Forewords from the President of BOMSS and the current and former Presidents of IFSO.
Edited by Mr Sanjay Agrawal and written by leading experts, this comprehensive yet concise textbook offers an up-to-date summary in the field of Obesity and its Surgical Management for a wide range of healthcare professionals including Surgeons, Dieticians, Metabolic Physicians, Anaesthesiologists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Radiologists and Nursing staff. The book also serves as a reference manual for General Physicians, General Surgeons and General Practitioners.
The book covers all the aspects of bariatric and metabolic surgery including perioperative management, surgical techniques of common as well as newer procedures, complications and outcomes. There are dedicated sections on revisional surgery, single incision surgery and innovative endoscopic procedures. The book is well illustrated with photos and video clips along with step-by-step guidance for a complete range of bariatric procedures. Medical aspects of obesity and metabolic syndrome are included in the introductory sections, and the last two sections cover diverse topics in this exciting field of bariatric surgery.