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Can a sonogram (sonar) see a gastric bypass surgery when the

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Can a sonogram (sonar) see a gastric bypass surgery when the person does a sonogram of the abdomen can the see the gastric bypass surgery ?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Can a sonogram (sonar) see a gastric bypass surgery when the person does a sonogram of the abdomen can they see the gastric bypass surgery ?
Because tomorrow I have an appointment for a sonogram of the abdomen to see my liver , spleen, ovaries etc so will the gastric bypass surgery show in the sonogram?
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Can a sonogram (sonar) see a gastric bypass surgery when the person does a sonogram of the abdomen can they see the gastric bypass surgery ?
Because tomorrow I have an appointment for a sonogram of the abdomen to see my liver , spleen, ovaries etc so will the gastric bypass surgery show in the sonogram?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

yes, a total abdominal ultrasound scan can see evidence of a gastric bypass surgery.

it can show the stomach being smaller from a gastric bypass

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
But they will only do the sonogram on the liver spleen and ovaries not stomach so will it still show?
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
But they will only do the sonogram on the liver spleen and ovaries not stomach so will the gastric bypass still show?
20 September 201
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

if they don't do the ultrasound over the stomach area, they may not see the gastric bypass surgery that has been done in the past.