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As New Types Of Bariatric Surgery Gain Popularity, What Are The Pros And Cons?



In 2013, an estimated 19,000 Americans had bariatric surgery, a catch-all term used to describe procedures that help people lose weight. These surgeries have been around for decades, but recently, a study from the University of Michigan suggests that one type of bariatric surgery is rising in popularity among the others. Dr. SohrabKhandelwal of the University of Washington explains. 

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