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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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Glucagon…More Than a GI Hormone for Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Glucagon…More Than a GI Hormone for Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

| March 1, 2022

by Brandon M. Smith, MD; Logan T. Mellert, DO; Ashley Shoemaker, MA; and Adrian G. Dan, MD, FACS, FASMBS Drs. Smith, Mellert, and Dan and Ms. Shoemaker are with the Department of Surgery, Akron City Hospital Summa Health in Akron, Ohio, and Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio. Funding: No funding was provided for […]

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Analysis of Bariatric Surgery Outcomes in the Geriatric Population at a Rural Teaching Hospital

Analysis of Bariatric Surgery Outcomes in the Geriatric Population at a Rural Teaching Hospital

| December 1, 2021

by Kristin McCoy, MD; Michael Nussbaum, MD, FACS; and Arnold Salzberg, MD, FACS, FASMBS  Drs. McCoy, Nussbaum, and Salzberg are with Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia.  Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to this article. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(12):8–10. Abstract Obesity rates in […]

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The Benefits of Medical Weight Loss in a Surgical Practice

The Benefits of Medical Weight Loss in a Surgical Practice

| December 1, 2020

by Marina S. Kurian, MD, FACS, FASMBS, DABOM, and Flavia Carvalho Silveira, MD Drs. Kurian and Carvalho Silveira are with New York University Grossman School of Medicine in New York, New York. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. ABSTRACT: Obesity is […]

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Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Conversion to Duodenal Switch

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Conversion to Duodenal Switch

| September 1, 2020

by Peter C. Ng, MD; Lindsey S. Sharp, MD; and Dustin M. Bermudez, MD Drs. Ng, Sharp, and Bermudez are with Rex Bariatric Specialists, UNC/Rex Healthcare in Raleigh, North Carolina. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. ABSTRACT: We present a review […]

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Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: A Review

Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: A Review

| July 1, 2020

by Silvia Leite Faria, PhD; Mariane de Almeida Cardeal, MSci; and Orlando Pereira Faria, MD Drs. Leite Faria, Pereira Faria, and de Almeida Cardeal are with Gastrocirurgia de Brasília in Asa Sul, Brasília. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: Silvia Leite Faria is a consultant for Bariatric Advantage. The other authors report no conflicts of […]

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Leaks and Single Anastomosis Duodenoileal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy (SADI)

Leaks and Single Anastomosis Duodenoileal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy (SADI)

| June 1, 2020

by Paul E. Enochs, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Enochs is with WakeMed Bariatric Specialists of NC in Cary, North Carolina. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: The single anastomosis duodenoileal bypass with sleeve gastrectomy (SADI) is the latest surgical procedure […]

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Surgical Management of Complications after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Surgical Management of Complications after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

| May 1, 2020

by Julietta Chang, MD, and Edward Felix, MD, FACS, FASMBS Drs. Chang and Felix are with the Weight Loss Surgical Institute of the Central Coast, Marian Regional Medical Center, A Dignity Hospital, in Santa Maria, California. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this […]

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Management of the Contained Sleeve Leak

Management of the Contained Sleeve Leak

| April 1, 2020

 by STEVEN G. LEEDS, MD, FACS, and MARC. A. WARD, MD Dr. Leeds and Ward are Assistant Clinical Professors of Surgery at Texas A&M College of Medicine in Bryan, Texas. Dr. Leeds is the Division Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery, and Dr. Ward is Medical Director of Minimally Invasive Research and Simulation at Baylor University […]

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The Increasing Prevalence and Dangerous Association Between Obesity and Atrial Fibrillation

The Increasing Prevalence and Dangerous Association Between Obesity and Atrial Fibrillation

| March 1, 2020

This activity expired March 1, 2022. Tracy Martinez, RN, BSN, CBN Ms. Martinez is Department Editor of Integrated Health Continuing Education for Bariatric Times; and Program Director of Wittgrove Bariatric Center in Del Mar, California. A Message from the Department Editor Dear Colleagues: It is with great pleasure to present this month’s continuing education article, titled […]

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