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Mideast''s 1st Gastric Laparoscopic Plication successfully performed in Kuwait

 (with photos) KUWAIT July 15 (KUNA) -- The medical team at Jaber Al-Ahmad Armed Forces Hospital performed a successful Gastric Laparoscopic Plication for the first time in the Middle East, Kuwait Army said Thursday.
The operation, which done for the fourth time worldwide, will enable obese people to lose weight without having lose parts of the stomach or using hazardous substances, chief of medical care services at Kuwaiti Army Major General Dr. Zuheir AL-Haj Mohammad said in a press release.
He praised the hospital's consecutive medical achievements alongside the ongoing supported of Acting Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Sheikh Ahmad Al-Khalid Al-Sabah.
The keenness of both was displayed in providing the hospital with medical hi-tech and health care services to present those enrolled in the ministry and their families with the a premium care. (end) nnd.aia KUNA 151358 Jul 10NNNN