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Bariatrics

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Updated January 07, 2009

Bariatric Surgery

Types of Bariatric Surgery

Walter Pories, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Definition: A branch of medicine that deals with obesity, including prevention of obesity and treatments for obesity including surgical procedures.

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Pronunciation: BARRY-atrick
Also Known As: weight loss, weight loss surgeries, gastric bypass surgeries, weight loss medicine
Common Misspellings: barryatrics, baryatrics,
Examples:
The patient had tried many different weight loss programs before consulting a bariatric surgeon to explore weight loss surgery options.

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