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Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG)

Weight loss surgical procedure removes the left side of the stomach restricting food consumption.
August 28, 2007
6:00 PM CDT
(23:00 UTC)
From Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge, LA

Bariatric: Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center will broadcast Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy surgery live over the internet on Tuesday, August 28, 6:00 pm Central time.

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy is the latest advancement in bariatric surgery. This minimally invasive weight loss procedure removes up to 85% of the stomach and restricts the amount of food that can be eaten without any bypass of the intestines. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy is an alternative to gastric bypass and the lap-band.  MORE...
Bariatric: Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center will broadcast Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy surgery live over the internet on Tuesday, August 28, 6:00 pm Central time.

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy is the latest advancement in bariatric surgery. This minimally invasive weight loss procedure removes up to 85% of the stomach and restricts the amount of food that can be eaten without any bypass of the intestines. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy is an alternative to gastric bypass and the lap-band.

The Benefits of laparoscopic technique include:
• Reduced hospital stay
• Less scarring
• Less discomfort
• Less chance of wound complication
• Rapid return to normal activities

Our Lady of the Lake is the largest private medical center in Louisiana, with 740 licensed beds and a 12-parish service area. In a given year Our Lady of the Lake treats approximately 35,000 patients in the hospital and serves over 300,000 persons through outpatient locations with the assistance of almost 1,000 physicians and 4,000 team members.

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