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2018 April 18-20 Sleeve/Gastric Bypass Course

 

Duke Center for Surgical Education and Innovation
210 Research Drive
Durham, NC 27710
 

Overview

This two and a half day course will focus on surgical techniques for surgeons who wish to increase their knowledge of laparoscopic roux-n-y gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy as a primary procedure.  This program includes dinner and round table discussions highlighting procedural steps and technical tips to perform sleeve gastrectomy combined with a full day of didactics, videos, and case observations.  The final day includes a hands-on lab for surgeons to perform both procedures with faculty assistance.  The hands-on lab will emphasize the safe and effective use of laparoscopic staplers, ultrasonic and advanced bi-polar energy devices.

Objectives

At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand current clinical best practices for laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and roux-n-y gastric bypass
  • Recognize patient indications for roux-n-y gastric bypass, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and gastric banding
  • Discuss preventing and management of postoperative complications after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and roux-n-y gastric bypass
  • Describe the surgical skills that are required to successfully perform laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and roux-n-y gastric bypass
  • Describe the  post-operative follow-up and nutrition required for treating sleeve gastrectomy, roux-n-y gastric bypass and gastric banding patients

Audience/Requirements for Participation

Currently performing 5 or more bariatric procedures per month
Experience performing Gastric Banding and Sleeve Gastrectomy
 

Faculty

Dana Portenier, MD
Duke University School of Medicine

Ranjan Sudan, MD
Duke University School of Medicine

Jin Yoo, MD 
Duke University School of Medicine

Keri Seymour, MD
Duke University School of Medicine

Agenda

The meeting will begin on Wednesday, April 18 at 6:00 pm at the University Club Tower.  The meeting will conclude on Friday, April 20 at 2:45 pm from Duke Campus - 210 Research Drive.

Commercial Support

Educational grant provided by Medtronic

In-Kind Equipment support: Medtronic,  Storz