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biliopancreatic diversion, a portion of the stomach is removed. The remaining
portion of the stomach is connected to the lower portion of the small
intestine. The food you eat then bypasses much of the small intestine,
resulting in fewer calories absorbed and weight loss.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerAli Tavakkoli, FACS, FRCS, MD - General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
Current as ofMarch 12, 2014
Current as of:
March 12, 2014
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Ali Tavakkoli, FACS, FRCS, MD - General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
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