Management for Failed Bariatric Procedures : Surgical Strategies


The book Management for Failed Bariatric Procedures: Surgical Strategies covers the full spectrum of revisional laparoscopic weight loss surgery after a failed primary procedure. The chapter authors all currently operating experts in this field cover the essentials of establishing a bariatric revisional surgery program including diagnostic issues metabolic failures malabsorptive failures before considering technical options guidelines for avoiding pitfalls and a strict patient selection. The operative chapters discuss in full detail the surgical techniques and outcomes during revisional bariatric surgery including laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding laparoscopic Roux-en-Y mini gastric bypass and laparoscopic malabsorption procedures (BPD-DS). The text also tackles post-operative issues in these specific groups of patients such as complications reoperation and nutritional issues. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

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