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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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Contrave: A New Tool for the Medical Weight Loss Community

| December 10, 2014

This column is dedicated to providing information on the medical management of obesity, which includes diet, exercise, behavioral change, and medication. Column Editors: Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-Medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, Scottsdale, Arizona Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program […]

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Checklist #27: Legal Issues in Bariatric Surgery

Checklist #27: Legal Issues in Bariatric Surgery

| December 10, 2014

by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and  Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS Column Editor Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times, Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director, The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; Director, General Surgery Residency Program and Fellowship in […]

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The Department of Surgery at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center honors Dr. George Blackburn

| December 10, 2014

by Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS Dr. Jones is Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts Bariatric Times. 2014;11(12):14-15. At Harvard Medical School, George is the first incumbent S. Daniel Abraham Chair, a Professor of Surgery/Nutrition, and the Associate Director of Nutrition in the Division of […]

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Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Support of Bariatric Surgery Patients: The Impact of the 2013 Update on the Role of Psychology

| December 10, 2014

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. Column Editor: Christine Bauer, MSN, RN, CBN University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital, Havre de Grace, Maryland; President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Integrated Health This month: Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Support […]

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From Residency to Fellowship: Two Fellows’ Journeys

| December 10, 2014

This column aims to educate individuals and organizations about the importance of the work that the Foundation for Surgical Fellowships is doing to ensure the funding that leads to the innovative training for surgeons to apply the principles of advanced surgical techniques in patient care.   This month: From Residency to Fellowship: Two Fellows’ Journeys […]

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The Medical Student Notebook: Bariatric Nutrition

| December 10, 2014

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. Lesson #2 discusses pathophysiology, clinical consequences, and management of nutritional changes in the bariatric patient. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—December 2014

| December 10, 2014

by Connie Stillwell Ms. Stillwell is the Executive Director of the ASMBS Foundation. As 2014 comes to a close, we would like to thank everyone who has supported the ASMBS Foundation this year. Since the Foundation’s inception, your support and contributions has helped us raise $7.5 million to continue our mission of supporting ASMBS research […]

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Breaking News: Bariatric Times Announces Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP, as Co-Clinical Editor Beginning 2015

| November 2, 2014

Dear friends and colleagues, I just returned from Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, after attending the Cleveland Clinic’s Digestive Disease Institute international meeting “Prevention and Management of Complications in Bariatric Surgery.” Philip Schauer, MD, and Tomasz Rogula, MD, served as course directors and I served on the faculty, presenting on the topic “rare and new […]

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The Medical Student Notebook: Bariatric Physiology

| November 2, 2014

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. Lesson #1 explores topics in gastrointestinal physiology and discusses the implications of gastric bypass surgery for each subject. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel […]

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