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Dr. Cirangle to perform the first live sleeve gastrectomy and Twitter feed this Saturday!

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Diabetes, News, surgical weight loss, Uncategorized, Vertical gastrectomy | No Comments »

Seeking to educate the public about obesity and what happens in the operating room during  weight loss surgery, Dr. Paul T. Cirangle will be broadcasting a live laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy with a simultaneous Twittercast.  The first-ever event of its kind ...

Dear Food, Our friendship isn’t working and I need to move on. Sincerely, The New Me

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Duodenal switch, Eating healthy, LapBand, post weight loss surgery tips, Realize Band, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, surgical weight loss, Uncategorized, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

“Food feels like my best friend.” We hear this so often from our weight loss surgery patients. Maybe you can relate. When you’re upset, anxious, despondent, angry, or bored the instant calm that food provides can feel like your greatest ...

FAQ: Information on leak tests

Friday, February 18th, 2011 Posted in Vertical gastrectomy, Vertical sleeve gastrectomy, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

This is one of our top questions from prospective patients, so we thought it was worth reposting.   We have performed the vertical sleeve gastrectomy (vertical gastrectomy) in 1,600 patients and the duodenal switch in >900 patients, thus we have performed the ...

Dr. Cirangle to speak on the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

Friday, October 8th, 2010 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Uncategorized, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

Next Wednesday, October 13, 2010, Dr. Cirangle is providing expert testimony on behalf of SAGES (The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons) regarding the assessment, "Sleeve Gastrectomy as a Stand Alone Bariatric Procedure for Obesity" at the upcoming meeting ...

Facts on the mini gastric bypass

Friday, October 1st, 2010 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Duodenal switch, LapBand, Realize Band, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

Often leads to bile reflux, gastritis or esophagitis Potentially increases the risk of gastric cancer Not covered by insurance Abandoned as unsafe by virtually all weight loss surgery MD's Luckily, our patients have the option to pick from 4 great, safe surgeries with proven ...

Adjustable gastric band to sleeve conversions/revisions

Saturday, September 18th, 2010 Posted in Bariatric surgery, LapBand, Realize Band, surgical weight loss, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

As the popularity of adjustable gastric banding has increased in the United States, so have the problems associated with this approach to weight loss.  Issues with band slips, erosions and most commonly inadequate weight loss surgery results or weight regain ...

Post Op Day 58

Friday, May 7th, 2010 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Protein and calories, surgical weight loss, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

Hello everyone!  I had to wait until I could articulate my feelings of late without crying.  I was so happy and pleased with the surgical weight loss progress I had made when I last wrote.  The weight loss has continued ...

Post Op Day 46

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Vertical gastrectomy, Vertical sleeve gastrectomy, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

First of all, let me apologize for not writing sooner.  I have been in a very deep depression-like funk.  I have been suffering through a very strong overwhelming sense of buyer's remorse.  I didn't feel that it was right to ...

Post-op day 30

Thursday, April 15th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized, Vertical gastrectomy, Vertical sleeve gastrectomy, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

I am sorry that I have not written in a week. I didn't realize it had been that long. I made the 4 week mark on Monday, March 29th. Tomorrow will be 1 month out. from the vertical sleeve gastrectomy. ...

Getting Back on Track

Saturday, August 8th, 2009 Posted in Duodenal switch, Exercise, LapBand, Protein and calories, Realize Band, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, surgical weight loss, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

Throughout the surgical weight loss process you’ve developed some great eating habits.  Whether you have the LapBand, Realize Band, Vertical gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass or the Duodenal switch, you’ve worked so hard to maintain them but whether you are months ...