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Minimally Invasive and Weight Loss Surgery

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Choosing Surgery

How Effective is Weight Loss Surgery?

The actual weight a patient will lose after the procedure is dependent on several factors. These include:

In general, weight loss surgery success is defined as achieving loss of 50% or more of excess body weight and maintaining that level for at least five years.

Clinical studies show that, following gastric bypass surgery, most patients lose weight rapidly and continue to do so until 18 to 24 months after the procedure.

Appointments

Call: 617.414.8052
Fax: 617.414.8053


Boston Medical Center
Minimally Invasive and Weight Loss Surgery
Shapiro Center
3rd Floor, Suite 3A
725 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118


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Fax: 617.414.8053


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