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Preoperative Evaluation of Bariatric Surgery Patients

By Gurdeep S. Matharoo, Erika Renick, John N. Afthinos, Tracey Straker and Karen E. Gibbs

Submitted: September 12th 2013Reviewed: April 18th 2014Published: October 1st 2014

DOI: 10.5772/58605

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Gurdeep S. Matharoo, Erika Renick, John N. Afthinos, Tracey Straker and Karen E. Gibbs (October 1st 2014). Preoperative Evaluation of Bariatric Surgery Patients, Essentials and Controversies in Bariatric Surgery Chih-Kun Huang, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/58605. Available from:

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