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Get Your Front Row Seat To A Sleeve Gastrectomy This Saturday!

Thursday, May 17th, 2012 Posted in Bariatric surgery, News, surgical weight loss, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

Our office is buzzing with excitement about this Saturday's first ever live vertical sleeve gastrectomy! On Saturday, 5/19/12, at 8am, please join us by going to our website at http://www.lapsf.com/live-sleeve-gastrectomy-surgery/ Not only will you get the virtual experience, you will have ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 35

Monday, April 19th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I am now 5 weeks from vertical gastrectomy surgery and I have broke my stall!!! YIPPEE!! The scale said 353.9 this morning. I have now lost 46.6 pounds. This is going slower than I or my doctor thought it would, ...

Post op day 23

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Today is 23 days since surgery.  No change in the numbers on the scale yet.  I saw the Dr. yesterday and he is pleased with my status.  Healing well and progressing as I should be after the vertical sleeve gastrectomy.  ...

Post op day 14

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I have reached the 2 week out mark and have lost a total of 13.6 pounds since weight loss surgery and a total of 39.6 pounds since consult day, 1/11/10.  I am happy with my results and am looking forward ...

Post-op day 11

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I am still trucking along.  Tolerating my fluids, meeting protein and fluid goals.  Pain at the incision sites is almost non-existent.  I still will have an occasional esophageal spasm when I take in too much, but happens only once to ...