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A Comparison of Abdominal Computerized Tomography Versus Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Evaluation of Abdominal Pain after Gastric Bypass

A Comparison of Abdominal Computerized Tomography Versus Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Evaluation of Abdominal Pain after Gastric Bypass

| July 1, 2017

by Ann M. Rogers, MD, and Jared Cappelli, RN, BS Ann Rogers, MD, is from The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania. Jared Cappelli, RN, BS, is from Department of Surgery, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania. Bariatric Times. 2017;14(7):15–17. Funding: Funded by the Penn State Association of Family and […]

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Applying Metabolic Surgery Research to the Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Algorithm: A Novel Hypothesis

Applying Metabolic Surgery Research to the Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Algorithm: A Novel Hypothesis

| July 1, 2017

An interview with: Esteban Varela, MD, FACS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery at University of Central Florida and Chair of Surgery at HCA Medical Center, Orlando, Florida, and Diabetes Surgery Institute, Bogota, Colombia Carlos Felipe Chaux, MD Bariatric Surgeon and Chief at Cirugia para la Obesidad, Bogota, Colombia, and Diabetes Surgery Institute, Bogota, Colombia In a […]

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The ASMBS 2017 Election Season: The Future of Society

The ASMBS 2017 Election Season: The Future of Society

| July 1, 2017

This column is dedicated to sharing the vast knowledge and opinions of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery leadership—past and present—on relevant topics in the field of bariatric surgery. This Month: The ASMBS 2017 Election Season: The Future of Society John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, […]

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Intravenous Micronutrient Therapy (IMNT) for Gastric Bypass Patients: A Solution to Complications of an Often Unrecognized Problem

Intravenous Micronutrient Therapy (IMNT) for Gastric Bypass Patients: A Solution to Complications of an Often Unrecognized Problem

| July 1, 2017

A letter to the Editor from Dr. Terrence M. Fullum Terrence M. Fullum, MD, MBA, FACS, Professor of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Medical Director, Howard University Center for Wellness and Weight Loss Surgery, Washington, DC Funding: No funding was received for the preparation of this letter. Financial Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update: July 2017

ASMBS Foundation News and Update: July 2017

| July 1, 2017

by Connie Stillwell Ms. Stillwell is the Executive Director of the ASMBS Foundation. Walk from Obesity Updates. We want to recognize the four Walk from Obesity event locations that took place this spring. Together these locations raised over $30,000 to support obesity awareness, research, education, and access to care. Thank you to our event leaders, […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| July 1, 2017

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New Score Adds Important Variables to the BMI in Guiding Procedure Selection for Patients with Obesity and T2DM

New Score Adds Important Variables to the BMI in Guiding Procedure Selection for Patients with Obesity and T2DM

| June 1, 2017

A Message from Dr. Raul J. Rosenthal Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; General Surgery Residency Program Director; and Director, Fellowship in MIS and Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida […]

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Healthy Energy Doesn’t Come from a Can: Energy Drink Market Continues to Boom Despite Evidence of Health Consequences

Healthy Energy Doesn’t Come from a Can: Energy Drink Market Continues to Boom Despite Evidence of Health Consequences

| June 1, 2017

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 Readers, Most of us need some way to get going in the morning or to stay awake […]

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Individualized Metabolic Surgery Score:  A New Nomogram for Procedure Selection Based on Diabetes Severity

Individualized Metabolic Surgery Score: A New Nomogram for Procedure Selection Based on Diabetes Severity

| June 1, 2017

An Interview with: Ali Aminian, MD Ali Aminian, MD Associate Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Developed from the largest reported cohort (n=900) with long-term postoperative glycemic follow-up, the Individualized Metabolic Surgery (IMS) Score is a new nomogram that classifies patients into three categories of diabetes severity—mild, moderate, and severe—and suggests which surgery type […]

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The ASMBS Pathway for Approval for New Devices and Procedures

The ASMBS Pathway for Approval for New Devices and Procedures

| June 1, 2017

This column is dedicated to sharing the vast knowledge and opinions of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery leadership—past and present—on relevant topics in the field of bariatric surgery. This Month: The ASMBS Pathway for Approval for New Devices and Procedures Samer G. Mattar, MD, FACS, FRCS (Edin.), FASMBS Samer G. Mattar, MD, FACS, […]

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