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Five Minutes with…Robin Blackstone, MD: Exploring a New Horizon–The EMPOWER Study

| July 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

Dr. Blackstone is Surgeon and Director, Scottsdale Bariatric Center, and Medical Director, Scottsdale Healthcare Bariatric Program. The Scottsdale Bariatric Center was named as an American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence in 2005.

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Protein and the Bariatric Patient

Protein and the Bariatric Patient

| July 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Laura Frank, PhD, MPH, RD, CD Dr. Frank is with the St. Francis Center for Weight Management, Franciscan Health System, Federal Way, Washington. Part 1 of a 3-part series.

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An Event to Remember: Bari Ball Celebrates Milestones

| July 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Amanda Nighbert, RD, LD Amanda Nighbert, RD, LD, is a dietitian at the Center for Weight Loss Surgery at Saint Joseph East, in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Summa Health System Bariatric Care Center: Akron, Ohio

| July 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

TELL US ABOUT THE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE LEAD STAFF AT YOUR FACILITY. Summa Health System’s Bariatric Care Center, a designated American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Center of Excellence, approaches both the surgical and medical treatment of obesity in a multidisciplinary team fashion. The Bariatric Care Center has 21 members on […]

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The Link Between Sleep Loss and Obesity: Understanding the Mechanisms Responsible for Weight Gain with Sleep Deprivation

| June 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Cynthia K. Buffington, PhD

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Acute Bleeding After Gastric Bypass

Acute Bleeding After Gastric Bypass

| June 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Candice Jensen, MD; Amir Mehran, MD; and Catherine Lewis, MD All from the University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Department of General Surgery.

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Consultant’s Corner

| June 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

by James W. Saxton, JD; Maggie M. Finkelstein, JD; and Susan Gallagher Camden, RN, MSN, PhD

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Volume Matters

Volume Matters

| June 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS, and Gary M. Pratt Dr. Pories is from East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, and Mr. Pratt is from Surgical Review Corporation, Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Endoluminal Treatment Options for Morbid Obesity: Devices and Techniques for Natural Orifice Approaches

Endoluminal Treatment Options for Morbid Obesity: Devices and Techniques for Natural Orifice Approaches

| June 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Rebecca P. Petersen, MD, MSc; Bipan Chand, MD; and Aurora D. Pryor, MD The second article in this series is written by DRs. rebecca P. Petersen and Aurora D. Pryor, from the Duke Center for Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina; and DR. BIPAND CHAND, from the Bariatric […]

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Surgical Site Infection In The Morbidly Obese Patient: A Review

Surgical Site Infection In The Morbidly Obese Patient: A Review

| June 11, 2008 | 1 Comment

by Anirban Gupta, MD; Michael A. Schweitzer, MD; Kimberley E. Steele, MD; Anne O. Lidor, MD; and Jerome Lyn-Sue, MD

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