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Looking Forward in 2012: ASMBS and ACS Join to Create a Unified Centers of Excellence Program

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dear Readers of Bariatric Times, I hope you had a good end-of-the-year celebration in 2011 and I wish you all a great 2012. In this first 2012 issue of Bariatric Times, we present another installment in our special section “Surgical Pearls: Techniques in Bariatric Surgery.” This month, my group at Cleveland Clinic Florida describes the […]

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Laparoscopic Antecolic-antegastric Roux-en-Y Gastro-jejunal Anastomosis using a Combined Linear Stapler and Hand-sewn Technique

Laparoscopic Antecolic-antegastric Roux-en-Y Gastro-jejunal Anastomosis using a Combined Linear Stapler and Hand-sewn Technique

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Surgical Pearls: Techniques in Bariatric Surgery Column Editors: Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS This Month’s Technique: Laparoscopic Antecolic-antegastric Roux-en-Y Gastro-jejunal Anastomosis using a Combined Linear Stapler and Hand-sewn Technique

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Does Intraoperative Gastric Band Adjustment to a Targeted Stoma Size Improve Weight Loss? One-year Results of a Feasibility Trial

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Robert G. Snow DO, FACOS, and John O’Dea, PhD Dr. Snow is from the American Institute of Gastric Banding, Hurst, Texas. Mr. O’Dea is from the National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland, and an employee of Crospon Ltd., Galway, Ireland.

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ASMBS News and Update—January 2012

ASMBS News and Update—January 2012

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Robin L. Blackstone, MD, FACS, FASMBS

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Unusual and Difficult Hernias in the Obese Population: Suprapubic and Parastomal

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Hole in the Wall with Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS This Month’s Topic: Unusual and Difficult Hernias in the Obese Population: Suprapubic and Parastomal This Month’s Featured Experts: Jonathan Slone, MD, MBA, MPH, and Karan Bath, MD Clinical Fellows, the Bariatric Institute and Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Weston, Florida

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Ed Mason at Large

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

This ongoing column is dedicated to sharing with readers the life and experiences of Dr. Edward Mason. A Message from Column Editor Tracy Martinez, RN, BSN, CBN Happy New Year to all! We are once again delighted to “bring” Dr. Ed Mason to you. This interactive column has already stimulated many positive comments. I hope […]

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Five Minutes with Kerrie Warne: Data-Driven Decisions Drive Performance Improvement—and a Whole Lot More

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

In this installment of “Five Minutes with…” guest interviewer Kim Goin talks to Kerrie Warne, Director of St. Alexius NewStart Program at St. Alexius Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, about how she used data-driven performance techniques to evaluate and improve her bariatric program. by Kim Goin and Kerrie Warne

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Development of the International Bariatric Club: A Worldwide Internet Network for Bariatric Surgeons

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Haris A. Khwaja, MD, PhD; Marius A. Nedelcu, MD; Manoel Galvão Neto, MD; Mervyn Deitel, MD; Philip R. Schauer, MD; and Tomasz G. Rogula, MD, PhD

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ASMBS Foundation—December 2011

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Robin L. Blackstone, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Blackstone is President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Medical Director, Scottsdale Healthcare Bariatric Center, Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Prevention and Treatment of Obesity in Adolescents: A Worldwide Challenge

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dear Friends, Colleagues and Readers of Bariatric Times: As this year comes to an end, we are privileged to share with you another exciting issue of Bariatric Times. I am especially excited to introduce to our readership a new column entitled, “Ed Mason at Large.” I first met Dr. Mason in 2007 at the Foregut […]

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