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n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of medicine that deals with the causes, prevention, and treatment of obesity.

bar′i·at′ric adj.
bar′i·a·tri′cian (-ə-trĭsh′ən) n.


(ˌbær iˈæ trɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
a branch of medicine that deals with the control and treatment of obesity and allied diseases.
[1965–70; < Greek bár(os) weight (compare baro-) + -iatrics]
bar`i•at′ric, adj.
bar`i•a•tri′cian (-əˈtrɪʃ ən) n.
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It included 22 obese participants scheduled for obesity surgery were recruited along with 15 lean, age-matched controls.
The business focuses on obesity surgery and is one of the largest in Finland in this speciality, however, the Finnish market is very small.
Figures also show that the demand for obesity surgery is expected to be 80,000 in 2020, an addition of 50,000 obesity surgeries from 2014 in the region.
Until now, health guidelines have focused on obesity surgery as a last-resort method for quick weight loss, with diabetes improvement considered a bonus.
Joseph Indelicato from Queens, NY have recently been informed that their manuscript entitled "Stability of Metabolic Factor Before and After Bariatric Surgery" will be published in Obesity Surgery, the official journal of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders and is currently available online at: www.
Candidates for obesity surgery most often have a long history of yo-yo dieting.
Contract notice: Open tender, divided into 4 lots, for the supply of medical devices for obesity surgery needed by the gastroenterology, endocrinology, surgery dell~aou federico ii.
Although the majority - more than 40% - of travellers Although the majority - more than 40% - of travellers are having cosmetic surgery, there is a significant and growing number of people having necessary treatments, like obesity surgery, eye operations, infertility treatment and knee replacements.
Dr Gabi Wazz, Medical Director at the Obesity Surgery Centre at Dr Sulaiman Habib Hospital at DHCC, has performed weight-loss surgeries for 900 patients out of the 3,600 patients operated on in Dubai for the past three years.
375 Number of some form surgery in g f - lic The Freedom of Information figures - which cover both public and private patients - further reveal obesity surgery is costing at least [euro]1,300 a day, with each procedure carrying an average price tag of [euro]8,000.
He is editor-in-chief of obesity surgery and an associate editor of the surgical journal Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.
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