Preliminary Scientific Program


Saturday, September 12, 2020

Galaxy Room

Rome (EC) 02:00 PM – 03:30 PM

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rationale for metabolic surgery
(IFSO-WOF JOINT SESSION)

  • Welcome message
  • Obesity and Heart Disease
  • Obesity and Cancer
  • Obesity and Inflammation
  • Does healthy obesity really exist ?

DISCUSSION | Q&A

Rome (EC) 03:30 PM – 03:45 PM

COFFEE BREAK

Rome (EC) 03:45 PM – 05:15 PM

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Controversies of Metabolic Surgery

  • Asymptomatic Gallstones
  • Are you OK with placing balloons without an EGD ?
  • Endoscopic Metabolic Surgery, is it the Laparoscopic Surgery killer?
  • Endoscopic Metabolic Surgery will never replace Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Opiod-Free Surgery

DISCUSSION | Q&A

Sky Room

Rome (EC) 02:00 PM – 03:30 PM

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Sleeves and Gerds

  • Is GERD a contraindication for a Sleeve?
  • Does Sleeves increase the risk for Barrett’s?
  • N-Sleeve procedure. Is the problem solved?
  • Conversion of a Sleeve to …What?

DISCUSSION | Q&A

Rome (EC) 03:30 PM – 03:45 PM

COFFEE BREAK

Rome (EC) 03:45 PM – 05:15 PM

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Intervention for Poor Weight Loss or Weight Regain

  • An adjuvant to Surgery or for Rescue
  • Simple recipe for postop weight regain
  • Contraindications to weight loss medications
  • Surgical interventions

DISCUSSION | Q&A