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Revisional Gastric Pouch and Stoma Reduction Surgery for Weight Regain:  Case Report of Gastric Bypass via an Endolumenal Approach

Revisional Gastric Pouch and Stoma Reduction Surgery for Weight Regain: Case Report of Gastric Bypass via an Endolumenal Approach

| September 19, 2008 | 2 Comments

by G. Derek Weiss, MD, FACS, FASMBS Introduction Weight regain years after successful gastric bypass surgery is a fairly common therapeutic challenge facing today’s practicing bariatric surgeon. The majority of weight loss after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) tends to occur during the first 1 to 2 years postoperatively and averages 65 to 80 percent of […]

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Sleeve Gastrectomy after a Jejunoileal Bypass Reversal: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Sleeve Gastrectomy after a Jejunoileal Bypass Reversal: Case Report and Review of the Literature

| September 19, 2008 | 7 Comments

by Sheetal M. Patel, MD; Tomas Escalante-Tattersfield, MD; Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS; and Raul Rosenthal, MD, FACS All from the Bariatric Institute, Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida

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The Latest on Nutrition and Hair Loss in the Bariatric Patient

The Latest on Nutrition and Hair Loss in the Bariatric Patient

| September 19, 2008 | 4 Comments

by Jacqueline Jacques, ND

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Walk on the Capitol—2008

| September 19, 2008 | 0 Comments

A Capitol Effort—A Walk with a Message

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Consultant’s Corner: Understanding Bariatric Risk—A Legal, Clinical, and Customer Service Focus

| September 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

by James W. Saxton, JD; Maggie M. Finkelstein, JD; and Susan Gallagher Camden, RN, MSN, PhD All from Stevens & Lee, Lawyers and Consultants

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An In-Depth Look at Metabolic Surgery: What Is It and Where Is It Going?

| August 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Natan Zundel MD, FACS; Majed Maalouf, MD; Soni Chousleb, MD

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Establishing a Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery Program in the Nation’s Oldest Public Hospital

Establishing a Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery Program in the Nation’s Oldest Public Hospital

| August 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

Bellevue Hospital Center: New York, New York by Manish Parikh, MD; JK Saunders, MD; Marina Kurian, MD; George Fielding, MD; Christine Ren, MD; and H. Leon Pachter, MD All from the Department of Surgery, NYU School of Medicine

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Spotlight on Technology…Fios® First Entry

| August 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

with Ramzi Alami, MD, and Vivek N. Prachand, MD Dr. Alami is with Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco, California. Dr. Prachand is with University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.

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Consultant’s Corner: Understanding Bariatric Risk—A Legal, Clinical, and Customer Service Focus

| August 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

by James W. Saxton, JD; Maggie M. Finkelstein, JD; and Susan Gallagher Camden, RN, MSN, PhD All from Stevens & Lee, Lawyers and Consultants

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Inherited Thrombophilias: Are They an Important Risk Factor in Bariatric and Post-Bariatric Surgery?

| July 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Sean Lille, MD; and Robin Blackstone, MD

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