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Working Port-Site Hernias: To Close or Not to Close? Does It Matter in the Obese?

Working Port-Site Hernias: To Close or Not to Close? Does It Matter in the Obese?

| June 7, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Hole in the Wall with Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS This month’s topic: Working Port-Site Hernias: To Close or Not to Close? Does It Matter in the Obese? by Edward Phillips, MD, FACS; David Santos, MD; and Shirin Towfigh, MD, FACS Bariatric Times. 2011;8(6)24–30

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Molecular Mechanisms Linking Obesity and Cancer

Molecular Mechanisms Linking Obesity and Cancer

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

by George Bouras and Olga Tucker, MD, FRCS, FRCSI Mr. Bouras is Senior Specialist Registrar in Surgery, and Academic Department of Surgery, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom. Dr. Tucker is from Academic Department of Surgery, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Bariatric Times. 2011;8(6):16–19

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ASMBS News and Update—June 2011

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

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

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Endoscopic Revision of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Stomal Dilation with a Suturing Device: Preliminary Results of a First Out-of-United-States Series

Endoscopic Revision of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Stomal Dilation with a Suturing Device: Preliminary Results of a First Out-of-United-States Series

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Manoel Galvão Neto, MD; Leonardo Rodriguez, MD; Natan Zundel, MD; Juan Carlos Ayala, MD; Josemberg Campos, PhD; and Almino Ramos, MD Drs. Galvão and Ramos are from Gastro Obeso Center, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Drs. Rodriguez and Ayala are from Clinica Indisa, Santiago, Chile. Dr. Zundel is from Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States. […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—June 2011

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Kelvin Higa, MD, FACS Dr. Higa is President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Foundation; Clinical Professor in Surgery, University of California San Francisco, Fresno; and Director, Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Fresno, California.

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Total Bariatric Care

| June 7, 2011 | 9 Comments

by Eric J. Demaria, MD Dr. DeMaria is from New Hope Wellness Center, Raleigh, North Carolina. This column is dedicated to providing updates and commentary on a wide range of topics within the specialty of bariatric surgery This month’s topic: Aftercare: Are We Providing Value to Our Patients? Bariatric Times. 2011;8(6):36–37

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Report Shows Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy has Morbidity and Effectiveness Positioned Between the Band and the Bypass

| May 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dear Bariatric Times fans: I would like to start this editorial by commenting on the article by Bartholomay on weight loss surgery in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). There is a large patient population in the United States whom cannot receive kidney transplants because they have morbid obesity. Not only is obesity a risk […]

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Surgical Weight Loss Considerations and Nutritional Implications for Patients with Renal Disease

| May 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Linda Bartholomay, BS, RD, LRD Ms. Bartholomay is Manager of Outpatient Nutrition Therapy, Sanford Health, Fargo, North Dakota. Financial disclosure: Ms. Bartholomay reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article.

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Ask the Experts: Dilemmas in Bariatric Surgery

Ask the Experts: Dilemmas in Bariatric Surgery

| May 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

This Month’s Dilemma: Severe Abdominal Pain, Vomiting, and Nocturnal Reflux Caused by a High-placed Gastric Band This Month’s Featured Expert: Natan Zundel, MD, FACS Dr. Zundel is Clinical Professor of Surgery, Florida International University College of Medicine, Miami, Florida. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(5)14–15

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ASMBS News and Update—May 2011

| May 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

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

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