What are the complications of bariatric surgery? How threatening are these conditions?
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.
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.
Can a different surgeon perform my bariatric revision procedure?
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.
What can be done to prevent skin from sagging after bariatric surgery?
9 January 18
The nature of gradual weight loss after Sleeve Gastrectomy, compared to other methods, does not lead to skin sagging too much. However, regular exercise and swimming can reduce and minimize the sagging of your skin.