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Abdominal Wall Reconstruction for Ventral Hernias in the Bariatric Patient: A Unique Challenge

| September 23, 2013

The Hole in the Wall with Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS Dedicated to providing a venue for interactive exchange of ideas, interesting topics, and surgical pearls from experts in repair of abdominal wall defects as they relate to bariatric surgery. A Message from Column Editor Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS Dear Readers of Bariatric Times: I would like […]

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Ultra Fast-Track Pathways for Bariatric Surgery

| September 23, 2013

This ongoing column is authored by members of the International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient (ISPCOP), an organization dedicated to the bariatric patient. Column Editor: Stephanie B. Jones, MD Dr. Jones is Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School and Vice Chair for Education, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Beth […]

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Countdown to Obesity Week 2013

| September 23, 2013

Interview #8: Martin Binks, PhD, FTOS Bariatric Times. 2013;10(9):20–21.

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American Society of Bariatric Physicians 63rd Annual Obesity & Associated Conditions: Symposium Preview

| September 23, 2013

This column is dedicated to providing information on the medical management of obesity, which includes diet, exercise, behavioral change, and medication. Column Editors: Craig Primack, MD, FAAP, Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-Medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, Scottsdale, Arizona, and Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program […]

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Concerns about Psychological Evaluations for Bariatric Surgery Patients

| September 23, 2013

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. Column Editor and Interviewer: Karen Schulz, RN, APN President of the Integrated Health Section of the ASMBS; Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio This month: An Interview with Dene Berman, PhD, ABPP […]

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Presenting the 9th Annual Bariatric Times Buyers Guide

| August 21, 2013

Dear Readers: Time is moving fast and we are only four months away from our first Obesity Week Clinical Congress in Atlanta, Georgia. I recommend, if you are planning to attend Obesity Week, that you make hotel reservations now. From what I am hearing, it looks like we are going to break all-time records with […]

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Let’s Get Real: Defining Our Future

| August 21, 2013

Column Editor: Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS Dr. Pories is professor of surgery at the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina. Dr. Chapman is professor of surgery at the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina. This month: Defining Our Future. by Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS, and […]

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Right Upper Quadrant Abdominal Pain and Elevated Liver/Pancreatic Enzymes after Gastric Bypass

| August 21, 2013

by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and  Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS

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A Case of Clinical Anxiety Following Successful Bariatric Surgery: A Cognitive Behavior Therapy Approach

| August 21, 2013

by Dene Berman, PhD, ABPP Dr. Berman is a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist. He is the Clinical Director of Lifespan Counseling Associates in Beavercreek, Ohio and Clinical Professor in the School of Professional Psychology, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio.

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Pulmonary Hypertension in Candidates for Bariatric Surgery: A Cause for Concern

| August 21, 2013

by Peter N. Benotti, MD Dr. Benotti is from The Obesity Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. Bariatric Times. 2013;10(8):14–17.

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