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Bovine Pericardium in Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction in Patients with Obesity or Morbid Obesity

| September 17, 2014

The Hole in the Wall Column Editor: Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, Associate Director of the Bariatric Institute and Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida, and Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, Florida International University. Dedicated to providing a venue for interactive exchange of ideas, interesting topics, and surgical pearls from experts in […]

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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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Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Abdominal Wall after Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass by Joanna R. Crossett, MD, and William V. Rice, MD

| June 13, 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

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Endoscopic Component Separation in the Bariatric Patient

| January 21, 2013

This Month’s Featured Experts Kashif A. Zuberi, MD, MRCSI Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore MD Department of Bariatric Surgery and the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Hernia Center Hien T. Nguyen, MD, FACS Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore MD Department of Bariatric Surgery and the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Hernia Center Michael Schweitzer, MD, FACS Johns […]

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Mesh Fixation Devices and Techniques: A Review of the Literature

Mesh Fixation Devices and Techniques: A Review of the Literature

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

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 This month’s featured expert Abraham Fridman, DO, Clinical Fellow, the Bariatric Institute and Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Weston, Florida Bariatric Times. 2012;9(6):10–12

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Unusual and Difficult Hernias in the Obese Population: Suprapubic and Parastomal

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Hole in the Wall with Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS This Month’s Topic: Unusual and Difficult Hernias in the Obese Population: Suprapubic and Parastomal This Month’s Featured Experts: Jonathan Slone, MD, MBA, MPH, and Karan Bath, MD Clinical Fellows, the Bariatric Institute and Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Weston, Florida

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Ventral Hernias in Bariatric Surgery

Ventral Hernias in Bariatric Surgery

| October 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Hole in the Wall with Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS This Month’s Featured Experts Mark D. Kligman, MD, FACS Director Center for Weight Management and Wellness, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS Center for Weight Management and Wellness, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

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Use of Bovine Pericardium in Complex Hernia Repair

Use of Bovine Pericardium in Complex Hernia Repair

| August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Hole in the Wall with Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS This Month’s Featured Expert: by Moses K. Shieh, DO, FACOS Dr. Shieh is a Bariatric Surgeon and Specialist in Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery for Lee Memorial Health System, Fort Myers, Florida

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Working Port-Site Hernias: To Close or Not to Close? Does It Matter in the Obese?

Working Port-Site Hernias: To Close or Not to Close? Does It Matter in the Obese?

| June 7, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Hole in the Wall with Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS This month’s topic: Working Port-Site Hernias: To Close or Not to Close? Does It Matter in the Obese? by Edward Phillips, MD, FACS; David Santos, MD; and Shirin Towfigh, MD, FACS Bariatric Times. 2011;8(6)24–30

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The Hole  in the Wall with Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS

The Hole in the Wall with Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS

| April 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

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

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