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Patient Management: Their Journey of Change

Patient Management: Their Journey of Change

| October 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Douglas Sutton, EdD, ARNP, NP-C; Deborah A. Raines, PhD, RN, ANEF; and Natalie Murphy, MSN, FNP-BC Introduction Weight reduction is the most obvious—and often most celebrated—outcome that results following bariatric surgery. As clinicians, we must be reminded that for our patients this physical metamorphosis has been many years in the making. While we often […]

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Treatment of Leaks After Sleeve Gastrectomy

| September 23, 2009 | 3 Comments

by Jacques Himpens, MD; Giovanni Dapri, MD; and Guy-Bernard Cadière, MD, PhD Dr. Himpens and Dr. Dapri are from St. Blasius Hospital Dendermonde and St. Pierre Hospital, Brussels, Belgium. Dr. Cadière is from St. Pierre Hospitial, Brussels, Belgium Introduction In Europe, sleeve gastrectomy (SG) is swiftly replacing adjustable band gastroplasty (ABG) as the most commonly […]

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Laparoscopic Assisted Transvaginal Cholecystectomy (LATC) in a Series of 100 Patients

Laparoscopic Assisted Transvaginal Cholecystectomy (LATC) in a Series of 100 Patients

| April 17, 2009 | 1 Comment

by Verena Mueller, MD; Matthias Federlein, MD;Klaus Gellert, MD; and Jens Burghardt, MD Drs. Mueller, Federlein, and Gellert are from the Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Sana Klinikum Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany. Dr. Burghardt is from the Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Evangelisch Freikirchliches Krankenhaus Rüdersdorf, Rüdersdorf, Germany.

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What Bariatric Operation Would ASMBS Members Choose for Themselves? A Survey

| March 31, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Hien Nguyen, MD; Kimberley Steele, MD; Anne Lidor, MD; and Michael Schweitzer, MD All from the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.

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I’ve Got a Secret: Nondisclosure in Persons Who Undergo Bariatric Surgery

| February 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Douglas Sutton, EdD, ARNP, ANP-C; Natalie Murphy, BSN, RN; and Deborah A. Raines, PhD, RN, ANEF Douglas Sutton, EdD, ARNP, ANP-C is Assistant Professor; Natalie Murphy, BSN, RN, is a PhD Student and Research Assistant; and Deborah A. Raines, PhD, RN, ANEF is Professor, all from Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida.

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Who Participates in Online Support Groups for Bariatric Patients?

Who Participates in Online Support Groups for Bariatric Patients?

| October 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Douglas Sutton, EdD, ARNP, NP-C, and Deborah A. Raines, PhD, RN Introduction Health-related support groups are an accepted component of care for persons with chronic or life-altering medical conditions. Scheduled face-to-face meetings with either a peer or professional moderator have been the traditional format for these health-related support groups. Regarding the care of the […]

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Laparoscopic Conversion of Failed Gastric Bypass to Duodenal Switch

Laparoscopic Conversion of Failed Gastric Bypass to Duodenal Switch

| February 28, 2008 | 1 Comment

Manish Parikh, MD; and Michel Gagner, MD, FRCSC, FACS Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida Objective. To report preliminary outcomes after laparoscopic conversion of gastric bypass to biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch for weight loss failure. Design. Retrospective chart review. Setting. Academic tertiary referral center. Participants. Twelve patients with weight loss […]

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