gastric restriction

gastric restriction

any of various surgical treatments for morbid obesity in which part of the stomach is closed off from the flow of nutrients through the alimentary canal, such as gastric banding, gastric bypass, and gastric partitioning.
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He asserted that remission results from more than gastric restriction and weight loss and that the surgically rearranged intestine and other factors related to the proximal bowel may contribute to the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes.
Schauer said, because "they emulate gastric restriction, a concept that has been proven over several decades in bariatric surgery.
No doubt the gastric restriction plays a significant role; patients experience early satiety and consume smaller meals.