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GARTH H BALLANTYNE MD MBA

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RECENT BARIATRIC SURGERY PRESENTATIONS

Schmidt H, Weber P, Merola S, Ballantyne GH. Laparoscopic gastric bypass. Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). Storz Endoscopy Booth; St. Louis, Missouri, April 20th, 2001

Weber P, Merola S, Wasielewski A, Fan P, Davies R, Ballantyne GH, Schmidt H. Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass in Super-Obese Patients. 9th International Congress of the International Association of European Endoscopic Surgeons. Maastricht, Netherland. June 13-16, 2001.

Oliak D,  Schmidt H, Weber P,  Wasielewski A,  Fan P, Ballantyne GH.. The learning curve for laparoscopic roux-en-Y gastric bypass. 8th World Congress, SAGES (Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons), New York, New York, March n16th, 2002.

Oliak D, Schmidt H, Fan P, Ballantyne GH. Is laparoscopic gastric bypass safe for patients with BMI greater than 60? American Society for Bariatric Surgeons. 2002.

Oliak D, Schmidt H, Wasielewski A, Ballantyne GH. Laparoscopic gastric bypass in a patient with a BMI of 75. EAES (European Association of Endoscopic Surgerons), Lisbon, Portugal, June 4th, 2002. (video presentation).

Oliak D, Schmidt H, Wasielewski A, Davies RJ, Ballantyne GH. Laparoscopic gastric bypass for older patients.  SLS (Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons), New Orleans, September, 2002

Svahn J, Schmidt H, Haag B, Trivedi A, Wasielewski A, BALLANTYNE GH. Transabdominal access for ERCP following laparoscopic gastric bypass. European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons. Glosgow, United Kingdom. June 18th, 2003.

BALLANTYNE GH. Outcomes for laparoscopic gastric bypass. Peruvian Society of Surgeons. Lima, Peru. November 21, 2003.

BALLANTYNE GH. Predictors of Hospital Length of Stay Following Open and Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity. Surgical Biology Club III. American College of Surgeons. Chicago, Illinois. October 19th, 2003.

Ewing DR, Capella RF, Capella JF, Davis D, Schmidt J, Wasielewski A, BALLANTYNE GH. Factors that impact operative times for laparoscopic and open gastric bypass. Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). Denver, Colorado. April 1, 2004. (Poster).

Chau Y, BALLANTYNE GH, Trivedi A, Wasielewski A, BALLANTYNE GH, Schmidt J. Factors that impact weight loss following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. The American Society of Bariatric Surgery (ASBS). San Diego, CA. June, 2004.

BALLANTYNE GH. Achieving excellent long term outcomes following bariatric surgery. 2nd National Conference on Adding, Updating and Expanding Bariatric Surgery Service. Washington, D.C. July 24th, 2004.

O’Brien P, Nyugen M, BALLANTYNE GH. Laparoscopic gastric bypass or laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesity. American College of Surgeons. Apllied Medical Booth. New Orleans, LA. October 12th, 2004.

Iannace VA; Capella RF, BALLANTYNE GH, Capella JF. Tubular Banded Gastric Bypass for the Treatment of Extreme Obesity (Triple Obesity). The American Society of Bariatric Surgery, Orlando, FL, June 2005. (Poster).

Iannace VA, Capella RF, BALLANTYNE GH, Capella JF, MD Erosions and Migrations of Restrictive Bands Following Bariatric Surgery. The American Society of Bariatric Surgery, Orlando, FL, June 2005. (Poster)

Laker S, Farkas D, Iannace V, Wasielewski A, Schmidt H, Trivedi A, BALLANTYNE GH Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB) Resolves Insulin Resistance (IR): Incretin or Adipocytokine Action? The Society for American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), Hollywood, FL, April, 2005

Farkas D, Laker S, Iannace V, Wasielewski A, Schmidt H, Trivedi A, BALLANTYNE GH. How Much of the Weight Loss After Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass is Fat? The Society for American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES),Hollywood, FL, April, 2005.

Farkas D, Laker S, Iannace V, Wasielewski A, Schmidt H, Trivedi A, BALLANTYNE GH. Patients 12 Months After Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass have Body Compositions Similar to Controls. The Society for American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons ( SAGES), Hollywood, FL, April, 2005.

Farkas D, Laker S, Iannace V, Wasielewski A, BALLANTYNE GH. Insulin Resistance Improves Within Three Months After Both Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass and Lap-Band. The European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons (EAES), Venice, Italy, June, 2005.

BALLANTYNE GH. Gut Hormones & Appetite. Advanced Course in Morbid Obesity Surgery. The European Institute of Tele-Surgery. IRCAD-EITS. University of Strasbourg. Strasbourg, Alsace, France. October 1st, 2005.

 BALLANTYNE GH. The Future of Bariatric Surgery. Advanced Course in Morbid Obesity Surgery. The European Institute of Tele-Surgery. IRCAD-EITS. University of Strasbourg. Strasbourg, Alsace, France. October 1st, 2005.

Chemounay J, Belsley SF, Cordova AC, Wasielewski A, BALLANTYNE GH. Does age impact % Excess Weight Loss (% EWL) after Laparoscopic Rouxe-en-Y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB)? Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). Dallas, Texas. April 27th, 2006 (Poster).

Falloon M, Belsley SJ, Farkas D, Wasielewski A, BALLANTYNE GH. Does C Reactive Protein (CRP) decrease proportionately with body mass index (BMI) after both Lap Band & LRYGB? Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). Dallas, Texas. April 27th, 2006 (Poster).

BALLANTYNE GH. The Future of Bariatric Surgery. Advanced Course in Morbid Obesity Surgery. The European Institute of Tele-Surgery. IRCAD-EITS. University of Strasbourg. Strasbourg, Alsace, France. June 1st, 2006.

BALLANTYNE GH. Introduction to neuroendocrine bariatric surgery. Metabolic Symposium for Morbid Obesity. International Federation for the Study of Obesity (IFSO). Sydney, Australia. August 29th, 2006.

BALLANTYNE GH. Metabolic impact after bariatric surgery in patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. At: Incretins: New Visions for Old Hormones. Brazilian Diabetes Society & the Brazilian Association for the Study of Obesity. University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil. November 18th, 2006.

BALLANTYNE GH. Neuroendocrine response to metabolic surgery. The 1st Workshop on Metabolic Surgery for Morbid Obesity and Diabetes. Yokohama, Japan. March 10th, 2007.

BALLANTYNE GH. Voting member. International Conference: Gastrointestinal Surgery to Treat Type 2 Diabetes. Clinical and Research Guidelines Development. Rome, Italy. March 29-31, 2007.

Belsley SJ, Athinos J, Stephens DJ, Saunders JK, Schmidt H, Trivedi A, Ewing D, Capella R, Iannace V, Davis D, Wasielewski A, Moran S, Ballantyne GH. Hospital costs differ for elective bariatric surgical procedures performed in patients 60 years old. Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), Las Vegas, Nevada. April 22, 2007.

Stephens DJ, Saunders JK, Schmidt H, Trivedi A, Ewing D, Capella R, Iannace V, Davis D, Wasielewski A, Moran S, BALLANTYNE GH. Short term outcomes following bariatric surgery in super-super obese (BMI > 60 kg/m2) patients. Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), Las Vegas, Nevada. April 22, 2007.

BALLANTYNE GH. Introduction to neuroendocrine bariatric surgery. Metabolic Surgery: Fact or Fiction? International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO) Latin American Chapter. Cancun, Mexico. April 28th, 2007.

BALLANTYNE GH, Belsley S.  Obesity surgery in the elderly & the impact of bariatric surgery on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.. Surgical Week. Belgian Society of Surgery. Ostend, Belgium. May 2nd, 2007.

BALLANTYNE GH. Introduction to neuroendocrine bariatric surgery. Metabolic Surgery Today. American Society of Bariatric Surgery. Tijuana, Mexico. June 12th, 2007.

BALLANTYNE GH. Hormonal Changes after Bariatric Surgery. IX Congress of the Sociedade Brasileira de Chirurgia Bariatrica e Metabolica (SBCBM). Curitiba, State of Parana, Brazil. December 11th, 2007.

BALLANTYNE GH. Surgical treatment of Type II Diabetes Mellitus with Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAGB) and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB). 53rd Annual Congress, Chilean Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Santiago, Chile. May 4th, 2009.

BALLANTYNE GH. Gut hormone changes following Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAGB) and Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric Bypass (LRYGB). 53rd Annual Congress, Chilean Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Santiago, Chile. May 4th, 2009.

BALLANTYNE GH. Low Moratlity at a High Volume bariatric Surgery Center. 53rd Annual Congress, Chilean Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Santiago, Chile. May 5th, 2009.

 

 

 

 


RECENT BARIATRIC SURGERY PUBLICATIONS

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One-year readmission rates at a high volume bariatric surgery center: laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass, and vertical banded gastroplasty-Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

Saunders J, Ballantyne GH, Belsley S, Stephens DJ, Trivedi A, Ewing DR, Iannace VA, Capella RF, Wasileweski A, Moran S, Schmidt HJ.

Obes Surg. 2008 Oct;18(10):1233-40. Epub 2008 May 2.PMID: 18452051 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations

3.

Bariatric surgery: low mortality at a high-volume center.

Ballantyne GH, Belsley S, Stephens D, Saunders JK, Trivedi A, Ewing DR, Iannace V, Davis D, Capella RF, Wasielewski A, Moran S, Schmidt HJ.

Obes Surg. 2008 Jun;18(6):660-7. Epub 2008 Apr 3.PMID: 18386110 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations

4.

Short-term outcomes for super-super obese (BMI > or =60 kg/m2) patients undergoing weight loss surgery at a high-volume bariatric surgery center: laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass, and open tubular gastric bypass.

Stephens DJ, Saunders JK, Belsley S, Trivedi A, Ewing DR, Iannace V, Capella RF, Wasielewski A, Moran S, Schmidt HJ, Ballantyne GH.

Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2008 May-Jun;4(3):408-15. Epub 2008 Feb 1.PMID: 18243060 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations

5.

30-day readmission rates at a high volume bariatric surgery center: laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass, and vertical banded gastroplasty-Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

Saunders JK, Ballantyne GH, Belsley S, Stephens D, Trivedi A, Ewing DR, Iannace V, Capella RF, Wasielewski A, Moran S, Schmidt HJ.

Obes Surg. 2007 Sep;17(9):1171-7.PMID: 18074490 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations

6.

Peptide YY(1-36) and peptide YY(3-36): Part II. Changes after gastrointestinal surgery and bariatric surgery.

Ballantyne GH.

Obes Surg. 2006 Jun;16(6):795-803. Review.PMID: 16756746 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations

7.

Peptide YY(1-36) and peptide YY(3-36): Part I. Distribution, release and actions.

Ballantyne GH.

Obes Surg. 2006 May;16(5):651-8. Review.PMID: 16687037 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations

8.

Changes in insulin resistance following bariatric surgery and the adipoinsular axis: role of the adipocytokines, leptin, adiponectin and resistin.

Ballantyne GH, Gumbs A, Modlin IM.

Obes Surg. 2005 May;15(5):692-9. Review.PMID: 15946462 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations

9.

Changes in insulin resistance following bariatric surgery: role of caloric restriction and weight loss.

Gumbs AA, Modlin IM, Ballantyne GH.

Obes Surg. 2005 Apr;15(4):462-73. Review.PMID: 15946423 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations

10.

Patient characteristics impacting excess weight loss following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding.

Chau WY, Schmidt HJ, Kouli W, Davis D, Wasielewski A, Ballantyne GH.

Obes Surg. 2005 Mar;15(3):346-50.PMID: 15826467 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations

11.

The learning curve measured by operating times for laparoscopic and open gastric bypass: roles of surgeon's experience, institutional experience, body mass index and fellowship training.

Ballantyne GH, Ewing D, Capella RF, Capella JF, Davis D, Schmidt HJ, Wasielewski A, Davies RJ.

Obes Surg. 2005 Feb;15(2):172-82.PMID: 15810124 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations

12.

Predictors of prolonged hospital stay following open and laparoscopic gastric bypass for morbid obesity: body mass index, length of surgery, sleep apnea, asthma, and the metabolic syndrome.

Ballantyne GH, Svahn J, Capella RF, Capella JF, Schmidt HJ, Wasielewski A, Davies RJ.

Obes Surg. 2004 Sep;14(8):1042-50.PMID: 15487110 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations

 

 

 


 

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GARTH H. BALLANTYNE, M.D., M.B.A.
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