I have a IBM of 28 and want to get the gastric sleeve. Is it dangerous?
4 months ago
Hi, I have a IBM OF 28 and want to get the gastric sleeve. I'm a vegetarian, already have a pretty restricted diet, and still can't lose the 30-40 lbs I have extra. can I get the gastric sleev or would this procedure be dangerous for me, I appreciate the replies. Thank u
Doctor Answers 1
Getting a sleeve with a low BMI
With your BMI you are not a candidate for this procedure by guidelines but there are some practices that may look into your precise situation. I'm attaching a link so you can see some of these guidelines.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as
a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you
have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute
or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.