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Do they do vagotomy surgery for weight loss?

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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics
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In brief: Not appropriate

We generally avoid vagotomy in order to keep the low stomach working normally.
Some studies were attempted with vagotomy plus a band, but were not successful. There is a stimulator for the vagus nerve that has been placed in the neck area and has shown a decrease in appetite. Still under investigation.

In brief: Not appropriate

We generally avoid vagotomy in order to keep the low stomach working normally.
Some studies were attempted with vagotomy plus a band, but were not successful. There is a stimulator for the vagus nerve that has been placed in the neck area and has shown a decrease in appetite. Still under investigation.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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In brief: Vagotomy

No. A vagotomy is not a part of weight loss surgery.

In brief: Vagotomy

No. A vagotomy is not a part of weight loss surgery.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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In brief: No

A vagotomy is not a part of any weight loss surgical procedure.

In brief: No

A vagotomy is not a part of any weight loss surgical procedure.
Dr. Matthew Lublin
Dr. Matthew Lublin
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