Sleeve Gastrectomy Q&A
Before + Sleeve Gastrectomy
Realistically, after getting the gastric sleeve, how many pounds will be dropped by 4 weeks post surgery?
41 year old female, 5'4", 274lbs due the have the gastric sleeve performed in late October 2015. READ MORE
I need to choose between sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass surgery, what do the medical experts think is most effective between the two? I... READ MORE
How much does stomach stapling cost? Not gastric bypass, just stomach stapling. READ MORE
Why would a doctor recommend VSG with the expectation of taking vitamins for life? Isn't VSG a reduction surgery, not malabsorption? Why would... READ MORE
Morbidly Obese individuals are usually addicted to Food, have extensive health issues and are disabled (low income). Medicare will pay for... READ MORE
There are some new surgeries on the stomach for weight loss like the sleeve and there is another that is noninvasive and folds the stomach in half.... READ MORE
I'm considering having gastric sleeve surgery this summer. Can you tell me how frequently there are cases with hair loss following gastric sleeve? My... READ MORE
How much do you have to be overweight to have the gastric sleeve and can it be done if you have acid reflux?
I am 40-50 lbs overweight and hve bmi of 33. READ MORE
So i wanted to know that once your stomach heals after surgery, and you are back on solids, is it true that you can eat anything that you want or that... READ MORE
Should I have "Gastric Sleeve" done? I have PCOS (Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome) and Insulin resistance.
Gastric Sleeve was suggested because- High Insulin ( Insulin resistant) , PCOS, History of Heart disease, Cancer, Diabetes. Tried Weight loss options... READ MORE
My BMI is 32 but I have severe knee and hip and foot pain. And of course all the other issues with being FAT. I have tried everything to lose the... READ MORE
I want to know what is best for me I am 5"4 270 or more and I have lost weight in the passed and I am trying now to lose its hard to lose the amount... READ MORE
I'm Having the Gastric Sleeve Procedure. But I Didn't Lose 40pds Like the Dr Asked. Will He Still Do?
My doctor wanted me to lose 40 pds before my surgery but I've only losed 18pds. Will he still do the procedure? READ MORE
Gastric Sleeve and hysterectomy. Is it possible for these two surgeries to be done at the same time?
I am 250 lb's with hypertension, pre diabetic and slightly blood pressure. Few month ago, I found out that I hav fibroids (multiple) my Gyno... READ MORE
My weight fluctuates up and down from 140-175. It is very depressing. Would I be able to have a sleeve gastrectomy? (photo)
Right now I am 5'6" and weigh 150lbs. My goal is 140lbs. I am up and down, up and down. It is depressing when my weight is up and I want it down... READ MORE
I'm a 27 year old female, 5'0" 180 lbs with hypothyroidism. Am I a good candidate for the Gastric Sleeve?
I am thinking about getting the gastric sleeve done. I have been around the same weight for the past 3 years I cant seem to lose anymore weight. I am... READ MORE
My pre-op instructions say to do a 2 week liquid diet then it says if you are arriving day OF surgery...nothing to eat or drink 6 hours prior ! im... READ MORE