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XVI Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders

| July 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Hamburg, Germany, August 31—September 3, 2011 by Rudolf A. Weiner, MD Professor Weiner is President of the European Chapter of IFSO and President of the upcoming 16th World Congress of the International Federation for Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders; Professor in Surgery, University of Frankfurt, Germany, Head of the Department for General, Visceral and […]

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ASMBS News and Update—July 2011

ASMBS News and Update—July 2011

| July 22, 2011 | 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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Low BMI surgery: Metabolic or Cosmetic?

| July 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

Total Bariatric Care by Eric J. Demaria, MD This month’s topic: Low BMI surgery: Metabolic or Cosmetic? Dr. DeMaria is from New Hope Wellness Center, Raleigh, North Carolina. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(7):22 This column is dedicated to providing updates and commentary on a wide range of topics within the specialty of bariatric surgery.

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Another Study Suggests Patients are at Risk of Developing Transfer of Addiction after Bariatric Surgery Reminding Us, Yet Again, of the Importance of Follow Up

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dear Bariatric Times fans: The detrimental health implications of the obesity disease as well as the dramatic benefits and unusual side effects of bariatric surgery inducing weight loss and remission of comorbidities have made the headlines again in the past month.

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Surgical Pearls: Techniques in Bariatric Surgery

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Surgical Pearls: Techniques in Bariatric Surgery Column Editors: Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Daniel 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 a Hand-sewn Gastrojejunostomy by Kelvin Higa, MD, FACS, Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of California, San […]

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Book Review: Atlas of Body Contouring After Weight Loss

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Reviewed by Sumesh Kaswan, MD; Jeffrey A. Gusenoff, MD; and Howard N. Langstein, MD Bariatric Times. 2011;8(6):11

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Nutrition and the Sleeve Gastrectomy Patient: From Micronutrients to Dietary Patterns

| June 7, 2011 | 1 Comment

by Jacqueline Jacques, ND, and Liz Goldenberg, MPH, RD, CDN Jacqueline Jacques is Chief Science Officer for Bariatric Advantage, and Liz Goldenberg is from New-York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell College of Medicine of Cornell University, Department of Surgery, New York, New York Bariatric Times. 2011;8(6):12–15

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Working Port-Site Hernias: To Close or Not to Close? Does It Matter in the Obese?

Working Port-Site Hernias: To Close or Not to Close? Does It Matter in the Obese?

| June 7, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Hole in the Wall with Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS This month’s topic: Working Port-Site Hernias: To Close or Not to Close? Does It Matter in the Obese? by Edward Phillips, MD, FACS; David Santos, MD; and Shirin Towfigh, MD, FACS Bariatric Times. 2011;8(6)24–30

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Molecular Mechanisms Linking Obesity and Cancer

Molecular Mechanisms Linking Obesity and Cancer

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

by George Bouras and Olga Tucker, MD, FRCS, FRCSI Mr. Bouras is Senior Specialist Registrar in Surgery, and Academic Department of Surgery, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom. Dr. Tucker is from Academic Department of Surgery, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Bariatric Times. 2011;8(6):16–19

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ASMBS News and Update—June 2011

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

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

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