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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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The Benefits of Cognitive Behavioral Groups for Bariatric Surgery Patients

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Megan A. McVay, PhD, and Kelli E. Friedman, PhD Dr. McVay is from Duke University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Friedman is from Duke Health System, Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery, Durhan, North Carolina. Bariatric Times. 2012;9(9):22–28

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Bariatric Surgery in the Transplant Patient

| July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Kunoor Jain-Spangler, MD, and Dana Portenier, MD Drs. Jain-Spangler and Portenier are from Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. ABSTRACT Obesity in the transplant patient is neither new nor easy to manage. In […]

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Measuring the  Cost of Surgical Complications: How Surgeon Outcomes Impact Cost in the BLIS Insurance Model

Measuring the Cost of Surgical Complications: How Surgeon Outcomes Impact Cost in the BLIS Insurance Model

| March 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Regi Schindler BLIS, Inc., Portland Oregon

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Management of Paraesophageal Hernias in Patients with Morbid Obesity

Management of Paraesophageal Hernias in Patients with Morbid Obesity

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Elizabeth Paulus, MD; Aziz M. Merchant, MD; and Edward Lin, DO, FACS Drs. Paulus and Merchant are from Synergy-Central Michigan University College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Saginaw, Michigan; Dr. Lin is from Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Emory Endosurgery Unit, Atlanta, Georgia.

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Clinical Considerations and Recommendations for Pregnancy after Bariatric Surgery

Clinical Considerations and Recommendations for Pregnancy after Bariatric Surgery

| October 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Kim Delamont, NP, MSN, PNNP, WHCNP, CNM Author affiliation: Ms. Delamont is the Bariatric Director, Rose Medical Center in Denver, Colorado. Ms. Delamont created the the Pregnancy after Bariatric Surgery Program and the Weight Management Programs for Teens and Young Adults at Rose Medical Center.

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