Tag: bariatric surgery

The Medical Student Notebook: Bariatric Physiology

| October 13, 2014

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. Lesson #1 explores topics in gastrointestinal physiology and discusses the implications of gastric bypass surgery for each subject. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel […]

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Nutritional Management of the Bariatric Athlete

| October 13, 2014

by Silvia Leite Faria, MSc, RD, PhD; Orlando Pereira Faria, md; Mariane de Almeida Cardeal; and Caroline Soares Menezes Silvia Leite Faria, MSc, RD, PhD; Orlando Pereira Faria, MD; Mariane de Almeida Cardeal; and Caroline Soares Menezes are from Gastrocirurgia de Brasília, Brasília, Brazil. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The author reports no conflicts […]

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Taking Bariatric Safety to the Next Level

| October 13, 2014

by Philip R. Schauer, MD; James W. Saxton, Esq; and Amanda R. Budak, RN, CBN, PhD Dr. Schauer is Director of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery and Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Cleveland Clinic. He is a past president of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and is a leading physician quality […]

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New Column! The Foundation for Surgical Fellowships: Impacting the Future of Surgical Training

| October 13, 2014

This column aims to educate individuals and organizations about the importance of the work that the Foundation for Surgical Fellowships is doing to ensure the funding that leads to the innovative training for surgeons to apply the principles of advanced surgical techniques in patient care. by Adeena N. Bleich, MAOM, and Dennis L. Fowler, MD, […]

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The Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy (FUSE) Program: Promoting Operating Room Safety

| October 13, 2014

by Pascal Fuchshuber, MD, PhD, FACS; Amin Madani, MD; Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS; and Steven Schwaitzberg, MD Dr. Fuchshuber, Hepatobiliary and Oncologic Surgery, Associate Professor of Surgery, UCSF, NSQIP Physician Lead, NCAL Region, The Permanente Medical Group, Inc., Walnut Creek, California. Dr. Amin Madani, Division of General Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. […]

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The State of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery in Germany

| September 17, 2014

Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Trends Around the World The state of obesity and bariatric surgery varies from country to country. In this series, authors from around the world discuss obesity and bariatrics in their country, answering questions on the most recent trends, most frequently performed procedures, access to care, health coverage, requirements, accreditation, and cultural […]

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Checklist #23: Vitamin Deficiency after Bariatric Surgery: Part 2

| August 10, 2014

by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and  Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS Column Editor Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times, Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director, The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; Director, General Surgery Residency Program and Fellowship in […]

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The State of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery in Austria

| August 10, 2014

Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Trends Around the World The state of obesity and bariatric surgery varies from country to country. In this series, authors from around the world discuss obesity and bariatrics in their country, answering questions on the most recent trends, most frequently performed procedures, access to care, health coverage, requirements, accreditation, and cultural […]

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Body Contouring Procedures Could Contribute to the Long-term Success of Bariatric Patients in Maintaining Weight Loss

| July 10, 2014

Dear Bariatric Times Editor: As the number of bariatric procedures being performed has increased, so has the number of patients presenting for body contouring procedures after significant weight loss. Despite the desire of many post-bariatric patients to undergo these procedures, only 21 percent of patients actually undergo them.[1] Several barriers contribute to this low number, […]

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Checklists in Bariatric Surgery checklist #22 Vitamin Deficiency after Bariatric Surgery: Part 1

| July 10, 2014

Bariatric Times. 2014;11(7):11–12. Welcome to “Checklists in Bariatric Surgery.” This column’s aim is to help bariatric surgeons quickly review the reasons for potential problems when caring for bariatric patients. This month’s Checklist focuses on vitamin deficiency after bariatric surgery. All the bariatric operations have the potential to determine vitamin deficiencies or worsen previously existing ones. […]

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