Louis GI Lab, St. Louis, MO St. Joseph Endoscopy Center, LLC, St. Peters, MO St. Joseph Memorial Hospital Endoscopy Department, Murphysboro, IL The Endoscopic Oncology Middle at the Moffitt Cancers Middle, Tampa, FL Trinity INFIRMARY G.I actually. Lab-Birmingham, Alabama, Birmingham, AL Wesley Long Endoscopy, Greensboro, NC.. ASGE Endoscopy Unit Reputation Plan honors 21 endoscopy devices for quality and basic safety The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy has recognized 21 endoscopy units as part of its program specifically dedicated to promoting quality in endoscopy, in every settings where it really is practiced in the United States. The ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition System honors endoscopy systems that follow the ASGE recommendations on privileging, quality assurance, endoscope reprocessing and CDC infection control guidelines.Dr. Mitchell Roslin, chief of obesity surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, said, After medical procedures the metabolic rate falls and that opposes pounds loss, so that you can be eating less than you used to and commence to regain weight significantly. No matter what the operation is, the physical body wants to get back to its original weight. Dr. Anita Courcoulas, chief of the Section of Minimally Invasive Bariatric and General Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, said, There are still critical gaps in knowledge about the long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery. In most bariatric surgery studies, including this one, the prices of complete follow-up of patients are low, she said.