This series on “Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery” is edited by M. Mahir Ozmen, Department of Surgery, Istinye University School of Medicine, Liv Hospital Ankara, Ankara, Turkey.
Present series includes all recognised available standard techniques and theirmodifications in bariatric surgery starting from gastric banding to more complex procedures like duodenal switch. Direct issues related to bariatric surgery like enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) and weight regain after surgery were also included. We have a special chapter on metabolic effects of bariatric surgery on type 2 diabetes and all effects were discussed in details. Andominal wall surgery in bariatric patients also discussed in details by Morales Conde in this special series.
What is new in bariatric and metabolic surgery
AB002. OP-2 Comparison of Magenstrasse and Mill gastroplasty and sleeve gastrectomy techniques as an experimental study on rabbits
AB005. OP-5 A new approach in bariatric operations: bridged mini gastric bypass is rabbit model suitable for an experimental study?
AB007. OP-7 The knowledge, attitude, and behavioral levels of 5th and 6th grade medical students on obesity, bariatric and metabolic surgery: a survey study
AB008. OP-8 The relationship between smoking and body fat percentage of obese individuals before laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
AB009. OP-9 Correlation between meal frequency and body mass index of obese individuals before laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
AB010. OP-10 Gastroesophageal reflux disease after sleeve gastrectomy—incidence and effectiveness of technical modifications
AB011. OP-11 Unexplained abdominal pain after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: porto-mesenteric venosus thrombosis
AB013. OP-13 Laparoscopic approach to gastrogastric fistula and enteroenterostomy anastomosis stricture after laparoscopic gastric bypass
AB015. OP15 Comparison of ultrasound findings and laparoscopic views in the evaluation of hepatosteatosis
AB026. PP-5 Petersen hernia—a rare cause of acute abdomen after laparoscopic gastric by-pass operation
The series “Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery without any sponsorship or funding. M Mahir OZMEN is serving as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.