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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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Multimodal Analgesia in Patients with Morbid Obesity

| November 26, 2013

This ongoing column is authored by members of the International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient (ISPCOP), an organization dedicated to the bariatric patient.

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News and Trends-November 2013

| November 26, 2013

Apollo Endosurgery Announces Acquisition of Obesity Intervention Division from Allergan, Inc. Leading weight-loss medical devices and access to global sales channel to fuel growth

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Checklist #14 Small Bowel Obstruction after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: The Cleveland Clinic Florida “ABC” or “123” Classification

| November 26, 2013

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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Integrating Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery into the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

| November 26, 2013

An Interview with Dr. Ralph A. DeFronzo Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Diabetes Division at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas.

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Lafayette General Medical Center—Lafayette, Louisiana

| November 26, 2013

by Brooke Doucet, RN, BSN, CBN Brooke Doucet, RN, BSN, CBN is the Bariatric Program Manager at Lafayette General Medical Center, Lafayette, Louisiana and the Allied Health Chair for the Louisiana State Chapter of ASMBS

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Decision to Nix Accreditation Requirement a Major Setback to Our Patients, Specialty, and Society

| October 21, 2013

Dear Readers: Welcome to another great edition of Bariatric Times. In this month’s “Checklists in Bariatric Surgery,” I decided to include the Cleveland Clinic Florida classification of what we call “reoperative surgery.” Most people still call those “revisions,” but as you read the column you will see what we mean as we have grouped them […]

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Let’s Get Real: Where’s the Evidence?

| October 21, 2013

Cartoon Column Editor: Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS Dr. Pories is professor of surgery at the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina. Dr. Chapman is professor of surgery at the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina. This month: Where’s the Evidence? by Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS; […]

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Checklist #13: Reoperative Bariatric Surgery

| October 21, 2013

by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and  Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS

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Countdown to Obesity Week 2013

| October 21, 2013

Interview #9: Kevin M. Reavis, MD, FACS Bariatric Times. 2013;10(10):12.

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