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Call for more stomach-stapling

3rd June 2008

Stomach surgery aimed at reducing the weight of obese patients has increased by 41% in one year.

The surgery, known as gastric bypass surgery, was performed on 3,459 people in 2007. "We should aim for more ops," says Dr David Haslam, the clinical director of the National Obesity Forum. 

 

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Article Information

Title: Call for more stomach-stapling
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 6976
Date Added: 3rd Jun 2008

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The Independent

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