2015, XVIII, 501 p. 166 illus., 86 illus. in color.
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The only bariatric surgery textbook developed by and for the ASMBS
Developed by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery provides a comprehensive guide of information dealing with the ever evolving field of bariatric surgery. Volume 1: Bariatric Surgery covers the basic considerations for bariatric surgery, the currently accepted procedures, outcomes of bariatric surgery including longterm weight loss, improvement and resolution of comorbidities, and improvement in quality of life. A section focuses on revisional bariatric surgery and new innovative endoscopic bariatric procedures. Special emphasis is also given to the topics of metabolic surgery and surgery for patients with lower BMI (30-35).
The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery, Volume 1: Bariatric Surgery is of great value to surgeons, residents and fellows, bariatric physicians, psychologists, psychiatrists, and integrated health members that manage the morbidly obese.
Epidemiology and Discrimination in Obesity.- The Pathophysiology of Obesity and Obesity-related Diseases.- History of the Development of Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery.- The History of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.- Mechanisms of Action of the Bariatric Procedures.- Indications and Contraindications for Bariatric Surgery.- Preoperative Care of the Bariatric Patient.- Anesthetic Considerations.- Components of a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center.- Evaluation of Preoperative Weight Loss.- Patient Safety.- Understanding Bariatric Research.- ASMBS Position Statements.- Quality in Bariatric Surgery.- Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass: Techniques and Outcomes.- Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding: Technique and Outcomes.- Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: Technique and Outcomes.- Duodenal Switch: Technique and Outcomes.- Management of Gastrointestinal Leaks and Fistula.- Gastrointestinal Obstruction after Bariatric Surgery.- Postoperative Bleeding in the Bariatric Surgery Patient.- Gastric Banding Complications: Management.- Management of Nutritional Complications.- Reoperative Bariatric Surgery.- Reoperative Options after Gastric Banding.- Reoperative Options after Sleeve Gastrectomy.- Revisional Procedures after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.- The Rationale for Metabolic Surgery.- Operation of Choice for Metabolic Surgery.- Operative Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery in Patients with a Low Body Mass Index.- Outcomes of Metabolic Surgery.- Management of the Gallbladder Before and After Bariatric Surgery.- Effects of Bariatric Surgery on Non-metabolic Disease.- Cardiac Risk Factor Improvement Following Bariatric Surgery.- The Role of Endoscopy in Bariatric Surgery.- LABS Project.- Adolescent Bariatric Surgery.- Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Infertility.- Body Contouring After Massive Weight Loss.- Experimental Alternatives in Bariatric Surgery.- Liability Reduction, Patient Safety, and Economic Success in Bariatric Surgery.- Robotics in Bariatric Surgery.