March 16th Afternoon

 

Panel: What Every Surgeon Should Know about Reflux in the Bariatric Patient

1:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Session Chair: Dana Telem, MD
Session Co-chair: Kevin Reavis, MD

Session Description

Management of reflux in the bariatric patient is controversial. Optimal patient selection and postoperative management strategies remain unknown. This session is designed to discuss the issue of perioperative reflux and is designed for every surgeon, resident and medical student caring for obese patients.

Session Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Appraise the relationship between sleeve gastrectomy and reflux in the perioperative period

  • Identify appropriate patient and procedural selection based on outcomes assessment in the obese patient with reflux

  • Select appropriate medical therapies and revisional procedures in the bariatric patient with reflux

Session Outline

Time Presentation Title Faculty Name
 

Panel: What Every Surgeon Should Know about Reflux in the Bariatric Patient

 
1:30pm

Introduction

Dana Telem, MD
Kevin Reavis, MD

1:35pm

Preoperative Bariatric workup - Does every patient need an endoscopy, pH analysis, manometry, and gastric emptying evaluation?

Konstantinos Spaniolas, MD
1:45pm Optimizing patient and procedure selection - Is sleeve gastrectomy appropriate for a patient with GERD?

Sajani Shah, MD

1:55pm Outcomes assessment: Reflux following bariatric surgery Ann Rogers, MD
2:05pm Antireflux procedures in morbidly obese patients refusing bariatric surgery - Should they be done?

Jacob Greenberg, MD

2:15pm

Q&A Panel Discussion

All Faculty
2:25pm Revisional operative options for patients with acid reflux following bariatric surgery

Natan Zundel, MD

2:35pm Managing bile reflux after bariatric surgery - What are the options? Brandon Williams, MD
2:45pm

Endolumenal and other novel options for reflux in the postoperative bariatric patient

Dana Portenier, MD
2:55pm

Q&A Panel Discussion

All Faculty

 

Panel: Everything you Need to Know about Barrett's Esophagus

3:10PM - 4:50PM

Session Chair: Daniela Molena, MD
Session Co-chair: Jose Martinez, MD

SESSION DESCRIPTION

Barrett’s esophagus - and its links to GERD and esophageal adenocarcinoma - has been a subject of discovery and controversy over the last decade. This panel is designed for anyone who is interested in learning about recent discoveries in pathophysiology, disease regression and progression, and emerging methods for screening and surveillance.

SESSION OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe Barrett's esophagus diagnosis, patient risk factors, the risk of disease progression, and new options and tools for treatment
  • Implement appropriate strategies for screening and prevention of Barrett's esophagus
  • Evaluate best practices for an esophageal program to implement at his/her Institution

Session Outline

Time Presentation Title Faculty Name
 

Panel: Everything you Need to Know about Barrett's Esophagus

 
3:10pm

Barrett’s Esophagus: An Over-diagnosed Condition?

Daniel S. Oh, MD

3:25pm

Is Your Pathologist Giving You the Information You Need?

David Lewin, MD
3:40pm Recommendations for Diagnosis, Screening and Surveillance

Christopher Gostout, MD

3:55pm Medical Therapy and Chemoprevention: Pros and Cons

Kerry B. Dunbar, MD

4:10pm Endotherapy: Analysis of Successes and Failures

Richard Rothstein, MD

4:25pm

The Role of Surgery in the Treatment of Barrett’s Esophagus

Rishindra Reddy, MD
4:40pm Panel Discussion

Panel

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