© 2012

Principles of Metabolic Surgery

  • W. Konrad Karcz
  • Oliver Thomusch

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Oliver Thomusch
      Pages 3-12
    3. Hartmut Bertz, Andrea Engelhardt
      Pages 13-20
    4. Ulrike Korsten-Reck
      Pages 21-29
    5. Volker Schusdziarra, Johannes Erdmann
      Pages 31-45
    6. Julian Swierczynski, Tomasz Sledzinski
      Pages 53-79
    7. Janusz Gumprecht, Katarzyna Nabrdalik
      Pages 81-87
    8. Tina Schewe, Karl Winkler
      Pages 89-97
    9. Joel Ricci, Michael Timoney, George Ferzli
      Pages 107-121
    10. Stefan Utzolino, Magnus Kaffarnik
      Pages 123-135
    11. Hartmut Bertz, Andrea Engelhardt
      Pages 137-149
  3. Preoperative Evaluation and Indications for Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
    2. Claus Michael Gross, Ludger Tebartz van Elst
      Pages 153-157
    3. Heike Kaltofen
      Pages 159-168
    4. Robert E. Brolin
      Pages 169-176
  4. Surgical Procedures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 177-177
    2. Giovanni Dapri, G. B. Cadière, Jaqules Himpens
      Pages 179-185

About this book


For physicians and surgeons entrusted with the care of patients with morbid obesity and related diseases; also for nurses and other professionals on the team. „Principles of Metabolic Surgery“ delivers a succinct account of current knowledge and an excellent overview of modern treatment strategies for morbid obesity. Attractively designed, this user-friendly textbook provides the latest on therapy, monitoring, and management, including: -Completely up-to-date coverage of modern metabolic surgery -Current understanding of the pathophysiology of morbid obesity -Current clinical therapy strategies for conservative and surgical approaches -Recent references In concise, readable chapters, this well-illustrated textbook outlines major concerns and considerations surrounding metabolic surgery. With respect to new insights from basic and clinical research, clear guidelines and practical clinical advice are given to improve the outcome of treatment for morbid obesity.


Bariatric Surgery Metabolic Surgery Metabolic Syndrome

Editors and affiliations

  • W. Konrad Karcz
    • 1
  • Oliver Thomusch
    • 1
  1. 1.Abt. Allgemein- und ViszeralchirurgieUniversitätsklinikum FreiburgFreiburg

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Principles of Metabolic Surgery
  • Editors Konrad Karcz
    Oliver Thomusch
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-642-02410-8
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-662-51930-1
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-02411-5
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 422
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Surgery
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