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Roux En Y Gastric Bypass Revision
Gastric bypass: Yes. It may not be the best choice for everyone, 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 overall weight loss. It is also the best operation for patients with diabetes, heartburn/reflux, large hiatal hernias, or are very obese (bmi over 50). It should only be done by an experienced surgeon. ...Read more
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 overall weight loss. It is also the best operation for patients with diabetes, heartburn/reflux, large hiatal hernias, or are very obese (bmi over 50). It should only be done by an experienced gastric bypass surgeon. The sleeve is a close second. ...Read more
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 have insurance, you are looking at somewhere between $20-30, 000. You can get financing through care credit as one example. ...Read more
Gastric bypass: Very effective. In fact, it is the most effective weight loss operation when compared to the lap band and sleeve gastrectomy. In addition, it has nearly a 90% cure rate for type 2 diabetes. Most people lose between 65-70% of their excess body weight. So if you are 100lbs overweight, that's about 65-70lbs of weight loss at a year to 18 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My doctor is going to give me a laproscopic roux-en-y gastric bypass surgery and I was wondering what meals can I eat?
What do you suggest if my doctor is going to give me a laproscopic roux-en-y gastric bypass surgery and I was wondering what meals?
Education: Patients that undergo a weight reducing procedure, known as bariatric surgery, must undergo appropriate screening and preparation prior to surgery, including a several month period of regimented diet and achievement of defined goals. Failure to do so increases the risk that the procedure will not achieved desired weight loss. You will not be able to eat the same diet after surgery. ...Read more
Is there a relationship between slightly elevated liver enzymes and roux-en-y gastric bypass surgery?
I've had a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and I've been told to avoid ibuprofen products can I take Naprosyn (naproxen) ?
That's an Ibuprofen-: like compound, known as NSAIDS (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug). It's also known as Aleve (naproxen) too OTC. This class produces gastritis or stomach lining irritation and worse without food. So this is why when you are getting gastric bypass surgery, and have little space hold food in, the NSAIDS can wreak havoc on your stomach's lining and cause you pain and distress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gastric bypass: read this for information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gastric_bypass_surgeryGet a more detailed answer ›
I had gastric bypass (roux en y) and I have been taking calcium citrate but I found a gummy calcium triphosphate that I like. Are they equal?
Had roux en y(sp?) in 2001 i later found out w/ gastric bypass ibuprofen shouldn't be taken. Why? & any other things 2 be avoided? Im on a lot of meds
Ulcers: Ibuprofen and other NSAIDs cause ulcers ( marginal ulcers) at your gastric pouch connection site and it can bleed, cause pain or even rupture in that area , so avoid them, or use in low dose mixed with food and only with with PPI( nexium (esomeprazole) etc), however you MUST get permission from your surgeon before doing so another dangerous thing to avoid is SMOKING, it will do the same harm. ...Read more
4 years ago i had roux n y gastric bypass. I am 23 years old ttc. What would this surgery have for effects on pregnancy?
Pregnancy: You need to take prenatal vitamins on top of the vitamins you take for your gastric bypass surgery. You should have your vitamin and protein levels checked a few times during your pregnancy to make sure they are normal. Other than that, you should be fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had gastric bypass(roux n y) one of my drs put me on prednisone and now I am 186...Just got taken off of it..Can i get get weight back off?
How to absorb more iron after having roux-n-y gastric bypass surgery since iron is absorbed in the beginning of your small intestines, which is bypassed after roux-n-y gastric bypass, where else can it be absorbed enough to keep your iron level up
Generally : Generally the malabsorption seen after a roux-en-y lasts for about 18 months and eventually diminishes, so iron absorption will likely improve at around that time. If you simply can't get adequate iron, make sure your doctor looks at your ferritin level and not just hemoglobin level. You may indeed benefit from iron infusion or if you happen to be a premenopausal women with a heavy period, you may benefit from discussing birth control pills to help diminish the degree of bleeding that occurs each month with your menstrual cycle. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Roux n y gastric bypass 3 years ago. 23 yrs. Pressure and nausea in upper stomach. Many tests show nothing. Bacterial infection in bottom stomach?
See yourMD: And referral to your gastroenterologist... Ask your physician to make your referral... I hope this helps.. ...Read more
Can Coumadin levels be accurately monitored by a finger stick instead of a blood draw? Following a roux-n-y gastric bypass I suffered a perforated ulcer, splenectomy, collapsed lung, disconnected bowel, numerous septic infections, 18 months of picc lines,
I had gastric bypass(rouxeny)in 2010. Lately, I have been passing what looks like a casing. Varies from an in to as long as 10in. It is mixed with my bowel movement, but is white and shiny. There is no head or tail to it that would indicate a tape worm. I
Can a fistula from roux-en-y bypass in 1997 be cause of gastric pain; bloating; fullness w/ small amnts. Of food and wt. Loss of 76 pounds in 4 mos.?
Depends: Please seek the opinion of another skilled bariatric surgeon in your area to get an opinion. ...Read more
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