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Clinical Immersion Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

DESCRIPTION

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

AUDIENCE

This 2-day program is designed for surgeons currently performing bariatric & metabolic procedures 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 the optimal management strategy for each patient
  • Learn to manage difficult scenarios and understand how to address potential complications

LOCATION

Aker Hospital Oslo.

Oslo, Norway.

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 Oslo 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
  • Revisional surgery

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