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Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery

At Palmetto General Hospital, we provide an array of bariatric procedures. Weight loss surgery may resolve or improve some of the serious complications of morbid obesity, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, joint pain, and incontinence.

Bariatric Surgery

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Hialeah, FL 33016

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Bariatric Surgery Services at Palmetto General Hospital

  • Gastric Bypass: malabsorptive procedure that constructs a pathway from the stomach to the small intestine to avoid nutrient and caloric absorption.
  • Adjustable Gastric Band: also known as LAP-BAND®, the procedure involves placing an adjustable band around the top part of the stomach to create a small pouch for food.
  • Bariatric Revision Surgery: a revision procedure may take place if the initial surgery was not a success or an alternative procedure is optimal.