Weight Loss Programs

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All weight-loss programs require changes in your eating habits and increased physical activity. The treatment methods that are right for you depend on your level of obesity, your overall health and your willingness to participate in your weight-loss plan. Other treatment tools include: Dietary changes Exercise and activity Behavior change Prescription weight-loss medications Weight-loss surgery… Continue reading

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Gastric Plication or Laparoscopic Greater Curvature Plication

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The Laparoscopic Gastric Plication or Laparoscopic Greater Curvature Plication (LGCP) involves sewing one or more large folds in your stomach. During the LGCP, the volume of your stomach will be reduced by 70% which makes the stomach able to hold less and will help you eat less. Advantages: There is no cutting, stapling, or removal… Continue reading

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Gastric Bypass

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The Gastric Bypass is performed by creating a small pouch from the upper left part of the stomach. This pouch is usually 20 – 30 ml in volume. The Pouch is connected to the small intestine using a small opening. Around 90 – 95% of the stomach is bypassed as is the first 50 cm… Continue reading

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Sleeve Gastrecrectomy

Sleeve Gastrecrectomy

The Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG) or Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG) is a restrictive type of weight loss surgery that permanently reduces the size of the stomach. It promotes weight loss by restricting food intake. We remove approximately 80% of the stomach along the greater curvature, leaving only a small tube which serves as the new… Continue reading

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Adjustable Gastric Banding

Adjustable Gastric Banding

This procedure is done to treat obesity and to achieve long term weight loss. In this procedure, a hollow band made with special material is placed around the top of the stomach leaving a very small pouch above. The band is connected to tubing which leads to a port that is placed under the skin.… Continue reading

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