gastric stapling


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Related to gastric stapling: gastroplasty, vertical banded gastroplasty

gas·tric stap·ling

partitioning of the stomach by rows of staples; used to treat severe obesity.
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A type of ‘restrictive’ surgery for morbid obesity in which a band and staples are used to create a small gastric pouch.
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gastric stapling

Stomach stapling, see there.
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gas·tric stap·ling

(gas'trik stāp'ling)
Partitioning of the stomach by rows of staples; used to treat morbid obesity.
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After gastric stapling, the postoperative diet prescribed is usually three months of abstinence from solid foods.
Most of these claims were connected with gastric stapling operations, gastric bypass operations and related "bariatric surgical" procedures.
A patient develops horizontal gaze palsy and vertical nystagmus eight weeks after gastric stapling, when the procedure was new.
Two previous studies of weight loss to treat incontinence included only morbidly obese women weighing more than 300 pounds who underwent gastric stapling, lost more than 100 pounds on average, and decreased urinary incontinence episodes by 75%, she said.
In gastric stapling, the most common procedure, the stomach becomes a small pouch that holds a limited amount of food.