PLEASE NOTE: This is a full day registration and includes the didactic course Revisions and Conversions of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly from 1:30pm – 5:30pm for a total of 7.75 credits (Didactic Course Location: Concourse 151 at the LACC).
Overview and Target Audience
This morning live surgery session is dedicated to live surgical procedures from operators around the world. During each hour, a different panel will be called, to discuss and interact with the audience. This session will focus on various revisions procedures. This session is designed for residents in general surgery, fellows in minimally invasive, GI or bariatric surgery, general surgeons, GI surgeons, bariatric surgeons, surgical assistants and operating room nurses.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Recognize and summarize common complications, such as weight regain, after bariatric common procedures.
- Evaluate candidates for revisions and conversions of gastric adjustable banding and sleeve gastrectomy, to other procedures.
- Detect adverse events in bariatric surgery by identifying proper technical steps of each procedure.