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Progressive Paraplegia After Bariatric Surgery: Micronutrient Deficiency Versus COVID-19

Progressive Paraplegia After Bariatric Surgery: Micronutrient Deficiency Versus COVID-19

| July 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Tiffany Son, MD, MS; Kevin Bain, DO; Joseph Heller, DO; Emil Graf, MD; Albert Chen, MD; and David Podkameni, MD All authors are with the Department of Surgery, Banner Gateway Medical Center in Gilbert, Arizona. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to this article. […]

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Raising the Standard: Raising the Standards with MBSAQIP: Part 2

Raising the Standard: Raising the Standards with MBSAQIP: Part 2

| July 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Wayne J. English, MD, FACS, FASMBS; David Provost, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Teresa LaMasters, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Richard Peterson, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS; and Paul Jeffers, BS, BA Dr. English is Co-Chair of the MBSAQIP Standards/Verification Subcommittee and Associate Professor of Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Provost is Co-Chair of […]

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Key Considerations with Newer Anti-obesity Medications

Key Considerations with Newer Anti-obesity Medications

| July 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA Dr. Bays is Medical Director, Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center in Louisville, Kentucky; Chief Science Officer for the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA); and a member of the Board of Trustees of the OMA. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: In the past 12 months, Dr. […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| July 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

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Shoulders of Giants

Shoulders of Giants

| June 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

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, In this issue of Bariatric Times, we are highlighting the Mentorship Program […]

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Anti-obesity Medications: What to Consider

Anti-obesity Medications: What to Consider

| June 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

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, I recently attended my first in-person conference since the COVID-19 pandemic began. It was the Obesity Medicine Association’s (OMA) Spring Obesity Summit, held in Atlanta, […]

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A Physician Assistant’s Role in Development of the Bariatric Surgery Clinical Care Pathway at Southern Maine Health Care

A Physician Assistant’s Role in Development of the Bariatric Surgery Clinical Care Pathway at Southern Maine Health Care

| June 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Jillian Marden, PA-C Mrs. Marden is with Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford, Maine. 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(6):8 The prevalence of obesity is increasing in the United States (US) and worldwide. According […]

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The ASMBS Mentorship Program—Turning Words into Actions!

The ASMBS Mentorship Program—Turning Words into Actions!

| June 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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When Endoscopic Therapies for Sleeve Leaks Fail: Safe Salvage Operations Including Esophagojejunostomy and Fistulajejunostomy

When Endoscopic Therapies for Sleeve Leaks Fail: Safe Salvage Operations Including Esophagojejunostomy and Fistulajejunostomy

| June 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Marc A. Ward, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Daniel G. Davis, DO, FACS, FASMBS; and Steven G. Leeds, FACS Drs. Ward, Davis, and Leeds are with the Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, and Texas A&M College of Medicine in College Station, Texas. Drs. Ward and Leeds are with the […]

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Raising the Standard: Raising the Standards with MBSAQIP: Part 1

Raising the Standard: Raising the Standards with MBSAQIP: Part 1

| June 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Wayne J. English, MD, FACS, FASMBS; David Provost, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Teresa LaMasters, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Richard Peterson, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS; and Paul Jeffers, BS, BA Dr. English is Co-Chair of the MBSAQIP Standards/Verification Subcommittee and Associate Professor of Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Provost is Co-Chair of […]

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