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Insights in Interventional Diabetology: Generations of Work Coming Together

| May 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

An Interview with: Dr. Walter Pories,Professor of Surgery, East Carolina University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Greenville, North Carolina, Past President, ASMBS Dr. Neil Hutcher, Commonwealth Surgeons, Ltd., Richmond, Virginia; Past President, ASMBS Dr. Ricardo Cohen, Director, The Center for the Surgical Treatment of Morbid Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, Hospital Oswaldo Cruz, and Baros […]

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Book Review of Bradley The Dog Who Couldn’t Stop Eating

| May 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

Bradley The Dog Who Couldn’t Stop Eating by Linda Trainor, Illustrated by John Ewing.

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On the Air with… David B. Sarwer, PhD

| May 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

Interviewed by Cynthia Alexander, PsyD When Bariatric Times asked me to interview Dr. David Sarwer, I jumped at the chance. There are only a handful of psychologists who really understand the field of bariatric psychology. Anyone keeping up with bariatric research will be familiar with David B. Sarwer, PhD. He is Clinical Psychologist and Associate […]

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Retrograde intussusception after bariatric surgery: How rare?

| May 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

Letters to the Editor Dear Bariatric Times Editor: I recently read Dr. Hildago’s article—coauthored by you and published in the February issue of Bariatric Times—entitled “Small Bowel Complications after Malabsorptive Procedures: Internal Hernias, Obstructions, and Intussusceptions.”[1] I had several comments I wanted to make and hope you don’t mind my sharing them with you.

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Matrix Medical Communications Names Colleen Hutchinson Senior Managing Editor of Bariatric Times

| May 21, 2009 | 0 Comments

Edgemont, PA—May 15, 2009— Matrix Medical Communications (MMC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Colleen Hutchinson to Senior Managing Editor of Bariatric Times. This new title is a reflection of Hutchinson’s dedication to the pursuit of medical publishing excellence and her level of publishing expertise related to field of metabolic and bariatric medicine.

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The Experts on Bariatric Fellowships…Where Are We?

| April 17, 2009 | 3 Comments

Like to know more about bariatric fellowships? In this exclusive interview, on behalf of Bariatric Times, Dr. Daniel Jones, Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, posed questions to the leadership of the Fellowship Council. Dr. Jones is the director of the “MIS fellowship with emphasis in Bariatric Surgery” at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The […]

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Laparoscopic Assisted Transvaginal Cholecystectomy (LATC) in a Series of 100 Patients

Laparoscopic Assisted Transvaginal Cholecystectomy (LATC) in a Series of 100 Patients

| April 17, 2009 | 1 Comment

by Verena Mueller, MD; Matthias Federlein, MD; Klaus Gellert, MD; and Jens Burghardt, MD Drs. Mueller, Federlein, and Gellert are from the Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Sana Klinikum Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany. Dr. Burghardt is from the Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Evangelisch Freikirchliches Krankenhaus Rüdersdorf, Rüdersdorf, Germany.

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Gastrointestinal Hormones and their Relationship to Bariatric Surgery

Gastrointestinal Hormones and their Relationship to Bariatric Surgery

| April 17, 2009 | 2 Comments

by Daniel J. Rosen, MD; and Alfons Pomp, MD, FACS Introduction When most of us learned about gastrointestinal physiology, cholecystokinin was an enzyme. It turns out that it is actually a powerful endocrine hormone as well. The gastrointestinal (GI) tract produces dozens of peptides that enter the circulation and cause a variety of effects relating […]

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Emerging Technologies—Single-Incision Laparoscopic Surgery: How and Why?

Emerging Technologies—Single-Incision Laparoscopic Surgery: How and Why?

| April 17, 2009 | 2 Comments

by Jenny Choi, MD; Luca Milone, MD; and Column Editor Marc Bessler, MD This ongoing column investigates current research in the surgical and clinical aspects of obesity treatment and educates bariatric care professionals on the most up-to-date, concrete information on emerging technologies in the field. The first article in 2009’s Emerging Technologies series is authored […]

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Managing the Body Contour Concerns of the Post-Bariatric Patient

Managing the Body Contour Concerns of the Post-Bariatric Patient

| April 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Joseph F. Capella, MD, FACS Dr. Capella is the Chief of the Division of Post Bariatric Surgery in the Department of Plastic Surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Many individuals who have achieved […]

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