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Massive Portal Vein Thrombosis Three Weeks Following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Massive Portal Vein Thrombosis Three Weeks Following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

| June 1, 2017

by Bryce m. Bludevich, MS-IV; Sean M. Wrenn, MD; and Wasef Abu-Jaish, MD, FACS, FASMBS AUTHOR AFFILIATION: Bryce M. Bludevich, MSIV, and Sean M. Wrenn, MD, are from the Department of Surgery, University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington Vermont. Wasef Abu-Jaish MD, FACS, FASMBS, is Associate Professor of Surgery, The Robert Larner, M.D. College of […]

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Journal Watch: Venous Thromboembolism and Portal Vein Thrombosis

Journal Watch: Venous Thromboembolism and Portal Vein Thrombosis

| June 1, 2017

Assessing the causal relationship between obesity and venous thromboembolism through a Mendelian Randomization study. Lindström S, Germain M, Crous-Bou M, et al. Hum Genet. 2017 May 20. [Epub ahead of print] Synopsis: Observational studies have shown an association between obesity and venous thromboembolism (VTE) but it is not known if observed associations are causal, due […]

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News and Trends  June 2017

News and Trends June 2017

| June 1, 2017

Weight-Loss Surgery Puts Patients at High Risk for Alcohol Problems, Even Years After Procedure PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania—One in five patients who undergo one of the most popular weight-loss surgical procedures is likely to develop problems with alcohol, with symptoms sometimes not appearing until years after their surgery, according to one of the largest, longest-running studies of […]

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Walter Pories’s CARTOON CORNER

Walter Pories’s CARTOON CORNER

| June 1, 2017

Original Cartoons by Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS Professor of Surgery, Biochemistry and Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

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Reflecting on My Term as ASMBS President, Updates from the Society, and Remembering Ronald “Ronnie” H. Clements, MD

Reflecting on My Term as ASMBS President, Updates from the Society, and Remembering Ronald “Ronnie” H. Clements, MD

| May 1, 2017

A Message from Dr. Raul J. Rosenthal Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; 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 Florida, Weston, Florida […]

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Obesity and Diabetes Take Top Spots in Study on Preventable Life-years Lost in the United States Population

Obesity and Diabetes Take Top Spots in Study on Preventable Life-years Lost in the United States Population

| May 1, 2017

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. Dear Readers, We now have another alarming fact about the disease of obesity—according to recent research; it is […]

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Reflections of a Past President: The ASMBS Presidency Exit Interview of Dr. Raul J. Rosenthal

Reflections of a Past President: The ASMBS Presidency Exit Interview of Dr. Raul J. Rosenthal

| May 1, 2017

An Interview with: Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; 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 Florida, […]

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In Memoriam:  Ronald “Ronnie” H. Clements, MD

In Memoriam: Ronald “Ronnie” H. Clements, MD

| May 1, 2017

by Wayne J. English, MD, FACS; D. Brandon Williams, MD, FACS; Matthew D. Spann, MD, FACS; and Chetan V. Aher, MD Wayne J. English, MD, FACS, is Associate Professor of Surgery and Director, Vanderbilt Center for Surgical Weight Loss, Nashville, Tennessee. D. Brandon Williams, MD, FACS, is Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, […]

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Collaborative Advocacy against the Rising Tide of Obesity: A Winning Strategy Pays Off in South Carolina

Collaborative Advocacy against the Rising Tide of Obesity: A Winning Strategy Pays Off in South Carolina

| May 1, 2017

by John D. Scott, MD, and Natalie Heidrich John D. Scott, MD, is Associate Professor of Surgery with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina; Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Director for the Bariatric Surgical Program of Greenville Health System; Assistant Program Director for Greenville Health System General Surgery Residency Program […]

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SOARD Journal Club— A Dedicated Forum for the Critical Analysis of SOARD Publications

SOARD Journal Club— A Dedicated Forum for the Critical Analysis of SOARD Publications

| May 1, 2017

by Haris A. Khwaja, MD, DPhil., FRCS, and Richard M. Peterson, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS Haris A.Khwaja, MD, DPhil, FRCS, is from Phoenix Health Bariatric Surgery Supercenter, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, United Kingdom. Richard M. Peterson, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, is from the Department of General and Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Texas Health Science […]

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