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Discussing Obesity and the Law with Walter Lindstrom

| March 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

Mr. Lindstrom is from the Obesity Law and Advocacy Center, the first practice of its kind and the leading advocate for the rights of persons suffering from obesity and morbid obesity, and is a member of the faculty of training courses for the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the American College of […]

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Introduction to Body Contouring after Bariatric Surgery

Introduction to Body Contouring after Bariatric Surgery

| March 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Constance M. Chen, MD, MPH; Lidie Lajoie, BA; Robert T. Grant, MD; and Jason A. Spector, MD From the Division of Plastic Surgery, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York

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1st Annual Metabolic Surgery Summit

| March 6, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Melissa Cuesta-Gonzalez, LPN Ms. Cuesta-Gonzalez is Bariatric Coordinator, Surgical Weight Loss Institute, Coral Gables, Florida.

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Book Review: Life After Gastric Bypass

| March 5, 2008 | 0 Comments

Reviewed by Giselle G. Hamad, MD, FACS Dr. Hamad is Assistant Professor of Surgery, Obesity Surgery, UPMC Weight Management Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Metabolic Surgery Center at Baptist Hospital: Nashville, Tennessee

| March 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

TELL US ABOUT THE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE LEAD STAFF AT YOUR FACILITY. The Metabolic Surgery Center at Baptist Hospital currently has four surgeons, four nurses, and 11 staff members. Surgeons include Albert T. Spaw, MD, and Charles E. Morton, III, MD, who serve as co-medical directors, and George B. Lynch, MD, and James […]

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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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