Tag: bariatric surgery

Checklist #28: Enhanced Recovery after Bariatric Surgery

Checklist #28: Enhanced Recovery after Bariatric Surgery

| January 1, 2015

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 Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida Column Co-editors Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS Associate Director of […]

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Intensive Care Management, Sepsis, and Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome in the Bariatric Patient

Intensive Care Management, Sepsis, and Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome in the Bariatric Patient

| January 1, 2015

by Vivek Bindal, MS, FNB, and Ranjan Sudan, MD Bariatric Times. 2015;12(1):10–14. ABSTRACT Objective: To review the current literature on pathophysiology and challenges in management of the critically ill bariatric patient population. Design: A PubMed search was conducted from 2000 to 2014. Key words used included “intensive care,” “bariatric surgery,” and “morbid obesity.” Results: Patients […]

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Checklist #27: Legal Issues in Bariatric Surgery

Checklist #27: Legal Issues in Bariatric Surgery

| December 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 Department of Surgery at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center honors Dr. George Blackburn

| December 10, 2014

by Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS Dr. Jones is Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts Bariatric Times. 2014;11(12):14-15. At Harvard Medical School, George is the first incumbent S. Daniel Abraham Chair, a Professor of Surgery/Nutrition, and the Associate Director of Nutrition in the Division of […]

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Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Support of Bariatric Surgery Patients: The Impact of the 2013 Update on the Role of Psychology

| December 10, 2014

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. Column Editor: Christine Bauer, MSN, RN, CBN University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital, Havre de Grace, Maryland; President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Integrated Health This month: Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Support […]

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From Residency to Fellowship: Two Fellows’ Journeys

| December 10, 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.   This month: From Residency to Fellowship: Two Fellows’ Journeys […]

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The Medical Student Notebook: Bariatric Physiology

| November 2, 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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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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