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Update In Bariatric Endoscopy Webinar

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Course will broadcast entirely over the internet.
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Thursday 10/11/2018 02:00PM EDT
Thursday 10/11/2018 05:00PM EDT

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Leena Khaitan

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
Cleveland, Ohio

Please join Dr. Leena Khaitan and the following esteemed faculty:

Guest Faculty

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

Dean Mikami
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division Chief, General Surgery
Associate Program Director
John A. Burn School of Medicine
University of Hawaii

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

Zachary Smith, DO
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Department of Medicine-Gastroenterology
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Course Details

This is a preparatory course to qualify for a Certificate recognizing successful completion of the bariatric endoscopy curriculum of ASMBS/SAGES. It is designed to be an overview of the use of endoscopy in many 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.

02:00 PM: Introduction: Welcome and Overview - Leena Khaitan, MD

02:05 PM: Preoperative/Intraoperative endoscopy-yes or no? - Scott Shikora, MD

02:15 PM: Postoperative anatomy: normal and abnormal sleeve/bypass/band/plication - Zachary Smith, DO

02:30 PM: Endoscopic Management of Leaks-Sleeve and Bypass - Dean Mikami, MD

02:50 PM: Management of Bleeding, Strictures and Fistula - Zachary Smith, MD

03:10 PM: Endoscopic Management of Weight Regain - Mujjahid Abbas, MD

03:30 PM: Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty/Aspiration Therapy - Dean Mikami, MD

03:50 PM: Primary Endoscopic Weight Loss Devices-Space Filling and Vest - Scott Shikora, MD

04:05 PM: Endoluminal Liners/Ablation/Magnets - Mujjahid Abbas, MD

04:20 PM: Reflux after Bariatric Surgery - Leena Khaitan, MD

04:35 PM: Case Presentations - All Faculty

05:00 PM: Adjourn

Our Commitment

The commitment to exceptional patient care begins with revolutionary discovery. University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center is an affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, a national leader in medical research and education and consistently ranked among the top research medical schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Through their faculty appointments at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, physicians at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center are advancing medical care through innovative research and discovery that bring the latest treatment options to patients.

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 prior to the commencement of the activity. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine 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.

Continuing Education

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 is not designating this live activity for Category 1 CreditsTM.


Educational grants from corporate sponsors in support of this course are gratefully acknowledged. Acceptance of funding in support of this program does not constitute endorsement of any product or manufacturer. A full listing of supporters will be provided in the course syllabus.

Registration Cancellation Policy

There are only a limited amount of seats avaialble for the webinar. As a general courtesy, if you register but later find you are unable to attend, please email and notify of your cancellation. This will allow us to open your seat in the web room for others that wish to watch the broadcast.