The scientific committee of the 5th London International Bariatric Surgery Symposium (LIBSS) welcomes the submission of abstracts from Doctors and AHPs. The last date of submission is 30/09/2024


Presenters are requested to submit original abstracts online here at the Libss website. All submission must be of work already completed. The authors may submit more than one abstract.

Format for submission

  • Language – Abstracts to be submitted in English
  • Word Limit – 300 words
  • File Type – Word/PDF document with size less than 1MB

Abstract Content

  • Title of abstract
  • Objectives
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusion

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The winner of the best oral presentation will get an Editor signed copy of Obesity, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery – A Practical Guide.

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LIBSS 2023 Abstracts 

Abstracts - Video Presentations

A13. Reversal to normal anatomy of a RYGB following a primary OAGB procedure
Authors: Sandeep Aggarwal, Mehul Gupta, Ravi Ranjan, Vitish Singla | India

A09. Accessing the Common Bile Duct Stones after MGB/OAGB – Same Destination via Different Route
Authors: Amit Bhambri, Sanchit Budhiraja, HRS Girn | India

A04. Retrieval of Gastric Band Eroding into the Stomach and Colon Forming a Gastrointestinal Fistula with a Combined Laparoscopic and Colonoscopic Approach
Authors: Ahmed Binjaloud, Samar Alsubhi, Ahad Alotaibi, Osama Nafea, Anfal Altamimi, Zeyad Al Yousef | United Kingdom

A03. Step By Step Comparison Between Standard Sleeve  Gastrectomy And In Situs
Authors: Ibrahim Abdelhamid, Mohammad Alhaifi | Kuwait

Abstracts – Oral Presentations

A08. Long-Term Follow-Up of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass in Adolescents: Insights from 15 Years of Data
Authors: Bruno Dillemans, Willem Pype, Rianne Brood, Aiman Ismaeil | Belgium

A20. Does the diameter of the gastro-jejunostomy in Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass affect post-surgery weight loss?
Authors: Othman Al-Fagih, Osamah Niaz, Ahsen Razzaq, Moaz Ahmar, Oluwatofunmi Sesby-Banjoh, Alan Askari, Md Tanveer Adil, Aruna Munasinghe, Farhan Rashid, Periyathambi Jambulingam, Douglas Whitelaw, Vigyan Jain, Omer Al-Taan, Alex Yuen Hua Loh | United Kingdom

A12. Diagnostic utility of Enhanced Liver Fibrosis (ELF) to predict presence and severity of Advanced Liver Fibrosis in patients with morbid obesity undergoing Bariatric Surgery
Authors: Sandeep Aggarwal, Ritwik Chekuri, Vitish Singla, Shalimar | India

A21. The Natural History of Dumping Syndrome Bariatric Surgery
Authors : Arkeliana Tase, Mohamed Aly, Alan Askari, Debbie Musendeki, Jane Rix, Md Tanveer Adil, Aruna Munasinghe, Farhan Rashid, Periyathambi Jambulingam, Douglas Whitelaw, Vigyan Jain, Omer Al-Taan | United Kingdom

A22. Standardisation leads to excellent results in primary laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) without staple line reinforcement- Results of 947 consecutive cases.
Authors : Naveed Hossain, Mahran Mostafa; Kaur Vasha; Agrawal Sanjay | United Kingdom

Abstracts – Poster Presentations

A01. Possible Role of Omentopexy in Minimising Post-Sleeve Gastrectomy Complications:A Retrospective Study
Authors : Ibrahim Abdelhamid, Mohammad Alhaifi | Kuwait

A02. Single Stage Laparoscopic Intragastric Balloon Removal Through Gastrostomy And Sleeve Gastrectomy
Authors : Ibrahim Abdelhamid, Mohammad Alhaifi | Kuwait

A05. Bariatric Surgery in the elderly population >65y: does it worth the risk? A systematic review.
Authors : Dimitra Peristeri, Myutan Kulendran, Andrew Wan | United Kingdom

A06. Symptomatic GORD after RYGB; what shall we do next?
Authors: Dimitra Peristeri, Myutan Kulendran, Andrew Wan | United Kingdom

A07. Efficacy of liraglutide in weight regain after bariatric procedures: an up-to-date review of the existing literature.
Authors : Dimitra Peristeri, Myutan Kulendran, Andrew Wan | United Kingdom

A10. Dramatic Functional Improvement Following Sleeve Gastrectomy in a Super-Super Obese Patient with Comorbidities equivalent to Absolute Contraindications for Bariatric Surgery
Authors : Amit Bhambri, Dr Gurpreet Singh, Dr Sanchit Budhiraja, Dr HRS Girn | India

A14. Revision Bariatric Surgery Following the failure of Initial restrictive surgery : A systematic review and Meta analysis
Authors : Giovanni Santoro, S Kirkham, J. Alfred, A. Rehman, A. Tandon | United Kingdom

A15. Meta-Analysis of Bariatric Surgical Procedures in Adolescent Obesity: Impact on Weight Loss and Complications
Authors : Nasser Abdulsalam M AlJoaib, Dr. Faisal AlGhamdi, Dr. Ghazi AlOtaib  ,Dr. Hazem Zakaria | Saudi Arabia

A19. Improving the care of patients with obesity needing joint replacement – time for a combined ortho-bariatric approach?
Authors: Marta Burak, Yashashwi Sinha, Saad Ikram, Thalia Ballinger, Santiago Gouveia, Sian Davies, Tom Wiggins | United Kingdom

A23. How women who have undergone bariatric/metabolic surgery conceptualise weight loss success: a qualitative study.
Authors : Karen Pr, Stephanie Attersley-Smith, Kathryn Hart and Jane Ogden | United Kingdom

A24. “What innovations can we expect due to the development of artificial intelligence in bariatric surgery?”
Authors : Manana Gogol, Andrew A.Gumbs Khatuna Kaladze, Yameen Khan | Georgia

A25. Predictors of weight loss following pre-operative liver shrinkage diet
Authors: Alex Rothnie, Thomas Jones, Caroline Jarman, Stephen Agboro, Max Marsden, Rajab Kerwat, Midhat Siddiqui, Cynthia Borg, Kyriacos Shiamtanis, Ravikrishna Mamidanna | United Kingdom

A26. Role of Bariatric Surgery in management of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension; a tertiary centre experience.
Authors: Michail Chatzikonstantinou, Ahmed Binjaloud, Wint Mon, Haris Markakis, Andrew Jenkinson, Mohamed Elkalaawy, Marco Adamo | United Kingdom


 LIBSS 2022 abstracts

Abstracts – Oral Presentations 

A08. Outcomes following Reoperative Bariatric Surgery following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy at a tertiary care centre
Authors: Sandeep Aggarwal, Amardeep Kumar, Vitish Singla, Kaustubh Gaur | India

A10. Obesity services: Barriers and solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic
Authors: Guy Holt, David Hughes | United Kingdom

A13. A nationwide population-based cohort study on efficacy and safety of bariatric surgery in young adults versus adults
Authors: Kelly G. H. van de Pas, Aliyar Esfandiyari Noushi, Loes Janssen, Anita C.E. Vreugdenhil, Wouter K. G. Leclercq, François M.H. van Dielen | Netherlands

A17. Revisional bariatric surgery following Roux en Y gastric bypass: a systematic review
Authors: James Butterworth, Smith C, Chang A, Ramar S | United Kingdom

A18. Marginal Ulcers following gastric bypass in in bariatric surgery: a systematic review and practical guide to clinical practice
Authors: Smith Christopher, James Butterworth,  Ftaieh F, Ramar S, Chang A | United Kingdom

A19. Intestinal failure in post bariatric surgery patients needing total parenteral nutrition
Authors: Georgios Geropoulos, Simon Gabe, Maja Kopczynska Maja, Simon Lal, Chetan Parmar | United Kingdom

A30. Exploring the Utility of Staple Line Reinforcement in Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Nationwide Cohort Study
Authors: Osama Niaz, Alan Askari, Andrew Currie, Emma Mcglone, Roxanna Zakeri, Omar Khan, Richard Welbourn, Chris Pring, Peter Small, Rachel Batterham, Omer Al-Taan, Kamal Mahawar, Ravikrishna Mamidanna | United Kingdom

Abstracts – E Posters

A01. Impact of bariatric surgery on urinary incontinence: Three year outcomes.
Authors: Prasanna Ramana Arumugaswamy, Prabhjot Singh, Rajeev Kumar, Sandeep Aggarwal | India

A02. Nutritional Risks One Year after One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass: Is It More Challenging than Sleeve Gastrectomy?
Authors: Anna Aronis, Naama Shirazi, Nahum Beglaibter, Ronit Grinbaum, Wiessam Abu Ahmad | Israel

A04. New approach for the treatment of sleeve gastrectomy leak with laparoscopic roux en y bypass to the leak site as one step procedure
Authors: Maher Hussain | Lebanon

A05. SASI Bypass as a Revision surgery for Sleeve Gastrectomy Non-Responders:2 Years Follow up
Authors: Ibrahim Abdelhamid, Mohamed Alhaifi | Kuwait

A06. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in a patient with severe haemophilia (case report)
Authors: Ibrahim Abdelhamid, Mohamed Alhaifi | Kuwait

A09. Simultaneous Occlusion of Afferent & Efferent Limb Due To Slippage of Minimizer Band Following Revisional Banded One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass: A Video Case Report
Authors: Sandeep Aggarwal, Amardeep Kumar, Vitish Singla, Kaustubh Gaur | India

A11. Being a feeder: the positive and negative sides of social support in the onset and management of obesity
Authors: Jane Ogden | United Kingdom

A12. Effects of LSG and LMGB/OAGB on lipid profile of patients post bariatric surgery
Authors: Zafar Iqbal Gondal | UAE

A14. Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy for Severe Obesity in Teenagers: study protocol of a prospective cohort study
Authors: Kelly G.H. van De Pas, Daniëlle S. Bonouvrie, Loes Janssen, Wouter K. G. Leclercq, Eric J. Hazebroek, Anita. C.E. Vreugdenhil, François M.H. van Dielen | Netherlands

A15. Evaluating the effects of a ketogenic diet versus a very-low calorie diet, prior to bariatric surgery, a Study protocol of a randomized controlled trial
Authors: Aliyar Esfandiyari Noushi, M. Romeijn, L. Janssen, W.K.G Leclercq, F.M.H van Dielen | Netherlands

A16. The Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Nocturia Symptoms: A Systematic Review and Meta‐Analysis
Authors: Caroline Baillie, Byung Choi, Aisha Ehsan, Maria Nakhoul, Lavandan Jegatheeswaran, Sabin Yadav, Dheeraj Panchaksharam, Victoria Beynon, Reya Srivastava, Jennifer Stevens, Joseph Bridgeman, Osama Moussa, Shashi Irukulla, Samer Humadi, Kumaran Ratnasingham | United Kingdom

A20. Does Artificial Intelligence Make Sense for Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery
Authors: Manana Gogol, Andrew Gumbs, Konrad Karcz, Khatuna Kaladze, Yameen Khan | Georgia

A21. Routine pre-operative testing for Helicobacter pylori infection prior to Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG)
Authors: Sukhpreet Gahunia, Rafid Rahman, Cynthia Borg, Midhat Siddiqui, Ravikrishna Mamidanna | United Kingdom

A22. Treatment Of Delayed Gastric Bypass Bleeding By Combined Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Approach
Authors: Maher Hussain | Lebanon

A23. Laparoscopic removal of intragastric balloon from distal jejunum
Authors: Maher Hussein | Lebanon

A24. Laparoscopic bariatric procedures with the surgeon in sitting position
Authors: Maher Hussain | Lebanon

A25. Preoperative Predictors of Type 2 Diabetes Remission after Bilio-Pancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch
Authors: Fannie Lajeunesse-Trempe, Marie-Eve Piché, Simon Marceau, Stéfane Lebel, Annie Lafortune, Georgios K. Dimitriadis, André Tchernof, Laurent Biertho | United Kingdom

A29. Perceptions and Understanding of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery (BS) amongst Foundation Year Doctors
Authors: Sukhpreet Gahunia, M. Algharibeh, A. Shivarajan, C. O’Brien, CM. Borg, M. Siddiqui, R. Mamidanna |UAE

A31. Complications and interventions post bariatric surgery: The East Anglia experience
Authors: Mohamed Aly, Alan Askari, Minali Perera Safia Ahmed, H, Chanpreet Arhi, Vigyan Jain, Douglas Whitelaw, Tanveer Adil, Omer Al-Taan, Periyathambi Jambulingam, Aruna Munasinghe | United Kingdom

A32. To Study Outcomes Of Laparoscopic Proximal Jejunal Bypass With Sleeve Gastrectomy
Authors: Ashish Ahuja, Harprabhjot Kaur | India

A33. To study the change in quality of life and metabolic parameters in morbidly Obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery
Authors: Ashish Ahuja, Harsimran Singh | India

A34. Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery in the over Sixties
Authors: Caroline Baillie, S Chakravartty, T Salih, R Kenny, R Newton, I Maheswaran, M Mlotshwa, G Slater, C Pring, W Hawkins | United Kingdom

A35. Hill’s antireflux operation for reflux after sleeve gastrectomy
Authors: Villy Våge, Jan Behme, Hannu Lyyjynen | Norway

A37. Bariatric surgery in renal failure patients improves access to transplantation without increased perioperative risk
Authors: Karen Bosch, L Sulutaura,E Lacea,K Burton,N Fernandez-Munoz,P Sufi,A Al-Midani,C D Parmar | United Kingdom

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