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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Small stomach bypass: 90% of stomach is excluded with less than 10% stomach gastro intestinal continuity established , now stomach is small , called mini gastric by pass.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
1 st do you need one: then you have to be in program , will motivate you loose weight , assess your general status before accepting into program . Go and see one close to y ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
36 years experience Bariatrics
Bypass can reverse: The doctor can reverse the gastric bypass laparoscopically. The lower stomach never shrinks or loses function. The national incidence is only 1 in 1 ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendell Goins
41 years experience General Surgery
It is safe: Today those who perform gastric bypass are much better trained than those in the past especially with the laparoscopic method. You are likely to go h ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Ask Bariatric surgeo: I guess the success is the lost of weight and the improvement in the numbers of the glucose (a1c) and improvement in blood pressure and the lack of co ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
15 years experience Bariatrics
Very good: Bariatric surgery has a success rate of about 80-90% for significant weight loss and maintaining that weight loss. Diet and exercise has a success rat ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Effective: Hi. The Roux-en-Y and biliopancreatic diversion are very effective in achieving major weight loss and in resolution of type 2 diabetes. The gastric ba ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Some risk: Modern gastric bypass surgery is much safer than it used to be, with a risk of death around 1% and other complications around 40%. The risk seems to ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
15 years experience Bariatrics
Are ok: Salads are generally tolerated ok after a gastric bypass. But i typically have patients wait close to 3 months before introducing raw vegetables and s ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
15 years experience Bariatrics
About 1-2%: Laparoscopic gastric bypass is relatively safe. National statistics say about 1-2% of patients will have complications ranging from minor wound infect ... Read More
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