Sleeve Gastrectomy

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Sleeve Gastrectomy ("stomach stapling") is a surgical procedure that permanently reduces the size of a patient's stomach. Can be combined with other bariatric surgical procedures, such as gastric bypass.
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Average Price: $7,150

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Worth It

I wanted to be healthy for myself and my children. I wanted to be able to play with them without having to sit down every 2 minutes! I was 31, 5 foot nothing, and 264 lbs. My life was miserable. My bones hurt all the time because of the pressure they were under. I had the gastric sleeve (not... READ MORE

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Im a proud mother of 2 precious girls, 8 and 4 yrs old..im 36 yrs, 5'1" and my current weight is 285, when I start the process I was 305.... i was a pretty normal size when i was a kid, then after the age of 9 i became a little over weigh, then pre teen an teen age i kept going up and up by my... READ MORE

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Ya Hace 14 dias de mi procedimiento y es increible como ya se va notando el cambio en mi cuerpo, me opere de 220 libras y en la primera semana baje 11 libras! estoy super emocionada y le doy las Gracias a Dios y al Excelente Dr. Pablo Garcia por hacer esto posible! es el mejor Dr del mundo! El Mejor READ MORE

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It was a amazing experience that change my live. Now i feel proud about myself and skills! I seem gorgeous and dissappear lot of bad feeling that i used to have because of my fat situation (hipertention, diabetes and muscle pain). Now i can wear all kind of clothes, and i dont feel embarrous to... READ MORE

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Dr. Illan, (full name is Dr. Selim Jalil Illán Fraijo) is such a talented surgeon. From the moment I got to the hospital I knew I was in the right spot for me. I never had any hesitations once I got there and surgery was a wonderful success! I'm down 108lbs at 6 months! The hospital was... READ MORE

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El doctor Pablo García Vargas salvó mi vida desde la primera visita que tuve a su consultorio. Atento, responsable y conocedor de su trabajo, nunca me ha descuidado. García no pierde un detalle. Luego de mi operación me siento feliz, con vida nueva y lo mejor, en completa salud para... READ MORE

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I have always been an athletic person, so having an athletic build came with the territory. Not "fat" but defined muscles with curves. That was until about 11th grade. I started hanging out with people who's priorities included indulging in heavy, big meals and little to no exercise. I'm not... READ MORE

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It has been 1 year and 5 months after the surgery and I have lost 93 pounds. I'm really happy with the outcome and consider the procedure a success. This has been one the the best choices I've made. My life has turn out in my favor and I highly recommend this procedure to anyone with morbid... READ MORE

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No negative consecuenses, everything was great, iam so glad i did this iam so much safer, high self esteem, i did not come out now i share with friends is the best decision i ever made. About the surgery it doesnt hurt, it a ambulatory surgiry am my recovery was super fast so dont think about... READ MORE

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Hi ALL! I want to start this off with... I just had the surgery so this review is on my results thus far, the procedure, and review of the doctor, staff and facilities only. I will keep posting we new results so you know my journey. I promise to tell my truth, the good, the bad and the ugly. ... READ MORE

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I'm currently in the process of getting the spider sleeve in a few months. I'm 5'7'' currently weight 230lbs. and my goal weight is 140 I miss doing karate, kick boxing and playing softball. I love weight lifting too! I can't' wait to get back to doing the sports i love and grew up doing...... READ MORE

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I met with Dr. pleatman after reading alot of great reviews. Went in Beginning of May 2013. I weighed 204 lbs, with more than few comorbities. BMI 33 and im 5"6. I wa s unhappy until I met Dr. Pleatman and he gave me hope. He answered all my questions and concerns. I scheduled my appt on May... READ MORE

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I have been overweight since I was age 8. I have tried multiple times to lose weight with out success. I have researched sleeve gastrectomy and feel that this will be the best tool for me to use to help with my weight loss. I am scheduled for my surgery on 1/27/14. My family is supportive. ... READ MORE

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Hi there! My name is Alycia and I'm a 38 year old female. My current weight is 298 lbs and I'm 5' 9". I have a final goal weight of 165 (-133 lbs). In July 2013, I went to an informational meeting about bariatric surgeries at Unity Hospital in Fridley, MN. I had talked to someone who went... READ MORE

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I am having my endo today and my surgery is set for 12/12. I was completely behind my decision a weeks ago and as the day gets closer I am growing more and more anxious. This little baby in the picture is my 7 week old granddaughter and one of my main motivators. I want to be healthy for her.... READ MORE

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I have been considering bariatric surgery for a number of years now and for a number of reasons, which I will go into further down. I always knew that I didn't want a Lap Band: I have more weight to lose than is feasible with a Lap Band, I don't want the hassle of the port and the continuous... READ MORE

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I have a countdown clock on my phone. 2 months 3 days to go. I can't even stand it right now, I'm so excited. My insurance has required 3 months with the dietician so the appointments and the waiting has begun. After reading most of the reviews on here I know for sure I've made the right choice.... READ MORE

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My surgery is on Febuary 3 of 2014. In the days, weeks and months to come I will be sharing my ups, downs setbacks and triumphs and along the way I hope to help, inspire or at the very least put a smile on someones face.......Who know, we shale see. Funny as I am typing this my primary care... READ MORE

Worth It

In 2011, I was a svelt 321.6 pounds, 5 foot 11, and 25 years old. I had a 14 month old son, whose pregnancy and birth was flawless other than some gall bladder problems. I was in perfect health, I was just fat! I had been through every diet known to man, and always lost weight, but just gained... READ MORE

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I decided to have gastric sleeve surgery earlier this year after spending a week in our capital city of Wellington on holiday with my teenage son. We had a great time walking everywhere and enjoying all the sights. But every night my back would be so sore I was having to take prescription pain... READ MORE

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