TY - CHAP A1 - Frank J. M. Weyns A2 - Frauke Beckers A3 - Linda Vanormelingen A4 - Marjan Vandersteen A5 - Erik Niville ED1 - Chih-Kun Huang Y1 - 2012-02-29 PY - 2012 T1 - Foot Drop as a Complication of Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery – Is It Preventable? N2 - Bariatric surgery has gained importance in the last 20 years because of the high prevalence of global obesity, and the vast understating of the physiological and pathological aspects of obesity and associated metabolic syndromes. This book has been written by a number of highly outstanding authors and pioneering bariatric surgeons from all over the world. The intended audience for this book includes all medical professionals involved in caring for bariatric patients. The chapters cover the choice of operation, preoperative preparation including psychological aspect, postoperative care and management of complication. It also extends to concept and result of metabolic surgery and scarless bariatric surgery. BT - Advanced Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery SP - Ch. 11 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/34082 DO - 10.5772/34082 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-12-01 ER -