MICHEL GAGNER, MD, FACS and CINE-MED, INC.
Announce Release of New Book
Woodbury, CT, US - Cine-Med, Inc is pleased to announce the release of its latest surgery book, Atlas of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery, edited by Michel Gagner, MD, FACS and Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS.
"It took 5 years to write, and there is more than 20 years worth of experience written in this book" says Dr. Gagner
Dr. Michel Gagner
of Montreal, Canada and President of the 2014 World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders
was one of the lead investigators for the GLP Studies using the SurgiBot system.
The GLP studies also included multiple procedures performed by surgeons from varying specialties to demonstrate the SurgiBot's
abilities to handle critical tasks commonly performed during the rigors of laparascopic surgery.
"The SurgiBot system proved to be capable of effectively performing surgery in this completed study", said Dr. Gagner
Dr. Michel Gagner, President of ASMBS Canada Chapter, will host the conference with other soon to be announced international delegates.
Founded in 1983, the ASMBS
strives to advance the art and science of metabolic and bariatric surgery by continually improving the quality and safety of care and treatment of people with obesity and related diseases by "advancing the science of metabolic and bariatric surgery and increase public understanding of obesity" and "fostering collaboration between health professionals on obesity and related diseases".
The Consensus Conference on Duodenal Switch is a big step in achieving these goals; by bring a host of international health professionals on obesity and related diseases all under one roof, the conference hopes to provide understanding and public awareness on issues pertinent to obesity on a global scale.
The first day of the conference (June 22nd) will be dedicated to live surgery demonstrations supervised by Dr. Gagner
, including a Laparoscopic Duodenal Switches, revision of duodenal switch, conversion of sleeve to duodenal switch, SADI-S (Single Anastomosis Duodeno-Ilestomy with Sleeve), conversion of sleeve to SADI-S, SIPS (Stomach Intestine Pylorus Sparing surgery), conversion of bands to DS, and conversion of gastric bypass to DS.