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Gastroplasty

Introduction: Gastroplasty

Description of Gastroplasty

Gastroplasty: Surgical procedures involving the STOMACH and sometimes the lower ESOPHAGUS to correct anatomical defects, or to treat MORBID OBESITY by reducing the size of the stomach. There are several subtypes of bariatric gastroplasty, such as vertical banded gastroplasty, silicone ring vertical gastroplasty, and horizontal banded gastroplasty.
Source: MeSH 2007

Gastroplasty: Related Topics

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Hierarchical classifications of Gastroplasty

The following list attempts to classify Gastroplasty into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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