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Revisional Bariatric Surgery – Clinical Immersion

DESCRIPTION

The aim of this course is to provide insight on revisional surgery after weight regain, as well as on complication management. Surgeons will observe a high number of live surgeries with various techniques (Revisional Surgery after Failed Gastric Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass) with ongoing interactive discussions. 

Participants of this program will have the opportunity to:

  • Discuss different bariatric procedures during live cases with expert faculty
  • Obtain a clear overview of instrumentation used
  • Share best practice techniques on operating room organization
  • Discuss patient cases with expert faculty and learn how to better manage complications
  • Participate at a Barialink virtual classroom session

AUDIENCE

This two-day 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:

  • Gained insights on the safe approach of various complex revisional bariatric & metabolic procedures
  • Participate in interactive case discussions, where live case observations will emphasize the safe and effective use of laparoscopic staplers, ultrasonic, and advanced bi-polar energy devices
  • Learn to manage difficult scenarios and learn to address potential complications
  • Subscribe for future Barialink virtual classrooms and consult the Barialink case library for continuous learning

LOCATION

AZ Sint Jan Bruges.

Bruges, Belgium.

FORMAT

Arrival on Day 0 in the afternoon.

Evening: Scientific discussion and dinner with Faculty.

Day 1: Live cases, lectures and discussion.

Day 2: Live cases, lectures and discussion.

Flight departing earliest at 7 PM from Brussels airport.

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

Day 1:

Live cases (depending on patient mix):

  • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • Revisional Surgery Procedures

In between OR sessions, lectures on patient selection, surgical techniques, patient follow-up and complication management.

Day 2:

Live cases (depending on patient mix):

  • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • Revisional Surgery Procedures

In between OR sessions, there will be lectures on patient selection, surgical techniques, patient follow-up and complication management. 

Optional: On Day 2, joining Barialink virtual classroom (depending on dates).