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How has bariatric, or weight-loss surgery, evolved over the last 10 years?

Weight-loss surgery has been around for more than 45 years, and it has evolved immensely since first introduced. In the past 10 years, the procedures have become more minimally invasive. In other words, the operations are not performed through large, open incisions. The minimally invasive nature of these “keyhole” surgeries means they have become very low-risk procedures when performed by an experienced physician and at an accredited program such as South Miami Hospital’s Weight-loss Surgery Program.

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