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Bariatric surgery - Wikipedia


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


Jun 27, 2016 ... 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 ...

Laparoscopic Weight Loss Surgery - A SAGES Wiki Article


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 ...

Bariatric Surgery Procedures - ASMBS


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

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


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 - Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass


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 ...

Bariatric Surgery: Laparoscopic Adjustable Banding Weight Loss


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

Gastric Plication Surgery: Weight Loss | Cleveland Clinic


How Is Gastric Plication Performed? We perform the gastric plication as a laparoscopic procedure. This involves making five or six small incisions in the ...

Gastric Banding Surgery for Weight Loss - WebMD


Feb 8, 2015 ... Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding -- which is also known as ... Gastric banding is considered the least invasive weight loss surgery and ...