Master Techniques in Surgery: Gastric Surgery

Master Techniques in Surgery: Gastric Surgery

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Master Techniques in Surgery: Gastric Surgery is a volume in a new series that presents common and advanced procedures in the major subspecialties of general surgery. The series is overseen by Josef E. Fischer, MD, editor of the classic two-volume reference Mastery of Surgery. Master Techniques in Surgery is written by acknowledged master surgeons, emphasizes surgical procedures, and is lavishly illustrated with original full-color drawings. The contributors fully explain their preferred techniques in step-by-step, thoroughly illustrated detail, assess indications and contraindications, offer guidelines on preoperative planning, and discuss outcomes, complications, and follow-up. This volume covers surgical procedures of the stomach and includes sections on procedures for ulcer disease, procedures for neoplastic disease, operations for postgastrectomy syndromes, bariatric operations, and other gastric operations. A companion website will offer the fully searchable text and procedural videos.The patients best suited for gastric band placement are those who have less weight to lose (BMI alt; 40), are willing to exercise ... Collectively, these clinical findings can be used to calculate obesity Surgery Mortality risk Score which has beenanbsp;...

Title:Master Techniques in Surgery: Gastric Surgery
Author:Michael Nussbaum
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-09-21


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