Segment 1: An Introduction to Bariatric Surgery (4:01)

Bariatric surgery, also known as weight loss surgery, is used to treat individuals who are more than 100 pounds above their ideal body weight. Surgery may help relieve or reverse many obesity-related illnesses.

In this segment you will learn:

  • The benefits of bariatric surgery
  • How weight loss surgery works
  • What surgical options are available to you at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • The advantages of using minimally invasive procedures

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