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IFSO 2018 Preview: 23rd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders

IFSO 2018 Preview: 23rd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders

| May 1, 2018

by Jacques Himpens, MD, PhD Dr. Himpens is an associate professor, université libre de Bruxelles Chief, bariatric-metabolic department CHIREC Delta hospital in Brussels, Belgium. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author is the current president of IFSO. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(5):17–18. A message from IFSO President Jacques Himpens, MD, PhD Dear Readers, I am happy […]

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Integrated Health Offerings at IFSO 2017: 22nd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders

Integrated Health Offerings at IFSO 2017: 22nd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders

| July 1, 2017

A Symposium Preview: 22nd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders London, United Kingdom August 29–September 2, 2017 by Mary O’Kane, RD, BSc (Hons), MSc, FBDA Mary O’Kane, RD, BSc (Hons), MSc, FBDA, is from Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Dietetic Department, The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds, […]

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The 16th Annual Surgery of the Foregut Symposium

The 16th Annual Surgery of the Foregut Symposium

| January 1, 2017

Plus: International Consensus on Revisional Bariatric/Metabolic Interventions (ICC-RBMI) Sessions Plus: The 4th Annual International Congress of Fluorescent Guided Imaging Surgery Boca Raton, Florida • February 14–18, 2017 by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and R. Matthew Walsh, MD, FACS Bariatric Times. 2017;14(1):20. Cleveland Clinic Florida in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic Digestive Disease Institute will […]

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IFSO 2017: 22nd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders

IFSO 2017: 22nd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders

| October 1, 2016

London, United Kingdom August 29–September 2, 2017 by Cynthia-Michelle Borg, MD (Malta), MD (London), FRCS Cynthia-Michelle Borg, MD, is Scientific Co-Chair IFSO 2017 Bariatric and Upper GI Consultant Surgeon, University Hospital Lewisham, London, UK. Bariatric Times. 2016;13(10):20–21 A Message from Dr. Kelvin Higa, IFSO President Dear Readers, I am delighted to invite you to IFSO […]

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IFSO 2016: 21st World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders

IFSO 2016: 21st World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders

| May 1, 2016

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil • September 28–October 1, 2016 by Natan Zundel, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Manuela Mazzarella Manuela Mazzarella, IFSO Executive Secretary, Naples, Italy. Natan Zundel, MD, FACS, is Clinical Professor of Surgery, Florida International University College of Medicine, Miami, Florida; President, International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders. Bariatric Times. […]

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United We Stand: Inspiring Health

United We Stand: Inspiring Health

| April 1, 2016

Obesity Action Coalition to Host its 5th Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention August 25–28, 2016 • Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center • Washington, DC by Lloyd Stegemann, MD, FASMBS Lloyd Stegemann, MD, FASMBS, is a private practice bariatric surgeon in Corpus Christi, Texas. Dr. Stegemann is a member of the American Society for […]

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The 15th Annual  Surgery of the Foregut Symposium

The 15th Annual Surgery of the Foregut Symposium

| January 1, 2016

Plus: The 3rd Annual International Congress of Fluorescent Guided Imaging Surgery Boca Raton, Florida • February 4–7, 2016 by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Rosenthal is Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of Staff, Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; […]

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The 14th Annual Surgery of the Foregut Symposium

The 14th Annual Surgery of the Foregut Symposium

| January 1, 2015

A Symposium Preview: The 14th Annual  Surgery of the Foregut Symposium Plus: The 2nd Annual International Congress of Fluorescent Guided Imaging Surgery Coral Gables, Florida • February 14–18, 2015 by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS Bariatric Times. 2015;12(1):27. Cleveland Clinic Florida in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic Digestive Disease Institute will host its 14th Annual […]

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The 15th Annual Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium

The 15th Annual Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium

| January 1, 2015

A Symposium Preview Las Vegas, Nevada February 25 to 28, 2015 by Kathleen A. Wenzler Bariatric Times. 2015;12(1):28. This year’s Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) will mark the 15th anniversary for for the meeting and Dr. Philip R. Schauer’s 15th turn as Executive Director. Through the years, Dr. Schauer, Director of Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric […]

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The 19th World Congress of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders

| April 24, 2014

This column is dedicated to providing information on the medical management of obesity, which includes diet, exercise, behavioral change, and medication. Column Editors: Craig Primack, MD, FAAP, Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-Medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, Scottsdale, Arizona, and Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program […]

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