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Obesity Action Coalition’s Your Weight Matters National Convention

| November 20, 2012

“Explore. Discover. Empower.” Dallas, Texas October 25 to 28, 2012 by James Zervios James Zervios is the Director of Communications for the Obesity Action Coalition.

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Emesis and Other Complications Post Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery

| November 20, 2012

by Hira Ahmad, MD; Savannah Moon, MS-IV; and J. Patrick O’Leary, MD, FACS Hira Ahmad, MD is PGY-1 Resident at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida. Savannah Moon is a fourth year medical student from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. J. Patrick O’Leary, MD, FACS, is Executive Associate […]

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Mechanical Ventilation in Patients with Morbid Obesity

| November 20, 2012

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. Column Editor: Stephanie B. Jones, MD Dr. Jones is Vice Chair for Education, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts. […]

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Checklists in Bariatric Surgery: Staple Line Disruption after Sleeve Gastrectomy

| November 20, 2012

This month: Checklist #3: Staple Line Disruption after Sleeve Gastrectomy Bariatric Times. 2012;9(11):24

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Defining Success and Failure after Bariatric Surgery and Exploring Patterns that Predispose Patients to Obesity

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dear Friends and Colleagues, I just returned from Chicago, Illinois, where I attended the 100th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons. This gathering was a milestone for the ACS and I feel privileged to have been a part of it. The highlight of the meeting was the announcement of Dr. Carlos Pellegrini […]

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The At-risk Gastric Remnant Following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Terrence M. Fullum, MD; Purnell Traverso, MD;  Gezzer Ortega, MD, MpH; Kenedy Foryoung, BS;  Tolulope A. Oyetunji, MD, MPH; and Edward E. Cornwell, III, MD All authors are from the Departments of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia.

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The American Society of Bariatric Physicians: Growth and Change

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

by David A. Bryman, DO Dr. Bryman is the 2011-2013 president of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians and maintains his own obesity treatment clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. He also is an adjunct clinical professor at the Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glendale, Arizona.

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NEW COLUMN! Checklists in Bariatric Surgery

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

This month: Checklist #2 Failure of Weight Loss or Weight Regain after Bariatric Surgery

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Endoscopic Removal of Eroded Gastric Band Using Standard Endoscopy Equipment

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Peter M. Bertin, DO, and Marc L. Costa, MD Drs. Bertin and Costa are from Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg, Pennsylvania.

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update-October 2012

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

by David Provost, MD

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