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Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band Nutrition: How to Achieve Weight Loss Success

| March 6, 2009 | 1 Comment

by Liz Goldenberg, MPH, RD, CDN Ms. Goldenberg is from New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell College of Medicine of Cornell University, Department of Surgery, New York.

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Recognizing Trends in Preventing Caregiver Injury, Promoting Patient Safety, and Caring for the Larger, Heavier Patient

Recognizing Trends in Preventing Caregiver Injury, Promoting Patient Safety, and Caring for the Larger, Heavier Patient

| March 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Susan Gallagher Camden, RN, MSN, MA, WOCN, CBN, PhD Safety initiatives seem to transcend every aspect of healthcare. The Surgical Review Corporation Centers of Excellence (COE) efforts have integrated safe patient handling either directly or indirectly into at least three of the 10 requirements for status as a COE. Safety standards have affected not […]

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A Collaborative Approach to Reconstructive Surgery: The Importance of a Supportive Team

A Collaborative Approach to Reconstructive Surgery: The Importance of a Supportive Team

| March 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Tracy Martinez, RN, BSN, CBN; Christopher D. Still, FACN, FACP; MK Batra, MD, FACS; and RJ Nelson, BS

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Small Bowel Complication After Malabsorptive Procedures: Internal Hernias, Obstructions, and Intussusception

Small Bowel Complication After Malabsorptive Procedures: Internal Hernias, Obstructions, and Intussusception

| March 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Jesus E. Hidalgo, MD; Alexander Ramirez, MD; Raul Rosenthal, MD, FACS; and Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS The Bariatric Institute, Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida

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Regional Anesthesia and Obesity

| February 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Pedro P. Tanaka, MD, PhD, and Jay B. Brodsky, MD Both from the Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California.

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Endoscopic Treatment of  Bariatric Surgery Complications

Endoscopic Treatment of Bariatric Surgery Complications

| February 27, 2009 | 1 Comment

by Jose M. Martinez, MD, FACS, and Atul K. Madan, MD, FACS Both from the Division of Laparoendoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida.

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Body Contouring after Massive Weight Loss: Optimizing the Results

| February 27, 2009 | 1 Comment

by Amy S. Colwell, MD From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Mass General Hospital, Boston Massachusetts

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The Mechanism of Type-2 Diabetic Surgery

| February 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Edward E. Mason, MD, PhD, FACS

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I’ve Got a Secret: Nondisclosure in Persons Who Undergo Bariatric Surgery

| February 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

 by Douglas Sutton, EdD, ARNP, ANP-C; Natalie Murphy, BSN, RN; and Deborah A. Raines, PhD, RN, ANEF Douglas Sutton, EdD, ARNP, ANP-C is Assistant Professor; Natalie Murphy, BSN, RN, is a PhD Student and Research Assistant; and Deborah A. Raines, PhD, RN, ANEF is Professor, all from Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida.

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Pressure Ulcers, CMS Changes, and Patients of Size: What Are the Issues?

Pressure Ulcers, CMS Changes, and Patients of Size: What Are the Issues?

| December 22, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Susan Gallagher Camden, RN, MSN, MA, WOCN, CBN, PhD

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