A complete full-color overview of obesity surgery -- written by the field's foremost experts A Doody's Core Title for 2011! Obesity Surgery: Principles and Practice brings together the top minds in the discipline who, collectively, deliver a benchmark reference that will prove indispensable for general and bariatric surgeons and residents. In page after page, the book's esteemed editors take you step by step through the very latest, most advanced surgical techniques and clinical protocols. Using full color throughout, this logically organized guide begins with an insightful look at the general principles of obesity surgery--one that provides a vital theoretical framework for subsequent chapters. The next sections of the book offer an in-depth review of surgical procedures and postoperative management that no other text can match.
Features: Unequaled coverage that delivers an up-to-date, comprehensive survey of today's obesity surgery practice Valuable, skill-building insights that reflect the expertise of an international pool of editors and authors in the field of bariatric surgery Focus on topics not covered in other books, including Surgery in Adolescents, Cost Analysis of Laparoscopic versus Open Surgery, and Surgery in the "Super Obese" Unique DVD with videoclips of critical need-to-know procedures Full-color art program to clarify surgical protocols
Contributors Foreword, Edward E. Mason, MD, PhD, FACS Preface Part I: BASIC PRINCIPLES 1. Evolution of Surgery for Morbid Obesity, Henry Buchwald and Jane N. Buchwald 2. Pathophysiology of Severe Obesity and the Effects of Surgically Induced Weight Loss, Harvey J. Sugarman 3. Rationale for Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery, Ninh T. Nguyen, Esteban Varela, and Samuel E. Wilson 4. Current Role of Open Bariatric Surgery, Kenneth B. Jones, Jr. 5. Central Nervous System Regulation and Hormonal Signaling, Cid Pitombo Part II: OPERATIVE ISSUES 6. Requirements of the Clinic and Institution, Luiz Henrique de Sousa, Edson Lemes Sardinha, and Luiz Henrique de Sousa Filho 7. Preoperative Evaluation of Patients, Marcos Tambascia 8. Intraoperative Issues, Marcel Milcent, Angelo Loss, and Jose E. Manso 9. Bariatric Surgery Psychology, Melodie Moorehead 10. Anesthetic Concerns, Jay B. Brodsky and Luiz C. Lerner Part III: Physiology of Bariatric Operations 11. Restrictive Surgery, Edward E. Mason 12. Physiology and Metabolism in Obesity Surgery: Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Carolina G. Goncalves, Francesco Rubino, Stacy A. Brethauer, and Philip R. Schauer 13. Malabsorptive Procedures: Biliopancreatic Diversion-Scopinaro Procedure, Nicola Scopinaro 14. Malabsorptive Procedures: Duodenal Switch, Picard Marceau, Simon Biron, Frederic-Simon Hould, Stefane Lebel, Simon Marceau, Odette Lescelleur, Christine Simard, and Serge Simard 15. Possible Hormonal Mechanisms Mediating the Effects of Bariatric Surgery, David E. Cummings, Karen E. Foster-Schubert, Molly J. Carlson, Michael H. Shannon, and Joost Overduin 16. Metabolic Syndrome: Diagnosis, Clinical Presentations, and Surgical Treatment, Bruno Geloneze 17. The Learning Curve, Michael L. Schwartz and Raymond L. Drew Part IV: TECHNICAL PROCEDURES 18. Laparoscopic Restrictive Procedures: Adjustable Gastric Banding, Karl Miller 19. Laparoscopic Restrictive Procedures: Sleeve Gastrectomy, Camilo Boza and Michel Gagner