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GASTRIC SLEEVE BLOG

Gastric sleeve procedure: How it works, Pros and Cons

Posted by Dr. Rosales

Jul 7, 2015 1:32:00 PM

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.

In our previous article we analyzed in the same way the gastric bypass procedure Why do we analyze these two procedures? The answer is simple: based on statistical figures, worldwide, gastric bypass along with sleeve gastrectomy are the two most common bariatric surgical procedures performed due to their proper balance in terms of risks/ benefits.

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Pain after Gastric Sleeve

Posted by Dr. Rosales

Mar 6, 2015 4:38:00 PM

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.

The fear of suffering a lot of pain after gastric sleeve surgery, is such a common concern that we’ve decided to delve a little on the subject.

The answer to this question is: No, there will not be extreme pain, it will be moderate and easily controlled with medications administered during the first hours after surgery.

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Gastric Sleeve and Pregnancy

Posted by Dr. Rosales

Nov 12, 2014 12:22:00 PM

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?

In this article we will clear all your doubts, there is a lot of misinformation regarding this issue and we consider that this topic is important to the vast majority of women in reproductive age and have an obesity problem that affects their life and fertility.

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Hair loss after Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Posted by Dr. Rosales

Sep 24, 2014 11:21:00 AM

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.

Hair loss after gastric sleeve surgery is a very common concern for any patient who will undergo any bariatric procedure such as gastric sleeve or gastric bypass; however we believe that like many other circumstances surrounding weight loss surgery, they are more myths than realities which occur mainly due to lack of adequate information.

 

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Gastric Sleeve Surgery Side Effects

Posted by Dr. Rosales

Sep 12, 2014 11:58:00 AM

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 from medical companies such as other procedures involving the placement of devices like as the gastric balloon or gastric band.

The popularity of the sleeve gastrectomy may be said to have won it "on its own" thanks to the great benefits that offers and the low rate of complications in the short, medium and long term when compared with other more invasive procedures such as gastric bypass  or duodenal switch.

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18 Tips to prepare for Gastric Sleeve surgery

Posted by Dr. Rosales

Sep 5, 2014 10:13:00 AM

For any scheduled and elective procedure is always advisable to know the aspects that you as a patient can or should take into consideration to make a positive contribution to the evolution of both, the intraoperative and postoperative process.

Here we provide you valuable advice which will help your experience with gastric sleeve surgery to be as smooth and positive as possible.

It is a lot of information but we think what is very convenient for you to take these tips as a good basis for your planning and to have a clearer idea of how to prepare for your gastric sleeve surgery.

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How long should I be on the pre-op diet before my gastric sleeve surgery and how much weight should I lose?

Posted by Dr. Rosales

Jul 28, 2014 1:30:00 PM

As we have discussed in previous articles, it is important that every patient who is planning to undergo gastric sleeve surgery consider the following:

  • Keep in close communication with your surgeon
  • To be informed and guided in the steps to follow before the procedure
  • Know the reasons why such suggestions are being made

Being one of the most important tips is undergoing a preoperative diet to shrink the liver size in order to facilitate things as far as possible during surgery.

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