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Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

Diversion also changes the levels of hormones and enzymes in the digestive tract that signal hunger and fullness, so a person feels fuller sooner. It involves creating a small pouch, about the size of an egg, at the top of the stomach using surgical staples or a plastic band.

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Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

Risks and Side Effects Weight loss surgery, like any surgery, does come with risks. This is why they have to change their approach to eating.

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Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Patients need to show that they are willing and able to make big changes in their eating and exercise habits before the surgery. For several months before surgery, you will work with the medical team to build the skills needed for success.

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Surgery: What to Expect-After Surgery

In this case, you may go to a type of assisted-living facility instead of to your home. Nurses and rehabilitation specialists at an assisted-living facility can help you work toward getting home.

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Surgery for osteosarcoma

If even a small number of cancer cells are left behind, they might grow and make a new tumor. To lower the risk of this happening, surgeons remove the tumor plus some of the normal tissue around it.

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Surgery and VNS

But while surgery for epilepsy may be a radical step, improvements have made these operations much safer and more effective. In some cases of epilepsy, doctors can locate the specific part of the brain that is causing the seizures.

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Pelvic Organ Prolapse-Surgery

The choice of surgery depends upon which organs are involved, how bad your symptoms are, and what other medical conditions are present. Also, your surgeon may have experience with and preference for a certain procedure.

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Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

Please Note: By clicking a link to any resource listed on this page, you will be leaving the KidsHealth site. American Diabetes Association (ADA) http://www.diabetes.org The ADA website includes news, information, tips, and recipes for people with diabetes.

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Preparing for Surgery - ACOG

Outpatient surgery may be done in a hospital, health care providers office, surgical center, or clinic. Inpatient surgery takes place in a hospital and requires an overnight stay.

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Surgery - American Lung Association

Surgery is an option for some patients depending on the type and stage of their lung cancer. Surgery can remove the tumor along with the diseased part of the lung.

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Cosmetic surgery - Mayo Clinic

The goal of cosmetic surgery is to improve a person's appearance and, thus, self-esteem by changing the way she or he looks. Many physical characteristics can be successfully changed through cosmetic surgery; others cannot.

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Knee replacement surgery

The artificial joint is attached to the thigh bone, shin and knee cap either with cement or a special material. When fit together, the attached artificial parts form the joint, relying on the surrounding muscles and ligaments for support and function.

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