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The Viewpoint: Digitizing the Preoperative Education for Preparation of Bariatric Surgery

The Viewpoint: Digitizing the Preoperative Education for Preparation of Bariatric Surgery

| May 1, 2022

by Samantha Buhler, PA-C  Ms. Buhler is with AdventHealth Orlando in Orlando, Florida. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(5):8 NewTri Health was developed to provide a digital, patient-centric application to improve and streamline patient preoperative education prior […]

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Medical Student Notebook: Floppy Eyelid Syndrome and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Medical Student Notebook: Floppy Eyelid Syndrome and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

| May 1, 2022

by Sandy Samuel, BA  Ms. Samuel is a medical student at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. 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. 2022;19(5):10–11. Abstract Floppy eyelid syndrome (FES) is defined by eyelid hyperlaxity that results in a […]

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Exploring Outcomes After Bariatric Surgery in Patients with Heart Failure

Exploring Outcomes After Bariatric Surgery in Patients with Heart Failure

| May 1, 2022

by Tiffany Nevill, DO; Devan Lenhart, DO; Samantha Maurer, MS; Joshua Parreco, MD, FACS; and Kandace Kichler, MD, FACS Drs. Nevill and Lenhart are with the Department of General Surgery, Franciscan Health Olympia Fields in Olympia Fields, Illinois, and the College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois. Ms. Maurer is with the College […]

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Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 2022 Annual Meeting Synopsis

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 2022 Annual Meeting Synopsis

| May 1, 2022

by David Pechman, MD, MBA; Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Pechman is Assistant Professor of Surgery, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra, Northwell Health-South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore, New York.  Dr. Petrick is Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger Clinic; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger […]

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ASMBS Foundation: More than a Foundation!!

ASMBS Foundation: More than a Foundation!!

| May 1, 2022

Bariatric Times. 2022;19(5):19 The obesity epidemic rapidly propagated throughout multiple regions of the United States (US) and the world in the 1990s. This swift spread of the disease was paralleled with the accelerated development and adoption of metabolic and bariatric surgery. Dr. Ross Fox and the American Society of Bariatric Surgery Executive Council envisioned the […]

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A Strong Correlation:  Obesity and Mental Illness

A Strong Correlation: Obesity and Mental Illness

| May 1, 2022

by Atif Kabir, MD Dr. Kabir focuses on lifestyle and dietary interventions in obesity medicine at Mind Body Soul Matrix, a holistic, integrative, multi-component weight loss resource in Ottawa, Canada. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(5):20 Obesity […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| May 1, 2022

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We Have Lift-off!

We Have Lift-off!

| April 1, 2022

Richard M. Peterson, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, is the Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Professor of Surgery, UT Health San Antonio; Chief, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery UT Health San Antonio; Director, Christus Weight Loss Institute – Westover Hills, San Antonio, Texas. Dear Colleagues, By the time this editorial is read, the first ever Focused Practice […]

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Is it Time for a Paradigm Shift in Postoperative Follow-up?

Is it Time for a Paradigm Shift in Postoperative Follow-up?

| April 1, 2022

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, Aristotle said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.”  When I think about our patients and what […]

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Who is Eligible for Focused Practice Designation?

Who is Eligible for Focused Practice Designation?

| April 1, 2022

by Adrian Dan, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Dan is Medical Director, Weight Management Institute at Summa Health in Akron, Ohio, and Associate Professor of Surgery at Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, Ohio. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times 2022;19(4):8–9 […]

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