Tag: bariatric surgery

Long QT Syndrome and Risk for Hypoglycemia in a Postbariatric Surgery Patient

Long QT Syndrome and Risk for Hypoglycemia in a Postbariatric Surgery Patient

| January 1, 2019

by Roselyn Cristelle Mateo, MD, MS, and Mary Elizabeth Patti, MD Dr. Mateo is with the Division of Endocrinology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Joslin Diabetes Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Patti is with the Division of Endocrinology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Joslin Diabetes Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Funding: Dr. […]

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Impact of a Hub-and-spokes Healthcare Model for Obesity Treatment Improving Patient Care through Affordability in the Veneto Region, Italy

Impact of a Hub-and-spokes Healthcare Model for Obesity Treatment Improving Patient Care through Affordability in the Veneto Region, Italy

| January 1, 2019

by Mirto Foletto, MD; Luca Busetto, MD; Roberto Vettor, MD; Claudio Pilerci, MD; and Domenico Mantoan, MD Drs. Foletto, Busetto, and Vettor are from the Department of Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy. Drs. Pilerci and Mantoan are from Health and Social Services of the Veneto Region in Venice, Italy. FUNDING: No funding was provided […]

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Raising the Standard: The Joy and Privilege of a Surgical Career: An Overview of the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2018

Raising the Standard: The Joy and Privilege of a Surgical Career: An Overview of the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2018

| December 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. Dr. Gadaleta is Associate Chair, Chief of General Surgery, MBS Director, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health, Manhasset, New York. Dr. Petrick is Quality Director, Geisinger Surgical […]

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Welcome to the Center for Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery at Kiran Hospital Surat, Gujarat, India

Welcome to the Center for Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery at Kiran Hospital Surat, Gujarat, India

| December 1, 2018

by Chintan B. Patel, MS Surgery (Mumbai), DNB Surgery, FIAGES, FMAS, FBMS (Bariatric); and Dharmesh S. Dhanani, MS Surgery, FNB Minimal Access Surgery, FALS, FMAS, Fellow (GI Oncosurgery) Drs. Patel and Dhanani are from the Center for Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery at Kiran Hospital, Multi Super Speciality Hospital & Research Center, in Surat, Gujarat, […]

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Inadequate Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: Effects on Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity (Nursing Accredited)

Inadequate Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: Effects on Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity (Nursing Accredited)

| November 1, 2018

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions: Visit http://tinyurl.com/BTCE-Core4Part1-Nursing to access the post-test Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by November 1, 2019. Participants must answer at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly to pass and receive credit for […]

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Inadequate Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: Effects on Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity (Dietitian Accredited)

Inadequate Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: Effects on Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity (Dietitian Accredited)

| November 1, 2018

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for dietitians. Earn 1.0 CPEU. Course Instructions: Visit http://tinyurl.com/BTCE-Core4Part1-Dietetics to access the post-test Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by November 1, 2019. Participants must answer at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly to pass and receive credit for the activity […]

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Raising the Standard: ProvenCare® Bariatric: The Influence of Team-based Care on the Value Equation in Healthcare

Raising the Standard: ProvenCare® Bariatric: The Influence of Team-based Care on the Value Equation in Healthcare

| November 1, 2018

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

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Which Bariatric Surgery is Best for My Patient? Guiding Patients Toward Optimal Surgical Treatment for Obesity While Supporting Autonomy

Which Bariatric Surgery is Best for My Patient? Guiding Patients Toward Optimal Surgical Treatment for Obesity While Supporting Autonomy

| November 1, 2018

by Gretchen E. Ames, PhD, ABPP; Matthew M. Clark, PhD, ABPP; Karen B. Grothe, PhD, ABPP; Maria L. Collazo-Clavell, MD; and Enrique F. Elli, MD Drs. Ames and Elli are with the Division of General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida. Drs. Clark and Grothe are with the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, […]

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Fasting versus Carb-Loading: What’s the Evidence for Your Enhanced Recovery after Bariatric Surgery Program?

Fasting versus Carb-Loading: What’s the Evidence for Your Enhanced Recovery after Bariatric Surgery Program?

| November 1, 2018

by Liz Goldenberg, MPH, RD, CDN Ms. Goldenberg is with New-York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell College of  Medicine of Cornell University, Department of Surgery, New York, New York Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(11):28–29. This […]

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Medical Student Notebook: Smoking-associated Postoperative Complications of Bariatric Surgery: A Review

Medical Student Notebook: Smoking-associated Postoperative Complications of Bariatric Surgery: A Review

| October 1, 2018

by Hemen Muleta, BA Column editor Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts Featured student Hemen Muleta, BA Medical Student, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the […]

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