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Dr.: I am 9 months post sleeve surgery and have lost 83% of
Dr. Dan: I am 9 months post sleeve surgery and have lost 83% of my excess weight. I have three hernias that I want repaired and have been told to wait til about 12-18 months. However, my weight loss i… read more
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Not the same person you are thinkingI am. I am female and had a very severe hiatal hernia with 98% of my stomach above my diaphragm. The surgery was over 4 hrs in length. I cannot seem to lose weight … read more
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Our daughter is very over-weight and is considering gastric
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Dr.: Have you ever had a patient seeking a gastric sleeve
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Dr.: Following up to my earlier question about hernia repair
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Dr.: If obesity is a strong reason why patients have a
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