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Post-Op day 9

Monday, March 29th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I stepped on the scale this morning and weighed 367.1 pounds.  I weighed 374.6 on morning of surgery.  I spent 2 nights in the hospital as I was having esophageal spasms and difficulty making me liquid intake requirements.  I went home ...

*Patient blog-Introduction to Sharon’s journey

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Hi!  My name is Sharon and my story started when I hit puberty.  I was always a normal weight kid until I stated turning into a little lady; it was all down hill from there.  Fast forward to high school where ...

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 ...

FAQ: Information on leak tests

Friday, May 15th, 2009 Posted in Duodenal switch, Vertical gastrectomy, Vertical sleeve gastrectomy, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

We have performed the vertical sleeve gastrectomy (vertical gastrectomy) in 1,300 patients and the duodenal switch in 900 patients, thus we have performed the sleeve gastrectomy procedure in over 2,000 patients since 1999.  In November of 2006, after completing over ...

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Update

Friday, March 27th, 2009 Posted in Diabetes, Duodenal switch, LapBand, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, San Francisco weight loss center, Vertical gastrectomy, Vertical sleeve gastrectomy, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

Last week was the Second Annual International Consensus Summit for Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (Vertical Gastrectomy) in Miami, Florida.  Over 400 surgeons from around the world attended.  There were three days of presentations and discussions.  Summarized below are some interesting points ...