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Mechanisms of Metabolic Bone Disease in Bariatric Surgery Patients

| April 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

This ongoing column is dedicated to providing evidence-based bites of information for the clinician on nutritional considerations in the bariatric patient. This Month’s Contributor: Liz Goldenberg, MPH, RD, CDN Ms. Goldenberg is a nutritionist at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell College of Medicine of Cornell University, Department of Surgery, New York, New York. Bariatric […]

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ASMBS News and Update—April 2011

| April 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

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

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A Surgeon’s Job Often Includes Fixing Complications During Surgery

| March 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

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Letters to the Editor: Surgeons Should Exercise Caution When Performing SILS

| March 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dear Bariatric Times Editor: I was duly impressed with the advanced laparoscopic skills demonstrated by the authors of the article “Single-incision Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy” in your February 2011 edition of Bariatric Times. Their successful completion of a challenging operation safely testifies to their technical abilities.

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Routine Preoperative EGD, UGI, and H. pylori Screening: Are They Necessary?

| March 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Tony Chan, MD; Sheela Patel; and Amir Mehran, MD Drs. Chan and Mehran, and Ms. Patel are all from the Matabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California. Financial disclosure: Drs. Chan and Mehran, and Ms. Patel have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. […]

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Psychiatric Medications and Weight Gain: A Review

| March 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Thomas Rosko, MD Dr. Rosko is Director, Psychosomatic Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. Financial disclosure: Dr. Rosko is on the Speaker’s Bureau for Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Bristol-Myers Squibb Corporation. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(3):12–15

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Following Through:  The Role of Intention in Physical Activity Adherence with Post-bariatric Surgery Recommendations

Following Through: The Role of Intention in Physical Activity Adherence with Post-bariatric Surgery Recommendations

| March 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Robin M. Stoops, MA, MS, CPT, and Cynthia L. Alexander, PsyD Ms. Stoops and Dr. Alexander are from Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida. Financial disclosure: Ms. Stoops and Dr. Alexander report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(3):18–19

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Vitamin D: Its Role and Management in the Bariatric Patient

| March 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Nazy Zarshenas, BSc, MND, APD Ms. Zarshenas is a Senior Clinical Dietician at St. George Private Hospital, St. George Upper GI Unit, Sydney, Australia Bariatric Times. 2011;8(3):22–23

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The International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders—IFSO XV WORLD CONGRESS

| March 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Long Beach, California, September 3 to 7, 2010 by Harry B. Frydenberg, MD Dr. Frydenberg is the Immediate Past President, IFSO Director, Epworth Centre for Bariatric Surgery, Melbourne, Australia. Bariatric Times. 2010;8(3):24

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ASMBS News and Update—March 2011

| March 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

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

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