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When Endoscopic Therapies for Sleeve Leaks Fail: Safe Salvage Operations Including Esophagojejunostomy and Fistulajejunostomy

When Endoscopic Therapies for Sleeve Leaks Fail: Safe Salvage Operations Including Esophagojejunostomy and Fistulajejunostomy

| June 1, 2022

by Marc A. Ward, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Daniel G. Davis, DO, FACS, FASMBS; and Steven G. Leeds, FACS Drs. Ward, Davis, and Leeds are with the Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, and Texas A&M College of Medicine in College Station, Texas. Drs. Ward and Leeds are with the […]

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Raising the Standard: Raising the Standards with MBSAQIP: Part 1

Raising the Standard: Raising the Standards with MBSAQIP: Part 1

| June 1, 2022

by Wayne J. English, MD, FACS, FASMBS; David Provost, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Teresa LaMasters, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Richard Peterson, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS; and Paul Jeffers, BS, BA Dr. English is Co-Chair of the MBSAQIP Standards/Verification Subcommittee and Associate Professor of Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Provost is Co-Chair of […]

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International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) Chapter Spotlight: European Chapter (EC)

International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) Chapter Spotlight: European Chapter (EC)

| June 1, 2022

by Priv. Doz. Dr. Daniel Moritz Felsenreich, PhD; Prof. Dr. Martin Fried, MD, PhD; and Univ. Prof. Dr. Gerhard Prager, MD  Dr. Felsenreich is with the Division of Visceral Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Medical University of Vienna in Vienna, Austria. Dr. Fried is with OB Klinika, Center for Treatment of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders […]

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Obesity in Men:  What You Need to Know

Obesity in Men: What You Need to Know

| June 1, 2022

by Pankaj Timsina, MD, FOMA Dr. Timsina is a family medicine doctor in Denver, Colorado and has been a Fellow of the Obesity Medicine Association since 2020. He specializes in bariatric medicine and obesity and weight management. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflict of interest relevant to the content of […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| June 1, 2022

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Back in the Saddle—Texas Style

Back in the Saddle—Texas Style

| May 1, 2022

Richard M. Peterson, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, is the Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Professor of Surgery, UT Health San Antonio; Chief, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery UT Health San Antonio; Director, Christus Weight Loss Institute – Westover Hills, San Antonio, Texas. Dear Colleagues, With this issue, we are on the precipice of our first return […]

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Mental Health and Obesity

Mental Health and Obesity

| May 1, 2022

Jennifer C. Seger, MD, FOMA, is the Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Diplomate, American Board of Obesity Medicine; Medical Director, Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas, San Antonio, Texas. Dear Readers, The month of May is national Mental Health Awareness Month, so I wanted to mention it here, since mental health disorders and obesity both share […]

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The Viewpoint: Digitizing the Preoperative Education for Preparation of Bariatric Surgery

The Viewpoint: Digitizing the Preoperative Education for Preparation of Bariatric Surgery

| May 1, 2022

by Samantha Buhler, PA-C  Ms. Buhler is with AdventHealth Orlando in Orlando, Florida. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(5):8 NewTri Health was developed to provide a digital, patient-centric application to improve and streamline patient preoperative education prior […]

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Medical Student Notebook: Floppy Eyelid Syndrome and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Medical Student Notebook: Floppy Eyelid Syndrome and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

| May 1, 2022

by Sandy Samuel, BA  Ms. Samuel 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. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(5):10–11. Abstract Floppy eyelid syndrome (FES) is defined by eyelid hyperlaxity that results in a […]

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Exploring Outcomes After Bariatric Surgery in Patients with Heart Failure

Exploring Outcomes After Bariatric Surgery in Patients with Heart Failure

| May 1, 2022

by Tiffany Nevill, DO; Devan Lenhart, DO; Samantha Maurer, MS; Joshua Parreco, MD, FACS; and Kandace Kichler, MD, FACS Drs. Nevill and Lenhart are with the Department of General Surgery, Franciscan Health Olympia Fields in Olympia Fields, Illinois, and the College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois. Ms. Maurer is with the College […]

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