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New Incision-Free Procedure Leads To Weight Loss

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Amazing technology continues to change the way millions of obese Americans lose weight.

The latest is an incision-free procedure at the UCSD Medical Center to correct stomachs that have stretched in patients who had gastric bypass surgery.

It works by inserting a device down the patient's throat. Tiny clamps pull the stomach, which is tied to make it smaller.

Doctors are seeing quick results, and patients end up with no scars.

The procedure takes anywhere from 45 minutes to an hour and a half.

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