Preliminary Scientific Program


Sunday, September 13, 2020

Galaxy Room

Rome (EC) 02:00 PM – 03:30 PM

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“Viral Issues” in Bariatric Surgery

  • Digital platforms in Bariatric Surgery: the new normal interaction
  • Why IFSO accepted OAGB as a Primary Procedure 
  • Why USA don’t accept OAGB as Primary Procedure
  • Metabolic Surgery for Encephalopathy
  • SCOPINARO LECTURE “COVID-19: what we have learnt”

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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The Physiologic Benefits of Weight Loss

  • Is medical weight loss enough weight loss?
  • Prophylactic Surgery: is there a role?
  • Metabolic Surgery and cancer
  • Metabolic Surgery and heart disease

DISCUSSION | Q&A

Sky Room

Rome (EC) 02:00 PM – 03:30 PM

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Integrated Health Session: Keeping on Track

  • Introduction and Welcome
  • Coaching patients to overcome barriers to exercise
  • Effective meal planning in challenging times
  • Triaging weight regain and how to manage it
  • The importance of sleep in Obesity
  • Acceptance and commitment therapy in behavioural Health
  • Caring for the care-giver

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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Minimizing Complications

  • Staple line reinforcement: does it matter?
  • Thromboprophylaxis 2020
  • SADI, SIPS, SASI: is the traditional DS obsolete?
  • Education of patients undergoing bariatric surgery

DISCUSSION | Q&A