The Baricopa Sulamericana II – 2023 video conference was held on Friday morning (27), during the program of the 23rd Brazilian Congress of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (CBBCM), held at the Riocentro, in Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro.
The person who lifted the Champion’s Cup was Dr. Christian Lamar Schepe, a bariatric surgeon from Maranhão, who entered the field in the final by performing a revision surgery from sleeve to bypass for weight relapse and reflux, with the help of a robot. platform.
In second place is Dr. Alexandre Elias, from São Paulo, a bariatric surgeon and member of the Scientific Committee of the CBCBM. His step was made through the video “Corrective surgery after Phoebe Kabila surgery by video laparoscopy, 15 years later – Robot-assisted video surgery”.
The VAR system made several interventions during matches with the aim of clarifying doubts and providing a fairer tournament. The winners were chosen through interactive voting with the audience participating in the event.
“We are the ones who win here, the ones who are shown these videos of great surgeries. Surgeons love to see good surgeries and that’s what we have here.” – said the tournament’s creator and referee, Dr. Luiz Vicente Berti (SP), Executive Vice President of the Brazilian Society of Metabolic and Obesity Surgery.
Doctors Luiz Fernando Cordova (Brasilia), Pedro Martinez (Argentina), Pablo Esteban (Argentina), Percy Prante (Chile) and Hector Geninazi (Uruguay) also participated as referees.
The event began with the semi-finals between Dr. Alexandre Elias and Mauricio Emmanuel Gonçalves Vieira – in the first group – and Luiz Felipe Coraza Martins and Cristian Lamar Schepe – in the second group.
Mauricio Emanuel and Luiz Felipe Coraza shared third place.
first place: Ticket, registration and hotel for the 24th Brazilian Congress of Metabolic and Obesity Surgery 2024
2nd place: Registration and hotel for the 24th Brazilian Congress of Metabolic and Obesity Surgery 2024
the third place: Registration for the 24th Brazilian Congress of Metabolic and Obesity Surgery in 2024
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