Saint Clare’s Dover Hospital offers surgical solutions to address
significant weight loss challenges and helping patients to establish and
maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Most weight loss surgeries are performed laparoscopically, commonly known
as the minimally invasive approach. This technique lends itself to a less
invasive procedure compared to conventional, open surgery.
The procedures are performed through a few small incisions, involving the
use of thin instruments and a camera. Potential benefits of this technique
include fewer complications, less pain, less time in the hospital, and
reduced recovery time overall.
Minimally invasive procedures include:
Gastric Band: Intended to slow consumption of food and reduce the amount
of food that is consumed.
Gastric Bypass: Restricts the amount of food, while decreasing the absorption
of calories from food that is consumed.
Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy: Restricts the amount of food by removing 85%
or more of the stomach without bypassing the intestines.
Saint Clare's Dover Hospital
400 West Blackwell Street, Dover, NJ 07801
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