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Recommended Levels of Carbohydrate after Bariatric Surgery

| March 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

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

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How to Convert an Adjustable Gastric Band Procedure to a Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

| March 18, 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 Convert an Adjustable Gastric Band Procedure to a Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass This Month’s Featured Experts: Natan Zundel, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Professor […]

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Successful Anesthetic Management of Rigid Bronchoscopy-Guided Percutaneous Tracheostomy in a Patient with Morbid Obesity

| March 18, 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. Column Editor: Stephanie B. Jones, MD This month’s installment by: Nicholas Wasson, MD, and Stephanie B. Jones, MD Dr. Nicholas Wasson is a Clinical Fellow, Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical […]

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Countdown to Obesity Week 2013

| March 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Interview #3: Francesca Dea Starting in 2013, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and The Obesity Society (TOS) will co-locate their respective annual meetings under one roof. Obesity Week™ 2013 marks the beginning of an annual collaborative event addressing obesity—a chronic and multifaceted metabolic disease. Leading up to Obesity Week 2013, Bariatric […]

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Helping Your Patients Achieve Exercise Success

| March 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Diane E. Weiman, A.C.E. CERTIFIED Diane Weiman (A.C.E certified) is an exercise specialist for Upper Chesapeake Bariatric Surgery at Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace, Maryland.

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“Medicine is Changing and So Should We:” Commentary on the New Proposed Guidelines of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program

| February 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dear friends, colleagues, and readers of Bariatric Times: By now you may be familiar with the controversy that was recently unleashed following the release of the new suggested guidelines and standards for the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)/American College of Surgeons (ACS) accreditation program called the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and […]

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The Role of Psychological Testing for Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery Candidates

The Role of Psychological Testing for Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery Candidates

| February 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Leslie J. Heinberg, PhD Dr. Heinberg is Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

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Countdown to Obesity Week 2013

| February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Interview #2: Gary Foster, PhD Starting in 2013, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and The Obesity Society (TOS) will co-locate their respective annual meetings under one roof. Obesity Week™ 2013 marks the beginning of an annual collaborative event addressing obesity—a chronic and multifaceted metabolic disease. Leading up to Obesity Week 2013, […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—February 2013

| February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

by David Provost, MD Dr. Provost is President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Foundation. He maintains a private practice, Provost Bariatrics in Denton, Texas. Dr. Provost also serves on the ASMBS Executive Council, is a member of the Surgical Review Corporation’s (SRC) Board of Directors, and is a member of […]

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Checklists in Bariatric Surgery: Chronic Diarrhea after Gastric Bypass/Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch

| February 20, 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.

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