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Is there any bariatric surgery that can be done outpatient
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I had the gastric sleeve operation preformed on June 2 of
I had the gastric sleeve operation preformed on June 2 of 2010. Unfortunately, I am not comfortable, nor trusting of the staff of this physician and I have not been given a true list or instructions f… read more
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