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

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

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-04343-2
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-04342-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-04343-2
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