GlossaryBody 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
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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