TITLE

Weight-loss surgery is best after all else fails

AUTHOR(S)
CHUA, PHILIP S.
PUB. DATE
December 2015
SOURCE
Filipino Reporter;12/11/2015, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on weight-loss surgery which is performed on obese patients. Topics include bariatric surgery which is the general term used for operative procedures performed on the stomach, things done in gastric bypass including stapling the stomach and bypassing a small part of the upper intestinal tract, and who are the candidates for bariatric surgery. Also mentioned are the possible complications of weight-loss surgeries.
ACCESSION #
111512979

 

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