Essentials and Controversies in Bariatric Surgery
by Chih-Kun Huang (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2014
Number of pages: 152
Bariatric surgery not only proves its efficacy in marked long-term weight loss, but also aids in achieving substantial improvement or remission of co-morbidities. In this book, we review the fundamental knowledge of bariatric surgery, including preoperative nutrition, selection, and surgical complication.
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