This course is hosted by the Mexican College of Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Diseases (CMCOEM) and will be presented in Spanish.

Course Objectives:

  • Attendees will understand the various approaches and procedures that are trending outside of the United States.
  • Attendees will understand strengths, weaknesses, and complications of Medical Tourism.
  • Attendees will understand trends in Bariatric Surgery for Low BMIs and metabolic approaches.

Module 1 Miscellaneous – Moderators: Nelson Rodríguez / Juan Arellano
8:00am ETHNICITY/RACE INFLUENCE ON BARIATRIC AND METABOLIC SURGERY
Ricardo Funke, MD
8:20am BARIATRIC SURGERY AND MEDICAL TOURISM
Miguel Herrera, MD
8:40am SHOULD WE OPERATE ON WELL CONTROLLED DIABETIC PATIENTS WITH LOW BMIs?
Carlos Zerrweck, MD
9:00am INTRAOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS IN BARIATRIC SURGERY
Pablo Omelanczuk, MD
9:20am NON-SURGICAL/MEDICAL APPROACH AFTER FAILURE: NEW TRENDS
Carmen Calleja, MD
9:40am Question and Answer
10:00am Break
Module 2 Sleeve – Moderators: Pablo Omelanczuk / Miguel Herrera
10:30am LONG TERM RESULTS (> 5 YEARS): SLEEVE VS BYPASS
Felipe Cantu, MD
10:45am IS THE SLEEVE THE NEW “GOLD STANDARD”?
Natan Zundel, MD
11:00am THE SLEEVE AS METABOLIC SURGERY: TRUE OR FALSE
Liza Pompa, MD
11:15am GERD AFTER SLEEVE
Juan Arellano Ramos, MD
11:30am SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY WITHOUT MECHANICAL SUTURES
Salvador Navarrete, MD
11:45am Question and Answer
12:00pm Lunch
Module 3 Surgical Techniques and Revisions - Moderators: Nelson Rodríguez / Juan Antonio Lopez Corvalá
1:00pm RESTRICTIVE SURGERY AFTER GASTRIC BAND... WHY?
Ariel Ortiz, MD
1:20pm "MINI-BYPASS" TO RYGBP: DIFFERENT TECHNIQUES AND RESULTS
Jesus Nunez, MD
1:40pm "MINI-BYPASS" TO RYGBP: WHEN, WHY AND HOW?
Carlos Lopera, MD
2:00pm SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY WITH SYSTEMATIC HIATUS CLOSURE AND STOMACH FIXATION
Alvaro Valencia, MD
2:20pm SADI AS REVISIONAL SURGERY: LESSONS LEARNED AFTER 50 CASES
Jose Rodriguez, MD
2:40pm Question and Answer
3:00pm Break
Module 4 Innovative Therapies – Moderators: Carlos Zerrweck / Carlos Lopera
3:30pm PLICATION FAILURE AND THE GASTRIC VEST AS AN EMERGING PROCEDUR
Juan Antonio Lopez Corvala, MD
4:10pm RYGBP REVERSAL: INDICATIONS AND TECHNICAL ASPECTS
Raul Rosenthal, MD
4:30pm ENDOSCOPIC MANAGEMENT OF OBESITY
Santiago Horgan, MD
4:50pm ENDOSCOPIC GASTRIC BYPASS: THE VALENTX TRIAL
Roberto Rumbau, MD
5:10pm OVESCO CLIP AS TREATMENT FOR GASTRIC FISTULAS
Martin Rojano, MD
5:30pm Adjourn