Gastric bypass surgery aids weight loss by reducing the stomach size, leading to a fuller feeling after eating less.
The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center's Bariatric Surgery Program specializes in helping people with severe obesity, a condition that puts people at very high risk for suffering from other chronic and life-threatening medical problems.
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Find out if bariatric surgery is the right weight-loss option for you by taking part in one of our bariatric surgery information sessions.
About 95 percent of bariatric surgeries at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are laparoscopic, or minimally invasive, meaning a surgeon inserts instruments through several small incisions. Rarely do Ohio State surgeons perform open bariatric surgery.
Each person is different, and choosing a surgery type will depend on your medical history, lifestyle and nutritional habits. Once you begin meeting with our experts, having open and honest discussions with them can provide you with all necessary information to choose a procedure that fits your needs.
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