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Checklist #13: Reoperative Bariatric Surgery

| October 21, 2013

by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and  Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS

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Countdown to Obesity Week 2013

| October 21, 2013

Interview #9: Kevin M. Reavis, MD, FACS Bariatric Times. 2013;10(10):12.

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The Importance Of Pursuing The Patient’s Definition of Success Following Weight Loss Surgery: Strategies and Considerations for the Bariatric Team

| October 21, 2013

by Warren L. Huberman, PhD Dr. Huberman is Clinical Assistant Professor, NYU School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New York, New York. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article.

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Improvement of End-stage Renal Disease in an Obese Diabetic Patient After Gastric Bypass

| October 21, 2013

by Ji Yeon Park, MD, and Yong Jin Kim, MD, PhD Drs. Park and Kim are from the Department of Surgery, Soonchunhyang University Hospital, Daesagwan-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, 140-887, Republic of Korea.

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The Center for Surgical Weight Management at Gwinnett Medical Center Duluth

| October 21, 2013

by Debra Proulx, RN, BHS, MBA, CBN Debra Proulx, RN, BHS, MBA, CBN, is the Director of Bariatric Services for Gwinnett Medical Center. She currently serves on the ASMBS Integrated Health Clinical Issues Committee. Bariatric Times. 2013;10(10):26–29.

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Counting Down to Obesity Week 2013: We Hope to See You There

| September 23, 2013

Dear Readers: Welcome to another exciting edition of our magazine. I just returned from the 18th World Congress of the International Federation for The Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) in Istanbul, Turkey, and I am pleased to report that, as in previous years, this was an excellent meeting. Despite the unstable political situation […]

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The Affordable Care Act: Key Elements and What It Means for Bariatric Surgery

| September 23, 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: John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS

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Tachycardia after Stapled Bariatric Operations

| September 23, 2013

by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and  Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS 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.

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update

| September 23, 2013

September 2013 by David Provost, MD

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Abdominal Wall Reconstruction for Ventral Hernias in the Bariatric Patient: A Unique Challenge

| September 23, 2013

The Hole in the Wall with Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS Dedicated to providing a venue for interactive exchange of ideas, interesting topics, and surgical pearls from experts in repair of abdominal wall defects as they relate to bariatric surgery. A Message from Column Editor Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS Dear Readers of Bariatric Times: I would like […]

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