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News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

| May 1, 2018

A Message from Dr. John M. Morton John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of the Section of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, and Past President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the May 2018 issue of Bariatric Times. […]

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Where Can You Find “Me”?

Where Can You Find “Me”?

| May 1, 2018

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 Colleagues, After my editorial message in the March issue of Bariatric Times on the role of the […]

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Patients with Obesity Need Not Routinely Undergo Rapid Sequence Anesthetic Induction

Patients with Obesity Need Not Routinely Undergo Rapid Sequence Anesthetic Induction

| May 1, 2018

by Jay B. Brodsky, MD Dr. Brodsky is Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, California. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Abstract: A “rapid sequence induction” (RSI) has been […]

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Composition and Salaries of the Integrated Health Professional Team in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: Results of an ASMBS Survey

Composition and Salaries of the Integrated Health Professional Team in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: Results of an ASMBS Survey

| May 1, 2018

by Michelle R. Lent, PhD Dr. Lent is with the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(5):11–12. Introduction Incorporating an […]

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News and Highlights from Obesity Medicine 2018

News and Highlights from Obesity Medicine 2018

| May 1, 2018

By Claudia Randall Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author is the executive director of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(5):14–15. Obesity Medicine is the Science of Hope Wendy Scinta, MD, the president of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA), welcomed more than 660 physicians and other healthcare providers who gathered […]

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IFSO 2018 Preview: 23rd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders

IFSO 2018 Preview: 23rd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders

| May 1, 2018

by Jacques Himpens, MD, PhD Dr. Himpens is an associate professor, université libre de Bruxelles Chief, bariatric-metabolic department CHIREC Delta hospital in Brussels, Belgium. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author is the current president of IFSO. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(5):17–18. A message from IFSO President Jacques Himpens, MD, PhD Dear Readers, I am happy […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—May 2018

ASMBS Foundation News and Update—May 2018

| May 1, 2018

by Rami E. Lutfi, MD, FACS, FASMBS Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago; Chairman of Surgery, Mercy Hospital and Medical Center; Director, Presence Chicago Institute of Advanced Bariatrics Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| May 1, 2018

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