Affiliation: Tufts-New England Medical Center
- Behavioral and psychological factors in the assessment and treatment of obesity surgery patientsIsaac Greenberg
Obesity Consult Center, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, Tufts NEMC 900, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Obes Res 13:244-9. 2005..To provide evidence-based guidelines on the psychological and behavioral screening of weight loss surgery (WLS) candidates and the impact of psychosocial factors on behavior change after gastric bypass surgery...
- Behavioral and psychological care in weight loss surgery: best practice updateIsaac Greenberg
Department of Psychiatry, Tufts School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:880-4. 2009..Key factors in patient safety include comprehensive preoperative evaluation, use of appropriate and reliable evaluation instruments, and the development of short- and long-term treatment plans...
- Expert panel on weight loss surgery: executive report updateGeorge L Blackburn
Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:842-62. 2009..We expect them to have far-reaching effects of the development of health care policy and the practice of WLS...