Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the proper work up for reflux de novo and following bariatric procedures
  2. Review state of the art techniques for management of reflux after gastric sleeve and bypass
  3. Review disorders that may mimic reflux symptoms after bariatric surgery

3:00pm Introduction
Leena Khaitan, MD
Old Operations
3:05pm What is gastroesophageal reflux disease and what is the proper work up?
Peter Nau, MD
3:15pm Traditional AntiReflux Procedures: Nissen, Toupet, Hill, Dor
Anthony Petrick, MD
3:25pm New AntiReflux Procedures: LES augmentation, Radiofrequency ablation, Transoralfundoplication
Kfir Ben-David, MD
3:35pm Is gastric bypass an antireflux procedure?
Julio Teixeira, MD
3:45pm Discussion
GERD after gastric bypass
3:50pm Does GERD happen after gastric bypass? How and why?
Anna Ibele, MD
4:00pm What is the appropriate workup for patients presenting with GERD symptoms after gastric bypass
Barham Abu Dayyeh, MD
4:10pm LES augmentation strategies after gastric bypass
Natan Zundel, MD
4:20pm Motility disorders/anatomic findings that mimic GERD after gastric bypass
Maher El Chaar, MD
4:30pm Discussion
4:40pm Break
4:55pm Welcome Back
Guilherme Campos, MD PhD
GERD after Sleeve Gastrectomy
5:00pm Proposed mechanisms and Evaluation for GERD after sleeve gastrectomy and manometric findings
5:10pm Barrett’s Esophagus after Sleeve Gastrectomy
Leena Khaitan, MD
5:20pm Conversion to Gastric Bypass for GERD after Sleeve Gastrectomy: Technique and Outcomes
Guilherme Campos, MD PhD
5:30pm Alternative strategies for managing GERD after sleeve gastrectomy: Medications, LES Augmentation, Radio-Frequency Ablation, Transoralfundoplication
Reginald Bell, MD
5:40pm Discussion and Q & A
6:00pm Adjourn