Posts Tagged ‘surgery’

The lapband surgery was easy. Now what do I eat?

A few suggestions for food after the weight loss surgery.

Am now 3 weeks post op and feeling great! lost 1.8kg this week totalling 16.6kg (32.56pounds) since my WL journey started on 2/2/11. Back to basics this week and next week I have my first fill :)
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Gastric Sleeve Surgery Puerto Vallarta Mexico

www.medicaltourismco.com Success story of Puerto Vallarta Mexico Gastric sleeve trip. Beach town of Puerto Vallarta (also know PVR for its airport code) is a popular medical & tourism destination. Newer that gastric lapband or gastric bypass surgery, the gastric sleeve is also known as: Sleeve Gastrectomy, gastric bypass sleeve surgery, gastric sleeve procedure or Vertical Gastrectomy weight-loss surgery. This type of bariatric weight loss surgery is also a first step of another surgery known as the duodenal switch surgery. The gastric sleeve procedure has similar results as the lap band, but does not require regular follow ups. Locations popular for gastric sleeve are Mexico, Belgium, India, Costa Rica. For cash paying, the low cost price of gastric sleeve in Mexico is an added attraction. In most cases medical insurance do not pay for the gastric sleeve surgery. Puerto Vallarta is popular for weight loss surgery like sleeve surgery due to great weather, good hospital & doctors, safety and many tourist attractions.
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I’ve been wanting to make this video for a while and just could not work up the courage but…… he goes nothing :) Highest weight – 315 lbs Jan1, 2009 2 week preop diet day of surgery – 300 lbs Jan 13, 2009 Personal Goal 160 lbs reached Jan 2010 14 months post op – 159 lbs I fluctuate between 160 – 165 lbs

Minimally Invasive Surgery

About the Podcast: Minimally invasive surgery, also known as laparoscopic or keyhole surgery, is performed with small incisions and gives patients a much faster recovery. UMMC minimally invasive surgery expert, Dr. Patricia Turner, discusses the latest advances in minimally invasive surgery and says even some of the most complex operations can be done in this manner. Speaking with Ellen Beth Levitt, Dr. Turner describes the wide range of procedures performed with only a few small incisions, including gallbladder removal, reflux surgery, hernia repairs, appendectomy, kidney removal from living kidney donors, removal of colon tumors, bariatric surgery, and for heart bypass and heart valve operations. Dr. Turner is part of the University of Maryland Minimally Invasive Surgery Center. About the Expert: Dr. Patricia Turner is a general surgeon at the University of Maryland Medical Center and assistant professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Related Links: Dr. Patricia Turner www.umm.edu UMMC Department of General Surgery www.umm.edu UMMC Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery www.umm.edu Video: Minimally Invasive Surgery www.umm.edu Surgical Webcast: Minimally Invasive Inguinal Hernia Repair www.umm.edu Distributed by Tubemogul.
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PCOS – Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and WLS Weight loss surgery

Information I have found about the effects of Weight loss surgery on PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Here is the link I got most of my information from. I have most of my information first hand but I put the link up incase you felt you needed to share this information with your doctor. I hope it helps. www.uptodateonline.com

Hope’s Post-op surgery video 7
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Weight Loss Surgery Doesn’t Work Forever

If you are considering weight loss surgery or you had it already, do you have a rock-solid game plan for MAINTAINING the weight loss? Did you know that 20-50% of surgery patients don’t lose enough weight following surgery and up to 40% gain back the weight lossed? So for every 10 people who have surgery, 4 of them are fat again within 18 months! That doesn’t need to be you!!! I’m Coach Roz, here, committed to helping you find the courage to change. Meet me at the Virtual Weight Loss Center – www. noyoyodieting.com

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In this video: TOGA® (Transoral Gastroplasty) is an incision-free procedure for those seeking weight loss surgery with Nuffield Health. It is designed to be a simple, safe and minimally invasive weight loss procedure.
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Video # 17 – Questions about surgery in Mexico answered!

I get asked questions a lot about having surgery in Mexico and what it’s like so I decided to make a video with all the answers to those questions. Sorry it took so long to do but I hope it’s helpful to those who are considering surgery outside of the USA
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13 month – Plastic Surgery talk / Egypt!

My thoughts on plastic surgery and my upcoming Egypt trip. KOOTER33@hotmail.com email for paypal
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About the Video: According to recent studies, if you are very overweight, gastric bypass surgery could save your life. In part-two of this two-part interview with Dr. Mark Kligman, you will find out who can best benefit from the surgery and what types of lifestyle changes are necessary to make it a long-term success. Specific topics covered in this portion of the interview include: Interviews with three family members after gastric bypass Life after gastric bypass surgery Patient responsibilities after surgery Vitamins, minerals and supplements Exercise after gastric bypass surgery About the Expert: Dr. Mark Kligman is the director of the Center for Weight Management and Wellness at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He is also an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Related Links: Dr. Mark Kligman www.umm.edu Weight Loss Surgery (Part 1) www.youtube.com UMMC Center for Weight Management and Wellness www.umm.edu Overview: Surgical Weight Loss www.umm.edu Patient Success Stories: www.umm.edu Distributed by Tubemogul.

Less Invasive Surgery with SPIDER Surgical System

Bariatric surgeon, Dr. Sherman Yu, highlights the SPIDER Surgical System and its unique capabilities. The system is used to help surgeons perform complex surgery with multiple arms through a tiny incision. Surgeons have used the system to perform gastric banding, gastric sleeves, gallbladder removal, and several other types of surgeries. To learn more, visit www.spidersurgery.com.
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My surgery is a little over a week from now and I have received insurance approval and all of my medical clearances. I have also agreed to participate in a research study on the mechanisms of the effect of weight loss surgery on Type 2 Diabetes. Donovan: The Hurdy Gurdy Man www.dailymotion.com “vertical sleeve gastrectomy” surgery bariatric “weight loss” obesity hospital diabetes hypertension “high blood pressure” “sleep apnea” food puree “baby food” salmon chicken isopure Protein research
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Duke Weight Loss Surgery: Nutritional Evaluation and Ongoing

Duke’s Patrick Mahaney, RD, outlines his role in nutritional assessment and tracking along with the dietary modifications necessary for success after weight loss surgery. For more information visit www.dukehealth.org
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