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Aspiration Therapy—An Emerging Endoscopic Device for Treatment of Obesity

Aspiration Therapy—An Emerging Endoscopic Device for Treatment of Obesity

| February 1, 2019

by Dilhana Badurdeen, MD; Margo Dunlap, RN; Michael Schweitzer, MD; and Vivek Kumbhari, MD Drs. Badurdeen, Dunlap, and Kumbhari are with the Division of Gastroenterology and Dr. Schweitzer is with the Division of Surgery—all with Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, Maryland. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Dr. Khumbari is a consultant for Medtronic (Minneapolis, […]

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Bariatric Surgery and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Bariatric Surgery and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

| February 1, 2019

by Joseph R. Giacolone, BS; Isabella Guajardo, BA; Samuel Torres Landa, MD; Octavia Picket Blakely, MD, MHS; Noel N. Williams, MD; and Kristoffel R. Dumon, MD Mr. Giacolone and Ms. Guajardo are with Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Landa is from Oregon Health & Science in Portland, Oregon. Drs. Picket Blakely, […]

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Raising the Standard: DROP—The First National MBSAQIP Quality Improvement Project: Decreasing Readmissions through Opportunities Provided

Raising the Standard: DROP—The First National MBSAQIP Quality Improvement Project: Decreasing Readmissions through Opportunities Provided

| February 1, 2019

by Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Gadaleta is Chair of the Department of Surgery at Southside Hospital and Director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health in Manhasset, New York; and Associate Professor of Surgery at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell […]

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Gastric Embolization— A New Alternative for the Treatment of Obesity?

Gastric Embolization— A New Alternative for the Treatment of Obesity?

| February 1, 2019

by Diego López, MPH Mr. López is a medical student at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.The FUNDING: No funding was provided for this article. DISCLOSURES: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2019;16(2):18. The Medical Student Notebook This ongoing column explores the science behind obesity […]

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YouTube® as a Source of Information on Healthy Weight  Loss Plans: A Snapshot Analysis of Information Quality

YouTube® as a Source of Information on Healthy Weight Loss Plans: A Snapshot Analysis of Information Quality

| February 1, 2019

by Elizabeth A. Klumpp Ms. Klumpp is Vice President and Editorial Director for Matrix Medical Communications in West Chester, Pennsylvania. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this article. DISCLOSURES: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2019;16(2):20–21. Introduction According to Pew Research Center, eight out of […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| February 1, 2019

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February 2019 Digital Edition

February 2019 Digital Edition

| February 1, 2019

Click the cover below to access the February 2019 digital edition of Bariatric Times!

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What Can I Do About a Negative Online Review?

What Can I Do About a Negative Online Review?

| October 1, 2018

by Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD Ms. Vanderpool is Vice President, Risk Management, at PRMS, Inc. This ongoing column is dedicated to providing information to our readers on managing legal risks associated with medical practice. The answers are provided by PRMS, Inc. (www.prms.com), a manager of medical professional liability insurance programs with services that include risk […]

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Effects of Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate on Functional Impairment Measured on the Sheehan Disability Scale in Adults With Moderate-to-severe Binge Eating Disorder:  Results from Two Randomized, Placebo-controlled Trials

Effects of Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate on Functional Impairment Measured on the Sheehan Disability Scale in Adults With Moderate-to-severe Binge Eating Disorder: Results from Two Randomized, Placebo-controlled Trials

| October 1, 2018

by David V. Sheehan, MD, MBA; Maria Gasior, MD, PhD; Susan L. McElroy, MD; Jana Radewonuk, MSc; Barry K. Herman, MD, MMM; and James Hudson, MD, ScD Dr. Sheehan is with the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida. Drs. Herman and Gasior and Ms. Radewonuk are formerly affiliated with Shire Pharmaceuticals […]

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Obesity and Diabetes: Two Inextricably Linked Diseases that Improve with Metabolic Surgery

Obesity and Diabetes: Two Inextricably Linked Diseases that Improve with Metabolic Surgery

| September 1, 2018

John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of the Section of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, and Past President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the September 2018 issue of Bariatric Times. We are please to offer two features […]

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