biliopancreatic diversion, a portion of the stomach is removed. The remaining
portion of the stomach is connected to the lower portion of the small
intestine. The food you eat then bypasses much of the small intestine,
resulting in fewer calories absorbed and weight loss.
Primary Medical Reviewer
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Ali Tavakkoli, MD, FRCSC - General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
April 5, 2013
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April 05, 2013
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