August 2014 Blog Posts
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.
Gastritis is a potential side effect/risk after gastric sleeve is performed, but it can be treated by your bariatric surgeon with relative ease.
Blood clots may occur after a gastric sleeve surgery has been performed. Bariatric surgeons and patients can prevent clots through various means.
Smoking negatively effects the results of gastric sleeve and other bariatric procedures. Patients should avoid tobacco before and after surgery.