Controversies in the Anesthetic Management of the Obese Surgical Patient

The worldwide prevalence of obesity has increased dramatically in recent years. Since the results of long-term dietary behavioral therapy remain sadly inadequate, surgery is currently the only effective treatment for patients with severe or morbid obesity. The numbers of weight loss operations conti...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Leykin, Yigal., Brodsky, Jay B.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Milano : Springer Milan : 2013.
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Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-88-470-2634-6
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