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The Experts on Bariatric Fellowships…Where Are We?

| April 17, 2009 | 3 Comments

Like to know more about bariatric fellowships? In this exclusive interview, on behalf of Bariatric Times, Dr. Daniel Jones, Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, posed questions to the leadership of the Fellowship Council. Dr. Jones is the director of the “MIS fellowship with emphasis in Bariatric Surgery” at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The […]

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Laparoscopic Assisted Transvaginal Cholecystectomy (LATC) in a Series of 100 Patients

Laparoscopic Assisted Transvaginal Cholecystectomy (LATC) in a Series of 100 Patients

| April 17, 2009 | 1 Comment

by Verena Mueller, MD; Matthias Federlein, MD; Klaus Gellert, MD; and Jens Burghardt, MD Drs. Mueller, Federlein, and Gellert are from the Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Sana Klinikum Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany. Dr. Burghardt is from the Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Evangelisch Freikirchliches Krankenhaus Rüdersdorf, Rüdersdorf, Germany.

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Gastrointestinal Hormones and their Relationship to Bariatric Surgery

Gastrointestinal Hormones and their Relationship to Bariatric Surgery

| April 17, 2009 | 2 Comments

by Daniel J. Rosen, MD; and Alfons Pomp, MD, FACS Introduction When most of us learned about gastrointestinal physiology, cholecystokinin was an enzyme. It turns out that it is actually a powerful endocrine hormone as well. The gastrointestinal (GI) tract produces dozens of peptides that enter the circulation and cause a variety of effects relating […]

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Emerging Technologies—Single-Incision Laparoscopic Surgery: How and Why?

Emerging Technologies—Single-Incision Laparoscopic Surgery: How and Why?

| April 17, 2009 | 2 Comments

by Jenny Choi, MD; Luca Milone, MD; and Column Editor Marc Bessler, MD This ongoing column investigates current research in the surgical and clinical aspects of obesity treatment and educates bariatric care professionals on the most up-to-date, concrete information on emerging technologies in the field. The first article in 2009’s Emerging Technologies series is authored […]

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Managing the Body Contour Concerns of the Post-Bariatric Patient

Managing the Body Contour Concerns of the Post-Bariatric Patient

| April 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Joseph F. Capella, MD, FACS Dr. Capella is the Chief of the Division of Post Bariatric Surgery in the Department of Plastic Surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Many individuals who have achieved […]

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Metabolic Outcomes in Bariatric Surgery: A Review

| April 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Deborah Abeles, MD; Sajani Shah, MD; Scott A. Shikora, MD; and Michael E. Tarnoff, MD All are from the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

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What Bariatric Operation Would ASMBS Members Choose for Themselves? A Survey

| March 31, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Hien Nguyen, MD; Kimberley Steele, MD; Anne Lidor, MD; and Michael Schweitzer, MD All from the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.

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Physiology of the Bariplastic Patient

| March 31, 2009 | 1 Comment

by Marcelo M. Ghersi, MD; Martin I. Newman, MD, FACS; Michel C. Samson, MD, FRCS(C), FACS; and Laura DeOliveira, PC-S

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Space Planning for the Bariatric Patient

Space Planning for the Bariatric Patient

| March 31, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Marylou Muir, RN, COHN

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Patient/Family Support Groups in Japan: A Model to Ensure the Success of Bariatric Surgery

Patient/Family Support Groups in Japan: A Model to Ensure the Success of Bariatric Surgery

| March 31, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Tetsuya Nakazato, MSW; Kazunori Kasama, MD; Takashi Oshiro, MD; Eri Kikkawa, RD; and Kazuko Sonoda, RN

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