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Bariatric Surgery Cape Girardeau MO

Bariatric surgery is an option for those who are obese, because it can dramatically improve their health and quality of life. With nearly half of all men and one third of women being overweight and 13% of men and 16% of women being obese (UK figures) the demand for bariatric surgery is likely to increase.

Gladys S Tsao-Wu, MD
300 S Mount Auburn Rd Ste 100
Cape Girardeau, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Walter A Schroeder Jr, MD
(573) 334-5007
3203 Blattner Dr
Cape Girardeau, MO
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Med Ctr, Cpe Girardeau, Mo; Southeast Missouri Hospital, Cpe Girardeau, Mo
Group Practice: Cape County Otolaryngology

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Christopher Harold Jung, MD
(573) 334-7173
150 S Mount Auburn Rd Ste 432
Cape Girardeau, MO
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Med Ctr, Cpe Girardeau, Mo; Southeast Missouri Hospital, Cpe Girardeau, Mo; Missouri Southern Healthcare, Dexter, Mo
Group Practice: Southeast MO Ent Consultants

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David Mitchell Deisher, MD
(573) 334-8242
319 S Silver Springs Rd Ste C
Cape Girardeau, MO
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1988

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David M Deisher
(573) 334-4263
319 S Silver Springs Rd
Cape Girardeau, MO
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Gladys Shi Tsao Wu, MD
300 S Mount Auburn Rd
Cape Girardeau, MO
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1994

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Dr.DAVID Deisher
(573) 334-4263
319 S Silver Springs Rd # C
Cape Girardeau, MO
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Cosmetic / Plastic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Melvin C Kasten, MD
(573) 335-7864
2825 Bloomfield Rd
Cape Girardeau, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1951
Hospital
Hospital: Southeast Missouri Hospital, Cpe Girardeau, Mo

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Gregory A Tobin
(573) 651-4488
300 S Mount Auburn Rd
Cape Girardeau, MO
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Vein & Esthetic Centre
(573) 651-1882
3065 William St Ste 105
Cape Girardeau, MO
 
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Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery - What Are the Options?

01/20/2010 - Articles

By: Susan Aldridge, medical journalist, PhD

Bariatric surgery is an option for those who are obese, because it can dramatically improve their health and quality of life. With nearly half of all men and one third of women being overweight and 13% of men and 16% of women being obese (UK figures) the demand for bariatric surgery is likely to increase.

Mr Ahmed R Ahmed, a bariatric surgery consultant at the London Clinic, says ‘It is important that people do not see weight loss surgery as an easy option to help them lose weight. Bariatric surgery should only be performed following an in-depth consultation with a surgeon, like myself, who can provide expert advice on a case-by-case basis and assess a patient’s suitability for surgery.

So what are the options in bariatric surgery? Often, a non-surgical approach will be tried first, with the patient being encouraged to lose 5-10% of their body weight through diet and exercise. If this is not successful, bariatric surgery might be considered. Usually it is the ‘morbidly obese’ patient, with a body mass index of 40 or more who is the ideal candidate for bariatric surgery. A gastric band is the simplest form of bariatric surgery. It involves placing an inflatable silicone ring in the stomach to limit the amount of food that can pass into the digestive tract. The gastric band is also the least invasive form of bariatric surgery.

The gastric bypass involves stapling the stomach ...

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