RSSCategory: Ask the Experts

The Affordable Care Act: Key Elements and What It Means for Bariatric Surgery

| September 23, 2013

This column is dedicated to sharing the vast knowledge and opinions of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery leadership on relevant topics in the field of bariatric surgery. This Month’s Interview with: John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS

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Management of Large Left Upper Quadrant Air-Fluid Collection after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

| September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ask the Experts: Dilemmas in Bariatric Surgery This Month’s Dilemma: Management of Large Left Upper Quadrant Air-Fluid Collection after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy This Month’s Featured Expert: Alex Gandsas, MD, MBA, FACS

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Ask the Experts: Dilemmas in Bariatric Surgery

Ask the Experts: Dilemmas in Bariatric Surgery

| May 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

This Month’s Dilemma: Severe Abdominal Pain, Vomiting, and Nocturnal Reflux Caused by a High-placed Gastric Band This Month’s Featured Expert: Natan Zundel, MD, FACS Dr. Zundel is Clinical Professor of Surgery, Florida International University College of Medicine, Miami, Florida. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(5)14–15

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Ask the Experts: Severe Abdominal Pain 24 Hours after Conversion of Sleeve Gastrectomy to Gastric Bypass

| December 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Ask the Experts: Dilemmas in Bariatric Surgery This ongoing column is dedicated to providing information to our readers on various dilemmas in bariatric surgery. We invite questions from our readers. The answers are provided by experts in the field. This Month’s Dilemma: Severe Abdominal Pain 24 Hours after Conversion of Sleeve Gastrectomy to Gastric Bypass

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Management of Proximal Gastrogastric Fistula Due to Staple Line Dehiscence

| October 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

This Month’s Featured Expert: Alfons Pomp, MD, FACS, FRCSC Dr. Pomp is a Leon C. Hirsch Professor, Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery, and Chief, Section of Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York. This Month’s Dilemma: Management of Proximal Gastrogastric Fistula Due to Staple […]

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Ask the Experts: Dilemmas in Bariatric Surgery

| August 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Ask the Experts: Dilemmas in Bariatric Surgery This month’s dilemma: Complications following sleeve gastrectomy This month’s expert: Gregg H. Jossart, MD Dr. Jossart is Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California. Bariatric Times. 2010;7(8)19–20

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Ask the Experts: Dilemmas in Bariatric Surgery

| June 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

This month’s dilemma: WHY BAND A GASTRIC BYPASS?

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Treatment Option in Patient Presenting with Small Bowel Obstruction from Bezoars in the Jejunojejunal Anastomosis after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Treatment Option in Patient Presenting with Small Bowel Obstruction from Bezoars in the Jejunojejunal Anastomosis after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

| April 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Ask the Experts: Dilemmas in Bariatric Surgery This month’s dilemma: Treatment Option in Patient Presenting with Small Bowel Obstruction from Bezoars in the Jejunojejunal Anastomosis after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass This month’s expert: Peter Benotti, MD, FACS About the expert Dr. Benotti is the Residency Program Director, Department of Surgery, St. Francis Medical Center, 601 Hamilton […]

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Ask the Experts: Dilemmas in Bariatric Surgery

| February 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

This month’s dilemma: Internal hernias following gastric bypass operations This month’s expert: Alan Wittgrove, MD, FASMBS Dr. Wittgrove is Medical Director, Bariatric Program, Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California.

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NEW COLUMN! Ask the Experts: Managing a Leak After Sleeve Gastrectomy

| January 21, 2010 | 3 Comments

Ask the Experts: Dilemmas in Bariatric Surgery This month’s dilemma: Managing a leak after sleeve gastrectomy This month’s expert: Kelvin Higa, MD Bariatric Times. 2010;7(1)10–11

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