I have a IBM of 28 and want to get the gastric sleeve. Is it dangerous?

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

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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. 

warm regards, 

Dr. Alvarez

Mexico Bariatric Surgeon
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