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ASMBS Pediatric Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Guidelines

Published August 2018

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Janey S.A. Pratt, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.M.B.S., Allen Browne, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P., Nancy T. Browne, M.S., P.P.C.N.P.-B.C., C.B.N., F.A.A.N.P., Matias Bruzoni, M.D., F.A.C.S., Megan Cohen, Ph.D., Ashish Desai, M.D., F.R.C.S, F.E.B.P.S., M.Ch. (Paed) (India), Thomas Inge, M.D., Ph.D., Bradley C. Linden, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P., F.A.S.M.B.S., Samer G. Mattar, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.R.C.S., F.A.S.M.B.S., Marc Michalsky, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P., David Podkameni, M.D., F.A.C.S., Kirk W. Reichard, M.B.A., M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.,…

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ASMBS Updated Position Statement on Bariatric Surgery in Class I Obesity

Published August 2018

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Ali Aminian, Julietta Chang, Stacy A. Brethauer, Julie J. Kim, for the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Clinical Issues Committee

Preamble

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) issued a position statement on the role of bariatric surgery in class I obesity in 2012 [1]. That statement was developed in response to inquiries made to the ASMBS by society members, physicians, patients, hospitals,…

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Updated Position Statement on Sleeve Gastrectomy as a Bariatric Procedure

Published August 2017

The Clinical Issues Committee and Executive Council of ASMBS have determined that the emergence of sleeve gastrectomy (SG) as the most commonly performed bariatric procedure in the world, and warrants an updated position statement. Recommendations are made based on published, peer-reviewed scientific evidence and expert opinion. This statement is not intended to be, and should not be construed as, stating or establishing a local, regional, or national standard of care for any bariatric procedure.

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Care Pathway for Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Published June 2017

The Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QIPS) Committee hypothesized that collecting and sharing established successful pathways could ultimately provide a valuable resource to support new programs as well as help existing programs improve patient safety.

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Position Statement on Postprandial Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia after Bariatric Surgery

Published March 2017

Prepared by Dan Eisenberg, M.D., M.S., Dan E. Azagury, M.D., Saber Ghiassi, M.D., Brandon T. Grover, D.O., Julie J. Kim, M.D.

The following position statement is issued by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) for the purpose of enhancing quality of care in metabolic and bariatric surgery. In this statement, suggestions for management are presented that are derived from available knowledge, peer-reviewed scientific literature, and expert opinion. This was accomplished by…

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Position Statement on Single-Anastomosis Duodenal Switch

Published May 2016

Prepared by Julie Kim, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.M.B.S.,* on behalf of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Clinical Issues Committee

Preamble

The following statement is issued by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) in response to numerous inquiries made to the Society by patients, physicians, society members, hospitals, and others regarding single-anastomosis duodenal switch as a primary treatment for obesity or metabolic disease. This recommendation is based on current clinical…

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Lipids and bariatric procedures Part 2 of 2: scientific statement from the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), the National Lipid Association (NLA), and Obesity Medicine Association (OMA)

Published May 2016

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NOTE: Part 1 is originally published with the lipid association.

Prepared by Harold Bays, M.D., F.T.O.S., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.E., F.N.L.A., Shanu N. Kothari, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.M.B.S., Dan E. Azagury, M.D., Ninh T. Nguyen, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.M.B.S., Terry A. Jacobson, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.N.L.A., Carl Orringer, M,D., Deborah B. Horn, D.O., M.P.H., Diplomate A.B.O.M., John M. Morton, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.M.B.S., Eric C. Westman, M.D., M.H.S., Diplomate A.B.O.M., Peter H….

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Preoperative Supervised Weight Loss Requirements

Published April 2016

In 2011, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) published a position statement on preoperative weight loss requirements [1]. This statement was developed in response to inquiries made to the ASMBS by patients, physicians, hospitals, health insurance payers, the media, and others regarding the need for and efficacy of insurance mandated preoperative weight loss requirements before undergoing bariatric surgery. In the evolving field of bariatric surgery, it is periodically necessary to provide updated position statements…

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Alcohol Use Before and After Bariatric Surgery

Published February 2016

Prepared by Manish Parikh, M.D., Jason M. Johnson, Naveen Ballem, M.D.

The following position statement is issued by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) for the purpose of enhancing quality of care in bariatric surgery. In this statement, suggestions for management are presented that are derived from available knowledge, peer-reviewed scientific literature, and expert opinion. This was accomplished by performing a systematic review of currently available literature regarding alcohol consumption (both…

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