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Tests and Procedures

  • Body mass index

    BMI; Obesity – body mass index; Obesity – BMI; Overweight – body mass index; Overweight – BMIA good way to decide if your weight is healthy for your height is to figure out your body mass index (BMI).

    ADAM Health
    November 4
  • Vertical sleeve gastrectomy

    Alternative names: Gastrectomy — sleeve; Gastrectomy — greater curvature; Gastrectomy — parietal; Gastric reduction; Vertical gastroplastyDefinition: Vertical sleeve gastrectomy is surgery to help with weight loss.

    ADAM Health
    November 3
    Surgery
  • Gastric bypass surgery

    Bariatric surgery – gastric bypass; Roux-en-Y gastric bypass; Gastric bypass – Roux-en-Y; Weight-loss surgery – gastric bypass; Obesity surgery – gastric bypassGastric bypass is surgery that helps you lose weight by changing how your stomach and small intestine handle the food you eat.

    ADAM Health
    November 4
    Surgery
  • Laparoscopic gastric banding

    Alternative names: Lap-Band; LAGB; Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding; Bariatric surgery — laparoscopic gastric banding; Obesity — gastric banding; Weight loss — gastric bandingDefinition: Laparoscopic gastric banding is surgery to help with weight loss.

    ADAM Health
    November 3
    Surgery

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