Tag: bariatric

Robotics in Bariatric Surgery: Is the Hype Justified?

Robotics in Bariatric Surgery: Is the Hype Justified?

| April 1, 2020

 by RANA C. PULLATT, MD, MS, MRCS, FACS, FASMBS, and BENJAMIN L. WHITE, MD Dr. Pullatt is Professor of Surgery and Clinical Director Bariatric & Robotic Surgery at Medical University of South Carolina, as well as Director, Bariatric Surgery VISN-7 in Charleston, South Carolina. Dr. White is a Chief Resident in General Surgery at the […]

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Revisional Surgery Evaluation and Contraindications

Revisional Surgery Evaluation and Contraindications

| March 1, 2020

by Marguerite Dunham, CRNP, FNP, MSN, CBN Ms. Dunham is Program Coordinator for the Institute for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Abington-Jefferson Health in Abington, Pennsylvania. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Bariatric surgery is considered to be an effective […]

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Limited Incision Bodylift From Head To Toe For The Massive Weight Loss Patient

Limited Incision Bodylift From Head To Toe For The Massive Weight Loss Patient

| August 1, 2018

By Michelle A. Shermak, MD, FACS Author affiliations: Dr. Shermak is Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Private Practice Plastic Surgeon, Lutherville, MD Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(8):10–13. Abstract: Individuals who undergo […]

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Bariatric Surgery: Not the ‘Easy’ Way Out—the ‘Healthy’ Way Out

Bariatric Surgery: Not the ‘Easy’ Way Out—the ‘Healthy’ Way Out

| March 1, 2018

by Mary Ann Rose, EDD, RN; Mary Lisa Pories, PhD, LSW; Donna Roberson, PhD, RN; and Janice A. Neil, PhD, RN Dr. Rose is a Professor of Nursing at East Carolina University. Dr. Pories is with the College of Health and Human Performance at East Carolina University. Dr. Roberson and Neil are Associate Professors of Nursing […]

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The Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Injuries in Bariatric Surgeons

The Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Injuries in Bariatric Surgeons

| March 1, 2018

by Salman Al-Sabah, MD, MBA, FRSC, FACS; Eliana Al Haddad, ND; and Haris Khwaja, MD Drs. Al-Sabah, Al Haddad, and Khwaja are with the Al-Amiri Hospital in Kuwait. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Background. As the popularity of […]

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Bariatric Readiness: Economic and Clinical Implications

Bariatric Readiness: Economic and Clinical Implications

| September 1, 2017

by Georgina Temple, BSc (Hons), PT, NZRP; Susan Gallagher, PhD, MA, MSN, RN, CBN, CSPHP; Jennifer Doms, NZRCompN, CNS; Michelle Tonks, BSc (Hons), PT, NZRP; Darnell Mercer, B.OT, NZROT; Debbie Ford, B.HSc (OT), NZROT Georgina Temple, Jennifer Doms, Michelle Tonks, Darnell Mercer, and Debbie Ford are from Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand. Susan Gallagher is […]

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Single Anastomosis Gastric Bypass in a Patient with Morbid Obesity and Midgut Malrotation

Single Anastomosis Gastric Bypass in a Patient with Morbid Obesity and Midgut Malrotation

| October 8, 2015

by Ajay H. Bhandarwar, MBBS, MS (Surgery), FMAS, FIAGES, FAIS, FICS, fbms; Chintan B. patel, MS (Surgery), FMAS, FIAGES, fbms; Pravin N. Tungenwar, MS (Surgery), FMAS, FIAGES; Amol N. Wagh, MS (Surgery), FMAS, FIAGES, FICS, fbms; Saurabh S. Gandhi, MS (Surgery), FMAS, FIAGES Dr. Bhandarwar is a Professor at the Grant Government Medical College & […]

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Preoperative Risk Reduction

| January 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Adrienne Youdim, MD Dr. Youdim is Medical Director, Comprehensive Weight Loss Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, California. Bariatric Times. 2011;8(1):8–9

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The Role of Bariatric Surgery in Adolescent Morbid Obesity

| August 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

by Daniel DeUgarte, MD; Wendy Slusser, MD; and Amir Mehran, MD Dr. DeUgarte is Surgical Director, UCLA Fit for Healthy Weight Program and Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery for the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California. Dr. Slusser is Medical Director, UCLA Fit for Healthy Weight Program […]

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Two Major Insurers Now Cover Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

| April 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

Two Major Insurers Now Cover Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Aetna, United Healthcare Each Change Policy to Cover Newer Method of Bariatric Surgery GAINESVILLE, Florida—The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) announced its support of recent policy changes by Aetna Inc. and United Healthcare.  The national health insurance giants will now cover laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, […]

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