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Gastric Remnant Distention after Gastric Bypass

| July 12, 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. Bariatric Times. 2013;10(7):13 Welcome to “Checklists in Bariatric Surgery.” […]

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Let’s Get Real: Return on Investment?

| July 12, 2013

with Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS Dr. Pories is Professor of Surgery, Biochemistry and Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina FUNDING: No funding was provided in the preparation of this manuscript. FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES: Dr. Pories reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this column.. Bariatric Times. 2013;10(7):9.

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Countdown to Obesity Week 2013

| July 12, 2013

Interview #7 Ninh T. Nguyen, MD, FACS, FASMBS Bariatric Times. 2013;10(7):10–11.

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How to Perform a Gastrostomy

How to Perform a Gastrostomy

| July 12, 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: How to Perform a Gastrostomy This Month’s Featured Experts: Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS, Staff Surgeon, The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Department of […]

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The Surgical Therapy and Medications Potentially Eradicate Diabetes Efficiently (STAMPEDE) Substudy

| July 12, 2013

An Interview with Study Authors Philip Schauer, MD, and Sangeeta Kashyap, MD Dr. Schauer is the Director of the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Sangeeta Kashyap is Associate Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio. Bariatric Times. 2013;10(7):14–15.

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The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

| July 12, 2013

Dallas, Texas by Michael J. Lee, MD

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Ask the Leadership: Update of the Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Perioperative Nutritional, Metabolic, and Nonsurgical Support of the Bariatric Surgery Patient

| July 12, 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.

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News and Trends: July 2013

News and Trends: July 2013

| July 12, 2013

Bariatric Times. 2013;10(7):22–25 GORE® SEAMGUARD® Bioabsorbable Staple Line Reinforcement Celebration

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The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP): An Update

| June 14, 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.

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The World Health Organization (WHO) Issues New Recommendations to Fight Childhood Obesity

| June 13, 2013

Dear readers of Bariatric Times: In this issue, we first present an interview with Dr. Wayne English in our “Ask the Leadership” column. Dr. English shares with us the most important and up-to-date information regarding the new accreditation standards under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). A thanks and congratulations […]

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