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Relocation of the Postoperative Bariatric Surgery Patient

| February 17, 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 column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. This month’s column by Karen Schulz, RN, […]

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Airway Management in Bariatric Surgery: A Challenge for Anesthesiologists

Airway Management in Bariatric Surgery: A Challenge for Anesthesiologists

| February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

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 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. […]

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February 2012: Ed Mason at Large

| February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

This ongoing column is dedicated to sharing with readers the life and experiences of Dr. Edward Mason. Column Editor: Tracy Martinez, RN, BSN, CBN Ms. Martinez is the Program Director for Wittgrove Bariatric Center in La Jolla, California.

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—February 2012

| February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

by David Provost, MD

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Looking Forward in 2012: ASMBS and ACS Join to Create a Unified Centers of Excellence Program

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dear Readers of Bariatric Times, I hope you had a good end-of-the-year celebration in 2011 and I wish you all a great 2012. In this first 2012 issue of Bariatric Times, we present another installment in our special section “Surgical Pearls: Techniques in Bariatric Surgery.” This month, my group at Cleveland Clinic Florida describes the […]

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Laparoscopic Antecolic-antegastric Roux-en-Y Gastro-jejunal Anastomosis using a Combined Linear Stapler and Hand-sewn Technique

Laparoscopic Antecolic-antegastric Roux-en-Y Gastro-jejunal Anastomosis using a Combined Linear Stapler and Hand-sewn Technique

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Surgical Pearls: Techniques in Bariatric Surgery Column Editors: Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS This Month’s Technique: Laparoscopic Antecolic-antegastric Roux-en-Y Gastro-jejunal Anastomosis using a Combined Linear Stapler and Hand-sewn Technique

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Does Intraoperative Gastric Band Adjustment to a Targeted Stoma Size Improve Weight Loss? One-year Results of a Feasibility Trial

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Robert G. Snow DO, FACOS, and John O’Dea, PhD Dr. Snow is from the American Institute of Gastric Banding, Hurst, Texas. Mr. O’Dea is from the National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland, and an employee of Crospon Ltd., Galway, Ireland.

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ASMBS News and Update—January 2012

ASMBS News and Update—January 2012

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Robin L. Blackstone, MD, FACS, FASMBS

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Unusual and Difficult Hernias in the Obese Population: Suprapubic and Parastomal

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Hole in the Wall with Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS This Month’s Topic: Unusual and Difficult Hernias in the Obese Population: Suprapubic and Parastomal This Month’s Featured Experts: Jonathan Slone, MD, MBA, MPH, and Karan Bath, MD Clinical Fellows, the Bariatric Institute and Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Weston, Florida

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Ed Mason at Large

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

This ongoing column is dedicated to sharing with readers the life and experiences of Dr. Edward Mason. A Message from Column Editor Tracy Martinez, RN, BSN, CBN Happy New Year to all! We are once again delighted to “bring” Dr. Ed Mason to you. This interactive column has already stimulated many positive comments. I hope […]

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