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Gastric sleeve procedure

Gastric sleeve procedure

Overview

A gastric sleeve procedure, also called vertical sleeve gastrectomy, is surgery to help with weight loss. The surgeon removes a large portion of your stomach. After the surgery, your stomach is smaller, which makes you feel full after eating small amounts of food.

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