Obesity, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

A Practical Guide

Editors: Agrawal, Sanjay (Ed.)

  • This comprehensive yet concise guide contains up-to-date knowledge in the field of Obesity and its Surgical Management
  • The book's 78 chapters, spread across 14 sections (each with an Honorary Section Editor) have been written by over 150 leading experts from 20 countries across five continents
  • The book is well illustrated with photos and video clips along with step-by-step guidance for a complete range of bariatric procedures
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  • Due: December 9, 2016
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About this book

Written by leading experts from all across the globe, this comprehensive yet concise textbook offers up-to-date summary in the field of Obesity and its Surgical Management for a wide range of healthcare professionals involved within a Bariatric Multidisciplinary Team including Surgeons, Dieticians, Metabolic Physicians, Anaesthesiologists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Radiologists and Nursing staff. The book also serves as a reference manual for General Physicians, General Surgeons & General Practitioners.

About the authors

Mr Sanjay Agrawal is a Consultant Surgeon specialising in Bariatric (Obesity/Weight-Loss) Surgery at Homerton University Hospital in London and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK. Mr Agrawal is certified as ‘Surgeon of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric SurgeryTM, SOEMBSTM’ by Surgical Review Corporation of USA. He has the privilege of being the First (and only) surgeon in the UK to achieve this designation. Mr Agrawal has the honour of being the First (and only) Post-CCT Fellow in Bariatric and Upper GI Surgery awarded under the National Surgical Fellowship Scheme through the Royal College of Surgeons of England in partnership with the Surgical Specialist Associations in the year, 2009-10. Mr Agrawal has made numerous presentations (approx. 100) at national and international meetings as well as has multiple publications (approx. 100) in peer-reviewed journals. Mr Agrawal is a member of the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS) Education and Research Subcommittee (2013 onwards) and of International Committee in the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) (2015-16). Mr Agrawal has served as Faculty in different capacities (Chair/Moderator/Speaker) in multiple national and international meetings.   

Reviews

“The audience is physicians who deal with morbidly obese patients, specifically metabolic and bariatric surgeons. … the coherent and lucid nature of this book may benefit any healthcare practitioner who desires in-depth knowledge on the subject. … This is a first-class book on obesity and metabolic surgery that touches on a wide range of subjects and provides in-depth information in a concise yet lucid fashion.” (Sheetal Nijhawan, Doody's Book Reviews, October, 2015)


Table of contents (78 chapters)

  • Introduction to Obesity

    Alam, Imran (et al.)

    Pages 3-11

  • Etiopathogenesis of Obesity

    Rajeev, Surya Panicker (et al.)

    Pages 13-20

  • Gut-Derived Hormones and Energy Homeostasis

    Cheung, Wui-Hang (et al.)

    Pages 21-28

  • Health Consequences–Obesity Associated Comorbidities

    Emmanuel, Julian J. (et al.)

    Pages 29-38

  • Medical Management of Obesity

    Andrews, Robert C.

    Pages 39-49

Buy this book

eBook $229.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-04343-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $299.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-04342-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $299.00
price for USA
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: December 9, 2016
  • ISBN 978-3-319-34526-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Obesity, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
Book Subtitle
A Practical Guide
Editors
  • Sanjay Agrawal
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-04343-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-04343-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-04342-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-34526-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVIII, 736
Number of Illustrations and Tables
88 b/w illustrations, 327 illustrations in colour
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