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.
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.
How can I prevent hair loss after gastric sleeve surgery?
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.