Our Research

Presentations

2002

  • Roux-en-y Reconstruction for Treatment of Bile Reflux after Distal Esophagectomy. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, Feb 2002.
  • Establishing a Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Program: Prospective Analysis of the First 100 Patients. Southwestern Surgical Congress, April 2002.
  • Precedex: A Novel Approach to Acute Pain Management in Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass Patients. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, Feb 2002; American Society of Bariatric Surgery, June 2002.

2003

  • A Prospective Randomized Double Blinded Clinical Trial of Dexmedetomidine in the Acute Postoperative Pain Management of Bariatric Surgical Patients. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, Feb 2003 and American Society of Bariatric Surgeons, June 2003.
  • Laparoscopic Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass: A Comparison Study of Morbidly Obese Versus Super Morbidly Obese Patients. Southwestern Surgical Congress, April 2003.
  • The Role of Routine Upper GI Series Following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, Feb 2003 and American Society of Bariatric Surgery, June 2003.

2004

  • Comparisonof Retrocolic vs Antecolic Roux-en-y Limbs in Gastric Bypass. NorthTexas Chapter American College of Surgeons, Feb 2004.
  • Outpatient Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass: an Analysis of 1000 ConsecutiveCases. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, Feb 2004.
  • Establishing a Bariatric Program. Miniworkshop Southwestern Surgical Congress, April 2004.
  • Internal Hernias After Laparoscopic Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass. Southwestern Surgical Congress, April 2004.
  • Outpatient Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass: Analysis of 1000 consecutive Cases. American Society of Bariatric Surgery, June 2004.
  • Preoperative vs Postoperative Administration of Low Molecular WeightHeparin for Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass. American Society of BariatricSurgery, June 2004.
  • Comparison of Retrocolic vs Antecolic roux-en-y Limbs in Gastric bypass. American Society of Bariatric Surgery, June 2004.
  • ReducingNausea and Hospital Length of Stay Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Using anIntra-operative Steroid Bolus. American Society for Bariatric Surgery,June 2004.

2005

  • Use of Local Anesthetic Infusion Catheter in Laparoscopic GastricBypass Patients. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, Feb2005.
  • Internal Hernias Following Antecolic Laparoscopic Roux-en-y GastricBypass. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, Feb 2005.
  • The utility of Capsule Endoscopy and its Role for Diagnosing Pathologyin the GI Tract. Southwestern Surgical Congress, April 2005.
  • Optimizing Outcomes in Bariatric Surgery patients. American Surgical Association, May 2005.

2006-2007

  • Management of Gastrogastric Fistulas in the Roux-en-y Gastric BypassPatient. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons Feb 2006,Southwestern Surgical Congress April 2006.
  • Impact of Tissue Extraction Bag and Local Anesthetic Catheter on WoundInfection in Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass. North Texas Chapter AmericanCollege of Surgeons, Feb 2006, Southwestern Surgical Congress, April2006.
  • Incidence and Predictors of Cholecystectomy Following roux-en-y GastricBypass Without Cholelitholytic Drug Therapy. North Texas ChapterAmerican College of Surgeons, Feb 2006, Texas Weight Loss Summit, Jan2007.
  • Pregnancy Outcomes After Gastric Bypass Surgery. Southwestern Surgical Congress, April 2006.
  • Use of Peristrips in Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass. Texas Weight Loss Summit, Jan 2007.
  • Long-Term Concerns and Challenges for the Lap Band Patient, Texas Weight Loss Summit, Jan 2007.
  • Comparison of Reinforcd Circular Staple Lines and Non-reinforced StapleLines in Laparoscopic Roux-en-y Bypass Patients, North Texas ChapterAmerican College of Surgeons, Feb 2007.
  • Laparoscopic Esophagectomy. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, Feb 2007.
  • Preoperative Micronutrient Deficiency in Morbidly Obese Patients. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, Feb 2007.

2008-2009

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy: One Year Results. 4th Annual Texas Bariatric Meeting, Jan 2008.
  • Circular Staple Line Reinforcement: Impact on Leaks, Bleeding, and Weight Loss. 4th Annual Texas Bariatric Meeting, Jan 2008.
  • Prevention of Mesenteric Hernias with Closure and Fibrin Sealant. 4th Annual Texas Bariatric Meeting, Jan 2008.
  • Preventionof Deep Venous Thrombosis using a Short Course of Lovenox in Low Risk Bariatric Patients. 4th Annual Texas Bariatric Meeting, Jan 2008.
  • Use of Fibrin Glue for Closure of Mesenteric Defects-Improved Outcomes and Decreased Symptomatic Hernias. Oral Presentation North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, Feb 2008.
  • Circular Staple Line Reinforcement-One Year Results. Oral Presentation. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, Feb 2008
  • Outcomes and Complications of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy. Oral Presentation. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, Feb 2008.
  • Venous Thromboembolic Events and Risk Stratification: Evaluation of Prolonged Prophylaxis in High Risk Bariatric Patients. Oral Presentation. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, Feb 2008.
  • Anterior versus Trans-staple line gastrojejunostomy. Moving towards an optimal technique. Poster presentation. American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Oral Presentation, North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, February 2009.
  • Minimally Invasive Treatment of SMA Syndrome after Laparoscopic Roux-Y Gastric Bypass, Oral Presentation, North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, February 2009.
  • Surgical weight loss over 65 – is it worth the risk? Oral Presentation, North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, February 2009, Oral Presentation, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, June 2009.

2010-Present

  • Endoscopic Sclerotherapy for Stomal Dilation. Oral Presentaion North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons February 2010,Poster Presentation American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, June 2010.
  • Laparoscopic Bands Over Age 65—Realistic Expectations. Oral Presentation North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons February 2010, Poster Presentation American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, June 2010.
  • Revisional Bariatric Surgery.Texas Association of Bariatric Surgery, January 2010.
  • The Contribution of Malabsorption to the Reduction in Net Energy Absorption after long-limb Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2010.

 

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