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(p. 310) Surgical Treatments for Obesity 

(p. 310) Surgical Treatments for Obesity
(p. 310) Surgical Treatments for Obesity

Marion L. Vetter

, Lucy F. Faulconbridge

, Noel N. Williams

, and Thomas A. Wadden

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date: 09 May 2021

Chapter 47 explores surgical treatments for obesity, and details types of bariatric procedures, including restrictive procedures (laprascopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB), vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG)), malabsorptive procedures (biolopancreatic diversion (BPD) with duodenal switch (BPD-DS)), and combined procedures (Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB)), and their effects on weight loss, comorbidities, and mortality. The effect of bariatric surgery and enteroendocrine factors and the regulation of body weight, including the roles of ghrelin, glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1), and peptide YY (PYY).

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