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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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The findings were published in Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases (2017;13[4]:632-6), the journal of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
Doctors should consider bariatric surgery as the treatment of choice for NAFLD in severely obese patients,' said Michel Murr, a professor of surgery at University of South Florida-Tampa.
USA], Jan 8 ( ANI ): Bariatric surgery, when performed in adolescence, significant improves cardiovascular disease risk factors later in life, according to a study.
Many clinicians are hesitant to consider bariatric surgery in the mentally-ill population due to the assumption that they will not fare well.
The important thing is to stay in communication with and report any side effects or concerns to someone familiar with you and the challenges of bariatric surgery.
Primary care providers (PCPs) play a critical role both before and after surgery in the care of their patients who choose bariatric surgery.
Tuesday's guidelines examined 11 studies that tracked diabetes patients randomly assigned to bariatric surgery or regular care.
Bariatric surgery reduces the size of the stomach with a gastric band or through removal of a portion of the stomach.
Add this to the concern that bariatric surgery has been associated with an increase in suicides (2.
Although the natural history of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis is typically chronic, the majority of patients experience improvement after bariatric surgery, Dr.
Mental health problems are common among both morbidly obese adults and patients undergoing bariatric surgery and a recent meta-analysis of 30 studies found that suicide risk was four times higher among patients undergoing bariatric surgery than in the general population.
Nearly 200,000 Americans had weight-loss surgery in 2014, according to the American Society % for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.