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After obesity surgery, more patients returning for another

By Associated Press  
   March 02, 2020

As more Americans turn to surgery to lose weight, more of them are also returning for a second operation because the first isn’t working. Last year, an estimated 15% of the 252,000 obesity surgeries in the U.S. came after a previous surgery. That compares to 6% of the 158,000 surgeries in 2011, according to a surgeons’ group.

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