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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| March 1, 2023

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February 2023 Digital Edition

February 2023 Digital Edition

| February 1, 2023

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Finding Our Focus

Finding Our Focus

| February 1, 2023

Richard M. Peterson, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, DABS-FPMBS, is the Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Professor of Surgery, UT Health San Antonio; Chief, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery UT Health San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas. Dear Colleagues, Last year in April, I was writing an editorial to highlight a momentous milestone in our specialty’s evolution. We […]

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Making Progress in the Treatment of Childhood Obesity

Making Progress in the Treatment of Childhood Obesity

| February 1, 2023

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, By now, you’ve probably read about the recently published American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines for the treatment of obesity. In medicine, some guidelines roll […]

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From Bariatric Patient to Bariatric Nurse Practitioner: My Journey to Health, Wellness, and a New Career Trajectory

From Bariatric Patient to Bariatric Nurse Practitioner: My Journey to Health, Wellness, and a New Career Trajectory

| February 1, 2023

by Heather R. Baum, MSN, RN, BA, CRNP, NP-C, AGACNP-BC CCRN Ms. Baum is with Weight Loss Surgery and Wellness Center, Reading Hospital, Tower Health System in Reading, Pennsylvania. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2023;20(2):8–9. […]

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Impact of a Postoperative Bariatric Surgery Phone Call Quality Improvement Intervention on 30-day Hospital Readmissions and Emergency Department Visits

Impact of a Postoperative Bariatric Surgery Phone Call Quality Improvement Intervention on 30-day Hospital Readmissions and Emergency Department Visits

| February 1, 2023

by Melissa C. Majumdar, MS, RD, CSOWM, LDN; Zachary I. Grunewald, PhD, MS, RDN, LD; Elissa A. Falconer, MD; Maggie L. Diller, MD; Mobola Oyefule, MD; Federico J. Serrot, MD; Jamil L. Stetler, MD; Ankit D. Patel, MD; Jahnavi K. Srinivasan, MD; S. Scott Davis Jr., MD; Edward Lin, DO; and Elizabeth M. Hechenbleikner, MD Ms. Majumdar […]

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Operating Room Set-up for Patients with Class III Obesity Who Undergo a Cesarean Section

Operating Room Set-up for Patients with Class III Obesity Who Undergo a Cesarean Section

| February 1, 2023

by Rachelle Shirley, MD, DM(OG), FACOG; Rachel Hamilton, BKin, BScN; Kim Ngo, BScN; Catherine Agnotti, RN, BScN, MN; and Cynthia Maxwell, MD, FRCSC, DABOM Dr. Shirley is Clinical Fellow-Pregnancy Obesity Medicine and Surgery, Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sinai Health, University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ms. Hamilton is Clinical […]

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Raising the Standards with MBSAQIP: Part 7

Raising the Standards with MBSAQIP: Part 7

| February 1, 2023

by Wayne J. English, MD, FACS, FASMBS; David Provost, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Teresa LaMasters, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Richard Peterson, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS; Paul Jeffers, BS, BA; and Cassandra Peters, BA Dr. English is past Co-chair of the MBSAQIP Standards/Verification Subcommittee and Associate Professor of Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. […]

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An Interview with Tammy Kindel, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS

An Interview with Tammy Kindel, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS

| February 1, 2023

by Shaina R. Eckhouse, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Omar M. Ghanem, MD, FACS Dr. Ghanem is a bariatric surgeon at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Eckhouse is a bariatric surgeon at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Bariatric Times. 2023;20(2):24–25. Dr. Tammy Kindel, an Associate Professor of Surgery at the Medical College of […]

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Bariatric Surgery in 2023: The Latest Tools and Trends

Bariatric Surgery in 2023: The Latest Tools and Trends

| February 1, 2023

by Teresa LaMasters, MD, FACS, FASMBS, DABOM Dr. LaMasters currently serves as Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery at UnityPoint Clinic Weight Loss Specialists in West Des Moines, Iowa, and Bariatric Surgeon and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts […]

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