Location: Spring Valley, WI
Member since 5/7/2014


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Reviews by nativeprincess35

Panniculectomy & Hernia repair....46 yr old

I had gastric bypass back in 2000. I have maintained a 150+ lb weight loss and now need hernia repair and a panniculectomy. Been having issues with my pannus since a hysterectomy in 2012 leaving me unable to get much physical activity in. I have platued at my current weight for over a year... READ MORE

Vertical Banded Gastroplasty - Minneapolis, MN

The decision to have surgery was after years of being over 500 lbs. My health was starting to deteriorate too much and I had no real quality of life left. My surgery seemed to have gone very easy and recovery was a lot easier than I expected. I have lost 150+ lbs and maintained the loss... READ MORE

Questions from nativeprincess35

Where are the incisions when having strictly a Panniculectomy done? No other body contouring.

Highest wt 500+ lbs and I have plateaued at have an incisional hernia below belly button. A hysterectomy in '12 has left my pannus more cumbersome and painful,... READ MORE

Recent comments from nativeprincess35

I know what you mean....but I am going to move forward and not worry about the number on the scales as much. I know I need to look at the long term. Which is why I did this, so infections will be gone, I can strart exercising again... READ COMMENT

I should clarify my PS had figured over 20lbs. So far I am thrilled....big difference and I am thankful for all the great staff at this hospital. READ COMMENT

Wow....27 lbs. before surgery she has guessed it would be 20+ lbs....and I am happy with what was taken. READ COMMENT

You are lookiking good to me! How about ice on the swollen mons pub area for the tenderness. READ COMMENT

Yeah, and I haven't fully seen the whole tummy yet because of the difficulties had. Both my hernias specialist and the PS are awesome.! Getting wonderful inpatient care too. Very nice staff at this hospital READ COMMENT