H3021 Section on Obesity Program

Sunday, October 27
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 348-349
CME credit: 1.75

Adolescent Bariatric Surgery: Current Status and Future State


Session Type: Section/Council Program


Topic(s): Obesity

Sponsor(s): Section on Obesity

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Bariatric surgery has become an accepted method for managing adolescents with severe obesity. Understanding the procedures’ anatomical and hormonal changes along with pre- and post-op care is vital. In addition, knowledge of the psychological changes and expectations for long-term weight loss, weight sustainment, and co-morbidity resolution will provide the best possible outcomes for adolescents struggling with severe obesity.

Ihuoma Eneli, MD, MS

Director of Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, Ohio

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Thomas Inge, MD, PhD

Professor of Surgery
Children’s Hospital Colorado
Aurora, Colorado

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