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Discussing Surgical Complications: Bowel Obstructions among the Most Feared

Discussing Surgical Complications: Bowel Obstructions among the Most Feared

| April 1, 2015

A Message from Dr. Raul J. Rosenthal Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of Staff, Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; General Surgery Residency Program Director; and Director, Fellowship in MIS and Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic […]

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Medical and Surgical Under One Roof: How Obesity Medicine Specialists and Surgeons Work Together

Medical and Surgical Under One Roof: How Obesity Medicine Specialists and Surgeons Work Together

| April 1, 2015

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Co-Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Still is also a board member of the Obesity Action Coalition, Tampa, Florida. Dear Colleagues, In my […]

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The Effects of Government Policies, Economic Forces, and Globalization on Worldwide Obesity

The Effects of Government Policies, Economic Forces, and Globalization on Worldwide Obesity

| April 1, 2015

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: The Effects of Government Policies, Economic Forces, and Globalization on Worldwide […]

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The ACS/SAGES Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery® Expands Internationally

The ACS/SAGES Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery® Expands Internationally

| April 1, 2015

Bariatric Times. 2015;12(4):12–13. An Interview with: Steven Schwaitzberg, MD Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Chief of Surgery, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, Massachusetts; SDS Chair, FLS Committee, AO Vice Chair FLS Committee-International Affairs. Allan Okrainec, MD, MHPE, FRCSC, FACS Head, Division of General Surgery, UHN, Peter A. Crossgrove Chair in General Surgery, Director, Temerty/Chang Telesimulation […]

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Intestinal Complications after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Intestinal Complications after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

| April 1, 2015

by Mustafa W. Aman, MD; Kimberley E. Steele, MD; Thomas H. Magnuson, MD; Anne O. Lidor, MD; Hien T. Nguyen, MD; and Michael A. Schweitzer, MD Mustafa W. Aman, MD; Kimberley E. Steele, MD; Thomas H. Magnuson, MD; Anne O. Lidor, MD; Hien T. Nguyen, MD; and Michael A. Schweitzer, MD, are from the Department […]

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Treatment of the Dilated Gastrojejunostomy Using a Collagen Biomatrix

Treatment of the Dilated Gastrojejunostomy Using a Collagen Biomatrix

| April 1, 2015

by Mathew W. Severidt, DO; Nicholas J. Kuiper, DO; and David D. Coster, MD Mathew W. Severidt, DO; Nicholas J. Kuiper, DO; and David D. Coster, MD, are from the Grinnell Institute for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Grinnell Bariatrics, Surgical Associates, LLP, Grinnell, Iowa. Bariatric Times. 2015;12(4):20–22. ABSTRACT Objective: The increasing population of post-gastric […]

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News and Trends-April 2015

News and Trends-April 2015

| April 1, 2015

Bariatric surgery prior to joint replacement improves outcomes in obese patients NEW YORK, New York—Obesity is not only a risk factor for developing knee and hip arthritis, it is also linked to less favorable outcomes after joint replacement surgery. Two new studies at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City find that bariatric […]

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We are Challenged to Make Surgery Affordable While Maintaining Quality and Outcomes

We are Challenged to Make Surgery Affordable While Maintaining Quality and Outcomes

| March 1, 2015

A Message from Dr. Raul J. Rosenthal Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of Staff, Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; General Surgery Residency Program Director; and Director, Fellowship in MIS and Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic […]

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