Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, An Issue of Surgical Clinics
A comprehensive review of bariatric and metabolic surgery for the general surgery! Topics include: The obesity epidemic/economic impact and diabetes epidemic/economic impact, physiology of obesity/diabetes, physiology of weight loss surgery, history of bariatric surgery, laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, biliopancreatic diversion/duodenal switch, laparoscopic gastric bypass, complications of laparoscopic adjustable gastric binding, complications of laparoscopic gastric bypass, outcomes/comparative effectiveness studies, co-morbidity reduction data, economic impact of bariatric surgery, adolescent bariatric surgery, revisional bariatric surgery, the future of bariatric surgery, and more!
By Shanu Kothari, MD, Department of Surgery, Gundersen Lutheran Health System, LaCrosse, WI
- Imprint: Saunders
- ISBN: 978-1-4557-1044-7
- Copyright: 2011