Downside Of Surgical Management Of Obesity/ Bariatric surgery

Bariatric Surgery in Obesity
The latest technology in obesity management after all other modes of treatment have been unsuccessful is bariatric surgery. ‘Baros’ means ‘weight’, hence the term bariatric surgery. The procedure was developed by Dr Mason and Ito in 1960’s. Gastric bypass surgery came into being when substantial weight loss was noted in patients undergoing partial stomach elimination. The procedure has undergone several modifications over the decades.

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