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Canonsburg Woman Undergoes Robot-Assisted Weight Loss Procedure at AGH
Date:7/9/2009

em made the surgery quantitatively easier to perform and reduced the median surgical times by approximately 30 minutes.

Dr. Uchal stressed that gastric bypass is generally recommended for patients who are severely obese and/or those who are experiencing a reduced quality of life from health problems related to their weight.

Designated as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, AGH surgeons annually perform more than 400 weight loss procedures. Dr. Uchal expects that a growing number of these procedures will be done with the da Vinci System.

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