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types of aggressive treatment

drugs: sibutramine (appetite suppressant) orlistat (fat absorption inhibitor)

surgery

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clinically severe obesity

BMI greater than 40 or 35 with one of more conditions like HTN

morbid obesity

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4 types of surgical treatment

gastric partitioning

gastroplasty

gastric bypass

gastric banding

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gastric partitioning

limits food intake by reducing size of stomach

delays gastric emptying by restricting the outlet

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gastroplasty

partitions stomach by stapling a pouch

reduces total food intake

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gastric bypass

reroutes food from stomach to lower part of sm. intestine

creates a chronic, lifelong state of malabsorption by preventing normal digestion and absorption of nutrients

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gastric banding

restricting stomach size with a band or pouch

obesity must bring extreme health risks