The goal of stomach stapling is to make the stomach smaller. You feel full quicker, so you eat less...
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The goal of stomach stapling is to make the stomach smaller. You feel full quicker, so you eat less, which leads to weight loss. A surgical procedure is performed, which involves creating a smaller pouch from the larger stomach. A vertical double row of staples is placed just below where the esophagus enters the stomach. A plastic band may be added to restrict the size of the inlet to the rest of the stomach.
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