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Is gastric bypass safe for an 18yr old who is more then 200lbs over-weight?

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In brief: Yes

Although weight loss surgery as with any surgery has it's own risks and complications, bariatric surgery performed for this type individual by an expert in the field of bariatric surgery can result in long term health benefits.
Be sure to ask about the complications that can occur, as well as the surgeons' own complication rate to make sure that you're making an informed decision.

In brief: Yes

Although weight loss surgery as with any surgery has it's own risks and complications, bariatric surgery performed for this type individual by an expert in the field of bariatric surgery can result in long term health benefits.
Be sure to ask about the complications that can occur, as well as the surgeons' own complication rate to make sure that you're making an informed decision.
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