First report from nationwide bariatric registry examines outcomes of surgical techniques used in popular procedures

Posted by on September 20, 2016 5:08 pm
Categories: health

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, a newer type of weight loss surgery that reduces the stomach size by about 75 percent, is a safe procedure with a low morbidity rate, researchers have concluded after analyzing information included in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) database.

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