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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 Market Research Report, Industry Analysis by device (surgical stapler, gastric bands, gastric balloons, adjustable gastric band, and gastric emptying systems), type (gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy), end user - Global forecast till 2023
Sharjah resident Rosamma took a bank loan to fund her bariatric surgery.
Bariatric procedures produce rapid and substantial weight loss.
Schmidt, M.D., FACS, chief, Division of Bariatric Surgery, and director, Center for Bariatric Medicine and Surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center.
Each participant was interviewed to assess their knowledge of obesity and bariatric surgery using a new questionnaire that was developed based on previous studies.
Yes, everyone who had a bariatric procedure lost weight, but did the long-term benefits really outweigh the harms?
An Emirati boy bullied for being overweight has shed 30kg after bariatric surgery at University Hospital Sharjah (UHS), the hospital said on Saturday.
Rebecca O'Brien, M.D., from Kaiser Permanente Northern California in Oakland, and colleagues assessed the relationship between bariatric surgery and incident microvascular complications among 4,024 patients (aged 19 to 79 years) with T2DM who had bariatric surgery.
The new findings showed that bariatric surgery led to a 42 per cent reduced risk of skin cancer in general compared to controls given usual obesity care.
OBESE PATIENTS LIVING in rural areas of West Virginia were substantially less likely than were their urban and suburban counterparts to have bariatric surgery, according to findings from a study comparing outcomes in two patient groups.
Bariatric surgery can also result in significant improvement in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to new research.