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Some questions a physician may be asked from a bariatric surgery candidate

Bariatric Candidate Questions and Concerns

Howard Simon, MD, Director, Newly Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, State University Hospital Syracuse, discusses the questions and concerns patients have before undergoing bariatric surgery. References and Resources Larsen M, Polat F, Stook FP, Oostenbroek RJ, Plaisier PW, Hesp WL. Satisfaction and...
William Chey, MD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, discusses how to test for eradication of H. Pylori. References and Resources Siddique I, Al-Mekhaizeem K, Alateeqi N, Memon A, Hasan F. Diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori: Improving the Sensitivity of...
The FDA has approved natalizumab (Tysabri) for the treatment of moderate-to-severe Crohn’s disease in patients with evidence of inflammation who have had an inadequate response to, or are unable to tolerate, conventional Crohn’s disease therapies. References and Resources FDA Approves...