The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery

The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery

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Developed by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery provides a comprehensive guide of information dealing with the ever evolving field of bariatric surgery. Volume II: Integrated Health is divided into 3 sections: bariatric medicine, psychosocial and nutritional aspects of bariatric surgery. The first section deals with the psychosocial issues associated with morbid obesity. The second section deals with the role of bariatric physicians in preoperative and postoperative support of the bariatric patients. The nutritional section discusses the preoperative and postoperative nutritional support for the bariatric patient. The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery will be of great value to surgeons, residents and fellows, bariatric physicians, psychologists, psychiatrists and integrated health members that manage the morbidly obese.Since patients have varying degrees of obstructive sleep apnea and the rate of weight loss differs between patients, ... from surgery or specific weight loss thresholds should negate the need for a follow-up polysomnogram on average of 7a€“10anbsp;...

Title:The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery
Author:Christopher D. Still, David B. Sarwer, Jeanne Blankenship
Publisher:Springer - 2014-09-17


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