This Session is designed to highlight the technical nuances, decision making, and strategies to reduce complications in performing primary and complex revisional Bariatric procedures. The course will include discussions and interactive sessions to help navigate revisional Surgery and controversies in Metabolic Surgery.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe Technical pitfalls in Primary and revisional Bariatric Surgery.
  2. Describe Bailout strategies in difficult situations.
  3. Describe complications in Primary and Revisional Bariatric Surgery.

1:30pm Introduction
Rana Pullatt, MD
1:35pm Disaster 1
Scott Steinberg, MD
1:40pm Disaster 2
1:45pm Discussion and Q&A
1:50pm Debate 1 - Endoscopic Revision of Gastric Bypass and Endoscopic Sleeve gastrectomy is a Hammer looking for a nail
Ann Rogers, MD; Barham Abu Dayyeh, MD
2:05pm Disaster 3
Carlos Galvani, MD
2:15pm Discussion and Q&A
2:25pm Debate 2- The popularity of the Sleeve will fade away like the band- For the Sleeve
Emma Patterson, MD FRCSC FACS; Benjamin Clapp, MD
2:40pm Disaster 4
Rana Pullatt, MD
2:50pm Discussion and Q&A
3:00pm Break
3:30pm Debate 3 - Limb lengthening is the ideal surgical solution for weight regain in Gastric Bypass patients
Abdelrahman Nimeri, MD; Mitch Roslin, MD FACS FASMBS
3:45pm Disaster 5
Saddiqa Bahaziq, MD
3:52pm Discussion and Q&A
4:00pm Debate 4- Robotics is the ideal platform for performing the Duodenal Switch
Rana Pullatt, MD; Vivek Prachand, MD
4:15pm Disaster 6
Andre Teixeira, MD
4:22pm Discussion and Q&A
4:30pm Debate 5- Is the Pylorus overrated? OAGB vs SADI
Mohit Bhandari, MD; Omar Ghanem, MD
4:45pm Disaster 7
4:52pm Discussion and Q&A
5:00pm Adjourn