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Early Complications of 120 Laparoscopic Greater Curvature Plication Procedures

Early Complications of 120 Laparoscopic Greater Curvature Plication Procedures

| September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Youssef Andraos, MD; Dany Ziade, MD; Rana Achcouty, MD; and Mariette Awad, PhD Dr. Andraos is Chief, Department of Bariatric Surgery, Abou Jaoude Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon; Dr. Ziade is Chief, Department of Anesthesiology, Abou Jaoude Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon; Dr. Achcouty is an anesthesiologist, Abou Jaoude Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon; and Professor Awad is Assistant Professor, […]

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Gastric Banding and the Fine Art of Eating

Gastric Banding and the Fine Art of Eating

| September 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

by Paul O’Brien, MD Dr. O’Brien is from the Centre for Obesity Research and Education (CORE), Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(9):18–21

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Management of Large Left Upper Quadrant Air-Fluid Collection after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

| September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ask the Experts: Dilemmas in Bariatric Surgery This Month’s Dilemma: Management of Large Left Upper Quadrant Air-Fluid Collection after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy This Month’s Featured Expert: Alex Gandsas, MD, MBA, FACS

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Part 1: A Proposal: Why We Need a New Aftercare Plan

| September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Eric J. DeMaria, MD Dr. DeMaria is from New Hope Wellness Center, Raleigh, North Carolina. In the first installment of this column, I discussed long-term care after bariatric surgery. This month is a bit of a sequel, and I actually have some good news: I have heard from many of our colleagues in the […]

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ASMBS News and Update—September 2011

| September 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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Statistics Suggest that Obesity Thrives on a Low Income

| August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dear Bariatric Times friends and colleagues: I was glued to the radio trying to figure out what was going on with the stock market (bad idea) when I came across a very interesting radio show on WLRN (public radio and television for South Florida) that discussed the increased prevalence of obesity in France. The French, […]

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Letter to the Editor

| August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dear Bariatric Times Editor:

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How to Perform a Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Using the Circular Stapler

| August 18, 2011 | 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: How to Perform a Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Using the Circular Stapler This Month’s Featured Expert: Alan C. Wittgrove, MD, FASMBS Dr. Wittgrove is Medical Director, Wittgrove Bariatric Center, La Jolla, California […]

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Volumetry: A New Dimension in Contouring the Massive Weight Loss Patient

| August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Michele A. Shermak, MD, FACS Dr. Shermak is Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(8):10–11

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The 11th Annual Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium

| August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Salt Lake City, Utah, February 21–26, 2011 by Kathleen A. Wenzler Kathleen Wenzler is Conference Marketing Director for Quadrant HealthCom. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(8):12

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