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Why would you choose a stomach stapling over a lap-band surgery?
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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Wt loss, diabetes
You should consider all options (band bypass and sleeve).
Factors include: amount of weight loss, diabetes , gastric reflux, and emotional issues. You can see a video on this comparison. http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=8et4wd43mgo. In general, more weight loss, better resolution of diabetes and reflux with the sleeve and bypass over the band.

In brief: Wt loss, diabetes
You should consider all options (band bypass and sleeve).
Factors include: amount of weight loss, diabetes , gastric reflux, and emotional issues. You can see a video on this comparison. http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=8et4wd43mgo. In general, more weight loss, better resolution of diabetes and reflux with the sleeve and bypass over the band.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Dr. Scott Welle
Bariatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Many factors
There are many factors that go into choosing the appropriate bariatric procedure for you.
Such as dietary habits, if you are a sweet eater then a band might not be a good option. Do you have lots of comorbidities, diabetes, high blood pressure, etc. If so then bypass or sleeve may be a better choice. Also how overweight are you? If you need to lose a lot of weight then band may be less favorable.

In brief: Many factors
There are many factors that go into choosing the appropriate bariatric procedure for you.
Such as dietary habits, if you are a sweet eater then a band might not be a good option. Do you have lots of comorbidities, diabetes, high blood pressure, etc. If so then bypass or sleeve may be a better choice. Also how overweight are you? If you need to lose a lot of weight then band may be less favorable.
Dr. Scott Welle
Dr. Scott Welle
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In brief: It's a choice
Stomach stapling is no longer done.
The rny is done.

In brief: It's a choice
Stomach stapling is no longer done.
The rny is done.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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