Scientific Program

Invited Speakers

Michel GAGNER, Canada

Michel GAGNER, Canada

Nicola Di LORENZO, Italy

Nicola Di LORENZO, Italy

Kamal MAHAWAR, United Kingdom

Kamal MAHAWAR, United Kingdom

Salvador Morales CONDE, Spain

Salvador Morales CONDE, Spain

 Arun PRASAD, India

Arun PRASAD, India

Robert RUDLEDGE, United States of America

Robert RUDLEDGE, United States of America

Gianfranco SILECCHIA, Italy

Gianfranco SILECCHIA, Italy

Antonio TORRES, Spain

Antonio TORRES, Spain

Zaher TOUMI, United Kingdom

Zaher TOUMI, United Kingdom

Courses

  • BASIC BARIATRIC SURGERY COURSE (SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY and GASTRIC BYPASS)
  • ADOLESCENT BARIATRIC SURGERY COURSE
  • ROBOTIC BARIATRIC AND METABOLIC SURGERY COURSE
  • BASIC TRAINING COURSE FOR BARIATRIC SURGERY NURSING
  • BARIATRIC NUTRITION COURSE

Main Topics

  • Sleeve gastrectomy
    1. Operative techniques
    2. Staple line reinforcement
    3. Revisional bariatric surgery
    4. GERD – Hiatal hernia and sleeve gastrectomy
    5. Management of complications
    6. Approach to staple line bleeding
    7. Management of leaks
    8. Can failure be prevented in the long term?
    9. Eating disorders and the sleeve gastrectomy success
    10. Alcohol addiction
    11. Approach to chronic sleeve leak
  • One anastomosis gastric bypass
    1. Operative techniques
    2. Latest developments of OAGB and its modifications
    3. Approach to biliopancreatic limb length
    4. Revisional bariatric surgery
    5. Approach to bile reflux
    6. OAGB and GERD
  • Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    1. Operative techniques
    2. Latest developments of RYGB
    3. Approach to common duct length
    4. Revisional bariatric surgery
    5. RYGB and GERD
  • Duodenal switch and its modifications
    1. SADI
    2. SIPS
    3. SADS
  • Metabolic surgery
    1. Indications and timing
    2. Latest developments of experimental surgeries (Transit bipartition – Ileal interposition)
  • Bariatric surgery and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
  • Bariatric surgery from the perspective of an endocrinologist
  • The role of incretin-based agents in bariatric surgery
  • The application of ERAS in bariatric surgery
  • Gastric botox
  • Ethics in bariatric and metabolic surgery
  • A legal perspective on bariatric and metabolic surgery