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Quota of 50 Anastomotic Procedures in 12 Months May Be Difficult to Achieve for Some Fellows

| July 10, 2014

Dear Readers of Bariatric Times: For those of you who did not have the opportunity to attend the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Spring Event in Miami, Florida, the conference was excellent. With an attendance of over 300 physicians and allied healthcare professionals, the success of this event sent our leadership a […]

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Body Contouring Procedures Could Contribute to the Long-term Success of Bariatric Patients in Maintaining Weight Loss

| July 10, 2014

Dear Bariatric Times Editor: As the number of bariatric procedures being performed has increased, so has the number of patients presenting for body contouring procedures after significant weight loss. Despite the desire of many post-bariatric patients to undergo these procedures, only 21 percent of patients actually undergo them.[1] Several barriers contribute to this low number, […]

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Orthostatic Intolerance Following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy for Morbid Obesity

| July 10, 2014

by Wasef Abu-Jaish, MD, FACS; Reshma Patel, MD; and Mohammad Jafferji, MS IV Dr. Abu-Jaish is Ass. Professor of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine; Co-Director of Bariatric Surgery Program, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Minimally Invasive And Bariatric Surgery, Burlington,Vermont. Dr. Reshma Patel is a surgical resident, Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont […]

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Checklists in Bariatric Surgery checklist #22 Vitamin Deficiency after Bariatric Surgery: Part 1

| July 10, 2014

Bariatric Times. 2014;11(7):11–12. Welcome to “Checklists in Bariatric Surgery.” This column’s aim is to help bariatric surgeons quickly review the reasons for potential problems when caring for bariatric patients. This month’s Checklist focuses on vitamin deficiency after bariatric surgery. All the bariatric operations have the potential to determine vitamin deficiencies or worsen previously existing ones. […]

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This month: The State of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery in Spain

| July 10, 2014

An Interview  with Dr. Antonio J. Torres  Bariatric Times. 2014;11(7):14. Dr. Torres is Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Facultad Medicina Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain. The state of obesity and bariatric surgery varies from country to country. In this series, authors from around the world discuss obesity and bariatrics in their […]

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Welcome to  Community Bariatric Services North   Indianapolis, Indiana

Welcome to Community Bariatric Services North Indianapolis, Indiana

| July 10, 2014

by Sarah Muntel, RD Sarah Muntel is a registered dietitian at Community Bariatric Services North, Community Hospital North, Indianapolis, Indiana. Bariatric Times. 2014;11(7):16–18 Welcome to Community Bariatric Services North Community Bariatric Services North is located on Community Hospital North campus in Indianapolis, Indiana. Community Hospital North has provided care for patients from Central Indiana for […]

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9th International Bariatric Club Symposium at IFSO Brussels Brussels, Belgium • April 30, 2014

9th International Bariatric Club Symposium at IFSO Brussels Brussels, Belgium • April 30, 2014

| July 10, 2014

by Cynthia-Michelle Borg Ms Cynthia-Michelle Borg is Symposium Director, Consultant Bariatric and Upper GI surgeon, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom. Bariatric Times. 2014;11(7):20–21. The 9th International Bariatric Club Symposium was held on April 30, 2014, at the Sqare Congress Centre in Brussels, Belgium. The symposium was part of the International Federation for […]

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Both Roux-en-Y Fistulo-jejunostomy and Limited Proximal Gastrectomy with Esophago-jejunostomy Should be Considered as Treatment Modalities for Chronic Fistulous Tracts After Staple Disruption in Patients Who Have Undergone Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

| June 11, 2014

Dear Readers of Bariatric Times: By the time you receive this issue of Bariatric Times, we will probably be together in Miami, Florida, enjoying the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) 2014 Spring Event. The program will be excellent. Drs. Dan Herron and Rory Pryor have prepared excellent sessions with top-notch speakers and […]

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