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Proximal Gastrectomy with Esophago-Jejunostomy and Roux-en-Y Reconstruction for Chronic Staple Line Disruption after Sleeve Gastrectomy

| June 13, 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: Proximal Gastrectomy with Esophago-Jejunostomy and Roux-en-Y Reconstruction for Chronic Staple Line Disruption after Sleeve Gastrectomy This Month’s Featured Expert: Charles E. Thompson, III, MD, […]

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Post-Gastric Bypass Hypoglycemia

| June 13, 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(6):14 Welcome to “Checklists in Bariatric Surgery.” […]

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American Society of Bariatric Physicians Offers Clinical Obesity Medicine Expertise and Networking Opportunities during Spring Conference

| June 13, 2013

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, 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, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program […]

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Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Abdominal Wall after Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass by Joanna R. Crossett, MD, and William V. Rice, MD

| June 13, 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

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Rise to the Challenge: Obesity Action Coalition Advances Education Agenda with Evidence-based National Patient Conference

| June 13, 2013

Rise to the Challenge: OAC’s 2nd Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention: August 15–18, 2013 • Arizona Grand Resort & Spa • Phoenix, Arizona by Lloyd Stegemann, MD, FASMBS

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Regional Anesthesia for Bariatric Surgery

| June 13, 2013

This ongoing column is authored by members of the International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient (ISPCOP), an organization dedicated to the bariatric patient.

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Countdown to Obesity Week 2013

| June 13, 2013

Interview #6: Karen Flanders, MSN, CBN, NP-C

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Surgical Education is in Crisis: Call for All Alumni to Get Involved, Contribute to the Foundation for Surgical Fellowships

| May 15, 2013

Dear readers of Bariatric Times: I just returned from Baltimore, Maryland, after attending the annual meeting of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).

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Vertical-banded Gastroplasty to Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass with Remnant Gastrectomy

| May 15, 2013

This column recruits expert surgeons to share step-by-step technical pearls on bariatric procedures.

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Ask the Leadership: The Cost-effectiveness of Bariatric Surgery

| May 15, 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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