Many patients with failed gastric band request conversion to a gastric sleeve. We discuss whether this is successful for weight loss and the pros and cons of this surgery.
In this video, Dr Ken Wong demonstrates the use of the latest 4k, indocyanine green technology to improve safety and weight loss goals with gastric bypass surgery.
Lap bands can cause many types of problems over time. Many patients suffer from reflux and difficulties eating. Soemtimes they can cut a hole into the stomach and cause life threatening emergencies.
Often we get asked how much stomach is removed during gastric sleeve surgery. This is quite variable from person to person and surgeon to surgeon.
Many people ask why gastric sleeve surgery is so expensive. Weight loss surgery is not a magic, quick fix solution. Reputable clinics need to provide follow up care and also dietitians and surgeon post-op visits.