Essentials and Controversies in Bariatric Surgery
by Chih-Kun Huang (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2014
Number of pages: 152
Bariatric surgery not only proves its efficacy in marked long-term weight loss, but also aids in achieving substantial improvement or remission of co-morbidities. In this book, we review the fundamental knowledge of bariatric surgery, including preoperative nutrition, selection, and surgical complication.
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by M. Zeiger, W. Shen, E. Felger - University of California Medical Humanities Press
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by Warren W. Boling (ed.) - MDPI AG
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Preparation of this document followed the steps recommended by WHO. The guidelines were pilot tested in each of the six WHO regions to obtain local information on the resources required to comply with the recommendations.