Bariatric Surgery What Every Provider Needs to Know

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Author: R. Forse, MD, CM, PhD, FRCS(C), FACS, FCCM, FASMBS, Caroline Apovian, MD
Publisher: Slack Incorporated
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN 10: 1617110566
ISBN 13: 9781617110566
eISBN: 9781630913380
Edition: 1st
With obesity levels continuing to rise despite efforts in diet, exercise, and medical management, the focus has now turned to surgery to help combat the obesity epidemic. The operation is just the beginning, and there can be many different complications and side effects associated with weight loss surgery. Bariatric Surgery: What Every Provider Needs to Know takes a multidisciplinary team approach to maximize the patient's weight loss and to minimize complications, from patient selection to postoperative care.
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