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Combined Liver Resection and Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass for a Giant Hepatic Hemangioma: A case report and review of the literature

Combined Liver Resection and Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass for a Giant Hepatic Hemangioma: A case report and review of the literature

| May 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Manuel Cáceres, MD; David. A. Geller, MD, FACS; and Carol A. McCloskey, MD, FACS Drs. Cáceres and McCloskey are from University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Division of Minimally Invasive Bariatric and General Surgery Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Geller is from University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Liver Cancer Center. Background The obesity epidemic and the evolution […]

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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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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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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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Endoscopic Treatment of  Bariatric Surgery Complications

Endoscopic Treatment of Bariatric Surgery Complications

| February 27, 2009 | 1 Comment

by Jose M. Martinez, MD, FACS, and Atul K. Madan, MD, FACS Both from the Division of Laparoendoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida.

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Natural Orifice Bariatric Surgery: An Update

| November 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Atul K. Madan, MD, FACS and Jose M. Martinez, MD, FACS Both from the Division of Laparoendoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida.

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Revisional Gastric Pouch and Stoma Reduction Surgery for Weight Regain:  Case Report of Gastric Bypass via an Endolumenal Approach

Revisional Gastric Pouch and Stoma Reduction Surgery for Weight Regain: Case Report of Gastric Bypass via an Endolumenal Approach

| September 19, 2008 | 2 Comments

by G. Derek Weiss, MD, FACS, FASMBS Introduction Weight regain years after successful gastric bypass surgery is a fairly common therapeutic challenge facing today’s practicing bariatric surgeon. The majority of weight loss after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) tends to occur during the first 1 to 2 years postoperatively and averages 65 to 80 percent of […]

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Sleeve Gastrectomy after a Jejunoileal Bypass Reversal: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Sleeve Gastrectomy after a Jejunoileal Bypass Reversal: Case Report and Review of the Literature

| September 19, 2008 | 7 Comments

by Sheetal M. Patel, MD; Tomas Escalante-Tattersfield, MD; Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS; and Raul Rosenthal, MD, FACS All from the Bariatric Institute, Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida

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An In-Depth Look at Metabolic Surgery: What Is It and Where Is It Going?

| August 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Natan Zundel MD, FACS; Majed Maalouf, MD; Soni Chousleb, MD

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