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What is Bariatric Surgery?

In the United States, more than 30% of adults are obese. Aside from diet and exercise there are medical options like bariatric surgery. Bariatric surgery is altering your digestive system to redirect or restrict the amount of food your body can process, which leads to weight loss. The two major types of bariatric surgery are ‘Banding’ and ‘Gastric Bypass’.

Dr. Roshini Raj

This video features Dr. Roshini Raj. Dr. Roshini Raj is a Board certified gastroenterologist and internist with special interests in women’s health and cancer screening.

Duration: 01:48.
Reviewed by: Dr. Preeti Parikh . Review date: February 07, 2011
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