About

Mr. Kesava Reddy MANNUR BSc,MBBS,LRCPS,FRCS,FRCS(gen surg)

· Upper gastrointestinal and bariatric surgeon with extensive experience in advanced laparoscopic surgery.

· Director of Bariatric Surgery at Homerton University Hospital

· Consultant Surgeon at Homerton University Hospital and The Royal London Hospital (NHS).

· Developed Bariatric Surgery since 2003 at Homerton University Hospital which was granted preferred provider status for Bariatric Surgery by South East England commissioning for obesity.

· Elected to BOMSS council in January 2014

· Regularly performs Laparoscopic obesity surgery – Gastric Banding, Gastric RNY Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Duodenal switch and Revisional obesity surgery – both in the NHS (Homerton) and private sector (SPIRE Roding Hospital, The London Clinic, The Wellington Hospital, SPIRE Hartswood Hospital in Brentwood, SPIRE Wellesley Hospital in Southend, Holly House in Buckhurst Hill & BMI The London Independent Hospital).

· Performing Laparoscopic surgery since 1990.

· Performing obesity surgery since 1998.

LAPAROSCOPIC WORK:

· Started in 1990.

· Attended the Laparoscopic course in Dundee in 1990.

· Closely associated with advanced laparoscopic work at the Royal London Hospital from 1991 – ‘93.

· Attended various Laparoscopic courses/conferences since then.

· Conducted a number of workshops/conferences in laparoscopic surgery in India from 1994 onwards.

· Demonstrated live Laparoscopic Fundoplication for heartburn/hiatus hernia to Royal College of Surgeons auditorium from Royal London hospital operating theatre in 1998 & 1999 and locally at other times.

· Trained quite a number of surgeons in Laparoscopic surgery

· Helped other surgeons to perform hysterectomy or oophorectomy or nephrectomy in their respective fields.

· Performed a number of laparoscopic surgeries – Hernia Repair, cholecystectomy, colectomy, closure perforated ulcers, appendicectomy, etc.

OBESITY / BARIATRIC / WEIGHTLOSS SURGERY WORK:

· Attended the first Laparoscopic gastric banding course in London in 1998.

· Performed first Laparoscopic gastric banding in 1998.

· Demonstrated Laparoscopic gastric banding in Madras, India in Jan 2004 and teaching laparoscopic obesity surgery since then in Hyderabad.

· Attended numerous Laparoscopic obesity centres in France, Belgium, Holland & USA/ workshops/conferences. Improved technique by spending some time with Leading Bariatric Surgeons In US – Prof Gagner in New York and Dr Higa in Fresno, California.

· Regularly attends and presents his work in International and national Obesity conferences.

· Regularly performs all aspects of obesity surgery after careful evaluation in a multi-disciplinary set up. Performs 6-10 Lap Gastric Bypasses/Duodenal switches and 1-3 Lap Sleeve Gasrectomies per week; and 1 Lap gastric band per month.

· Training a lot of surgeons in Bariatric surgery in UK

CONDUCTED 4 HOMERTON BARIATRIC TRAINING COURSES IN LONDON until 2013:

  • Not only gave talks on various surgeries, demonstrated the surgery live to the trainees  – Sleeve Gastrectomy, gastric bypass and Duodenal Switch.

CONDUCTED HOMERTON BARIATRIC  SURGERY SYMPOSIUMS IN LONDON with UK and International surgeons of Repute:

1st Homerton Bariatric Surgery Symposium May 2012

1. gave a talk on : Easy ‘omega’loop method of performing Duodenal Switch

2. performed live demonstration of surgery: Sleeve Gastrectomy – 1. single stage and 2. 1st stage of 2 stage Duodenal Switch and 3. Gastric bypass

2nd Homerton Bariatric Surgery Symposium May 2012

    1. Gave a talk on: Sleeve Gastrectomy – which one to use for single stage and 2 stage – all same or different
    2. Performed live demonstration of surgery: May 22, 2012: Laparoscopic revisional gastric bypass – band to bypass, gastric bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy in Megaobese (BMI  >70kg/m²)

 3rd Homerton Bariatric Symposium May 2013

    1. Gave a talk on: Pitfalls in performing Sleeve Gastrectomy as a single stage procedure
    2. Perfomed live demonstration on 14.5.13:  Duodenal switch following Sleeve Gastrectomy

Demonstrated Gastric bypass live to IFSO 2012 conference in Delhi on 15 September.

Membership Organisations:

· IFSO : International Federation for the Surgery of the Obesity and Metabolic Disorders:

· BOMSS: British Obesity and Metabolic Surgical Society

· ALSGBI: Assocition of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

· AUGIS: Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

· ASGBI: Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

· RSM: Royal Society of Medicine

Media:

Live interview with Angus Fraser, Carlton (ITN) at lunch time on Bariatric surgery in 1999 and many interviews in Indian Television in 1997, 2004 & 2005.

Published articles on bariatric surgery in numerous magazines and in Newspapers.

Performed gastric bypass surgery in July 2012 for Channel 4’s – Embarrassing Fat Bodies which was aired in 7 January 2013. Episode 1 series 2 on Channel 4.

http://www.channel4.com/programmes/embarrassing-fat-bodies/4od#3479038

 Performed Sleeve Gastrectomy in July 2013 for Channel five which was aired in 23 October 2013 – ‘Saving 70 stone man in UK’

http://www.channel5.com/shows/saving-britains-70-stone-man/episodes/episode-1-565

 Radio interview with Melanie Watson regarding obesity surgery for Body Talk  for Phoenix FM Radio in Brentwood on 15 January 2014

Meditation:

Practising for more than 30 years. Involved in running courses and training in meditation.

Service:

Involved in services in India mainly through ‘Sahaja Seva Samsthan’ in the field of Education and Health. Helped to build and run a school free for a few years in Peddakarampalli village which is now run by the Government on our father’s name.

IMPORTANT PAPERS PUBLISHED BEFORE 2007

  • Physiological and symptomatic outcome after laparoscopic gastric fundoplication.
    McAnena OJ, Willson PD, Evans DF, Kadirkamanathan SS, Mannur KR, Wingate DL.

– Br J Surg. 1995 Jun;82(6):795-7.

  • Subcutaneous mastectomy with immediate reconstruction as treatment for early breast cancer. Palmer BV, Mannur KR, Ross WB.

    – Br J Surg. 1992 Dec;79(12):1309-11.

  • An observer blind trial of co-amoxiclav versus cefuroxime plus metronidazole in the prevention of postoperative wound infection after general surgery.

    – Palmer BV, Mannur KR, Ross WB.J, Hosp Infect. 1994 Apr;26(4):287-92.

PAPERS PUBLISHED/PRESENTED since 2007

British Journal of Surgery 2007; 94(S5): 1–65

ID 73

Reference ABS988140033

Laparoscopic gastric bypass versus laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: prospective comparative study from a small centre

A. Ghanbari, A. Jenkinson, K. Mannur

Homerton University Hospital

British Journal of Surgery 2007; 94(S5): 1–65

ID 436

Reference ABS984466944

Notes obesity surgery: a prospective long-term survival animal study

A. Ghanbari, K. Mannur, F. Olagbaiye, A. Fritscher-Ravens

British Journal of Surgery Volume 95 Issue S7, Pages 1 – 58, 27 Aug 2008

ID 537

Reference ABS1959242680

Bariatric surgery service: an audit of the care pathway and patient experience

Gail Pinnock1, B. Giller2, K. Mannur

British Journal of Surgery Volume 95 Issue S7, Pages 1 – 58, 27 Aug 2008

ID 458

Reference ABS726565471

An alternative management of sleeve gastrectomy complications

A. Ghanbari, K. Mannur

British Journal of Surgery Volume 95 Issue S7, Pages 1 – 58, 27 Aug 2008
NOTES OBESITY SURGERY: A PROSPECTIVE LONG TERM SURVIVAL ANIMAL STUDY

K. Mannur, A. Ghanbari, F. Olagbeiye, C. Holland, H. Niemann, K. Hardeler, A. Fritscher-Ravens
Gastroenterology Endoscopy 2009 Vol 69 no5

Endoscopic transesophageal vs. thoracoscopic removal of mediastinal lymph nodes: a prospective randomized trial in a long term animal survival model

Fritscher-Ravens, A.; Cuming, T.; Olagbaiye, F.; Holland, C.; Milla, P.; Seehusen, F.; Hadeler, K. G.; Arlt, A.; Mannur, K.:
Endoscopy 2011; 43: 1090-1096
Endoscopy; Issue 12, 2011

Endoscopic full-thickness biopsy of the gastrointestinal wall: a new device tested in a long-term animal survival study

Fritscher-Ravens, A; Olagbaiye, F; Hadeler, KG; Seehusen, F; Mannur, K; Milla, P:
Z Gastroenterol 2011; 49: V120
Zeitschrift für Gastroenterologie; Issue 08, 2011

Sleeve Gastrectomy as a bridge to a second bariatric procedure in superobese patients-a single instituition experience

Samrat Mukherjee, kalpana Devalia, Mehtab Rehman, Kesava Mannur
Surg Obes Relat Dis. SORD. Volume 8, issue 2 pages 140-144, March 2012

Comparative Study of Endoscopic Full Thickness Resection and Defect Closure of the Gastric Wall Using New Devices and Routine Laparoscopic Resection in a Prospective Long Term Survival Animal Study

Fritscher-Ravens, Annette. / Olagbaiye, Olufemi A. / Holland, Christopher. / Ghanbari, Amir. / Hadeler, Klaus-Gerd. / Seehusen, Frauke. / Jacobsen, Bjoern. / Mannur, Kesava R.
(Page AB257) Gastroenterology Endoscopy2009. 7.16 Vol.69 no.5 Page AB257 ISSN:00165107
Experimental Endoscopic Method for Treatment of Bleeding Out of Liver and Spleen During NOTES(R) Procedures. A Randomized Controlled Animal Study
Fritscher-Ravens, Annette. / Olagbaiye, Olufemi A. / Holland, Christopher. / Ghanbari, Amir. / Hadeler, Klaus-Gerd. / Jacobsen, Bjoern. / Seehusen, Frauke. / Mannur, Kesava R.
Gastroenterology Endoscopy2009. 7.16 Vol.69 no.5 (Page AB168) ISSN:00165107

Endoscopic transesophageal vs. thoracoscopic removal of mediastinal lymph nodes: a prospective randomized trial in a long term animal survival model

Fritscher-Ravens, A.; Cuming, T.; Olagbaiye, F.; Holland, C.; Milla, P.; Seehusen, F.; Hadeler, K. G.; Arlt, A.; Mannur, K.:
Endoscopy 2011; 43: 1090-1096
Endoscopy; Issue 12, 2011

Endoscopic full-thickness biopsy of the gastrointestinal wall: a new device tested in a long-term animal survival study

Fritscher-Ravens, A; Olagbaiye, F; Hadeler, KG; Seehusen, F; Mannur, K; Milla, P:
Z Gastroenterol 2011; 49: V120
Zeitschrift für Gastroenterologie; Issue 08, 2011

Sleeve gastrectomy as bridge to second bariatric procedure in superobese patients-a single institution experience

Mukherjee S, Devalia K, Rahman MG, Mannur KR.
Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2011 Jun 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Abstracts presented as oral presentations or posters in National and International Scientific Meetings

16th United European Gastroenterology Week: October 18 – 22, 2008 Vienna, Austria

OP328
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED STUDYOF DIFFERENT WAYS OF CONTROLLING COMPLICATING
HAEMORRHAGE VIA TRANSGASTRIC ACCESS TO THE PERITONEAL CAVITY
A. Fritscher-Ravens, A. Ghanbari, C. Holland, F. Olagbeye, K. Hardeler, K. Mannur

OP329

DDW 2009
Randomized Comparative Trial of Transesophageal Endoscopic Versus Thoracoscopic Removal of Marked
Mediastinal Lymph nodes in a Long-Term Animal Survival Study

Annette Fritscher-Ravens*, Olufemi A. Olagbaiye, Christopher Holland, Amir Ghanbari, Klaus-Gerd Hadeler,

Bjoern Jacobsen, Frauke Seehusen, Kesava R. Mannur

S1420 Experimental Endoscopic Method for Treatment of Bleeding Out of Liver and Spleen During
NOTES® Procedures. A Randomized Controlled Animal Study
Annette Fritscher-Ravens*, Olufemi A. Olagbaiye, Christopher Holland, Amir Ghanbari, Klaus-Gerd Hadeler,
Bjoern Jacobsen,
Frauke Seehusen, Kesava R Mannur

ASGE 2009

ENDOSCOPIC ALTERNATIVES TO SURGICAL THERAPY
#727 Randomized Comparative Trial of Transesophageal Endoscopic Versus Thoracoscopic Removal
of Marked Mediastinal Lymphnodes in a Long-Term Animal Survival Study
Annette Fritscher-Ravens*, Olufemi A. Olagbaiye, Christopher Holland, Amir Ghanbari, Klaus-Gerd Hadeler,
Bjoern Jacobsen,
Frauke Seehusen, Kesava R Mannur

S1420 Experimental Endoscopic Method for Treatment of BleedingOut of Liver and Spleen During
NOTES® Procedures. ARandomized Controlled Animal Study
Annette Fritscher-Ravens*, Olufemi A. Olagbaiye, Christopher Holland, Amir Ghanbari, Klaus-Gerd Hadeler,
Bjoern Jacobsen,
Frauke Seehusen, Kesava R Mannur : DDW 2009

 

World IFSO Congress 2009 Paris

 P-061 Two Years Follow Up After Gastric Bypass And Sleeve Gastrectomy
Ghanbari A. , Molyneux B. , Mannur K. (London, UK) IFSO congress 2009
P-129 Should Drains Be Used Routinely In Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery?
Mannur K. R. , Ghanbari A. (London, UK) IFSO congress 2009
P-253 Is There A Use For Buttress Materials To Reinforce The Staple Lines In Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass
Surgery?
Ghanbari A. , Mannur K. (London, UK) IFSO congress 2009

ALSGBI Nov 2009

 Complications of laparoscopic gastric banding and the burden on a bariatric centre:
J B Haddow, M McEvoy, K R Mannur, A D Jenkinson
Homerton University Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Oral Presentation : ALSGBI Nov 27, 2009

European IFSO, Lausanne April 2010

V2: Stapling gun failure in bariatric surgery – how to manage? KR Mannur, Kalpana Devalia, Samrat
Mukherjee
V3: Technical challenges in operating on “mega obese” patients: KR Mannur, Kalpana Devalia

V7: An unusual complication post gastric bypass surgery: mesenteric torsion: KR Mannur, Kalpana Devalia

V11: Laparoscopic reversal of gastric bypass: KR Mannur, Kalpana Devalia

OC44: Paraumbilical hernia in morbidly obese patients undergoing laparoscopic gastric bypass. To repair or not to
repair?
– Kesava R Mannur, Kalpana Devalia

OC76: Management of complications post revisional bariatric surgery
– Kesava R Mannur, Kalpana Devalia

P 25: Sleeve gastrectomy as a bridge to a second bariatric procedure in super-obese patients – A single institution’s
experience:
– Kesava R Mannur, Adam Goralczyk, Mehtab Rahman, Samrat Mukherjee

World IFSO 2010 September:

O-060: Learning Curve for Roux-en-y-Bypass
Kesava Reddy Mannur, Momotaz Sultana, Harun Thomas, Samrat Mukherjee, Kalpana Devalia, Luigi Angelini

O-038 : Bariatric surgery in the super-super obese – Single-stage versus two-stage procedures. A single centre experience-
Kesava Reddy Mannur, samrat Mukherjee,Harun Thomas, Kalpana Devalia

O-064: Venous carbon dioxide embolism in laparoscopic bariatric surgery – Damocles Sword ?
Kalpana Devalia, Harun Thomas, Momotaz Sultana, Samrat Mukherjee, Kesava Reddy Manur

O-023 : Outcomes of bariatric surgery in patients more than 60 years old –
Kalpana Devalia, Devalia, Mehtab Rahman, Samrat Mukherjee, Harun Thomas, Kesava Reddy Mannur

Abstract for Poster presentation: Laparoscopic bariatric surgery after previous anti-reflux procedure – should the fundal wrap
be taken down?

Abstract for Poster Presentation: Imaging in diagnosing leak after laparoscopic Bariatric surgery- Is it helpful?

Abstract for Poster Presentation: Outcomes of Sleeve Gastrectomy as a single stage procedure for <50 BMIkg/m2 compared
to first stage for >50 BMIkg/m2

Abstract for Poster Presentation: Outcomes of Gastric Bypass in Super Obese

Abstract for Poster Presentation: Acute Gastric Remnant Dilatation after Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery –
Primary or Secondary?

 

Moderator to the session on 5 September 2010: Complications’ IFSO 2010 along with Gustavo Pinto and Perter Crookes

 

BOMSS 2011 January

1. Video presentation: Supracolic approach to infracolic compartment through lesser sac in cases of dense omental adhesions
during gastric bypass- Kesava Mannur, Upendra Marreddy
2. Video Presentation: Gastric bypass and repair of hiatus hernia – Kesava Mannur, Upendra Marreddy
3. Oral Presentation: Reversal of gastric bypass to normal anatomy. Our initial experience of 3 cases – Samrat Mukherjee,
kesava Mannur

IFSO 2011 Hamburg

1.VIDEO-REPAIR OF HIATUS HERNIA IN BARIATRIC SURGERY – TO DO OR NOT?
Marreddygari U.R., Mannur K.R.
Homerton University Hospital, Bariatric and Upper GI surgery, London, United Kingdom
(V.017)
2. MODIFIED OMEGA LOOP TECHNIQUE FOR GASTRO-ILEAL ANASTAMOSIS OF DUODENAL SWITCH
FOR MORBIDLY OBESE PATIENTS – EASY TECHNIQUE
Marreddygari U.R., Mannur K.R..
Homerton University Hospital, Bariatric and Upper GI Surgery, London, United Kingdom
(V.028)
3. REVISIONAL BARIATRIC SURGERY FOLLOWING GASTRIC BAND – TIPS AND TRICKS
Marreddygari U.R., Mannur K.R.
Homerton University Hospital, Bariatric and Upper GI surgery, London, United Kingdom
(V.058)

4. Biochemical and clinical indicators prompting clinician to request CT for suspected leaks post bariatric
surgery – Is it founded? poster
U.Marreddygari, K.Mannur

5. Predictors of remission of diabetes following Roux-en-Y bypass for morbid obesity – useful for advocating
metabolic surgery? poster
U.Marreddygari, K.Mannur

BOMSS 2012: Jan 2012 Bristol

Published abstracts in British Journal of Surgery Volume 99, Issue S2

B10.
Outcomes following Antral Stunting Sleeve Gastrectomy versus Antral Sparing Gasrectomy
U.Marreddygari, K.Mannur

CO9.
Duodenal Switch is a very effective underutilised procedure for the Super- and Hyper-obese with
significant co-morbidities
U.Marreddygari, K.Mannur

Po13.
Should we do cholecystectomy at the time of Duodenal Switch?
U.Marreddygari, K.Mannur

Abstracts presented in IFSO 2012, Delhi,  September 2012

1. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: LSG (single Stage-banana type- antral stunting sleeve)
Plenary Session 13 September 2012 (O122)
Kesava Mannur

2. Antral Stunting Sleeve Gastrectomy achieves superior weight loss compared with antral sparing Sleeve Gastrectomy: Plenary session 13 September 2013
Upendra Marreddygari, Kesava Mannur

3. Remission of type II diabetes in Obese patients after LSG and LRYGB predicted by perioperative glucose measurements (O120)
Marreddygari U.R, Mannur K.R.

4. Use of Omega Technique in retrocolic method of gastric bypass (P043)
Marrreddygari U.R , Mannur K.R

5. Video showing how a petersen’s hernia is recognised and closed (P050)

6. Does the Gastro-Jejunostoy construction Technique has any bearing on development of gastro-jejunal stricture after Gastric bypass (LRYGB) for obesity ? endoscopic and surgical management (P069)
Marrreddygari U.R , Mannur K.R

7. Laparoscopic and endoscopic management of gastro-gastric fistula after LRYGB for morbid obesity(P094)
Marrreddygari U.R , Mannur K.R

8. Biliopancreatic diversion(BPD/DS) durable and effective bariatric procedure with manageable morbidity (P096)
Marrreddygari U.R , Mannur K.R

Chaired a scientific session for IFSO 2012

BOMSS 2012: 4th Annual Scientific Meeting: Jan 2012 Glasgow

Abstracts of the presentations:

AO3. Management of Profound Hypoglycaemia developing after Bariatric Surgery.
Rachl Aguilo,  Kesava Mannur, Simon Coppack, Yashwant Koak

CO7. Vitamin D deficiency in Asians afterBariatric surgery despite supplements
Adam Goralczyk, Edward Redshaw, Kesava Reddy Mannur, yashwant Koak

P44. the perceived benefits of attending a hospital-led bariatric support group
Gail Pinnock, kesava mannur

Bariatric surgery training Courses conducted at Homerton University Hospital, London:

Three were conducted during the years 2010, 2011,2012. The 4th one is being conducted in October 2013.

IFSO 2013 Istanbul: 4 Abstracts presented.