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Obesity surgery : principles and practice

Author: Cid Pitombo
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Using full color throughout, this logically organized guide begins with an insightful look at the general principles of obesity surgery-one that provides a vital theoretical framework for subsequent chapters. The next sections of the book offer an in-depth review of surgical procedures and postoperative management.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Book, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Cid Pitombo
ISBN: 9780071482813 0071482814 9780071494922 0071494928 007149491X 9780071494915
OCLC Number: 191751674
Notes: Includes DVD.
Description: xii, 417 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm + 1 DVD-video
Contents: Basic principles --
Operative issues --
Physiology of bariatric operations --
Technical procedures --
Laparoscopic reoperative surgery --
Postoperative management --
New technology --
Special topics in bariatric surgery.
Responsibility: [edited by] Cid Pitombo [and others].


Presents an overview of obesity surgery. This title includes surgical techniques and clinical protocols.  Read more...
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"The DVD is an excellent addition for detailed viewing of various complex procedures. This well written book is an excellent effort by the editors and contributors...The book clearly addresses some Read more...

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