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Topic: Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery 2.0

A special issue of Mini-invasive Surgery

ISSN 2574-1225 (Online)

Submission deadline: 15 Sep 2021

Guest Editor(s)

  • Prof. Henry Buchwald
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 55455, USA.

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  • Dr. Wah Yang
    Department of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China.

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Special Issue Introduction

The global prevalence of obesity and its related comorbidities including cancer are on the rise. Bariatric surgery is the most effective and durable method for treating obesity. Bariatric surgery also significantly reduces the risk of complications associated with obesity comorbidities, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and the risk of mortality in comparison with medical management. Due to accreditation efforts, the safety profile of bariatric surgery is equivalent or superior to many common operations. The current bariatric procedures produce significant and durable weight loss and substantially reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with obesity-related diseases. 

The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc on society, especially health-care systems, including disrupting bariatric and metabolic surgery. This review highlights and collects the bariatric and metabolic surgery during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. It is expected to provide reference for this operation in the new era.

Submission Deadline

15 Sep 2021

Submission Information

Articles of special issue are free of charge for article processing.
For Author Instructions, please refer to http://misjournal.net/pages/view/author_instructions
For Online Submission, please login at https://oaemesas.com/MIS/?IssueId=677
Submission Deadline: 15 Sep 2021
Contacts: Jane Lee, Managing Editor, Jane@misjournal.net

Published Articles

This special issue is now open for submission.
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