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Equity in Bariatric Surgery: Access and Outcomes

Equity in Bariatric Surgery: Access and Outcomes

| March 1, 2018

Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,  Boston, Massachusetts Featured Student: Bryn E. Falahee, MPhil  Medical Student, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. […]

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Bariatric Surgery: Not the ‘Easy’ Way Out—the ‘Healthy’ Way Out

Bariatric Surgery: Not the ‘Easy’ Way Out—the ‘Healthy’ Way Out

| March 1, 2018

by Mary Ann Rose, EDD, RN; Mary Lisa Pories, PhD, LSW; Donna Roberson, PhD, RN; and Janice A. Neil, PhD, RN Dr. Rose is a Professor of Nursing at East Carolina University. Dr. Pories is with the College of Health and Human Performance at East Carolina University. Dr. Roberson and Neil are Associate Professors of Nursing […]

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The Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Injuries in Bariatric Surgeons

The Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Injuries in Bariatric Surgeons

| March 1, 2018

by Salman Al-Sabah, MD, MBA, FRSC, FACS; Eliana Al Haddad, ND; and Haris Khwaja, MD Drs. Al-Sabah, Al Haddad, and Khwaja are with the Al-Amiri Hospital in Kuwait. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Background. As the popularity of […]

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ISPCOP: An Update on How Far We Have Come in the Past 7 Years

ISPCOP: An Update on How Far We Have Come in the Past 7 Years

| March 1, 2018

by Anupama Wadhwa, MD; Roman Schumann, MD, FASA; Stephanie Jones, MD Dr. Wadhwa is with Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Schumann a Professor of Anesthesiology at Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Jones is with Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.  Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: […]

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Coverage Offered for Bariatric Surgery on Limited Basis to Pennsylvania State Employees

Coverage Offered for Bariatric Surgery on Limited Basis to Pennsylvania State Employees

| March 1, 2018

This column is dedicated to sharing the vast knowledge and opinions of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) leadership—past and present—on relevant topics in the field of bariatric surgery. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. […]

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Walter Pories’ Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’ Cartoon Corner

| March 1, 2018

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February 2018 e-Edition

February 2018 e-Edition

| February 1, 2018

Click the cover below to access the January 2018 digital edition of Bariatric Times!

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The Future of Bariatric Surgery: Digitalization, Democratization, and Doctors

The Future of Bariatric Surgery: Digitalization, Democratization, and Doctors

| February 1, 2018

A Message from Dr. John M. Morton John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of the Section of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, and Past President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dear Friends and Readers, One of bariatric surgery’s greatest attributes is its ability to […]

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More than a Word­—Putting Patients First

More than a Word­—Putting Patients First

| February 1, 2018

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Co-Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. This editorial message was co-written by James Zervios, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at the Obesity Action Coalition. […]

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The Ultimate Revisional Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Technique

The Ultimate Revisional Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Technique

| February 1, 2018

by Felipe Chaux, MD; Mauricio Franco, MD; and J. Esteban Varela, MD, FACS, FASMBS Felipe Chaux, MD, Mauricio Franco, MD, and J. Esteban Varela, MD, FACS, FASMBS, are with the Diabetes Surgery Institute and Centro de Cirugia para la Obesidad in Bogota D.C., Colombia. Dr. Varela is also Chairman of Surgery at HCA and Professor of […]

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