Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric Bypass Surgery

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Some 22 million Americans are morbidly obese. For many of them, gastric bypass surgery appears to offer the only hope of long-term weight loss. Once viewed as a radical weight-loss alternative, the surgery is becoming increasingly popular. In 2002, more than 100, 000 Americans elected to have the procedure done. Written by a medical doctor specializing in the field, Gastric Bypass Surgery is the first comprehensive book to explain and discuss the benefits and risks of the procedure. Presented in a handy question-and-answer format, the book addresses everything from candidacy for the procedure to technique to recovery to finding a doctor and more. 150 questions and answers are featured.Does this mean I am not a candidate for bariatric surgery? The short answer to this question is that gastric bypass surgery may actually be thought of as a treatment for binge eating. Binge eating disorder (BED) has been reported in as many asanbsp;...

Title:Gastric Bypass Surgery
Author:Mary McGowan
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2004-04-22


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