The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery

  • Ninh T. Nguyen
  • Stacy A. Brethauer
  • John M. Morton
  • Jaime Ponce
  • Raul J. Rosenthal

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. Basic Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. R. Armour Forse, Monica M. Betancourt-Garcia, Michelle Cordoba Kissee
      Pages 3-14
    3. Elias Chousleb, Jaime A. Rodriguez, J. Patrick O’Leary
      Pages 37-46
    4. David Romero Funes, Emanuele Lo Menzo, Samuel Szomstein, Raul J. Rosenthal
      Pages 61-76
    5. Christopher DuCoin, Rachel L. Moore, David A. Provost
      Pages 77-81
    6. Renée M. Tholey, David S. Tichansky
      Pages 83-88
    7. Hendrikus J. M. Lemmens, John M. Morton, Cindy M. Ku, Stephanie B. Jones
      Pages 89-101
    8. Wayne J. English, D. Brandon Williams, Aaron Bolduc
      Pages 103-116
    9. Hussna Wakily, Aurora D. Pryor
      Pages 117-122
    10. Stacy A. Brethauer, Xiaoxi (Chelsea) Feng
      Pages 123-135
  3. Primary Bariatric Surgery and Management of Complications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
    2. Kelvin D. Higa, Pearl K. Ma
      Pages 139-147
    3. Natan Zundel, Juan D. Hernandez R., Michel Gagner
      Pages 149-159
    4. Amit Surve, Daniel Cottam, Hinali Zaveri, Samuel Cottam
      Pages 169-180
  4. Management of Bariatric Complications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
    2. Ninh T. Nguyen, Shaun C. Daly
      Pages 197-203
    3. Neil A. King, Daniel M. Herron
      Pages 205-216
    4. Federico J. Serrot, Samuel Szomstein, Raul J. Rosenthal
      Pages 217-223
    5. Richard M. Peterson, Jason W. Kempenich
      Pages 225-234
    6. Brittany Nowak, Christine Ren-Fielding, Jeff Allen
      Pages 235-245
    7. Michael Choi, Liz Goldenberg, Alfons Pomp
      Pages 247-256
    8. Samer G. Mattar, Ann M. Rogers
      Pages 257-261
  5. Reoperative Bariatric Surgery for Weight Regain and Complications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 263-263
    2. Rene Aleman, Emanuele Lo Menzo, Samuel Szomstein, Raul J. Rosenthal
      Pages 265-280
    3. Zeyad Loubnan, Manish Parikh, Marina Kurian
      Pages 281-286
    4. Jacques M. Himpens, Gregg H. Jossart, Dafydd A. Davies
      Pages 287-296
    5. Abraham Krikhely, Marc Bessler
      Pages 297-308
    6. Patrick J. Sweigert, Fadi Bakhos, Eric Marcotte, Bipan Chand
      Pages 309-320
    7. Kunoor Jain-Spangler, Ranjan Sudan
      Pages 321-325
  6. Metabolic Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 327-327
    2. Ali Aminian, Philip R. Schauer
      Pages 329-340
    3. Rene Aleman, Francesco Rubino, Emanuele Lo Menzo, Raul J. Rosenthal
      Pages 341-351
    4. Ricardo V. Cohen, Tarissa Z. Petry, Estefano A. Negri
      Pages 353-358
  7. Endoscopic Bariatric Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 359-359
    2. Daniel Davila Bradley, Kevin M. Reavis
      Pages 361-374
    3. Jaime Ponce, Rami E. Lutfi
      Pages 375-382
    4. Brian Hodgens, Simon Che, Dean J. Mikami
      Pages 383-389
    5. Michelle H. Scerbo, Melissa M. Felinski, Kulvinder S. Bajwa, Erik B. Wilson, Shinil K. Shah
      Pages 391-402
    6. Crystal E. Alvarez, Keith Scharf
      Pages 403-413
  8. Quality in Bariatric Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 415-415
    2. Mohamad Rassoul A. Abu-Nuwar, Robert B. Lim, Daniel B. Jones
      Pages 417-429
    3. Bruce M. Wolfe, Elizaveta Walker
      Pages 431-448
    4. Robin P. Blackstone, Thomas P. Petrick, Anthony T. Petrick
      Pages 449-471
    5. Nabeel R. Obeid, Ryan Howard, Dana A. Telem
      Pages 473-485
    6. John M. Morton
      Pages 487-493

About this book


The fully updated second edition of this textbook continues to serve as a comprehensive guide for information dealing with the ever-evolving field of bariatric surgery. The chapters are written by experts in the field and include the most up-to-date information, including new sections on quality in bariatric surgery, endoscopic surgery, and management of bariatric complications. This new edition continues to cover the basic considerations for bariatric surgery, the currently accepted procedures, outcomes of bariatric surgery including long-term weight loss, improvement and resolution of comorbidities, and improvement in quality of life. Other special emphasis is given to the topics of metabolic surgery and surgery for patients with lower BMI. In addition, new endoscopic bariatric procedures including the gastric balloons, endoscopic revisional procedures, and newer pharmacotherapy for obesity are reviewed.

The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery Second Edition will continue to be a leading source of scientific information for surgeons, physicians, residents, students, and integrated health members today and for years to come.


Endoluminal Obesity Reoperative Sleeve gastrectomy Strictures gastric banding gastrointestinal leaks

Editors and affiliations

  • Ninh T. Nguyen
    • 1
  • Stacy A. Brethauer
    • 2
  • John M. Morton
    • 3
  • Jaime Ponce
    • 4
  • Raul J. Rosenthal
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal SurgeryUniversity of California, Irvine Medical CenterOrangeUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  3. 3.Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery DivisionYale School of MedicineNew HavenUSA
  4. 4.Bariatric Surgery, Metabolic and Bariatric CareCHI Memorial HospitalChattanoogaUSA
  5. 5.Department of General Surgery, The Bariatric and Metabolic InstituteCleveland Clinic FloridaWestonUSA

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Surgery & Anesthesiology