Obesity Surgery: Principles and Practice (book and DVD)

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9780071482813: Obesity Surgery: Principles and Practice (book and DVD)

A complete full-color overview of obesity surgery -- written by the field's foremost experts

A Doody's Core Title for 2011!

Obesity Surgery: Principles and Practice brings together the top minds in the discipline who, collectively, deliver a benchmark reference that will prove indispensable for general and bariatric surgeons and residents. In page after page, the book's esteemed editors take you step by step through the very latest, most advanced surgical techniques and clinical protocols.

Using full color throughout, this logically organized guide begins with an insightful look at the general principles of obesity surgery--one that provides a vital theoretical framework for subsequent chapters. The next sections of the book offer an in-depth review of surgical procedures and postoperative management that no other text can match.

Features:

  • Unequaled coverage that delivers an up-to-date, comprehensive survey of today's obesity surgery practice
  • Valuable, skill-building insights that reflect the expertise of an international pool of editors and authors in the field of bariatric surgery
  • Focus on topics not covered in other books, including Surgery in Adolescents, Cost Analysis of Laparoscopic versus Open Surgery, and Surgery in the “Super Obese”
  • Unique DVD with videoclips of critical need-to-know procedures
  • Full-color art program to clarify surgical protocols

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"The DVD is an excellent addition for detailed viewing of various complex procedures. This well written book is an excellent effort by the editors and contributors....The book clearly addresses some of the basic physiology and basic concepts of morbid obesity and then provides an excellent review of nearly all the available bariatric surgical procedures. The DVD with the procedures is very useful. Particularly laudable is the fact that this book is free of any bias towards a particular procedure.... This is useful reading for nearly everyone involved in the care of morbidly obese patients as well as those who deal with such patients on an occasional basis. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service (Doody's 2008-11-18)

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