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bariatrics

[‚ba·rē′a‚triks]
(medicine)
A branch of medicine that deals with the treatment of obesity.
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Bariatric surgery reduces the risk of a diabetic having a myocardial infarction (heart attack) by 44 percent.
A catastrophic scenario for the medical-malpractice industry would involve a tidal wave of claims or class-action lawsuits resulting from latent medical issues related to bariatric procedures.
What are the benefits sought from bariatric surgery?
In less than a year, Mercy Health System's program has identified hundreds of new bariatric patients in the Philadelphia region using a marketing campaign that focuses on web, email and social media.
The analysts forecast the Global Bariatric Surgery Devices market to grow at a CAGR of 8.
To earn the accreditation, University Bariatric Center met the essential criteria that ensure its ability to support a bariatric surgical care program and the institutional performance requirements outlined by the BSCN Accreditation Standards.
The impact of bariatric surgery was even greater, with an 87% risk reduction, for those with impaired fasting glucose at baseline, said Dr.
This full analysis showed that patients who had bariatric surgery have 2.
Outpatient bariatric surgeries were not assessed in this study.
Based on these findings, the senior executive team decides to expand its surgical service line by offering bariatric surgery.
Bariatric surgery, also known as gastric bypass surgery, uses different techniques to reduce the size of the stomach and intestines and limit how much food a person can eat.