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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| November 1, 2018

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November 2018 Digital Edition

November 2018 Digital Edition

| November 1, 2018

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Selected Proceedings from ICCDS—November 2018 Digital Edition

Selected Proceedings from ICCDS—November 2018 Digital Edition

| November 1, 2018

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October 2018 Digital Edition

October 2018 Digital Edition

| October 1, 2018

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Introducing a New Column—Risk Management

Introducing a New Column—Risk Management

| October 1, 2018

John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of the Section of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, and Past President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the October issue of Bariatric Times. This month we are pleased to introduce a […]

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Educating Patents on Making Healthy, Quality Choices When Eating Out is the Low-hanging Fruit of Lifestyle Modification

Educating Patents on Making Healthy, Quality Choices When Eating Out is the Low-hanging Fruit of Lifestyle Modification

| October 1, 2018

Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Co-Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, Lifestyle modification is fundamental to any weight loss program. We discuss wLifestyle modification is fundamental to any weight loss program. We discuss […]

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What Can I Do About a Negative Online Review?

What Can I Do About a Negative Online Review?

| October 1, 2018

by Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD Ms. Vanderpool is Vice President, Risk Management, at PRMS, Inc. This ongoing column is dedicated to providing information to our readers on managing legal risks associated with medical practice. The answers are provided by PRMS, Inc. (www.prms.com), a manager of medical professional liability insurance programs with services that include risk […]

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Raising the Standard: Team-based Care: ProvenCare Bariatric and “Unjustified Variability”

Raising the Standard: Team-based Care: ProvenCare Bariatric and “Unjustified Variability”

| October 1, 2018

by Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS This column is dedicated to highlighting a broad range of quality issues in bariatric surgery. Column Editors Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS Quality Director, Geisinger Surgical Institute; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania Dominick Gadaleta, MD, […]

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Medical Student Notebook: Smoking-associated Postoperative Complications of Bariatric Surgery: A Review

Medical Student Notebook: Smoking-associated Postoperative Complications of Bariatric Surgery: A Review

| October 1, 2018

by Hemen Muleta, BA Column editor Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts Featured student Hemen Muleta, BA Medical Student, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the […]

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The 2018 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium  (MISS 2018)

The 2018 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS 2018)

| October 1, 2018

By Lisa Hack Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Author affiliation: Ms. Hack is a freelance writer. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(10):24–25. The 2018 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS), which took place March 6–9, 2018, at the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas in […]

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