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Do I Need to Lose Weight Before Having a Gastric Bypass?

I'm thinking of having a gastric bypass to shift a lot of weight. However, Would I need to lose any weight before I had the gastric bypass?

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Losing weight prior to Gastric Bypass Surgery

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We do  not routinely have patient losss weight prior to gastric bypass surgery uinless the BMI is greater than 60 or you have an enlarged liver.  Some surgeons do require a pre-operative weight loss so it is best to check with your bariatric surgeon.

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