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Obesity surgery : principles and practice

Author: Cid Pitombo
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Medical ; London : McGraw-Hill [distributor], 2007.
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Presents an overview of obesity surgery. This title includes surgical techniques and clinical protocols.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cid Pitombo
ISBN: 9780071482813 0071482814
OCLC Number: 123113350
Notes: Includes DVD.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Contributors Foreword, Edward E. Mason, MD, PhD, FACS Preface Part I: BASIC PRINCIPLES 1. Evolution of Surgery for Morbid Obesity, Henry Buchwald and Jane N. Buchwald 2. Pathophysiology of Severe Obesity and the Effects of Surgically Induced Weight Loss, Harvey J. Sugarman 3. Rationale for Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery, Ninh T. Nguyen, Esteban Varela, and Samuel E. Wilson 4. Current Role of Open Bariatric Surgery, Kenneth B. Jones, Jr. 5. Central Nervous System Regulation and Hormonal Signaling, Cid Pitombo Part II: OPERATIVE ISSUES 6. Requirements of the Clinic and Institution, Luiz Henrique de Sousa, Edson Lemes Sardinha, and Luiz Henrique de Sousa Filho 7. Preoperative Evaluation of Patients, Marcos Tambascia 8. Intraoperative Issues, Marcel Milcent, Angelo Loss, and Jose E. Manso 9. Bariatric Surgery Psychology, Melodie Moorehead 10. Anesthetic Concerns, Jay B. Brodsky and Luiz C. Lerner Part III: Physiology of Bariatric Operations 11. Restrictive Surgery, Edward E. Mason 12. Physiology and Metabolism in Obesity Surgery: Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Carolina G. Goncalves, Francesco Rubino, Stacy A. Brethauer, and Philip R. Schauer 13. Malabsorptive Procedures: Biliopancreatic Diversion-Scopinaro Procedure, Nicola Scopinaro 14. Malabsorptive Procedures: Duodenal Switch, Picard Marceau, Simon Biron, Frederic-Simon Hould, Stefane Lebel, Simon Marceau, Odette Lescelleur, Christine Simard, and Serge Simard 15. Possible Hormonal Mechanisms Mediating the Effects of Bariatric Surgery, David E. Cummings, Karen E. Foster-Schubert, Molly J. Carlson, Michael H. Shannon, and Joost Overduin 16. Metabolic Syndrome: Diagnosis, Clinical Presentations, and Surgical Treatment, Bruno Geloneze 17. The Learning Curve, Michael L. Schwartz and Raymond L. Drew Part IV: TECHNICAL PROCEDURES 18. Laparoscopic Restrictive Procedures: Adjustable Gastric Banding, Karl Miller 19. Laparoscopic Restrictive Procedures: Sleeve Gastrectomy, Camilo Boza and Michel Gagner
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