Expert discussion and review of the key topics and questions in the primary and secondary.
Review the key questions and evaluation steps in the preoperative evaluation of the patient with obesity and reflux disease.
Review the key questions, pathophysiology and decision making steps in the post operative patient with symptoms of reflux disease.
Discuss challenges and techniques in the surgical treatment of both alkaline and acid reflux in the post operative bariatric surgical patient.
Welcome and Introductions
Reflux – Acid versus Alkaline : Pathophysiology and Evaluation
Sarah Samreen, MD
Abnormal Findings on EGD – Metaplastic Changes – Gastric and Esophageal
Vamsi Alli, MD
When Is a Hiatal Hernia Important? Pre-operative Evaluation and Decision Making
Cori McBride, MD
Interpreting pH and Impedance Studies
Monique Hassan, MD MBA FACS FASMBS
Break - Exhibit Hall
The Sleeve Gastrectomy Patient With Reflux Symptoms: Acid vs Alkaline – Evaluation and Pathophysiology
Dan Eisenberg, MD
There is Reflux Post Gastric Bypass? Evaluation and Pathophysiology
Carl Pesta , DO
Debate: The Optimal Management of Acid Reflux Post Sleeve is the LINX Procedure
Rich Englehardt, MD FACS
Debate: The Optimal Management of Acid Reflux Post Sleeve is the Gastric Bypass
Matthew Brengman, MD MSHA
Debate: The Optimal Management of Bile Reflux Post Sleeve is the OAGB
Helmuth Billy, MD
Debate: The Optimal Management of Bile Reflux Post Sleeve is the GBP
Shanu Kothari, MD
Debate: The Optimal Management of Bile Reflux Post Sleeve is the Duodenal Switch
Folahan Ayoola, MD
Open Discussion with speakers