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Sponsored By: International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient

Educational Objectives: • Discuss how anesthesia and surgery may adversely affect the inflammatory state associated with obesity • Identify perioperative management strategies to reduce the inflammatory state associated with obesity and the metabolic syndrome • Summarize the relationship between metabolic syndrome and postoperative complications

Session Agenda

1:30pm
Introduction
Stephanie Jones, MD
1:40pm
Preoperative preparation
Konstantin Balonov, MD
2:05pm
Intraoperative mitigation – The Surgery perspective
Scott A. Shikora, MD
2:30pm
Intraoperative Mitigation – The Anesthesiology perspective
Roman Schumann, MD
2:50pm
Q&A