Course Overview:

This full day postgraduate course highlights the issues in malabsorptive surgery. Surgeons, obesity medicine specialists and allied health deal with a multitude of issues from complications to weight regain. This course is geared to address these issues and allow surgeons and other medical professionals to implement real time solutions that will impact their practice and improve outcomes for their patients. Target Audience: Surgeons, obesity medicine specialists and allied health who participate in the care of the metabolically and severely obese patient.

Course Objectives:

  • This course will improve participants existing understanding of malabsorpive procedures.
  • Participants will be exposed to a variety of different methods to deal with issues that arise in malabsorptive procedures.
  • This course will help the participants bariatric practice to improve outcomes.

8:00am Introduction
8:05am Who gets primary bypass today?
Corrigan L Mcbride, MD
8:20am Start w primary Sadi-S
Mitchell S Roslin, MD
8:35am Benefit of BP limb longer than Roux
Julio Teixeira, MD
8:50am Extra long limb roux: benefits outweigh risks
Ricardo Cohen, PhD MD
9:05am Super long bp limb: better metabolic control.
Mitchell S Roslin, MD
9:20am Panel Discussion
9:30am Break
10:00am Best technique for closure of mesentery
Kelvin Higa, MD FASMBS
10:10am Anti obstruction, crotch stitches and best suture for closure of defects
Almino Ramos, MD IFASMBS
10:20am Never close defects
Samuel Szomstein, MD FASMBS
10:30am Closing the loop defect
Michel Gagner, MD
10:40am Don’t close the loop defect
Mousa Khoursheed, MD FACS FRCS
10:50am Double staple tips and tricks
Sajani Shah, MD
11:00am Sew the enterotomy tips and tricks Rachel
Rachel Moore, MD FACS FASMBS
11:10am Double Loop to Standard RGB
Alan Saber, MD
11:20am SADI with hand sewn anastomosis
Amador Garcia Ruiz, MD PhD
11:30am SADI with linear staple anastmosis
11:40am SADI with EEA staple anastomosis
Daniel R Cottam, MD
11:50am Panel Discussion
12:00pm Lunch
1:30pm Persistent abd pain workup? (ulcers, adhesions, biliary dyskinesia)
Sayeed Ikramuddin, MD MHA
1:50pm Can iron deficiency anemia be avoided in malabsorptive procedures?
Marina Kurian, MD FASMBS
2:05pm Frequent diarrhea and persistent nausea treatment protocols
David Provost, MD FASMBS
2:20pm Persistent abd pain- options
Bipan Chand, MD FASMBS
2:35pm Nutritional recommendation for malabsorptive surgery
Laura Frank, PhD MPH RD CD
2:50pm Panel Discussion
3:00pm Break
3:30pm Loop bypass video
Kamthorn Yolsuriyanwong, MD
3:40pm Revision of mini rgb for reflux
Mohit Bhandari, MD
3:50pm Reversal of gastric bypass
Paul Kemmeter, MD
4:00pm Revision of GBP for weight regain
Matthew Kroh, MD FASMBS
4:10pm Revision of SADI for malabsorption
Marina Kurian, MD FASMBS
4:20pm Difficult anastomoses in ds: streamlining the operation
Vivek N Prachand, MD
4:35pm Endolumenal bypass: Is it close to primetime?
Pablo E Omelanczuk, MD
4:50pm Coding and Reimbursement for SADI-S, loop DS and OAGB
Helmuth Billy, MD
5:10pm Panel Discussion
5:30pm Adjourn