New Research on Morbid Obesity

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Nova Publishers, 2008 - Medical - 336 pages
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Morbid obesity, also known as clinically severe obesity, is an abnormal obesity defined as the condition of having body weight over 100 pounds over an ideal body weight or having a body mass index of 40 or higher. The term reflects the fact that this kind of obesity becomes associated with significant morbidity by increasing the risk of various obesity-related medical conditions. This book presents new and significant research in the field from around the world.
 

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Contents

Rhabdomyolysis A Severe Complication in Bariatric Surgery
1
Gastric Cancer after Bariatric Surgery
13
Recreational Marijuana Use in a Bariatric Clinic Population
21
The Problem of Band Erosion in Bariatric Surgery Histologic Evaluation of Periprosthesic Tissue
29
Dental Complications in Obesity and Following Bariatric Surgery
37
Neuroendocrine Feeding Regulation in the Perspective of Modern Food Supply Lessons for Obesity Treatment
45
New Research in Morbid Obesity
91
Pulmonary Gas Exchange and Diffusing Capacity at Rest and During Exercise in Those with Morbid Obesity Pre and Post Surgical Intervention
117
Micronutrient Encephalopathy after Bariatric Surgery
185
Borderline Personality Binge Eating Disorder and Obesity
205
Hemorheological Coagulation and Fibrinolytic Disturbances in Obesity
219
Morbid Obesity Surgical Options and Regulation of Consumption
241
A Modified Duodenal Switch for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity Clinical and Analytical Results
269
Respiratory Function Abnormalities in Morbidly Obese Subjects and the Risk of Low Lung Volume Injury
293
Morbid Obesity Significance of Psychological Treatment after Bariatric Surgery
303
Index
313

The Current State of Surgical Weight Loss Options for Morbidly Obese Adolescents
151
NonAlcoholic Steatohepatitis A Mechanism for Liver Injury and Hepatocellular Dysfunction
169

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