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what is the name of the weight loss surgery that is not gastric bypass or lap band?

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Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Gastric sleeve: Gastric sleeve is newer than lap band and gastric bypass. All these procedures are effective. Best results are with a team and bariatric program before surgery. Okay to visit with local surgeons who perform bariatric surgery.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
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Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Sleeve gastrectomy : Sleeve gastrectomy.
Answered on Aug 15, 2013

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