Chih-Kun Huang

China Medical UniversityTaiwan

Dr. Huang, Chih-Kun is the director of B.M.I Surgery center and also International Minimally Invasive Surgery Training Center of E-Da hospital in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. He is also the president of Taiwan Obesity Support Association (T.O.S.A) and also the founding Chairman of International Excellence Federation for Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery(I.E.F). Dr Huang has been devoted to minimally invasive surgery and bariatric surgery for 10 years. And he finished 1st single incision trans-umbilical laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in 2008 and 1st laparoscopic adjustable gastric banded plication in 2009 in the world. His center was also designated as 1st International Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery (I.C.E) in Asia-Pacific area in 2009. Because of the contribution and devotion, he was awarded of Endos Award in Medical Science & Technology in 2010 and International Award of ASMBS in 2011.He is also the founding Chairman of International Excellence Federation for Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery.

2books edited

4chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Chih-Kun Huang

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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