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Video Interview – Gastric Plication @ Metropolitan Hospital

 
Many patients who are overweight and whose efforts to lose weight – through diets, physical exercise or even the very dangerous decision to starve themselves – have failed, find that a gastric sleeve procedure is too drastic, despite its remarkable results. As a result they become interested in another type of laparoscopic intervention, with similar results, but which does not include the resection of the stomach. This is a reversible intervention and it is identified by the term gastric plication. Sometimes called “pseudo-gastric sleeve”, this bariatric procedure works like a gastric sleeve, by decreasing the size of the stomach, but without surgically removing any part of it. Find out more on your options at Metropolitan Hospital by watching the video below

 

 

source: the Marketing & Communication Dept. @ Metropolitan Hospital