Chapter 9. The Place of Surgery in the Management of Obesity

  1. Colin Waine OBE, FRCGP, FRCPath Director of Health Programmes and Primary Care Development

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760185.ch9

Obesity and Weight Management in Primary Care

Obesity and Weight Management in Primary Care

How to Cite

Waine, C. (2002) The Place of Surgery in the Management of Obesity, in Obesity and Weight Management in Primary Care, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760185.ch9

Author Information

  1. Sunderland Health Authority, Sunderland, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632065141

Online ISBN: 9780470760185

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Keywords:

  • national institutes for health;
  • surgery;
  • drug therapy;
  • atheroma;
  • sleep apnoea

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Selection of Patents

  • Procedures

  • Side-Effects

  • Complications

  • Results