© 2016

Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes

Medical and Surgical Management

  • Marina Kurian
  • Bruce M. Wolfe
  • Sayeed Ikramuddin


  • Written by experts recognized in their fields

  • A concise, state-of-the art review of this field

  • Includes photographs, line drawings and tables?


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Karunakaran Indulekha, Ranjit Unnikrishnan, V. Mohan
    Pages 19-30
  3. Understanding Diabetes Mellitus

  4. What We Know About Mechanisms of Weight Loss Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. Robert W. O’Rourke
      Pages 111-123
    3. Blandine Laferrère
      Pages 125-139
    4. Kim T. Nguyen, Judith Korner
      Pages 141-155
  5. Surgery for Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 157-157
    2. Gregg H. Jossart
      Pages 167-173
    3. Eric J. DeMaria, Saba Ansari
      Pages 175-185
    4. Mustafa Hussain, Vivek N. Prachand
      Pages 187-195
    5. Aureo L. DePaula, Carolina C. L. DePaula, Surendra Ugale
      Pages 197-205
    6. Elias Chousleb, Soni Chousleb, Natan Zundel
      Pages 207-218

About this book


This book provides a concise, state-of-the art review of the surgical treatment of metabolic syndrome and diabetes mellitus.  The volume reviews what current practices in surgery and metabolic syndrome and diabetes including the biohormonal effects of the different surgeries. Isolating the effects of the different procedures is critical to the decision tree for type of procedure selected for an individual patient. Specifically for diabetes, this textbook will provide a guide for practitioners to a tailored approach to the treatment. Areas of ongoing research that highlight the minimally invasive approach as well as incorporating what we know of the biochemical results of surgery are presented.  Results of established weight loss procedures and ongoing trials are juxtaposed against some of the more novel techniques to ascertain a best practice.  


Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes serves as a very useful resource for physicians and researchers dealing with, and interested in, this rising epidemic of metabolic syndrome and diabetes.  It  provides a concise yet comprehensive summary of the current status of the field that will help guide patient management and stimulate investigative efforts.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Marina Kurian
    • 1
  • Bruce M. Wolfe
    • 2
  • Sayeed Ikramuddin
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryNYU School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryOregon Health and Science UniversityPortlandUSA
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

About the editors

Marina Kurian

Director, New York Minimally Invasive Surgery PLLC

Clinical Associate Professor

Department of Surgery 

NYU School of Medicine

New York, NY


Bruce Wolfe

Department of Surgery

3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd

Portland, OR 97239

Sayeed Ikramuddin University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes
  • Book Subtitle Medical and Surgical Management
  • Editors Marina Kurian
    Bruce M. Wolfe
    Sayeed Ikramuddin
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4939-3219-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4939-4569-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4939-3220-7
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 270
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics General Surgery
    Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Surgery & Anesthesiology