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I Am A 5ft 20 Year Old And Weigh 230 Am I A Canidate For Bypass Surgery
Obesity, and...: Obesity is the main health problem to qualify. Bmi (body mass index) >40, or >35 with associated health problems such as diabetes, sleep apnea, hypertension. Formerly had to be "morbidly obese" >100 pounds (45 kg) over ideal body weight. Bmi=wt (kg)/sqht (meters). Can be thrown off if very muscular. Measures weight not amount of fat. ...Read more
Im 28 hispanic male 5'9 n weigh 350, is there any program or insurance that can help me get the lap band or gastric bypass surgery?
Start investigating: First place to start is with your insurance company as many will pay for bariatric surgery if you meet their established criteria. Second is to start investigating the surgeons that do the procedure. Get recommendations and referrals from others that have gone through the surgery. Lastly, start an exercise routine now that you will commit to continuing after the surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can I have gastric bypass surgery? I'm a 19 year old male who weighs about 168 and is about 5'3. I want to weigh about 140. I was always overweight as a child. The highest i ever weighed was 190. In my second year of college when i suddenly reaalized that
A person I am interested in has undergone bypass surgery last year. He is 42 years old non diabetic and non smoker. What is the prognosis for him. ?
I was wondering is a 13 year old able to get a gastric bypass surgery without too many complications?
Depends: Cardiac bypass is advised if there are multiple coronary arteries which have significant blockage, or if there is a critical blockage in an area that is not fixable with balloon inflation or stents. 67 is not an unreasonable age at which bypass may be performed. I highly recommend discussing this with your cardiologist as it is not a simple matter that can be adequately addressed on a forum. ...Read more
How bad is quadruple bypass surgery on a woman 68 years old, with diabetes and not so good kidneys?
Serious: Probably best option! but each item adds some risk. Diabetes, renal dysfunction have become quite common to have to deal with. 68 is getting younger all the time. Good preop care is important. No smoking lung incentive practice showers- hydration to have adequate urine diabetic control. ...Read more
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