Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will be familiar with basic endoscopic techniques for endoscopic management of bleeding, strictures, and leaks.
  2. Participants will be introduced to advanced endoscopic techniques for management of the eroded gastric band, endosleeve complications, and endovac therapy.
  3. Participants will learn techniques for insertion and removal of intragastric balloons.

Hemostasis: Injection, coagulation, through scope clips, over the scope clips
Faculty : Dean Mikami, MD
Stricture & Foreign Body Removal: Balloon dilation and needle knife stricturoplasty
Faculty : Nabil Tariq, MD
Endosleeve gastroplasty/Ulcer/Perforation: Suturing (index & revisional/rescue)
Faculty : Eduardo Grecco, Sr., MD
Leak management: Tubular stents and Pigtail drains, endovac
Faculty : Steven Leeds, MD
Balloon I: Single Fluid Filled Balloon
Faculty : Sabrena F Noria, MD PhD FRCSC FACS FASMBS
RFA: Post bariatric procedure GERD
Faculty : Mujjahid Abbas, MD FACS
Balloon II: Gas Filled Balloon
Faculty : Michael Seger, MD
Eroded Band Removal
Faculty : John Rodriguez, MD