Bariatric Endoscopy: Accelerate Your Practice

Dates: June 21 - 22, 2019

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If you’re an endoscopist who has begun offering endoscopic bariatric therapies as part of an obesity treatment program, or you are considering adding endoscopic bariatric therapies to your existing practice, this course is ideal for you. Get up to speed on everything you need to know AND gain hands-on experience from experts in the field.

ABE Members: Contact ASGE Customer Care at (630) 573-0600 for special ABE discounted pricing.

For more information on the Association for Bariatric Endoscopy (ABE), go to bariendo.org or contact ASGE Customer Care at (630) 573-0600.

THREE WAYS TO PARTICIPATE:

  1. In-Person with didactic and hands-on. Click here to register
  2. Live Stream, didactic only. Click here to register
  3. On-Demand - Click here to purchase recorded event
    Note: On-Demand course will be available approximately 2 weeks after the live event.

EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNTS END MAY 17 - REGISTER SOON!

Overview

As bariatric endoscopy becomes main stream and the number of FDA-approved devices and procedures continues to grow, the time has come to incorporate weight management and endoscopic bariatric therapy into your practice.  This course will bring you up to date in the world of bariatric endoscopy, discuss practice integration and development, and provide hands-on experience from experts in the field..  If you are looking to establish and operate an endoscopic weight management practice or simply want to add these capabilities to your existing practice, this is an ideal course for you.  Get up-to-speed on everything you need to know AND gain hands-on experience from experts in the field.

WHY YOU SHOULD PARTICIPATE

This course features experts in the area of endoluminal endoscopic weight loss procedures who will provide participants with the latest information on endoscopic bariatric therapies and how to incorporate them into your practice.

Didactic presentations will include:

  • A comprehensive review of clinically available primary endoluminal endoscopic weight loss procedures
  • An update on the primary weight loss procedures anticipated to become available in the US
  • Revisional interventions for added weight loss after surgery
  • Management of bariatric surgical adverse outcomes

Hands-on demonstrations will include:

  • Gastric balloon placement and retrieval
  • Endoscopic sleeve gastroplastry and transoral gastric outlet reduction
  • Aspiration therapy placement and management
  • Septotomy and pneumatic dilation
  • Perforation and fistula closure

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize appropriate indications and therapeutic options for the endoscopic management of obesity and adverse events of bariatric surgery
  • Compare and contrast the current outcomes in endoluminal endoscopic weight loss therapy with each other as well as compared to pharmacotherapy and bariatric surgery
  • Demonstrate skills to perform endoluminal primary bariatric procedures and secondary or revisional procedures
  • Apply endoscopic techniques for the treatment of obesity and complications of bariatric surgery

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This course is intended for endoscopists who are integrating bariatric endoscopy into their practice or are affiliated with an established bariatric program.


Course Directors and Faculty
Course Directors

Nitin KumarNitin Kumar, MD
Hospital Sisters Health System

Effingham, IL

 









Erik WilsonErik B.Wilson, MD
University of Texas Health

Houston, TX








Invited Faculty

Rachel Moore, MD, FACS, FASMBSRachel Moore, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Moore Metabolics & Tulane University
Metairie, LA





Manoel Galvao Neto, MDManoel Galvao Neto, MD
Gastro Obeso Center
Sao Paulo, Brazil






                                                 Pichamol Jirapinyo, MD
                                                 Bringham and Women's Hospital
                                                 Hardvard Medical School
                                                 Boston, MA


Allison Schulman, MDAllison Schulman, MD
Michigan Medicine
Ann Arbor, MI






Sohail Shaikh, MD, FASGESohail Shaikh, MD, FASGE

Center for Bariatric Endoscopy
Clifton, NJ








Vafa Shayani, MDVafa Shayani, MD
Bariatric Institute of Greater Chicago
Chicago, IL








                                                 
  Andrew Storm, MD        storm_new pic 
 
Mayo Clinic
  Rochester, MN







Shelby A. Sullivan, MD.Shelby A. Sullivan, MD

University of Colorado
Denver, CO








Christopher C. Thompson, MD, MHES, MSc, FASGEChristopher C. Thompson, MD, MHES, MSc, FASGE

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA





Natan Zundel, MD, FACS, FASMBSNatan Zundel, MD, FACS, FASMBS
FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, FL








Agenda

Friday, June 21

3:00 – 4:00 pm
 
   
Registration and Exhibits

Meet and Greet Reception

4:00 – 4:10 pm   Welcome and Course Overview
Niktin Kumar, MD
Erik B. Wilson, MD

4:10 – 4:30 pm    Panel Case Discussion: Primary Therapy
of Obesity – Matching Therapy to Patients

Shelby A. Sullivan, MD
Sohail Shaikh, MD
Rachel Moore, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Manoel Galvao Neto, MD
Vafa Shayani, MD

4:30 – 4:50 pm    Lifestyle Modification and Medical Therapy
for Obesity

Shelby A. Sullivan, MD

4:50 – 5:10 pm   Practice Development, Marketing,
and Reimbursement

Sohail Shaikh, MD

5:10 – 5:30 pm    Intragastric Balloons – Gas-filled and
Fluid-filled

Rachel Moore, MD, FACS, FASMBS

5:30 – 5:50 pm    Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty

Manoel Galvao Neto, MD

5:50 – 6:10 pm    Aspiration Therapy

Vafa Shayani MD
Christopher Chapman, MD

 

Saturday, June 22
Attendees will be split into two groups to cover all content below with
morning and afternoon sessions for both didactic and hands-on program.

7:00 – 8:00 am   

Continental Breakfast and Exhibits

 
8:00 – 8:30 am
  Panel Discussion: Endoscopic Management
of Complications of Bariatric Surgery

Barham Abu Dayyeh, MD, FASGE
Christopher C. Thompson, MD, MHES, MSc, FASGE
Rachel Moore, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Marvin K. Ryou, MD
Allison Schulman, MD

8:30 – 8:40 am     Transition into Groups

8:40 – 9:00 am     Endoscopic Management of Adverse Events
of Sleeve Gastrectomy

Allison Schulman, MD

9:00 – 9:20 am     Endoscopic Management of Adverse Events
of Gastric Bypass

Christopher C. Thompson, MD, MHES, MSc, FASGE

9:20 – 9:40 am    

Revision Surgery for Management
of Adverse Events Post-Bariatric Surgery

Natan Zundel, MD, FACS, FASMBS

9:40 – 10:00 am   Break and Exhibits

10:00 – 10:20 am    

Virtual Aftercare Programs for Patients
Undergoing Endoscopic Bariatric Procedures
Rachel Moore, MD, FACS, FASMBS

10:20 – 10:40 am    

Managing Intolerance of Intragastric Balloons
Barham Abu Dayyeh, MD, FASGE

10:40 – 11:00 am    

Managing Poor Responders to
Endoscopic Bariatric Therapies
Shelby A. Sullivan, MD

11:00 – 11:20 am     Small Bowel Technologies for
Weight Loss and Metabolic Disease

Christopher C. Thompson, MD, MHES, MSc, FASGE

11:20 – 11:40 am     Emerging Endoscopic Bariatric Therapies

Marvin K. Ryou, MD

11:40 am – Noon     Questions and Answers

Noon – 12:45 pm     Lunch and Exhibits

12:45 – 4:45 pm    

Hands-on Sessions

• Gastric balloon placement and retrieval
• Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty and
   transoral gastric outlet reduction
• Aspiration therapy placement and management
• Septotomy and pneumatic dilation
• Perforation and fistula closure

4:45 pm     Course Adjourns
     
     
     

Registration and Hotel Accommodations

Registration

TWO WAYS TO PARTICIPATE:
- In-person for the full didactic and hands-on experience; or,
- Live stream the didactic portion from your own device. ASGE will provide you with the log-in instructions prior to the course date.

All participants will receive access to the course recordings of the presentations after the course.

EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNTS END MAY 17 - REGISTER SOON!

In-Person
Registration Fees –

Didactic and Hands-on

On or Before

May 17

After

May 17

ABE Members

$1,675

$1,775

ASGE Physician Member

$1,775

$1,875

Physician Non-Member

$2,175

$2,275


Simulcast Registration Fees – Didactic Only

On or Before

May 17

After

May 17

ABE Members

$500

$600

ASGE Physician Member

$600

$700

Physician Non-Member

$700

$800



NOT AN ASGE MEMBER? Save even more when you join ASGE prior to registering for the course. Visit www.asge.org/join to join today!

Cancellation Policy

Request for refunds must be requested in writing, no later than two weeks prior to the course.  Refunds are subject to an administrative fee of $100.  Attendee substitutions are permitted with ASGE authorization.  ASGE has the right to cancel a program at any time at its discretion.


Hotel Accommodations

It is recommended that you make your hotel reservations as soon as possible. However, you may want to wait to make your airline reservations until you have received confirmation of registration from ASGE.

Chicago Marriott Suites
1500 Opus Place
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515

Tel: 630-852-1500

Toll Free: 1-800-228-9290

ASGE has arranged a room block for this course at $109.00 USD per night plus applicable tax. This discount is valid only if the reservation is made before May 30, 2019. Please contact the hotel directly to make hotel reservations.  Please mention the name of the ASGE course when making your reservation.

    
Continuing Medical EducatIon (CME)

Continuing Medical Education

The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

In-Person  (Didactic and Hands-on)

ASGE designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Simulcast  ( Didactic only)

ASGE designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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