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Resleeving & Revising Other Bariatric Surgeries

Resleeving & Revising Other Bariatric Surgeries

Perhaps you’re unhappy with your gastric bypass or Lap Band and are wondering whether you can convert your initial procedure to a gastric sleeve. Or maybe you already got a sleeve and now question whether a resleeve would help you lose more weight. Everything about these “re” surgeries is highly individual, but I’ll do my ...

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Bariatric Surgery Take 2 Converting Lap-Band to Gastric Sleeve

Bariatric Surgery Take 2 Converting Lap-Band to Gastric Sleeve

I admit that I’m a bit biased toward the awesomeness of gastric sleeve surgery versus other bariatric surgeries. I’ve seen the pros and cons of all different kinds of surgeries, and I’ve dedicated my professional career to gastric sleeve because I firmly believe it offers the best combination of safety and effectiveness. But my bias ...

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Gastric Sleeve VS Lap Band

Gastric Sleeve VS Lap Band

To understand some of the key differences between lap band and gastric sleeve surgery, it is important to understand the fundamentals of each procedure. Lap Band Surgery Lap Band surgery is perhaps the most well-known form of bariatric surgery. This procedure involves the use of an adjustable gastric banding device to restrict the size of ...

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Q&A's: The gastric sleeve

Q&A's: The gastric sleeve

Hi and welcome to the question of the week, I'm Dr. Alvarez. In this video I'd like to discuss a little more about the gastric sleeve procedure that we started doing many years ago and now has become very popular because of the benefits and amazing results and the low-risk involved. This is a restrictive ...

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