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    Duodenal Switch (DS)

Weight loss surgery procedure that is composed of a restrictive and malaborptive aspect. The restrictive portion of the surgery involves removing 70% of the stomach along the greater curvature. The malabsorptive portion of the surgery reroutes a lengthy portion of the small intestine, to create two separate pathways and one common channel. The objective is to reduce the amount of time the body has to capture calories from food in the small intestine.


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