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Welcome to  Community Bariatric Services North   Indianapolis, Indiana

Welcome to Community Bariatric Services North Indianapolis, Indiana

| July 10, 2014

by Sarah Muntel, RD Sarah Muntel is a registered dietitian at Community Bariatric Services North, Community Hospital North, Indianapolis, Indiana. Bariatric Times. 2014;11(7):16–18 Welcome to Community Bariatric Services North Community Bariatric Services North is located on Community Hospital North campus in Indianapolis, Indiana. Community Hospital North has provided care for patients from Central Indiana for […]

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9th International Bariatric Club Symposium at IFSO Brussels Brussels, Belgium • April 30, 2014

9th International Bariatric Club Symposium at IFSO Brussels Brussels, Belgium • April 30, 2014

| July 10, 2014

by Cynthia-Michelle Borg Ms Cynthia-Michelle Borg is Symposium Director, Consultant Bariatric and Upper GI surgeon, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom. Bariatric Times. 2014;11(7):20–21. The 9th International Bariatric Club Symposium was held on April 30, 2014, at the Sqare Congress Centre in Brussels, Belgium. The symposium was part of the International Federation for […]

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Both Roux-en-Y Fistulo-jejunostomy and Limited Proximal Gastrectomy with Esophago-jejunostomy Should be Considered as Treatment Modalities for Chronic Fistulous Tracts After Staple Disruption in Patients Who Have Undergone Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

| June 11, 2014

Dear Readers of Bariatric Times: By the time you receive this issue of Bariatric Times, we will probably be together in Miami, Florida, enjoying the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) 2014 Spring Event. The program will be excellent. Drs. Dan Herron and Rory Pryor have prepared excellent sessions with top-notch speakers and […]

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Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Fistulo-jejunostomy as a Salvage Procedure in Patients with Persistent Post-Sleeve Gastrectomy Fistula

Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Fistulo-jejunostomy as a Salvage Procedure in Patients with Persistent Post-Sleeve Gastrectomy Fistula

| June 11, 2014

by Haya Khalfan, MD; Antoine Younan, MD; Georges Khoury, MD; Michel Achkar, MD; and Elie K. Chouillard, MD, PhD

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Checklist #21 Gastric Venous Thromboembolism after Bariatric Surgery

| June 11, 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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Marketing of the Bariatric Surgical Practice at an Introductory Level

| June 11, 2014

by Paul B. Wizman MD, FACS, FRCS(C), FASMBS, and Rita Wizman, MBA Paul B. Wizman, MD, FACS, FRCS (C), FASMBS, and Rita Wizman, MBA, are from Bariatrix Florida in Margate, Florida.

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The Medical Student Notebook: Bariatric Physiology

The Medical Student Notebook: Bariatric Physiology

| June 11, 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.

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News and Trends—June 2014

| June 11, 2014

OBESITY ACTION COALITION (OAC) RELEASES SPANISH VERSION OF THE YOUR WEIGHT MATTERS CAMPAIGN TOOLKIT Tampa, Florida—The OAC announced the release of its Spanish version of the highly-successful Your Weight Matters Campaign toolkit. “With more than 42 percent of the U.S. Hispanic population impacted by the disease of obesity, we felt it was imperative to offer […]

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The State of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery in the United Kingdom

| June 11, 2014

 An Interview with Dr. Ahmed Ahmed Dr. Ahmed is a Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgeon, Department of Bariatric Surgery, Imperial College Healthcare, Charing Cross Hospital, London, United Kingdom. The state of obesity and bariatric surgery varies from country to country. In this series, authors from around the world discuss obesity and bariatrics in their […]

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Sustaining Patient Engagement in Medical Weight Loss: Staying Connected Through Technology

| June 11, 2014

by Wendy Scinta, MD, MS Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program for Childhood Obesity, Fayetteville, New York; Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York.

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