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Metabolic Surgery Symposium

Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium Part V

This month’s articles focus on metabolic surgery in private practice and how metabolic surgery procedures vary internationally.

Metabolic surgery in private practice

Private practitioners played a major role in the evolution of advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery training. Academic physicians were disinterested in addressing obesity and were confronted with the distressing outcomes that followed the intestinal bypass. The private sector, with its marked surgeon autonomy and innovative mindset, was far more ready to accept early reports describing […]

Metabolic surgery: Procedures vary internationally

Figure 13. SG with jejunoileostomy anastomosis

Metabolic Surgery Symposium

Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium—Part IV

This month’s articles focus on bariatric surgery and psychiatry, and neurologic metabolic surgery.

Metabolic Surgery Symposium

Bariatric surgery and psychiatry: A review

The links between bariatric surgery and psychiatry are assessed, including potential changes induced by the pharmacokinetics of medicine and concerns related to altering the vagus nerve to treat severe depression.

Metabolic Surgery Symposium

Neurologic metabolic surgery: A review

Identifies the development and potential challenges of neuromodulatory therapies in treating obesity and its comorbidities.

Metabolic Surgery Symposium

Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium Part III

This month’s articles focus on advances in metabolic and bariatric surgery and insulin as an outmoded therapy for type 2 diabetes.

Metabolic Surgery Symposium

Bariatric metabolic surgery: Advances continue

This article reviews the range of metabolic procedures being performed and the long-term outcomes of each and highlights the safety profile of these procedures since the establishment of large data registries and accreditation programs.

Metabolic Surgery Symposium

Insulin: The wrong therapy for type 2 diabetes Lessons learned from a half century of metabolic surgery

The benefits of metabolic surgery versus  insulin therapy for treating type 2 diabetes mellitus are identified.

Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium Part II

Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium Part II

The Bulletin is publishing the collected papers from the Metabolic Surgery Symposium, which took place in August 2017 at the American College of Surgeons (ACS) headquarters, Chicago, IL.

Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium Part II

Definition and history of metabolic surgery

This paper, presented at the 2018 Metabolic Surgery Symposium, describes the evolution of metabolic surgery.

Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium Part II

Surgery and the Gordian knot of metabolic syndrome

This paper, presented at the 2018 Metabolic Surgery Symposium, identifies the role of bariatric surgery in treating multiple expressions of metabolic syndrome.

Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium

Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium Part I

The introductory remarks, preface, and table of contents for the collected papers from the Metabolic Surgery Symposium, which will be published in the January issue of the Bulletin, are presented.

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