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Clinical Immersion RYGB & SG

DESCRIPTION

During this course, the topics of indication, perioperative management and various surgical techniques will be covered in lectures, as well as observation of live surgery with various techniques (Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy and Revisional Procedures).

Participants of this program will have the opportunity to:

  • Discuss the indications/contraindications
  • Discuss different bariatric procedures during live cases with expert faculty
  • Obtain a clear overview of instrumentation used 
  • Learn how to better manage complications:
    • Managing early complications: leaks, bleeding, obstruction
    • Managing late complications: fistulas, hiatal hernia/reflux

AUDIENCE

This 2-day program is designed for surgeons currently performing bariatric & metabolic procedures and who would like to increase their knowledge on advanced laparoscopic bariatric (RYGB & Revisional surgery) procedures. 

OBJECTIVES

By attending this course, participants will:

  • Gain insights on the safe approach of various bariatric & metabolic procedures
  • Learn safe and effective use of laparoscopic staplers, ultrasonic, and advanced bi-polar energy devices using video and case observations
  • Acquire current knowledge and learn the optimal management strategy for each patient
  • Learn to manage difficult scenarios and understand how to address potential complications

LOCATION

Heilig Hart hospital Roeselare. 

Roeselare, Belgium. 

FORMAT

Arrival on Day 1 in afternoon: Scientific discussion and dinner with Faculty.

Days 2 & 3:  Lectures, live cases and discussions.

Flight departing earliest at 6 PM from Brussels airport.

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

Day 1:

Evening: Scientific discussion and dinner with Faculty.

Days 2 & 3:

Live cases (depending on patient mix):

  • Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy
  • Revisional surgery

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