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November 2019 Digital Edition

November 2019 Digital Edition

| November 1, 2019

Click the cover below to access the November 2019 digital edition of Bariatric Times!

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ObesityWeek 2019 and a New Featured Interview Series

ObesityWeek 2019 and a New Featured Interview Series

| November 1, 2019

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, Another ObesityWeek is already upon us! I am looking forward […]

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What Happens in Vegas I Hope Will Not Stay in Vegas!

What Happens in Vegas I Hope Will Not Stay in Vegas!

| November 1, 2019

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues: Happy Fall! Before I discuss ObesityWeek 2019 in Las Vegas, I would like to bring to your […]

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Management of Long-Term Complications of Gastric Banding and Gastric Balloon

Management of Long-Term Complications of Gastric Banding and Gastric Balloon

| November 1, 2019

by Christine Ren Fielding, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Ren Fielding is Professor of Surgery, NYU School of Medicine; Chief, Division of Bariatric/Minimally Invasive Surgery; and Director, NYU Langone Weight Management Program in New York, New York. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this […]

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Percutaneous Decompressive Jejunostomy for Treatment of Biliary Limb Obstruction After Duodenal Switch­—Case Report

Percutaneous Decompressive Jejunostomy for Treatment of Biliary Limb Obstruction After Duodenal Switch­—Case Report

| November 1, 2019

by David F. Greenbaum, MD, FACS, and Gaurav Sharma, MD Drs. Greenbaum and Sharma are with the Department of Bariatric Surgery, Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mount Holly, New Jersey. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Duodenal stump blowout after duodenal […]

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IFSO: A Closer Look at a Global Network of Bariatric Surgeons, Part 1

IFSO: A Closer Look at a Global Network of Bariatric Surgeons, Part 1

| November 1, 2019

Lilian Kow, BMBS, PhD, FRACS Director Adelaide Bariatric Centre; President International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) Prof. Luigi Angrisani, MD Senior Consultant, IRCCS Multimedica, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Sesto S.Giovanni – Milano Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Lilian Kow, BMBS, PhD, FRACS, is the President […]

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Raising the Standard: Promoting the Culture of Patient and Staff Safety in Bariatric Surgery

Raising the Standard: Promoting the Culture of Patient and Staff Safety in Bariatric Surgery

| November 1, 2019

by Charmaine V. Gentles, DNP, ANP-BC, RNFA, and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Ms. Gentles is the Program Manager, Bariatric Surgery North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health and RNFA Program Coordinator & Supervising Clinical Faculty, Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing & Physician Assistant Studies in Hempstead, New York. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair of the […]

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HIPAA Compliance: A Common Sense Approach

HIPAA Compliance: A Common Sense Approach

| November 1, 2019

by Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD Ms. Vanderpool is Vice President, Risk Management at PRMS, Inc. in Arlington, Virginia. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Reprinted with permission from Innov Clin Neurosci. 2019;16(1–2):38–41. © Copyright Matrix Medical Communications, 2019. […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| November 1, 2019

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Through Collaboration Comes Improved Outcomes for Our Patients

Through Collaboration Comes Improved Outcomes for Our Patients

| October 1, 2019

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, I am very grateful for a recent honor, as I […]

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