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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Should be fine: Pretty much all medical implants (something left behind) made after 1996 are MRI safe. With that said, you will still have to fill out a history form ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Depends on behavior: A roux-en-y gastric bypass can be quite effective in weight loss if it is part of a multi-modality treatment process. This can include support, diet, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Gastric bypass: Yes. It may not be the best choice for everyone, the the bypass is the gold standard for weight loss operations. It's been around for over 50 yrs and ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Gastric bypass: The the bypass is the gold standard for weight loss operations. It's been around for over 50 yrs and is a proven operation. It is the best in terms of ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Gastric bypass: read this for information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gastric_bypass_surgery
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Gastric bypass : Well, insurance usually covers it if you qualify (bmi over 40 if you have no medical problems, or bmi over 35 with medical problems). If you don't hav ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Camilla Graham
26 years experience Infectious Disease
Maybe: The hepatitis c itself won't be a barrier to this surgery. The question will be how much damage there is to the liver. People with cirrhosis are at hi ... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Hepatitis : Hepatitis c is not an absolute contraindication to bypass surgery. A lot depends on the current status of your liver function. Your physician will li ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Bypass surgery: Gastric bypass surgery, and all the surgeries for the overweight, essentially work by decreasing the number and or the amount of calories that you are ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Bypass: Most insurances cover the procedure if it is indicated.
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