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Bariatric Surgery

Open Surgery (through a six-inch incision)


When performing open bariatric surgery, your surgeon will make a long incision in your abdomen to gain access to your stomach and small intestine. This procedure usually results in a longer healing time compared to laparoscopic bariatric surgery. Open surgery may be necessary for some patients depending on health conditions. Discuss options with your surgeon to decide which approach best meets your needs.

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