Bariatric Times

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CURRENT ISSUE: VOL. 13, ISSUE 1, JANUARY 2016

The Metabolic Center:  A New Approach for a New Disease

The Metabolic Center: A New Approach for a New Disease

A Message from Dr. Walter J. Pories Co-Author: Dr. Konstantinos Spaniolas Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS, Colonel, USA (Ret.), is Professor of Surgery, Biochemistry and Kinesiology, Department of Surgery, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina. Konstantinos Spaniolas, MD, FACS, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Interim Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive […]

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Bariatrics and Orthopedics Work Together in SWIFT Study: Evaluating Impact of Surgical Weight Loss on Joint Disease in Obese Patients

Bariatrics and Orthopedics Work Together in SWIFT Study: Evaluating Impact of Surgical Weight Loss on Joint Disease in Obese Patients

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 Readers, I’d like […]

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The History of Bariatric Surgery: 38 Years Dedicated to Bariatric Surgery

The History of Bariatric Surgery: 38 Years Dedicated to Bariatric Surgery

by Rafael F. Capella, MD, FACS Dr. Rafael F. Capella was a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the New Jersey Medical School of Newark, New Jersey, and a founding member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. He was a director of the Division of Bariatric Surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center at Hackensack, […]

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Pathophysiology and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Bariatric Patients

Pathophysiology and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Bariatric Patients

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, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Pathophysiology and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea  in Bariatric Patients by […]

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The Mount Sinai Health System Bariatric Surgery Collaborative

The Mount Sinai Health System Bariatric Surgery Collaborative

One Healthcare System, Three Distinct Sites by William B. Inabnet III, MD, FACS William B. Inabnet III, MD, FACS, is Chairman, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Eugene W Friedman Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai, New York, New York Bariatric Times. 2016;13(1):25–29. Welcome to the Mount Sinai Health System Bariatric […]

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The 15th Annual  Surgery of the Foregut Symposium

The 15th Annual Surgery of the Foregut Symposium

Plus: The 3rd Annual International Congress of Fluorescent Guided Imaging Surgery Boca Raton, Florida • February 4–7, 2016 by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Rosenthal is 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; […]

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The Father of Bariatric Surgery Discusses Diabetes Resolution, Family, Health, and Life

The Father of Bariatric Surgery Discusses Diabetes Resolution, Family, Health, and Life

A Message from Dr. Edward E. Mason The “Father of Bariatric Surgery,” Dr. Edward E. Mason founded The American Society for Bariatric Surgery in 1983 in Iowa City, Iowa. He was the first president of the ASBS and was instrumental in developing the International Bariatric Surgery Registry. He continues to dedicate his life to the […]

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Choosing the Right Weight Loss Medication for Your Patient Requires Careful Consideration

Choosing the Right Weight Loss Medication for Your Patient Requires Careful Consideration

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 Readers, Welcome to […]

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ASMBS “Obesity PAC” Political Action Committee Takes Fight for Patients to the Next Level

ASMBS “Obesity PAC” Political Action Committee Takes Fight for Patients to the Next Level

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: ASMBS “Obesity PAC” Political Action Committee Takes Fight for Patients to the Next Level John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS Chief of […]

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Is Bariatric Surgery Protective against Breast and Endometrial Cancers for Women?

Is Bariatric Surgery Protective against Breast and Endometrial Cancers for Women?

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, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Is Bariatric Surgery Protective against Breast and Endometrial Cancers for Women? […]

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The History of Bariatric Surgery: My 50 Years with Surgical Treatment of Diabesity

The History of Bariatric Surgery: My 50 Years with Surgical Treatment of Diabesity

by John G. Kral, MA, MD, PhD, FACS Professor of Surgery, Medicine and Cell Biology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, College of Medicine and School of Graduate Studies, Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Kral is Professor of Surgery, Medicine and Cell Biology and former Director of Surgery at Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, New York. He is past […]

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Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in the Bariatric Patient:  A Review of the Literature

Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in the Bariatric Patient: A Review of the Literature

by Salvatore Docimo, Jr., DO, MS Salvatore Docimo, Jr., DO, MS, is Clinical Instructor and Fellow, Department of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania. Bariatric Times. 2015;12(12):18–22. ABSTRACT Patients undergoing bariatric surgery are at an increased risk for venous thromboembolism. Despite this elevated risk, no standardized risk assessment tools […]

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HISTORY OF BARIATRIC SURGERY

The History of Bariatric Surgery: 38 Years Dedicated to Bariatric Surgery

The History of Bariatric Surgery: 38 Years Dedicated to Bariatric Surgery

by Rafael F. Capella, MD, FACS Dr. Rafael F. Capella was a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the New Jersey Medical School of Newark, New Jersey, and a founding member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. He was a director of the Division of Bariatric Surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center at Hackensack, […]

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The History of Bariatric Surgery: My 50 Years with Surgical Treatment of Diabesity

The History of Bariatric Surgery: My 50 Years with Surgical Treatment of Diabesity

by John G. Kral, MA, MD, PhD, FACS Professor of Surgery, Medicine and Cell Biology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, College of Medicine and School of Graduate Studies, Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Kral is Professor of Surgery, Medicine and Cell Biology and former Director of Surgery at Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, New York. He is past […]

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Changing Paradigms with Metabolic Surgery Research

Changing Paradigms with Metabolic Surgery Research

Dr. Ricardo Cohen is the Director of The Center for Obesity and Diabetes at Oswaldo Cruz German Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He is also former President of the Brazilian Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. Dr. Cohen is a member of the Editorial Board for Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, Advisory Editor for […]

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The History of Bariatric Surgery: Introducing a New Bariatric Procedure:  Clinical Trials of Gastric Banding

The History of Bariatric Surgery: Introducing a New Bariatric Procedure: Clinical Trials of Gastric Banding

by Paul O’Brien, MD, FRAS Dr. Paul O’Brien is the head of the Centre for Bariatric Surgery in Melbourne, Australia, and Emeritus Professor of Surgery at Monash University. He was Head of the University’s Department of Surgery at the Alfred Hospital from 1986 to 2004. He founded the Centre for Obesity Research and Education (CORE) […]

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The History of Bariatric Surgery: A Life in Metabolic Surgery

The History of Bariatric Surgery: A Life in Metabolic Surgery

by Mervyn Deitel, MD, FASMBS, FACN, CRCSc, FICS Dr. Deitel pioneered intravenous hyper-alimentation (total parenteral nutrition) at St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Toronto in 1967 and began bariatric surgery in 1970, becoming a Professor of Nutritional Sciences and Surgery at University of Toronto, performing 2,850 jejuno-ileal bypasses, gastroplasties, and Roux-en-Y gastric bypasses. Starting in the […]

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The History of Bariatric Surgery: Forty Years in Bariatric Surgery

The History of Bariatric Surgery: Forty Years in Bariatric Surgery

by Mathias A.L. (MAL) Fobi, MD, FACS, FICS, FACN, FASMBS Dr. Mathias A.L. Fobi is a senior staff surgeon at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He was one of the founding members of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery (ASBS) in 1983. He has served as the President of the American Society […]

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CHECKLISTS IN BARIATRIC SURGERY

Checklist #29: Reducing Readmission after Bariatric Surgery

Checklist #29: Reducing Readmission after Bariatric Surgery

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 Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida Column Co-editors Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS Associate Director of […]

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Checklist #28: Enhanced Recovery after Bariatric Surgery

Checklist #28: Enhanced Recovery after Bariatric Surgery

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 Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida Column Co-editors Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS Associate Director of […]

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Checklist#27: Legal Issues in Bariatric Surgery

Checklist#27: Legal Issues in Bariatric Surgery

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

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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Checklist #25: Diagnosis and Management of Strictures after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

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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Checklist #24: Unusual Clinical Challenges in Bariatric Patients

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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The Metabolic Center:  A New Approach for a New Disease

The Metabolic Center: A New Approach for a New Disease

| January 1, 2016

A Message from Dr. Walter J. Pories Co-Author: Dr. Konstantinos Spaniolas Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS, Colonel, USA (Ret.), is Professor of Surgery, Biochemistry and Kinesiology, Department of Surgery, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina. Konstantinos Spaniolas, MD, FACS, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Interim Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive […]

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Bariatrics and Orthopedics Work Together in SWIFT Study: Evaluating Impact of Surgical Weight Loss on Joint Disease in Obese Patients

Bariatrics and Orthopedics Work Together in SWIFT Study: Evaluating Impact of Surgical Weight Loss on Joint Disease in Obese Patients

| January 1, 2016

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 Readers, I’d like […]

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The History of Bariatric Surgery: 38 Years Dedicated to Bariatric Surgery

The History of Bariatric Surgery: 38 Years Dedicated to Bariatric Surgery

| January 1, 2016

by Rafael F. Capella, MD, FACS Dr. Rafael F. Capella was a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the New Jersey Medical School of Newark, New Jersey, and a founding member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. He was a director of the Division of Bariatric Surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center at Hackensack, […]

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Pathophysiology and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Bariatric Patients

Pathophysiology and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Bariatric Patients

| January 1, 2016

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, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Pathophysiology and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea  in Bariatric Patients by […]

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The Mount Sinai Health System Bariatric Surgery Collaborative

The Mount Sinai Health System Bariatric Surgery Collaborative

| January 1, 2016

One Healthcare System, Three Distinct Sites by William B. Inabnet III, MD, FACS William B. Inabnet III, MD, FACS, is Chairman, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Eugene W Friedman Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai, New York, New York Bariatric Times. 2016;13(1):25–29. Welcome to the Mount Sinai Health System Bariatric […]

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The 15th Annual  Surgery of the Foregut Symposium

The 15th Annual Surgery of the Foregut Symposium

| January 1, 2016

Plus: The 3rd Annual International Congress of Fluorescent Guided Imaging Surgery Boca Raton, Florida • February 4–7, 2016 by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Rosenthal is 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; […]

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The Most Viewed Articles of 2015

| January 1, 2016

These 10 articles were accessed most often on www.bariatrictimes.com in 2015 #1—Intestinal Complications after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass 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 #2—Gastric Band Erosion into Colon and Stomach: Case Report and Review of […]

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Clinical Trials in Bariatric and Metabolic Medicine

Clinical Trials in Bariatric and Metabolic Medicine

| January 1, 2016

Information provided from clinicaltrials.gov Surgical Weight-Loss to Improve Functional Status Trajectories Following Total Knee Arthroplasty (SWIFT Trial) Status: Not yet open for participant recruitment Purpose: The purpose of the SWIFT Trial is to answer two research questions. •    Does bariatric surgery before total knee arthroplasty (TKA) improve both perioperative and long-term outcomes of TKA in […]

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Journal Watch—January 2016

Journal Watch—January 2016

| January 1, 2016

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research Assessment of two different diagnostic guidelines criteria (National Cholesterol Education Adult Treatment Panel III [ATP III] and International Diabetes Federation [IDF]) for the evaluation of metabolic syndrome remission in a longitudinal cohort of patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Rodríguez-Ortiz D, Reyes-Pérez A, León […]

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News and Trends—January 2016

News and Trends—January 2016

| January 1, 2016

News from the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists About the AACE. The AACE represents more than 7,000 endocrinologists in the United States and abroad. AACE is the largest association of clinical endocrinologists in the world. The majority of AACE members are certified in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism and concentrate on the treatment of patients with […]

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The Father of Bariatric Surgery Discusses Diabetes Resolution, Family, Health, and Life

The Father of Bariatric Surgery Discusses Diabetes Resolution, Family, Health, and Life

| December 1, 2015

A Message from Dr. Edward E. Mason The “Father of Bariatric Surgery,” Dr. Edward E. Mason founded The American Society for Bariatric Surgery in 1983 in Iowa City, Iowa. He was the first president of the ASBS and was instrumental in developing the International Bariatric Surgery Registry. He continues to dedicate his life to the […]

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Choosing the Right Weight Loss Medication for Your Patient Requires Careful Consideration

Choosing the Right Weight Loss Medication for Your Patient Requires Careful Consideration

| December 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 Readers, Welcome to […]

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ASMBS “Obesity PAC” Political Action Committee Takes Fight for Patients to the Next Level

ASMBS “Obesity PAC” Political Action Committee Takes Fight for Patients to the Next Level

| December 1, 2015

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: ASMBS “Obesity PAC” Political Action Committee Takes Fight for Patients to the Next Level John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS Chief of […]

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Is Bariatric Surgery Protective against Breast and Endometrial Cancers for Women?

Is Bariatric Surgery Protective against Breast and Endometrial Cancers for Women?

| December 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, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Is Bariatric Surgery Protective against Breast and Endometrial Cancers for Women? […]

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The History of Bariatric Surgery: My 50 Years with Surgical Treatment of Diabesity

The History of Bariatric Surgery: My 50 Years with Surgical Treatment of Diabesity

| December 1, 2015

by John G. Kral, MA, MD, PhD, FACS Professor of Surgery, Medicine and Cell Biology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, College of Medicine and School of Graduate Studies, Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Kral is Professor of Surgery, Medicine and Cell Biology and former Director of Surgery at Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, New York. He is past […]

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Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in the Bariatric Patient:  A Review of the Literature

Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in the Bariatric Patient: A Review of the Literature

| December 1, 2015

by Salvatore Docimo, Jr., DO, MS Salvatore Docimo, Jr., DO, MS, is Clinical Instructor and Fellow, Department of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania. Bariatric Times. 2015;12(12):18–22. ABSTRACT Patients undergoing bariatric surgery are at an increased risk for venous thromboembolism. Despite this elevated risk, no standardized risk assessment tools […]

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Journal Watch—December 2015

Journal Watch—December 2015

| December 1, 2015

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research THIS MONTH’S TOPIC: Postsurgical Pain Management in the Bariatric Patient Population Does preincisional infiltration with bupivacaine reduce postoperative pain in laparoscopic bariatric surgery? Moncada R, Martinaitis L, Landecho M, et al. Obes Surg. 2015 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print] Synopsis: The authors […]

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News and Trends—December 2015

News and Trends—December 2015

| December 1, 2015

AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR METABOLIC AND BARIATRIC SURGERY, OBESITY GROUPS TAKE AIM AT STATES THAT DENY COVERAGE OF OBESITY TREATMENT UNDER AFFORDABLE CARE ACT Five Groups File Complaint with U.S. Health and Human Services Citing Non-Compliance and Discrimination in 27 States GAINESVILLE, Florida—The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and groups including The Obesity […]

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Goodbye for Now, BT Readers! Beginning in December 2015: Guest Editorials from Past Presidents of the ASMBS

Goodbye for Now, BT Readers! Beginning in December 2015: Guest Editorials from Past Presidents of the ASMBS

| November 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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Using Motivational Interviewing to Engage Patients, Assess Where They are in Stages of Behavioral Change

Using Motivational Interviewing to Engage Patients, Assess Where They are in Stages of Behavioral Change

| November 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 Readers, Welcome to […]

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