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2.5 CME


Scott A. Shikora, MD; Bruce M. Wolfe, MD; Karl Miller, MD

Course Overview and Target Audience

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.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the participants should be able to:

  • Describe study methodology in bariatric surgical research
  • Define acceptable outcomes parameters
  • Discuss resolution of comorbidities as research outcomes and endpoints
  • Identify the need for consistency of surgical technique in bariatric research

Course Agenda

Introduction and Overview
Scott A. Shikora, MD; Bruce M. Wolfe, MD; Karl Miller, MD
A5119 – Changes in Gut Hormone Physiology following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy in Obese Indians with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Preliminary data of a Pilot study in Indian Subcontinent
Main Presenter: Sushant Wadhera, MS
Authors: Sushant Wadhera, MS; Sudhir Kalhan, MD; Sangeeta Chowdhury; Parveen PB. Bhatia, MD; Mukund Khetan, MS; Suviraj John, MD, MBBS, MS, DNB; Vivek Bindal, MS, DNB
A5110 – Gastric Sleeve: a large single center experience
Main Presenter: Hira Ahmad, MD
Authors: Emanuela Silva, MD; Konstantinos Alfaras-Melainis, MD; Katia Rodriguez, MD; Esteban Ivanoff-Tzvetcoff, MD; Sean D. Johnson, MD; Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD; Samuel Szomstein, MD; Raul Rosenthal, MD
A5121 – The Effect of Sleeve Gastrectomy on Extraesophageal Reflux Disease
Main Presenter: Catherine Frenkel
Authors: Catherine Frenkel; Dana Telem, MD; Aurora Pryor, MD; Mark Talamini, MD; Maria Altieri, MD, MS; Kenneth Shroyer, MD, PhD; Mallory Korman, BS; Elliot Regenbogen, MD
A5407 – Risk of hospital readmission after roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
Main Presenter: Azucena Reyes-Pérez, MD
Authors: Hugo Sánchez, MD; David Velàzquez-Fernàndez, MD, MSc, PhD; Maureen Mosti, RN, CBN; Miguel Herrera, MD, PhD
A5637 – The Role of Preoperative Weight loss in Sleeve Gasterectomy
Main Presenter: Kyle Freiman
Authors: John Sczepaniak, BS; Aaron Hochman-Zimmerman, BS; Kyle Freiman; Milton Owens, MD
A5700 – Impact of bariatric surgery on the metabolic syndrome using two different definitions (ATP, III and IDF)
Main Presenter: Donaji Rodríguez-Ortíz, MD
Authors: Donaji Rodríguez-Ortíz, MD; Pablo León, MD; Victor M. Angel, MD; Maureen Mosti, RN, CBN; David Velàzquez-Fernàndez, MD, MSc, PhD; Miguel Herrera, MD, PhD
A6114 – Early Outcomes of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy in a Multi-Ethnic Asian Cohort
Main Presenter: Siok Siong Ching, MB, MCh, MD
Authors: Siok Siong Ching, MB, MCh, MD; Anton Cheng, MD; Malcom Mak, MBBS; Mingxue Jing, MBBS; Khin Thida Soe, MBBS, MSc; Lucy WC. Kong, RN; Davide Lomanto, MD, PhD; Jimmy BY So, MBChB, FRCS, MPH; Asim Shabbir, MBBS, FRCS
A5325 – Single Stage Precise Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass in the Treatment of Asian Super Obese Patients
Main Presenter: Wah Yang, MD
Authors: Wah Yang, MD; Cunchuan Wang, MD; Jingge Yang, MD; Guo Cao, MD; Hening Zhai, MD; Shuqing Yu, MD; Jinyi Li, MD; Youzhu Hu, MD; Yunlong Pan, MD, PhD
A6115 – Gradual compression stapling (GCS)using varying height staples combined with complete oversewing with omentum for Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG)
Main Presenter: Jennifer Montes, MD
Authors: Jennifer Montes, MD; Robert Andrews, MD; Mitchell Roslin, MD
Closing Remarks
Scott A. Shikora, MD; Bruce M. Wolfe, MD; Karl Miller, MD