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A 55-year-old female asked:

Liver functions elevated after gastric sleeve surgery. is this common or known of?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Possible: But not very common. If there is preexisting liver disease , or reaction to medication may be the cause , lft ( liver function tests ) may get elevated temporarily , discuss with your doctor , will give more information.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

How common are leaks and complications during gastric sleeve surgery?

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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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About 1% leak rate: Leaks have steadily decreased with experience. Now less than 1%. For our practice, we have learned to stay on liquids 2 weeks and puréed foods for two additional weeks. That lowers gut pressure until fully healed.

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Last updated Jun 1, 2016

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