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Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y bariatric gastric bypass in an adolescent

Hochwalt, Cristina PA-C, MPAS; Anderson, Rita MD, PhD

Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants: April 2009 - Volume 22 - Issue 4 - p 27–30
Case Report

An obese teenager's gastric bypass results not only in weight loss and a healthier lifestyle but also in resolution of her type 2 diabetes and other comorbidities.

Cristina Hochwalt is a recent graduate of the Marietta College Physician Assistant Program, Marietta, Ohio, and practices at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. Rita Anderson is a bariatric surgeon at Kettering Medical Center, Kettering, Ohio. The authors have indicated no relationships to disclose relating to the content of this article.

© 2009 American Academy of Physician Assistants.
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