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Sleeve gastrectomy has anti-diabetic effects beyond weight loss

Posted on 05 Sep, 2011
In many of our sleeve gastrectomy patients, we observe that their diabetes and need for insulin resolves long before their weight loss occurs. Dr Wong explains…

Lap bands are not the only surgical solution for obesity

Posted on 02 Aug, 2011
Most patients coming to our Central Coast Surgery clinic seem to immediately want the lap band. Is that the only surgical solution for obesity? Read on...

What to expect after sleeve gastrectomy

Posted on 31 Jul, 2011
After the first day or two after sleeve gastrectomy, patients have usually left the hospital. Then the adventure begins! Dr Wong from Central Coast Surgery

Obese patients have more surgical complications

Posted on 19 Jun, 2011
Obese patients have more surgical complications
Obese patients tend to have more complications after any surgery. This is worsened if big cuts are used.

Origins of the sleeve gastrectomy

Posted on 23 May, 2011
Because gastric banding can have limited success with super-obese patients, there was a need for an efficient procedure - the sleeve gastrectomy. Dr Wong