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Journal Watch: Mortality Studies in Bariatric Surgery Patients

Journal Watch: Mortality Studies in Bariatric Surgery Patients

| May 1, 2017

Mortality following bariatric surgery compared to other common operations in Finland during a 5-year period (2009-2013). A nationwide registry study. Böckelman C, Hahl T, Victorzon M. Obes Surg. 2017 Apr 5. [Epub ahead of print] Synopsis: A concern regarding the safety of bariatric surgery may explain the fact that only a minor fraction of morbidly […]

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Journal Watch: Obesity and Weight Stigma/Bias

Journal Watch: Obesity and Weight Stigma/Bias

| April 1, 2017

Missing the target: including perspectives of women with overweight and obesity to inform stigma-reduction strategies. Puhl RM, Himmelstein MS, Gorin AA, Suh YJ. Obes Sci Pract. 2017;3(1):25–35. Synopsis: Pervasive weight stigma and discrimination have led to ongoing calls for efforts to reduce this bias. Despite increasing research on stigma-reduction strategies, perspectives of individuals who have […]

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Journal Watch—November 2015

Journal Watch—November 2015

| November 1, 2015

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research Self-harm emergencies after bariatric surgery: A population-based cohort study. Bhatti JA, Nathens AB, Thiruchelvam D, Grantcharov T, Goldstein BI, Redelmeier DA. JAMA Surg. 2015 Oct 7:1–7. [Epub ahead of print] Importance: Self-harm behaviors, including suicidal ideation and past suicide attempts, are frequent in […]

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Journal Watch—October 2015

Journal Watch—October 2015

| October 8, 2015

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research Effect of Bariatric Surgery vs Medical Treatment on Type 2 Diabetes in Patients With Body Mass Index Lower Than 35: Five-Year Outcomes. Hsu CC, Almulaifi A, Chen JC, Ser KH, Chen SC, Hsu KC, Lee YC, Lee WJ. JAMA Surg. 2015 Sep 16:1-8. […]

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Journal Watch: September 2015

Journal Watch: September 2015

| September 1, 2015

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research Autologous reconstruction and visceral transplantation for management of patients with gut failure after bariatric surgery: 20 Years of Experience. Abu-Elmagd KM, Costa G, McMichael D, et al. Ann Surg. 2015;262(4):586–601. Synopsis: Bariatric surgery (BS) is currently the most effective treatment for severe obesity. […]

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