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Sleeve Gastrectomy

"Sleeve Gastrectomy limits the amount of food you can eat by reducing the size of the stomach. It's performed in under one hour and offers better weight loss AND better appetite suppresion than the adjustable gastric band. Unlike the band, no adjustment are needed so aftercare is simplified. There is no rerouting of the intestines so it is less extreme than the gastric bypass. A simple overnight stay can allow you to be back to work in under a week. Watch this animated video to learn about the sleeve:"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dl1w8bxItT0

 

Review the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery's position statment on the sleeve:

http://s3.amazonaws.com/publicASMBS/GuidelinesStatements/PositionStatement/ASMBS-SLEEVE-STATEMENT-2011_10_28.pdf

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