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Minimally Invasive Surgery For Morbid Obesity Has Favorable Outcomes, According To University Of Pittsburgh Study

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October 20, 2000
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Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery is a safe and effective procedure for achieving significant weight loss in morbidly obese people, with a low rate of complications, a short hospital stay and rapid recovery, according to a study in the October issue of the Annals of Surgery.

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 16 -- Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery is a safe and effective procedure for achieving significant weight loss in morbidly obese people, with a low rate of complications, a short hospital stay and rapid recovery, according to a study in the October issue of the Annals of Surgery.


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University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center. (2000, October 20). Minimally Invasive Surgery For Morbid Obesity Has Favorable Outcomes, According To University Of Pittsburgh Study. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 21, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/10/001017073317.htm
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