Understanding the Basics of Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery

Medically Reviewed by Carolin Schneider, MD

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With obesity becoming increasingly common among millions of people in the United States, there have been more advances in medicine to effectively treat this health condition. For those who haven’t found lasting success with other weightloss methods, laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery may be an option that can lead to a healthier life long term.