The Severely Obese Patient: Neglected Again?

Schirmer, Bruce
February 1998
Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques;Feb98, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
Editorial. Deals with the technical difficulty encountered by surgeons when performing minimally invasive surgery on a severely obese patient. Societal bias existing against severely obese person; Prevalence of severe obesity in the United States; Recommendations for surgeons.


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