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Book Pages: 333 - Publish Date: 2005 - Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Description: Featuring more than 160 illustrations—over 90 in full color—this volume is a complete how-to guide to the three major types of laparoscopic surgical procedures for severe obesity: laparoscopic restrictive procedures, laparoscopic restrictive/malabsorptive procedures, and laparoscopic revisional surgery. The book offers patient selection and patient counseling guidelines, addresses the psycholo...
Book Pages: 200 - Publish Date: 2009-01-01 - Publisher: American Dietetic Associati
Description: This user-friendly pocket guide provides evidence-based data on the pre and post-operative nutrition care issues surrounding this increasingly popular weight management tool. Topics include: * Weight loss surgery overview. * The Nutrition Care Process. * Co-morbidity issues. * Long-term care post surgery. * Sample PES statements throughout.
Book Pages: 396 - Publish Date: 2011 - Publisher: World Scientific
Description: 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 ...
Book Pages: 225 - Publish Date: 2018-04-26 - Publisher: Springer
Description: This text focuses on the complications following bariatric surgery. The focus is on the immediate and long term complications that would be important to both the general surgeon and those surgeons with specialty experience in bariatric surgery. Sections address the nutritional deficiencies following bariatric surgery with specific attention to Roux en Y gastric bypass and pancreatico-biliary diver...
Book Pages: 166 - Publish Date: 2007-12-11 - Publisher: Routledge
Description: This book provides mental health professionals with a basic overview of the types of procedures involved in bariatric surgery and the specific psychological impacts such operations can have on their patients. It also serves as a valuable resource to surgeons, nurses, doctors, and support staff who are involved in the medical treatment of obesity, but who may have little background in the psychosocial implications of their work. An accompanying questionnaire is available at http://www.eatingdisordersarena.com/resources/EDQ.pdf
Book Pages: 280 - Publish Date: 2008-11-24 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Description: Bariatric surgery is an increasingly common procedure, but far from an easy one. Patient assessment and selection must be careful. Complications can arise quite often. Training levels can be uneven among clinicians. The SAGES Manual of Bariatric Surgery bridges the gaps and serves as a practical and concise starting point for the surgeon adding these procedures to his skill set.
Author(s): Michael Korenkov
Book Pages: 217 - Publish Date: 2012-01-03 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Description: The increasing prevalence of obesity in many countries means that it should now be considered a pandemic. It is widely recognized that obesity increases the risk of a variety of life-threatening conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, and hypertension. Bariatric surgery is often the most effective way to treat such morbid obesity. Nevertheless, while various bariatric procedures have been p...
Book Pages: 544 - Publish Date: 2015-03-03 - Publisher: Springer
Description: The second edition of Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of this field, and it serves as a valuable resource for clinicians, surgeons and researchers with an interest in minimally invasive bariatric surgery. Additionally, the second edition includes new features that will benefit the resident, fellow, or bariatric surgeon new to the field. Specif...
Book Pages: 300 - Publish Date: 2016-02-29 - Publisher: World Scientific
Description: The intent of the book is to provide readers with a summary of the obesity problem with specific focus on the metabolic health issues (ie, diabetes mellitus), obstructive sleep apnea, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and the psychological effects of obesity. This will provide readers with an understanding of the commonly performed operations for obesity along with evidence-based outcomes, nutriti...
Book Pages: 76 - Publish Date: 2008-08 - Publisher: Lulu.com
Description: An in-depth study of the nutritional approach after bariatric surgery