Tag: bariatric surgery

COVID-19: Danger and Opportunity

COVID-19: Danger and Opportunity

| April 1, 2020

 by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, We are in the midst of a truly unique time […]

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Raising the Standard: Bariatric Surgery in the Time of a COVID-19 Pandemic

Raising the Standard: Bariatric Surgery in the Time of a COVID-19 Pandemic

| April 1, 2020

 by ANTHONY T. PETRICK, MD, FACS, FASMBS; DOMINICK GADALETA, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and JOHN M. MORTON, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Dr. Petrick is Quality Director, Geisinger Surgical Institute; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair, Department of Surgery, Southside Hospital; Director, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, […]

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Hemostasis Techniques in Bariatric Surgery

Hemostasis Techniques in Bariatric Surgery

| February 1, 2020

by Frank Villa, MD, and Bipan Chand, MD, MBA Drs. Villa and Chand are with the Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Bariatric surgery is a well-established means of effective […]

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Hematological Considerations after Bariatric Surgery

Hematological Considerations after Bariatric Surgery

| December 1, 2019

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions To access post-test, visit http://tinyurl.com/BTCE-Core4Part2-Nursing to access the post-test (This activity is approved for nurses only). Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by December 1, 2020. Participants must answer at least 70% of […]

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Patient Perception of Surgical Preparation and Recovery Following Bariatric Surgery: A Phenomenological Study

Patient Perception of Surgical Preparation and Recovery Following Bariatric Surgery: A Phenomenological Study

| December 1, 2019

by Karen Schulz, RN, MSN, CBN; Esther I. Bernhofer, PhD, RN-BC, CPE; Mary Ellen Satava, RN, BSN; Camille Ross, RN, BSN; Beth Janssen, RN, CBN; Beth Ianello, RN, BSN; and Diane Kompan, RN, BSN Ms. Schulz is Nurse Manager, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; Ms. Satava is Data Registry Coordinator, Enterprise Quality and Patient Safety; and […]

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Raising the Standard: Promoting the Culture of Patient and Staff Safety in Bariatric Surgery

Raising the Standard: Promoting the Culture of Patient and Staff Safety in Bariatric Surgery

| November 1, 2019

by Charmaine V. Gentles, DNP, ANP-BC, RNFA, and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Ms. Gentles is the Program Manager, Bariatric Surgery North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health and RNFA Program Coordinator & Supervising Clinical Faculty, Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing & Physician Assistant Studies in Hempstead, New York. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair of the […]

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“But Everything Is Supposed to Get Better After Bariatric Surgery!” Understanding Postoperative Suicide and Self-injury

“But Everything Is Supposed to Get Better After Bariatric Surgery!” Understanding Postoperative Suicide and Self-injury

| October 1, 2019

by Alexis Conason, PsyD, and Lisa DuBreuil, LICSW Dr. Conason is in private practice in New York, New York. Ms. DuBreuil is with the Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Research […]

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The Bariatric Society of the Carolinas ASMBS State Chapter—Integrated Approach Adds Value

The Bariatric Society of the Carolinas ASMBS State Chapter—Integrated Approach Adds Value

| October 1, 2019

by Rana Pullatt, MD, MS, MRCS, FACS, FASMBS, and Nina Crowley, PhD, RDN, LD Dr. Pullatt is the Director of Bariatric Surgery for the Charleston VA Medical Center VISN-7 and Director of Robotics, and bariatric surgeon for the Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Program at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina.  Dr. […]

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At the Heart of Severe Obesity: Chronic Heart Failure and the Role of Bariatric Surgery

At the Heart of Severe Obesity: Chronic Heart Failure and the Role of Bariatric Surgery

| September 1, 2019

by Michael W. Foster, MD; Colleen M. Tewksbury, PhD, RD; Gerard Hoeltzel; Noel N. Williams, MD; J. Eduardo Rame, MD, MPhil; and Kristoffel R. Dumon, MD Drs. Foster, Tewksbury, Williams, and Dumon and Mr. Hoeltzel are with the Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery at Penn Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center, and Drs. Foster […]

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Women in Surgery Interviews

Women in Surgery Interviews

| September 1, 2019

Rachel L. Moore, MD, FACS, ABOM Metabolic Surgeon and Obesity Medicine Specialist in New Orleans, Louisiana Teresa L. LaMasters, MD, FACS, FASMBS, DABOM ASMBS Executive Council; Medical Director, Bariatric Surgery, UnityPoint Clinic Weight Loss Specialists, Des Moines, Iowa Marina S. Kurian, MD, FACS, FASMBS, DABOM Medical Director, Department of Surgery, Bariatric Division at New York […]

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