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$17.95 USD
Square One Publishers
6 X 9 in
304 pg

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For the thousands of people affected by severe obesity, the decision to undergo weight loss surgery can be a matter of life and death. But it is not a simple procedure, and once done, it produces life-altering changes. To help you make the best possible choice, a dynamic team of experts has come together to share their experience, knowledge, and findings about weight loss surgery. Merle Cantor Goldberg is a leading psychotherapist specializing in eating disorders; Drs. Marcus and Cowan have helped develop many of the techniques used in bariatric surgery.

Weight Loss Surgery first addresses important questions about your qualification for this type of surgery, as well as the various surgical options available. It then presents a

comprehensive overview of pre-op visits and the post-op recovery period, examining both the psychological and the physical impacts of surgery.

Merle Cantor Goldberg George, Jr. Cowan William Y. Marcus
Author Bio

William Y. Marcus, MD, is a retired Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at George Washington University Medical School, and has over twenty years of experience in bariatric surgery.

George Cowan, Jr., MD, is a Professor of Surgery at the University of Tennessee Medical School. He is the coeditor/coauthor of three textbooks on obesity surgery.

Merle Cantor Goldberg, LCSW, received a diplomate in clinical social work from the University of Maryland, and has specialized in treating eating disorders for over thirty-five years. She is coauthor of the best-selling Weight Loss Surgery.