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    Salman Al-Sabah, Ali Aminian, Luigi Angrisani, Eliana Al Haddad, Lilian Kow, editors.
    Summary: This book provides a complete guide to laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and the management of obesity. The chapters discuss guidelines for healthcare providers for the management of patients with obesity, the rationale behind choosing patients, performing the procedure in line with the patient's condition, the perioperative period, postoperative requirements, and postoperative complications. This book aims to give readers an understanding of the surgical techniques involved in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and the wider treatment options available. It is relevant to bariatric, metabolic, and general surgeons, physicians, clinical nutritionists as well as students.

    Contents:
    1. Introduction
    2. Weight Loss Options
    3. Candidates for Sleeve Gastrectomy
    4. Insurance, Self-Pay and Medical Tourism
    5. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
    6. Potential Benefits of the LSG
    7. LSG: Risks and Considerations
    8. Nutritional Considerations
    9. The Sleeve Diet and Exercise Programs
    10. Long Term Outcomes Post-Sleeve.
    Digital Access Springer 2021