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Clinical algorithms for identifying and managing complications of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding

| November 26, 2013

by Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS; Jeffrey W. Allen, MD, FACS; Sunil Bhoyrul, MD, FACS, FRCS(Eng); Helmuth T. Billy, MD, FACS; Robert Cywes, MD, PhD; Emma J. Patterson, MD, FRCSC, FACS; Christine J. Ren-Fielding, MD, FACS; and Vafa Shayani, MD, FACS

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The Importance Of Pursuing The Patient’s Definition of Success Following Weight Loss Surgery: Strategies and Considerations for the Bariatric Team

| October 21, 2013

by Warren L. Huberman, PhD Dr. Huberman is Clinical Assistant Professor, NYU School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New York, New York. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article.

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Pulmonary Hypertension in Candidates for Bariatric Surgery: A Cause for Concern

| August 21, 2013

by Peter N. Benotti, MD Dr. Benotti is from The Obesity Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. Bariatric Times. 2013;10(8):14–17.

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Recommended Levels of Carbohydrate after Bariatric Surgery

| March 18, 2013

by Silvia Leite Faria, MSc, RD; Orlando Pereira Faria, MD;  Mariane de Almeida Cardeal; Heloísa Rodriguez de Gouvêa; Cynthia Buffington, PhD; and Margaret Furtado, MSc, RD

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The Role of Psychological Testing for Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery Candidates

| February 21, 2013

by Leslie J. Heinberg, PhD Dr. Heinberg is Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

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Tobacco Use in Bariatrc Patients

| January 21, 2013

*INCLUDES PATIENT HANDOUT* by Amy K. Windover, PhD Dr. Windover is a Psychologist at the Office of Patient Experience, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. ABSTRACT Tobacco use persists as the leading cause of preventable death worldwide and is prevalent among bariatric surgery candidates. Tobacco use is a well-documented surgical risk factor. This article reviews the […]

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Worlds Apart: the United States Military Bariatric Surgeons Excel in Vastly Different Arenas

| December 19, 2012

by LTC (p) Robert B. Lim, MD, FACS, and MAJ (p) William V. Rice, MD, FACS Dr. Robert Lim is Assistant Professor, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. William V. Rice is Director, Bariatric Surgery at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas.

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Emesis and Other Complications Post Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery

| November 20, 2012

by Hira Ahmad, MD; Savannah Moon, MS-IV; and J. Patrick O’Leary, MD, FACS Hira Ahmad, MD is PGY-1 Resident at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida. Savannah Moon is a fourth year medical student from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. J. Patrick O’Leary, MD, FACS, is Executive Associate […]

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The At-risk Gastric Remnant Following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Terrence M. Fullum, MD; Purnell Traverso, MD;  Gezzer Ortega, MD, MpH; Kenedy Foryoung, BS;  Tolulope A. Oyetunji, MD, MPH; and Edward E. Cornwell, III, MD All authors are from the Departments of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia.

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The Use of Surgical Robots in Bariatric Surgery

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Charmaine V. Gentles, ANP, RNFA; Emmanuel Atta Agaba, MD; Larry Gellman, MD; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD Charmaine V. Gentles, Larry Gellman, and Dominick Gadaleta ,is from the Department of Surgery, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York. Emmanuel Atta Agaba is from Medical Center at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York.

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