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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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The Cost-Effectiveness of Non-surgical Obesity Therapies

The Cost-Effectiveness of Non-surgical Obesity Therapies

| March 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 this […]

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Is Bariatric Surgery Cost Effective?

Is Bariatric Surgery Cost Effective?

| March 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: Is Bariatric Surgery Cost Effective? by Benjamin N. Rome, Medical Student, […]

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Nutrition Graph for Argentina’s Bariatric Population: A Best-Practice Algorithm

| March 1, 2015

by Lic. Fantelli Pateiro Laura, Lic. Natalia Pampillón, Lic. Mónica Coqueugniot, Lic. Patricia De Rosa, Lic. Carolina Pagano, Lic. Clarisa Reynoso, Lic. María Cecilia De Pizzol, Lic. Clara Iturralde, Lic. Susana Podestá, Lic. Cecilia Penutto Fantelli Pateiro L is from Bariatric Surgery Division at Hospital Privado de Comunidad, Mar del Plata, Argentina. Pampillón N and […]

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The American Society of Bariatric Physicians: Obesity Medicine 2015 Offers 30 CME Hours of All-new Content

| March 1, 2015

This column is dedicated to providing information on the medical management of obesity, which includes diet, exercise, behavioral change, and medication. Column Editors: Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-Medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, Scottsdale, Arizona Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program […]

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Interesting Cases Encountered During Fellowship

| March 1, 2015

This column aims to educate individuals and organizations about the importance of the work that the Foundation for Surgical Fellowships is doing to ensure the funding that leads to the innovative training for surgeons to apply the principles of advanced surgical techniques in patient care. This month: by Matthew O. Hubbard, MD, MS, and Caitlin […]

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