Weight Loss Surgery Basics

after the sleeve gastrectomy

After the Sleeve Gastrectomy, Now What? Expected Results After 1 Year

October 18, 2021 · 0 comments

Sleeve gastrectomy (VSG) is the most common procedure performed worldwide. It remains popular with surgeons and patients due to its reproducibility and safety profile. Despite being the new kid on the block (it has been around for about 20 years as a stand-alone procedure) it has been proclaimed by multiple

Weight Regain After Bariatric

Is Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery Normal

October 11, 2021 · 0 comments

Is Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery Normal? This is another common question, and the short answer is YES with a BUT! Generally, there is about 5-10% weight regain after you reach your lowest weight. So, if you lost 75-80 pounds, expect to gain back about 7-10 pounds. The weight regain

Bariatric Surgery Physician Assistant

Bariatric Surgery Physician Assistant – First Impressions of the Surgery

August 30, 2021 · 0 comments

Bariatric Surgery Physician Assistant - First Impressions I’ve been practicing as a Physician Assistant for five years and switched specialties to an entirely new specialty, Bariatric Surgery, in the Spring of 2021. Since joining DFW Bariatrics and General Surgery, and working alongside Dr. Sachin Kukreja and Dr. Elizabeth Hooper, I’ve been learning the

Endoscopic Weight Loss Therapies

Endoscopic Weight Loss Therapies

August 25, 2021 · 0 comments

Endoscopic Weight Loss Therapies: Many of my patients find me because they feel they have reached a point where they have exhausted all non-invasive weight loss options. Despite being prescribed weight loss medications and modifying one’s diet and/or lifestyle, some patients still do not see the results they are looking

VSG and Changes in the Brain

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy VSG and Changes in the Brain

July 21, 2021 · 0 comments

How Does the VSG and Changes in the Brain Occur? Obesity not only affects metabolic health but also affects brain function and structure. Changes in the brain activity such as cognitive function (decrease memory capabilities, learning absorption) and brain atrophy have been seen in individuals with obesity. The treatment of

causes of weight regain

Medical Issues and Causes of Weight Regain & Weight Gain

July 12, 2021 · 0 comments

Causes of Weight Regain & Weight Gain: Have you been doing a good job of eating right, moving more, and generally taking great care of yourself? Do you find that all of this hard work is not translating to any movement of the scale in the southern direction? Or maybe the

Metabolic Surgery

6 Questions to Consider Before Metabolic Surgery

July 6, 2021 · 0 comments

Since metabolic surgery has evolved and improved, it has also become a little more complicated. Although the sleeve procedure has taken center stage in recent years, some centers and some surgeons might favor a different approach in individual cases. As an example, some surgeons may advise gastric bypass for a

Weight Loss Surgery Support

The Importance of Weight Loss Surgery Support Groups for All Stages

June 9, 2021 · 0 comments

Weight loss surgery (WLS) is a safe and effective treatment for obesity and can greatly reduce not only weight but also the numerous health conditions associated with obesity. Whether you are considering WLS or have already had it, finding a good weight loss surgery support group can help you achieve

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