Tag: bariatric surgery

The Effects of Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery on Knee Osteoarthritis

The Effects of Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery on Knee Osteoarthritis

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery.  Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts This month: The Effects of Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery on Knee Osteoarthritis […]

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The Cardiovascular System: Implications of Obesity on the Body System and Resolution of Disease Processes Following Bariatric Surgery

The Cardiovascular System: Implications of Obesity on the Body System and Resolution of Disease Processes Following Bariatric Surgery

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

by Derrick Cetin, DO, and Elie Nasr, BA Bariatric Times. 2017;14(1):10–15. ABSTRACT Obesity has been associated with diseases of the cardiovascular system as multiple factors of the disease increase the susceptibility to cardiovascular disease and other comorbid conditions. Here, the authors review the potential mechanisms by which obesity can influence the structure and function of […]

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Clinical Pearls for Weight  Maintenance Following Bariatric Surgery

Clinical Pearls for Weight Maintenance Following Bariatric Surgery

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

This CE is currently expired. Course Overview: Long-term weight maintenance and management following bariatric surgery remains a very difficult challenge both for the patient and the multidisciplinary team members working in bariatrics. This article will focus on weight maintenance as the multidisciplinary authors share their expertise to help patients achieving long-term weight maintenance. Course Description: […]

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A Case Series on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and the Bariatric Patient: Stretta Therapy as a Non-surgical Option

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

by A. Daniel Guerron, MD, and Dana Portenier, MD A. Daniel Guerron, MD Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Duke University Health System, Durham, North Carolina Dana Portenier, MD Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Duke University Health System, Durham, North Carolina Bariatric Times. 2016;13(11):18–20. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: […]

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Late Surgical Complications of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Afferent Limb and Marginal Ulcer

Late Surgical Complications of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Afferent Limb and Marginal Ulcer

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

This CE is currently expired. Course Overview: Afferent limb and marginal ulcers are described in bariatric educational courses and literature as possible late complications following bariatric surgery. Recognition of these complications can be a challenge because patient presentation may vary from subtle to overt symptoms. This educational program will describe the etiology, signs and symptoms, […]

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Novel Treatments for Complications after Bariatric Surgery

Novel Treatments for Complications after Bariatric Surgery

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

by [1]Julián Hernández and [2]Camilo Boza [1]Department of Digestive Surgery, Pontificia Universidad Católica De Chile; [2]Bariatric Surgery Unit, Department of Digestive Surgery, Clínica Las Condes Annals of Surgical Innovation and Research. 201610:3. DOI: 10.1186/s13022-015-0021-2 COMPETING INTERESTS: The authors declare that they have no competing interests. COPYRIGHT: © Hernández and Boza. 2016. This article is distributed […]

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Exploring the Role of Single Anastomosis Bariatric Surgery

Exploring the Role of Single Anastomosis Bariatric Surgery

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

by Eric J. DeMaria, MD, and Antonio J. Torres MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. DeMaria is Director of Bariatric Surgery, Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center, Portsmouth, Virginia; Bon Secours Surgical Specialists, Surgical Weight Loss Center, Suffolk, Virginia. Antonio J. Torres MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Torres is Chief General Surgery Service Department of Surgery, Complutense […]

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Talking to Patients about Expectations for Outcome after Bariatric Surgery

Talking to Patients about Expectations for Outcome after Bariatric Surgery

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Talking to Patients about Expectations for Outcome after Bariatric Surgery: Weight Loss, Quality of Life, Body Image, and Relationships by Gretchen E. Ames, PhD, ABPP; Matthew M. Clark, PhD, ABPP; Karen B. Grothe, PhD, ABPP; Maria L. Collazo-Clavell, MD; Enrique F. Elli, MD Gretchen E. Ames, PhD, ABPP, is from the Department of Psychiatry and […]

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Nursing Assessment of Intraluminal and Intraperitoneal Hemorrhage Following Bariatric Surgery

Nursing Assessment of Intraluminal and Intraperitoneal Hemorrhage Following Bariatric Surgery

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

This CE is currently expired.   Course Overview: Anastomotic leaks, anastomotic strictures, and internal hernias are more commonly described in bariatric educational courses and literature. However, hemorrhage, both intra-abdominal and intra-peritoneal, can be more challenging due to the infrequency of their occurrence, and yet a very life threatening postoperative complication following bariatric surgery. This educational […]

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Obesity and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Obesity and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

This column is written by medical students and is dedicated to reviewing the science behind obesity and bariatric surgery. Column Editor: Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Obesity and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) by Ofer Fass, BS, BHS […]

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