Conference Program

Friday, May 17, 2019

 

 
Time
Activity
  07:00 - 17:00 REGISTRATION OPEN
  07:00 - 09:00 BREAKFAST
  08:00 - 08:05 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Speaker: Dr. Stephen Glazer
  08:05 - 08:15 Presidential Address
Speaker: Dr. Laurent Biertho
Plenary
Session
08:15 - 9:30 PEDIATRIC TALK
Chair: Dr. Jill Hamilton
08:15 - 08:35 Adolescents with Severe Obesity: Their Perspective on Negative Peer Relationships
Speaker: Dr. Alene Toulany
08:35 - 08:55 Predictors of Weight Changes in Adolescents Post-Bariatric Surgery
Speaker: Dr. Jill Hamilton
08:55 - 09:15 Nutritional Management for Hyperphagia: Taming the Hunger Monster
Speaker: Ms. Alissa Steinberg, RD
09:15 - 09:30 Panel Discussion
Plenary
Session
09:30 - 10:30 DUODENAL SWITCH
Co-Chairs: Drs. Michel Gagner and Amin Andalib
09:30 - 09:45 Preventing Nutritional Dificiencies After Duodenal Switch
Speaker: Mr. Adam Bryant
09:45 - 10:00 Addressing Surgical Complications after DS
Speaker: Dr. Nicole Kolozsvari
10:00 - 10:15 Controversies Surrounding Single-Anastomosis DS
Speaker: Dr. Amin Andalib
10:15 - 10:30 Panel Discussion
  10:30 - 10:55 Nutrition Break
  10:55 - 11:30 KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Addressing Obesity Will Save Healthcare: Bariatric Collaboration in Action

Speaker: Dr. John Morton, IFSO
Plenary
Session
11:30 - 13:30 UNCOMMON NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES POST GASTRIC BYPASS
Co-Chairs: Dr. Maria Tiboni and Christopher Still
11:30 - 11:45 Iron Deficiencies
Speaker: Dr. Maria Tiboni
11:45 - 12:00 Absorption Alterations Post Bariatric Surgery
Speaker: Dr. Christopher Still
12:00 - 12:15 Case Study: Name That Deficiency
Speaker: Dr. David Harris
12:15 - 12:30 Panel Discussion
  12:30 - 13:30 INDUSTRY SPONSORED LUNCH SYMPOSIUM
MEDICATION: What's new and what has proven to be beneficial?

Speaker: Dr. Christopher Still
Moderator: Dr. Stephen Glazer
Concurrent
Session
13:30 - 15:30 INTERNAL MEDICINE TALKS
Co-Chairs: Drs. David Lau and Tony Chetty
13:30 - 13:55 Cardiology and Obesity
Speaker: Dr. Marie-Philippe Morin
13:55 - 14:20 The Mechanisms of Weight Loss following Bariatric Surgery
Speaker: Dr. David Lau
14:20 - 14:45 Obesity Management in Type 1 Diabetes
Speaker: Dr. Tony Chetty
14:45 - 15:10 Obesity and endocrine [Non DM] Impact
Speaker: Dr. Heidi Dutton
15:10 - 15:30 Panel Discussion
Concurrent
Session
13:30 - 15:30 ERAS IN BARIATRIC SURGERY
Co-Chairs: Drs. John Morton and Pierre Garneau
13:30 - 13:55 ERAS: the Ratinale
Speaker: Dr. Francois Julien
13:55- 14:20 Patient Selection and Preparation
Speaker: Radu Pescarus
14:20 - 14:45 Intra-operative Considerations
Speaker: Dr. Pierre Garneau
14:45 - 15:10 Post-operative Protocols for Early Discharge
Speaker: Dr. Annie Lafortune
15:10 - 15:30 Panel Discussion
Concurrent
Session
13:30 - 15:30 MENTAL HEALTH SESSION: ADVANCES IN MANAGING EATING DISORDERS IN OBESITY AND BARIATRIC SURGERY
Chair: Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam
13:30 - 13:55 Sustained Health Behaviour Changes: Examination of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in the Treatment of Obesity
Speaker: Dr. Dayna Lee-Baggley, PhD
13:55 - 14:20 Eating Psychopathology in Bariatric Surgery Patients: Assessing Types, Severity and Impact on Surgical Outcomes
Speaker: Dr. Susan Wnuk
14:20 - 14:45 Treating Binge Eating in Severe Obesity: Pharmacological and Other Novel Therapies
Speaker: Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam
14:45 - 15:10 Treating Severe Eating Disorders in Post-Bariatric Patients
Speaker: Dr. Sarah Royal
15:10 - 15:30 Panel Discussion
Concurrent
Session
13:30 - 15:30 NUTRITION TALKS
Chair: Ms. Jennifer Brown
13:30 - 13:55 Screening for Malnutrition in Bariatric Patients
Speaker: Ms. Roshni John, RD
13:55 - 14:20 Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity
Speaker: Dr. Carlene Johnston-Stoklossa
14:20 - 14:45 Comparison of Low Caloric Solid and Liquid Diets Prior to Bariatric Surgery: A Pilot Observational Descriptive Study
Speaker: Dr. Nooshin Alizadeh Pasdar, PhD
14:45 - 15:10 Medical Nutrition Therapy Using Meal Replacements and Medications
Speaker: Ms. Danielle Aldous
15:10 - 15:30 Panel Discussion
  15:30 - 16:00 Nutrition Break
Concurrent
Session
16:00 - 17:30 METABOLIC SURGERY - ACCEPTED ABSTRACTS
Co-Chairs: Drs. Mehran Anvari and Camille Marcoux
16:00 - 16:08 Outcomes from Explantation of Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band: Experience from a Canadian Bariatric Centre of Excellence
Speaker: Dr. Shannon Stogryn, MB BS
16:08 - 16:16 Long-term outcomes of laparoscopic one-step revision of failed adjusted gastric banding to gastric sleeve:a retrospective review of 101 consecutive patients
Speaker: Dr. Theodorus Thomopoulo, MD
16:16 - 16:23 Interventional Radiology Options For Biliary Stone Clearance in Bariatric Patients
Speaker: Dr. Sebastian Mafeld, MD
16:23 - 16:31 Laparoscopic Re-Sleeve Gastrectomy As Treatment Of Weight Loss Failure After Biliopancreatic Diversion
Speaker: Dr Camille Marcoux, MD
16:31 - 16:39 Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery in Elderly Patients: A Cohort-Study with Three-Year Follow-Up
Speaker: Dr. Vanessa Boudreau, MD
16:39 - 16:47 ROUX-EN-Y Gastric Bypass vs. Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy: Long-term Surgical Outcomes
Speaker: Dr. Vanessa Bourdreau, MD
16:47 - 16:55 Conversion of sleeve gastrectomy in single anastomosis duodenal switch vs gastric bypass for weight regain
Speaker: Dr. Michelle Podetta, MD
16:55 - 17:03 Laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair combined to bariatric surgery: Experience of a single center
Speaker: Dr. Anne-Sophie Studer, MD
17:03 - 17:11 Revisional surgery results after sleeve gastrectomy. A retrospective cohort study comparing gastric bypass, re-sleeve, 2nd stage duodenal switch, and single anastomosis duodeno-ileal bypass
Speaker: Dr. Ali Aboalsaud, MD
17:11 - 17:19 Conversion surgery following sleeve gastrectomy
Speaker: Dr. Dimitry Terterov, MD
17:19 - 17:30 Panel Discussion
Concurrent
Session
16:00 - 17:35 BARIATRIC MEDICINE - ACCEPTED ABSTRACTS
Co-Chairs: Drs. Judy Shiau and Adam Di Palma
16:00 - 16:08 Pediatricians' Perceptions of Bariatric Surgery for Adolescents Living with Severe Obesity
Speaker: Ms. Biagina-Carla Famesi, MSc.
16:08 - 16:16 ROUX-EN-Y Gastric Bypass vs. Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy for Diabetic Patients: Five-year outcomes
Speaker: Dr. Vanessa Bourdreau, MD
16:16 - 16:24 Complete Resolution of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease after Bariatric Surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Speaker: Dr. Camille Marcoux, MD
16:24 - 16:32 Unexpected Histopathological Findings after Sleeve Gastrectomy
Speaker: Dr. Adam Di Palma, MD
16:32 - 16:40 Predictors of Attrition after Referral for Bariatric Surgery in a Publicly Funded Regionalized Center of Excellence System
Speaker: Dr. Aristihes Doumouras, MD
16:40 - 16:48 A Longitudinal Analysis of Wait Times in a Publicly Funded, Regionalized Bariatric Care System
Speaker: Ms. Samantha Albacete
16:48 - 16:56 Resolution of Aleep Apnea Aafter Bariatric Ssurgery
Speaker: Dr. Babak Katiraee, MD
16:56 - 17:04  Pre-operative H. Pylori Screening and Treatment in Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
Speaker: Dr. Adam Di Palma, MD
17:04 - 17:12 Longitudinal Comparison of the Effect of Gastric Bypass to Sleeve Gastrectomy on Liver function in a Bariatric Cohort: Tehran Obesity Treatment Study (TOTS)
Speaker: Dr. Seyed Mohammad Ali Kalantar Motamedi, MD
17:12 - 17:20 Assessing the Risk of Esophageal Neoplasia Following Sleeve Gastrectomy: A study using Quebec administrative data
Speaker: Dr. Philippe Bouchard, MD
17:20 - 17:28 Endoscopic Evaluation Five Years Following Sleeve Gastrectomy
Speaker: Dr. Michele Podetta, MD
17:28 - 17:35 Panel Discussion
Concurrent
Session
16:00 - 17:35 MENTAL HEALTH - ACCEPTED ABSTRACTS
Chair: Dr. David Macklin and Ms. Samantha Leung
16:00 - 16:08 Randomized controlled trial of a physical activity prescription (PARx) to improve physical activity (PA) and quality of life post bariatric surgery
Speaker: Ms. Wei Wang, NP
16:08 - 16:16 Comparison of the Effect of Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy on Improvement in Depression Score in a Cohort: Tehran Obesity Treatment Study (TOTS)
Speaker: Dr. Behzad Jodeiri, MD
16:16 - 16:24 Predictors of Response to Telephone-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Bariatric Surgery Patients
Speaker: Ms. Kenya A Costa-Dookha, MSc.
16:24 - 16:32 Implementation science: Training healthcare providers in obesity management
Speaker: Dr. Dayna Lee-Baggley, PhD
16:32 - 16:40 Metabolic outcomes after bariatric surgery for indigenous patients in Ontario
Speaker: Ms. Olivia Lovrics, MSc.
16:40 - 16:48 Prospective study of attachment as a predictor of eating pathology and weight loss two years after bariatric surgery
Speaker: Ms. Samantha Leung, MSc.
16:48 - 16:56 Impact on 30 day post-op outcomes of timely discharge education for bariatric surgery patients
Speaker: Ms. Patti Kastanias, NP
16:56 - 17:04 Perceptions of barriers to effective obesity management in Canada: results from the ACTION study
Speaker: Dr. David A. Macklin, MD
17:04 - 17:12 Impact of liraglutide on weight maintenance following low calorie meal replacement in the clinical Setting: A retrospective study
Speaker: Dr. Adell Elsharif, MD
17:12 - 17:19 Can a mobile app for post bariatric surgery patients help to address concerns and reduce calls to nurses?
Speaker: Ms. Patti Kastanias, NP
17:19 - 17:27 Protein-calorie malnutrition requiring revisional surgery after mini/one-anastomosis gastric bypass: Tehran Obesity Treatment Study (TOTS)
Speaker: Dr. Seyed Mohammad Ali Kalantar Motamedi, MD
17:27 - 17:35 Panel Discussion
Concurrent
Session
16:30 - 17:30 ALLIELD HEALTH TALKS
Chair: Ms. Jennifer Brown
16:00 - 16:20 Alcohol Use Post-Surgery
Speaker: Dr. Sabreena Chohan
16:20 - 16:40 Sexual Health and Martial Changes After Surgery
Speaker: Ms. Shawna McCusker
16:40 - 17:00 Support Groups
Speaker: Ms. Andrea Miller
17:00 - 17:20 Weight Acceptance/Expectations
Speaker: Ms. Tanya Costantini
17:20 - 17:30 Panel Discussion
  17:30 - 21:00 President's Party - Throw Back to the 80s'

 


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