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What are the side effects of having a MiniMizer extra gastric band with a gastric bypass?

I will have a gastric bypass in the coming month, my doctor has recommended that I get a MiniMizer extra band. I want to know what are the side... READ MORE

Post Gastric RNY Patient needing hiatal hernia surgery with questions.

Had gastric bypass RNY in 2004. Upper Barium swallow shows moderate hiatal hernia of the gastric pouch. Not sure what to expect for surgery... READ MORE

Follow-up: Moderate Hiatal Hernia post gastric bypass. Will they close the hernia?

Got official barium results. Moderate Hiatal hernia, severe GERD. I'm wondering if they will push the pouch back and close up the hernia. Appt with... READ MORE

My BMI is 27.9 (179 lbs/ 5'7"). Which surgery would be best for me: gastric bypass or sleeve? Expected weigh loss in first 2 mo?

My BMI is 27.9 (179 lbs/ 5'7") and I'm getting bariatric surgery in December. My blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels are all normal.... READ MORE

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