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Development of the International Bariatric Club: A Worldwide Internet Network for Bariatric Surgeons

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Haris A. Khwaja, MD, PhD; Marius A. Nedelcu, MD; Manoel Galvão Neto, MD; Mervyn Deitel, MD; Philip R. Schauer, MD; and Tomasz G. Rogula, MD, PhD

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ASMBS Foundation—December 2011

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Robin L. Blackstone, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Blackstone is President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Medical Director, Scottsdale Healthcare Bariatric Center, Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Prevention and Treatment of Obesity in Adolescents: A Worldwide Challenge

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dear Friends, Colleagues and Readers of Bariatric Times: As this year comes to an end, we are privileged to share with you another exciting issue of Bariatric Times. I am especially excited to introduce to our readership a new column entitled, “Ed Mason at Large.” I first met Dr. Mason in 2007 at the Foregut […]

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How to Perform an Evaluation and Reduction of Internal Hernia Via a Laparoscopic  Single Incision

How to Perform an Evaluation and Reduction of Internal Hernia Via a Laparoscopic Single Incision

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Column Editors: Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS This column recruits expert surgeons to share step-by-step technical pearls on bariatric procedures. This Month’s Technique: How to Perform an Evaluation and Reduction of Internal Hernia Via a Laparoscopic Single Incision This Month’s Featured Expert: Michael A. Schweitzer, MD, Department […]

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Highlights from the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiolgists October 15–19, 2011 Chicago, Illinois

| December 15, 2011 | 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 by Stephanie B. Jones, MD, and Roman Schumann, MD

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Adolescent Bariatric Surgery: Acknowledging a Knowledge Gap while Providing Needed Healthcare

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Marc P. Michalsky, MD, and Thomas H. Inge, MD

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New Column—Ed Mason at Large

New Column—Ed Mason at Large

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

This ongoing column is dedicated to sharing with readers the life and experiences of Dr. Edward Mason. Welcome from Column Editor Tracy Martinez, RN, BSN, CBN It is with great honor and delight to coordinate this new column “Ed Mason at Large.” For those who know Dr Mason, it will be enlightening to learn more […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—December 2011

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

December 2011 by David Provost, MD

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News and Trends—December 2011

| December 15, 2011 | 2 Comments

Medicare Announces that it will Now Pay for Obesity Counseling WASHINGTON, District of Columbia (MedPageToday.com and ABC News)—The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare announced that it will pick up the tab for obesity screening and intensive behavioral counseling. CMS, which first floated the obesity coverage plan last September, said it expects more […]

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New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery

New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Knoxville, Tennessee by Jama Stinnett, LPN, CPH, Office Manager, New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery, Knoxville, Tennessee.

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