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Medical tourism: A Financial and  Ethical Problem in Bariatric Surgery

Medical tourism: A Financial and Ethical Problem in Bariatric Surgery

| October 1, 2017

Funding/financial disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this letter. No funding was received for the preparation of this letter. Bariatric Times. 2017;14(10):10–11. Dear Bariatric Times Editor: I saw a patient in the office for a weight loss consultation the other day. She met all of the criteria for […]

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Jejunal Interposition as a Definitive Treatment for Gastric Fistula after Sleeve Gastrectomy

Jejunal Interposition as a Definitive Treatment for Gastric Fistula after Sleeve Gastrectomy

| September 1, 2017

by Luis Fernando Zorrilla Núñez, MD; Pablo Gerardo Zorrilla Blanco, MD; Noé Núñez Jasso, MD; and Álvaro Tristán Peralta, MD Luis Fernando Zorrilla Núñez, MD; Pablo Gerardo Zorrilla Blanco, MD; Noé Núñez Jasso, MD; and Álvaro Tristán Peralta, MD, are from University Hospital, Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: […]

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Current e-Edition

Current e-Edition

| July 1, 2017

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS E-EDITION PDFs can be downloaded and printed from the e-Editions. Click on the above issue issue, find the article, then click on the print command. For archived e-editions, click on the image above, then click on the folder icon at the top of the window.

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| July 1, 2017

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| November 21, 2016

Micronutrition for the Weight Loss Surgery Patient The Emotional First Aid Kit Challenges of Caring for the Obese Patient Weight Loss Surgery: A Multidisciplinary Approach More than Medication: Incorporating Psychotherapy into Community Psychiatry Appointments  

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—July 2015

ASMBS Foundation News and Update—July 2015

| July 1, 2015

by Connie Stillwell, Executive Director of the ASMBS Foundation. Walk from Obesity Update. The ASMBS Foundation’s Walk from Obesity logo, website, and fundraising platform have all recently received a new look. The design of the Walk from Obesity website has been streamlined to allow for easier navigation and access to event locations. Website users can […]

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Quota of 50 Anastomotic Procedures in 12 Months May Be Difficult to Achieve for Some Fellows

| July 10, 2014

Dear Readers of Bariatric Times: For those of you who did not have the opportunity to attend the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Spring Event in Miami, Florida, the conference was excellent. With an attendance of over 300 physicians and allied healthcare professionals, the success of this event sent our leadership a […]

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Checklist #20 Postoperative Management of GERD in Bariatric Patients

| May 15, 2014

by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS Column Editor Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times, Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director, The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; Director, General Surgery Residency Program and Fellowship in […]

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Walter Pories’s CARTOON CORNER

| January 22, 2014

Original Cartoons by Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS Professor of Surgery, Biochemistry and Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina Click here to view original cartoons by Dr. Walter J. Pories

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An Update on the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP): A unified program of the ACS and ASMBS

| November 26, 2013

An Update on the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP):  A unified program of the  ACS and ASMBS by Teresa R. Fraker, MS, BSN, RN Teresa R. Fraker, MS, BSN, RN, is Program Administrator, MBSAQIP, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois. Bariatric Times. 2013;10(11):22. About the American Society for Metabolic and […]

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