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Statistics Suggest that Obesity Thrives on a Low Income

| August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dear Bariatric Times friends and colleagues: I was glued to the radio trying to figure out what was going on with the stock market (bad idea) when I came across a very interesting radio show on WLRN (public radio and television for South Florida) that discussed the increased prevalence of obesity in France. The French, […]

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Letter to the Editor

| August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dear Bariatric Times Editor:

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How to Perform a Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Using the Circular Stapler

| August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Surgical Pearls: Techniques in Bariatric Surgery Column Editors: Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS and Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS This month’s technique: How to Perform a Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Using the Circular Stapler This Month’s Featured Expert: Alan C. Wittgrove, MD, FASMBS Dr. Wittgrove is Medical Director, Wittgrove Bariatric Center, La Jolla, California […]

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Volumetry: A New Dimension in Contouring the Massive Weight Loss Patient

| August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Michele A. Shermak, MD, FACS Dr. Shermak is Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(8):10–11

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The 11th Annual Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium

| August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Salt Lake City, Utah, February 21–26, 2011 by Kathleen A. Wenzler Kathleen Wenzler is Conference Marketing Director for Quadrant HealthCom. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(8):12

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Use of Bovine Pericardium in Complex Hernia Repair

Use of Bovine Pericardium in Complex Hernia Repair

| August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Hole in the Wall with Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS This Month’s Featured Expert: by Moses K. Shieh, DO, FACOS Dr. Shieh is a Bariatric Surgeon and Specialist in Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery for Lee Memorial Health System, Fort Myers, Florida

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—August 2011

| August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

August 2011 by David Provost, MD

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ASMBS News and Update—August 2011

| August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

August 2011 by Robin L. Blackstone, MD, FACS, FASMBS

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Outpatient Bariatric Surgery? More Things to Consider than Just Anesthesia Concerns

| July 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dear Bariatric Times friends and colleagues: I am sure that all readers who attended the 28th annual meeting of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) in Orlando, Florida last month would agree that it was an excellent meeting. I enjoyed it despite the fact that I hate Orlando!

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Anesthetic Concerns for Performing Bariatric Surgery in a Free-standing Ambulatory Center

Anesthetic Concerns for Performing Bariatric Surgery in a Free-standing Ambulatory Center

| July 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

by Jay B. Brodsky, MD, and Jerry Ingrande, MD Dr. Brodsky is Professor (Anesthesia) and Medical Director: Perioperative Services, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California. Dr. Ingrande is Instructor (Anesthesia) and Chief of Bariatric Anesthesia Division, Stanford University Medical Center.

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