Surgical treatment of morbid obesity

Harrison, R. A.; Clark, C. G.
September 1984
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Sep1984, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p725
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the surgical approach to treat morbid obesity. It explains several factors in assessing a patient who wishes to undergo a surgical treatment for morbid obesity. It discusses the procedures for vertical banded gastroplasty surgery. Gastroplasty is the most preferred surgical treatment for obesity due to its technical simplicity and lower cases of operative morbidity.


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