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Bariatric Surgery

From the Non-Surgical Approach to the Post-Surgery Individual Care

Edited by Nieves Saiz-Sapena

University of Valencia


Juan Miguel Oviedo

General University Hospital of Valencia

Written by experts in the field of bariatrics, this edited volume reviews the multidisciplinary process of treating the obese patient, from the reception of the obese patient and their dietary, social, and psychological evaluations to individual management, discharge, and follow-up. It offers a holistic approach, providing the knowledge required to implement treatment effectively. Chapters cover surgical procedures in the abdomen, physical exercise, psychological and social support, nutritional strategies, and pharmacologic options. This book is a valuable resource for physicians, surgeons, bariatric anesthesiologists, nutritionists, psychologists, nurses, physical therapy specialists, and others involved in the care of obese and overweight patients.

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Bariatric SurgeryFrom the Non-Surgical Approach to the Post-Surgery Individual CareEdited by Nieves Saiz-Sapena

Published: October 27th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87626

ISBN: 978-1-83968-174-5

Print ISBN: 978-1-83968-173-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-175-2

Copyright year: 2021

Books open for chapter submissions

1656 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

6 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Bariatric Surgery - Not Alone on This Long Road

By Nieves Saiz-Sapena and Juan Miguel Oviedo


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2. Subcutaneous Adipose Stem Cells in Obesity: The Impact of Bariatric Surgery

By Veronica Mocanu, Daniel V. Timofte and Ioana Hristov


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3. Psychological Considerations for Bariatric Surgery

By Anna Guerrini Usubini, Roberto Cattivelli, Valentina Villa, Giorgia Varallo, Valentina Granese, Giada Pietrabissa, Gian Mauro Manzoni, Gianluca Castelnuovo and Enrico Molinari


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4. Nutritional Deficiencies Post Bariatric Surgery: A Forgotten Area Impacting Long-Term Success and Quality of Life

By Wahiba Elhag and Walid El Ansari


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5. Bariatric Surgery—from the Non-surgical Approach to the Post-Surgery Individual Care: Role of Endoscopy in Bariatric Therapy

By Dörte Wichmann, Dietmar Stüker, Ulrich Schweizer, Alfred Königsrainer and Rami Archid


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6. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: Outcomes, Safety and Complications

By Wahiba Elhag and Walid El Ansari


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7. Sleeve-Plus Procedures in Asia: Duodenojejunal Bypass and Proximal Jejunal Bypass

By Michelle Bernadette C. Lim-Loo, Chih-Kun Huang, Valerie Chan and Kathleen Chua


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8. Weight Regain and Insufficient Weight Loss after Bariatric Surgery: A Call for Action

By Wahiba Elhag and Walid El Ansari


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9. From Prehab to Rehab: The Functional Restoration of a Bariatric Individual

By Anwar Suhaimi and Brenda Saria Yuliawiratman


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