Bariatric Surgery

Anesthesia is a way to give you medicine that blocks pain during medical procedures, especially surgery. Depending on the type of anesthesia used, you might be completely...

Weight loss is a difficult topic for a lot of people who struggle with their weight daily. Some people seem to lose weight effortlessly, while others feel...

Consumer Alert: On November 2nd, 2010 Ethicon Endo-Surgery issued a recall of the REALIZE Adjustable Gastric Band. If you or someone you know is currently a REALIZE...

The LAP Band is a type of adjustable gastric band used for weight loss surgery. During surgery, a silicone band is placed around the stomach, limiting the...

Is there a way to undergo weight loss surgery without needing incisions and a lengthy recovery period? Though it may sound too good to be true, in...

Duodenal Switch is one form of weight loss procedure, developed as a variation of the biliopancreatic diversion technique. The difference is that it leaves a larger portion...

Gastric sleeve surgery, also known as sleeve gastrectomy, is a form of bariatric surgery. During the procedure, a large portion of the stomach is removed and what...

Gastric bypass procedures are the most commonly performed types of bariatric surgery, accounting for nearly 80 percent of all such procedures. It is intended for morbidly obese...

Exercise and eating right are usually touted as the ‘best’ ways to lose weight, but many people find it hard to shed the pounds even after years...