Nutritional outcomes of bariatric surgery

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Leaders in the field present today s most comprehensive coverage of bariatric surgery, one of the most promising current treatments for the growing global epidemic of overweight and obesity. This brand new resource begins with a through examination of the history, incidence, demography, etiology, biology, comorbidities, longevity, and social and economic implications of obesity. It then discusses pre-, peri-, and postoperative issues of importance before examining the evolution of bariatric procedures. Individual chapters present the best surgical approaches, their outcomes, and other considerations involved in this surgical approach.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSurgical Management of Obesity
EditorsHenry Buchwald, George Cowan Jr, Walter Pories
Place of PublicationUS
Pages357 - 364
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)1416000895
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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