bariatrics

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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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Joseph Hampe and his colleagues also found that when they compared patients' liver biopsies before and after weight loss surgery, the NAFLD-associated methylation changes were partially reversible.
Dr Cerilan Rogers, WHSSC's director of specialised and tertiary services, said weight loss surgery had been assigned a "low priority" relative to ministerial priorities that required significant investment, such as renal dialysis or specialist cancer services.
Be flexible - Consult with a surgeon or surgeons who perform more than one type of weight loss surgery.
A four-year-old boy from Kolkata has made headlines for undergoing weight loss surgery at such a young age.
The study at a Veterans Affairs medical center looked at 850 male patients, with a mean average age of 49, who underwent weight loss surgery and discovered that obese men did not have a higher chance of being alive than men who did not have surgery.