Presentations by CORE staff in 2008
8th Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium
18th - 23rd February 2008, Steamboat Springs, Colorado
"Weight Loss and Mortality: Can we save the Whale?"
"Prolapse after prolapse: What next?"
"Obesity and cancer"
"Oesophageal function following LAGB"
Debate: Sleeve gastrectomy is an acceptable bariatric procedure - negative.
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting
12th - 16th May 2008, Hong Kong
Keynote Lecture: "Lose Weight - Gain Health: The Evolution and Revolution of Bariatric Surgery"
"The Expert View - How, why and when do I do it."
"Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding"
"Introducing a New Technology - Lessons from Bariatric Surgery"
"The LAP-BANDTM AP System"
"The NERD Technique for LAGB Replacement after Prolapse"
"Reflux in the Obese is best treated with the Lap-Band"
"The High Risk Bariatric Patient should have a Lap-Band"
American Gastroenterological Association - Digestive Diseases Week
17th - 22nd May 2008, San Diego, USA
Paul Burton: "Understanding the Physiology of the LAP-BAND using high resolution video manometry"
Presentation to Federal Ministerial Senate Inquiry on Obesity
20th June 2008, Canberra, Australia
Wendy Brown: "Improved Public Access"
Allergan - Obesity Symposium
26th - 27th July 2008, Gold Coast, Australia
"The LAP-BAND AP System Outcomes"
"Symmetrical Pouch Dilatation"
- Clinical Dilemmas
Endocrine Society of Australia Symposium on Obesity
27th August 2008, Melbourne, Australia
Paul O'Brien: "Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes and Weight Loss Surgery"
Imperial College Symposium: Treatments for Obesity in Females with Subfertility
10th September 2008, London, UK
Wendy Brown" Outcomes of Pregnancy following Bariatric Surgery"
International Federation for Surgery of Obesity, 13th World Congress
24th - 27th September 2008, Buenos Aires, Argentina
"Lose Weight - Live Longer"
"Prolapse, Slippage and Symmetrical Enlargements: Prevention and Treatment"
"LAGB or Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Debate"
Launch of the Monash University Initiative on Obesity
1st October 2008, Melbourne, Australia
Paul O'Brien: "Weight Loss - The Best Medicine"
Primary Care Physicians Symposium
29th October 2008, Dallas Texas
Paul O'Brien: "Outcomes after weight loss in the obese"
Sydney Upper GI Society Annual Meeting
15th November 2008, Sydney, Australia
Wendy Brown: "Obese Refluxers should have a LAGB"
Australian Cardiovascular Nurses Association Annual conference
December 2008, Melbourne, Australia
Paul Burton: "Obesity, weight loss and cardiovascular risk"