Surgical removal of parts of the stomach and small intestines to induce weight loss.
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- Wann depicts bariatric surgery as ‘stomach amputation’ that imposes anorexia on patients and exposes them to long-term risks.
- Surgical literature has proposed bariatric surgery as the most effective method of diabetes management and cure in morbidly obese patients.
- With bariatric surgery the stomach is reduced by 90 percent - to the size of the top joint of the thumb - and the large intestines are bypassed.