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Nutrition in the Management of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver

Nutrition in the Management of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver

| January 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

by Jacqueline Jacques, ND Bariatric Times. 2010;7(1):18–22 This is a CE-accredited article. Instructions and post-test are at the end of the article. A downloadable PDF of instructions and post-test are also available here.

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Marginal Ulcers after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Pain for the Patient…Pain for the Surgeon

Marginal Ulcers after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Pain for the Patient…Pain for the Surgeon

| January 21, 2010 | 14 Comments

by Camellia Racu, MD, MPH; Amir Mehran, MD, FACS, FASMBS Bariatric Times. 2010;7(1):23–25

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Research Bites: Zonisamide Combined with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Binge Eating Disorder: A One-year Follow-up Study

| January 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

by Valdo Ricca, MD; Giovanni Castellini, MD; Carolina Lo Sauro, MD; Carlo M. Rotella, MD; and Carlo Faravelli, MD Drs. Ricca, Castellini, and Lo Sauro are from the Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Florence, Florence, Italy; Dr. Rotella is from the Department of Pathophysiology, Unit of Endocrinology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy; and […]

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The Relationship between Birth Order, Obesity, and Bariatric Surgery:  Preliminary Data Analysis

The Relationship between Birth Order, Obesity, and Bariatric Surgery: Preliminary Data Analysis

| December 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Sabrina Krum, MS; Cynthia Alexander, PsyD; and Craig Marker, PhD Ms. Krum is completing her doctoral work at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Marker is a professor at Nova Southeastern University and the University of Miami. Dr. Alexander, is a psychologist with the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute at Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida.

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Maximizing Skin Antisepsis in the Challenging Bariatric Patient

| December 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Charles E. Edmiston, Jr., PhD, SM (ASCP), CIC (CBIC) Dr. Charles Edmiston is Professor of Surgery and Hospital Epidemiologist at Froedtert Hospital/Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Director of the Surgical Microbiology Research Laboratory in the Department of Surgery, and fellow of the Infectious Disease Society of American, Surgical Infection Society, and the […]

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Implementation of a New Standard Practice for Pain Management—Reduced Narcotic Use among Bariatric Patients—Lessons Learned by a Bariatric Clinic

Implementation of a New Standard Practice for Pain Management—Reduced Narcotic Use among Bariatric Patients—Lessons Learned by a Bariatric Clinic

| December 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Tracy Martinez, RN, BSN, CBN Tracy Martinez, RN, BSN, CBN, is Program Director at the Wittgrove Bariatric Center in La Jolla, California. Bariatric Times. 2009;6(12):16–19

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Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass: A Training Model

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass: A Training Model

| December 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Susannah M. Wyles, MBBS, MSc, MRCS (Eng), and Ahmed R. Ahmed, MBBS, BSc (Hons), FRCS Dr. Wyles is Clinical Research Fellow, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom. Dr. Ahmed is Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgeon, Department of Bariatric Surgery, Imperial College Healthcare, Charing Cross Hospital, London, United Kingdom. Bariatric Times. 2009;6(12):12–13

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Looking forward to 2010—more advances in the prevention and treatment of obesity

| December 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

Dear Readers: We close the year 2009 with another issue of Bariatric Times filled with excellent articles that I am sure you will enjoy reading. I would like to highlight the article by Tracy Martinez on pain management in the postoperative bariatric patient. Most of our patients present with a history of osteoarthritis and joint […]

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Obesity and Cancer: The Meaning of Patient Advocacy

Obesity and Cancer: The Meaning of Patient Advocacy

| November 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

This is a CE-accredited article. The timeline for submitting the post-test for this article has expired. ABSTRACT According to a recent analysis by the American Institute for Cancer Research, about 100,500 new cases of cancer are thought to be caused by obesity every year. This study which is the most comprehensive attempt ever to estimate […]

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Complications Arising from Staple Lines and Anastomotes in Bariatric Surgery: Why They Happen and How to Avoid Them

| November 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Dugal Heath, MD, FRCS, FRACS Bariatric Times. 2009;6(11):8–12. INTRODUCTION The invention of stapling devices, which can be used in laparoscopic surgical procedures, provides a number of benefits to surgeons. They are simple to use, provide a rapid means of dividing and joining bowel, and require less skill and experience on the part of the […]

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