Tag: obesity

Advancements in Obesity Treatment for the Low BMI Patient Population: Part 2

| December 10, 2014

This column investigates current research in the surgical and clinical aspects of obesity treatment and educates bariatric care professionals on the most up-to-date information on emerging technologies in the field. Part 2: The Outside the United States Perspective An Interview with Gontrand López-Nava, MD Bariatric Endoscopy Unit, Madrid Sanchinarro University Hospital, Madrid, Spain Theodore Ngatchu, […]

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Contrave: A New Tool for the Medical Weight Loss Community

| December 10, 2014

This column is dedicated to providing information on the medical management of obesity, which includes diet, exercise, behavioral change, and medication. Column Editors: Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-Medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, Scottsdale, Arizona Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program […]

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Advancements in Obesity Treatment for the Low BMI Patient Population: Part 1

| November 2, 2014

This column investigates current research in the surgical and clinical aspects of obesity treatment and educates bariatric care professionals on the most up-to-date information on emerging technologies in the field. Part 1: The United States Perspective An Interview with Natan Zundel, MD, FACS, FASMBS Vice-Chairman, Department of Surgery, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States […]

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The State of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery in Germany

| September 17, 2014

Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Trends Around the World The state of obesity and bariatric surgery varies from country to country. In this series, authors from around the world discuss obesity and bariatrics in their country, answering questions on the most recent trends, most frequently performed procedures, access to care, health coverage, requirements, accreditation, and cultural […]

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Bovine Pericardium in Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction in Patients with Obesity or Morbid Obesity

| September 17, 2014

The Hole in the Wall Column Editor: Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, Associate Director of the Bariatric Institute and Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida, and Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, Florida International University. Dedicated to providing a venue for interactive exchange of ideas, interesting topics, and surgical pearls from experts in […]

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Extreme Obesity, Surgical Weight Loss, and Cardiovascular Health

| August 10, 2014

by Peter N. Benotti, MD, The Obesity Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. ABSTRACT Severe obesity is a well-known risk factor for atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. Obesity is also a defining characteristic of the metabolic syndrome, a group of conditions associated with metabolic dysfunction and cardiovascular risk. The cardiovascular abnormalities that occur as a consequence […]

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Worldwide Obesity: Changing the Trend

| August 10, 2014

by Wendy Scinta, MD, MS Dr. Scinta is Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program for Childhood Obesity, Fayetteville, New York; Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York. Dr. Scinta is also Chief Medical Officer of 3 Pound Health, LLC. Bariatric Times. 2014;11(8):12–14. There is no question that […]

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The American Society of Bariatric Physicians Annual Fall Symposium: Overcoming Obesity: Diagnose. Personalize. Treat.

| August 10, 2014

Medical Methods in Obesity Treatment This column is dedicated to providing information on the medical management of obesity, which includes diet, exercise, behavioral change, and medication. Column Editors: Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/ Co-Medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, Scottsdale, Arizona Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP Medical Director, Medical […]

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The State of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery in Austria

| August 10, 2014

Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Trends Around the World The state of obesity and bariatric surgery varies from country to country. In this series, authors from around the world discuss obesity and bariatrics in their country, answering questions on the most recent trends, most frequently performed procedures, access to care, health coverage, requirements, accreditation, and cultural […]

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Orthostatic Intolerance Following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy for Morbid Obesity

| July 10, 2014

by Wasef Abu-Jaish, MD, FACS; Reshma Patel, MD; and Mohammad Jafferji, MS IV Dr. Abu-Jaish is Ass. Professor of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine; Co-Director of Bariatric Surgery Program, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Minimally Invasive And Bariatric Surgery, Burlington,Vermont. Dr. Reshma Patel is a surgical resident, Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont […]

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