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Shoulders of Giants

Shoulders of Giants

| June 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, In this issue of Bariatric Times, we are highlighting the Mentorship Program […]

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Anti-obesity Medications: What to Consider

Anti-obesity Medications: What to Consider

| June 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, I recently attended my first in-person conference since the COVID-19 pandemic began. It was the Obesity Medicine Association’s (OMA) Spring Obesity Summit, held in Atlanta, […]

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A Physician Assistant’s Role in Development of the Bariatric Surgery Clinical Care Pathway at Southern Maine Health Care

A Physician Assistant’s Role in Development of the Bariatric Surgery Clinical Care Pathway at Southern Maine Health Care

| June 1, 2022

by Jillian Marden, PA-C Mrs. Marden is with Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford, Maine. 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(6):8 The prevalence of obesity is increasing in the United States (US) and worldwide. According […]

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The ASMBS Mentorship Program—Turning Words into Actions!

The ASMBS Mentorship Program—Turning Words into Actions!

| June 1, 2022

by Adrian Dan, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Dan is Medical Director, Weight Management Institute at Summa Health in Akron, Ohio, and Associate Professor of Surgery at Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, Ohio. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric […]

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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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Spotlight on Technology: May 2022

Spotlight on Technology: May 2022

| May 1, 2022

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