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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

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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