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Mon, Jan 20, 2020
Chapel Hill: Bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) is performed by General Surgeons with specialized training. Bariatric procedures performed at NCSH are:
From the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery website:
“Bariatric surgical procedures cause weight loss by restricting the amount of food the stomach can hold, causing malabsorption of nutrients, or by a combination of both gastric restriction and malabsorption. Bariatric procedures also often cause hormonal changes. Most weight loss surgeries today are performed using minimally invasive techniques (laparoscopic surgery).
The most common bariatric surgery procedures are gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric band, and biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch. Each surgery has its own advantages and disadvantages.”
North Carolina Specialty Orthopaedic surgeons offer total hip, knee and partial knee replacements. Physicians are using advanced technology in joint replacement surgery, including the use of the MAKOplasty device. The MAKOplasty is a robotic device that assists physicians by using…
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