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Is metabolic surgery safe?

Metabolic surgery is very safe, especially with the minimally invasive approaches that we now use. Operations are performed through small incisions and require a short in-hospital stay afterward, with very little associated pain and a faster recovery. The risk of metabolic surgery now almost parallels that of gallbladder surgery when performed at a center of excellence,

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