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.
In a recent issue of the Australian Women’s Weekly, Dr Ken Wong discusses why weight loss surgery (including gastric sleeve or gastric bypass) may not work.
Still wondering why gastric sleeve surgery cost (on average) a few thousand dollars? The team at Central Coast Surgery explains the reasons - read on..
Gastric sleeve can result in an occasional stomach dilatation down the track. A conversion to gastric bypass may well be a good solution. Dr Wong explains…
At Central Coast Surgery, Dr Ken Wong has performed many gastric sleeves on patients weighing more than 200 kilograms, with body mass index greater than 60.