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Friday 04/21
08:15 till 18:00

- 08:15: Welcome address
Jerôme DARGENT (France)

Session 1
Moderators:
Jan GREVE, Marie-Cécile BLANCHET

• 08:30 - 08:50 Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass Vs Omega-loop bypass Vs Sleeve gastrectomy after gastric band failure: a multicenter comparative study (more than 1000 cases): Juan PUJOL RAFOLS (Spain)
• 08:50 - 09:10 Follow-up in bariatric techniques with telemedicine (MethodCo): Vianna COSTIL (France)
• 09:10 - 09:30 Anything new in fast-track bariatrics? Paolo MILLO (Italy)
• 09:30 - 09:50 Overview of current balloons (pros and cons, trials, etc.): Gontrand LOPEZ-NAVA (Spain)
• 09:50 - 10:10 Overview of current FDA trials in bariatric endoscopy: Shelby SULLIVAN (USA)
• 10:10 - 10:30 Is endoscopy really necessary for the placement of a balloon? Elisabeth MATHUS-VLIEGEN (The Netherlands)

• 10:30 - 11:00 PAUSE

Session 2
Moderators: Karin DOLEZAVOLA, Jean-Marc CATHELINE

• 11:00 - 11:20 The original Australian balloon, "Swallow it and forget it" : Tony KIERATH (Australia)
• 11:20 - 11:40 Comparative study between Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass, 280 pts, 3 years FU: Jean-Marc CATHELINE (France)
• 11:40 - 12:00 A new network for surgeons around the world, HTC (High Tech Surgery Club), purpose and application for bariatric surgery: Konrad KARCZ (Germany)
• 12:00 - 12:20 Consensus treatment for sleeve gastrectomy leaks/ Pigtail drainage, when and how long: Gianfranco DONATELLI (France), and Julien BRANCHE (France)

• 12:20 - 13:20 LUNCH

Session 3
Moderators: Roman TURRO-ARAU, Elisabeth MATHUS-VLIEGEN

• 13:20 - 13:40 Antimicrobial-coated sutures, new updates and WHO guide-lines: Karl MILLER (Austria)
• 13:40 - 14:00 Immediate post-operative follow-up with IoT/ phone application: Vincent FRERING and Marie-Cécile BLANCHET (France)
• 14:00 - 14:20 Bariatric Follow-up with IoT, implementation of the NewLife Project: Vincent MALHERBE (Belgium)
• 14:20 - 14:40 Rescuing the Endo-Barrier, the leading metabolic endoscopic procedure : Jan GREVE (The Netherlands)
• 14:40 - 14:55 VERJU-Erchonia laser, an innovative and easy low intensity laser for post-operative aesthetic cares in bariatrics: Ivija RAJKOVIC (Croatia)
• 14:55 - 15:15 Gastric Endoscopic Plication as a routine, The New York experience: Reem SHARAIHA (USA)

15:15 - 15:45 PAUSE

 

 

Session 4
Moderators: Gontrand LOPEZ-NAVA, Reem SHARAIHA

• 15:45 - 16:05 Gastric endoscopic plication as a re-do technique, current results: Christine STIER (Germany)
• 16:05 - 16:20 Endo-Aspire as a basic procedure : Shelby SULLIVAN (USA)
• 16:20 - 16:40 Single Port revival! Standardized approach for RYGBP (initial 100 patients): Elie CHOUILLARD (France)
• 16:40 - 17:00 A new device for endo-plication tested in Belgium, the Endomina: Vincent HUBERTY (Belgium)
• 17:00 - 17:20 New approaches to Laparoscopic Greater Curve Plication, hopes and expectations: Martin FRIED (Czech Republic)
• 17:20 - 17:40 Anchors Vs Sutures in endolumenal plication: what evidence do we have? Karl MILLER (Austria)
• 17:40 - 18:00 Gastric endoplication with POSE, a reliable and efficient tool for weight loss: Roman TURRO-ARAU (Spain)

Saturday 04/22
08:30 till 18:00

Session 5
Moderators: Shelby SULLIVAN, Elie CHOUILLARD

• 8:30 - 8:45 BARONOVA, the transpyloric shuttle: Shelby SULLIVAN (USA)
• 8:45 - 9:00 Latest results of OVERSTITCH as a primary obesity treatment. Could it replace lap-banding? A future impediment to bariatric surgery? Gontrand LOPEZ-NAVA (Spain)
• 9:00 - 9:20 Surgical outcomes of current bariatric interventions, a nationwide study: Antoine DUCLOS (France)
• 9:20 - 09:40 Daily-life activities or exercise? Keys for physical activity promotion in bariatric surgery patients: Chantal SIMON (France)
• 9:40 - 10:10 SADI procedure after sleeve gastrectomy failure (20 pts) Elie CHOUILLARD (France) / Pre or post-pyloric one anastomosis bypass, evidence based discussion: Karl MILLER (Austria)
• 10:10 - 10:25 Post-operative adhesions: can we prevent them with bioabsorbable material (collagen)? André DABROWSKI (France)
• 10:25 - 10:45 Endoscopic Gastro-jejunal anastomosis , where do we stand? Marc BARTHET (France)

• 10:45 - 11:15 PAUSE

Session 6
Moderators: Paolo MILLO, Martin FRIED

• 11:15 - 11:30 RefluxStop trial for GERD, commonly linked to obesity: Peter FORSELL (Sweden) and Milos BJELOVIC (Serbia)
• 11:30 - 11:45 Laparoscopic gastric banding: Game over? Jerome DARGENT (France)
• 11:45 - 12:00 Omega Gastric Bypass, biliary reflux, and denutrition: myths and reality: Jean-Marc CHEVALLIER (France)
• 12:00 - 12:15 Sleeve Gastrectomy : is gastro-esophageal reflux a real killer or a fake one? Patrick NOEL (Abu-Dhabi)
• 12:15 - 12:30 Can Laparoscopic Greater Curve Plication be improved? Strategies for re-do: Karin DOLEZAVOLA (Czech Republic)

12:30 - 13:30 LUNCH

Session 7
Moderators: Ram CHUTTANI, Karl MILLER

• 13:30 - 13:50 Teaching endoscopy to surgeons: a challenge or an easy way to go? Silvana PERETTA (Italy)
• 13:50 - 14:10 Position of endoscopy regarding training: Marc BARTHET (France), Shelby SULLIVAN (USA), Vincent HUBERTY (Belgium)
• 14:10 - 14:20 A modern and key-issue in bariatric techniques, cooperation between surgeons and endoscopists: Too close/too far from each other? Elisabeth MATHUS-VLIEGEN (The Netherlands)
• 14:20 - 14:40 Non invasive neuromodulation as an obesity treatment: Radwan KASSIR (France)
• 14:40 - 15:00 The Elipse Procedureless Gastric Balloon: Global Experience in the First 1000 Patients: Ram CHUTTANI (USA)

15:00 - 15:20 PAUSE

Session 8
Moderators : Juan PUJOL RAFOLS (Spain), Christine STIER (Germany)

• 15:20 - 15:40 Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty Vs Laparoscopic Gastric Plication Vs Sleeve Gastrectomy: a comparative study: Amador GARCIA RUIZ (Spain)
• 15:40 - 16:00 Metabolic and hormonal effects of endoscopic bariatric procedures: Marek BUZGA (Czech Republic )
• 16:00 - 16:20 Novel technologies in bariatric surgery: Are they properly evaluated? Kamal Kumar MAHAWAR (United Kingdom)
• 16:20 - 17:00 Ongoing and upcoming trials in the Czech Republic: Evzen MACHYTKA (Czech Republic)
• 17:00 - 17:20 FRACTYL, the new metabolic endoscopic technique: Daryl WILSON (Switzerland)
• 17:20 - 17:40 GI Windows Magnets, preliminary data: Evzen MACHYTKA (Czech Republic)
• 17:40 - 18:00 Pre-operative massive weight-loss, the STIER method: Christine STIER (Germany)
• 18:00 - 18:20 Pouch and sleeve reduction for weight-loss, with or without banding, long-term results: Sébastien MURCIA (France)

 
   
 

 

 
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