"Weight Loss Surgery is a must-have reference book for all WLS patients and their families."
Weight Loss Surgery: Is It Right for You?by Merle Cantor Goldberg, George, Jr. Cowan, William Y. Marcus
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.
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Meet the Author
Merle Cantor Goldberg, LCSW, has specialized in treating eating disorders for over thirty-five years. She is the coauthor of My Thin Excuse.
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.
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.
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