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Essentials of Anesthesia for Bariatric Surgery (Masterclass)

Course description

The Masterclass provides an introductory overview of multidisciplinary bariatric services in a tertiary Institute.  Participants in the Masterclass shall observe about 8-10 live bariatric surgical procedures during their week of training.  The course provides detailed descriptions of commonly performed Bariatric surgical procedures (Laparoscopic Gastric bypass, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric banding).  Bariatric anesthesia is a challenging field requiring, focus, alertness and quick reflexes.  Our is a high volume bariatric centre and the anesthesia protocols have evolved with a growing experience of handling a very high risk patient base.


 The Masterclass is suggested for participants already practicing advanced laparoscopic anesthesia who wish to pursue a career in Bariatric anesthesia.


CourseDurationCourse Inclusions

Anaesthesia for

Bariatric Surgery Masterclass

1 week
  • 25 hours of Live Surgical Demonstration in OR and PACU
  • 5 hours of interactive sessions
  • 4 hours of Didactic lectures
  • 2 sessions of hands-on
  • 2 sessions Ultrasound guided procedural demonstration
*Limited scholarships available from Foundation for Indian nationals