Tag: obesity

Percutaneous Decompressive Jejunostomy for Treatment of Biliary Limb Obstruction After Duodenal Switch­—Case Report

Percutaneous Decompressive Jejunostomy for Treatment of Biliary Limb Obstruction After Duodenal Switch­—Case Report

| November 1, 2019

by David F. Greenbaum, MD, FACS, and Gaurav Sharma, MD Drs. Greenbaum and Sharma are with the Department of Bariatric Surgery, Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mount Holly, New Jersey. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Duodenal stump blowout after duodenal […]

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Genetics of Obesity and its Implications for Bariatric Surgery

Genetics of Obesity and its Implications for Bariatric Surgery

| October 1, 2019

by Erik L. Bao, BS Mr. Bao is a medical student at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Obesity is a growing health epidemic that affects over 600 million people worldwide […]

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At the Heart of Severe Obesity: Chronic Heart Failure and the Role of Bariatric Surgery

At the Heart of Severe Obesity: Chronic Heart Failure and the Role of Bariatric Surgery

| September 1, 2019

by Michael W. Foster, MD; Colleen M. Tewksbury, PhD, RD; Gerard Hoeltzel; Noel N. Williams, MD; J. Eduardo Rame, MD, MPhil; and Kristoffel R. Dumon, MD Drs. Foster, Tewksbury, Williams, and Dumon and Mr. Hoeltzel are with the Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery at Penn Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center, and Drs. Foster […]

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Far from the “Easy Way Out”: Early Psychological Complications of Bariatric Surgery

Far from the “Easy Way Out”: Early Psychological Complications of Bariatric Surgery

| August 1, 2019

by Kasey P.S. Goodpaster, PhD Dr. Goodpaster is with the Cleveland Clinic Bariatric & Metabolic Institute in Cleveland, Ohio. Funding: No funding was provided Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Bariatric surgery is the most durable and effective treatment option for morbid obesity, and patients […]

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Letter to the Editor: Tackling Weight Bias from All Sources

Letter to the Editor: Tackling Weight Bias from All Sources

| May 1, 2019

by Peter D. Vash, MD, MPH, FTOS Dr. Vash is the past executive medical director of The Lindora Medical Clinics and an assistant clinical professor of medicine at UCLA Medical Center. He has served as president for the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP), now known as the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA), and has served […]

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4th World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes Focuses on Barriers to Utilization of Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery and Hosts the First-Ever Joint Consensus Conference on Obesity & Diabetes Stigma

4th World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes Focuses on Barriers to Utilization of Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery and Hosts the First-Ever Joint Consensus Conference on Obesity & Diabetes Stigma

| April 1, 2019

For Immediate Release – April 4, 2019 Contact: Rachel Zeevy; Kenes Group rzeevy@kenes.com Tel: +972-52-5884470 4th World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes Focuses on Barriers to Utilization of Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery and Hosts the First-Ever Joint Consensus Conference on Obesity & Diabetes Stigma 45 Leading Global Societies and 90 World-Renowned Experts to Gather […]

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Weight Bias Among Healthcare Providers: We have Met the Enemy and it is Us—Nursing Accredited

Weight Bias Among Healthcare Providers: We have Met the Enemy and it is Us—Nursing Accredited

| March 1, 2019

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions Visit https://tinyurl.com/BTCE-March2019 to access the post-test Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by March 1, 2020. Participants must answer at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly to pass and receive credit for […]

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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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Aspiration Therapy—An Emerging Endoscopic Device for Treatment of Obesity

Aspiration Therapy—An Emerging Endoscopic Device for Treatment of Obesity

| February 1, 2019

by Dilhana Badurdeen, MD; Margo Dunlap, RN; Michael Schweitzer, MD; and Vivek Kumbhari, MD Drs. Badurdeen, Dunlap, and Kumbhari are with the Division of Gastroenterology and Dr. Schweitzer is with the Division of Surgery—all with Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, Maryland. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Dr. Khumbari is a consultant for Medtronic (Minneapolis, […]

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Bariatric Surgery and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Bariatric Surgery and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

| February 1, 2019

by Joseph R. Giacolone, BS; Isabella Guajardo, BA; Samuel Torres Landa, MD; Octavia Picket Blakely, MD, MHS; Noel N. Williams, MD; and Kristoffel R. Dumon, MD Mr. Giacolone and Ms. Guajardo are with Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Landa is from Oregon Health & Science in Portland, Oregon. Drs. Picket Blakely, […]

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