M., Michalik
September 2016
Plastic Surgery & Burns / Chirurgia Plastyczna i Oparzenia;2016, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p123
Academic Journal
History: 2003 - letter of intent of the initiative group to ZG TChP - the necessity of the creation of the Bariatric and Metabolic Section. 2005 - creation of the Bariatric and Metabolic Section of TChP - the first chairman: prof. Edward Stanowski (Warsaw); successive chairmans: Mariusz Wyleżoł, Jacek Dadan, Maciej Michalik. Aim: changing the group of bariatric surgeons - enthusiasts on the professional system of treating an obese patient. Activity: the organization of the Annual Conferences of the Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery; development and dissemination of the consent to medical treatment for bariatric surgery; translation and publication of the operational protocols; a series of publications/interpretation of knowledge in the field of bariatric and metabolic surgery in „Progress of Medical Sciences"; elaboration of the first Polish Bariatric Recommendations (Rzucewo 2009); for the first time in Poland - since the times of Mieszko I - in the catalog of procedures written procedure for the surgical treatment of obesity; report HTA, expertises for the AOTM&T, discussion with the Minister of Health, talks with the patients associations and the National Health Fund; adopted and published Recommendations of contemporary bariatric and metabolic surgery - corresponding with the guidelines IFSO (International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity) and EASO (European Association for the Study of Obesity & European Congress on Obesity) Stare Jablonki/Dorotowo 2016; established the Academy of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery with an innovative curriculum for 150 persons/2 years - 2017 to 2018; bariatric teams; purchased sets of books for the 12 leading bariatric centers in Poland: "The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery" and "Obesity Surgery - Patient Safety and Best Practices" - the unification of conduct established a commission for the "Standards for treatment of the obesity" (Dorotowo 2016).


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