4th Annual ABE Meeting

Dates: May 17, 2019 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Daylight Time)

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4th Annual Meeting Association for Bariatric Endoscopy (ABE)

Global Experiences in Endobariatric Therapies: Optimizing our Technique

Course Description:
Global Experiences in Endobariatric Therapies: Optimizing our Technique is a didactic course covering current and future endoscopic bariatric strategies to optimize the care of patients with obesity.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe current and incoming available intragastric devices and techniques
  • Review clinical experiences from around the globe of endoscopic metabolic therapies that target the small bowel
  • Discuss global experiences of endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty and share regional methods so as to improve the outcomes across the globe
Target Audience:
This course is intended for those interested in minimally invasive methods to treat obesity and its associated metabolic disease.




1:00–1:10 pm       Overview of Program and Meeting goals

Session 1:      State of the Union on Endobariatric Therapies

1:10-1:25 pm      Update on IGBs/Intragastric Devices    
1:25-1:40 pm      Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty and Primary Obesity Surgery Endoluminal

1:40-1:55 pm      Duodenojejunal Bypass Liner
and Duodenal Mucosal
1:55–2:10 pm      Moving from Endoscopic to Procedureless Endoluminal Small Bowel Therapies

2:10-2:30 pm      Panel Discussion
2:30–2:45 pm      Break: an opportune time to visit our exhibitors

Session 2:      Endoscopic Bariatric Therapies (EBTs): Sharing the Global Experience

2:45–3:00 pm      United States
3:00–3:15 pm      South East Asia
3:15–3:30 pm      Europe

3:30–3:45 pm      Australia
3:45–4:00 pm      Latin America 1 (ESG and IGB)
4:00–4:15 pm      Latin America 2 (DMR and DJBL)

4:15–4:30 pm      Middle East

4:30–4:55 pm      Panel Discussion

4:55–5:00 pm      Closing Remarks
5:00-6:30 pm      Reception