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Laparoscopic Bariatric Procedures: Physician Section: The Techniques

The following laparoscopic procedures are the only procedures we perform on our laparoscopic service. It should be noted that the Laparoscopic Vertical Gastroplasty is no longer routinely offered to patients. The Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass is overwhelmingly the most commonly performed procedure and the most effective.

       
   Laparoscopic V Band or Vertical Gastroplasty  
       
   Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass with Roux Y Limb  
       
   Laparoscopic Placement of the LapBand™  
       
       
       
 

 


 

Essential websites on  Morbid Obesity

> Basics about overweight and Obesity: NIH CDC Consensus

> Obesity and Genetics: CDC Update

> Body Mass index Classification and Calculation: Adult and Children

> Obesity trends

> Nutrition and Physical Activities: CDC Website

Statistics Related to Overweight and Obesity

> Weight Control Information Network: A NIH Product

American Obesity Association

> American Obesity Association



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