25. Obesity Management: Considerations for the Gastroenterologist

  1. John WD McDonald Professor of Medicine3,
  2. Andrew K Burroughs Professor of Hepatology Consultant Physician/Hepatologist4,
  3. Brian G Feagan Professor of Medicine3 and
  4. M Brian Fennerty Professor of Medicine5
  1. Leah Gramlich1,
  2. Marilyn Zeman1 and
  3. Arya M Sharma2

Published Online: 22 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314403.ch25

Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition

Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Gramlich, L., Zeman, M. and Sharma, A. M. (2010) Obesity Management: Considerations for the Gastroenterologist, in Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition (eds J. W. McDonald, A. K. Burroughs, B. G. Feagan and M. B. Fennerty), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314403.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Robarts Clinical Trials, Robarts Research Unit, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

  2. 4

    The Royal Free Sheila Sherlock Liver Centre, Royal Free Hospital, and University College London, London, UK

  3. 5

    Oregon Health and Science University, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Portland, Oregon, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Gastroenterology, Royal Alexandra Hospital University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

  2. 2

    Division of Endocrinology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181938

Online ISBN: 9781444314403

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Keywords:

  • The role of the gastrointestinal tract in ingestive behavior;
  • Gastrointestinal symptoms and disease in the obese patient;
  • Bariatric surgery – a primer for the gastroenterologist;
  • Considerations in endoscopy;
  • Endoscopic treatments for obesity;
  • Obesity management: Considerations for the gastroenterologist;
  • body-mass index (BMI);
  • cocaine and amphetamine related transcript (CART);
  • pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC);
  • arcuate nucleus of the hypothalamus (ARC)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background

  • The role of the gastrointestinal tract in ingestive behavior

  • Gastrointestinal symptoms and disease in the obese patient

  • Bariatric surgery – a primer for the gastroenterologist

  • Considerations in endoscopy

  • Endoscopic treatments for obesity

  • References