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News and Notes from the May 2020 Issue of BT

News and Notes from the May 2020 Issue of BT

| May 1, 2020

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to another issue of Bariatric Times. We are still […]

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IS Today Wednesday???

IS Today Wednesday???

| May 1, 2020

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues: I hope you are all staying safe and healthy. Growing up, teaching our kids the days of […]

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Surgical Management of Complications after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Surgical Management of Complications after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

| May 1, 2020

by Julietta Chang, MD, and Edward Felix, MD, FACS, FASMBS Drs. Chang and Felix are with the Weight Loss Surgical Institute of the Central Coast, Marian Regional Medical Center, A Dignity Hospital, in Santa Maria, California. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this […]

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Simultaneous Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair and Bariatric Surgery: Case Series Report with Video

Simultaneous Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair and Bariatric Surgery: Case Series Report with Video

| May 1, 2020

by Enrique Arias, MD, FACS; Francisco Ruiz, MD; Mario Urquiza, MD; and Gustavo Portillo, MD Drs. Arias, Ruiz, Urquiza, and Portillo are with Obesity El Salvador in San Salvador, El Salvador. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. ABSTRACT:  Background. Morbid obesity […]

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Raising the Standard: Effect of Bias on Clinical Outcomes

Raising the Standard: Effect of Bias on Clinical Outcomes

| May 1, 2020

by Dimitra Lotakis, MD, and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Lotakis is a General Surgery Resident at NYMC Metropolitan Hospital in New York, New York. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair, Department of Surgery, Southside Hospital; Director, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health, Manhasset, New York; Associate Professor of Surgery, Zucker School […]

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Coping with Stress During COVID-19: What Bariatric Patients Need to Know

Coping with Stress During COVID-19: What Bariatric Patients Need to Know

| May 1, 2020

by Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, and Lydia C. Alexander, MD, FOMA Dr. Bays is Medical Director and President of the Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Alexander practices obesity medicine at Kaiser Permanente Medical Weight Management Group in San Francisco, California. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Harold Bays, MD, FOMA […]

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Navigating the ADA­— What Clinicians Need to Know: Part 1

Navigating the ADA­— What Clinicians Need to Know: Part 1

| May 1, 2020

by Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD Ms. Vanderpool is the Vice President of Risk Management at Professional Risk Management Services in Arlington, Virginia. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this article. DISCLOSURES: The authors reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Answers in this column are provided by PRMS, Inc. (www.prms.com), […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| May 1, 2020

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April 2020 Digital Edition

April 2020 Digital Edition

| April 1, 2020

Click the cover below to access the April 2020 digital edition of Bariatric Times!

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| March 1, 2020

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