New Surgical Weight Loss Guide Answers Key Bariatric Surgery Questions

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Temple Bariatric Surgery Program offers free consumer guide, "Top 10 Questions About Bariatric Surgery," exploring such topics as the benefits, risks, post-surgical expectations and the differences between adjustable gastric band surgery and gastric bypass surgery.

Top 10 Questions About Bariatric Surgery

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A new consumer guide, "Top 10 Questions About Bariatric Surgery," offers potential patients and their families critical weight loss surgery information, including risks, benefits and factors to weigh to determine if someone is a surgery candidate.

The free guide was authored by John Meilahn, MD, Director of Bariatric Surgery at Temple University Hospital.

Download the information-packed guide today:

Questions include:

  • Am I a candidate?
  • What is gastric banding?
  • What is gastric bypass?
  • What are the benefits of bariatric surgery?
  • What happens after surgery?

About Temple University Hospital:
Temple University Hospital (TUH) is a 746-bed teaching hospital in North Philadelphia that is part of Temple University Health System (TUHS). TUH provides high-quality specialty care to the Philadelphia Region and beyond.

Temple University Hospital has been designated a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery by Independence Blue Cross, and an Institute of Quality for Bariatric Surgery by Aetna.

For more information about the Temple Bariatric Surgery Program, call 1-800-Temple-Med (1-800-836-7536).


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