Bariatric Surgery Primer for the Internist: Keys to the Surgical Consultation

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Abstract

The increasing prevalence of morbid obesity in North America combined with the refinement of laparoscopic techniques for the performing these operations has contributed to the exponential growth of bariatric surgery over the last 10 years. There are many important considerations for the internist who is referring a patient for bariatric surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)353-381
Number of pages29
JournalMedical Clinics of North America
Volume91
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2007

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