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Procedure Description:

What you may not know is that morbid obesity has been found to affect the quality of your health and the length of your life. The medical & emotional benefits of weight loss procedures begin almost immediately after surgery. Over time, the benefits may include:

Benefits

  • Significant weight loss
  • Improvement of type 2 diabetes
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Lower cholesterol
  • Relief from sleep apnea
  • Relief from acid reflux/GERD
  • Decrease joint pains, improve mobility
  • Reduce incidence of Cancer
  • Improve mood & Self esteem

Risks

  • An internal infection from leakage of digestive juices into the body cavity
  • Wound infection at incision site
  • Hernias or weakening of abdominal wall
  • Development of gall bladder disease or gall bladder stamens due to rapid weight loss
  • Blood Clots
  • Vitamin deficiencies
  • As with any other surgical procedure-there is a risk of death.