Tag Archives: bariatric

A Recent Grad on Robotics in Gen Surg

Discussion with Dr Kunoor Jain-Spangler, a recent graduate of fellowship training in minimally invasive bariatric surgery.
“[Patients] tend to fixate on this fascinating new technology.”
Topics: when and when not to use the robot in foregut surgery, patient demand, ergonomic advantage, training …

The First MOOC for Surgical Education

Op Report with Tim Mauri of Ethicon, who has created a massive open online course in bariatric surgery. More about this course and the Metabolic Applied Research Strategy here. This is not a sponsored post.

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Pre-Op Model Provides a Tool to Identify Bariatric Patients at Risk…

Pre-op model provides a tool to identify bariatric patients at risk of in-hospital mortality
This study aimed to evaluate the factors capable of predicting perioperative mortality based on preoperative characteristics using the ACS-NSQIP database. The study identified 44,408 patients (79 % …

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Long-Term Follow-Up of Malignancy Biomarkers…

Long-Term Follow-Up of Malignancy Biomarkers in Patients with Barrett’s Esophagus Undergoing Medical or Surgical Treatment
This study aimed to compare validated biomarkers of malignancy between 2 groups of patients with Barrett’s esophagus (BE) undergoing medical or surgical treatment. 20 patients were …