14 September 20175 things to know about metabolic surgery
In this lecture we try to define the key aspects of metabolic surgery, currently the best option to treat a great number of the patients with type 2 diabetes.
12 September 2017Pillars of surgical site infection prevention: current recommendations about hair management and skin antisepsis
Even though they are included in most current SSI prevention measure guidelines, some aspects of both surgical site hair removal and the choice of antiseptic agents are still a matter for discussion.
31 August 20176 things you should know about Surgical Site Infection
Surgical site infection (SSI) is the most common healthcare-associated infection accounting for approximately 31% of all infections among hospitalized patients. Surveillance of SSI has been shown to be an important component of strategies to reduce SSI. This lecture reviews the CDC criterion for SSI.
24 August 2017Decreasing disease recurrence rates after ileocecal resection for Crohn’s disease. Do surgical techniques matter?
Dr. Ciaran Walsh, from Wirral University Teaching Hospital in the UK, gives a lecture on the importance of surgical technique and the mesentery in recurrence in ileocecal resection for Crohn’s Disease.
22 August 2017Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Thyroid Gland. A extremely uncommon entity with a challenging management
This lecture consists in a presentation of a case of primary squamous cell carcinoma of the thyroid gland and reviews the basic aspects of this rare and challenging entity.
3 August 2017The role of bariatric surgery as a treatment for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is currently the most common cause of chronic liver disease. In general terms, its overall prevalence varies between 20% and 50% in Western countries and it has been recognized as a hepatic manifestation of metabolic syndrome linked to insulin resistance. In this lecture, Jose M. Balibrea discusses several aspects of the effects of bariatric surgery on nonalcholic fatty liver disease.
1 August 2017High incidence of erosive esophagitis and Barrett’s esophagus after sleeve gastrectomy
An international panel of experts from IFSO composed by Dr. Genco, Dr. Himpens, Dr. Lakdawala, Dr. Ramos, Dr. Angrisani, Dr. Angrisani, Dr. Higa, Dr. Zundel and Dr. Nimeri discuss the importance of GERD after sleeve gastrectomy, the treatment and prevention of Barrett’s esophagus in these patients, and the role of endoscopic follow-up and IBPs in these patients.
25 July 2017Rectal prolapse: which operation for the best function?
Professor Soren Laurberg from Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark discusses the different approaches to rectal prolapse and the functional outcomes of the different techniques.
6 July 2017Persistent hyperparathyroidism due to a double adenoma
Multiple parathyroid adenoma is an uncommon and challenging condition that can be the main reason for both persistent and recurrent hyperparathyroidism.
15 June 2017Outcomes and quality of life after pelvic cancer surgery
Professor Soren Laurberg from Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark explains the evolution in global standards for rectal cancer and how the centralization of rectal cancer care improves outcomes. He also discusses the need for proper training in rectal surgery and the importance of functional outcomes for rectal cancer survivors.