23 October 2018Metabolic Surgery in the Mediterranean Area
Obesity is a pandemic that on the Mediterranean area affects 15.1% of patients, especially those with lower education status and women. Laparoscopic surgery has become the standard of care and, after 2013, sleeve gastrectomy has become the most commonly performed procedure. Bariatric surgery is safe and effective and is associated with short length of stay in Mediterranean patients.
18 October 2018Critical view of safety
Bile duct injuries while performing a laparoscopic cholecystectomies are still a major concern for general surgeons. Several strategies have been described to reduce its rate. In this presentation, the risk factors for a difficult cholecystectomy and the surgical strategies to visualize the structures according to the critical view of safety are reviewed.
16 October 2018Surgical Infection And Oncological Outcomes In Cancer Surgery
In this lecture, professor Malin Sund reviews the relationship between surgical infections and oncological outcomes in terms of overall suvival, cancer-related survival and both local and systemic recurrence.
11 October 2018From Single Port Sleeve to Robotic DS in the Age of Acceleration
In this lecture, professor Julio Teixeira gives a review of bariatric surgery from single port Sleeve gastrectomy to Duodenal Switch in a time of constant changes and surgical evolution, to finally talk about robotic platforms and their use today.
9 October 2018Bowel Prep or Not?
During the Surgical Infection Society in Europe (SIS-E) Congress held in Athens in June 2018, Dr. Itani discussed the controversial topic of the indication of bowel preparation for colorectal surgery, reviewing the literature and giving expert recommendations.
4 October 2018“One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass / MiniGastric Bypass” Surgical & Nutritional Complication: Prevention & Management
Abdelrahman A. Nimeri, explains the surgical and nutritional complications of OAGB, from the learning curve to malabsorption, internal hernias, and leaks.
2 October 2018Metabolic duodenal switch proposal of a modification for metabolic surgery
Dr Kawahara, from Brazil, reviews the current evidence on duodenal switch and its use as surgical rescue after sleeve gastrectomy failure.
25 September 2018How to manage complex wounds – mitigating the risks
In the Surgical Infection Society in Europe (SIS-E), held in Athens in June 2018, Dr. Younis discussed the treatment of complex wounds from a plastic surgeon’s point of view, emphasizing the benefits of a multidisciplinary team approach.
20 September 2018Clinical and Epidemiological Impact of Resistance in Surgical Patients
In this lecture, professor Joseph S. Solomkin reviews the clinical and epidemiological impact of resistance in surgical patients, focusing on complicated intra-abdominal infections and the factors that can limit the consequences of different types of antimicrobial resistance in these patients.
18 September 2018How to write a clinical paper
Malin Sund, Professor at Umea University, Sweden, explains the basics of writing a good clinical paper and gives some tips and tricks to draft a manuscript.