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    Jürgen Ordemann, Ulf Elbelt, editors.
    Summary: Procedures and perspectives of obesity and metabolic surgery This book presents the surgical therapy of obesity and metabolic diseases in a practice-oriented and detailed way. The specific surgical procedures with their indications, performance and risks are described precisely in words and pictures. Special emphasis is placed on the choice of the appropriate surgical procedure for the individual patient. In addition to the mechanisms of action, interdisciplinary preoperative evaluation of the patient and postoperative aftercare are explained. Furthermore, surgical, internal and psychosomatic complications and complication management are described. Information on obesity center organization and alternative bariatric therapies complete the volume. This book is a translation of the original German 1st edition Adipositas- und metabolische Chirurgie by Jurgen Ordemann & Ulf Elbelt, published by Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature in 2017. The translation was done with the help of artificial intelligence (machine translation by the service A subsequent human revision was done primarily in terms of content, so that the book will read stylistically differently from a conventional translation. Springer Nature works continuously to further the development of tools for the production of books and on the related technologies to support the authors. The Content: Obesity, Conservative obesity therapy, Weight-loss surgery, Metabolic surgery, Preoperative evaluation, Anesthesia, Surgical procedure, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, Sleeve gastrectomy, Omega-loop bypass, Gastric banding, Biliopancreatic diversion, Redo-operation, Postoperative aftercare, Complications and management of complications The Editors: Professor Dr. med. Jurgen Ordemann, former holder of the professorship for Obesity Surgery at the Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin and since 2018 Head of the Department of Obesity and Metabolic Surgery, Vivantes Klinikum Berlin-Spandau Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Ulf Elbelt, former Senior Physician at the Medical Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Charite - Universitatsmedizin Berlin and since 2019 Senior Physician for Endocrinology at Brandenburg Medical School.

    Conservative therapy of obesity
    Surgical therapy of obesity
    Metabolic surgery
    Surgical preparation
    Laparoscopic gastric banding
    Laparoscopic tube
    Laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Laparoscopic mini.-bypass/omega
    Laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion (BDP according to Scopinaro)
    Laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch Postoperative management
    Redo operations
    Special patient groups in bariatric surgery
    Obesity center
    Obesity surgery environment and outlook on new developments.
    Digital Access Springer 2022