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Acute Bleeding After Gastric Bypass

Acute Bleeding After Gastric Bypass

| June 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Candice Jensen, MD; Amir Mehran, MD; and Catherine Lewis, MD All from the University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Department of General Surgery.

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Volume Matters

Volume Matters

| June 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS, and Gary M. Pratt Dr. Pories is from East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, and Mr. Pratt is from Surgical Review Corporation, Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Surgical Site Infection In The Morbidly Obese Patient: A Review

Surgical Site Infection In The Morbidly Obese Patient: A Review

| June 11, 2008 | 1 Comment

by Anirban Gupta, MD; Michael A. Schweitzer, MD; Kimberley E. Steele, MD; Anne O. Lidor, MD; and Jerome Lyn-Sue, MD

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Temporary Covered Stents for the Treatment of Anastomotic Leaks Following Gastric Bypass Surgery

Temporary Covered Stents for the Treatment of Anastomotic Leaks Following Gastric Bypass Surgery

| April 15, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Jerome Lyn-Sue, MD; Kimberley Steele, MD; Michael A. Schweitzer, MD; Thomas Magnuson, MD; Anne Lidor, MD; Anirban Gupta, MD; and Patrick Okolo, MD. All from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland. Introduction Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is the most effective and most commonly performed bariatric surgical procedure in the United States.1 While improvements […]

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Laparoscopic Conversion of Failed Gastric Bypass to Duodenal Switch

Laparoscopic Conversion of Failed Gastric Bypass to Duodenal Switch

| February 28, 2008 | 1 Comment

Manish Parikh, MD; and Michel Gagner, MD, FRCSC, FACS Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida Objective. To report preliminary outcomes after laparoscopic conversion of gastric bypass to biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch for weight loss failure. Design. Retrospective chart review. Setting. Academic tertiary referral center. Participants. Twelve patients with weight loss […]

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Open Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Footnote in the History of Bariatric Surgery or a Viable Entity?

| October 10, 2007 | 0 Comments

by Kenneth B. Jones, Jr., MD, FACS Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana.

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Myth? Myth? Yes! Top 10 Myths About Laparoscopic Gastric Bands

| October 10, 2007 | 0 Comments

by Jeff Allen, MD Dr. Allen is Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

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Access to the Bypassed Stomach after RYGB

| October 10, 2007 | 0 Comments

by Gregory Dakin, MD Assistant Professor of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York

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Revision Procedures for Failed Gastric Bypass

| September 10, 2007 | 15 Comments

by Manish Parikh, MD; Marc Bessler, MD Both from Center for Obesity Surgery, Columbia University, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York

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Urinary Calculi and Bariatric Surgery

Urinary Calculi and Bariatric Surgery

| September 10, 2007 | 0 Comments

by Carolyn F. Langford, DO; Verena Mueller; and Gamal M. Ghoniem, MD, FACS All from Cleveland Clinic Florida

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