RSSCategory: Review

Nutrition Graph for Argentina’s Bariatric Population: A Best-Practice Algorithm

| March 1, 2015

by Lic. Fantelli Pateiro Laura, Lic. Natalia Pampillón, Lic. Mónica Coqueugniot, Lic. Patricia De Rosa, Lic. Carolina Pagano, Lic. Clarisa Reynoso, Lic. María Cecilia De Pizzol, Lic. Clara Iturralde, Lic. Susana Podestá, Lic. Cecilia Penutto Fantelli Pateiro L is from Bariatric Surgery Division at Hospital Privado de Comunidad, Mar del Plata, Argentina. Pampillón N and […]

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Intensive Care Management, Sepsis, and Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome in the Bariatric Patient

Intensive Care Management, Sepsis, and Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome in the Bariatric Patient

| January 1, 2015

by Vivek Bindal, MS, FNB, and Ranjan Sudan, MD Bariatric Times. 2015;12(1):10–14. ABSTRACT Objective: To review the current literature on pathophysiology and challenges in management of the critically ill bariatric patient population. Design: A PubMed search was conducted from 2000 to 2014. Key words used included “intensive care,” “bariatric surgery,” and “morbid obesity.” Results: Patients […]

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Chronic Abdominal Pain in Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Biliopancreatic Diversion-Duodenal Switch Patients

| November 2, 2014

by Rena C. Moon, MD; Andre F. Teixeira, MD; Muhammad A. Jawad, MD, FACS Rena C. Moon, MD; Andre F. Teixeira, MD; and Muhammad A. Jawad, MD, FACS, are from the Department of Bariatric Surgery, Orlando Regional Medical Center & Bariatric and Laparoscopy Center, Orlando Health. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors reports […]

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Nutritional Management of the Bariatric Athlete

| October 13, 2014

by Silvia Leite Faria, MSc, RD, PhD; Orlando Pereira Faria, md; Mariane de Almeida Cardeal; and Caroline Soares Menezes Silvia Leite Faria, MSc, RD, PhD; Orlando Pereira Faria, MD; Mariane de Almeida Cardeal; and Caroline Soares Menezes are from Gastrocirurgia de Brasília, Brasília, Brazil. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The author reports no conflicts […]

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Extreme Obesity, Surgical Weight Loss, and Cardiovascular Health

| August 10, 2014

by Peter N. Benotti, MD, The Obesity Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. ABSTRACT Severe obesity is a well-known risk factor for atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. Obesity is also a defining characteristic of the metabolic syndrome, a group of conditions associated with metabolic dysfunction and cardiovascular risk. The cardiovascular abnormalities that occur as a consequence […]

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Marketing of the Bariatric Surgical Practice at an Introductory Level

| June 11, 2014

by Paul B. Wizman MD, FACS, FRCS(C), FASMBS, and Rita Wizman, MBA Paul B. Wizman, MD, FACS, FRCS (C), FASMBS, and Rita Wizman, MBA, are from Bariatrix Florida in Margate, Florida.

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Sustaining Patient Engagement in Medical Weight Loss: Staying Connected Through Technology

| June 11, 2014

by Wendy Scinta, MD, MS Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program for Childhood Obesity, Fayetteville, New York; Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York.

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Does the Role of Metabolic Surgery in Class I Obesity Differ by Race?

| May 15, 2014

by CPT Margaret E. Clark, MD, and LTC (P) Robert B. Lim, MD, FACS Dr. Robert B. Lim, MD, and Margaret E. Clark, MD, are from the Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii. Abstract It has been consistently shown that metabolic surgery improves and controls diabetes and metabolic syndrome in patients with body mass indices […]

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Management Overview of Pregnancy Complicated by Maternal Obesity

| March 26, 2014

by Jarin Leavitt, MD, and Jordan H. Perlow, MD Dr. Jarin Leavitt is from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Jordan H. Perlow is Director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, and Partner, Phoenix Perinatal […]

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The Mindful Eating Cycle: Preventing and Resolving Maladaptive Eating after Bariatric Surgery

| February 19, 2014

THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS A READER HANDOUT. Click HERE to view. by Michelle May, MD; Margaret M. Furtado, MS, RD, LDN; and Lisbeth B. Ornstein, PhD Dr. May is Founder, Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Workshops and Facilitator Training Program, Author of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat (Am I Hungry? Publishing; 2012), and […]

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