Industry Symposia

 
 

Industry Symposium 1: INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL PRESS

Thursday, November 4, 2021; 12:45-13:45; Hall Prague C+D

A TEAM APPROACH TO BARIATRIC SURGERY SUCCESS

  • Developing pre- and post-surgery plans together 
  • Strategies and tools to address weight regain
  • A personal experience of bariatric surgery and its impact
 

Moderator:

Rachel Battherham

Speakers:

Introduction (5 min)
Rachel Batterham

What bariatric surgery did for me (12 minutes)
Nadya Isack

The role of the bariatric team in supporting people pre- and post-surgery (12 minutes)
Rachel Batterham

Interventions to minimize weight regain after surgery (12 minutes)
Sean Wharton

Discussion (19 minutes)
All faculty and audience

Find the detailed information and the invitation HERE
 
 

Industry Symposium 2: ETHICON

Thursday, November 4, 2021; 13:45-14:30; Hall Prague C+D

OVERCOMING THE UNPREDICTABLE IN BARIATRIC SURGERY: PATIENT FACTORS / TISSUE VARIABILITY / DEVICE PERFORMANCE

The Johnson & Johnson Institute kindly invites you to the symposium about Overcoming the Unpredictable in Bariatric Surgery: Patient Factors / Tissue Variability / Device Performance.

Prof. Ralph Peterli and Prof. Mirto Foletto will show and discuss how Ethicon's latest stapling and energy innovation is helping overcoming the unpredictable in Bariatric Surgery.

Moderator:

Prof. Karl Miller (Associate Professor of Surgery, Bariatric & Metabolic Specialty and part-time employee as Johnson & Johnson Medical Emerging Markets Chief Medical Officer)

Speakers:

Welcome (5 minutes)
Prof. Karl Miller (Associate Professor of Surgery, Bariatric & Metabolic Specialty and part-time employee as Johnson & Johnson Medical Emerging Markets Chief Medical Officer)

How technology can help while stapling challenging tissue (15 minutes)
Prof. Dr. Ralph Peterli (Clarunis, Department of Visceral Surgery,University Centre for Gastrointestinal &  Liver Diseases St. Clara Hospital & University Hospital Basel, Switzerland)

How technology can help while dissecting challenging tissue (15 minutes)
Prof. Dr. Mirto Foletto (Director of Bariatric Surgery Unit, Padova University Hospital, Italy)

Live Q&A and Panel Discussion (10 minutes)
Prof. Karl Miller; Prof. Dr. Ralph Peterli; Prof. Dr. Mirto Foletto

Find the detailed information and the invitation HERE
 
 

Industry Symposium 3: MEDTRONIC

Friday, November 5, 2021; 12:45-13:45; Hall Prague C+D

ARE YOU E-READY?

A discussion on the success and the future of patient engagement, education, and remote monitoring across the entire bariatric surgery pathway. Four eminent surgeons will talk about their experience with digital solutions in bariatric care.

Moderator:

Dr Simon Nienhuijs; Bariatric Surgeon, Catharina Hospital, Netherlands

Speakers:

Dr Vincent Frering; Bariatric Surgeon, Lyon, France

Dr Thierry Lafullarde; Bariatric Surgeon, Ziekenhuis Geel, Belgium

Dr Karl De Pooter; Bariatric Surgeon, AZ Herentals, Belgium

Find the detailed information and the invitation HERE
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