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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

(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

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.
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But consultant John Loy, a bariatric surgeon at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, insisted the PS7,000 operation is worth it.
"We cannot stress enough the importance of follow-up visits and post-operative care," says Cleveland Clinic bariatric surgeon Stacy Brethauer, MD, president-elect of the ASMBS.
Ghaferi, MD, a University of Michigan bariatric surgeon and coinvestigator in the study, rose from the audience to urge his colleagues to focus on the health policy implications of the findings.
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Dr Rohit Kumar, a laparoscopic bariatric surgeon, at the International Modern Hospital, said the number of patients seeking the treatment in the UAECehas tripled in the past three years.
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