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Metabolic Applied Research Strategy Initiative (MARS): Understanding Why Bariatric Surgery Works

| November 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

An Interview with Principal Investigators Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD, and Randy Seeley, PhD About MARS The Metabolic Applied Research Strategy (MARS) is a multi-year, multi-generational research program led by Ethicon Endo-Surgery to understand the physiologic and metabolic changes that occur after bariatric surgery (i.e., how bariatric surgery works to resolve conditions such as type […]

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Hair Loss Among Bariatric Surgery Patients

Hair Loss Among Bariatric Surgery Patients

| November 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

by Silvia Leite Faria, MS; orlando Pereira Faria, MD; Renato Diniz Lins, MD; and Heloisa Rodrigues de Gouvea Ms. Faria is a nutritionist from Gastrocirurgia de Brasília, Brasília, Brazil and is also in private practice; Dr. Pereira Faria is a chief surgeon, Gastrocirurgia de Brasília, Brasília, Brazil; Dr. Lins is a medical doctor from Gastrocirurgia […]

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New Column! Nutritional Considerations in the Bariatric Patient. This month: Pica: An Ancient Disorder with Modern Casualties

New Column! Nutritional Considerations in the Bariatric Patient. This month: Pica: An Ancient Disorder with Modern Casualties

| November 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

Nutritional Considerations in the Bariatric Patient Pica: An Ancient Disorder with Modern Casualties 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 Times. 2010;7(11)22–23 This ongoing column is dedicated to […]

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Bariatric Patient Postoperative Pain: A Potentially Promising New Route

Bariatric Patient Postoperative Pain: A Potentially Promising New Route

| November 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

by Susannah M. Wyles, MSc, MRCS; Sherif Hakky, MSc, MRCS; Ahmed R. Ahmed, BSc, FRCS; and   Jonathan M. Cousins, BSc, FRCA

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Research Bites—November 2010

| November 11, 2010 | 1 Comment

Research Bites Active Trials in Bariatric Surgery Information provided by www.clinicialtrials.gov Sleep and Obesity in Teenagers Purpose. This study aims to investigate the following: 1) whether sleep extension results in improvements of endocrine and metabolic markers of obesity and diabetes in obese teenagers, and 2) the relationship between habitual sleep quality and duration and markers […]

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Editorial Message: The decision to discharge patients should be the physician’s, not insurance carriers

| October 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dear Friends: I am writing to you on my flight back from Washington, DC, where I attended the 96th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Although I have plenty to share with you, I will try to concentrate on what I believe are the most important issues. First, I would like […]

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Making Sense of the Research Regarding Binge Eating and Bariatric Surgery Outcomes

| October 20, 2010 | 1 Comment

by Alëna A. Balasanova, MS III Author affiliation: Ms. Balasanova is third-year medical student at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Funding: There was no funding for the development of this article. Financial disclosure: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article.

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The Professional’s Guide to Nutritional Supplements: Understanding Quality and Regulatory Issues

| October 20, 2010 | 1 Comment

by Jacqueline Jacques, ND Dr. Jacqueline Jacques is a Naturopathic Doctor with more than a decade of expertise in medical nutrition. Dr Jacques has spent much of her career in the dietary supplement industry as a formulator, speaker, writer and educator. She is the Chief Science Officer for Catalina Lifesciences LLC, a company dedicated to […]

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Management of Proximal Gastrogastric Fistula Due to Staple Line Dehiscence

| October 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

This Month’s Featured Expert: Alfons Pomp, MD, FACS, FRCSC Dr. Pomp is a Leon C. Hirsch Professor, Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery, and Chief, Section of Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York. This Month’s Dilemma: Management of Proximal Gastrogastric Fistula Due to Staple […]

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5 Minutes With… Evan P. Nadler, MD

| October 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dr. Nadler is Co-Director, Children’s National Obesity Institute, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC; Principal Investigator, Systems Biology Initiative, Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Washington, DC; Associate Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics, and Integrative Systems Biology, The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences Bariatric Times. 2010;7(10):22

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