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The 15th Annual  Surgery of the Foregut Symposium

The 15th Annual Surgery of the Foregut Symposium

| January 1, 2016

Plus: The 3rd Annual International Congress of Fluorescent Guided Imaging Surgery Boca Raton, Florida • February 4–7, 2016 by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Rosenthal is 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; […]

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The Most Viewed Articles of 2015

| January 1, 2016

These 10 articles were accessed most often on www.bariatrictimes.com in 2015 #1—Intestinal Complications after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass by Mustafa W. Aman, MD; Kimberley E. Steele, MD; Thomas H. Magnuson, MD; Anne O. Lidor, MD; Hien T. Nguyen, MD; and Michael A. Schweitzer, MD #2—Gastric Band Erosion into Colon and Stomach: Case Report and Review of […]

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Research Bites—January 2016

Research Bites—January 2016

| January 1, 2016

Information provided from clinicaltrials.gov Surgical Weight-Loss to Improve Functional Status Trajectories Following Total Knee Arthroplasty (SWIFT Trial) Status: Not yet open for participant recruitment Purpose: The purpose of the SWIFT Trial is to answer two research questions. •    Does bariatric surgery before total knee arthroplasty (TKA) improve both perioperative and long-term outcomes of TKA in […]

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Journal Watch—January 2016

Journal Watch—January 2016

| January 1, 2016

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research Assessment of two different diagnostic guidelines criteria (National Cholesterol Education Adult Treatment Panel III [ATP III] and International Diabetes Federation [IDF]) for the evaluation of metabolic syndrome remission in a longitudinal cohort of patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Rodríguez-Ortiz D, Reyes-Pérez A, León […]

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News and Trends—January 2016

News and Trends—January 2016

| January 1, 2016

News from the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists About the AACE. The AACE represents more than 7,000 endocrinologists in the United States and abroad. AACE is the largest association of clinical endocrinologists in the world. The majority of AACE members are certified in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism and concentrate on the treatment of patients with […]

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The Father of Bariatric Surgery Discusses Diabetes Resolution, Family, Health, and Life

The Father of Bariatric Surgery Discusses Diabetes Resolution, Family, Health, and Life

| December 1, 2015

A Message from Dr. Edward E. Mason The “Father of Bariatric Surgery,” Dr. Edward E. Mason founded The American Society for Bariatric Surgery in 1983 in Iowa City, Iowa. He was the first president of the ASBS and was instrumental in developing the International Bariatric Surgery Registry. He continues to dedicate his life to the […]

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Choosing the Right Weight Loss Medication for Your Patient Requires Careful Consideration

Choosing the Right Weight Loss Medication for Your Patient Requires Careful Consideration

| December 1, 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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ASMBS “Obesity PAC” Political Action Committee Takes Fight for Patients to the Next Level

ASMBS “Obesity PAC” Political Action Committee Takes Fight for Patients to the Next Level

| December 1, 2015

This column is dedicated to sharing the vast knowledge and opinions of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery leadership on relevant topics in the field of bariatric surgery. This month: ASMBS “Obesity PAC” Political Action Committee Takes Fight for Patients to the Next Level John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS Chief of […]

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Is Bariatric Surgery Protective against Breast and Endometrial Cancers for Women?

Is Bariatric Surgery Protective against Breast and Endometrial Cancers for Women?

| December 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, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Is Bariatric Surgery Protective against Breast and Endometrial Cancers for Women? […]

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The History of Bariatric Surgery: My 50 Years with Surgical Treatment of Diabesity

The History of Bariatric Surgery: My 50 Years with Surgical Treatment of Diabesity

| December 1, 2015

by John G. Kral, MA, MD, PhD, FACS Professor of Surgery, Medicine and Cell Biology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, College of Medicine and School of Graduate Studies, Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Kral is Professor of Surgery, Medicine and Cell Biology and former Director of Surgery at Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, New York. He is past […]

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