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Gastric Sleeve Blog

What happens to the hunger hormone (Ghrelin) after Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

Por: Dr. Rosales December 10, 2015

Ghrelin is an aminoacid produced in the stomach, especially in the portion known as gastric fundus, found in the upper part of the organ. It is also produced by the first portion of the small intestine (duodenum). This aminoacid is a hormone known as orexigenic (stimulates appetite).

 

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Weight Loss Surgery is not Esthetic or Cosmetic Surgery

Por: Dr. Rosales September 25, 2015
This is a fundamental topic and highly recurrent for those dedicated to bariatric surgery like Obesity Free, because although this is far from a procedure with purely aesthetic goals, unfortunately,in many people exists the misconception that anyone looking to have a gastric sleeve surgery or...
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Gastric sleeve procedure: How it works, Pros and Cons

Por: Dr. Rosales July 7, 2015

In this informative article we will discuss the main features of the gastric sleeve procedure, letting you know the advantages and disadvantages of it so you can make an informed decision about whether this procedure is for you or not.

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Pain after Gastric Sleeve

Por: Dr. Rosales March 6, 2015
One of the most frequent questions from patients who are considering gastric sleeve surgery or have already decided on having it done is on whether they will feel a lot pain after the procedure and how long will it last.
 
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Gastric Sleeve and Pregnancy

Por: Dr. Rosales November 12, 2014

Have you considered undergoing  gastric sleeve surgery but don’t know if it's a good moment and since you also plan or want to get pregnant?

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Hair loss after Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Por: Dr. Rosales September 24, 2014

Are you considering gastric sleeve surgery and feel fear of hair loss? We explain you here how to prevent it or how to reduce this side effect to the fullest.

 

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Gastric Sleeve Surgery Side Effects

Por: Dr. Rosales September 12, 2014

The gastric sleeve surgery is an excellent procedure that relatively just a few years after being approved as a primary bariatric procedure has gained much popularity.

 

Unlike other methods which are also in demand by patients, the gastric sleeve has not made use of huge marketing investments...

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