The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery

Volume 2: Integrated Health

  • Christopher Still
  • David B. Sarwer
  • Jeanne Blankenship

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Psychosocial

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. David B. Sarwer, Kelly C. Allison, Brooke A. Bailer, Lucy F. Faulconbridge
      Pages 3-9
    3. James E. Mitchell, Martina de Zwaan
      Pages 11-17
    4. David B. Sarwer, Chanelle T. Bishop-Gilyard, Ray Carvajal
      Pages 19-24
    5. Martina de Zwaan, James E. Mitchell
      Pages 25-32
    6. Katherine L. Applegate, Kelli E. Friedman
      Pages 33-42
    7. Leslie J. Heinberg, Megan E. Lavery
      Pages 43-53
    8. Meg H. Zeller, Jennifer Reiter-Purtill
      Pages 65-73
  3. Nutrition

  4. Obesity Medicine

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. David B. Sarwer, Meghan L. Butryn, Evan Forman, Lauren E. Bradley
      Pages 147-155
    3. Amanda G. Powell, Caroline Apovian
      Pages 157-163
    4. Peter N. Benotti, Gregory Dalencourt
      Pages 165-173
    5. Christopher Still, Nadia Boulghassoul-Pietrzykowska, Jennifer Franceschelli
      Pages 175-183
    6. Robert F. Kushner, Kirsten Webb
      Pages 205-216
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 231-241

About this book


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 severe obesity. The second section deals with the role of obesity medicine 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, Volume II: Integrated Health is of great value to surgeons, residents and fellows, obesity medicine physicians, psychologists, psychiatrists, and integrated health members that manage patient affected by the disease of obesity.




Pharmacotherapy Preoperative psychological assessment Psychosocial comorbidities morbidly obese

Editors and affiliations

  • Christopher Still
    • 1
  • David B. Sarwer
    • 2
  • Jeanne Blankenship
    • 3
  1. 1.GI/NutritionGeisinger Medical CenterDanvilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of Weight and Eating DisordersUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.Policy Initiatives and AdvocacyAmerican Dietetic AssociationFalls ChurchUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-1196-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-1197-4
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