MiaS posted a discussion topic 4 months, 2 weeks ago

My BMI is 31.6, I’m self paying

we have strict guidelines about BmI 35+ but I have met two surgeons in my town who have agreed to do RNY but with considerations

  1. It may not be possible when they go inside due to a large number o

MiaS posted a discussion topic 4 months, 3 weeks ago

I had my lapband removed 6+ months ago

ever since I’ve been complaining of stomach pain and acid reflux. They did a barium and it showed a sliding hiatus hernia (I knew I had it and surgeon didn’t fix it prior to inserting the band). I’ve


MiaS posted a discussion topic 5 months ago

Hi all, I had a band removed 6 months ago after having it for 6 years. I’m self pay and have been approved for RNY and now I’m talking myself out of it..

Current weight 194 pounds, Height 163cm, BMI 32.6

with band weight was 163 pou


MiaS posted a discussion topic 5 months, 1 week ago

Can anyone let me know if they have experience of a good revision surgeon in Europe please. I’ve had the band removed 6 months ago and I’d like a bypass. Thanks


MiaS posted a discussion topic 5 months, 3 weeks ago

Please help everyone

I had my band removed 6 months ago due to a port infection. My surgeon said he wouldn’t do revision surgery. I’ve tried for 6 months to diet and my surgeon has discharged me saying I don’t qualify for weight loss surg


MiaS posted a discussion topic 9 months, 1 week ago

Had my lapband out for 3 months already and my acid reflux is back and it’s quite bad. I have a known sliding hiatus hernia. My surgeon is now discussing the option of RNY as a fix for the acid and of course will help with weight loss but at a weight


MiaS posted a discussion topic 10 months, 3 weeks ago

So after 6 years I had emergency surgery to remove my band as my port was infected. Though I hated the band it did stop me from gaining weight and I did “mourn” the loss of it especially the cost & thought would be for “life”

Anyway Iâ€


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MiaS posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

Hi All, please help! I was banded 6 years ago and have been having port pain for a while. I met my bariatric surgeon and he dismissed it. I was asking for removal. Now I am in severe pain and have been to ER and they said it's lapband erosion and will

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