ENDOSCOPIC TECHNIQUES IN BARIATRIC SURGERY

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

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THURSDAY, APRIL 20 AND FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2017

OVERVIEW
This course is designed to be an overview of the use of endoscopy in all aspects of bariatric surgery.Endoscopy has been an essential component of bariatrics at this institution, and through this course, attendees will learn that endoscopy is essential to a successful bariatric practice. Attendees will learn basic endoscopic techniques, how endoscopy can be applied in the care of the bariatric patient, and where endoscopy can be used both diagnostically and therapeutically. The course is open to surgeons and gastroenterologists.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Attendees will be able to recognize anatomy endoscopically after bariatric surgery.
  • Attendees will become adept at therapeutic endoscopic techniques for complications after bariatric surgery.
  • Attendees will learn endoscopic procedures used for weight loss.
  • Attendees will become adept with the endoscopic instruments and techniques available for optimal care of the bariatric patient.

REGISTRATION
Preregistration is required.

Register online at http://tinyurl.com/uhcwrubariatric.
Early Registration $550 (ends March 24, 2017)
Standard Registration $650 (after March 24, 2017)

Questions?
Contact Rita Rys at Rita.Rys@UHhospitals.org.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

OVERVIEW
This course is designed to be an overview of the use of endoscopy in all aspects of bariatric surgery. Endoscopy has been an essential component of bariatrics at this institution, and through this course, attendees will learn that endoscopy is essential to a successful bariatric practice. Attendees will learn basic endoscopic techniques, how endoscopy can be applied in the care of the bariatric patient, and where endoscopy can be used both diagnostically and therapeutically. The course is open to surgeons and gastroenterologists.

POLICY DISCLOSURE
The policy of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine CME Program requires that the Activity Director, planning committee members and all activity faculty (that is, anyone in a position to control the content of the education activity) disclose to the activity participants all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. Disclosure will be made to activity participants prior to the commencement of the activity. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine CME Program also requires that faculty make clinical recommendations based on the best available scientific evidence and that faculty identify any discussion of “off-label” or investigational use of pharmaceutical products or medical devices.

PROGRAM AGENDA

DAY 1: THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2017
Case Western Reserve University
Iris B. and Bert L. Wolstein Research Building
2103 Cornell Road, Room 1403, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

7:30 a.m. Breakfast

8 a.m. Introduction

Basic Endoscopy

8:10 a.m.
Why should bariatric surgeons know endoscopy, basic techniques and FES?
Leena Khaitan, MD

8:45 a.m.
Preoperative endoscopic evaluation: Yes or no?
Mujjahid Abbas, MD

9:15 a.m.
Intraoperative endoscopy, leak test and other benefits
Stacy Brethauer, MD

9:45 a.m.
Why is endoscopy important in bariatrics and how has endoscopy
impacted my practice?
Scott Shikora, MD

10 a.m.
Panel discussion: Preoperative and intraoperative endoscopy
All faculty

10:15 a.m. Break

Use of Endoscopy After Bariatric Surgery

10:30 a.m.
Recognizing anatomy: Endoscopic findings after bariatric surgery
Stacy Brethauer, MD

10:45 a.m.
Endoscopic management of complications after bariatric surgery:
Fistulas, stricture, bleeding, FB removal, band erosion
Mujjahid Abbas, MD

11:15 a.m.
Case presentations and panel discussion
All faculty

12:15 p.m. Lunch

Reflux After Bariatric Surgery

1 p.m.
Overview of the problem
Mujjahid Abbas, MD

1:20 p.m.
Evaluation of reflux after bariatric surgery: Endoscopy, manometry, pH, esophagram
Leena Khaitan, MD

1:40 p.m.
Management of reflux after bariatric surgery: Stretta, Muse, LINX, Endostim, Conversion
Stacy Brethauer, MD

2 p.m. Break

Endoscopic Weight Management Techniques

2:15 p.m.
Implantable endoscopic weight loss techniques: Orbera, Reshape, Duodenal shuttle
Speaker TBD

2:45 p.m.
Malabsorption weight management/diabetes management techniques
Scott Shikora, MD

3:15 p.m.
Suturing techniques for weight loss
Stacy Brethauer, MD

3:40 p.m.
Case-based panel discussion
All faculty

5 p.m. Adjourn

DAY 2: FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2017
Case Western Reserve University
Biomedical Research Building
2109 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

HANDS-ON LAB (NON-CME)

8 a.m.
Hands-on lab: Multiple endoscopy stations

1 p.m. Adjourn

FACULTY

COURSE DIRECTOR:
Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH, FACS
Director, Nutritional Health and
Bariatric Surgery Center
Director, Esophageal and Swallowing Center
University Hospitals Digestive Health Institute
Associate Professor of Surgery
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Mujjahid Abbas, MD
Bariatric Surgeon
University Hospitals Digestive Health Institute
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Stacy A. Brethauer, MD
Program Director, Bariatric Surgery Fellowship
Medical Director, Supply Chain Management
Cleveland Clinic
Associate Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
President-Elect, American Society for
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Scott A. Shikora, MD, FACS
Director, Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School