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Tube Gastrostomy Management for Acute Sleeve Gastrectomy Leaks

Tube Gastrostomy Management for Acute Sleeve Gastrectomy Leaks

| June 1, 2018

by Jamil Luke Stetler, MD, FACS; S. Scott Davis, Jr., MD, FACS; Jahnavi K. Srinivasan, MD FACS; Arvinpal Singh, MD; Colin Johnson, PA-C; Ankit D. Patel, MD, FACS; Edward Lin, DO, MBA, FACS Dr. Stetler is Director of Bariatrics at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Sandy Springs, Georgia. Dr. Davis is Associate Professor of Surgery […]

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The Importance of Anesthesiology in Treating Bariatric Surgery Patients

The Importance of Anesthesiology in Treating Bariatric Surgery Patients

| June 1, 2018

Bariatric Times. 2018;15(6):16–18. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. An interview with: Jay B. Brodsky, MD Professor (Anesthesia), Associate Medical Director of Perioperative Services, Stanford University Medical Center, in Stanford, California 1971: Graduated from State University of New […]

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International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) Chapter Spotlight: Middle East North Africa (MENA) Chapter

International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) Chapter Spotlight: Middle East North Africa (MENA) Chapter

| June 1, 2018

This column is dedicated to providing updates on the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) chapters. by Abdelrahman A. Nimeri, MBBCh, FACS, FASMBS President of the IFSO Middle East North Africa Chapter 2017–2019; President Pan Arab Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery 2017–2018; Director, Bariatric & Metabolic Institute Abu Dhabi. […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| June 1, 2018

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June 2018 Digital Edition

June 2018 Digital Edition

| June 1, 2018

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

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News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

| May 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, Welcome to the May 2018 issue of Bariatric Times. […]

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Where Can You Find “Me”?

Where Can You Find “Me”?

| May 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. Dear Colleagues, After my editorial message in the March issue of Bariatric Times on the role of the […]

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Patients with Obesity Need Not Routinely Undergo Rapid Sequence Anesthetic Induction

Patients with Obesity Need Not Routinely Undergo Rapid Sequence Anesthetic Induction

| May 1, 2018

by Jay B. Brodsky, MD Dr. Brodsky is Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, California. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Abstract: A “rapid sequence induction” (RSI) has been […]

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Composition and Salaries of the Integrated Health Professional Team in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: Results of an ASMBS Survey

Composition and Salaries of the Integrated Health Professional Team in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: Results of an ASMBS Survey

| May 1, 2018

by Michelle R. Lent, PhD Dr. Lent is with the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(5):11–12. Introduction Incorporating an […]

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News and Highlights from Obesity Medicine 2018

News and Highlights from Obesity Medicine 2018

| May 1, 2018

By Claudia Randall Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author is the executive director of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(5):14–15. Obesity Medicine is the Science of Hope Wendy Scinta, MD, the president of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA), welcomed more than 660 physicians and other healthcare providers who gathered […]

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