During this course, the topics of indication, perioperative management and various surgical techniques will be covered in lectures, as well as the observation of live surgery with various techniques (One-Anastomosis Gastric Bypass (OAGB), Sleeve Gastrectomy, Omega-Loop Gastric Bypass, RYGB & Revisional Surgery - SADI-S), depending on course level.

Participants of this program will have the opportunity to:

  • Discuss different bariatric procedures during live cases with expert faculty
  • Obtain a clear overview of instrumentation used 
  • Share best practice techniques on operating room organization
  • Discuss patient cases with expert faculty and learn how to better manage complications


This program is designed for advanced surgeons who are currently performing bariatric & metabolic procedures and have a good understanding on how to perform laparoscopic bariatric (RYGB & sleeve gastrectomy) procedures. 


By attending this course, participants will:

  • Gain insights on the safe approach of various bariatric & metabolic procedures
  • Learn safe and effective use of laparoscopic staplers, ultrasonic, and advanced bi-polar energy devices through video and case observations
  • Acquire current knowledge and the optimal management strategy for each patient
  • Learn to manage difficult scenarios and understand how to address potential complications


University Hospital AKH Vienna.

Vienna, Austria.


Arrival on Day 1:

Lectures, scientific discussion and dinner with Faculty.

Day 2: 

Lectures, live case and discussions. 

Flight departing earliest at 6 PM from Vienna airport.


1 extra day of live cases. 


Day 1:



  • Literature data overview bariatric surgery
  • Evolution of surgical bariatric techniques in AKH Vienna (20+ years of experience)
  • Focus on scientific research in OAGB

The lectures will be followed by dinner with Faculty. 

Day 2:

Live cases (depending on patient mix):

  • One-Anastomosis Gastric Bypass
  • Omega-Loop Gastric Bypass
  • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • SADI-S

In between OR sessions, there will be lectures on patient selection, surgical techniques, patient follow-up and complication management.