metabolic surgery

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metabolic surgery


Definition A term of art for any surgery designed to improve patient’s metabolism and physiology–as is bariatric surgery in type 2 diabetics with BMIs as low as 27–rather than simply correct or remove an anatomic defect

Reference JAMA 2013; 309:2274-2275 

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