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Generally it should not be a problem to have a sleeve after incisional hernia repair, even with mesh. You do not need to worry about the insufflation... READ MORE
Our experience is that patients are able to maintain their weight loss after having the band repositioned and we would normally recommend that as the... READ MORE
Lap Band surgery is designed to lead to safe and sustained weight loss for individuals who are overweight or obese. If someone has a BMI within the... READ MORE
The resolution of diabetes is related to the weight loss, but also due to the fact that a patient's caloric intake is dramatically reduced after Lap... READ MORE
The Lap Band is designed to be a permanent implant. If the Lap Band is removed, studies show that patients will likely regain the weight they have... READ MORE
Yes, it is okay to have liposuction and a full tummy tuck with the Lap-Band. Most patients will not need plastic surgery because of the gradual and... READ MORE
Yes, the Lap-Band is reversible. However, the Lap-Band should be considered a permanent implant. Only in the rare instance where there is a problem... READ MORE
At our clinic, patients are prescribed a nutritionally complete VLCD meal replacement product for at least two weeks prior to surgery to help lose... READ MORE
I think you can proceed with gastric sleeve surgery within 6 months or less after your pregnancy. You should be fully recovered and able to focus on... READ MORE
The two most common symptoms of erosion are either infection at the Lap Band port site, or the feeling that the Lap Band is no longer effective. With... READ MORE
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