stomach stapling

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stomach stapling

n
a treatment for obesity in which the capacity of the stomach is reduced by a surgical procedure
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Older surgical methods of controlling obesity include Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, biliopancreatic bypass, gastric partitioning, and jejuno-ileal bypass.
Peripheral neuropathy and starvation after gastric partitioning for morbid obesity.
In a procedure called gastric partitioning, popular in Europe and Australia, a band is cinched tight around the stomach.