This course is designed to cover upper gastrointestinal (foregut) issues as they pertain tothe patients who are being prepared for bariatric surgery as well as to those patients who have already had bariatric surgery. The topics will include: gastroesophageal reflux, biliary tract disease and gastroparesis.
Patients Who Have Had a Fundoplication – Which Bariatric Procedure?
Daniel Herron, MD
Should a Patient With Significant GERD Have a Sleeve?
Michel Gagner, MD
Should the GEJ Be Explored in all Patients to Search for a Hiatal Hernia? Yes
Kelvin Higa, MD
Should the GEJ Be Explored in all Patients to Search for a Hiatal Hernia? No
Shanu Kothari, MD
Preoperative Evaluation: What do We Need to Do?
John Morton, MD
LINX and Stretta for Bariatric Surgery Patients with GERD. Does the Data Support Their Use?
Brian Smith, MD
Revisional Options for Patients with Severe GERD after a Sleeve
Raul Rosenthal, MD
|2:45pm||Panel Discussion Q&A|
The Management of Common Bile Duct Stones After roux-Y Gastric Bypass or Duodenal Switch Procedures
Samer Mattar, MD
Evaluation and Management of Gallbladder Disease in Bariatric Surgery Patients
Eric DeMaria, MD
The Role of Bariatric Procedures for the Management of Gastroparesis
Anthony Petrick, MD
Does Vagotomy Improve Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery?
Scott Shikora, MD
|4:30pm||Panel Discussion Q & A|