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Pediatric Bariatric Surgery
An interactive discussion between Dr. Ponsky, Dr. Harmon and Dr. Inge about the role of bariatric surgery in pediatric patients.
Dr. Inge is Chief of Pediatric Surgery, Akers Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery, and Director of Adolescent Bariatric Surgery at Children’s Hospital of Colorado.
Dr. Harmon is professor of Surgery at University of Buffalo and Surgeon-in-Chief at Oishei Childrne’s Hospital.
00:01:37 Need for Bariatric Surgery in the current era
00:03:05 Non-operative therapy for obesity
00:06:13 Pharmacotherapy for obesity in adolescents
00:07:13 Timing of bariatric surgery
00:09:46 Patient referral
00:12:12 Multidisciplinary pre-operative management
00:15:55 How often is surgery recommended
00:19:44 Surgical options
00:23:48 Technical steps of operation: Sleeve gastrectomy
00:30:21 Technical steps of operation: Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
00:33:20 Postoperative protocol
00:37:52 Weight loss outcomes
00:39:03 Health benefits
00:40:46 Long-term outcomes
00:43:48 Research directions
Intro track is adapted from "I dunno" by grapes, featuring J Lang, Morusque.
Artist URL: ccmixter.org/files/grapes/16626