Obesity and Bariatric Surgery

Stacy A. Brethauer, Carlos V R Brown

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSurgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationClinical Questions and Answers
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9781118274231
ISBN (Print)9780470654613
StatePublished - Apr 25 2012


  • Acute cholecystitis, as cause and rhabdomyolysis
  • Gastrojejunal anastomosis ulceration, proton pump inhibitors
  • Ideal body weight, and initial tidal volume settings
  • Iron deficiency with bariatric surgical, Fe3+ reduced
  • Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, IV fluids, antibiotics
  • Laparoscopic gastric banding, in morbid obesity, pulmonary embolism
  • Mid-abdominal pain, hernia with biliopancreatic obstruction
  • Obesity and bariatric surgery
  • Obesity hypoventilation syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea
  • Pulmonary pathophysiology in the obese, minute ventilation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

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