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Body mass index (BMI): An indicator of the body fat based on the height and weight of the individual

Laparoscope: A surgical instrument used for keyhole surgeries

Atherosclerosis: Thickening of the wall of arteries due to deposition of plaque leading to their narrowing

Pancreatitis: Inflammation of the pancreas

Mortality: Death

Morbidity: A diseased state

Gastroesophageal perforation: Opening up of the sutured junction of the stomach and the food pipe

Anastomotic stricture: Narrowing at the site of surgery

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