Edited by world-renowned bariatric surgeons, this comprehensive reference provides a clear overview of multidisciplinary approaches to bariatric surgery and clearly details the techniques and outcomes of commonly performed bariatric operations, potential complications associated with bariatric surgery, and practices in long-term follow-up and nutritional management.
Physiology of Obesity. The Disease of Morbid Obesity: Epidemiology and Comorbidities. Dietary/Behavioral Treatment of Obesity. Preoperative Evaluation and Intraoperative Care of the Obese. Essentials of a Bariatric Surgery Program. Nutritional Aspects of Bariatric Surgery. Laparoscopic Vertical Banded Gastroplasty. Gastric Bypass Surgery for Obesity. Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass. Malabsorptive Surgery for Obesity. Laparoscopic Biliopancreatic Bypass with Duodenal Switch. Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding. Outcomes of Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding. Perioperative Complications and Management. Postoperative Follow-up and Nutritional Management