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Clinical Immersion OAGB

DESCRIPTION

The aim of this course is to provide insights in the safe approach of one-anastomosis gastric bypass (OAGB) procedures, as well as to provide better understanding of the multi-disciplinary decision process involved. Surgeons will observe 4-6 live cases and will have opportunities to participate in interactive discussions during the procedures. 

Participants of this program will have the opportunity to:

  • Discuss different bariatric procedures during live cases with expert faculty
  • Get a clear overview of scientific evidence on OAGB
  • Share best practice techniques on multi-disciplinary decision process
  • Get insights on nutrition protocol and post-surgery management
  • Discuss patient cases with expert faculty and learn how to better manage complications

AUDIENCE

This program is designed for advanced surgeons who are currently performing bariatric & metabolic procedures and have a good understanding of laparoscopic bariatric (RYGB & sleeve gastrectomy) procedures. 

OBJECTIVES

By attending this course, participants will:

  • Gain insights on the safe approach of OAGB procedures
  • Learn safe and effective use of laparoscopic staplers, ultrasonic, and advanced bi-polar energy devices using case observations
  • Understand the current knowledge and the optimal management strategy for each patient
  • Manage difficult situations and understand how to address potential complications

LOCATION

Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland.

Sunderland, UK.

FORMAT

Arrival on Day 1: 

Scientific discussion and dinner with Faculty.

Day 2:

 Lectures, live case and discussions. 

Flight departing in the evening.

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

Day 1:

Evening: Scientific discussion and dinner with Faculty.

Days 2 :

  • Introduction to the Sunderland bariatric team
  • Overview of OAGB – anatomy and procedural steps
  • OAGB live cases and interactive discussions
  • OAGB case selection, pre-op and post-op pathways
  • Tips & tricks
  • Q&A session

Optional: Extra day with more observational surgical cases.