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Description

Even being in different regions of the globe with economic, cultural and health assistance in completely different perspectives Latin America and Middle East have been presenting a marked increase in numbers and acceptation of bariatric/metabolic procedures with more and more surgeons and qualified teams with fully dedication in bariatric/metabolic centers of excellence. This course will explore similarities and disparities in between both regions looking for understanding the current issues and future perspectives, comparing the portfolio of procedures and the reasons for preferences for the different techniques and how we can understand these data in a worldwide view.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand impact and perspectives of post-pandemic bariatric/metabolic surgery in Latin America and Middle East
  2. Create a parallel in between current situation about bariatric/metabolic surgery in Latin America and Middle East
  3. Discuss the reasons for different bariatric/metabolic options in both regions

3:45pm Opening Introduction
Almino Ramos, MD; Mousa Khoursheed, BMBCH FRCS FACS (Hon) FASMBS
3:50pm Perspectives of post pandemic bariatric surgery in Latin America
Estuardo Behrens, MD
4:00pm Perspectives of post pandemic bariatric surgery in Middle East
Amer Alderazi, MD
4:10pm Why OAGB overcame RYGB in Middle East? Is it really better?
4:20pm Is Sleeve Gastrectomy still gaining popularity in Middle East?
4:30pm Why RYGB continue as the main bariatric surgery in Brazil?
4:40pm Why endoscopic treatment of obesity is gaining ground in ME and LA?
Manoel Galvao Neto, MD
4:50pm Post Sleeve GERD? OAGB or RYGB?
5:00pm Discussion Q&A
Aayed Alqahtani, MD
5:15pm Adjourn