top of page

Tue, Oct 06



Battle of the Balloons

Registration is Closed
See other events
Battle of the Balloons
Battle of the Balloons

Time & Location

Oct 06, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EDT



About the Congress

International Bariatric Club University of Oxford Hot Topics in Surgery - Online Debate 

Theme: Battle of the Balloons 

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

800-930 PST

1100-1230 EST 

1200-1330 Brazil 

1600-1730 BST

1900-2030 UAE 

Chair: Professor Ariel Ortiz-Lagardere (USA) 

Co-Chair: Professor Manoel Galvao Neto (Brazil)  

Debate #1  

Swallowable Balloons will replace endoscopically placed Intragastric  Balloons in the near future’  

Debate Moderator: Prof Eduardo Grecco (Brazil)  

FOR: Prof Salman K Al-Sabah (Kuwait)

AGAINST: Dr. Anna Carolina Hoff (Brazil)  

Debate #2  

Air filled Balloons will replace fluid filled Balloons in the Near Future Debate 

Moderator: Dr. Helmuth Billy (USA)

FOR: Prof Mohammed Rizwan (Qatar)

AGAINST: Dr. Reem Sharaiha (USA)

Panel Discussion: How Can we Mitigate the Complications of Intragastric Balloons?  

Chair: Professor Manoel Galvao Neto (Brazil)

Dr Levon N. Grigoryan (Armenia) Mr. Evangelos Efthimiou (UK) Prof.  Gontrand López-Nava (Spain) Dr. Christine Stier (Germany) Dr. Sonja Chiappetta (Italy) Prof. Alfredo Genco (Italy) Dr. Anna Carolina Hoff (Brazil) Prof. Gustavo Carvalho (Brazil) Prof. Barham Abu Dayyeh (USA)

Share This Information

Event Info: Events
bottom of page