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Genetics of Obesity and its Implications for Bariatric Surgery

Genetics of Obesity and its Implications for Bariatric Surgery

| October 1, 2019

by Erik L. Bao, BS Mr. Bao is a medical student at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Obesity is a growing health epidemic that affects over 600 million people worldwide […]

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Gastric Embolization— A New Alternative for the Treatment of Obesity?

Gastric Embolization— A New Alternative for the Treatment of Obesity?

| February 1, 2019

by Diego López, MPH Mr. López is a medical student at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.The FUNDING: No funding was provided for this article. DISCLOSURES: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2019;16(2):18. The Medical Student Notebook This ongoing column explores the science behind obesity […]

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Medical Student Notebook: Smoking-associated Postoperative Complications of Bariatric Surgery: A Review

Medical Student Notebook: Smoking-associated Postoperative Complications of Bariatric Surgery: A Review

| October 1, 2018

by Hemen Muleta, BA Column editor Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts Featured student Hemen Muleta, BA Medical Student, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the […]

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Weight Loss Medications for Patients: A Review

Weight Loss Medications for Patients: A Review

| April 1, 2018

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. by Manoj Kanagaraj, BS, BA Medical Student, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts Funding: No funding was provided […]

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Equity in Bariatric Surgery: Access and Outcomes

Equity in Bariatric Surgery: Access and Outcomes

| March 1, 2018

Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,  Boston, Massachusetts Featured Student: Bryn E. Falahee, MPhil  Medical Student, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. […]

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The Medical Student Notebook: Monogenic Obesity and Bariatric Surgery

The Medical Student Notebook: Monogenic Obesity and Bariatric Surgery

| January 1, 2018

by Ann L. Robbins, PhD Ann L. Robbins, PhD, is a Medical Student, Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Obesity and its concomitant morbidities have increased in prevalence over recent decades. Investigation into the […]

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A Call for Comprehensive Obesity Training for All Physicians

A Call for Comprehensive Obesity Training for All Physicians

| April 1, 2017

Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts This month: A Call for Comprehensive Obesity Training for All Physicians by Christopher Murray Medical Student, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Bariatric Times. 2017;14(4):12–14. ABSTRACT Obesity and related chronic diseases account for […]

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Bariatric Surgery and Pseudotumor Cerebri

Bariatric Surgery and Pseudotumor Cerebri

| March 1, 2017

Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts This month: Bariatric Surgery and Pseudotumor Cerebri by Leith Hathout, BS Medical Student, Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts Bariatric Times. 2017;14(3):16–22. ABSTRACT Obesity increases risk for several comorbidities, including many common metabolic, […]

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The Effects of Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery on Knee Osteoarthritis

The Effects of Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery on Knee Osteoarthritis

| February 1, 2017

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery.  Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts This month: The Effects of Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery on Knee Osteoarthritis […]

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Skin Laxity in Post-Weight Loss Upper Arm Body Contouring Procedures

Skin Laxity in Post-Weight Loss Upper Arm Body Contouring Procedures

| December 1, 2016

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Skin Laxity in Post-Weight Loss Upper Arm Body Contouring Procedures Featured […]

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