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1.5 CME 1.5 CEU

Course Directors

Luigi Angrisani, MD; Mathias A. Fobi, MD; Natan Zundel, MD

Session Agenda

Debate #1 - Two Stage Approach to Bariatric Surgery
3:45pm
The Best Two Stage Operation is the Adjustable Band Followed by a Bypass of a BPD
Michel Suter, MD
3:55pm
The Best Two Stage Appraoch is the Sleeve Followed by the Gastric Bypass or the BPD
Makam Ramesh, MD
4:05pm
Question & Answer
Debate #2 - Banding the Sleeve and Gastric Bypass Operation to Enhance Outcome
4:15pm
The Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy Should be Banded Routinely
William Awad, MD
4:25pm
Banding the Sleeve and Gastric Bypass Operations has no Merits
Karl Miller, MD
4:35pm
Question & Answer
Debate #3 - Diabetic Surgery
4:45pm
Patients with Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Should be Offered Only a Gastric Bypass or BPD Operation
John D. Marchesini, MD
4:55pm
Any of the Bariatric Operations can be used in Morbidly Obese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
John B. Dixon, MD, PhD
5:05pm
Question & Answer