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Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

 

The Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy procedure generates weight loss by restricting the amount of food (and therefore calories) that can be eaten by removing 75 percent or more of the stomach without bypassing the intestines or causing any gastrointestinal malabsorption. The stomach is restricted by stapling and dividing it vertically and removing more than 75 percent of it.