrome?
Salman Alsabah, MBBS, MBA, FRCSC1, Eliana Al Haddad2, Aliaa Al-Mutawa1, Mohammad Al-Mutawa1, Jonathon D Vaz1. 1Kuwait University, 2Columbia University Medical CenterIntroduction: Obesity has been directly correlated with the development of metabolic syndrome, a life-threatening disorder. With the constant rise of obesity in the world, this correlation has become of major significance. Methods: A retrospective analysis of LSG… Continue Reading