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Therapists in Search of a Treatment Model: Adapting a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Model for Eating Disorders to a Bariatric Surgery Population

| December 17, 2007 | 0 Comments

by Merle C. Goldberg, LCSW; and Heidi M. Limbrunner, PsyD Merle Goldberg is in private practice in Silver Spring, Maryland, and is co-author of Weight Loss Surgery: Is It Right For You and My Thin Excuse: Understanding, Recognizing and Overcoming Eating Disorders. Heidi M. Limbrunner, PsyD, is with Southeast Psychological Services in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Exploring the Use of Mindful Eating Training in the Bariatric Population

Exploring the Use of Mindful Eating Training in the Bariatric Population

| December 10, 2007 | 0 Comments

by Terri Bly, PsyD; Megrette Fletcher Hammond, MEd, RD, CDE; Roger Thomson, PhD; and Paul Bagdade, PhD Terri Elofson Bly, PsyD, conducts preoperative psychological assessments for surgical weight loss programs in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area and leads several monthly bariatric support groups. Megrette Fletcher Hammond, MEd, RD, CDE, is a registered dietitian and diabetes educator […]

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Support Versus Therapy: Have You Got It Right?

| November 14, 2007 | 0 Comments

by Julie M. Janeway, BBA, MSA, JD; and Karen Sparks, BBA, MBEd INTRODUCTION With regard to the provision of bariatric support group services, there exists a debate as to whether support groups are appropriate forums for group therapy and counseling, or are better utilized as a place for patients to find support, information, skills, techniques, […]

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The Education of the Medical Student with Regard to Obesity

| October 10, 2007 | 0 Comments

by H. David Reines, MD Dr. Reines is Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery, Inova Fairfax Hospital; Professor of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia.

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Open Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Footnote in the History of Bariatric Surgery or a Viable Entity?

| October 10, 2007 | 0 Comments

by Kenneth B. Jones, Jr., MD, FACS Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana.

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Myth? Myth? Yes! Top 10 Myths About Laparoscopic Gastric Bands

| October 10, 2007 | 0 Comments

by Jeff Allen, MD Dr. Allen is Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

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Struggling to Maintain Lost Weight

Struggling to Maintain Lost Weight

| October 10, 2007 | 0 Comments

by Kathy Keenan Isoldi, MS, RD, CDE; and Louis J. Aronne, MD, FACP Dr. Aronne is Former President of the North American Association for the Study of Obesity and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He has authored more than 40 papers and book chapters on obesity, and edited the National Institutes of […]

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Revision Procedures for Failed Gastric Bypass

| September 10, 2007 | 15 Comments

by Manish Parikh, MD; Marc Bessler, MD Both from Center for Obesity Surgery, Columbia University, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York

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Thighlift After Bariatric Body Contouring Surgery

Thighlift After Bariatric Body Contouring Surgery

| September 10, 2007 | 0 Comments

by Michele Shermak, MD, FACS Dr. Shermak is Chief of Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Urinary Calculi and Bariatric Surgery

Urinary Calculi and Bariatric Surgery

| September 10, 2007 | 0 Comments

by Carolyn F. Langford, DO; Verena Mueller; and Gamal M. Ghoniem, MD, FACS All from Cleveland Clinic Florida

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