Weight Loss Surgery

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Is Weight Loss Surgery Right For You? Maybe…Maybe Not…

If your BMI indicates that you’re obese and you’ve been toying with the idea of weight loss surgery, here’s all the information you’ll need to know on whether it’s the right option for you. For starters, weight loss surgery is still a surgery – replete with all the risks and pain that come along with […]

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The Real Skinny on Liposuction Body Contouring

So, you’ve used the term loosely in a conversation, but have never really known for sure what liposuction actually is. You may have read that nearly 404,000 liposuctions were performed in the U.S. in 2007 so it has to do some good…right?1  Maybe you’re overweight and have been toying with the idea of surgery for […]

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Liposuction for Contours You Can’t Seem to Get on Your Own

It is usually considered a form of popular cosmetic surgery. Liposuction has been considered as optional, cosmetic, esthetic or even frivolous. In fact, liposuction has become very popular with women for the removal of a variety of fat-related complaints. These include small amounts of excess fat on such areas of the body as: The abdomen […]

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Other Major Malabsorptive Methods of Bariatric Surgery

In terms of popularity the most common form of malabsorptive bariatric surgery is Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB). Yet, there are other possibilities from which to choose if you wish to undergo this type of weight loss surgery. The two major types currently available are. What is BPD? The first BPD surgery was performed by Nicola […]

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Malabsorptive Methods – Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery

There are two basic types of bariatric surgery. These are restrictive and malabsorptive. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) is a form of restrictive surgery. The presence of a band restricts the amount of food entering and leaving the stomach. This process differs from that of roux-en-Y (RYGB) – another form of popular weight loss surgery. […]

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Restricting Your Food Intake – Vertical Banded Gastroplasty, Gastric Sleeve and the Toga System

Restrictive methods focus on preventing your stomach from receiving food. A common restrictive method is laparoscopic adjustable banding (LAGB). Yet, while LAGB is popular, it is not the only form of bariatric surgery that works on this premise. Throughout the history of weight loss surgery, several types of restrictive surgery have been employed. Among the […]

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Laparoscopic Adjustable Banding – A Safe Method Of Restrictive Weight Loss

There are different ways in which bariatric surgery can help those who are obese. Not all methods are suitable for everyone. Before you decide which method or even methods are the most appropriate for your weight loss, consult with a medical professional. Your doctor can help you understand which form of bariatric surgery will achieve […]

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Surgery – Sometimes The Only Option With Obese Cases

The high rate of obesity in the United States among adults has resulted in a crisis situation. It places pressure upon the entire health system and can have severe economic results. The medical profession has become increasingly aware of the potential threat. Over the past decades they have sought solutions in different approaches. While many […]


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