Surgical Management of Obesity

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9781416000891
eBook ISBN: 9781437710311
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 29th September 2006
Page Count: 496


Leaders in the field present today's most comprehensive coverage of bariatric surgery, one of the most promising current treatments for the growing global epidemic of overweight and obesity. This brand new resource begins with a through examination of the history, incidence, demography, etiology, biology, comorbidities, longevity, and social and economic implications of obesity. It then discusses pre-, peri-, and postoperative issues of importance before examining the evolution of bariatric procedures. Individual chapters present the best surgical approaches, their outcomes, and other considerations involved in this surgical approach.

Key Features

  • Presents a comprehensive overview of the entire field of bariatric surgery, as well as a broad discussion of critical non-operative topics.
  • Discusses the evolution of bariatric procedures, followed by individual chapters that examine laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, vertical banded gastroplasty, the banded gastric bypass, and other surgical approaches.
  • Reviews the outcomes of bariatric surgery with respect to nutrition, diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, orthopedic conditions, and metabolism.
  • Offers guidance on practical and academic training of the bariatric surgeon, patient support groups, the importance of the multidisciplinary team, managed care, allied health, laparoscopic suites and robotics, liability issues, and more.
  • Includes dietary, drug management, and other alternative non-operative approaches.
  • Addresses the growing incidence of childhood obesity with a chapter focusing on adolescent bariatric surgery patients.

Table of Contents

I. Background

1. Historical Perspectives

2. Incidence and Demography of Obesity

3. Etiology of Obesity

4. Biology of Obesity

II. Consequences

5. Obesity Comorbidities

6. Longevity and ObesityBR>
7. Social Implications of Obesity

8. Economic Implications of Obesity

III. Non-Operative Management

9. Dietary Management of Obesity

10. Drug Management of Obesity

11. Alternative Therapies for Obesity

IV. Preoperative, Perioperative, and Postoperative Patient Care

12. Patient Selection for Bariatric Surgery

13. Preoperative Preparation of the Bariatric Patient

14. Anesthesia Consideration for the Obese

15. Perioperative Management of the Bariatric Patient

16. Postoperative Care of the Bariatric Patient

17. Surgery in the Morbidly Obese Patient

V. Operative Procedures

18. Evolution of the Bariatric Procedures and Selection Algorithm

19. Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

20. Vertical Banded Gastropasty

21. Laparoscopic Vertical Banded Gastroplasty

22. Open Roux-en Y Gastric Bypass

23. Laparoscopic Roux Gastric Bypass

24. Laparscopic Gastric Bypass Using the Linear Stapler

25. Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Using the Circular Stapler

26. Laparoscopic Roux-en Y Gastric Bypass: Hand Sewn Gastrojejunostomy

27. The Banded Gastric Bypass

28. Long –Limb Roux Gastric Bypass

29. Biliopancreatic Diversion

30. Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch

31. Laparoscopic Duodenal Switch

32. Implantable Gastric Stimulation for the Treatment of Severe Obesity

33. Secondary Plastic Procedures in Bariatric Surgery

34. Ancillary Procedures in Bariatric Surgery



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