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2008-02 The obesity epidemic - Is there a surgical solution?

February Café Scientifique, The obesity epidemic - Is there a surgical solution? 

Monday 04 February at 7pm in the bar of the Showroom 
The obesity epidemic - Is there a surgical solution? 
Roger Ackroyd, Consultant (Obesity Surgeon) 
The Royal Hallamshire, BMI Thornbury, Sheffield 

Obesity is the fastest growing epidemic in the western world. There 
are now over one million morbidly obese people in the UK. 
Surgery offers an effective treatment for this problem in those lucky 
enough to get it. The main operations include laparoscopic gastric 
banding and gastric bypass.