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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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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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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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