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The Most Viewed Articles of 2013

| December 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

These 10 articles were accessed most often on www.bariatrictimes.com in 2013 #1. Recommended Levels of Carbohydrate after Bariatric Surgery—Review, Published March 2013 by Silvia Leite Faria, MSc, RD; Orlando Pereira Faria, MD;  Mariane de Almeida Cardeal; Heloísa Rodriguez de Gouvêa; Cynthia Buffington, PhD; and Margaret Furtado, MSc, RD #2. The Role of Psychological Testing for […]

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Welcome to the 10th Anniversary Edition of Bariatric Times

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dear Friends, Colleagues and Readers of Bariatric Times,

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Laparoscopic Conversion of Adjustable Gastric Banding to Sleeve Gastrectomy in 10 Steps

| November 26, 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: Laparoscopic Conversion of Adjustable Gastric Banding to Sleeve Gastrectomy in 10 Steps.

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Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in the Present and Future: The ASMBS Presidency Entrance Interview of Dr. Ninh T. Nguyen

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

This column is dedicated to sharing the vast knowledge and opinions of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery leadership on relevant topics in the field of bariatric surgery. This Month’s Interview With: Ninh T. Nguyen, MD, FACS

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Dumping Dependent Diabetes: Surgical Paradigm

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

This ongoing column is dedicated to sharing with readers the life and experiences of Dr. Edward Mason Column Editor: Tracy Martinez, RN, BSN, CBN Ms. Martinez is the Program Director for Wittgrove Bariatric Center in La Jolla, California. This month: Dumping Dependent Diabetes: Surgical Paradigm

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Clinical algorithms for identifying and managing complications of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS; Jeffrey W. Allen, MD, FACS; Sunil Bhoyrul, MD, FACS, FRCS(Eng); Helmuth T. Billy, MD, FACS; Robert Cywes, MD, PhD; Emma J. Patterson, MD, FRCSC, FACS; Christine J. Ren-Fielding, MD, FACS; and Vafa Shayani, MD, FACS

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The Impact of Changes in the Diagnosis of Binge Eating Disorder

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. Column Editor: Karen Schulz, RN, CBN, MSN President of the Integrated Health Section of the ASMBS; Clinical Nurse Specialist, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. This Month: The Impact of Changes in the […]

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The 13th Annual Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Las Vegas, Nevada March 6 to 9, 2013 by Stuart Michaelson Stuart Michaelson is a freelance medical writer

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An Update on the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP): A unified program of the ACS and ASMBS

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

An Update on the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP):  A unified program of the  ACS and ASMBS by Teresa R. Fraker, MS, BSN, RN Teresa R. Fraker, MS, BSN, RN, is Program Administrator, MBSAQIP, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois. Bariatric Times. 2013;10(11):22. About the American Society for Metabolic and […]

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Multimodal Analgesia in Patients with Morbid Obesity

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

This ongoing column is authored by members of the International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient (ISPCOP), an organization dedicated to the bariatric patient.

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