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Laparoscopic Weight Loss Surgery Options

Dr. David Provost prefers the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and Lap-Band weight loss surgery procedures. Both are generally performed laparoscopically, which means the operation is done through small incisions, using cameras and long instruments.

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Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery (also called Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, VSG, gastric sleeve, or “Sleeve”) is a surgical weight-loss procedure in which the stomach is reduced to about 25% of its original size, through surgical removal of a large portion of the stomach. The open edges are surgically stapled together to form a sleeve or tube with […]

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