2022 VBS Abstract Competition
Saturday August 13, 2022

1st Place Prize - $300.00

2nd Place Prize - $200.00

Keynote Speaker Choice - $150.00

Presenter must be registered to VBS

Congratulations to our 2021 Abstract winners and thank you to all who submitted! 

First Place: PHYSIOLOGIC, ENDOSCOPIC AND PERIOPERATIVE OUTCOMES OF LAPAROSCOPIC CONVERSION OF SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY TO GASTRIC BYPASS DUE TO GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE

Edward C. Gray MD, Jad Khoraki MBBS, Lindsay Ferro MD, Jennifer L. Salluzzo MD FASMBS FACS, Kristen M. Fadel BS, Yahya Alwatari MBBCh, Renato Roriz-Silva M, IFASMBS, Luke G Wolfe MS, Guilherme S. Mazzini MD PhD and Guilherme M. Campos MD FASMBS FACS.

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Second Place: SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY STIMULATES THE HEPATIC NUCLEAR RECEPTORS SIGNALING NETWORK TO PROMOTE INCREASED LIVER FAT REDUCTION AND BILE FORMATION.

Jad Khoraki MD, Guilherme S Mazzini MD PhD, Matthew Browning PhD, Huiping Zhou PhD, Elvin Price PharmD PhD, Martin J Mangino PhD, Guilherme M. Campos MD PhD

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Other Abstracts:

ACTIVE DEPRESSION AFTER BARIATRIC SURGERY DOES NOT IMPACT WEIGHT LOSS

L. Montague-Daddio, C. David, J. Salameh.

Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington, VA

Primary Discussant: Shanu Khotari, MD

EFFICACY OF INCLUDING PREOPERATIVE PREGABALIN AND KETAMINE TO A BARIATRIC SURGERY MULTIMODAL PAIN MANAGEMENT STRATEGY

Elizabeth Badgley, PharmD, BCPS; Zachary McConnell, PharmD; Clavio Ascari MD

Parham Doctors’ Hospital, Richmond, VA

Primary Discussant: Julio Teixeira, MD

IMPACT OF LAPAROSCOPIC BILIOPANCREATIC DIVERSION WITH DUODENAL SWITCH ON WEIGHT LOSS AND RESOLUTION OF COMORBIDITIES AT 4 YEARS

Christopher M Reed, MD, Sandra B Snider, CST, MBSCR, Mark Miller RN, MSN, Lori Andrews MSN, BSN, RN, CNOR, Cheryl A. Brace, LPN, Troy Glembot, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Valley Health Metabolic & Bariatric Program, Winchester, VA

Primary Discussant: Julio Teixeira, MD

IMPACT OF THE CARBOHYDRATE LOADING DRINK ON IMMEDIATE PRE-OP BLOOD GLUCOSE PRIOR TO ELECTIVE BARIATRIC SURGERY

Matthew Brengman, MD, FACS; Edita Kantzler, RN, MHA, CBN; Tabitha Marrandette, BA

Parham Doctors’ Hospital, Richmond, VA

Primary Discussant: Daniel Herron, MD

TRANSITION OF POSTOPERATIVE ACETAMINOPHEN DOSAGE FORM FROM INTRAVENOUS TO ORAL FOR MULTIMODAL PAIN MANAGEMENT IN BARIATRIC SURGERY

Elizabeth Badgley, PharmD, BCPS; Matthew Brengman, MD MSHA

Parham Doctors’ Hospital, Richmond, VA

Primary Discussant: Daniel Herron, MD

COMBINATION OF ESTABLISHED LAPAROSCOPIC FOREGUT AND BARIATRIC TECHNIQUES FOR THE TREATMENT OF ESOPHAGEAL OR ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION MOTILITY DISORDERS AND SEVERE OBESITY

Edward C Gray MD, Guilherme S Mazzini MD, Lindsey Ferro MD, Jad Khoraki MD, Guilherme M Campos MD PhD

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Primary Discussant: Julio Teixeira, MD

LAPAROSCOPIC GASTRIC BYPASS WITH HISTORY OF GASTRIC NEUROSTIMULATOR FOR GASTROPARESIS AND OBESITY (VIDEO)

Christopher Manieri DO, Rajev Nain MD

Inova Hospital System

Primary Discussant: Shanu Khotari, MD

GASTRIC BYPASS PROMOTES FASTER ENTEROHEPATIC CYCLING OF BILE ACIDS AND GREATER POSTPRANDIAL, BUT NOT FASTING, SYSTEMIC BILE ACIDS LEVELS

Jad Khoraki, MD, Matthew Browning, PhD, Arnaldo H. de Souza, MD, Mei-i Yen, PhD, Dawn Davis, MD, Guilherme S. Mazzini MD, Guilherme M. Campos, MD PhD FACS.

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA and University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Primary Discussant: Daniel Herron, MD