Learning Objectives

  1. Participants with basic endoscopic skills will be taught more advanced techniques specific to the treatment of bariatric complications, including stricture, leak, and bleeding.
  2. Participants will learn several devices and techniques that can be used for primary endoluminal bariatric procedures, revisional bariatric procedures, and to treat complications from previous procedures, such GERD.
  3. Participants will gain an understanding of the equipment and devices necessary to treat bariatric complications endoscopically, including set-up troubleshooting.
  4. Participants will gain an understanding of risks, benefits, expected outcomes, patient selection, placement procedure, removal, pre and postoperative management and prevention/treatment of complications.

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 : Manoel Galvao Neto, MD IFASMBS
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 : Rachel Moore, MD FACS FASMBS
Eroded Band Removal
Faculty : John Rodriguez, MD