TITLE

The Severely Obese Patient: Neglected Again?

AUTHOR(S)
Schirmer, Bruce
PUB. DATE
February 1998
SOURCE
Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques;Feb98, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
5625934

 

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