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The Rationale for Preoperative Glycemic Control in Bariatric Surgery

| March 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

by Adrienne Youdim, MD Dr. Youdim is Medical Director, Comprehensive Weight Loss Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, California. Bariatric Times. 2010;7(3):22

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Research Bites: Summary—Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding in Severely Obese Adolescents: A Randomized Trial

| March 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding in Severely Obese Adolescents: A Randomized Trial Summarized by Angela Hayes Article from JAMA. 2010;303(6):519–526. by Paul E. O’Brien, MD, FRACS; Susan M. Sawyer, MBBS,MD, FRACP; Cheryl Laurie, RN, BHSC; Wendy A. Brown, MBBS, PhD, FRACS; Stewart Skinner, MBBS, PhD, FRACS; Friederike Veit, MBBS, MD, FRACP, Eldho Paul, MSc; Paul R. […]

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Editorial Message: Overcoming insurance coverage barriers for laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and follow-up bariatric procedures—hope for 2010

| February 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dear Readers: As I write this message, I am preparing for the 9th Annual Surgery of the Foregut Symposium being held February 14 to 17, 2010, in Coral Gables, Florida. This month’s issue of Bariatric Times is a special one for those of us who are passionate about bariatric surgery.

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Publisher’s Message: Bariatric Times launches digital edition for United States and international readership

| February 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dear Readers: It is with great pleasure that I introduce a new format for Bariatric Times as it becomes available in both print and a new digital format. The digital format, Bariatric Times e-Edition, allows bariatric professional readers around the world access to peer-reviewed, up-to-the minute information vital to all surgeons and allied health professionals […]

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The History of Sleeve Gastrectomy

The History of Sleeve Gastrectomy

| February 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

by Gregg H. Jossart, MD, FACS; Gary Anthone, MD, FACS Dr. Jossart is Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California. Dr. Anthone is Director Bariatric Surgery Program, Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska. Bariatric Times. 2010;7(2):9–10

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Initial Outcomes Following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy in 292 Patients as a Single-stage Procedure for Morbid Obesity

Initial Outcomes Following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy in 292 Patients as a Single-stage Procedure for Morbid Obesity

| February 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

by Alex Gandsas, MD, MBA, FACS; Christina Li, MD; Marvin Tan, MD; Adrian Barbul, MD Dr. Gandsas is Professor of Surgery, Chair of the Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, New Jersey. Drs. Li, Tan, and Barbul are from Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland. […]

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Laparoscopic Revisional Bariatric Surgery

Laparoscopic Revisional Bariatric Surgery

| February 18, 2010 | 1 Comment

by Ricardo Cohen, MD; Marcelo Cerdan Torres, MD Drs. Cohen and Torres are from the Center for the Surgical Treatment of Morbid Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, Hospital Oswaldo Cruz and Baros Surgical Associates, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Bariatric Times. 2010;7(2):16–18

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Gastrointestinal Bleeding after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

| February 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

by Ninh T. Nguyen, MD; Marcelo W. Hinojosa, MD; James Gray, BS; and Brian R. Smith, MD Drs. Nguyen, Hinojosa, and Smith and Mr. Gray are from the Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California. Bariatric Times. 2010;7(2):20–22

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Ask the Experts: Dilemmas in Bariatric Surgery

| February 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

This month’s dilemma: Internal hernias following gastric bypass operations This month’s expert: Alan Wittgrove, MD, FASMBS Dr. Wittgrove is Medical Director, Bariatric Program, Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California.

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Research Bites—February 2010

| February 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Information provided by www.clinicialtrials.gov

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