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Why would I be told I have to lose weight before I have elective surgery?

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Dr. Scott Beard
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
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In brief: Safety and success

Obesity significantly increases ur chances of death and complications with surgery.
It also decreases the success rates of many surgeries. This is one of the reasons bariatric surgery is so dangerous 100% of the patients are obese.

In brief: Safety and success

Obesity significantly increases ur chances of death and complications with surgery.
It also decreases the success rates of many surgeries. This is one of the reasons bariatric surgery is so dangerous 100% of the patients are obese.
Dr. Scott Beard
Dr. Scott Beard
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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine

In brief: Risk

Physicians are more willing to have increased risk for life and limb threatening surgery like open heart.
Obesity increases risk of many surgeries.

In brief: Risk

Physicians are more willing to have increased risk for life and limb threatening surgery like open heart.
Obesity increases risk of many surgeries.
Dr. Steven Hill
Dr. Steven Hill
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