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Choosing the Best Medical Website Provider

| July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Advice on Creating and Maintaining a Successful Bariatric Practice Part 2 of a 2-Part Series Choosing the Best Medical Website Provider by Brent Cavender and Kim Goin

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News and Trends—July 2012

| July 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

First Prescription Weight Loss Treatment Approved by FDA in 13 Years SAN DIEGO, California and WOODCLIFF LAKE, New Jersey (PRNewswire)—Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eisai Inc. announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved lorcaserin hydrochloride. The drug will be available under the brand name Belviq (pronounced BEL-VEEK) and will serve as […]

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Myths Associated with Obesity and Bariatric Surgery—Myth 3: “Vertical sleeve gastrectomy is not a metabolic procedure.”

Myths Associated with Obesity and Bariatric Surgery—Myth 3: “Vertical sleeve gastrectomy is not a metabolic procedure.”

| June 17, 2012

Exclusive Series: The Metabolic Applied Research Strategy Initiative Part 4 Myths Associated with  Obesity and Bariatric Surgery—Myth 3: “Vertical sleeve gastrectomy is not a metabolic procedure.” by Randy J. Seeley, PhD; Jason L. Harris, PhD; and Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD Abstract The Metabolic Applied Research Strategy is a multi-year, multi-generational collaborative research program between […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Robin Blackstone, Outgoing President, and All Members of the ASMBS on Another Great Year of Progress in the Field of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery!

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dear Readers of Bariatric Times: By the time you read this issue, we may be together in San Diego, California, enjoying the beautiful landscape and weather while attending the Annual Clinical Congress of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). This will be the last stand-alone ASMBS Congress as beginning October 2013 the […]

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Laparoscopic Bi-Directional Jejuno-Jejunostomy Anastomosis With a Linear Stapler

Laparoscopic Bi-Directional Jejuno-Jejunostomy Anastomosis With a Linear Stapler

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

This column recruits expert surgeons to share step-by-step technical pearls on bariatric procedures. June 2012 Column Editors: Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS This month’s technique: Laparoscopic Bi-Directional Jejuno-Jejunostomy Anastomosis With a Linear Stapler This Month’s Featured Expert: Scott A. Shikora, MD, FACS, FASMBS Director, Center for Metabolic […]

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Mesh Fixation Devices and Techniques: A Review of the Literature

Mesh Fixation Devices and Techniques: A Review of the Literature

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dedicated to providing a venue for interactive exchange of ideas, interesting topics, and surgical pearls from experts in repair of  abdominal wall defects as they relate to bariatric surgery This month’s featured expert Abraham Fridman, DO, Clinical Fellow, the Bariatric Institute and Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Weston, Florida Bariatric Times. 2012;9(6):10–12

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—June 2012

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

by David Provost, MD Dr. Provost is President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Foundation. He maintains a private practice, Provost Bariatrics in Denton, Texas. Dr. Provost also serves on the ASMBS Executive Council, is a member of the Surgical Review Corporation’s (SRC) Board of Directors, and is a member of […]

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Anesthetic Aspects of Bariatric Surgery: Addressing Challenges

Anesthetic Aspects of Bariatric Surgery: Addressing Challenges

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

This ongoing column is authored by members of the International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient (ISPCOP), an organization dedicated to the bariatric patient. Column Editor: Stephanie B. Jones, MD Dr. Jones is Vice Chair for Education, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts […]

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Advice on Creating and Maintaining a Successful Bariatric Practice

Advice on Creating and Maintaining a Successful Bariatric Practice

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Part 1 Ascending to Accreditation by Jama Stinnett, LPN, CPHQ Ms. Stinnett is the Office Manager, New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery, Knoxville, Tennessee. Bariatric Times. 2012;9(6):22–26

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The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Integrated Health Committee: Highlights and Year in Review

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Column Editor: Laura Boyer, RN, CBN President of the Integrated Health Section of the  ASMBS; Director of Clinical Systems for The Surgical Specialists of Louisiana in Covington, Louisiana This month: The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Integrated Health Committee: Highlights and Year in Review by Laura Boyer, RN, CBN Bariatric Times. 2012;9(6):28–29

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