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Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repair

| November 21, 2012

Column Editors: Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS This month’s technique: Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repair This Month’s Featured Experts: Christopher Armstrong, MD, FRCSC, and  Ninh T. Nguyen, MD, FACS Both authors are from Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California Bariatric Times. 2012;9(11):8–9

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Integrated Health Clinical Issues and Guidelines Committee Develops Upcoming Gastric Band Adjustment Credentialing Guidelines for Physician Extenders

| November 20, 2012

Hot Topics in Integrated Health 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’s column by Lisa West-Smith, PhD, LCSW, and Pam Davis, RN, CBN Lisa West-Smith, is Co-Chair, ASMBS Integrated Health Clinical Issues and Guidelines Committee. She […]

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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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