bariatrics

(redirected from Bariatric surgeon)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Related to Bariatric surgeon: Obesity surgery

bariatrics

 [bar″e-at´riks]
a field of medicine encompassing the study of overweight, its causes, prevention, and treatment.

bar·i·at·rics

(bar'ē-at'riks),
That branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of obesity and allied diseases.
[G. baros, weight, + iatreia, medical treatment]

bariatrics

/bar·i·at·rics/ (-e-ă´triks) a field of medicine encompassing the study of overweight and its causes, prevention, and treatment.

bariatrics

(băr′ē-ăt′rĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of medicine that deals with the causes, prevention, and treatment of obesity.

bar′i·at′ric adj.
bar′i·a·tri′cian (-ə-trĭsh′ən) n.

bariatrics

[ber′ē·at′riks]
Etymology: Gk, baros, weight, iatros, physician
the field of medicine that focuses on the treatment and control of obesity and diseases associated with obesity.

bariatrics

The branch of medicine dedicated to managing obesity through diet, exercise, behavioural modification, drugs and surgery.

bar·i·at·rics

(bar'ē-at'riks)
That branch of medicine concerned with the management of obesity.
[G. baros, weight, + iatreia, medical treatment]

Bariatrics

The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and treatment of obesity and related disorders.

bariatrics

a field of medicine encompassing the study of obesity, its causes, prevention and treatment.
References in periodicals archive ?
Paul Super is a consultant bariatric surgeon at Spire Parkway Hospital in Solihull ?
Ramen Goel, Bariatric surgeon who operated her on 22nd December 2008.
Olbers, a bariatric surgeon who is director of the Obesity Centre at Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg.
Peter Sedman, bariatric surgeon and spokesman for the Royal College of Surgeons, said: "The number of morbidly obese patients in the UK is increasing rapidly and we need to continue to put even more resources into what is proven to be a successful and cost-effective method of treatment.
From her experience as a physician assistant to bariatric surgeon Dr.
About one-third of the adult population in Bahrain is overweight or obese, said Al Kindi Specialised Hospital consultant laparoscopic and bariatric surgeon Dr Hussein Faour.
He briefly considered gastric bypass surgery after trying a number of yo-yo diets, but opted against it after a bariatric surgeon suggested he lose the weight naturally.
For preoperative clearance and informed consent, Mrs RF needs to meet with the bariatric surgeon to whom the FP refers her, as well as other individuals who will help her understand the procedure.
Although a number of diet approaches have been introduced--including the Atkins diet, the Hollywood diet, and varying forms of low-fat and low-carbohydrate approaches--the severely obese patient may consider surgical methods under the consultation of a qualified bariatric surgeon.
I like how the Adaptive Tissue Technology senses and responds with improved energy delivery and the generator tone changes," said Paul Kemmeter, MD, Bariatric Surgeon, Grand Health Partners (Grand Rapids, MI).
The practice is seeking a fellowship trained bariatric surgeon to join their growing practice.
Presolicitation:New Requirement Personal Services For 1 Fte Bariatric Surgeon