Bariatric Times

JAN 2017

A peer-reviewed, evidence-based journal that promotes clinical development and metabolic insights in total bariatric patient care for the healthcare professional

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C l i n i c a l D e v e l o p m e n t s a n d M e t a b o l i c I n s i g h t s i n T o t a l B a r i a t r i c P a t i e n t C a r e Volume 14, Number 1 January 2017 A P e e r - R e v i e w e d P u b l i c a t i o n W W W . B A R I A T R I C T I M E S . C O M LIKE us on Facebook • FOLLOW us on Twitter • CONNECT with us on LinkedIn Presorted Standard U.S. Postage PAID Lebanon Junction, KY Permit #344 DOWNLOAD OR UPDATE THE BARIATRIC TIMES APP TODAY! ITunes Google (Android) Download the BT app for your mobile device! Scan this QR code with your QR reader for the digital edition of Bariatric Times. of Bariatric Surgery THIS MONTH: ANESTHETIC ASPECTS TIPPING THE SCALES IN 2016: A NEW LOOK AT REGIONAL ANESTHESIA, NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKADE, AND OPIOIDS IN THE PATIENT WITH OBESITY In a city in the midst of celebrating the Cubs National League (and eventual World Series) Championship, the International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient (ISPCOP) held its 5th annual symposium during the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) annual meeting. ISPCOP is an international society with a mission to promote excellence in clinical management, education, and research regarding the care of patients with morbid obesity during the perioperative period. ISPCOP membership is mostly composed of interested anesthesiologists. C OLUMN EDITOR Stephanie B. Jones, MD Dr. Jones is Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School and Vice Chair for Education, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts. 5 th Annual Symposium of the International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient (ISPCOP) by PATRICK ZIEMANN-GIMMEL, MD; AND ROMAN SCHUMANN, MD Page 18 Page 10 REVIEW INTRODUCTION There are multiple health-related effects of obesity called comorbidities which are associated with increased morbidity, mortality, and decreased quality of life. In addition to being a major contributor to chronic illnesses, obesity is associated with diseases of the cardiovascular system. When the BMI is ≥ 30kg/m 2 , there is an association with increased risk of heart failure, myocardial infarction, premature atherosclerosis, and reduced survival because of cardiovascular deaths. 1,2 In 2009, the American Heart Association scientific advisory noted that the prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD) and the associated risk factors are increased in patients with obesity. The scientific advisory was published to inform surgeons, consulting physicians, and anesthesiologists of the association with cardiac and pulmonary diseases, which may negatively impact the outcome of any noncardiac surgery. 3 The association between the degree of obesity and the incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) was re-examined in 5,209 men and women in the original Framingham study. T h e C a r d i o v a s c u l a r S y s t e m : I m p l i c a t i o n s o f O b e s i t y o n t h e B o d y S y s t e m a n d R e s o l u t i o n o f D i s e a s e P r o c e s s e s F o l l o w i n g B a r i a t r i c S u r g e r y by DERRICK CETIN, DO, and ELIE NASR, BA EDITORIAL MESSAGES ................3 Guest Editorial from Dr. Raul J. Rosenthal: 2 017: Looking Toward Developing Different Strategies to Better Communicate, Inform, and Educate the Public and the Medical Community A Message from Dr. Christopher Still: Less Added Sugar, Health Outcome Measurements, More Utilization of Metabolic Surgery, and Diabetes Prevention Programs among Expectations for the Year Ahead Also Inside JO U RNA L W A TCH .... .... .... .... .... .16 SYMPO SIU M PRE VIE W . .... .... .... .20 The 16 th A nnua l Surgery of the Foregut Symposium Plus: International Consensus on Revisional Bariatric/Metabolic Interventions (ICC-RBMI) Sessions Plus: The 4th Annual International Congress of Fluorescent Guided Imaging Surgery ASMBS FOUNDATION UPDATE .. .22 plus Meet the Board: An Interview with Dr. Stacy Brethauer NEWS AND TRENDS .... .... .... .... .24 CALENDAR OF EVENTS ................25 MARKETPLACE ...........................26 AD INDEX ....................................26

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