Dear Colleagues, Dear Friends,

It is our great pleasure to welcome you in-person to the B.E.S.T. (Bariatric Endoscopic Surgical Trends) Congress, which will take place in Montpellier on September 23 and 24, 2021.

The main topic of this year’s B.E.S.T. meeting will be, ‘Tips and tricks to perform safe and efficient bariatric procedures’.

Please find the agenda below.

We hope very much that you can join us for this in-person B.E.S.T. congress.

Yours sincerely

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Agenda

Thursday 23rd september 2021

08:30 amOpening ceremony
D. Nocca, N. Kawahara
08:45 am - 10:45 amHow I do it in 2021 ? (10mn vidEo)

Moderation : N.Kawahara (Brazil), M.Palermo (Argentina), A.Ramos (Brazil) B.Dillemans (Belgium)

  • Sleeve gastrectomy - M.Gagner (Canada)
  • Sleeve after LAGB - L.Angrisani (Italy)
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy in Megaobese patient - R.Funke (Chile)
  • Reversible Sleeve - P.Noel (Emirates)
  • Nissen-Sleeve Gastrectomy - D.Nocca (France)
  • Dor Sleeve gastrectomy - GM.del Genio (Italy)
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy and hiatal hernia repair - R.Liem (Netherland)
  • Sleeve gastrectomy and hiatal hernia repair with GORE® BIO-A® Tissue Reinforcement - K.Loi (Australia)

Round table: 30mn

10:45 am - 11:15 amCoffee Break
11:15 am - 01:00 pmHow I do it in 2021 ?

Moderation : P.Gentileschi (Italy), M.Gagner (Canada), R.Villalonga (Spain)

  • Roux and Y Gastric Bypass - M.Loureiro (Brazil)
  • Roux and Y Gastric bypass - S.Somers (UK)
  • Banded Gastric Bypass - B.Dillemans (Belgium)
  • Robotic Gastric bypass - Adel Abou Mram (France)
01:00 pm - 02:00 pmLunch
02:00 pm - 04:00 pm How I do it in 2021 ?

Moderator : J.Ponce (USA), K. Loi (Australia), A.Neymark (Russia) V.Dib (Brazil)

  • Long limb Roux and Y GBP - A.Ramos (Brazil)
  • Omega GBP - N.Sakran (Israel)
  • Duodenal switch - J.Teixera (USA)
  • Robotic duodenal switch - C.Vaz (Portugal)
  • SADI - A.Torres (Spain) | M.Busing (Germany)
  • Ileal Bipartition - Caiazzo (France) | G.Campos (USA)

Round Table: 30mn

04:00 pm - 04:30 pm Coffee break
04:30 pm - 06:30 pmLIVE RECORDED SURGERY: redo bariatric surgery

Moderator: P.Salminen (Finland) M.Adala (Tunisia) R.Liem (Netherland)

  • Resleeve gastrectomy - A.Neymark (Russia)
  • Sleeve to DS - L.Biertho (Canada)
  • Sleeve to GBP - N.Kathkouda (USA)
  • Omega GBP to Roux and Y GBP - R.Rosenthal (USA) (ZOOM)
  • VBG to GBP - J.Himpens (Belgium)
  • GBP to LDS - N.Kawahara (Brazil)
  • Reverse GBP - A.Nimeri (USA)
  • Gastric pouch resizing in RYGBP - J.Ponce (USA)

Round table 30mn

Friday 24th september 2021

09:00 am - 10:30 amControversies in Bariatric Surgery - pros and cons

Moderators : M.Gagner (Canada), J.Himpens (Belgium), K.Loi (Australia)

  • Omega GBP - Ribeiro (Portugal) / P.Salminen (Finland)
  • Bariclip - N.Zundel (Colombia) / H.Khwaja (UK)
  • Lynx - C.Boza (Chile) / R.Lutfi (USA)
10:30 am - 11:00 amCoffee break
11:00 am - 12:30 pmInnovations in Bariatric Surgery
  • Endoscopic Management of gastric bypass failure: a randomized study - JC.Valat (France)
  • Ventral hernia repair in morbid obese patients.
  • Indocyanine green test and Bariatric surgery - S.Taleb (Saoudi Arabia)
  • Endosleeve: Mid terms Results - M.Galvao Neto (Brazil)
  • Interest of the IFSO Regisry - L.Kow (Australia)
12:30 pm - 01:00 pmSymposium
  • Prevention of veinous thrombosis during Bariatric Surgery. The Guidelines - A. De Jong (France)
01:00 pm - 02:00 pmLunch
02:00 pmCONTROVERSIES IN BARIATRIC SURGERY: Multidisciplinary round table

Moderation : E.Renard (France), JP.Pantoja (Mexico), P.Lefebvre (France), B.Dillemans (Belgium)

02:00 pmIs ghrelin a key point to explain weight loss after bariatric surgery ?

L.El Kadre (Brazil)

02:15 pmLiver cirrhosis and Bariatric surgery

S.Faure (France)

02:30 pmBarrett’s esophagus and bariatric surgery

A.Assalia (Israel)

02:45 pmIntra gastric Balloon : the come back ?

M.Nedelcu (France)

03:00 pmEndoscopic management of gastric fistula

A.Dubourdeau (France)

03:15 pmbariatric surgery for BMI<35 kg/m² :
indications and procedures

S.Shikora (USA)

03:30 pmRoux and Y GBP : is the limb length the key point ?

F.Pattou (France)

03:45 pmDiscussion
04:15 pm - 04:45 pmCoffee break
04:45 pmRAAC and bariatric surgery

C.Blanchard (France)

05:00 pmThe role of proteins supplementation in bariatric surgery

L.Maimoun (France)

05:20 pmOptimized Care After Bariatric Surgery by Physical Activity and Exercise

D.Hansen (Belgium)

05:40 pmHow to recover physical activities after bariatric surgery

M.Werber (France)

06:30 pmThe end
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Nilton Kawahara, MD, PhD 
B.E.S.T Founder president

David Nocca , MD, PhD 
IFSO Ambassador

david.nocca@sfr.fr
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