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bariatrics

 [bar″e-at´riks]
a field of medicine encompassing the study of overweight, its causes, prevention, and treatment.

bar·i·at·rics

(bar'ē-at'riks),
That branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of obesity and allied diseases.
[G. baros, weight, + iatreia, medical treatment]

bariatrics

/bar·i·at·rics/ (-e-ă´triks) a field of medicine encompassing the study of overweight and its causes, prevention, and treatment.

bariatrics

(băr′ē-ăt′rĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of medicine that deals with the causes, prevention, and treatment of obesity.

bar′i·at′ric adj.
bar′i·a·tri′cian (-ə-trĭsh′ən) n.

bariatrics

[ber′ē·at′riks]
Etymology: Gk, baros, weight, iatros, physician
the field of medicine that focuses on the treatment and control of obesity and diseases associated with obesity.

bariatrics

The branch of medicine dedicated to managing obesity through diet, exercise, behavioural modification, drugs and surgery.

bar·i·at·rics

(bar'ē-at'riks)
That branch of medicine concerned with the management of obesity.
[G. baros, weight, + iatreia, medical treatment]

Bariatrics

The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and treatment of obesity and related disorders.

bariatrics

a field of medicine encompassing the study of obesity, its causes, prevention and treatment.
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The EndoFLIP([R])product which received FDA clearance in December 2009 is the first product of its kind, which allows a bariatric surgeon to measure and set a consistent gastric band stoma size during surgery.
We have up to 50 people on the waiting list," said Dr Tareq Mahdi, consultant general and bariatric surgeon, with the hospital.
Professor John Baxter, the nation's leading bariatric surgeon, said: "I've had patients on my waiting list die when [the list] was long and you never got round to doing them.
a bariatric surgeon in San Francisco who has received funding from Ethicon, called the biliopancreatic diversion with a duodenal switch "more durable, [because it results in] no dumping, and offers significant quality of life improvements.
Facilities undergo a site visit by an experienced bariatric surgeon, who reviews the facilities' structure, process, and data quality.