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Making Sense of the Research Regarding Binge Eating and Bariatric Surgery Outcomes

| October 20, 2010 | 1 Comment

by Alëna A. Balasanova, MS III Author affiliation: Ms. Balasanova is third-year medical student at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Funding: There was no funding for the development of this article. Financial disclosure: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article.

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The Professional’s Guide to Nutritional Supplements: Understanding Quality and Regulatory Issues

| October 20, 2010 | 1 Comment

by Jacqueline Jacques, ND Dr. Jacqueline Jacques is a Naturopathic Doctor with more than a decade of expertise in medical nutrition. Dr Jacques has spent much of her career in the dietary supplement industry as a formulator, speaker, writer and educator. She is the Chief Science Officer for Catalina Lifesciences LLC, a company dedicated to […]

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Management of Proximal Gastrogastric Fistula Due to Staple Line Dehiscence

| October 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

This Month’s Featured Expert: Alfons Pomp, MD, FACS, FRCSC Dr. Pomp is a Leon C. Hirsch Professor, Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery, and Chief, Section of Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York. This Month’s Dilemma: Management of Proximal Gastrogastric Fistula Due to Staple […]

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5 Minutes With… Evan P. Nadler, MD

| October 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dr. Nadler is Co-Director, Children’s National Obesity Institute, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC; Principal Investigator, Systems Biology Initiative, Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Washington, DC; Associate Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics, and Integrative Systems Biology, The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences Bariatric Times. 2010;7(10):22

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“Medical Tourism”—Dangerous for Patients and Difficult to Manage for Surgeons in the United States

| September 21, 2010 | 1 Comment

Dear Readers: Welcome to the September 2010 issue of Bariatric Times. I just returned from Long Beach, California, where I attended the 15th Annual International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) meeting under the direction and organization of Dr. Mal Fobi. This was the first time the conference took place in […]

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Endoluminal Management of Morbid Obesity

Endoluminal Management of Morbid Obesity

| September 21, 2010 | 1 Comment

by Matthew J. Kruse, MD, and Miguel A. Burch, MD, FACS Dr. Kruse is  from the Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. Dr. Burch is Associate Director of General Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California Funding: There was no funding […]

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Standardizing Presurgical Psychological Evaluations with the PsyBari Psychological Test

Standardizing Presurgical Psychological Evaluations with the PsyBari Psychological Test

| September 21, 2010 | 7 Comments

by David Mahony, PhD, ABPP Dr. Mahony is a clinical psychologist from Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York Funding: There was no funding for the development of this article. Financial Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2010;7(9):18–20

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Update on American College of Surgeons Bariatric Surgery Center Network Accreditation Program: An Interview with Ninh T. Nguyen, MD, FACS

| September 21, 2010 | 1 Comment

An Interview with Ninh T. Nguyen, MD, FACS Dr. Nguyen is from University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California. Financial Disclosures: Dr. Nguyen reports no financial disclosures relevant to the content of this interview.

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Spotlight on the Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas

Spotlight on the Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas

| September 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

Spotlight on the Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas San Antonio, Texas by Melinda Hart Melinda Hart is part of the marketing team at Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas, San Antonio, Texas. Bariatric Times. 2010;7(9)22–25

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The National Association of Bariatric Nurses: 7th Annual Conference

| September 21, 2010 | 2 Comments

The National Association of Bariatric Nurses 7th Annual Conference Norfolk, Virginia, September 29–October 1, 2010 by Laurie D. McGinley, MS, CNS-BC, APN, CBN Author affiliation: Ms. McGinley is the Bariatric Nurse Manager at Western Bariatric Institute of Reno, Nevada. Ms. McGinley has served as Vice President and President Elect of NABN and currently serves as […]

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