Archive for December, 2020

AFS Bariatric Committee statement on combined bariatric procedures and MSA

A recent review of the MBSAQIP (Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program) by authors Clapp, et al.n observed that magnetic sphincter augmentation (MSA) is being performed prophylactically for gastroesophageal reflux disease  (GERD) at the time of primary bariatric surgery (18 in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy  [LSG] and 6 in Roux-en-Y gastric bypass [RYGB] patients). […]

Hear Dr Lipham discus Controversies in GERD

ISDE presents: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease ( GERD) is the most prevalent esophageal disease. It is a condition affecting up to 20% of the western world and has a significant negative impact in the patient’s quality of life. Join us for the next live presentation and discussion on Controversies in Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. This interactive presentation […]