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How does a gastric sleeve slip ?

How does a gastric sleeve slip
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It does not: Gastric sleeve is surgical weight loss procedure in which a major portion of the stomach is removed along the lesser curve of the stomach. This leave a banana shaped stomach. Unlike gastric banding where a band is applied along the top of the stomach, the gastric sleeve is not associated with slippage. I hope my answer is well descriptive. ...Read more

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Gastric Sleeve (Definition)

Basically we take your stomach from the size of a football and cut in down to the size of a banana. And throw the excess stomach away. The sleeve has an expected weight loss of about 60-70% of your excess weight ...Read more


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Is the gastric sleeve effective?

Is the gastric sleeve effective?

Yes: Helps reduce portion size. Still need help can fail if do not stick to the program. ...Read more

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I had a gastric sleeve 4 weeks aga when can I exercise?

I had a gastric sleeve 4 weeks aga when can I exercise?

Exercise at 1 week: You can walk right away. Usually treadmill at one week. Light weights after one-two weeks (<20lbs). Heavy weights after six weeks. Each doctor has some unique suggestions. ...Read more

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Thinking of gastric sleeve? How do I decide if it is the right choice?

Gastric sleeve: We can not answer it for you without knowing your bmi, your other co existing conditions like high bp, diabetes and others and your family history you should get educated about the procedure, talk to the surgeon and ask all the questions about what kind of results you will achieve and what the side effects are and do your own research about the procedure and the surgeon. ...Read more

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How dangerous is it to have gastric sleeve done & gadtric band removed at same tome?

Band to sleeve: It is acceptable to have a revision from a band to sleeve gastrectomy or gastric bypass in a single stage operation. I routinely perform this. However, it really depends on how difficult the band removal is and how much scar tissue is present. There are times where i will choose to only remove the band and do the sleeve or bypass at a later date. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: gastric sleeve?

Banana stomach: Basically we take your stomach from the size of a football and cut in down to the size of a banana. And throw the excess stomach away. The sleeve has an expected weight loss of about 60-70% of your excess weight at about 12-18 months. ...Read more

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I've had a gastric sleeve done about a year and 4 months ago i've put the weight back on. What do I do?

I've had a gastric sleeve done about a year and 4 months ago i've put the weight back on. What do I do?

Please see the doc: Please see your bariatric surgeon to discuss if you need further revision. Please read the material from the link below. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24170068. ...Read more

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What can you eat after having the gastric sleeve?

Depends..: What you can eat depends on how far out from surgery you are.. Every surgeon has a different protocol for advancing diet after surgery. However, once you are several months since surgery you can eat pretty much whatever you want. Just a lot less of it. ...Read more

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