by Silvia Leite Faria, MSc, RD; Orlando Pereira Faria, MD; Mariane de Almeida Cardeal; Heloísa Rodriguez de Gouvêa; Cynthia Buffington, PhD; and Margaret Furtado, MSc, RD
by Leslie J. Heinberg, PhD Dr. Heinberg is Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.
*INCLUDES PATIENT HANDOUT* by Amy K. Windover, PhD Dr. Windover is a Psychologist at the Office of Patient Experience, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. ABSTRACT Tobacco use persists as the leading cause of preventable death worldwide and is prevalent among bariatric surgery candidates. Tobacco use is a well-documented surgical risk factor. This article reviews the [...]
by LTC (p) Robert B. Lim, MD, FACS, and MAJ (p) William V. Rice, MD, FACS Dr. Robert Lim is Assistant Professor, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. William V. Rice is Director, Bariatric Surgery at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas.
by Hira Ahmad, MD; Savannah Moon, MS-IV; and J. Patrick O’Leary, MD, FACS Hira Ahmad, MD is PGY-1 Resident at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida. Savannah Moon is a fourth year medical student from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. J. Patrick O’Leary, MD, FACS, is Executive Associate [...]
by Terrence M. Fullum, MD; Purnell Traverso, MD; Gezzer Ortega, MD, MpH; Kenedy Foryoung, BS; Tolulope A. Oyetunji, MD, MPH; and Edward E. Cornwell, III, MD All authors are from the Departments of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia.
by Charmaine V. Gentles, ANP, RNFA; Emmanuel Atta Agaba, MD; Larry Gellman, MD; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD Charmaine V. Gentles, Larry Gellman, and Dominick Gadaleta ,is from the Department of Surgery, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York. Emmanuel Atta Agaba is from Medical Center at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York.
by Megan A. McVay, PhD, and Kelli E. Friedman, PhD Dr. McVay is from Duke University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Friedman is from Duke Health System, Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery, Durhan, North Carolina. Bariatric Times. 2012;9(9):22–28