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Breaking News: Bariatric Times Announces Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP, as Co-Clinical Editor Beginning 2015

| November 2, 2014

Dear friends and colleagues, I just returned from Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, after attending the Cleveland Clinic’s Digestive Disease Institute international meeting “Prevention and Management of Complications in Bariatric Surgery.” Philip Schauer, MD, and Tomasz Rogula, MD, served as course directors and I served on the faculty, presenting on the topic “rare and new […]

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The Medical Student Notebook

| November 2, 2014

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. Lesson #1 explores topics in gastrointestinal physiology and discusses the implications of gastric bypass surgery for each subject. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel […]

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Checklist #26: Management of Complicated or Failed Vertical Banded Gastroplasty

| November 2, 2014

by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and  Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS Column Editor Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times, Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director, The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; Director, General Surgery Residency Program and Fellowship in […]

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One Year Later: Reflections on the 2013 ASMBS Presidential Address

| November 2, 2014

An Interview with Dr. Jaime Ponce including insights from other members of ASMBS Leadership Bariatric Times. 2014;11(11):10–13. This column is dedicated to sharing the vast knowledge and opinions of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery leadership on relevant topics in the field of bariatric surgery. This Month’s Interview with: Jaime Ponce, MD Medical […]

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Chronic Abdominal Pain in Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Biliopancreatic Diversion-Duodenal Switch Patients

| November 2, 2014

by Rena C. Moon, MD; Andre F. Teixeira, MD; Muhammad A. Jawad, MD, FACS Rena C. Moon, MD; Andre F. Teixeira, MD; and Muhammad A. Jawad, MD, FACS, are from the Department of Bariatric Surgery, Orlando Regional Medical Center & Bariatric and Laparoscopy Center, Orlando Health. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors reports […]

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Advancements in Obesity Treatment for the Low BMI Patient Population: Part 1

| November 2, 2014

This column investigates current research in the surgical and clinical aspects of obesity treatment and educates bariatric care professionals on the most up-to-date information on emerging technologies in the field. Part 1: The United States Perspective An Interview with Natan Zundel, MD, FACS, FASMBS Vice-Chairman, Department of Surgery, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States […]

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Welcome to Physicians’ Specialty Hospital

| November 2, 2014

Fayetteville, Arkansas by Rachelle Younce, Director of Marketing at Physicians’ Specialty Hospital, Fayetteville, Arkansas Bariatric Times. 2014;11(11):22–25. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Welcome to Physicians’ Specialty Hospital Physicians’ Specialty Hospital (PSH) is a 21-bed, physician-owned, multi-specialty hospital located on North […]

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The Countdown Has Begun: The American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2014 and Obesity Week 2014

| October 13, 2014

Dear friends and colleagues, In this issue of Bariatric Times, we present our 25th installment of “Checklists in Bariatric Surgery.” This checklist is for strictures after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG). At my center, we have a 0.6-percent incidence of strictures after LSG, so we find this to be a rare complication. However, we believe it […]

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