Tag: Metabolic surgery

Iron Nutrition and Metabolic Surgery: The Next Quality Improvement Challenge

Iron Nutrition and Metabolic Surgery: The Next Quality Improvement Challenge

| March 1, 2019

by Peter N. Benotti, MD; G. Craig Wood, MS; and Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Drs. Benotti, Wood, and Still are with the Geisinger Obesity Institute, Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. […]

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Individualized Metabolic Surgery Score:  A New Nomogram for Procedure Selection Based on Diabetes Severity

Individualized Metabolic Surgery Score: A New Nomogram for Procedure Selection Based on Diabetes Severity

| June 1, 2017

An Interview with: Ali Aminian, MD Ali Aminian, MD Associate Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Developed from the largest reported cohort (n=900) with long-term postoperative glycemic follow-up, the Individualized Metabolic Surgery (IMS) Score is a new nomogram that classifies patients into three categories of diabetes severity—mild, moderate, and severe—and suggests which surgery type […]

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Changing Paradigms with Metabolic Surgery Research

Changing Paradigms with Metabolic Surgery Research

| November 1, 2015

Dr. Ricardo Cohen is the Director of The Center for Obesity and Diabetes at Oswaldo Cruz German Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He is also former President of the Brazilian Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. Dr. Cohen is a member of the Editorial Board for Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, Advisory Editor for […]

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Metabolic  Surgery:  A Revolution or an Evolution?

Metabolic Surgery: A Revolution or an Evolution?

| October 8, 2015

This column is dedicated to sharing the vast knowledge and opinions of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery leadership on relevant topics in the field of bariatric surgery. This month: METABOLIC SURGERY: A Revolution or an Evolution? Henry Buchwald, MD, PhD, FACS, HonFRCS Professor of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, Owen H. & Sarah […]

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The History of Bariatric Surgery: My Life in Metabolic Surgery

The History of Bariatric Surgery: My Life in Metabolic Surgery

| July 1, 2015

by Henry Buchwald, MD, PhD Dr. Henry Buchwald is from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Bariatric Times. 2015;12(7):12–14. This column is dedicated to telling the stories of leaders who have helped shape the field of bariatric surgery through their discoveries, teaching, and stewardship. Column Editor: George L. Blackburn, MD, PhD, FACS S. Daniel Abraham […]

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Over Two Decades of Progress: The Need for Updated Guidelines Governing Usage of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

Over Two Decades of Progress: The Need for Updated Guidelines Governing Usage of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

| July 1, 2015

3rd World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes and the 2nd Diabetes Surgery Summit An Interview with David E. Cummings, MD, Professor of Medicine, Senior Investigator, Diabetes and Obesity Center of Excellence, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Bariatric Times. 2015;12(7):19–21.   On September 28, 2015, London will host two seminal events: The 3rd […]

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Does the Role of Metabolic Surgery in Class I Obesity Differ by Race?

| May 15, 2014

by CPT Margaret E. Clark, MD, and LTC (P) Robert B. Lim, MD, FACS Dr. Robert B. Lim, MD, and Margaret E. Clark, MD, are from the Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii. Abstract It has been consistently shown that metabolic surgery improves and controls diabetes and metabolic syndrome in patients with body mass indices […]

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