By the end of this program, the viewer should be able to:

  • Define the terms "critical" or "morbid" obesity.
  • Identify common causes of obesity.
  • Describe several surgical management techniques for controlling obesity, including pre- and post-surgical expectations and care.
  • Recognize the radiologic signs of complications from bypass surgery.
  • Identify the management of gastric bypass complications.
  • List potential methods of improving radiologic images of obese patients.

Target Audience

The target audience is radiologic technologists. Other technologists and medical personnel may also benefit from viewing this program.