Nova’s first annual bariatric master class concludes in Mumbai
Nova Specialty Surgery organised the ‘First Annual Nova Bariatric Master Class’ at Mumbai to train bariatric surgeons and general surgeons in bariatric surgical techniques. The training program on Sleeve Gastrectomy & Gastric Bypass was conducted under the supervision of Dr Ramen Goel, Bariatric Surgeon, Nova Specialty Surgery and saw presence of around 100 bariatric surgeons and general surgeons from across the country.
This two-day workshop showcased live surgeries at Nova’s ‘Center for Metabolic Surgery’, Mumbai. The live feeds were also telecasted to the surgeons present at Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education (EISE), Mumbai. The workshop included ‘Animal lab and Endo-trainer sessions’ and comprehensive pre and post-surgery management training with an emphasis on ambulatory bariatric care.
Dr Ramen Goel, Bariatric Surgeon, Nova Specialty Surgery said, “Obesity is assuming epidemic proportion all over the world because of changing lifestyle habits, and India is no exception to this trend. In the last one decade, Bariatric surgery has emerged as a ray of hope for millions of obese Indians. Understanding this growing need, we designed the entire workshop to help surgeons learn the A to Z of Bariatric Surgery by following standardised surgical steps and follow-up protocols.”
Dr M G Bhat, Medical Director, Nova Specialty Surgery commented, “This workshop is the first step towards creating more awareness among the medical fraternity about the latest technology and surgical procedures to treat obesity. Nova takes immense pride in organising this workshop and we are committed to conduct similar workshops in the coming future also.”