Topics 2022-12-16T10:26:31+00:00


01-Bariatric and metabolic procedures

01.01 Has a adjustable gastric banding become obsolete?
01.02 Sleeve Gastrectomy
01.03 Gastric Bypass procedures including RYGB and OAGB
01.04 Duodenal switch procedures, including SADI-S
01.05 Gastric Bipartition Procedures
01.06 Ileal Bipartition Procedures
01.07 Gastric Plication
01.08 Prosthetic Vertical Gastroplasty
01.09 Banded procedures
01.10 Robotic bariatric surgery
01.11 Long-term results (> 10 years)
01.12 Fluorescence Guided Surgery in BMS

02-Complications management

02.01 Post-operative complications
02.02 Surgical management of complications
02.03 Medical management of complications
02.04 Endoscopical and radiological management of complications
02.05 Weight regain and suboptimal weight loss definition
02.06 Management of weight regain and suboptimal weight loss after surgery
02.07 Nutritional management of long-term complications
02.08 Psychological management of long-term complications
02.09 Pharmacological management of long-term complications
02.10 Endoscopical management of long-term complications
02.11 Surgical management of long-term complications

03-Revisional bariatric surgery

03.01 Revisional surgery – diagnostic pathway
03.02 Numbers of revisional bariatric surgeries in patients with obesity
03.03 Revisional bariatric surgery in weight regain or suboptimal weight loss
03.04 Revisional bariatric surgery in dumping syndrome
03.05 Revisional bariatric surgery for reflux/GERD
03.06 Revisional bariatric surgery in malnutrition
03.07 Revisional bariatric surgery in chronic abdominal pain

04-Metabolic surgery

04.01 Cardiovascular risk and metabolic surgery
04.02 NASH and metabolic surgery
04.03 Sleep apnea and metabolic surgery
04.04 Type 2 diabetes and metabolic surgery
04.05 Cancer and metabolic surgery

 05-GERD and hiatal hernia

05.01 Preoperative assessment of GERD in patients with obesity
05.02 Endoscopic diagnosis of hiatal hernia: accuracy and classifications
05.03 High resolution manometry
05.04 Esophageal pH/ Impedance reflux monitoring
05.05 Functional Lumen Imaging Probe
05.06 Hiatal Hernia and GERD in bariatric surgery
05.07 GERD and sleeve gastrectomy – how to assess or manage
05.08 Magnetic lower esophageal sphincter augmentation
05.09 Endoscopic treatment for GERD and Hiatal Hernia
05.10 Concomitant endoscopic/laparoscopic approach for GERD and Hiatal Hernia
05.11 Sleeve plus, Nissen Sleeve, Toupet Sleeve, DOR Sleeve, HILL Sleeve
05.12 Transoral incisionless fundoplication and other devices

06-Upper endoscopy and endoscopic bariatric and metabolic procedures:

06.01 The recommendation and role of Endoscopy before MBS
06.02 Endoscopy and surveillance after MBS
06.03 Patients selection and indications for Bariatric Endoscopy
06.04 Results and follow-up data of Bariatric Endoscopy
06.05 Mechanisms of action of Bariatric Endoscopy
06.06 Primary endoscopic Bariatric Procedures
06.07 Revisional endoscopic Bariatric Procedures
06.08 Endoscopic and Percutaneous Interventional Procedures
06.09 Swallowable and endoscopic intragastric Balloons
06.10 Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty
06.11 Gastric Remodeling
06.12 Transpyloric bulb
06.13 Endoscopic procedures for weight regain after MBS
06.14 Revisional Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (RE-ESG)
06.15 Transoral Outlet Reduction (ToRe)
06.16 Restorative Obesity Surgery Endoluminal (ROSE)
06.17 RYGB reversal with EUS-guided procedures
06.18 New technologies and the future of Bariatric Endoscopy

07-Special Indications:

07.01 MBS in children, adolescents and young adults
07.02 MBS and strategies for low BMI
07.03 MBS for BMI>60
07.04 MBS in older patients > 65 years
07.05 MBS in patients with heart failure, pre-heart Transplant and LVADS
07.06 Abdominal wall hernia in the bariatric patient
07.07 Transplant patients (liver, kidney, hearth, lung)
07.08 Pre-and post-transplantation and MBS
07.09 MBS as a bridge to surgery for arthroplasty
07.10 MBS as a bridge to surgery for hernia repair

08-Management and Innovation

08.01 Ambulatory Bariatric Surgery
08.02 Bariatric Surgery tourism
08.03 Emergent technology, New and Non-standard and bariatric surgery
08.04 Enhanced recovery in metabolic and bariatric surgery: ERAMBS
08.05 Artificial intelligence
08.06 Magnetic Surgery
08.07 Investigational procedures
08.08 Perioperative management
08.09 Post Bariatric Plastic surgery
08.10 New Drugs Therapies


09.01 New Drugs to enhance weight loss and prevent weight regain
09.02 Multidisciplinary treatment of obesity: novel treatment pathways
09.03 Pre-and post-nutritional deficiencies
09.04 Behavioural health and bariatric surgery – pre-and post-op challenges
09.05 Nutrition, eating behaviours before and after bariatric surgery
09.06 Multidisciplinary care (Primary care, Medical Management)
09.07 Physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and MBS
09.08 A critical review of the need of preoperative weight loss
09.09 Integrated Health
09.10 Fertility, pregnancy, nutrition and bariatric surgery
09.11 Anti-aging and wellness
09.12 Bariatric Anaesthesia and BMS in psychiatric patients

10-Science, Registries

10.01 Statistics and methodologies
10.02 Basic science and research in bariatric surgery
10.03 Registries and Quality in Bariatric Surgery
10.04 BMS in developing countries/numbers and type of procedures

11-Young IFSO

11.01 Young IFSO session
11.02 Programs and Apps which ameliorate your life
11.03 Training/fellowships programs