Morbid Obesity (Gastric Banding)

  • 2 day intensive training program
  • Hands on training
  • Tutorship & assessment
  • Group discussion
  • Tranquil learning environment
  • Worldwide best practiced training method

Course Objectives of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

  • To cover a broad spectrum of surgical procedures in morbid obesity surgery
  • To provide indications for surgical treatment and discuss operative complications
  • To highlight technicalities of surgical interventions through the broadcasting of live procedures
  • Real-time discussion between the instructor and the surgeon trainees
  • To provide hands-on sessions to improve skills in laparoscopic surgery through practice on live tissue under experts’ tutorials
  • To describe postoperative clinical results and practical applications of evidence-based clinical medicine

Eligibility :

  • General surgeons

Course duration:

  • 2 days


  • Laparoscopy Training Center of TUMS, Parvin Sq., 196 St., TehranPars 3rd Sq., Tehran, Iran
  • Bahman Hospital,Iran Zamin St., Tehran, Iran


First Day

Introduction to Gastric Banding (theory)

Patient selection

Side effects

Gastric banding movie review

Live animal surgery


Second Day

Gastric banding movie review ( slippage, extraction)

Animal live surgery

Live surgery observation