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New Horizons for Anti-Reflux and Bariatric Surgery - Surgical Endoscopy

2017, May 11 - 12


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A 10% discount on course fees will be offered by IRCAD to all EAES members:
If you ARE an EAES member, please download the registration form and return it by email to training@ircad.fr with copy of your EAES membership card.
If you ARE NOT an EAES member, please register on eaes.eu.


COURSE OBJECTIVES

To provide the knowledge required to make progress in the field of anti-reflux and bariatric surgical endoscopy
To describe the technical steps which are used for advanced anti-reflux and bariatric surgical endoscopic procedures
To describe results and potential complications, and how to prevent them
To practice on ex vivo and live tissue in order to give participants the technical capacity to improve their expertise

COURSE DIRECTOR

Jacques Marescaux (F)


FACULTY

A. Botha (UK), G. Costamagna (I), B. Dallemagne (B), G. Donatelli (I), B. Dunkin (USA), M. Galvao Neto (Br), G. Lopez-Nava (Sp), J. Marks (USA), S. Perretta (I), K. Reavis (USA), G. Spaun (Aus), L. Swanstrom (USA), M. Vix (F)


COURSE PROGRAM

THURSDAY MAY 11

8.15 am Registration and welcoming of participants

8.30 amFor Option A and Option B

THEORETICAL SESSION
Endoscopic bariatric surgeries   
   
> Endoscopy and bariatrics, an overview        
> Endogastric balloons: indication and techniques        
> Endoluminal gastric sleeve: indication and techniques        
> Emerging endoscopic weight loss therapies        
> Endoscopic bariatrics, clinical results to date      

Endoscopic complication management of bariatric surgery
> Complications during and following bariatric surgery: cause, prevention and incidence 
> Endoscopic treatment of band complications      
> Treating the dysfunctional sleeve      
> Endoscopic salvage following Roux-en-Y bypass     
> Endoscopic reoperations following bariatric surgery        
> Treatment of leaks and fistulas following bariatric surgery      

11.30 amFor Option A and Option B

LIVE & PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
• Endoscopic sleeve
• Balloon
• Bypass revision    

Concluding lecture

12.45 pmLunch at the Institute

1.45 pmOption B only (option A: afternoon free)

HANDS-ON TRAINING ON EX VIVO MODELS

6.00 pmEnd of session

8.00 pmDinner in honor of participants

FRIDAY MAY 12

Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 amFor Option A and Option B

THEORETICAL SESSION
Endoscopy and anti-reflux surgery and other swallowing disorders
> The tragic history of endoscopic GERD treatments    
> Radiofrequency treatment of the LES: indications technique and results    
> The Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication procedure: indications, results and technique
> Ultrasound directed stapled endoplication
> Endoluminal pledgeted suture reinforcement of LES   
> Magnetic collar sphincter augmentation – the link between Endoscopic and laparoscopic therapies 
   
Endoscopic therapies for swallowing disorders
> Necessary tools for assessing swallowing dysfunction
> Per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for achalasia – where does it stand?           
> Treating GERD post-POEM – what are the options?          
> Dilation and/or stenting for achalasia – how does it compare?     
> Treating GERD post-bariatric surgery - options and results      
> Dysphagia post-fundoplication – why when and how?      
> Advanced endoscopic platforms – how will they change endoscopic surgery? 
 
Concluding lecture – “Taking it home: how surgeons can establish an endoscopic practice”  
   
12.30 pmLunch at the Institute

1.30 pmOption B only (option A: afternoon free)

HANDS-ON TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (mini-pigs)

5.30 pmEnd of the course
Delivery of certificates of attendance

Program may be subject to modifications