Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

Gastric Bypass After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

August 30, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Gastric Bypass

If a gastric sleeve surgery does not work as planned, it can be converted to a gastric bypass or duodenal switch. Revision can improve results.

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Gastric Sleeve Surgery and the Risk of Gastritis

August 26, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Risks Gastritis

Gastritis is a potential side effect/risk after gastric sleeve is performed, but it can be treated by your bariatric surgeon with relative ease.

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Gastric Sleeve Surgery and the Risk of Blood Clots

August 22, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Risks Blood Clots

Blood clots may occur after a gastric sleeve surgery has been performed. Bariatric surgeons and patients can prevent clots through various means.

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The Effects of Smoking on Gastric Sleeve Surgery

August 18, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Side Effects Risks

Smoking negatively effects the results of gastric sleeve and other bariatric procedures. Patients should avoid tobacco before and after surgery.

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