February 25 - 28, 2015 Red Rock Hotel, Las Vegas
Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) Metabolic/Bariatric Program

Friday, February 27, 2015

6:30 - 7:30 AM Breakfast/Exhibits

Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery Session I:


The Science and Metabolic & Diabetes Surgery: Part 1
7:30 - 7:50 AM The Gut Microbiomes in Health and Disease: Implications for Bariatric Surgery
John Morton, MD, MPH
7:50 - 8:10 AM Obesity and its Effects on Cognition and Dementia
Leslie Heinberg, PhD
8:10 - 8:30 AM Labs Data and What it Infers
Jonathan Q. Purnell, MD
8:30 - 8:50 AM Update on Mechanisms of Diabetes Remission
Allison B. Goldfine, MD
8:50 - 9:10 AM Hypoglycemia after Gastric Bypass: How Serious and How to Manage
Allison B. Goldfine, MD
9:10 - 9:30 AM Q&A/Panel
9:30 - 10:00 AM Refreshment Break/Exhibits

Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery Session II:


The Science and Metabolic & Diabetes Surgery: Part 2
10:00 - 10:30 AM Keynote: Edmonton Obesity Staging System
Arya Sharma, MD, PhD
10:30 - 11:00 AM Panel: Who and When to Refer Patients to Surgery
John Dixon, MBBS, PhD, FRACGP, FRCP, Allison B. Goldfine, MD, Ninh T. Nguyen, MD, Jonathan Q. Purnell, MD, Arya Sharma, MD, PhD, Scott A. Shikora, MD
11:00 - 11:15 AM Q&A/Panel
11:15 - 11:30 AM Recent Randomized Control Trials
TBD
11:30 - 11:45 AM Metabolic Surgery for Type 1 Diabetes
Philip R. Schauer, MD
11:45 - 12:00 PM Integrating Medications and Surgery
Arya Sharma, MD, PhD
12:00 - 1:00 PM Sponsored Lunch Symposium
12:00 - 1:30 PM Dessert Break Exhibit Hall

Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery Session III:


Quality and Optimizing Outcomes
1:30 - 1:50 PM Current Trends in Bariatric Surgery: Volume, Procedures, BMI, Diabetes
Ninh T. Nguyen, MD
1:50 - 2:10 PM Update: ASMBS COE Standards, Insurance Recognition and New Volume Standards
Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, FASMBS
2:10 - 2:30 PM Initial Impact: Medicare Dropping Bariatric Surgery COE Requirement
John Morton, MD, MPH
2:30 - 2:50 PM Decreasing Readmissions
John Morton, MD, MPH
2:50 - 3:10 PM Linking Outcomes to Reimbursement
James W. Saxton, Esq.
3:10 - 3:30 PM Q&A/Panel
3:30 - 4:00 PM Refreshment Break/Exhibits

Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery Session IV:


Videofest/Complications
4:00 - 4:15 PM Band with Plication: Technique and Latest Results
Dana D. Portenier, MD
4:15 - 4:30 PM Robotic Bariatric Surgery for Revisions and Complex Cases
Erik B. Wilson, MD
4:30 - 4:50 PM Debate: Robotic Bariatric Surgery Pro: Wilson/ Con: MacDonald
Erik B. Wilson, MD and Kenneth G. MacDonald, Jr, MD
4:50 - 5:05 PM Insights into Proximal Pouch Dilatation (gastric and esophageal)
Christopher Cobourn, MD
5:05 - 5:15 PM Staple Line Reinforcement
Michel Gagner, MD
5:15 - 5:25 PM Sleeve Technique - Why Not Just Oversew?
Philip R. Schauer, MD
5:25 - 5:40 PM Nutritional Deficiencies: Werneckies Syndrome and Other Neurological Complications after Bariatric Surgery
Bruce M. Wolfe, MD
5:45 - 6:00 PM Intussusception and Internal Hernia
Tomasz Rogula, MD
6:00 - 6:15 PM Q&A/Panel

Saturday, February 28, 2015

6:30 - 7:30 AM Breakfast/Exhibits

Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery Session V:


Controversies and New Frontiers
7:30 - 7:45 AM ASMBS Initiative Update
Georgeann Mallory, RD
7:45 - 8:00 AM Mini-Gastric Bypass — What is the Evidence
Stacy A. Brethauer, MD
8:00 - 8:30 AM Band Conversions Debate: What Procedure When — Sleeve, Bypass or Duodenal Switch?
Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, FASMBS (Sleeve)
Bruce Schirmer, MD (Bypass)
TBD (Duodenal Switch)
8:30 - 8:45 AM Future for the Band: Where is it Going, Lower BMI Patients?
Christopher Cobourn, MD
8:45 - 9:00 AM Panel: Sleeve Complications
9:00 - 9:15 AM Revisional Surgery for Non-weight Related Indications
Scott A. Shikora, MD
9:15 - 9:30 AM Q&A/Panel
9:30 - 10:00 AM Refreshment Break/Exhibits

Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery Session VI:


Controversies and New Frontiers continued
10:00 - 10:20 AM The Sleeve Bypass
Antonio J. Torres, MD, PhD
10:20 - 10:35 AM Foregut Pathology with Bariatrics, Both Pre and Post Weight Loss Surgery
Aurora D. Pryor, MD
10:35 - 10:50 AM Duo Intragastric Balloon USA Trial
Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, FASMBS
10:50 - 11:05 AM Emerging Technology Update: New Devices (Endoluminal and Suturing)
Matthew Kroh, MD
11:05 - 11:20 AM The Band and Special Populations: the Elderly; the Sick and Children
John Dixon, MBBS, PhD, FRACGP, FRCP
11:20 - 11:35 AM Debate: Bypass Vs. Switch for Patients with BMI Over 60
Bruce D. Schirmer, MD
11:35 - 11:50 AM Top Five Papers of 2014
Kenneth G. MacDonald, Jr, MD
11:50 - 12:10 PM Debate: The Dominant Procedure of the Future - Sleeve vs. Bypass
Michel Gagner, MD and Philip R. Schauer, MD
12:10 - 12:30 PM Q&A/Panel
12:30 PM MISS Adjourns