Symposium III: ASMBS/IFSO Bariatric Surgery Around the World

Thursday, November 14, 2013 | EST

Location: A302

Co-Moderators: Natan Zundel, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Antonio Torres, MD, PhD, FACS; Pradeep Chowbey, MBBS, FACS


Time Topic Faculty
8:00am I Prefer LSG for Diabetic Patients
Raul Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS
8:10am LRYGB is the Best Option for Diabetic Patients
Ricardo Cohen, MD, FACS
8:20am Leaks after LSG or after LRYGB: Same Approach
Samer Mattar, MD, FACS, FASMBS
8:30am Leaks Management After LSG: Not the Same Treatment as Those Following the LRYGB
Natan Zundel, MD, FACS, FASMBS
8:40am LAGB Still a Valid Bariatric Option
Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, FASMBS
8:50am LAGB is Not an Option Anymore
Moises Jacobs, MD, FACS
9:00am LSG Will Replace Most Other Bariatric Procedures
Michel Gagner, MD, FACS, FASMBS
9:10am LSG is only a Temporary Fad
Alan Wittgrove, MD, FACS, FASMBS
9:20am Intragastric Balloon is Really Useful for Obese Patients
Luigi Angrisani, MD
9:30am Intragastric Balloon is Not Useful for Obese Patients
Juan Pablo Pantoja, MD, FACS
9:40am Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass is Still the Best Operation
Kelvin Higa, MD, FACS, FASMBS
9:50am Survey Results: Before and After
10:00am Adjourn