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Raising the Standard: American College of Surgeons Quality and Safety Conference 2018

Raising the Standard: American College of Surgeons Quality and Safety Conference 2018

| September 1, 2018

by Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS This column is dedicated to highlighting a broad range of quality issues in bariatric surgery. Column Editors Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS Quality Director, Geisinger Surgical Institute; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania Dominick Gadaleta, MD, […]

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The ACS/SAGES Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery® Expands Internationally

The ACS/SAGES Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery® Expands Internationally

| April 1, 2015

Bariatric Times. 2015;12(4):12–13. An Interview with: Steven Schwaitzberg, MD Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Chief of Surgery, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, Massachusetts; SDS Chair, FLS Committee, AO Vice Chair FLS Committee-International Affairs. Allan Okrainec, MD, MHPE, FRCSC, FACS Head, Division of General Surgery, UHN, Peter A. Crossgrove Chair in General Surgery, Director, Temerty/Chang Telesimulation […]

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The Countdown Has Begun: The American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2014 and Obesity Week 2014

| October 13, 2014

Dear friends and colleagues, In this issue of Bariatric Times, we present our 25th installment of “Checklists in Bariatric Surgery.” This checklist is for strictures after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG). At my center, we have a 0.6-percent incidence of strictures after LSG, so we find this to be a rare complication. However, we believe it […]

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