“Meet-the-Expert” Roundtable Luncheon: Choosing the Right Bariatric Operation

Monday, November 11, 2013 | EST

Location: Omni Hotel, Sycamore

Director: Ninh Nguyen, MD

Panelists: Daniel M Herron, MD and Marc Bessler, MD

CME Credits Available: 1.0

Course Objectives:

  • Is sleeve gastrectomy indicated for all patients?
  • Is there still a role for adjustable gastric band or malabsorptive procedures?
  • Is it better to do gastric bypass for BMI <50kg/m2 and DS for BMI above 50kg/m2?
  • The increasing role of staged procedures, does it represent the future?
  • Should modern bariatric centers of excellence be able to offer all bariatric procedures?