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5 Way Bypass Surgery
..five bite diet.. I can't afford the gastric bypass surgery thought I'd try this and guess what I've lost over 75lbs! I feel great! But is this safe?
Weight loss : You may have lost weight on this diet and it may have worked for you ! I don't think it is healthy , because you are missing out on nutrients , because you are eating such low volume of food . Unless you are taking some high powered organic , food supplements , I believe , long term side effects would be hair loss , brittle nails , saggy skin . Rethink this concept . See a dietician and a doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My BMI is 44.5 gastric bypass is the only way I have tryed everything nothing works is there away i can get gastric bypass surgery for free?
Is there a way to find out how good a hospital is when it comes to bypass surgery? What percent of pts live, etc.? Thank you.
Any way to find out the overall survival rate for people who get tripple bypass surgery? Thank you.
Many: Dont know the exact % but 5 year survival typically increases significantly in patients with 3 vessel disease when they have been revascularized. ...Read more
Excellent: Depends on the specifics like age, extent of disease, and comorbid conditions but the ball park for all comers is in the range of 80-90%. ...Read more
Waste!: No indication for such a procedure.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it true that a vascular bypass surgery is only good for 5-10 years? What will happen to the pt after that period? Will she need amputation then?
Vascular Bypass Life: Yes, the average life-expectancy of a vascular bypass does range 5-10 years for most patients. Heart bypasses tend to last longer than bypasses in other locations of the body. Bypass that uses vein tend to last longer than those that utilize synthetic conduits, such as gortex or dacron velour grafts. Bypass life can be extended by doing stents or angioplasty or even surgical revision over time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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