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Metabolic Outcomes in Bariatric Surgery: A Review

| April 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Deborah Abeles, MD; Sajani Shah, MD; Scott A. Shikora, MD; and Michael E. Tarnoff, MD All are from the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

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What Bariatric Operation Would ASMBS Members Choose for Themselves? A Survey

| March 31, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Hien Nguyen, MD; Kimberley Steele, MD; Anne Lidor, MD; and Michael Schweitzer, MD All from the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.

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Physiology of the Bariplastic Patient

| March 31, 2009 | 1 Comment

by Marcelo M. Ghersi, MD; Martin I. Newman, MD, FACS; Michel C. Samson, MD, FRCS(C), FACS; and Laura DeOliveira, PC-S

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Space Planning for the Bariatric Patient

Space Planning for the Bariatric Patient

| March 31, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Marylou Muir, RN, COHN

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Patient/Family Support Groups in Japan: A Model to Ensure the Success of Bariatric Surgery

Patient/Family Support Groups in Japan: A Model to Ensure the Success of Bariatric Surgery

| March 31, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Tetsuya Nakazato, MSW; Kazunori Kasama, MD; Takashi Oshiro, MD; Eri Kikkawa, RD; and Kazuko Sonoda, RN

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Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band Nutrition: How to Achieve Weight Loss Success

| March 6, 2009 | 1 Comment

by Liz Goldenberg, MPH, RD, CDN Ms. Goldenberg is from New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell College of Medicine of Cornell University, Department of Surgery, New York.

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Recognizing Trends in Preventing Caregiver Injury, Promoting Patient Safety, and Caring for the Larger, Heavier Patient

Recognizing Trends in Preventing Caregiver Injury, Promoting Patient Safety, and Caring for the Larger, Heavier Patient

| March 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Susan Gallagher Camden, RN, MSN, MA, WOCN, CBN, PhD Safety initiatives seem to transcend every aspect of healthcare. The Surgical Review Corporation Centers of Excellence (COE) efforts have integrated safe patient handling either directly or indirectly into at least three of the 10 requirements for status as a COE. Safety standards have affected not […]

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A Collaborative Approach to Reconstructive Surgery: The Importance of a Supportive Team

A Collaborative Approach to Reconstructive Surgery: The Importance of a Supportive Team

| March 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Tracy Martinez, RN, BSN, CBN; Christopher D. Still, FACN, FACP; MK Batra, MD, FACS; and RJ Nelson, BS

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Small Bowel Complication After Malabsorptive Procedures: Internal Hernias, Obstructions, and Intussusception

Small Bowel Complication After Malabsorptive Procedures: Internal Hernias, Obstructions, and Intussusception

| March 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Jesus E. Hidalgo, MD; Alexander Ramirez, MD; Raul Rosenthal, MD, FACS; and Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS The Bariatric Institute, Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida

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Regional Anesthesia and Obesity

| February 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Pedro P. Tanaka, MD, PhD, and Jay B. Brodsky, MD Both from the Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California.

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