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Surgery for the obese

Amjad, Nasser Muhammad (2014) Surgery for the obese. The Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery, 32 (2). pp. 3-11. ISSN 1391-491X (P), 2279-2201 (O)

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This review focuses on the problem of obesity from an asian perspective and the current evidence that supports the benefits of Bariatric surgery over conventional treatment for sustained weight loss. The requirements for an effective Bariatric surgical service are highlighted. Principles of peri-operative management and the currently practiced operative procedures are discussed briefly. Finally a short evaluation of the benefits and complication of the different procedures are presented.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3953/38914
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bariatric surgery, weight loss, malabsorptive, restrictive
Subjects: R Medicine > RD Surgery
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Surgery
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Nasser Muhammad Amjad
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2014 15:37
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2018 11:56
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/38914

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