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 48 Bariatric Surgeries Performed by Al-Jouf Bariatric Center
24 March 2021

The medical team of the Bariatric Surgery Center in Al-Jouf has recently performed 48 sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass surgeries to treat obesity without complications, thanks Allah.​

According to Al-Jouf Health Affairs, the surgeries were performed through the temporary assistance program by attracting a number of competencies in the field. The center features several support specialties such as clinical nutrition, interventional radiology, endoscopy, endocrinology and heart unit, and a breathing device, as well as a psychologist and psychiatrist. Obese and overweight patients are referred to the center through coordination with hospitals’ outpatient clinics, it added. 

Last Update : 25 March 2021 11:52 AM
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