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Presenting the 9th Annual Bariatric Times Buyers Guide

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dear Readers: Time is moving fast and we are only four months away from our first Obesity Week Clinical Congress in Atlanta, Georgia. I recommend, if you are planning to attend Obesity Week, that you make hotel reservations now. From what I am hearing, it looks like we are going to break all-time records with […]

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Let’s Get Real: Defining Our Future

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Column Editor: Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS Dr. Pories is professor of surgery at the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina. Dr. Chapman is professor of surgery at the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina. This month: Defining Our Future. by Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS, and […]

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Right Upper Quadrant Abdominal Pain and Elevated Liver/Pancreatic Enzymes after Gastric Bypass

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and  Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS

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A Case of Clinical Anxiety Following Successful Bariatric Surgery: A Cognitive Behavior Therapy Approach

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Dene Berman, PhD, ABPP Dr. Berman is a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist. He is the Clinical Director of Lifespan Counseling Associates in Beavercreek, Ohio and Clinical Professor in the School of Professional Psychology, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio.

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Pulmonary Hypertension in Candidates for Bariatric Surgery: A Cause for Concern

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Peter N. Benotti, MD Dr. Benotti is from The Obesity Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. Bariatric Times. 2013;10(8):14–17.

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Comments on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Proposed Decision on the Centers of Excellence (COE)/Accreditation Requirement for Medicare Patients: Hoping They Reconsider

| July 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dear Colleagues: I am starting this editorial with mixed feelings. I am happy and excited that the American Medical Association (AMA) has finally recognized obesity as a disease process. This milestone in healthcare should be seen as a major victory to all of us that are working in the bariatric field and have been battling […]

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Gastric Remnant Distention after Gastric Bypass

| July 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and  Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS Welcome to “Checklists in Bariatric Surgery.” This column’s aim is to help bariatric surgeons quickly review the reasons for potential problems when caring for bariatric patients. Bariatric Times. 2013;10(7):13 Welcome to “Checklists in Bariatric Surgery.” […]

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Let’s Get Real: Return on Investment?

| July 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

with Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS Dr. Pories is Professor of Surgery, Biochemistry and Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina FUNDING: No funding was provided in the preparation of this manuscript. FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES: Dr. Pories reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this column.. Bariatric Times. 2013;10(7):9.

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Countdown to Obesity Week 2013

| July 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Interview #7 Ninh T. Nguyen, MD, FACS, FASMBS Bariatric Times. 2013;10(7):10–11.

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How to Perform a Gastrostomy

How to Perform a Gastrostomy

| July 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

This column recruits expert surgeons to share step-by-step technical pearls on bariatric procedures. Column Editors: Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS This Month’s Technique: How to Perform a Gastrostomy This Month’s Featured Experts: Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS, Staff Surgeon, The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Department of […]

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