youngmi posted a discussion topic 11 months ago

With a lap band removed 2 weeks ago which was in for 10 years and dropped recalls out on those.

Researching over the past 6 months, I decided with the sleeve, less complications that you will have after 10 years.

I had Dr. Mark Pleatman

Kathy S. wrote 11 months, 1 week ago
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youngmi posted a discussion topic 11 months, 1 week ago

Thank you Dr. Pleatmen on removing my lap band that had dropped after 12 years and performing the vertical sleeve. I had my surgery 6 days ago home the day after surgery. I am following the guidelines and have dropped 15 pounds. I am 6'1 and was 290 an

youngmi posted a discussion topic 11 months, 1 week ago

I just had my lap band removed after 12 years which did nothing (DMC Detroit)and 13,000 back then.(Dr.Webber)

Why are these Doctors continuing to perform this as they know the band starts to come apart. Mine dropped which was pulling on a downw

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