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bariatrics

[‚ba·rē′a‚triks]
(medicine)
A branch of medicine that deals with the treatment of obesity.
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Leading bariatric surgeons from USA, Spain and UAE joined the session through internet and addressed the gathering about various aspects of metabolic surgery.
Varban said it will come as no surprise to bariatric surgeons that the likelihood of attaining the target 1-year BMI varied according to the type of bariatric surgery: Compared to patients who underwent adjustable laparoscopic banding, the success rate was 19-fold higher with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, 7.
Joshua Pfeiffer, a bariatric surgeon with PeaceHealth Medical Group, who will discuss how managing obesity relates to diabetes.
This gives us evidence that even for older patients there is a survival benefit," and that it extends to men, says Guilherme Campos, a bariatric surgeon at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who wasn't involved in the study.
Bariatric surgeon Jonathan Barry claims the number of people suffering the knock-on effects of weight problems is "spiralling out of control".
As a consultant bariatric surgeon, I meet individuals struggling with weight on a daily basis.
a bariatric surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, asserted that their study showed that 80 percent of the diabetic patients still control their blood glucose five years after their bariatric surgery.
Writing in The Royal College of Surgeons Bulletin, Sally Norton, a consultant bariatric surgeon, warned: "Failure to provide required imaging may lead to delay in diagnosis or inappropriate surgery - and, occasionally, inquiries into the potential use of veterinary or zoological scanners, with resultant loss of dignity for the patient.
Anita Courcoulas, a bariatric surgeon from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center who wrote a commentary accompanying the new research.
Sean Woodcock, lead bariatric surgeon at North Tyneside Hospital, claims "surgery pays for itself within one year to 18 months" as the resulting weight loss reduces the need for medication.
Health Fat Surgeons (Really, 9pm) ONE of the stars of the show, Doctor Chris Pring, sums it all up: "I'm a bariatric surgeon, and I work in the UK's largest practice of bariatric surgery; we operate on about four to five hundred patients a year," he explains.
Shaw Somers, specialist consultant gastrointestinal and bariatric surgeon, Lucy Jones, who is senior specialist dietitian at the Whittington Hospital, North London and general practitioner Dr Giovanni Miletto, below, are all on hand to offer detailed consultations and assign certain foods to diets, or simply advise that they be left out completely.