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Gastric Bypass with Hernia Repair - Can It Be Done at the Same Time?

If not, how long should I wait? The hernia is painful and swollen so I'd like to get it fixed ASAP. READ MORE

Can I Have a Gastric Bypass Revision at the Same Time As the Ventral Hernia Repair?

I need to have ventral hernia repair and I am also contemplating revision surgery to reduce the size of my pouch back to where it was when I first had... READ MORE

How Common Are Hernias After Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Does having gastric bypass place me at greater risk of developing a hernia? What precautions should be taken to reduce this risk? READ MORE

Repeated Hernias After RNY Gastric Bypass and Tummy Tuck

I had open RNY in Dec of '02. 18 months later in Aug. of '04 I had my first PS, a adominoplasty with hernia repair. Then repair again in June of... READ MORE

Doctor Recommendation for Gastric Bypass Revision: Hernia in Esophagus and Leaking Mesh

9 years ago I had a Rouen-Y gastric by pass, I lost 250lbs. I gained back 50, I wanted to loose the extra weight and add a lap band. I underwent... READ MORE

I want to get weight loss surgery. Which is the best option?

In the endoscopy, the doctor discovered a 3 cm hiatal hernia cos of which he said I'm more suited for the gastric bypass than the sleeve. I am terrified! READ MORE

Bariactic Bypass 1997, Last 2 Yrs. Large Hernia, Gained over a Hundred Pounds, Gallstones. What to Do?

I had Gastric Bypass in 97, my start weight was 467lbs, lost 237 lbs and sustained until 2 yrs. ago. Had knee injury which compromised my activity,... READ MORE

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