Learning Objectives:

1) learn tips and tricks for optimal technical construction of bariatric operation
2) expert opinion on the approach of critical problems and technical complications after bariatric surgery
3) technical pearls on management of mishaps during bariatric surgery


3:45pm Welcome and Introduction
Rami Lutfi, MD FACS
3:50pm USA
Marina Kurian, MD
3:54pm USA
Philip Schauer, MD
3:58pm Discussion and VOTING
4:00pm South America
Camilo Boza, MD
4:04pm South America
Ricardo Cohen, MD
4:08pm Discussion and VOTING
4:10pm Europe
Ahmed R Ahmed, PhD FRCS
4:14pm Europe
Antonio Torres, MD PhD FACS
4:18pm Discussion and VOTING
4:20pm Middle East
Patrick Noel, MD
4:24pm Middle East
Salman Al Sabah, MD
4:28pm Discussion and VOTING
4:30pm Asia Pacific
Muffazal Lakdawala, MS
4:34pm Asia Pacific
Ken Loi, MD
4:38pm Discussion and VOTING
4:40pm RESET / DOWNTIME
4:45pm USA Winner - Complications
4:47pm Discussion
4:48pm South American Winner - Complications
4:50pm Discussion
4:51pm European Winner - Complications
4:53pm Discussion
4:54pm Middle Eastern Winner - Complications
4:56pm Discussion
4:57pm Asian Winner - Complications
4:59pm Discussion
5:00pm FINAL VOTE
5:02pm Winner Announced and Wrap up
Rami Lutfi, MD FACS; Richard Peterson, MD MPH FACS FASMBS