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Summa Health System Bariatric Care Center: Akron, Ohio

| July 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

TELL US ABOUT THE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE LEAD STAFF AT YOUR FACILITY. Summa Health System’s Bariatric Care Center, a designated American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Center of Excellence, approaches both the surgical and medical treatment of obesity in a multidisciplinary team fashion. The Bariatric Care Center has 21 members on […]

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The Link Between Sleep Loss and Obesity: Understanding the Mechanisms Responsible for Weight Gain with Sleep Deprivation

| June 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Cynthia K. Buffington, PhD

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Acute Bleeding After Gastric Bypass

Acute Bleeding After Gastric Bypass

| June 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Candice Jensen, MD; Amir Mehran, MD; and Catherine Lewis, MD All from the University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Department of General Surgery.

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Consultant’s Corner

| June 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

by James W. Saxton, JD; Maggie M. Finkelstein, JD; and Susan Gallagher Camden, RN, MSN, PhD

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Volume Matters

Volume Matters

| June 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS, and Gary M. Pratt Dr. Pories is from East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, and Mr. Pratt is from Surgical Review Corporation, Raleigh, North Carolina.

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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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Surgical Site Infection In The Morbidly Obese Patient: A Review

Surgical Site Infection In The Morbidly Obese Patient: A Review

| June 11, 2008 | 1 Comment

by Anirban Gupta, MD; Michael A. Schweitzer, MD; Kimberley E. Steele, MD; Anne O. Lidor, MD; and Jerome Lyn-Sue, MD

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The Multidisciplinary Approach to Weight Loss: Defining the Roles of the Necessary Providers

The Multidisciplinary Approach to Weight Loss: Defining the Roles of the Necessary Providers

| June 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

by George L. Blackburn, MD, PhD; Isaac Greenberg, PhD; Anne McNamara, RN; Daniel Rooks, PhD, FACSM; Shannon Fischer, MA; and Kristina Day, RD, LD

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Deaconess Surgical Weight Loss Center of Excellence

| May 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

Deaconess Surgical Weight Loss Center of Excellence is in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Depression after Bariatric Surgery: Triggers, Identification, Treatment, and Prevention

| May 9, 2008 | 2 Comments

by Cynthia L. Alexander, PsyD

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