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Intussusceptions with Small Bowel Obstruction Following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery

| December 27, 2013

by Wasef Abu-Jaish, MD, FACS; Vaia Sigounas, MD; and Bryan Brown, MS-III Drs. Abu-Jaish and Sigounas are from the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Burlington, Vermont. Mr. Brown is a third-year medical student at University of Vermont College of Medicine. Funding: No funding was provided. […]

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Checklist #15: Conversion of Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band Procedure

| December 27, 2013

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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American Society of Bariatric Physicians’ Obesity Algorithm Guides Physicians through Obesity Treatment for Patients

| December 27, 2013

Medical Methods in Obesity Treatment 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; and Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, […]

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Center for Surgical Weight Loss at Stamford Hospital

| December 27, 2013

Center for Surgical Weight Loss at Stamford Hospital Stamford, Connecticut   by Dory Roedel Ferraro, MS, APRN-CS, CBN Bariatric Times. 2013;10(12):28–31.

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The Most Viewed Articles of 2013

| December 27, 2013

These 10 articles were accessed most often on www.bariatrictimes.com in 2013 #1. Recommended Levels of Carbohydrate after Bariatric Surgery—Review, Published March 2013 by Silvia Leite Faria, MSc, RD; Orlando Pereira Faria, MD;  Mariane de Almeida Cardeal; Heloísa Rodriguez de Gouvêa; Cynthia Buffington, PhD; and Margaret Furtado, MSc, RD #2. The Role of Psychological Testing for […]

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Welcome to the 10th Anniversary Edition of Bariatric Times

| November 26, 2013

Dear Friends, Colleagues and Readers of Bariatric Times,

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Laparoscopic Conversion of Adjustable Gastric Banding to Sleeve Gastrectomy in 10 Steps

| November 26, 2013

This column recruits expert surgeons to share step-by-step technical pearls on bariatric procedures. Column Editors: Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS This Month’s Technique: Laparoscopic Conversion of Adjustable Gastric Banding to Sleeve Gastrectomy in 10 Steps.

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Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in the Present and Future: The ASMBS Presidency Entrance Interview of Dr. Ninh T. Nguyen

| November 26, 2013

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’s Interview With: Ninh T. Nguyen, MD, FACS

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Dumping Dependent Diabetes: Surgical Paradigm

| November 26, 2013

This ongoing column is dedicated to sharing with readers the life and experiences of Dr. Edward Mason Column Editor: Tracy Martinez, RN, BSN, CBN Ms. Martinez is the Program Director for Wittgrove Bariatric Center in La Jolla, California. This month: Dumping Dependent Diabetes: Surgical Paradigm

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Clinical algorithms for identifying and managing complications of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding

| November 26, 2013

by Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS; Jeffrey W. Allen, MD, FACS; Sunil Bhoyrul, MD, FACS, FRCS(Eng); Helmuth T. Billy, MD, FACS; Robert Cywes, MD, PhD; Emma J. Patterson, MD, FRCSC, FACS; Christine J. Ren-Fielding, MD, FACS; and Vafa Shayani, MD, FACS

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