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Bariatric surgery

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Bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) includes a variety of procedures performed on people ..... Laparoscopic bariatric surgery requires a hospital stay of only one or two days. Short-term complic...

Laparoscopic gastric banding: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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Laparoscopic gastric banding is surgery to help with weight loss. The surgeon places a band around the upper part of your stomach to create a small pouch to ...

Bariatric Surgery - Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass

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The "Roux-en-Y gastric bypass" (RYGB) is considered the "gold standard" for weight-loss surgery by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery ...

Laparoscopic Weight Loss Surgery - A SAGES Wiki Article

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Laparoscopic surgery for obesity is for people who are severely overweight. ... It was shown that nearly all participants in any non-surgical weight-loss program ...

Obesity Action Coalition » Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric surgery is a recognized and accepted approach for both weight-loss and ... Although the laparoscopic procedure has increasingly gained in popularity ...

Laparoscopic Weight Loss Surgery - Newton-Wellesley Hospital ...

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Laparoscopy, however, has become the predominant technique in some areas of surgery and has been used for weight loss surgery for several years. Although ...

Bariatric Surgery Procedures - ASMBS

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Most weight loss surgeries today are performed using minimally invasive techniques (laparoscopic surgery). The most common bariatric surgery procedures are ...

Laparoscopic Adjustable Banding Weight Loss - Brigham and ...

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Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding is a minimally invasive surgical treatment for weight loss that requires no stomach stapling or intestinal re-routing.

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass: Overview, Indications, Contraindications

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Sep 17, 2014 ... The term bariatric is derived from the Greek words baros (weight) and iatreia ( medical treatment). Laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, ...

Gastric Bypass Surgery | Columbia University Department of Surgery

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... in the United States. It results in reliable weight loss with acceptable risks and minimal side effects. ... Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery. Since 1997, the ...

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