Complications Blog Posts

After bariatric surgery, patients may experience an increase in dental health problems. Let's explore this connection between weight loss procedures and your smile.

Fernando Garcia Mar 18, 2017

Research suggests that while bariatric surgery can help people lose weight, it can also increase a person's risk for kidney disease and renal failure.

Fernando Garcia Feb 28, 2017

Gastric bypass surgery carries some risks of serious complications. Let's consider these and go over tips for prevention and post-op care.

Fernando Garcia Oct 26, 2016

Some bariatric surgery patients experience appendicitis after surgery. Our weight loss specialists examine why this complication may occur.

Fernando Garcia Oct 22, 2016

Reactive or postprandial hypoglycemia is a potential complication of gastric sleeve and other bariatric surgery procedures. Let's look into this matter in more detail.

Fernando Garcia Aug 26, 2015

Some reasons why you may not be losing weight after gastric sleeve surgery include excessive calorie consumption and lack of physical activity.

Fernando Garcia Apr 30, 2015

Gastric sleeve leakage can be potentially deadly. Knowing the warning signs of gastrointestinal leakage can save your life after sleeve gastrectomy.

Fernando Garcia Apr 25, 2015

Gastric sleeve surgery can fail as a result of leaks, GERD, and weight regain. Your bariatric surgeon can suggest corrective weight loss surgery options.

Fernando Garcia Feb 17, 2015

One of the rare but potential complications associated with gastric sleeve surgery are adhesions, which can result in small bowel obstructions.

Fernando Garcia Jun 28, 2014

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