Course Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Attendees will understand the Endoscopic “Normal Anatomy” of Bariatric procedures.
  • Attendees will understand how to use endoscopy to manage bariatric complications.
  • Attendees will understand the various endoscopic devices, and procedures approved by the FDA.
  • Attendees will understand the basic guidelines for coding and getting reimbursed for bariatric procedures from insurance.

8:00am Welcome and Introduction
8:10am Preoperative Endoscopy in the Bariatric Surgery Patient: What do I need to look for?
8:30am Endoscopy Management of Sleeve Complications
9:00am Endoscopy Management of Roux en Y Gastric bypass complications
9:30am Break
10:20am Update on the Use of Intra-gastric balloons in the US
10:40am Update on Endoluminal Primary Obesity Procedures
TBA Update on Endoluminal Revisional Procedure for Weight Recidivism
11:40am Reimbursement Update for new Procedures
12:00pm Adjourn