Tag: bariatric surgery

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Conversion to Duodenal Switch

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Conversion to Duodenal Switch

| September 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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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Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: A Review

Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: A Review

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

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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Patient-reported Short-term Barriers  to and Facilitators of Adherence to Behavioral Recommendations Following Bariatric Surgery

Patient-reported Short-term Barriers to and Facilitators of Adherence to Behavioral Recommendations Following Bariatric Surgery

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

by Aviva H. Ariel-Donges, PhD, MPH; Carlysa K. Oyama, BA; and Megan M. Hood, PhD Drs Ariel-Donges and Hood and Ms. Oyama are with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Rush University Medical Center. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. […]

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Evaluation of the Efficacy of Oral Anticoagulants in Patients Who Have Undergone Bariatric Surgery

Evaluation of the Efficacy of Oral Anticoagulants in Patients Who Have Undergone Bariatric Surgery

| June 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

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 the number of bariatric procedures performed in the United States each year […]

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COVID-19: Danger and Opportunity

COVID-19: Danger and Opportunity

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

 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 | 0 Comments

 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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

This activity has expired. Course Overview Despite the American Society for Metabolic Surgery (ASMBS) Allied Health Nutritional Guidelines first published in 2008 (Aills L, Blankenship J, Buffington C, et al. ASMBS Allied Health Nutritional Guidelines for the Surgical Weigh Loss Patient. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2008;4(5 Suppl): S73-108.), vitamin deficiencies following bariatric and metabolic surgery […]

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