Buchwald's Atlas of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgical Techniques and Procedures

1st Edition

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  • Henry Buchwald
    • Print ISBN 9781416031062
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    Table of Contents

    Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery Atlas


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    Preface 1


    Section I: Exposure and Closure of the Abdomen

    Chapter 1: Open Abdominal Access and Closure

    Chapter 2: Laparoscopic Abdominal Access and Closure

    Section II: Primarily Malabsorptive Procedures

    Chapter 3: Biliopancreatic Diversion

    Open Scopinaro Technique

    Laparoscopic Scopinaro Technique

    Chapter 4: Biliopancreatic Diversion/Duodenal Switch

    Open Technique

    Laparoscopic Technique

    Section III: Malabsorptive/Restrictive Procedures: Gastric Bypass

    Chapter 5: Open Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass


    Alternative Approaches

    Vertical Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

    Fobi II Vertical Banded Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

    Chapter 6: Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass


    Alternative Approaches

    Linear Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

    Handsewn Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

    Section IV: Restrictive Procedures

    Chapter 7: Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

    Chapter 8: Open Gastric Segmentation

    Chapter 9: Vertical Silastic Ring and Banded Gastroplasty

    Open Vertical Silastic Ring Gastroplasty Technique

    Open Vertical Banded Gastroplasty (Mason Procedure) Technique

    Laparoscopic Vertical Banded Gastroplasty (Mason Approach) Technique

    Laparoscopic Vertical Banded Gastroplasty (Champion Approach) Technique

    Chapter 10: Sleeve Gastrectomy

    Open Technique

    Magenstrasse and Mill Operation

    Laparoscopic Technique

    Section V: Other and Investigative Procedures

    Chapter 11: Intragastric Balloon

    Insertion Technique



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    About the author

    Henry Buchwald

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, Owen H. and Sarah Davidson Wangensteen Chair in Experimental Surgery Emeritus, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN