Participants with basic endoscopic skills will be taught more advanced techniques specific to the treatment of bariatric complications, including stricture, leak, and bleeding.
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.
Participants will gain an understanding of the equipment and devices necessary to treat bariatric complications endoscopically, including set-up troubleshooting.
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
Stricture & Foreign Body Removal: Balloon dilation and needle knife stricturoplasty
Endosleeve gastroplasty/Ulcer/Perforation: Suturing (index & revisional/rescue)
Leak management: Tubular stents and Pigtail drains, endovac
Balloon I: Single Fluid Filled Balloon
RFA: Post bariatric procedure GERD
Balloon II: Gas Filled Balloon
Eroded Band Removal