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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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XVII World Congress of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

September 11 to 15, 2012, Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi, India by Pradeep Chowbey, MS, MNAMS, FRCS (London),FIMSA, FICS, FACS, FIAGES, FALS Dr. Chowbey is the Congress President of IFSO 2012, President, IFSO ; President, Asia Pacific Chapter of IFSO; President, Asia Pacific Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Society; Past President, Obesity Surgery Society of India.

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Ed Mason at Large-October 2012

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

This ongoing column is dedicated to sharing with readers the life and  experiences of Dr. Edward Mason. Column Editor: Tracy Martinez, RN, BSN, CBN Ms. Martinez is the Program Director for Wittgrove Bariatric Center in La Jolla, California. Dr. Mason, what is your opinion of bariatric surgery being performed in patients with a BMI between […]

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Introducing “Checklists in Bariatric Surgery”— A Column Aimed at Helping Bariatric Surgeons Quickly Review the Reasons for Potential Problems When Caring for Bariatric Patients

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dear Friends, By the time you read this editorial,  we might be at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress in Chicago, Illinois. If you have not done so yet, I suggest that you plan to attend the sleeve gastrectomy course on Saturday, September 29th, at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Chicago. I am sure […]

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