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24/09/18 - Community
Probiotics and intestinal health
Bacteria have been known to cause several infections. For that reason, we take antibiotics to get rid of these bacteria. Our aim is to stop the bacteria from spreading and causing unwarranted...
10/09/18 - Community
Book Review
It is a great honour for me to be requested to write an independent review for this book Prevention and Management of Complications in Bariatric Surgery published by Oxford University Press this year...
17/07/18 - Community
Book release
The Minigastric Bypass and its Spanish variant – the One-Anastomosis Gastric Bypass, have been increasing rapidly with experience in Europe and Latin America.  Indeed, the MGB is now the most common...
09/05/18 - Community
ABOM certification
The American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) has announced that more than 580 physicians passed its board certification test administered in February and March 2018, the number of physicians board...
04/05/18 - Community
BARIAlink
Bariatric Surgery is a relatively new surgical sub discipline and is (still) increasing rapidly worldwide, both in total numbers of performed surgical procedures as in scientific interest; the latter...
29/04/19 - Community
Mal Fobi’s Corner
Vertical resection of the stomach to reduce the gastric reservoir in the biliopancreatic diversion operation (BPD) was introduced by Hess in order to decrease the incidence of marginal ulcers in that...
25/02/19 - Community
Mal Fobi’s Corner
Should a bariatric surgeon perform the procedure requested by the patient? I am often asked this question. I have always taken this to be a push back by surgeons who claim they did an operation...
09/10/18 - Community
Bandboozled slimming club
Launched in partnership with The Hospital Group, Bandboozled offers invaluable support and education which are key to getting the full benefit of the weight loss surgery success and achieving weight...

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