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Laparoscopic Conversion of Failed Gastric Bypass to Duodenal Switch

Laparoscopic Conversion of Failed Gastric Bypass to Duodenal Switch

| February 28, 2008 | 1 Comment

Manish Parikh, MD; and Michel Gagner, MD, FRCSC, FACS Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida Objective. To report preliminary outcomes after laparoscopic conversion of gastric bypass to biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch for weight loss failure. Design. Retrospective chart review. Setting. Academic tertiary referral center. Participants. Twelve patients with weight loss […]

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Therapists in Search of a Treatment Model: Adapting a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Model for Eating Disorders to a Bariatric Surgery Population, Part 2

Therapists in Search of a Treatment Model: Adapting a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Model for Eating Disorders to a Bariatric Surgery Population, Part 2

| February 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Merle C. Goldberg, LCSW; and Heidi M. Limbrunner, PsyD Merle Goldberg is in private practice in Silver Spring, Maryland, and is co-author of Weight Loss Surgery: Is It Right For You and My Thin Excuse: Understanding, Recognizing and Overcoming Eating Disorders. Heidi M. Limbrunner, PsyD, is with Southeast Psychological Services in Charlotte, North Carolina. […]

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Tobey Hospital Bariatric Center: Wareham, Massachusetts

| February 9, 2008 | 1 Comment

TELL US ABOUT THE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE LEAD STAFF AT YOUR FACILITY. Rayford Kruger, MD, FACS, is the lead gastric bypass surgeon and program director for the Tobey Hospital program located in Wareham, Massachusetts. Dr. Kruger began the program in January, 2004. He has performed more than 475 Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedures to […]

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An Event to Remember: Patients of Today, Models of Tomorrow

| February 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Roseann DeLuca, BSN, RN Roseann is the Bariatric Coordinator, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip, New York.

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Obesity and Male Genitourinary Disorders

Obesity and Male Genitourinary Disorders

| February 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Mostafa Elmissiry, MD; Ayman Mahdy, MD; Gamal Ghoniem, MD, FACS All authors are from Cleveland Clinic Florida.

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Endoscopic Therapies for the Dilated Gastrojejunostomy and Gastric Pouch: How to Achieve Weight Loss After the “Honeymoon” Is Over

Endoscopic Therapies for the Dilated Gastrojejunostomy and Gastric Pouch: How to Achieve Weight Loss After the “Honeymoon” Is Over

| January 29, 2008 | 1 Comment

by Daniel M. Herron, MD and Adheesh Sabnis, MD Column Editor: Marc Bessler, MD The following is the first column in a series that will appear quarterly in Bariatric Times. This column will investigate current research in the surgical and clinical aspects of obesity treatment, and will educate bariatric care professionals on the most up-to-date, […]

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Five Minutes with Robert Grant: The LAP-BAND AP® System

| January 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

Robert E. Grant is the Corporate Vice President and President of Allergan Medical, a position he has held since joining Allergan in June of 2006.

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Managing Weight Gain in a Bariatric Program

Managing Weight Gain in a Bariatric Program

| January 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Tracy Martinez, RN, BSN Ms. Martinez is Program Coordinator of Wittgrove Bariatric Center, La Jolla, California. Introduction Morbid obesity is a chronic disease for which we have no cure. However; bariatric surgery is the most effective and powerful intervention currently known in medicine. Postoperative weight gain, however, is possible and will be seen by […]

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For the Record…

| January 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

For the former members of the ASBS, the name change to ASMBS is just another consonant. For the rest of the world, it may be an epiphany…

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Just Kids: A Multidisciplinary Look at Treating the Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band Adolescent Patient

| January 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Nancy Tkacz Browne, RN, MS, CPNP, CBN; Allen Browne, MD; Mark J. Holterman, MD; Ai-Xuan L. Holterman, MD; Nilda Nagle; Christiane Stahl, MD; Amanda Guide, RD; Susan Hollingsworth, PT; April Clark, PT; Kelly Piepenbrink, PT; Amy Phipps, RN, MS, CPNP; Barbara Sherrill, CMA; Larry Turner, Erin Tobin, LCSW; Lilia Gomez, CSR; Sandra Gomez; and […]

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