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Your doctor has recommended that you undergo laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery. But what exactly does that mean? Gastric Bypass is a surgical procedure used to help a patient lose weight. It is...
It's been worth every second and I would do it over again in a heartbeat. Food had became my comfort, it became my best friend, and when I went and tried to get into a sorority, and they...
Oh that pizza was good but man I'm having this sensation here and I think I might actually have gastric reflux. Commonly that is referred to as heartburn but gastric reflux isn't just...

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To gain access to the abdominal cavity, small incisions are created on the abdomen. Trocars, which serve as passageways for the surgical instruments, are placed into the incisions. The surgical...
I'm Dr. Bernard Benedetto and I am the medical director of the bariatric surgical program here at NSMC. Originally I am from Connecticut, I went to the UConn Medical School, and then I went to...