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Options for Weight Loss Surgery

Weight loss surgery may offer hope of significant and lasting weight loss.

02/20/2015

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A “Navel” Idea: New Technique Can Remove Gallbladder With One Small Incision

First, there was laparoscopic surgery, which allowed a surgeon to remove the gallbladder through small incisions in the abdomen. Though much less invasive than traditional open surgery, it still required making several cuts in the abdominal wall.

07/14/2011

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