Learning Objectives

  1. Presurgery weight loss, exercise and strength training routines are essential for the success of bariatric surgery. This talk will discuss the goals and steps of these preoperative interventions
  2. Perioperative principles of ventilation management, Goal directed fluid therapy and postoperative management of OSA will be discussed
  3. Importance of opioid sparing analgesia and various strategies will be discussed.

This session is supported by Merck with an educational grant.

1:30pm Welcome
Anupama Wadhwa, MBBS MSc FASA
1:35pm Prehabilitation: An Essential Practice for Improved Bariatric Surgery Outcomes
Ryan Broderick, MD
2:00pm Perioperative Components of ERABS - From Preop to PACU
Anupama Wadhwa, MBBS MSc FASA
2:25pm Opioid sparing anesthesia for the bariatric patient - is it possible?
Tiffany S. Moon, MD FASA
2:50pm Closing Q&A
Anupama Wadhwa, MBBS MSc FASA; Ryan Broderick, MD; Tiffany S. Moon, MD FASA
3:00pm Adjourn