Obesity, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

A Practical Guide

  • Sanjay Agrawal

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Imran Alam, Sanjay Agrawal
      Pages 3-11
    3. Surya Panicker Rajeev, John Wilding
      Pages 13-20
    4. Wui-Hang Cheung, Andrea Pucci, Rachel L. Batterham
      Pages 21-28
    5. Julian J. Emmanuel, Simon W. Coppack
      Pages 29-38
    6. Robert C. Andrews
      Pages 39-49
  3. Introduction to Bariatric Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Simon P. L. Dexter, Mervyn Deitel
      Pages 53-63
    3. Luca Leuratti, Haris A. Khwaja, David D. Kerrigan
      Pages 65-75
    4. Rupa Sarkar, Peter C. Sedman
      Pages 77-83
    5. Neil A. Jennings, Peter K. Small
      Pages 85-89
  4. Perioperative Assessment for Bariatric Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. Christopher James Grocock, Senthil Natchimuthi, Conor J. Magee
      Pages 93-102
    3. Nicholas J. Kennedy, Abigail A. Hine
      Pages 117-129
    4. Irfan Halim, Yashwant Koak
      Pages 131-140
    5. Omar Khan, Gul Bano, Marcus Reddy
      Pages 141-145
    6. Tamara Puplampu, Susan Simpson
      Pages 147-154
    7. Sherif Awad
      Pages 167-173
  5. Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB): Techniques, Complications, Outcomes, and Controversies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Irfan Halim, Dimitri J. Pournaras, Sanjay Agrawal, Yashwant Koak
      Pages 177-183
    3. Javed Ahmed, Waleed Al-Khyatt
      Pages 191-196
    4. Bruno Dillemans, Bert Deylgat
      Pages 197-205
    5. Susannah M. Wyles, Ahmed R. Ahmed
      Pages 207-229
    6. William R. J. Carr, Kamal K. Mahawar
      Pages 231-238
    7. Kelvin D. Higa, Amit K. Taggar
      Pages 239-243
  6. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG): Technique, Complications, Outcomes, and Controversies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 245-245
    2. Sandeep Aggarwal, Pratyusha Priyadarshini, Michel Gagner
      Pages 247-257
    3. Rudolf A. Weiner, Islam A. El-Sayes, Sylvia R. Weiner
      Pages 259-276
    4. Sasindran Ramar, Rajarajan Ramamoorthy, Sanjay Agrawal
      Pages 277-283
    5. Cynthia-Michelle Borg, Marco Adamo
      Pages 285-295
  7. Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAGB): Technique, Complications, Outcomes and Controversies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 297-297
    2. Chris S. Cobourn, John B. Dixon
      Pages 299-306
    3. Paul Constantine Leeder
      Pages 307-319
    4. Rishi Singhal, Paul Super
      Pages 321-325
    5. Simon J. W. Monkhouse, Sally A. Norton
      Pages 327-332
  8. Advances in Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 333-333
    2. Alan A. Saber
      Pages 335-341
    3. Chih-Kun Huang, Jasmeet Singh Ahluwalia, Po-Chih Chang, Ming-Che Hsin
      Pages 343-349
    4. Giovanni Dapri
      Pages 351-360
    5. Saurav Chakravartty, Beth Murgatroyd, Ameet G. Patel
      Pages 361-365
    6. Ranjan Sudan, Brandon V. Henry, Vivek Bindal, Erica Podolsky
      Pages 367-373
  9. Revisional Bariatric Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 375-375
    2. Kelvin D. Higa, Steven S. Chang
      Pages 385-391
    3. Jacques M. Himpens, Andrew C. T. Wan
      Pages 393-402

About this book


This practical and comprehensive book  covers all the aspects of bariatric and metabolic surgery including perioperative management, surgical techniques of common as well as newer procedures, complications and outcomes. There are dedicated sections on revisional surgery, single incision surgery and innovative endoscopic procedures.  The book is well illustrated with photos and video clips along with step-by-step guidance for a complete range of Bariatric procedures. Medical aspects of obesity and metabolic syndrome are included in the introductory sections, and the last two sections cover diverse topics in this exciting field of bariatric surgery. 

Written by leading experts, Obesity, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery- A Practical Guide serves as an excellent manual for a wide range of healthcare professionals including Bariatric Surgeons, General Surgeons, Trainees, Physicians, Anaesthesiologists, Dieticians, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Radiologists and Nursing staff.


Foreword by IFSO President:excellent reference guide


Foreword by BOMSS President: ….perfect guide for the bariatric surgeon....most modern and comprehensive textbook….



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Editors and affiliations

  • Sanjay Agrawal
    • 1
  1. 1.Homerton University HospitalLondonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-04342-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-04343-2
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