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Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium: Part VII
This month’s articles focus on ACS quality and safety programs in metabolic surgery and accreditation of metabolic surgery centers.
American College of Surgeons quality and safety programs in metabolic surgery
The College’s commitment to continuing quality improvement and its ongoing efforts to improve the care of the metabolic and bariatric surgical patient are outlined.
The American College of Surgeons and accreditation of metabolic surgery
The impact of the ACS and ASMBS efforts to promote patient safety through the development and maintenance of the MBSAQIP is summarized.
Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium Part VI
This month’s articles focus on the role of the NIH in metabolic surgery, and improvements in the accreditation of centers through advocacy-related efforts.
The role of the NIH in the development of metabolic and bariatric surgery
The findings of NIH-supported clinical trials, including Look AHEAD and LABS studies, are identified as are future research objectives.
Advocacy in action: Bariatric and metabolic surgery
The efforts to improve patient access to quality metabolic surgical care through advocacy-related initiatives are described.
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
Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium—Part IV
This month’s articles focus on bariatric surgery and psychiatry, and neurologic metabolic surgery.
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.
Neurologic metabolic surgery: A review
Identifies the development and potential challenges of neuromodulatory therapies in treating obesity and its comorbidities.
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.
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.
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
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.
Definition and history of metabolic surgery
This paper, presented at the 2018 Metabolic Surgery Symposium, describes the evolution of metabolic surgery.
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 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.
Looking forward – October 2017
Dr. Hoyt’s column provides an overview of the Metabolic Surgery Symposium, August 9–10 in Chicago, IL, which featured sessions on how surgeons’ understanding of morbid obesity and its treatment have evolved.