Tag: Venous thromboembolism

Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in the Bariatric Patient:  A Review of the Literature

Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in the Bariatric Patient: A Review of the Literature

| December 1, 2015

by Salvatore Docimo, Jr., DO, MS Salvatore Docimo, Jr., DO, MS, is Clinical Instructor and Fellow, Department of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania. Bariatric Times. 2015;12(12):18–22. ABSTRACT Patients undergoing bariatric surgery are at an increased risk for venous thromboembolism. Despite this elevated risk, no standardized risk assessment tools […]

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Checklist #21 Gastric Venous Thromboembolism after Bariatric Surgery

| June 11, 2014

by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS Column Editor Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times, Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director, The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; Director, General Surgery Residency Program and Fellowship in […]

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Filters and Heparins in Bariatric Surgery: What’s the Verdict?

| December 23, 2010 | 1 Comment

by Amir Mehran, MD, and Taylor Ruggiero Author Affiliation: Dr. Mehran and Ms. Ruggiero are from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Department of Surgery, Los Angeles, California. Financial Disclosure: Dr. Mehran and Ms. Ruggiero report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2010;7(12):8–11

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