gastrectomy

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gastrectomy

[ga′strek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of all or part of the stomach.
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Procedures such as lap bands and sleeve gastrectomies work largely by significantly reducing the available area of the stomach.
Noting anecdotally how effective the sleeve gastrectomies were proving to be for his patients, Dr.
When receiving such procedures as sleeve gastrectomies or lap band surgery, Los Angeles residents and people from around the world have seen outstanding outcomes.
Shawn Garber, is the only surgeon on Long Island and Queens who has performed more than 3500 laparoscopic gastric bypass procedures, 3000 Lap-Band procedures and over 300 laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomies.