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  • 2019-10-01

Metabolic/bariatric surgery for type 2 diabetes

Epublication WebSurg.com, Oct 2019;19(10). URL:
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In this authoritative lecture, Dr. Buchwald focuses on metabolic and bariatric surgery for type 2 diabetes. Through a valuable account of the historical evolution of the concept of metabolic surgery, Dr. Henry Buchwald, Professor of surgery and biomedical engineering as well as Owen and Sarah Davidson Wangensteen Chair in Experimental Surgery Emeritus at the University of Minnesota shows us the important role that different surgical procedures, both bariatric and non-bariatric, have played in the treatment of diverse metabolic pathologies, especially in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, emphasizing the rich and intense research activity which has generated this progress and the future of surgery in the treatment of chronic metabolic diseases.