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Aspiration Therapy—An Emerging Endoscopic Device for Treatment of Obesity

Aspiration Therapy—An Emerging Endoscopic Device for Treatment of Obesity

| February 1, 2019

by Dilhana Badurdeen, MD; Margo Dunlap, RN; Michael Schweitzer, MD; and Vivek Kumbhari, MD Drs. Badurdeen, Dunlap, and Kumbhari are with the Division of Gastroenterology and Dr. Schweitzer is with the Division of Surgery—all with Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, Maryland. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Dr. Khumbari is a consultant for Medtronic (Minneapolis, […]

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A Case Series on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and the Bariatric Patient:  Stretta Therapy as a  Non-surgical Option

A Case Series on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and the Bariatric Patient: Stretta Therapy as a Non-surgical Option

| November 1, 2016

by A. Daniel Guerron, MD, and Dana Portenier, MD A. Daniel Guerron, MD Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Duke University Health System, Durham, North Carolina Dana Portenier, MD Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Duke University Health System, Durham, North Carolina Bariatric Times. 2016;13(11):18–20. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: […]

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Intragastric Balloons: Closing the Gap on Weight Loss Treatment Options

Intragastric Balloons: Closing the Gap on Weight Loss Treatment Options

| March 1, 2016

This column investigates current research in the surgical and clinical aspects of obesity treatment and educates bariatric care professionals on the most up-to-date information on emerging technologies in the field. This month: Intragastric Balloons: Closing the Gap on Weight Loss Treatment Options by Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, FASMBS Chattanooga Bariatrics, Chattanooga, Tennessee Bariatric Times. 2016;13(3):13–18. […]

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Vagal Blocking Therapy:  An Overview of How it Works and Review of Available Literature

Vagal Blocking Therapy: An Overview of How it Works and Review of Available Literature

| October 8, 2015

This column investigates current research in the surgical and clinical aspects of obesity treatment and educates bariatric care professionals on the most up-to-date information on emerging technologies in the field. This month: Vagal Blocking Therapy: An Overview of How it Works and Review of Available Literature by Sagar V. Mehta, MD St. Luke’s Weight Management […]

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Advancements in Obesity Treatment for the Low BMI Patient Population: Part 2

| December 10, 2014

This column investigates current research in the surgical and clinical aspects of obesity treatment and educates bariatric care professionals on the most up-to-date information on emerging technologies in the field. Part 2: The Outside the United States Perspective An Interview with Gontrand López-Nava, MD Bariatric Endoscopy Unit, Madrid Sanchinarro University Hospital, Madrid, Spain Theodore Ngatchu, […]

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Advancements in Obesity Treatment for the Low BMI Patient Population: Part 1

| November 2, 2014

This column investigates current research in the surgical and clinical aspects of obesity treatment and educates bariatric care professionals on the most up-to-date information on emerging technologies in the field. Part 1: The United States Perspective An Interview with Natan Zundel, MD, FACS, FASMBS Vice-Chairman, Department of Surgery, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States […]

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Update on Endoluminal Treatment Options for Morbid Obesity

Update on Endoluminal Treatment Options for Morbid Obesity

| June 18, 2009 | 0 Comments

By Amy Cha, MD; Stacy A. Brethauer MD; Aurora Pryor MD; and Bipan Chand, MD Column Editor: Marc Bessler, MD This ongoing column investigates current research in the surgical and clinical aspects of obesity treatment and educates bariatric care professionals on the most up-to-date, concrete information on emerging technologies in the field. The second article […]

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Emerging Technologies—Single-Incision Laparoscopic Surgery: How and Why?

Emerging Technologies—Single-Incision Laparoscopic Surgery: How and Why?

| April 17, 2009 | 2 Comments

by Jenny Choi, MD; Luca Milone, MD; and Column Editor Marc Bessler, MD This ongoing column investigates current research in the surgical and clinical aspects of obesity treatment and educates bariatric care professionals on the most up-to-date, concrete information on emerging technologies in the field. The first article in 2009’s Emerging Technologies series is authored […]

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Emerging Technologies: The Introduction of New Technologies into Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery—Are You Ready to Embrace Them?

Emerging Technologies: The Introduction of New Technologies into Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery—Are You Ready to Embrace Them?

| September 20, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Scott Shikora, MD, FACS Column Editor: Marc Bessler, MD Dr. Shikora is Professor of Surgery, Chief of MIS, General, and Bariatric Surgery at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts; and President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

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Endoluminal Treatment Options for Morbid Obesity: Devices and Techniques for Natural Orifice Approaches

Endoluminal Treatment Options for Morbid Obesity: Devices and Techniques for Natural Orifice Approaches

| June 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Rebecca P. Petersen, MD, MSc; Bipan Chand, MD; and Aurora D. Pryor, MD The second article in this series is written by DRs. rebecca P. Petersen and Aurora D. Pryor, from the Duke Center for Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina; and DR. BIPAND CHAND, from the Bariatric […]

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