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Historical Notes on the Surgical Treatment of Morbid Obesity

  • Antonio Carlos Valezi
  • Fernando A. M. HerbellaEmail author
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Abstract

The renewed interest in surgery for morbid obesity happened not only due to increase in the prevalence of obesity, but also due to key changes and improvement in surgical technique that led to more efficient, safer, and less morbid operations. The knowledge of the history of bariatric surgery is thus essential to perform the most adequate technique to treat a very high prevalent disease. This chapter reviews the history of bariatric surgery.

Keywords

Morbid obesity Metabolic syndrome Bariatric surgery Weight loss surgery Gastric bypass Sleeve gastrectomy Duodenal switch 

Notes

Conflict of Interest

The authors have no conflict of interest to declare.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Carlos Valezi
    • 1
  • Fernando A. M. Herbella
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryState University of LondrinaLondrinaBrazil
  2. 2.Gastrointestinal Surgery – Esophagus and Stomach Division, Department of SurgeryFederal University of São PauloSão PauloBrazil

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