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13th Annual Surgery of the Foregut Symposium

| January 22, 2014

Coral Gables, Florida February 15 to 19, 2014 by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Michael A. Schultz Dr. Rosenthal is 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 Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland […]

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Augmenting Weight Loss Using Technology

| January 22, 2014

by Jennifer Arussi, MS, RD Jennifer Arussi, MS, RD, is from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center/Center of Weight Loss, Los Angeles, California. This article contains a Reader Handout: View and download it HERE. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2014;11(1):9–11. ABSTRACT […]

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Checklist #16 Gastro-jejunal Anastomotic Ulcers After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

| January 22, 2014

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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Welcome to The Davis Clinic

| January 22, 2014

Houston, Texas by Jamie Carr, BSN, RN, CBN Jamie Carr is the Executive Director , The Davis Clinic, Houston, Texas. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2014;11(1):14–15. Welcome to the Davis Clinic The Davis Clinic is a multidisciplinary, state […]

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The American Board of Obesity Medicine: An Overview

| January 22, 2014

Medical Methods in Obesity Treatment This column is dedicated to providing information on the medical management of obesity, which includes diet, exercise, behavioral change, and medication. Column Editors: Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-Medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, Scottsdale, Arizona; and Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, Medical […]

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The 14th Annual Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium

| January 22, 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada February 26 to March 1, 2014 by Kathleen A. Wenzler Kathleen A. Wenzler is Conference Marketing Director, Global Academy for Medical Education, Parsippany, New Jersey. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2014;11(1):20. This year’s Minimally Invasive […]

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Dysphagia Lusoria: Five Years Following Gastric Bypass Surgery

| January 22, 2014

by Wasef Abu-Jaish MD, FACS; Molly Wasserman, MD; Mohammad Jafferji, MS-III; and Vishal Shah, MS-III Drs. Wasef Abu-Jaish and Molly Wasserman are from the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Burlington, Vermont. Mohammad Jafferji and Vishal Shah are third-year medical students at University of Vermont College […]

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January 2014—News and Trends

| January 22, 2014

MEN DO NOT SEEK OBESITY SURGERY AS SOON AS THEY SHOULD SACRAMENTO, California—Even though obesity affects women and men equally, a UC Davis study shows that women with obesity are four times more likely than men with obesity to seek weight-loss surgery. When they do see a bariatric surgeon, male patients tend to be older, […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| January 22, 2014

Original Cartoons by Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS Professor of Surgery, Biochemistry and Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina Click here to view original cartoons by Dr. Walter J. Pories

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Congratulations on the Success of the First Annual ObesityWeek

| December 31, 2013

Dear Friends, Colleagues and Readers of Bariatric Times, I hope you all had a wonderful thanksgiving holiday surrounded by dear friends and family. I would like to start my editorial message by congratulating the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Program Committee, chaired by Dr. Ninh Nguyen and Georgeann Mallory, Executive Director of […]

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