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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

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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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How to Perform a Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

How to Perform a Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Column Editors: Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS This month’s technique: How to Perform a Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy This Month’s Featured Expert: Gregg H. Jossart, MD, FACS, Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California Bariatric Times. 2012;9(9):8–9

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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

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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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