Gastric Bypass Surgery - Health Matters - UCSD-TV - University of California Television
Gastric Bypass Surgery - Health Matters
Premiere Date: 8/16/2007; 27 minutes


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Morbid obesity nearly doubles the risk of early death and is often accompanied by severe side effects such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. Gastric Bypass can be an ideal solution. Join host David Granet, M.D., as he talks with world-renowned expert, Alan Wittgrove, M.D., Wittgrove Bariatric Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital, to learn more about this disease and treatment options. Known as the "father" of laparoscopic surgery, Dr. Wittgrove was the first in the world to perform this surgery. Recorded on 5/31/2007. (#12317)

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