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Advanced Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

Edited by Chih-Kun Huang

China Medical University, Taiwan

Bariatric surgery has gained importance in the last 20 years because of the high prevalence of global obesity, and the vast understating of the physiological and pathological aspects of obesity and associated metabolic syndromes. This book has been written by a number of highly outstanding authors and pioneering bariatric surgeons from all over the world. The intended audience for this book includes all medical professionals involved in caring for bariatric patients. The chapters cover the choice of operation, preoperative preparation including psychological aspect, postoperative care and management of complication. It also extends to concept and result of metabolic surgery and scarless bariatric surgery.

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Advanced Bariatric and Metabolic SurgeryEdited by Chih-Kun Huang

Published: February 29th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1066

ISBN: 978-953-307-926-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6764-8

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

43684 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

8 Web of Science Citations

17 Dimensions Citations


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1. Surgical Procedures to Achieve Weight Loss

By Roman Grinberg, John N. Afthinos and Karen E. Gibbs


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2. Effect of Obesity on Circulating Adipokines and Their Expression in Omental Adipose Tissue of Female Bariatric Surgery Patients

By John N. Fain


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3. The Economic Impact of Bariatric Surgery

By Anke-Peggy Holtorf, Harald Rinde, Frederic Rupprecht, Henry Alder and Diana Brixner


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4. Medical Assessment and Preparation of Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery

By Wen Bun Leong and Shahrad Taheri


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5. Rethinking the Preoperative Psychological Evaluation – A New Paradigm for Improved Outcomes and Predictive Power

By Susan F. Franks and Kathryn A. Kaiser


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6. Bariatric Surgery – Anesthesiologic Concerns

By Johan Raeder


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7. Gastric Banding and Bypass for Morbid Obesity – Preoperative Assessment, Operative Techniques and Postoperative Monitoring

By Brane Breznikar, Dejan Dinevski and Milan Zorman


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8. BPD and BPD-DS Concerns and Results

By Francesco Saverio Papadia, Hosam Elghadban, Andrea Weiss, Corrado Parodi and Francesca Pagliardi


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9. Body Weight and Energy Intake and Expenditure in Bariatric Surgery

By Maria Rita Marques de Oliveira, Patrícia Fátima Sousa Novais, Karina Rodrigues Quesada, Carolina Leandro de Souza, Irineu Rasera Junior and Celso Vieira de Souza Leite


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10. Origins for Micronutrient Deficiencies

By Anyea S. Lovette, Timothy R. Shope and Timothy R. Koch


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11. Foot Drop as a Complication of Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery – Is It Preventable?

By Frank J. M. Weyns, Frauke Beckers, Linda Vanormelingen, Marjan Vandersteen and Erik Niville


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12. Diabetes Improvement Following Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

By Rodolfo Lahsen, Marcos Berry and Patricio Lamoza


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13. Bariatric Surgery on Obese Type 2 Diabetes Patients

By Junichirou Mori, Yoshihiko Sato and Mitsuhisa Komatsu


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14. Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery for Asians

By Kazunori Kasama, Yosuke Seki and Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi


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15. Robotic-Assisted Bariatric Surgery

By Ulises Garza, Angela Echeverria and Carlos Galvani


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16. Scarless Bariatric Surgery

By Chih-Kun Huang, Rajat Goel and Satish Pattanshetti


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