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I want a revision to my lap band is dudenal switch a good wls ?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Much bigger deal

Lap bands are relatively simple, easy to perform, and to remove.
They don't have as good a success rate as other ops, neither durarion of success, or amount of wt loss. Gastric bypass, roux en y more common "permanent" surgery. Duodenal switch is major reworking of plumbing; gives greater wt loss, longer, but more complicated and more problems with nutrient deficiencies. Talk with your doc.

In brief: Much bigger deal

Lap bands are relatively simple, easy to perform, and to remove.
They don't have as good a success rate as other ops, neither durarion of success, or amount of wt loss. Gastric bypass, roux en y more common "permanent" surgery. Duodenal switch is major reworking of plumbing; gives greater wt loss, longer, but more complicated and more problems with nutrient deficiencies. Talk with your doc.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
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In brief: Yes

If you fail a weight loss surgery better to find out why.

In brief: Yes

If you fail a weight loss surgery better to find out why.
Dr. Terry Simpson
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