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What are the two restrictive weight loss surgery types?

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The two purely restrictive types of weight loss surgery are called gastric banding and vertical sleeve gastrectomy. Both operations make less room in the stomach for food right after you eat it.

SOURCES: News release, Allergan. American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: "Bariatric Surgery." Kelvin D. Higa, MD, program director of minimally invasive and bariatric surgery, Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital, Fresno, CA; past president, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Walter Pories, MD, professor, founding chair of surgery department, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. Buchwald, H. T , Oct. 13, 2004. Sjöström, L. , Dec. 23, 2004. Colquitt, J. , 2009. Brolin, R. , Dec. 11, 2002. Buchwald, H. , October 2007. McMahon, M. , October 2006.









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SOURCES: News release, Allergan. American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: "Bariatric Surgery." Kelvin D. Higa, MD, program director of minimally invasive and bariatric surgery, Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital, Fresno, CA; past president, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Walter Pories, MD, professor, founding chair of surgery department, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. Buchwald, H. T , Oct. 13, 2004. Sjöström, L. , Dec. 23, 2004. Colquitt, J. , 2009. Brolin, R. , Dec. 11, 2002. Buchwald, H. , October 2007. McMahon, M. , October 2006.









he Journal of the American Medical AssociationNew England Journal of MedicineCochrane Database of Systematic ReviewsThe Journal of the American Medical AssociationSurgeryMayo Clinic Proceedings

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on July 26, 2017

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