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First Annual Canadian Bariatric Surgery Summit

First Annual Canadian Bariatric Surgery Summit

| March 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Toronto, Ontario, December 2–3, 2011 by Karthik Raj, BA Karthik Raj is the Research Project Coordinator, Surgical Education and Innovation, Department Of Surgery, St. Michael’s-Li Ka Shing International Healthcare Education Centre, Toronto, Ontaroio.

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Northern Minnesota Weight Management Clinic at Deer River Health Care Center

Northern Minnesota Weight Management Clinic at Deer River Health Care Center

| March 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Carol Church, RN, MS, MA, CNS-BC

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New Study Shows Lower Incidences of Cardiovascular Events and Related Fatalities in Patients with Morbid Obesity Who Underwent Bariatric Surgery Compared to Patients Treated with Medical Therapy Alone

| February 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dear Readers of Bariatric Times: In this issue of Bariatric Times, we deliver to you more outstanding articles and columns. If you have a smart phone or tablet and have not done so already, please make sure you visit the Android Marketplace or Apple App store and download the BT App for your mobile device.

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Childhood/Adolescent Obesity and State Intervention—Parents Not Solely to Blame in the Battle

| February 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dear Bariatric Times Editor: This letter is in response to the an article published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) by Ludwig and Murtagh entitled, “State intervention in life-threatening childhood obesity.”[1] As a frontline childhood obesity physician, I strongly disagree with the premise of this article.

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Metabolic Surgery for Diabetes: Which Operation is Most Suitable for Diabetic Patients?

Metabolic Surgery for Diabetes: Which Operation is Most Suitable for Diabetic Patients?

| February 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bariatric Times. 2012;9(2):10–19 ABSTRACT During the 28th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), in Orlando, Florida, June 12 to 17, 2011, Dr. Phil Schauer moderated a panel debate entitled, “Metabolic Surgery for Diabetes: Which Operation is Most Suitable for Diabetic Patients.” In this Group Symposium, the four panel members, […]

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Endoscopic Management of Persistent Leak after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy:  A Case Report

Endoscopic Management of Persistent Leak after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Case Report

| February 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Melissa M. Beitner, MBBS; Jonathan Cohen, MD; and Marina S. Kurian, MD Dr. Kurian and Dr. Beitner are from the Department of Surgery, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York. Dr Cohen is from the Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York.

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Relocation of the Postoperative Bariatric Surgery Patient

| February 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Column Editor: Laura Boyer, RN, CBN President of the Integrated Health Section of the  ASMBS; Director of Clinical Systems for The Surgical Specialists of Louisiana in Covington, Louisiana This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. This month’s column by Karen Schulz, RN, […]

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Airway Management in Bariatric Surgery: A Challenge for Anesthesiologists

Airway Management in Bariatric Surgery: A Challenge for Anesthesiologists

| February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Column Editor: Stephanie B. Jones, MD Dr. Jones is Vice Chair for Education, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 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. […]

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February 2012: Ed Mason at Large

| February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

This ongoing column is dedicated to sharing with readers the life and experiences of Dr. Edward Mason. Column Editor: Tracy Martinez, RN, BSN, CBN Ms. Martinez is the Program Director for Wittgrove Bariatric Center in La Jolla, California.

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—February 2012

| February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

by David Provost, MD

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