Robotic Gastric Bypass

This course demonstrates robotic surgical techniques and detailed surgical steps to improve function of bariatric procedures. 

Target Audience

Bariatric Surgeons, General Surgeons, Family Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants and Respiratory Therapists.

Learning Objectives

  • Review the co-morbid medical conditions associated with obesity to include diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and metabolic syndrome, and examine the mortality rate of the morbidly obese patient.
  • Demonstrate emerging robotic surgical techniques in the field of bariatric surgery.
  • Describe standard robotic port placement and variations for extenuating patient circumstances to include prior abdominal surgery and obesity.
  • Acquire a greater knowledge of the detailed surgical steps and philosophies to improve function of varied general and bariatric procedures accomplished with robotic assistance.
Additional information
Bibliography: 

Shope, et al. OBESITY SURGERY Volume 13, Number 3, 355-359

Resources: 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
08/01/2012
Course expires: 
09/02/2018

Anthony M. González, M.D.
Chief of Surgery and Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery 
Baptist Hospital
Medical Director, South Miami Hospital’s Weight-loss Surgery Program
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Anthony M. González, M.D., has disclosed that he is a consultant for Intuitive Surgical and he is on the speakers’ bureau for Cadence Pharmaceutical. 

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
             
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/01/2012
Course expires: 
09/02/2018
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