Bariatric Surgery

February 22, 2011|
Bariatric Surgery by Franco Favretti
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Over the last two decades, obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the world, resulting in suffering and premature death. Morbid obesity is a chronic medical illness that has long-reaching consequences and is caused by multiple factors. Bariatric surgery and other non-invasive procedures in carefully selected patients are effective treatments for obesity. It is the only tool for sustained and effective long-term weight loss. Contents: Selection of Patients and Choice of Operation (J B Dixon); Anaesthesia in Bariatric Surgery (E Pizzirani); Bioenterics Intragastric Balloon (A Genco); Technique of Lap Band (F Favretti et al.); Post-Operative Management of Lap Band Patients (D Ashton); Long Term Results of Lap Band (F Favretti); Treatment of Lap Band Complications (F Favretti et al.); Gastric Bypass Surgery (B Dillemans); Laparoscopic Biliopancreatic Diversion (B Dillemans); Imaging After Bariatric Surgery (J Varghese); Sequential Treatment of Obesity (F Favretti & G Segato); Quality of Life Assessment (M Moorehead) & Effects of Bariatric Surgery on Comorbidities and Quality of Life (S van Cauwenberge & B Dillemans).
Title:Bariatric SurgeryFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:416 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:416 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 0.98 inPublished:February 22, 2011Publisher:World Scientific PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1848165889

ISBN - 13:9781848165885

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