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How to Place an Access Port

How to Place an Access Port

| April 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Column Editors: Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS This month’s technique: Adjustable Gastric Banding: Part 2—How to Place an Access Port

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Qnexa (phentermine/topiramate): Past, Present, and Future

| April 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

New Column! Medical Methods in Obesity Treatment This month: QNEXA: Past, Present, and Future by Craig Primack, MD, FAAP, and Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, FASBP

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Myths Associated with Obesity and Bariatric Surgery

Myths Associated with Obesity and Bariatric Surgery

| April 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Exclusive Series: The Metabolic Applied Research Strategy Initiative Bariatric Surgery: Beyond Restriction and Malabsorption Myth 1: “Weight can be reliably controlled by voluntarily adjusting energy balance through diet and exercise.” by Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD; Randy J. Seeley, PhD; and Jason L. Harris, PhD

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Coding for Laboratory Testing

| April 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Christine Napora, CPC Ms. Napora is the Owner of Bariatric Billing, Coding and Consulting (BBC) Services in Los Angeles, California. She also resides on the ASMBS insurance committee.

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Obesity, Surgery, and Perioperative Inflammation Research: Where is it Going?

| April 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dr. Schumann is Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—April 2012

| April 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

by David Provost, MD

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ASMBS News and Update—April 2012

ASMBS News and Update—April 2012

| April 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Robin L. Blackstone, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Blackstone is President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Medical Director, Scottsdale Healthcare Bariatric Center, Scottsdale, Arizona.

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News and Trends—April 2012

| April 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

CLEVELAND CLINIC STUDY SHOWS BARIATRIC SURGERY IMPROVES, REVERSES DIABETES—Significant Decreases in Blood Sugar May Lead to Fewer Medications CLEVELAND, Ohio (Cleveland Clinic)—Overweight, diabetic patients who underwent bariatric surgery achieved significant improvement or remission of their diabetes, according to new research from Cleveland Clinic.

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Postoperative Care and the Self-Paying Patient: Sometimes Surgeons Need to Compromise to Save Patients the Expense of Presenting to the Emergency Room with Unclear Symptoms

| March 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dear Readers of Bariatric Times: I just returned from San Diego, California, where I attended the annual meeting of the The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). This conference was, as in previous years, another great success orchestrated by program co-directors Drs. Daniel Scott and Daniel Jones. The highlights of this meeting were […]

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How to Place an Adjustable Gastric Band

How to Place an Adjustable Gastric Band

| March 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Column Editors: Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS This month’s technique: Adjustable Gastric Banding: Part 1—How to Place an Adjustable Gastric Band This Month’s Featured Experts: Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Director of Bariatric Surgery, Hamilton Medical Center, Dalton, Georgia; Co-Director of Bariatric Surgery, Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tennesee […]

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