IFSO14 Live surgery session: Sleeve gastrectomy for T2DM
Posted in News on 10 September 2014
Gabriel Díaz (General and Digestive Surgery Fellow – AIS Team Member)
Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain
This year the International Federation for The Surgery of Obesity and metabolic disorders (IFSO) held its annual world meeting in Montreal – Canada. A live surgery session was organized and moderated by Michel Gagner and counted with well recognized surgeons from countries like Spain, Belgium, Chile, USA, Mexico, France and Brazil. The procedures were performed simultaneously and broadcasted live to the meeting were a group of surgeons discussed, asked questions shared opinions of the different approaches.
The department of “Cirugía Gastrointestinal” (CGI) of the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona was one of the centers participating in the event, a female morbid obese patient with T2DM was submitted to a Sleeve Gastrectomy performed by Antonio Lacy, Salvadora Delgado and Maria Fernandez.
Several innovations like the use of a 3D camera and a different disposition of the trocars were used. Antonio Lacy explains step by step the main faces of the procedure and answers questions from the audience.
Watch the video and go through all the details.