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Gastric Bypass Surgeries are any of a group of similar operations used to treat morbid obesity - the severe accumulation of excess weight as fatty tissue - and the health problems (comorbidities) it causes.
Study clearly showed the benefit of weight loss in terms of pain, function and quality of life

Study clearly showed the benefit of weight loss in terms of pain, function and quality of life

Weight loss surgery reduces components of  metabolic syndrome in obese patients

Weight loss surgery reduces components of metabolic syndrome in obese patients

The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori is high among patients about to undergo weight loss surgery

The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori is high among patients about to undergo weight loss surgery

Some patients who undergo treatment considered to be the last resort for severe obesity can develop peripheral neuropathy

Some patients who undergo treatment considered to be the last resort for severe obesity can develop peripheral neuropathy

Surgical treatment for morbid obesity helps prevent hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and obstructive sleep apnea

Surgical treatment for morbid obesity helps prevent hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and obstructive sleep apnea

Surgery for extremely obese patients may be more effective for weight reduction

Surgery for extremely obese patients may be more effective for weight reduction

Massive weight loss patients should be aware that body contouring may require surgeons to address the entire body circumferentially

Massive weight loss patients should be aware that body contouring may require surgeons to address the entire body circumferentially

Obese people who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery show declines in levels of ghrelin hormone that stimulates appetite

Obese people who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery show declines in levels of ghrelin hormone that stimulates appetite

VCU Medical Center goes high definition

VCU Medical Center goes high definition