TY - CHAP A1 - Kazunori Kasama A2 - Yosuke Seki A3 - Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi ED1 - Chih-Kun Huang Y1 - 2012-02-29 PY - 2012 T1 - Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery for Asians 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. 14 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/33891 DO - 10.5772/33891 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-08-02 ER -