Tag: obesity

Obesity’s Effects on Respiratory Mechanics in the Perioperative Period

Obesity’s Effects on Respiratory Mechanics in the Perioperative Period

| May 1, 2015 | 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, FACS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: Obesity’s Effects on Respiratory Mechanics in the Perioperative Period by Geneviève […]

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The Effects of Government Policies, Economic Forces, and Globalization on Worldwide Obesity

The Effects of Government Policies, Economic Forces, and Globalization on Worldwide Obesity

| April 1, 2015 | 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, FACS Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts This month: The Effects of Government Policies, Economic Forces, and Globalization on Worldwide […]

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The American Society of Bariatric Physicians: Obesity Medicine 2015 Offers 30 CME Hours of All-new Content

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

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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Intensive Care Management, Sepsis, and Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome in the Bariatric Patient

Intensive Care Management, Sepsis, and Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome in the Bariatric Patient

| January 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Vivek Bindal, MS, FNB, and Ranjan Sudan, MD Bariatric Times. 2015;12(1):10–14. ABSTRACT Objective: To review the current literature on pathophysiology and challenges in management of the critically ill bariatric patient population. Design: A PubMed search was conducted from 2000 to 2014. Key words used included “intensive care,” “bariatric surgery,” and “morbid obesity.” Results: Patients […]

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

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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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