Baystate Children’s Clinic now supplying excess weight-loss surgery for seriously overweight teenagers

SPRINGFIELD — A bodyweight-decline medical procedures lately introduced at Baystate Children’s Clinic can imply an conclude to a life time of long-term health and fitness issues for teenagers who have struggled with critical weight problems.

Dr. Michael Tirabassi started doing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy on sufferers involving the ages of 15 and 20. It can help reverse critical weight problems when behavioral and way of living modifications have unsuccessful to offer essential weight losses of 100 lbs or a lot more.

It will involve the lasting removal of a large part of the tummy and has been accomplished on adolescents in

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