New Weight Loss Surgery Removes Stomach Via Mouth

In the early morning of August 3rd, surgeons at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center removed 80 percent of Connie Harris' stomach -- through her mouth. It may sound like a form of medieval torture, but this method -- Harris is the first person to undergo the procedure -- is a new way to potentially diminish the pain and risk associated with gastric sleeve weight loss surgery. "The goal was to have a less painful recovery and less trauma to the abdomen," said Dr. Santiago...Full Story
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