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Mri after rny gastric bypass surgery

A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
Radiology - Interventional 22 years experience
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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Dr. Christopher Evanson
General surgery 26 years experience
Yes: Yes. The metal (staples) used in roux-en-y gastric bypass is safe for MRI procedures.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
General Surgery 42 years experience
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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 24 years experience
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
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 24 years experience
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
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Camilla Graham
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease 29 years experience
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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
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
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care 37 years experience
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
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Bypass: Most insurances cover the procedure if it is indicated.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 58 years experience
A process: High bmi best to avoid and avoid any surgery! get weight counseling endocrine assessment diet and exercise risk assessment for o ther condition... Read More
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Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
42 years experience
See someone: Best answer is to see a good g.I surgeon who does many of these surgeries and has a good track record...Ask you family doc and ask him for a referral.... Read More
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