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SURGERY, med. jur. That part of the healing art which relates to external diseases; their treatment; and, specially, to the manual operations adopted for their cure.
     2. Every lawyer should have some acquaintance with surgery; his knowledge on this subject will be found useful in cases of homicide and wounds.

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Bariatric surgery reduces the risk of a diabetic having a myocardial infarction (heart attack) by 44 percent.
Bariatric Surgery Devices are broadly classified on the basis of different kinds of bariatric surgery procedures such as Gastric Bypass Surgery, Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery and Gastric Banding Surgery.
This has led to growing interest in bariatric surgery as an alternative for weight reduction in children and adolescents.
Consultant surgeon Richard Welbourn, chairman of the NBSR, said: "This unique database provides clear evidence that bariatric surgery radically improves health for patients with severe and complex obesity.
The report, the Global Bariatric Surgery Devices Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
It may be helpful to take alcohol use histories in the patients we are seeing in bariatric surgery follow-up, especially those who appear to be regaining weight.
The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) after consultation with diabetologists, endocrinologists, surgeons and public health experts around the world released a position statement calling for bariatric surgery to be considered early in the treatment of T2DM.
Several months later, the patients underwent gastric bypass bariatric surgery and followed the same diet.
In genA[degrees]eral, the medical fraterA[degrees]nity agrees that patients with a BMI of 35 or more and a seriA[degrees]ous obesityA[degrees]related health problem qualify for bariatric surgery.
The massive weight losses typically seen following bariatric surgery are associated with significant improvements in quality of life," said lead author David Sarwer.
One cosmetic surgery clinic in Dubai told 7DAYS that such requests were denied as no doctor would perform bariatric surgery on anyone under the age of 18, because the youngsters' bodies have not fully developed.
As one of the hospitals which has advertised its expertise in bariatric surgery, Royal Bahrain Hospital would wish to clarify: