Weight loss surgery for teens

Weight Loss Surgery for Teens

November 13, 2018 - by Dr. Joseph Naim - in Bariatric Surgery

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Nearly 20 percent of American youth are obese, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) research. That means in a typical California classroom, one in five students is not just overweight, but obese. In general, obesity is defined as someone whose body mass index (BMI) — their weight in kilograms divided by the

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weight loss surgery without anesthesia

Weight Loss Surgery Without General Anesthesia

October 30, 2018 - by Dr. Joseph Naim - in Bariatric Surgery

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If you’re considering weight-loss surgery, you probably have questions about what type of anesthesia your surgeon will recommend. The American Society of Anesthesiologists describes four types of anesthesia: general, IV monitored with sedation, regional and local. General anesthesia is used for major procedures, where the patient is rendered unconscious and most body functions slow, which

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