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Raising the Standard: Use of the MBSAQIP Participant Use Data File (PUF)

Raising the Standard: Use of the MBSAQIP Participant Use Data File (PUF)

| April 1, 2021

by Anthony Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Petrick is Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger Clinic; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair, Department of Surgery, South Shore University Hospital; Director, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, North Shore and South Shore University Hospitals, […]

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Successful Endoscopic Closure of a Sleeve Gastrectomy Fistula by an Integrated Multidisciplinary Team: A Case Report

Successful Endoscopic Closure of a Sleeve Gastrectomy Fistula by an Integrated Multidisciplinary Team: A Case Report

| April 1, 2021

by Matthew J. Ashbrook, MD, MPH; R. Daniel Lawson, MD; Gordon G. Wisbach, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Jonathan R. Gower, MD; and Kyle D. Gadbois, MD, FACS, FASMBS Drs. Ashbrook, Wisbach, Gower, and Gadbois are with the Department of General Surgery, and Drs. Lawson, Wisbach, Gower, and Gadbois are also with the Combined Endoscopy Center, at […]

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ASMBS State Chapter Spotlight: Virginia Bariatric Society (VBS): the Virginia/West Virginia ASMBS State Chapter

ASMBS State Chapter Spotlight: Virginia Bariatric Society (VBS): the Virginia/West Virginia ASMBS State Chapter

| April 1, 2021

by Guilherme M. Campos, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Campos is the Paul J. Nutter Professor of Surgery; Chairman, Division of Bariatric and Gastrointestinal Surgery; Director, Bariatric Surgery Program; and Co-Director, Advanced GI/MIS, Bariatric and Foregut Fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts […]

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Obesity Medicine 2021 Virtual Conference: Treat Obesity First

Obesity Medicine 2021 Virtual Conference: Treat Obesity First

| April 1, 2021

by Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA Dr. Primack is co-director and co-founder of the Scottsdale Weight Loss Center in Scottsdale, Arizona, and the current President of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA). Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(4):20 […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| April 1, 2021

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News and Notes from the March 2021 Issue

News and Notes from the March 2021 Issue

| March 1, 2021

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM, Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the March 2021 issue of Bariatric Times. We […]

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Turning Obstacles into Opportunities: Representing YOUR Patients during COVID-19

Turning Obstacles into Opportunities: Representing YOUR Patients during COVID-19

| March 1, 2021

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, Like most people throughout the past year, the topic of COVID-19 continues to dominate media headlines, healthcare […]

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Weight Loss Maintenance—Nursing Accredited

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Weight Loss Maintenance—Nursing Accredited

| March 1, 2021

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Nurses earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions To access post-test and obtain credit, visit www.tinyurl.com/BTCE-March2021 (This activity is approved for nurses only).  Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by March 1, 2022. Participants must answer at least 70% of […]

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The Louisiana State Chapter of the ASMBS—Improving Access to Care

The Louisiana State Chapter of the ASMBS—Improving Access to Care

| March 1, 2021

by William S. Richardson, MD; Rachel L. Moore, MD, FACS, ABOM; and Phil Gachassin, MD, MHCM, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Richardson is Section Head, Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans, Louisiana, Professor, University of Queensland, and President of the Louisiana State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (LAASMBS). Dr. Moore is with Moore […]

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Raising the Standard: Perioperative Anxiety

Raising the Standard: Perioperative Anxiety

| March 1, 2021

by Morganne Staring, MD candidate; Anthony Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Ms. Staring is an MD candidate at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell in Manhasset, New York. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair, Department of Surgery, South Shore University Hospital; Director, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, North Shore and South Shore […]

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