weight loss surgery

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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.
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.
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.
27 February 19
Yes, you can still breastfeed your baby if you have had bariatric surgery but you need to take in extra nutritions and specific vitamins to ensure you provide your baby with required nutrients.
2 March 19
It is very important that you prepare yourself for the surgery mentally and physically. You need to have enough information about the type and quality of nutritions that you should include in your diet after the surgery. Taking these steps and education yourself will minimize the risk of hair loss after the weight loss surgery.
10 January 18
Anonymous :
How long should the patients from distant cities or other countries stay in Tehran for the bariatric surgery?
Dr. Anbara :
Patients coming from distant cities, or overseas can return to their country or city after a week.