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Bariatric Surgical Practice Guide

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Editors: Editor-in-chief: Palanivelu, Praveen Raj
Kumar, Saravana, Gomes, Rachel Maria (Eds.)

  • Written by senior specialists in the field
  • Provides evidence-based practical management information including that of complications
  • Includes recommendations on all aspects of bariatric surgeries 
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About this book

This book provides a comprehensive review of literature of various aspects of bariatric surgery arriving at practical recommendations for simplifying day to day practice. This book is divided into 10 sections covering selection of patient, preoperative predictors of outcome, technical considerations, specific situations, post-operative pathways, management of complications, revisional surgery, and perioperative nutritional aspects. It covers specific situations in bariatric surgery such as GERD, hernia repair, gallstone disease, PCOD, NAFLD and end-organ disease.
Bariatric Surgical Practice Guide is a quick resource for practicing bariatric surgeons, young and experienced, to understand all practical aspects of this surgery which is gaining importance worldwide at a rapid pace. Recommendations are based on existing literature as well as opinions of the authors who work at state-of-the-art clinical facilities.

About the authors

Dr. Praveen Raj completed his graduate medical training from PSG Institute of Medical Sciences, Coimbatore with honors, and masters in General Surgery from the prestigious Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai. He also secured his masters in Surgery and surgical gastroenterology from the National Board (DNB). He has been conferred with the Honorary Fellow in Advanced laparoscopy (FALS) by the Indian Association for Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons (IAGES). Currently, he is director at the GEM hospital group and heads the GEM Obesity and Diabetes Surgery Centre. His center is recognized by the Dr. MGR Medical University for conducting a tw- year fellowship program in bariatric surgery. Through his bi-annual training program, he has trained more than 150 surgeons in the field of bariatric surgery.Dr. Praveen Raj is currently the President of the Indian chapter of the International Excellence Federation of Bariatric Surgery. He and his center were the first in South India to be accredited as an International Center of Excellence by the Surgical Review Corporation, USA. He has authored several papers on laparoscopic and bariatric surgery and presents frequently at conferences. His recently completed NASHOST trial, aimed to study the influence of bariatric surgery on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is the first registered clinical trial on bariatric surgery in the country. He has also commenced a trial on lower BMI metabolic surgery for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, which when completed will be the first of its kind in the world. He has also instituted international fellowship programs where physicians from abroad train with him in India.
Dr. Saravana Kumar graduated in surgery from the Madurai Medical College, India. He later acquired his laparoscopic skills at the renowned Gem Hospital & Research Centre, Coimbatore under Prof. C. Palanivelu. He is currently a consultant in the department of Bariatric and upper GI surgery at the same Institute. He has many international publications in the field of bariatric surgery and, along with Dr. Praveen Raj and Professor Palanivelu, is actively involved in training of surgeons. He is a member of the Obesity Surgery Society of India, Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India, and also the International Federation for Surgery of Obesity.

Dr Rachel Maria Gomes graduated and completed her surgical training with accolades from the Goa Medical College under the Goa University of India. She then further specialized in GI and Laparoscopic surgery at the Bhatia hospital and the Jaslok hospital at Mumbai. She is a Consultant GI & Laparoscopic Surgeon in Goa and is currently associated with the Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery and Minimal Access Surgery unit of GEM Hospital and Research Centre at Coimbatore. She has to her credit more than 50 peer-reviewed national and international publications and has delivered numerous presentations at national and international conferences with several awards for outstanding presentations. She is a member of the Association of Surgeons of India, the Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology and the Indian Association of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. 

Table of contents (36 chapters)

  • Selection Guidelines for Bariatric Surgery

    Boonyakard, Narong (et al.)

    Pages 3-8

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  • Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents

    Chapman, Simon, BA, BM, FRCPCH (et al.)

    Pages 9-17

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  • Selection of Bariatric Surgery Procedures in Special Circumstances

    Palanivelu, Praveen Raj, MS, DNB, DNB(SGE), FALS, FMAS

    Pages 19-28

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  • Preoperative Evaluation and Contraindications to Bariatric Surgery

    Kumar, Saravana, MS, FMAS (et al.)

    Pages 29-38

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  • Definition of Outcomes After Bariatric Surgery

    Kow, Lilian, BMBS, PhD, FRACS

    Pages 41-46

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eBook 101,14 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-2705-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 119,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-2704-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover 119,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-9687-7
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Bariatric Surgical Practice Guide
Book Subtitle
Recommendations
Editors
  • Praveen Raj Palanivelu
  • Saravana Kumar
  • Rachel Maria Gomes
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-2705-5
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-2705-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-2704-8
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-9687-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 309
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations
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