Surgical options for obesity and gastroesophageal reflux

Obesity has reached an epidemic proportion in the Western society. Evidence continues to accumulate that it is a major risk factor for many diseases and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. On this edition of Line One we discuss surgical options for weight loss and gastroesophageal reflux.
Trends in adult overweight, obesity and extreme obesity. Photo: US DHHS
GUESTS:
  • Dr. Justin Clark, Anchorage bariatric surgeon Director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Providence Alaska Medical Center.
  • Dr. Sean Lee, Anchorage bariatric surgeon and partner-owner with Dr. Clark of Anchorage Bariatrics.

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LIVE BROADCAST: Monday, September 18, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. AKDT

REPEAT BROADCAST:  Monday, September 18, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. AKDT

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