Featuring more than 160 illustrationsaover 90 in full colorathis volume is a complete how-to guide to the three major types of laparoscopic surgical procedures for severe obesity: laparoscopic restrictive procedures, laparoscopic restrictive/malabsorptive procedures, and laparoscopic revisional surgery. The book offers patient selection and patient counseling guidelines, addresses the psychological ramifications of this surgery, and provides step-by-step instructions on patient positioning and surgical technique for each procedure. The authors discuss the pitfalls and potential complications of each operation in detail and offer advice on how to avoid these complications. An accompanying DVD presents detailed, narrated video demonstrating key steps in each procedure.Whatever the cause, studies have reported improvement or complete resolution of GERD after weight loss surgery. Recent studies have ... Patients with no history or symptoms of GERD probably do not benefit from routine upper GI testing.
|Title||:||Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery|
|Author||:||William B. Inabnet, Eric J. DeMaria, Sayeed Ikramuddin|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2005|