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7 January 18
You will lose 10 to 15 percent of your weight through the first month. And 30% will be lost within three to six months. However, weight loss may last for up to two years.
17 October 17
The surgery complications depend on surgeon’s expertise and the instruments used during the surgery. However, bleeding and leakage are the major complications that there is no concern if the surgeon is an expert. Dr. Anbara has performed Sleeve Gastrectomy surgery more than a thousand times; meanwhile, only six patients have experienced minor complications which were resolved swiftly and with care post operation.
31 December 17
if the surgery is done properly and the patient adheres to the postoperative diet, the obesity will not return.
1 January 18
We have two different kinds of surgeries which help you lose weight by shrinking the stomach size thus reducing absorbed calories. One of them is gastric banding or lap band surgery which limits the stomach size and the other one is gastric bypass which does both.
11 March 19
As any other surgery, revision surgery is associated with some risks and issues such as infection, gastrointestinal leakage, bleeding or even longer hospital stay or recovery time.
11 January 18
it takes less than an hour.
11 March 19
Yes, you can undergo your revision bariatric surgery with another surgeon but make sure to find an expert surgeon. On the other hand, if your primary surgery failed, it is better to find another surgeon to perform your second surgery.
10 March 19
You need to stop smoking six weeks before the surgery to reduce the risk of fatal blood clots and pneumonia. Even stopping one or two weeks before the surgery can put you at risk.
11 March 19
Yes, you can get pregnant but you should wait at least 18 months after your surgery until your weight to be stabilized. But you need to follow your doctor’s instructions.
27 February 19
Yes, you can get pregnant but you should wait at least 18 months after your surgery until your weight has stabilized. But you need to follow your doctor’s instructions.
11 March 19
Although it is normal to gain some weight during the pregnancy because your baby is growing and is surrounded by amniotic fluid and placenta, your breasts are getting bigger and your body is producing more blood. But you will lose the weight gained again after the delivery if you follow your weight loss surgery team’s recommendations.
27 February 19
Although it is normal you gain some weight during pregnancy because your baby is growing and is surrounded by amniotic fluid and placenta, your breasts are getting bigger and your body is producing more blood. But you will lose the weight gained after the delivery if you follow your weight loss surgery team’s recommendations.