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Weight loss procedure offers patients relief from food cravings

HOUSTON, TEXAS (July06, 2017)

Dr. John Primomo, a bariatric metabolic surgeon affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center/UT Health, treated Bone.“The gastric sleeve procedure has now become the No. 1 (weight loss) surgery performed in the United States and in the world,” Primomo said. “What we're doing is removing about 80 percent of the stomach. We start off with a stomach maybe about the size of a football and then end up with (one) the size of a slender banana."

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