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Bariatric Surgery and Low Back Pain

Bariatric Surgery and Low Back Pain

| November 1, 2015

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, FACS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Bariatric Surgery and Low Back Pain by Victor D. Babatunde […]

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Changing Paradigms with Metabolic Surgery Research

Changing Paradigms with Metabolic Surgery Research

| November 1, 2015

Dr. Ricardo Cohen is the Director of The Center for Obesity and Diabetes at Oswaldo Cruz German Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He is also former President of the Brazilian Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. Dr. Cohen is a member of the Editorial Board for Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, Advisory Editor for […]

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Welcome to Sentara Comprehensive Weight Loss Solutions

Welcome to Sentara Comprehensive Weight Loss Solutions

| November 1, 2015

Bariatric Center Spotlight This column is dedicated to featuring accredited bariatric centers around the world, with a focus on their facilities, staff, statistics, processes, technology, and patient care. This month: Sentara Comprehensive Weight Loss Solutions Norfolk, Virginia by Stephen D. Wohlgemuth, MD Dr. Wohlgemuth is Medical Director of Sentara Comprehensive Weight Loss Solutions in Norfolk, […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—November 2015

ASMBS Foundation News and Update—November 2015

| November 1, 2015

by Connie Stillwell Ms. Stillwell is the Executive Director of the ASMBS Foundation. ASMBS Foundation Board LEAD Awards. The ASMBS Foundation is proud to announce the winners for the 2015 LEAD Awards. Congratulations to all of the award recipients and thank you for your hard work and dedication to the field of metabolic and bariatric […]

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News and Trends—November 2015

News and Trends—November 2015

| November 1, 2015

35 Medical Societies Gather for Second Annual National Obesity Summit GAINESVILLE, Florida— Representatives from 35 major health and medical organizations including, the American Diabetes Association (ADA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Heart Association (AHA), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), and American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) convened for a second annual summit in Chicago […]

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Journal Watch—November 2015

Journal Watch—November 2015

| November 1, 2015

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research Self-harm emergencies after bariatric surgery: A population-based cohort study. Bhatti JA, Nathens AB, Thiruchelvam D, Grantcharov T, Goldstein BI, Redelmeier DA. JAMA Surg. 2015 Oct 7:1–7. [Epub ahead of print] Importance: Self-harm behaviors, including suicidal ideation and past suicide attempts, are frequent in […]

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“Surgical Pearls: Techniques in Bariatric Surgery” Returns to Cover the Intragastric Balloon Device and Procedure, “Pearls” Compendium Coming Soon!

“Surgical Pearls: Techniques in Bariatric Surgery” Returns to Cover the Intragastric Balloon Device and Procedure, “Pearls” Compendium Coming Soon!

| October 8, 2015

A Message from Dr. Raul J. Rosenthal Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of Staff, Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; General Surgery Residency Program Director; and Director, Fellowship in MIS and Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic […]

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Realistic Expectations are Important for Both Surgical and Medical Weight Loss Modalities

Realistic Expectations are Important for Both Surgical and Medical Weight Loss Modalities

| October 8, 2015

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Co-Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Still is also a board member of the Obesity Action Coalition, Tampa, Florida. Dear Readers, Welcome to […]

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Surgical Pearls: The Intragastric Balloon Procedure

Surgical Pearls: The Intragastric Balloon Procedure

| October 8, 2015

Surgical Pearls: Techniques in Bariatric Surgery Column Editors: Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS This Month’s Technique: The Intragastric Balloon Procedure This Month’s Featured Experts: Gontrand Lopez-Nava, MD Bariatric Endoscopy Unit, Madrid Sanchinarro University Hospital, Madrid, Spain Nicole Peña, MD Clinical Professor of Medicine, Universidad Pedro Henriquez Urena (UNPHU), […]

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Single Anastomosis Gastric Bypass in a Patient with Morbid Obesity and Midgut Malrotation

Single Anastomosis Gastric Bypass in a Patient with Morbid Obesity and Midgut Malrotation

| October 8, 2015

by Ajay H. Bhandarwar, MBBS, MS (Surgery), FMAS, FIAGES, FAIS, FICS, fbms; Chintan B. patel, MS (Surgery), FMAS, FIAGES, fbms; Pravin N. Tungenwar, MS (Surgery), FMAS, FIAGES; Amol N. Wagh, MS (Surgery), FMAS, FIAGES, FICS, fbms; Saurabh S. Gandhi, MS (Surgery), FMAS, FIAGES Dr. Bhandarwar is a Professor at the Grant Government Medical College & […]

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