Surgery for the Treatment of Obesity - June 17, 2014
Are you considering bariatric surgery? Dr. Andrew Wright of the UW Medicine Center for Bariatric Surgery discusses three surgical options: lap band, gastric bypass and the new sleeve procedure in this 30 minute presentation. Dr. Wright describes what type of patient will be most successful with which type of surgery. He also discusses criteria for determining whether a patient is eligible for surgery and what weight loss results patient can expect for each of the three procedures.