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Health Tip: Who's a Candidate for Gastric Bypass Surgery?
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(HealthDay News) -- Gastric bypass surgery, sometimes recommended for obese people, involves re-routing the path that food takes, including shrinking the size of the stomach. But the procedure has a number of risks, including the possibility of post-surgical infection, blood clots or developing gallstones.
The U.S. National Library of Medicine says the following people may be candidates for gastric bypass surgery:
-- Diana Kohnle
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