General and Abdominal Surgery: Practices, Potential Complications and Postoperative Management and Outcomes

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Kassandra Sarah Slavomir (Editor)

Series: Surgery – Procedures, Complications, and Results
BISAC: MED085030

Bariatric surgery has become a mainstay in the treatment armamentarium of morbid obesity. Randomized trials have established the efficacy of bariatric surgery towards sustained weight loss, along with significant improvements in related comorbidities, quality of life measures, and all-cause mortality. This compilation discusses the indications and complications of bariatric surgery as well as several other topics that include omentectomy, post surgery atrial fibrillation, blood transfusions, and others. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

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Preface

Chapter 1 – Omentectomy As a Procedure for the Co-Morbidities of Obesity (pp. 1-30)
Aaron Magnuson, Andrea Booth and Michelle Foster (Colorado State University, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Fort Collins, CO)

Chapter 2 – Bariatric Surgery: Indications and Complications (pp. 31-52)
Dina M. Filiberto and Aziz M. Merchant (Rutgers–New Jersey Medical School, Department of Surgery)

Chapter 3 – Atrial Fibrillation after Surgery (pp. 53-76)
Di Ai and Juan P. Cata (Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, The University of Texas -MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, US)

Chapter 4 – Perioperative Period, Stress Response, Immune Suppression and Cancer Recurrence (pp. 77-100)
M. F. Ramirez, P. Tran and Juan P. Cata (Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, The University of Texas-MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, US)

Chapter 5 – Perioperative Blood Transfusions and Its Complications (pp. 101-118)
Hao Wang and Juan P. Cata (Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, US)

Chapter 6 – Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Pathophysiological and Therapeutic Considerations (pp. 119-142)
Evgenios Evgeniou, Panagiotis A. Dimitriadis, Petros V. Vlastarakos, Ashley Walden and Rishi Sharma (General Surgery Department, Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, UK, and others)

Chapter 7 – Hydatid Liver Cyst (pp. 143-156)
Jitendra Kumar Kushwaha, Abhinav Arun Sonkar, Kulranjan Singh, Akshay Anand and Rajni Gupta (King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, India)

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