What they said about #BOMSS2017 on Twitter

Venkatesh Jayanthi ‏@venkarch  Very good talk by Kelvin Higa at #bomss2017

Simon Monkhouse ‏@SurgMonkhouse  Very interesting talks @bariatricBOMSS  – depressing information about NHS funding but leaders from Scandinavia giving hope

Toni Jenkins‏@amnerisuk  @bariatricBOMSS Need GPs here. Can bariatric teams realistically follow up for multiple years? Needs good community surveillance

PortsmouthDietitians @PDietitians Dietitians play key part in bariatric team @BDA_Obesity @bariatricBOMSS

Mary O’Kane @mpMok Mark O’Kane Blaming and shaming people with obesity does not result in weight loss + has adverse effects @EASOobesity @BDA_Obesity @ObesityEmpower

Mary O’Kane @mpMok @bariatricBOMSS byband sleeve trial will help stop the anecdotes and enable evidence-based information to be developed

Kamal Mahawar‏@kmahawar Another successful meeting by @bariatricBOMSS family. Inspired to meet so many good and great people working to improve outcomes for patients.


Congratulations to the BOMSS 2017 prizewinners

The Council Prize Award was awarded to Waleed Al-Khyatt
Roux en-Y gastric bypass as a revisional procedure for a failed gastric band: A review of 125 consecutive cases.
(A6)

Best DVD Award was awarded to Mr Charalampos Markakis
Refashioning of gastrojejunal anastomosis and partial excision of gastric remnant in a patient presenting with haematemesis 3 years after banded gastric bypass
(D07)

Best Poster Awarded to Anna Kamocka
Bariatric surgery makes obese patients healthier; analysis of the National Bariatric Surgery Registry
(PoD3)