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Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: New Insights Provide New Opportunities

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Exclusive Series: The Metabolic Applied Research Strategy initiative Part 7: Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: New Insights Provide New Opportunities by Jason L. Harris, PhD; Randy J. Seeley, PhD; and Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD Bariatric Times. 2012;9(9):10–12

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American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Coverage for Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

This article contains a complimentary physician handout. To downloadable PDF of of this handout click HERE. by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Morton is from the Section of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California. He is also Chairperson of ASMBS Access to Care Committee Bariatric Times. 2012;9(9):14–15

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NEW COLUMN! Checklists in Bariatric Surgery

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Welcome to “Checklists in Bariatric Surgery.” This column’s aim is to help bariatric surgeons quickly review the reasons for potential problems when caring for bariatric patients. In this first installment of the column, we discuss emesis after gastric bypass, which is a common event. Specifically, we address patients with unusual intractable vomiting. We hope you […]

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The Use of Surgical Robots in Bariatric Surgery

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Charmaine V. Gentles, ANP, RNFA; Emmanuel Atta Agaba, MD; Larry Gellman, MD; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD Charmaine V. Gentles, Larry Gellman, and Dominick Gadaleta ,is from the Department of Surgery, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York. Emmanuel Atta Agaba is from Medical Center at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York.

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The Benefits of Cognitive Behavioral Groups for Bariatric Surgery Patients

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Megan A. McVay, PhD, and Kelli E. Friedman, PhD Dr. McVay is from Duke University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Friedman is from Duke Health System, Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery, Durhan, North Carolina. Bariatric Times. 2012;9(9):22–28

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Reports, Registries, and Education in Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient—A European Update

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

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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Prevention and Treatment of Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery: A Team Approach

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. Column Editor: Karen Schulz, RN, APN President of the Integrated Health Section of the ASMBS; Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio. This month: Prevention and Treatment of Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery: […]

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Laparoscopic Adjustable Banding Was, Is, and Should Stay a Valid Treatment Modality for Those Who Suffer from Obesity

| August 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dear Readers, In this issue, we are pleased to present the 8th Annual Bariatric Times Buyers Guide. We thank each of the industry partners for their support and committement to help us fight the obesity pandemic and take care of those whose lives are affected by it. Richard Kirkner summarizes for us the 2012 Minimmally […]

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Myths Associated with Obesity and Bariatric Surgery—Myth 5: “Patient behavior is the primary determinant of outcomes after bariatric surgery.”

| August 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Exclusive Series: The Metabolic Applied Research Strategy initiative Part 6: Myths Associated with Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Myth 5: “Patient behavior is the primary determinant of outcomes after bariatric surgery.” by Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD; Randy J. Seeley, PhD; and Jason L. Harris, PhD Bariatric Times. 2012;9(8):8–10

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Two New Drugs Approved for Weight Loss Treatment

| August 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Craig Primack, MD, FAAP Bariatric Times. 2012;9(8):11

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