2014

The Globesity Challenge to General Surgery

A Guide to Strategy and Techniques

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ISBN: 978-88-470-5381-6 (Print) 978-88-470-5382-3 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

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    Pages 1-8

    Definition, Epidemiology, and Social Implications of Obesity

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    Pages 9-16

    Organizational Issues, Logistic and Economic Implications of Obesity

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    Pages 17-26

    Nursing and Psychological Issues in Obese Patients

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    Pages 27-37

    Patient Assessment and Post-op Management from the Physician’s Point of View

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    Pages 39-54

    Anesthesiology in Obesity: Pre-op Assessment, OR Strategy, and Tips and Tricks for a Successful “Go Through”

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    Pages 55-69

    Surgical Practicalities: Fast-Track Lessons from a Bariatric Surgery Unit

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    Pages 71-82

    Head and Neck Surgery in Obese Patients

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    Pages 83-108

    The Impact of Obesity on Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

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    Pages 109-139

    Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Diseases in Obesity

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    Pages 141-153

    Lower GI Tract in Obesity

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    Pages 155-170

    Pancreas, Liver, and Adrenal Glands in Obesity

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    Pages 171-185

    Effects of Bariatric Surgery on the Kidneys and Urinary Tract

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    Pages 187-212

    OBGYN and Bariatric Surgery

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    Pages 213-221

    Abdominal Wall

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    Pages 223-236

    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Obese Patients

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    Pages 237-246

    Bariatric Surgery Worldwide: Overview and Results