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As obesity surgery soars, patients weigh which method is best

...done in the United States. That ballooned to 70,000 in 2002 and more than 170,000 in 2005, says the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Doctors disagree over which is better: the most popular method, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/02/liv_37914.shtml
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Study up before you make a weight reduction decision

...of Wilson Phillips) and Al Roker have touted the procedure. FOR MORE INFORMATION: www.asbs.org; American Society for Bariatric Surgery, 140 NW 75th Drive, Suite C, Gainesville, FL 32607; (352) 331-4900; or talk to your doctor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/11/liv_400624.shtml
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Bariatric surgery emerges as drastic remedy for obese kids

...said Dr. Walter Pories, president of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. He has no exact figures on how many children...Pediatrics: http://www.pediatrics.org American Society for Bariatric Surgery: http://www.asbs.org Cincinnati...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/07/tec_357143.shtml
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Gastric measures

...people live in the United States. The American Society for Bariatric Surgery estimates that about 45,000 surgeries...as the general risk of anesthesia. The American Society for Bariatric Surgery lists more than 30 complications that may...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/20/ent_307878.shtml
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Which obesity surgery is best?

...in 2005, says the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Doctors disagree...Kidney Diseases; American Society for Bariatric Surgery; American Journal...publications/gastric.htm American Society for Bariatric Surgery: http://www...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/04/liv_39984.shtml
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Popularity of obesity surgery makes dramatic gains

...known as stomach stapling. This year, the American Society for Bariatric Surgery estimates 103,200 operations. Questions...the rest of your life." On the Net: American Society for Bariatric Surgery: www.asbs.org

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/09/liv_389816.shtml
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Obese Americans embrace surgery option

...in 2001 and 25,000 three or four years ago, according to Dr. Kenneth Jones, the president of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. The society's membership has doubled in the past three or four years to 500. From 1991 to 2000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/28/tec_341140.shtml
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