Bariatric Surgery: An Overview

  • Carlos Eduardo Domene
  • Paula Volpe
  • Frederico A. Heitor
  • André Valente Santana


Recently, the so-called robotic surgery – performing laparoscopic surgery with the aid of mechanical arms controlled remotely by the surgeon – has emerged as the next step in the evolution of laparoscopic surgery. Its application in gastric bypass surgery is being evaluated.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos Eduardo Domene
    • 1
  • Paula Volpe
    • 1
  • Frederico A. Heitor
    • 1
  • André Valente Santana
    • 1
  1. 1.Hospital São Luiz ItaimSão PauloBrazil

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