Tag: bariatric surgery

A Call for Comprehensive Obesity Training for All Physicians

A Call for Comprehensive Obesity Training for All Physicians

| April 1, 2017

Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts This month: A Call for Comprehensive Obesity Training for All Physicians by Christopher Murray Medical Student, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Bariatric Times. 2017;14(4):12–14. ABSTRACT Obesity and related chronic diseases account for […]

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The Dynamic and Evolving Field of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: Current Perspective

The Dynamic and Evolving Field of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: Current Perspective

| April 1, 2017

An Interview with: Ninh T. Nguyen, MD, FACS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery and Interim-Chair at University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California Esteban Varela, MD, FACS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery at University of Central Florida and Chair of Surgery at HCA Medical Center, Orlando, Florida In a recent article published in Nature Reviews Gastroenterology […]

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Revisional Bariatric Surgery in a Patient with Midgut Malrotation and Abnormally Long Bowel: A Case Update

Revisional Bariatric Surgery in a Patient with Midgut Malrotation and Abnormally Long Bowel: A Case Update

| April 1, 2017

by Ajay H. Bhandarwar, MBBS, MS (Surgery), FMAS, FIAGES, FAIS, FICS, FBMS (Bariatric); Chintan B. Patel, MS (Surgery), DNB, FMAS, FIAGES, FBMS (Bariatric); Saurabh S. Gandhi, MS (Surgery), FMAS, FIAGES, FALS; Amol N. Wagh MS (Surgery), FMAS, FIAGES, FICS, FBMS; Priyank D. Kothari, MS (Surgery); Eham L. Arora, MS (Surgery); Gagandeep Talwar, MS (Surgery); and […]

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Metabolic Surgery is Here to Stay: Five-Year Data Released Demonstrating Continued Durability, Superiority of Glycemic Control after Metabolic Surgery

Metabolic Surgery is Here to Stay: Five-Year Data Released Demonstrating Continued Durability, Superiority of Glycemic Control after Metabolic Surgery

| March 1, 2017

An Interview with Sangeeta Kashyap, MD Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine; Staff Physician, Department of Endocrinology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio The STAMPEDE (Surgical Therapy And Medications Potentially Eradicate Diabetes Efficiently) trial is the largest single center randomized trial with one of the longest follow-ups comparing medical therapy with bariatric surgery. Last […]

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Bariatric Surgery and Pseudotumor Cerebri

Bariatric Surgery and Pseudotumor Cerebri

| March 1, 2017

Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts This month: Bariatric Surgery and Pseudotumor Cerebri by Leith Hathout, BS Medical Student, Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts Bariatric Times. 2017;14(3):16–22. ABSTRACT Obesity increases risk for several comorbidities, including many common metabolic, […]

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News and Trends: March 2017

News and Trends: March 2017

| March 1, 2017

American Gastroenterological Association Releases Obesity Practice Guide Gastroenterologists should address obesity with their patients and provide early therapy. Bethesda, Maryland—Patients with obesity need a multidisciplinary approach to achieve a healthy weight, and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) believes that gastroenterologists are in a unique position to lead the care team. To provide gastroenterologists with a […]

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The Effects of Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery on Knee Osteoarthritis

The Effects of Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery on Knee Osteoarthritis

| February 1, 2017

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery.  Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts This month: The Effects of Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery on Knee Osteoarthritis […]

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The Cardiovascular System: Implications of Obesity on the Body System and Resolution of Disease Processes Following Bariatric Surgery

The Cardiovascular System: Implications of Obesity on the Body System and Resolution of Disease Processes Following Bariatric Surgery

| January 1, 2017

by Derrick Cetin, DO, and Elie Nasr, BA Bariatric Times. 2017;14(1):10–15. ABSTRACT Obesity has been associated with diseases of the cardiovascular system as multiple factors of the disease increase the susceptibility to cardiovascular disease and other comorbid conditions. Here, the authors review the potential mechanisms by which obesity can influence the structure and function of […]

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CE for Nurses: Clinical Pearls for Weight  Maintenance Following Bariatric Surgery

CE for Nurses: Clinical Pearls for Weight Maintenance Following Bariatric Surgery

| November 1, 2016

*This is a Complimentary Clinical Nursing Education Activity* Nurses: Earn 1 Contact Hour. Complimentary Continuing Education Course: Clinical Pearls for Weight Maintenance Following Bariatric Surgery Take the test at http://tinyurl.com/BTCENovember2016 Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by November 1, 2017. Participants must answer at least 70% of the […]

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A Case Series on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and the Bariatric Patient:  Stretta Therapy as a  Non-surgical Option

A Case Series on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and the Bariatric Patient: Stretta Therapy as a Non-surgical Option

| November 1, 2016

by A. Daniel Guerron, MD, and Dana Portenier, MD A. Daniel Guerron, MD Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Duke University Health System, Durham, North Carolina Dana Portenier, MD Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Duke University Health System, Durham, North Carolina Bariatric Times. 2016;13(11):18–20. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: […]

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