Provisional Programme *

8.00-8.30 : REGISTRATION

8.30-9.00 : WELCOME ADDRESS & INTRODUCTION

9.00-11:00 : SESSION: SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY

  • 9.00-9.10 : Sleeve gastrectomy is the new ‘Gold Standard’ in Bariatrics? Dr Jacques Himpens (Belgium)
  • 9.10-9.25 : Management of leaks following sleeve gastrectomy. Dr Rudolf Weiner (Germany)
  • 9.25-9.40 : Barrett’s Oesophagus after sleeve gastrectomy: The Evidence. Mr Jambulingam Periyathambi (UK)
  • 09.40-10.00 : Buttressing leads to lower complications in sleeve gastrectomy – 7minutes each debater, 6minutes cross examination + discussion. Debate : PRO – Mr Sanjaya Purkayastha (UK) Vs AGAINST – Ms Kalpana Devalia (UK)
  • 10.00-10.20 :  Sleeve gastrectomy for patients with Gastro-esophageal Reflux (GERD) – 7minutes each debater, 6minutes cross examination + discussion. Debate : PRO – Mr Chris Pring (UK) Vs AGAINST – Mr John Loy (UK)
  • 10.20-11.00 : Experts’ Forum: Strategies for weight regain after sleeve gastrectomy – 5min each speaker + 10min discussion

          Panel:  

    • Band the sleeve:  Dr Bruno Dillemans (Belgium)
    • Resleeve:  Dr Jacques Himpens (Belgium)
    • Convert to RYGB: Dr Luigi Angrisani (Italy)
    • Convert to Long Pouch RYGB: Dr Rui Ribeiro (Portugal)
    • Convert to OAGB: Dr Jean-Marc Chevallier (France)
    • Convert to SADI: Dr Antonio J Torres (Spain)

11.00-11.30 : Tea/Coffee Break

11.30-13.00 : SESSION: Roux-en-Y GASTRIC BYPASS

  • 11.30-11.45 :  Presenting the Ideal Roux-en-Y gastric bypass – Limb lengths. Mr C Cheruvu (UK)
  • 11.45-12.00 : Closing internal hernial orifices in Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: tips, tricks, and pitfalls. Mr Richard Welbourn (UK)
  • 12.00-12.15 : Management of complications after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Dr Bruno Dillemans (Belgium)
  • 12.15-13.00: Experts’ Forum: Strategies for weight regain after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass – 5min each speaker + 15min discussion

          Panel: 

    • Band the pouch: Dr Luigi Angrisani (Italy)
    • Trim the pouch: Dr Bruno Dillemans (Belgium)
    • Shorten common channel: Dr Jacques Himpens (Belgium)
    • Convert to SADI:  Dr Rui Ribeiro (Portugal)
    • Convert to DS: Mr George Vasitakolis (UK)
    • Medication: Speaker : TBC

13.00-14.00 : Lunch

14.00-15.30 : SESSION: ONE-ANASTOMOSIS GASTRIC BYPASS (OAGB)

  • 14.00-14.20 : The Ideal technique: Tips, Tricks, Pitfalls & Learning Curve. Mr Peter Small (UK)
  • 14.20-14.40 : Management of Complications after OAGB. Dr Jean-Marc Chevallier (France)
  • 14.40-15.00 : Outcomes after OAGB. Mr Kamal Mahawar (UK)
  • 15.00-15.20 : OAGB-MGB Consensus Conference – Latest Updates. Dr Rudolf Weiner (Germany)
  • 15.20-15.30 : Discussion

15.30-16.00 : Tea/Coffee Break

16.00-18.30 : SESSION FOR DOCTORS: ‘BARIAlink’ – a virtual classroom to discuss multiple complex cases with a panel of international experts from 15 different centres around the world connected live in real time through tele-conferencing.

Session Chair: Dr Bruno Dillemans (Belgium)

 16.00-18.30 : PARALLEL SESSION FOR AHP’s – PLEASE SEE AHP PROGRAMME SEPARATELY FOR BOTH DAYS BELOW

 18.30 : CLOSING REMARKS 


THE AHP’s PROGRAMME – PARALLEL SESSIONS – Thursday, 21st November, 2019 – 16.00-18.30

10min : Overview of Homerton Bariatric Pathway – Lucy Freeman and Sophie Wilson, Specialist Bariatric dietitians

15min : Trials and Tribulations of a High-Volume CentreTamara Puplampu, Senior Bariatric nurse specialist

15min : Dietetic Super HighwayVictoria Wilinski, Senior Bariatric Lead Dietitian & Anya Bricknell, Specialist Bariatric dietitian

30min : Dare to dream – Weight-loss exercise journey – Jennifer Smith, Lead Bariatric Physiotherapist

20min : Contraception and Bariatric Surgery update Dr Yitka Graham

20min : Clinical knowledge and training v Google University Toni Jenkins, Nurse Consultant / Bariatric Clinical Lead (RWLS)

60min : Preoperative tricky nutritional and metabolic derangements requiring prompt attention – Case studies and problem solving – Dr Manisha Sharma, Consultant Chemical Pathologist, Bariatric & Lipid Specialist

8.00-8.30 : REGISTRATION & WELCOME

8.30-10.30 : SESSION: METABOLIC SURGERY

  • 08.30-09.00 : The Mechanism of Action of Metabolic Surgery. Mr Dimitri Pournaras (UK)
  • 09.00-09.35 : Experts’ Forum: Strategies for management of T2DM in Obese – – 5min each speaker + 10min discussion

         Panel: 

    • Gastric Band: Dr Luigi Angrisani (Italy)
    • Sleeve gastrectomy: Dr Sandeep Aggarwal (India)
    • RYGB: Dr Bruno Dillemans (Belgium)
    • OAGB: Mr Kamal Mahawar (UK)
    • SADI: Dr Antonio J Torres (Spain)
  • 09.35-10.00 : SADI – tips, tricks, pitfalls and learning curve. Dr Antonio J Torres (Spain)
  • 10.00-10.30 : Multi-modal Care of T2DM & Medication after Bariatric Surgery. Mr Dimitri Pournaras (UK)

10.30-11.00 : VIDEO SESSION I – Disasters in the Operating Room: When the Unthinkable Happens. Mr Haris Khwaja (UK)

  • Roux-en-O gastric bypass Revision to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
  • Bile duct injury at the time of synchronous LRYGB & laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Gastric Perforation secondary to an intragastric balloon in an adult with a Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Laceration of the oesophagus during laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
  • Abdominal Aortic Injury from Optiview trocar insertion

11.00-11.30 : Tea/Coffee Break

11.30-12.00 : VIDEO SESSION II. Dr Sandeep Aggarwal (India)

  • Accidental Stapling of Orogastric Tube and its retrieval during Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass
  • Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB/OAGB) converted to Roux En Y gastric bypass with Hiatal Hernia Repair due to small bowel growth at 70 cm from D.J flexure- Lesson learnt
  • Twisted and herniated fundus causing Severe GERD and Excess weight loss one year following sleeve gastrectomy
  • De-Novo GERD and Weight Regain after Sleeve Gastrectomy due to Mechanical Causes – (Capsule of Two Interesting Cases)
  • Hiatus hernia detection and repair during sleeve gastrectomy-An important Risk reduction strategy for De-novo Gastro-esophageal reflux disease
  • Roux- en- O Configuration and Measures for prevention
  • Revision of Sleeve Gastrectomy for Weight Regain and GERD – Capsule of two cases (one to RYGB and other to OAGB/MGB) demonstrating the essential steps of revision
  • A case of Weight Regain with dilated fundus following Sleeve gastrectomy converted to Mini Gastric Bypass with Hiatal Hernia repair 

12.00-12.30 : INVITED TALK – Global Bariatric Tourism: Burden of complications on the NHS . Mr Sanjay Purkayastha (UK)

12.30-13.00 : SESSION: Bariatric Surgery: Navigating the Medico-legal Maze. Mr Omar Khan & Mr Marcus Reddy (UK)

13.00-14.00 : Lunch

14.00-15.00 : SESSION:

  • 14.00-14.20 : The use of tissue reinforcement in minimizing complications in hiatal hernia repair in Obese Patients – Lecture sponsored by Gore. Speaker : TBC
  • 14.20-14.40 : Liver and Bariatric Surgery. Mr Shlok Balupuri (UK)
  • 14.40-15.00 : Cancer and Bariatric Surgery. Mr Chandra Cheruvu (UK)

15.00-16.00 : SESSION: ANAESTHESIA & BARIATRICS

  • 15.00-15.20 : Challenges of Regional Anaesthesia in Bariatric Surgery Speaker : TBC
  • 15.20-15.40 : Enhanced Recovery in Bariatric Surgery: Anaesthetist’s perspective. Dr Santanu Mukhopadyaya (UK)
  • 15.40-16.00 : Day-case Gastric Bypass Programme: The St George’s Experience. Mr Omar Khan & Mr Marcus Reddy (UK)

14.00-16.00 : PARALLEL SESSION FOR AHP’s – PLEASE SEE AHP PROGRAMME SEPARATELY FOR BOTH DAYS BELOW

16.00 : CLOSING REMARKS 


THE AHP’s PROGRAMME – PARALLEL SESSIONS – Friday, 22nd November, 2019 – 14.00-16.00

20min : Psychological Issues before Bariatric surgery Dr. Denise Ratcliffe, Consultant Clinical Psychologist

20min : Supporting patients to adjust to Social aspects of life after Bariatric Surgery Dr Yitka Graham

20min : A Pilot LTC collaboration between Back on Track, H&F IAPT and Bariatric Liaison Psychiatry at St Mary’s Hospital – Chinar Arkuter, CBT High Intensity therapist, H&F Back on Track IAPT & Daniela Alves, Clinical Psychologist, Imperial Weight Centre.

20min : Psychological Issues following Bariatric surgery Dr. Denise Ratcliffe, Consultant Clinical Psychologist

20min : Managing patient expectations Toni Jenkins, Nurse Consultant / Bariatric Clinical Lead (RWLS)

60min : Postoperative tricky nutritional and metabolic challenges and their managementDr Manisha Sharma, Consultant Chemical Pathologist, Bariatric & Lipid Specialist

* PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ABOVE PROGRAMME IS PROVISIONAL AND NOT FINAL!