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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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Bariatric Surgery and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Bariatric Surgery and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

| February 1, 2019

by Joseph R. Giacolone, BS; Isabella Guajardo, BA; Samuel Torres Landa, MD; Octavia Picket Blakely, MD, MHS; Noel N. Williams, MD; and Kristoffel R. Dumon, MD Mr. Giacolone and Ms. Guajardo are with Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Landa is from Oregon Health & Science in Portland, Oregon. Drs. Picket Blakely, […]

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DROP—The First National MBSAQIP Quality Improvement Project: Decreasing Readmissions through Opportunities Provided

DROP—The First National MBSAQIP Quality Improvement Project: Decreasing Readmissions through Opportunities Provided

| February 1, 2019

by Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Gadaleta is Chair of the Department of Surgery at Southside Hospital and Director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health in Manhasset, New York; and Associate Professor of Surgery at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell […]

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Gastric Embolization— A New Alternative for the Treatment of Obesity?

Gastric Embolization— A New Alternative for the Treatment of Obesity?

| February 1, 2019

by Diego López, MPH Mr. López is a medical student at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.The FUNDING: No funding was provided for this article. DISCLOSURES: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2019;16(2):18. The Medical Student Notebook This ongoing column explores the science behind obesity […]

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YouTube® as a Source of Information on Healthy Weight  Loss Plans: A Snapshot Analysis of Information Quality

YouTube® as a Source of Information on Healthy Weight Loss Plans: A Snapshot Analysis of Information Quality

| February 1, 2019

by Elizabeth A. Klumpp Ms. Klumpp is Vice President and Editorial Director for Matrix Medical Communications in West Chester, Pennsylvania. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this article. DISCLOSURES: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2019;16(2):20–21. Introduction According to Pew Research Center, eight out of […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| February 1, 2019

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February 2019 Digital Edition

February 2019 Digital Edition

| February 1, 2019

Click the cover below to access the February 2019 digital edition of Bariatric Times!

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News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

| January 1, 2019

By John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Chief of the Section of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Stanford University in Stanford, California; and Past President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to another issue of Bariatric Times. This month, “Raising […]

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Addressing Burnout during Your Patient’s Weight Loss Journey Requires a Passion for Obesity Treatment through Great Losses and Regains

Addressing Burnout during Your Patient’s Weight Loss Journey Requires a Passion for Obesity Treatment through Great Losses and Regains

| January 1, 2019

By Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Friends and Readers, Lately, we have seen a lot of coverage on burnout syndrome among healthcare professionals and […]

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Long QT Syndrome and Risk for Hypoglycemia in a Postbariatric Surgery Patient

Long QT Syndrome and Risk for Hypoglycemia in a Postbariatric Surgery Patient

| January 1, 2019

by Roselyn Cristelle Mateo, MD, MS, and Mary Elizabeth Patti, MD Dr. Mateo is with the Division of Endocrinology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Joslin Diabetes Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Patti is with the Division of Endocrinology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Joslin Diabetes Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Funding: Dr. […]

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