Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: The physician's choice in bariatric surgery

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Abstract

Controversies in Obesity takes the unique approach of assessing the controversies surrounding obesity, thus seeking to debunk the myths and highlight and explore the genuine science, whilst demonstrating areas where there is healthy debate. This book will appeal to primary care physicians, trainees and specialist nurses involved in care of the obese patient, and would be of interest to anyone who wishes to gain a better understanding of the complex nature of obesity and its management.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationControversies in Obesity
EditorsDavid W Haslam, Arya M Sharma, Carel W le Roux
Place of PublicationUK
PublisherSpringer-Verlag London Ltd.
Pages239 - 244
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781447128342
ISBN (Print)9781447128335
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014

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Dixon, J. (2014). Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: The physician's choice in bariatric surgery. In D. W. Haslam, A. M. Sharma, & C. W. le Roux (Eds.), Controversies in Obesity (pp. 239 - 244). Springer-Verlag London Ltd.. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-2834-2_29