Tag: bariatric surgery

Access to Bariatric Surgery—Knocking Down Barriers ONE DAY AT A TIME!

Access to Bariatric Surgery—Knocking Down Barriers ONE DAY AT A TIME!

| July 1, 2021

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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Medical Student Notebook: Preoperative Anesthetic Considerations in Patients with Obesity Undergoing Surgery

Medical Student Notebook: Preoperative Anesthetic Considerations in Patients with Obesity Undergoing Surgery

| June 1, 2021

by Abraham Z Cheloff, MS Mr. Cheloff is a medical student at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this article. DISCLOSURES: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. ABSTRACT: As obesity continues to rise in the United States and worldwide, there is […]

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Weight Loss Maintenance—Nursing Accredited

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Weight Loss Maintenance—Nursing Accredited

| March 1, 2021

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Nurses earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions To access post-test and obtain credit, visit www.tinyurl.com/BTCE-March2021 (This activity is approved for nurses only).  Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by March 1, 2022. Participants must answer at least 70% of […]

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Raising the Standard: The Effect of Operating Room Distractions and How Objective Data Can Identify Ways to Improve Surgeon Focus and Patient Outcomes

Raising the Standard: The Effect of Operating Room Distractions and How Objective Data Can Identify Ways to Improve Surgeon Focus and Patient Outcomes

| February 1, 2021

by Michelle P. Kallis, MD, PhD; Anthony Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Kallis is a General Surgery Resident at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center of Hofstra/Northwell in Manhasset, New York. Dr. Petrick is Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger Clinic; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, […]

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Full Acceptance of Bariatric Surgery? …Let’s Face Reality and Demand Better Evidence!

Full Acceptance of Bariatric Surgery? …Let’s Face Reality and Demand Better Evidence!

| January 1, 2021

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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Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 2020 Meeting Highlights

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 2020 Meeting Highlights

| October 1, 2020

by Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH, FASMBS Dr. Khaitan is with University Hospitals, Cleveland Medical Center, Digestive Health Institute, Professor of Surgery in Cleveland, Ohio. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this article. DISCLOSURES: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(10):20 Society of American Gastrointestinal and […]

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Intuitive Eating is Associated with a Healthier Relationship with Food in Postsurgical Bariatric Patients

Intuitive Eating is Associated with a Healthier Relationship with Food in Postsurgical Bariatric Patients

| September 1, 2020

by Narmin Virani, RDN, CSOWM; Kasey P.S. Goodpaster, PhD; and Richard Perugini, MD, FACS Ms. Virani and Dr. Perugini are with the University of Massachusetts Memorial Bariatric Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. Dr. Goodpaster is with the Cleveland Clinic Bariatric and Metabolic Institute in Cleveland, Ohio. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no […]

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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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Obesity Medicine and a Call to Action: Weight Recidivism Post Weight Loss Surgery and the Argument for Mandatory Medical Weight Management as a Postoperative Standard within Bariatric Surgery Practices

Obesity Medicine and a Call to Action: Weight Recidivism Post Weight Loss Surgery and the Argument for Mandatory Medical Weight Management as a Postoperative Standard within Bariatric Surgery Practices

| August 1, 2020

by Stephanie Therrien, BSc, and Juliana Simonetti, MD, ABOM Diplomate Ms. Therrien is with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Simonetti is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Bariatric Medical Program, Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes/ Department of Surgery, at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City. FUNDING: No funding was […]

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AdventHealth Tampa Bariatric and Metabolic Institute—Tampa, Florida

AdventHealth Tampa Bariatric and Metabolic Institute—Tampa, Florida

| August 1, 2020

by Cristen Litz, MD, and Michel Murr, MD, FACS Drs. Litz and Murr are with AdventHealth Tampa Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Tampa, Florida. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(8):14–16. This column is dedicated to featuring accredited bariatric centers […]

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