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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 ACS headquarters, Chicago, IL.

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January 4, 2019

Editor’s note: 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. Following are the first two articles in the series:  “Definition and history of metabolic and bariatric surgery” and “Surgery and the Gordian knot of metabolic syndrome.” Be sure to read the February issue for articles on advances in metabolic and bariatric surgery and insulin as an outmoded therapy for type 2 diabetes.