Along with three prominent bariatric surgeons, Dr. Michel Gagner will perform a live surgery as part of the AIS World Bariatric Surgery Series for the purposes of education and surgical training experience. The first part of the series is scheduled from April to July, while the second round begins again in September.
Joining Dr. Gagner are Dr. Camilo Boza, Medical Director of Clínica las Condes, Santiago, Chile; Bruno Dilleman, Director of the Center of Obesity Surgery at AZ Sint-Jan Hospital, Bruges, Belgium; and Robin Blackstone, Professor of Surgery at University of Arizona School of Medicine.
Dr. Gagner will be performing a gastric sleeve to duodenal switch on June 13th, which can be viewed by registering for the series. The first part of the online training series will give learners the chance to participate in a bariatric revision surgery. Dr. Gagner and his associates will have the chance to discuss the surgery before performing it live. The second part of the AIS learning series will discuss the outcomes of the procedure, as well as any complications that arise.
What Can Participants Expect to Learn from the Series?
Anyone participating in the discussions and live surgeries will gain plenty of knowledge and experience from this series. Participants will have a deeper understanding of pre-surgery patient selection and preparation. They will have a chance to interact and discuss revisional surgery with industry-leading experts, as well as discuss other complex cases and the strategies for improving the outcomes of revisional surgery. Lastly, participants will have the chance to observe the use of safe and effective surgical technologies.
The next surgery is scheduled for May 24 and will be conducted by Dr. Bruno Dillemans. For more information about the AIS World Bariatric Series 2018 or to register, visit the official website. Registration is open to professionals as well as bariatric patients.