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International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient

International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient

| July 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Ashish Sinha, MD, PhD, DABA, and Anupama Wadhwa, MD Dr. Sinha is Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, and Assistant Professor of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Wadhwa is Associate Professor, University of Louisville, Site Director, Outcomes Research Consortium, Director Of Residency Curriculum, […]

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Obesity and the Brain: Implications for the Surgeon

| July 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Kimberley E. Steele, MD, FACS; Thomas H. Magnuson, MD, FACS; Anne O. Lidor MD, MPH, FACS; Dean F. Wong, MD; and Michael A. Schweitzer, MD, FACS Drs. Steele, Magnuson, Lidor, and Schweitzer are all from the Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Wong is from the Department […]

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Penn Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Penn Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

| July 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Jim Henry, RD, LD/N, and Noel N. Williams, MD, FRCSI Jim Henry is the Bariatric Program Coordinator, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Williams is a surgeon at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(7):16–18 Welcome to the Penn Metabolic and Bariatric surgery program at the hospital of […]

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XVI Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders

| July 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Hamburg, Germany, August 31—September 3, 2011 by Rudolf A. Weiner, MD Professor Weiner is President of the European Chapter of IFSO and President of the upcoming 16th World Congress of the International Federation for Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders; Professor in Surgery, University of Frankfurt, Germany, Head of the Department for General, Visceral and […]

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ASMBS News and Update-July 2011

ASMBS News and Update-July 2011

| July 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Robin L. Blackstone, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Blackstone is President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Medical Director, Scottsdale Healthcare Bariatric Center, Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Low BMI surgery: Metabolic or Cosmetic?

| July 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

Total Bariatric Care by Eric J. Demaria, MD This month’s topic: Low BMI surgery: Metabolic or Cosmetic? Dr. DeMaria is from New Hope Wellness Center, Raleigh, North Carolina. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(7):22 This column is dedicated to providing updates and commentary on a wide range of topics within the specialty of bariatric surgery.

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Another Study Suggests Patients are at Risk of Developing Transfer of Addiction after Bariatric Surgery Reminding Us, Yet Again, of the Importance of Follow Up

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dear Bariatric Times fans: The detrimental health implications of the obesity disease as well as the dramatic benefits and unusual side effects of bariatric surgery inducing weight loss and remission of comorbidities have made the headlines again in the past month.

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Surgical Pearls: Techniques in Bariatric Surgery

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Surgical Pearls: Techniques in Bariatric Surgery Column Editors: Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Daniel Jones, MD, MS, FACS This column recruits expert surgeons to share step-by-step technical pearls on bariatric procedures This month’s technique: How to Perform a Hand-sewn Gastrojejunostomy by Kelvin Higa, MD, FACS, Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of California, San […]

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Book Review: Atlas of Body Contouring After Weight Loss

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Reviewed by Sumesh Kaswan, MD; Jeffrey A. Gusenoff, MD; and Howard N. Langstein, MD Bariatric Times. 2011;8(6):11

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Nutrition and the Sleeve Gastrectomy Patient: From Micronutrients to Dietary Patterns

| June 7, 2011 | 1 Comment

by Jacqueline Jacques, ND, and Liz Goldenberg, MPH, RD, CDN Jacqueline Jacques is Chief Science Officer for Bariatric Advantage, and Liz Goldenberg is from New-York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell College of Medicine of Cornell University, Department of Surgery, New York, New York Bariatric Times. 2011;8(6):12–15

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